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There are two types of companies: Those who know they’ve been hacked & those who don’t

“There are only two types of companies: Those that have been hacked and those that will be hacked.” – Robert S. Mueller, III, former Director...

Data security compliance countdown: how SMEs Can get ahead of the GDPR requirements

With less than a year to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, now is the time for small Australian...

Citrix’s Small Business Bootcamp: Technology 101

When it comes to technology, how confident are you that you have the right tools and knowledge to unlock your business potential? Are you well versed in technology buzzwords, or do you find yourself scratching your head at the notion the cloud is now so much more than just something in the sky?

Asia Pacific SMEs falling behind with security

A global survey has shown that SMEs in the Asia Pacific region are falling behind in IT security.

Microsoft plugs 22 security holes in Windows, Internet Explorer and MS Office

Microsoft has issued 12 security bulletins which address 22 vulnerabilities in its Windows products. Five of these vulnerabilities have been rated critical by Microsoft and businesses are advised to update their software accordingly.

WikiLeaks should be a wake-up call for business

WikiLeaks in releasing sensitive, embarrassing government information and with the threat of a similar fate in store for a US-based bank, has highlighted the need for all businesses to look at the possibility of an employee releasing sensitive information about your company.

Facebook users ‘voyeuristic’ at work

Facebook users spend 88 percent of their time on the social networking site looking at other peoples profiles, raising concerns about loss of productivity in the workplace according to a new Palo Alto Networks' report.

82.1% of all email in September was spam

Spam accounted for more than eight in every ten emails received in September, reducing productivity for businesses worldwide as employees clear out their inboxes and often miss important messages.

41 percent of medium sized businesses ‘hacking victims’

41 percent of Australian medium sized businesses have been victims of a hacking attack or an IT security incident in the past year according to the latest McAfee report The Security Paradox.

Senator Conroy warns about scam phone calls

Senator Stephen Conroy, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy is warning businesses about an increase in the number of scam phone calls in Australia.

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...