How small businesses can tackle targeted cyber attacks
Running a business with a cybersafe mindset is critical to surviving, particularly as Australia’s SMBs prepare to emerge from the pandemic with a more digitally-driven hybrid workforce than ever.
Businesses urged to update Microsoft Exchange in response to security threats
The Australian Government is urging businesses to update their Microsoft Exchange software in order to protect against newly identified vulnerabilities.
Australia’s Nine Network hit with major cyber attack; Federal Parliament experiences disruption
Australia’s Nine Network has been the target of what may be the largest-scale cyber attack thus far on an Australian media company…
Global Microsoft cyber attack leaves Australian businesses vulnerable
The global cyber attack Microsoft shed light on last week has hit tens of thousands of businesses – and Australia’s feeling the brunt of it as well.
Q&A: Cybersecurity and how to lower the risk to your business
We sat down with Scott McKinnel, a manager at international cybersecurity company Tenable, to discuss the cyber threats putting businesses at risk and what can be done to crack down on these vulnerabilities.
Emotet: International operation takes down world’s most dangerous malware
Investigators from the United States, England, Canada, France, Netherlands, Lithuania and the Ukraine joined forces for this massive takedown…
When it comes to security, there is no finish line
Byline: Jim Cook, Regional ANZ Director, Malwarebytes The introduction of the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme (NDBS) in February 2018 focused the attention of Australian businesses on security. Since that time, there have been more than 800 breaches reported – the majority of them from the healthcare sector. With this focus in mind, the business sector […]
Cybercriminals turn to email impersonation as businesses focus on security against malware
With organisation preoccupied with the security challenge posed by malware, cybercriminals are switching impersonation attacks to bypass email security systems, according to research undertaken by Mimecast. The global email and data security company has released its latest Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), which revealed that while most organisations are treating malicious attachments and spam as […]
Is it time to outsource your SME’s IT?
All small to medium business owners have been there. The point where they find themselves wearing multiple hats due to a lack of resources. They are not only the owner, but also the sales person, the marketing person, the human resources person, and IT support. This frequently leaves business owners stretched thin, to the point […]