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31 August 2021 10:38 am

Author:

Rachael Adams

How to Prevent a Ransomware Attack: Tips for Businesses

Ransomware continues to be a major global threat, and with volumes increasing in Australia it is now more vital than ever that businesses protect themselves. Investing in preventative cyber security measures is much more cost effective than the funds required to recover from a ransomware incident.

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12 August 2021 12:23 pm

Author:

Rachael Adams

The Microsoft 365 Security Tips Every Business Should Know

Even now, after recent cyber attacks hit the mainstream news, there is still a common misconception that cyber-criminals aim primarily at big business and government. Unfortunately for smaller organisations, the truth is that small business is the target of 43% of cyber-crimes. After all, for a hacker, it can be easier to breach the defences of a business that doesn’t employ a cyber-security expert.

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22 July 2021 12:27 pm

Author:

Rachael Adams

Does Your Business Need to Consider Cyber Insurance?

Cybercrime is on the rise, with data breaches, ransomware attacks, and phishing attempts a huge concern for Australian businesses. Many organisations are now looking to cyber liability insurance to minimise their risk of loss.

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8 April 2021 2:37 pm

Author:

Rachael Adams

Checklist: How to Run a Business Security Audit

For every headline about security breaches in corporate and government organisations, many more cyber-incidents occur without the same fanfare. For those whose small and mid-sized businesses are affected, though, the impact is no less severe. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) receives a report of cyber crime every ten minutes, and says 62% of small-to mid-sized businesses have experienced a cyber security incident.

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23 March 2021 9:45 am

Author:

Rachael Adams

Staying Safe: TechPath’s Cyber Security Guide and Tips for Australian Businesses

For small businesses, the effect of cyber breaches can be especially catastrophic. While no organisation wants to feel the pain of losing information, compromising customer information, or losing access to essential IT systems, smaller organisations typically lack the PR muscle to rebuild their reputation, or the finances to cover the high costs that are involved. Many never recover from getting hacked, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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26 November 2020 9:58 am

Author:

Rachael Adams

The Biggest Cyber-Security Risks Hurting Small and Medium Businesses

The Australian Cyber Security Centre stated recently that ‘small businesses can be big targets for cyber-criminals’, citing a study showing 62% of small businesses had been a victim of a cyber security incident. While small and medium businesses may be less obvious targets than, say, ASIO or the big four banks, they are also a softer target. After all, there is a far lower chance of getting caught if they steal a low amount from many small businesses.

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22 June 2020 11:36 am

Author:

Rachael Adams

Cyber Security Attack on Australian Businesses

Reports have been circulating in the media of cyber attacks aimed at Australia. These reports mention a sophisticated attack targeting Australian businesses and government departments, using a variety of methods such as exploits and phishing attacks.

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3 February 2020 2:21 pm

Author:

Rachael Adams

Hackers Using Coronavirus to Spread Malicious Malware

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the Coronavirus outbreak to infiltrate inboxes with malicious malware, so they can spy on victims and steal financial data.

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16 January 2020 2:01 pm

Author:

Rachael Adams

The New Criminals Targeting Your Inbox: How to Avoid Email Scams

From schoolchildren to grandparents, everyone with an inbox has received scam emails that take a mass distribution approach. There is, though, a new breed of scam that is carefully targeted at businesses… and some are losing hundreds of thousands of dollars before they find out.

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22 October 2019 2:09 pm

Author:

Rachael Adams

Alert: Malicious Dropbox Links in Circulation

Fraudulent Dropbox Email Containing Malicious Link Over the last few days, we have received numerous reports from clients who have received a fraudulent email posing as a purchase order via a Dropbox link. The body of the email informs the receiver that a new purchase order has been shared with them and includes a purchase order […]

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