Month: January 2021

Preparing and responding to cyber security incidents

According to a report by the OAIC (Office of the Australian Information Commissioner), there were 518 notifiable data breach incidents in the first half of 2020. The report cites malicious criminal activities and human error as the leading causes of data breaches. Looking at those figures, not much seems to have changed over the last two years…

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How do offensive security and open-source intelligence keep your data safe?

The holidays are officially over, so now you can enjoy your summer, free from worries about cybercrime, right? While it is true that the holidays give rise to an increase in online crime, hackers and other online criminals also target businesses during more relaxed times…

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Vulnerability scanning vs Penetration testing

In the evolving world of cyber security, IT systems constantly face new threats. The Australian Cyber Security Centre reports that in Australia, a cybercrime is reported approximately every 10 minutes. A breach can heavily impact operations and cost valuable time and money. To stay secure, organisations need to test…

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Ransomware in Australia: What you need to know

Ransomware is a huge problem for businesses across the world, and Australia’s no exception. Below, we break down everything you should know about this emerging threat, and how to keep your data safe.

Ransomware Attack Trends

Ransomware is a type of malware hackers use to scramble your files…

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