cyber security

What is a cyber security compliance assessment?

There is no difference between a gap assessment and a compliance assessment. In both cases, the objective is to pinpoint gaps within your security controls. The identified gaps may not necessarily insinuate the existence of a tangible cyber security risk, however the compliance assessment will…

Continue Reading

How can companies improve their security maturity levels?

With more than 43 per cent of cyber all attacks aimed at small businesses, it’s essential that you develop solid security practices to protect business assets and critical data. Otherwise, you risk reputational damage, financial losses, and costly downtime. But when it comes to improving your company’s security ‘maturity’ levels…

Continue Reading

A guide to supply chain attacks

Cyberspace is a growing risk for many businesses – a ticking time bomb waiting to go off when it’s least expected. In the current cyber threat landscape, it’s not a matter of if you’ll get attacked but when. Hackers are always coming up with ingenious new ways to perpetrate cybercrimes, be it data theft…

Continue Reading

Federated Identity Management (FIM) vs. Single Sign On (SSO)

Cyber security has become big news in recent years after a number of major breaches hit the headlines. Despite this, Australians are seriously lax when it comes to passwords. Around 90% of Australians say that they know that reusing passwords is insecure, but…

Continue Reading

Data Breaches involving MSPs

Data breaches are common among Australian businesses, with malicious attacks, human error, and system faults continuing to compromise digital records in multiple industry sectors. In order to keep track of significant breaches, the Office of the Australian Information…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading
Scroll to top