Are You Lost in The Cybersecurity Jungle: Don’t Go Unprepared!

Cyber Security Jungle

Cybersecurity is like a jungle: a sprawling, bewildering landscape that businesses find hard to explore. As an IT Provider, we understand the uncertainty that comes with trying to navigate the complex world of cybersecurity. The jungle is vast, with threats hidden in the undergrowth if you set anything up incorrectly and the path to safety (and compliance) is not clear. Continue reading

Don’t Fall for a Deepfake Scam?

DeepFake

Deepfakes becoming are becoming increasingly sophisticated but what exactly is a Deepfake?

In simple terms, Deepfakes are videos or images manipulated using artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Continue reading

Top Breaches of 2023 and How You Can Protect Yourself

Computer Security

The battle against cyber threats is an ongoing challenge and unfortunately there is no one thing that will protect you 100% and 2023 has proven to be a watershed year for data breaches. Data compromises have surged to an all-time high in the U.S. This is based on data from the first 9 months of the year. Meaning that numbers will only end up higher for the year. Continue reading

Do You Really Need It All? Understanding the Need for Comprehensive Cybersecurity

Security Testing

As a small business owner, your top priority is keeping costs low while supporting business growth. Your IT provider recommends investing in a robust stack of cybersecurity software and owners wonder whether they really need all those solutions. Continue reading

Explanation of Security Layers

A lot of people ask me about security and are often confused when I say you need multiple layers of security. This blog aims to explain the multiple layers and relates them to how you secure your own home or office. Continue reading

Be On the Lookout for Ransomware Pretending to Be a Windows Update

In a lot of these blog articles on security I always say you need to keep your software up to date. But what happens when that so called update is ransomware? This is the nightmare caused by an emerging cybersecurity threat called Big Head. Continue reading

10 Biggest Cybersecurity Mistakes of Australian Small Businesses

Security

It is often lax cybersecurity practices that enable cybercriminals to breach companies. This is especially true when it comes to SMBs (small and mid-sized businesses) as they often don’t prioritise cybersecurity measures. They may be just fully focused on growing the company and they think they have a lower data breach risk. Cybersecurity is not only a concern for large corporations and is a critical issue for small businesses as well. Small businesses are often seen as attractive targets for cybercriminals as they don’t spend the time to implement proper cyber security defensive methods. Continue reading

M365 Secure Score – What Is It?

Security

Security should be a priority no matter the size of your business. Microsoft has recognised how hard it is to work out the strength of your security and has come up with a Secure Score measurement in its 365 Defender dashboard. But what is Secure Score, and how does it help your business? This article aims to explains the basics. Continue reading

What Is Cybersecurity Insurance?

Cyber Insurance

While cybersecurity insurance is still a pretty new concept for many small businesses, it has been around since the 1990s to provide coverage for mainly large enterprises. Back then it covered things like data processing errors and online media. Since that time, the policies for this type of liability coverage have changed. Continue reading