Data security

Zero Trust Cyber Security – the gold standard to keep you safe

2020-01-16T13:25:39+11:00

Stopping an attacker bursting through the network perimeter is the "traditional" focus of organisations. The inside of the network is viewed as safe and users are given broad access to >>

Zero Trust Cyber Security – the gold standard to keep you safe2020-01-16T13:25:39+11:00

4 tips for a rock solid disaster recovery plan

2019-12-07T14:52:15+11:00

First things first: Disaster Recovery (DR) is not backup. What is backup? Backing up is simply taking a copy of your data and storing it. Backup has a number of >>

4 tips for a rock solid disaster recovery plan2019-12-07T14:52:15+11:00

APRA says that financial institutions are making basic cyber security errors

2020-03-25T15:25:19+11:00

Basic 'cyber hygiene' is an ongoing area of concern in the financial services sector. Since issuing their latest Cyber Security guidelines in July 2019, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority >>

APRA says that financial institutions are making basic cyber security errors2020-03-25T15:25:19+11:00

12 days of Hackmas

2019-11-29T10:58:08+11:00

schadenfreude n.Pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others. n.Malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune. n.delight in another person's misfortune Welcome to the 12 days of Hackmas where we go through 12 >>

12 days of Hackmas2019-11-29T10:58:08+11:00

Should you cover your webcam just like Mark Zuckerberg does?

2019-11-12T04:05:54+11:00

Yep. You absolutely should. And stuff chewing gum into your laptop microphone. There are cameras and lenses everywhere. On the side of buildings, in your phone and in your laptop. >>

Should you cover your webcam just like Mark Zuckerberg does?2019-11-12T04:05:54+11:00

Can your smart TV really be hacked?

2019-11-05T03:22:42+11:00

It's hard to fathom what really makes a TV smart, but the marketing geniuses at just about every manufacturer seem to think that a "Smart TV" is a TV that >>

Can your smart TV really be hacked?2019-11-05T03:22:42+11:00

Why are all the scammers from Nigeria?

2019-11-01T07:00:56+11:00

Keen followers of my articles will recall a previous article named "Why do phishing email be writtened such bad english? Turns out it's intentional..." In that article, I explored why >>

Why are all the scammers from Nigeria?2019-11-01T07:00:56+11:00

When a business gets security all wrong – what we learned

2019-10-25T14:00:45+11:00

Note: We sat on this post for 24 months intentionally to give enough breathing space between the events laid out in the article, hoping that the business named got things >>

When a business gets security all wrong – what we learned2019-10-25T14:00:45+11:00

Cyber Insurance… here to stay, but ultimately is it worth it?

2019-10-24T17:25:12+11:00

If your business works with an Insurance Broker, then chances are you've had a discussion about "Cyber Insurance". What is Cyber Insurance? The past 10 years have seen massive changes >>

Cyber Insurance… here to stay, but ultimately is it worth it?2019-10-24T17:25:12+11:00

What can someone get from your laptop if you lose it?

2019-10-08T10:51:16+11:00

It could happen to anyone. You're busy working away at your local hipster cafe, distracted by the coffee that you're now required to construct whilst trying to hold a conversation >>

What can someone get from your laptop if you lose it?2019-10-08T10:51:16+11:00

Increased cyber attacks must trigger equivalent action

2019-09-19T14:49:57+10:00

Recent and widely publicised cyber attacks must be the impetus for a renewed and more concerted and coordinated global commitment to strengthen cyber security capabilities. In May 2017, the WannaCry >>

Increased cyber attacks must trigger equivalent action2019-09-19T14:49:57+10:00

Why deleting your Google history is a must-do

2019-08-21T17:13:07+10:00

How comfortable with Google having a copy of everything you've searched... ever? Unless you move to a private search engine DuckDuckGo, then your search engine still likely has a copy >>

Why deleting your Google history is a must-do2019-08-21T17:13:07+10:00

Turn On Encryption In Facebook Messenger NOW!

2019-08-18T09:56:21+10:00

Facebook Messenger's 'Secret Conversations' allow end-to-end encryption, but the feature is opt-in. Here's how to turn it on and use it. End-to-end encryption means that your conversations are encrypted from >>

Turn On Encryption In Facebook Messenger NOW!2019-08-18T09:56:21+10:00