Tag Archives: Cyber Security for SMEs

Is it time we killed off passwords?

Passwords are the most common type of account authentication. We use them to log into almost every app, website, and device. Unfortunately, they are also the weakest link in cybersecurity. Recent attacks at Cisco Talos, Twilio, and Cloudflare, have all shown that basic account authentication is failing to keep the hackers out. Passwords are a […]

Why Cyber Security Training is So Important

Organisations are always looking for ways to enhance their security practices, and one of the most effective ways of doing so is to enrol employees in cybersecurity awareness training courses. By taking time to educate employees about how to keep themselves and the business safe, you can mitigate a lot of security threats that we […]

Outsourcing Your Cyber Security

Outsourcing the IT and cyber security for your organisation is an excellent way to save money and time, as well as overcome a very significant and growing cybersecurity skills gap. Outsourced Cyber Security programs can help reduce the burden on you in terms of cybersecurity, taking technical responsibilities out of your hands. Outsourced cybersecurity can […]

Are you on the Naughty, Nice or Breach list this Christmas?

A Christmas breach Santa’s list has just been stolen! A list of all the children’s Personally Identifiable Information (PII) – Name, Address, details of good behaviour, best-friend facts, desired toys, and Santa’s favourite treat. Bad news for Santa, who is now looking at GDPR fines, and bad news for the millions of kids who don’t […]

Cyber Security Tips for Black Friday Weekend

2021 has been another strange year. Since 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our everyday lives – particularly the way we celebrate the festive season. As a SOC Analyst at CommSec, my mind goes to helping people stay safe online this Black Friday Weekend. Just as the decorations seem to go up earlier and earlier […]

So You Clicked On A Phishing Link – Now what?

“November & December” is the time where many vendors promote their products with offers as well as the time for baiting into suspicious promotion links (phishing emails). Most of us have learned to predict and report the phishing emails. But it is also important to know what we should do when we accidentally click on […]