When it comes to the success of a business cybersecurity strategy, the focus is usually on software, passwords, network, and data. For example, you always hear about updates being needed to software and operating systems, but companies often neglect firmware security.
Blog Category - Security
Does Your Current IT Support Provider Put Security First ?
2020 was a banner year for cyberattacks worldwide, and Australia saw more attacks during the first half of 2020 than it did in all of 2019. This increase in online threats has driven many organisations to seek out help with their IT management and cybersecurity from an IT professional.
Why Businesses Need DNS Protection
DNS security has become more critical as Domain Name Server requests have become a larger target for cyber criminals. While DNS is a vital function of how the internet works by connecting IP addresses to website URLs, it can also be manipulated and become a point of vulnerability.
Now's the Time to Implement Digital Signatures into Your Business Operations
Now that we're working from home and reducing visits to our customers, we need a new way to sign off on documents. It has become much more complicated to get people together, and as a result important contracts can be left in limbo waiting on a signature.
Securely Work from Home
The new normal for almost all of our customers is to have at least 50% of their employees now working from home. For many, it's over 80% (Netcare for example).
Given the immediate rush to move everyone to some sort of remote working arrangement has passed, the next priority is to circle back around and make sure that our rapid introduction of work-from-home solutions hasn't compromised our business security.
Do You Know Your Microsoft Secure Score?
As a way to help their Windows and Office 365 users better protect their data from malicious cyberattacks, Microsoft offers Microsoft Secure Score. This is an overall score for data security compared to a recommended Windows baseline and Office 365 controls. It’s designed to help organizations gain insight into where they stand and take advantage of suggestions for improving their score.
Every Business Manager Needs to Know About The Essential Eight
With an understanding of the growing threats that companies face and the challenges of blocking data breaches on multiple fronts, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has published a prioritized list of eight essential data security strategies to help businesses protect their systems against attacks.
The 5 Critical Steps of IT Risk Management to Prevent a Data Breach or Costly Downtime
Most people can easily identify with the need to protect your business premises or vehicles from peril, because being without either would put your company’s well-being at a significant risk. But, what about your IT infrastructure?
The Internet is getting faster allowing businesses to implement cost-effective cloud hosted applications, rich media solutions and VoIP.
But it's also the case that the Internet is getting more dangerous. Hardly a day goes by now without the news media reporting another serious cyber security breach.
Dark Web Monitoring
The Dark Web is the underbelly of the Internet, where cybercriminals can anonymously trade the sensitive data of millions of companies. Dark Web monitoring is a service provided by ID Agent that searches the Dark Web for your businesses stolen credentials, to help prevent the risk of future cyber attacks.