The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has reported that during the 2020 financial year, 59,803 cybercrime reports were made, equating to 164 cybercrime reports per day on average or one report every 10 minutes! The most common and frustrating type of cybercrime utilizes malicious software that makes data and systems inaccessible until the victim makes a payment, this is what the experts refer
Understanding and practicing cybersecurity. Did you know that one in four Australian adults have been victimized by some form of cybercrime in 2017? On average, this costs 6 million Australians approximately $195 and around 16 hours to reverse damages. 43% of cyber-attacks are aimed towards small businesses but anyone can fall victim to online scams. In 2019, cybercrime cases are constantly making their way
As the need to protect IT systems and data is increasing, the terms backup and Disaster Recovery are being more and more used. However, they are more often used in the wrong context than in the right ones. It is very common for people to misunderstand the terms while discussing how one can better protect the data and the systems involved. “Having a backup
Regardless of the industry, every business runs on data. Modern business houses recognise the importance of protecting their critical data, which is why they take appropriate measures to safeguard it. One of the basic ways of protecting valuable data is backing it up. It is imperative to have regular backups even for a small business. Data loss happens, and if and when it does, it can
Nowadays, we cannot even think of a day without technology. For a business operation point of view, technology is a lot more critical. The functional area of any business relies heavily on the IT infrastructure, i.e. Data storage, networks, hardware, software and so on. Therefore, entrepreneurs or business executives want to craft an effective strategic plan to be successful in every
In our last couple of blogs, we’ve discussed how to protect your network, Cloud, and your organization’s ICT system. But we missed out Mobile security completely. We need to seriously consider security of the most important digital device—mobile phone that remains with us 24/7 and holds most of our sensitive information. In recent years, cybercriminals have been increasingly looking for ways to attack
To secure your organization from cybercriminals, you must be able to protect your data. And to protect your data at all times, you should know when it’s under potential or actual attack, and by what. Right from APTs (Advanced Persistent Threats), ransom ware, data theft and financial fraud, cyber threats can enter to your data in all shapes and sizes and cause critical
Office 365 users may think they are well protected against any kind of cyber threat. But it is not completely secure and can attract a cyber attack, which can be disastrous for their business. Give it a complete protection with Kaspersky Security. DID YOU KNOW THAT 3.5 MILLION EMAILS ARE SENT EVERY SECOND? IT ONLY TAKES FEW SECONDS TO BRING DOWN YOUR ENTIRE BUSINESS. We all know
From Uber to Australian Defence and Aussie government banks, 2017 witnessed some biggest security lapses in the last decade. Read these highlights: (Source - As published in CRN News)
- Uber disclosed in November that hackers had stolen information from up to 57 million rider and driver accounts last year in a massive data breach. The company paid the thieves US$100,000 in October 2016 to delete the data and keep quiet about the breach, according to a Bloomberg News report.
- The personal details of 48,270 Australian government, banking and utility employees were exposed online by a third-party contractor.
- An attack on a subcontractor to Australian Defence resulted in the loss of 30 GB of "commercially sensitive" documents. The highly sensitive documents included projects for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program and the P-8 Poseidon “submarine killer” plane and detailed designs of Australian Navy ships.