Australian Ransomware Breaches Rise 24%

The latest report from the (Australian Government) Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) show close to a 25% increase in notifiable data breaches resulting from ransomware incidents. The Australian Government agency received 446 data breach notifications for the reporting period January to June 2021. Top 5 Industry Sectors Health service providers Financial (inc. superannuation)…

Reducing Risk: Understanding the Five Most Common Cyber-Security Attacks and How to Combat them

Protect Your Data From Cyber Attacks In my previous blog “Fear of the Unknown: Navigating Tools of the New Digital Age”, I touched on the speed and scale of technological change. It is quite remarkable how much sensitive information travels through computers, servers, mobile devices, etc. While cybersecurity is often a priority for many companies,…

How to Create a Cloud Policy for your Small Business

As you begin to move your company away from a physical infrastructure and into the cloud, it’s important to make sure that proper security policies are in place. While you may have a general information security policy, don’t think that absolves your organisation from the need for a specific cloud security policy. The dangers that come along with using cloud software or infrastructure are markedly different than those of the typical security concerns encountered by most organisations.