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Is malicious automation really a threat?

Automation is a common business tool used to make systems and processes more efficient for various industries, from financial services to manufacturing. Companies can automate tasks such as data entry, customer service, and forecasting, increasing productivity and reducing overheads. The cybersecurity industry is also using automation tools in a bid to increase protection against malicious […]
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Steps to managing a data breach

With the number of Australian businesses using the internet rapidly increasing, so too has the number of data breach incidents, most notably in the financial and healthcare industries. Data breach prevention is essential in the age of the internet. With the number of data breaches constantly increasing each year, companies can’t afford not to invest […]
How application whitelisting protects your business - Les Métiers du Numérique

How application whitelisting protects your business

Application whitelisting is one of the ‘Essential Eight’ cyber security mitigation strategies established by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). It is one of the most effective mitigation strategies in cyber security. The Essential Eight are a list of eight strategies and the ACSC recommends they be implemented to protect the digital assets of businesses. […]
How supply chain attacks work - My Restful Mind Inc.

How supply chain attacks work

The rise in supply chain attacks over recent years is a clear sign that organisations need to consider them a serious threat. The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity this year predicted a four-fold increase over the next year.  These days, endpoint security like stringent password protection, multi-factor authentication and virus scanning, is not enough. Organisation’s […]
Common Cybersecurity Risks - Dark web

Common Cybersecurity Risks

Common Cybersecurity Risks Since the inception of the internet, cybersecurity has always been a risk. And it’s not going to go away any time soon. Over time, malicious actors have become smarter, too. Staying ahead of the cybersecurity curve with a pro-active rather than a reactive approach is how businesses can outsmart them. The pandemic […]
PrintNightmare: Why you need to update your Windows OS NOW! - Printer

PrintNightmare: Why you need to update your Windows OS NOW!

In the wake of recent large-scale cyberattacks around the world, Microsoft has declared that a further critical vulnerability has been discovered in the aptly named PrintNightmare Print Spooler nightmare. This is not something that should be taken lightly by anyone and here’s why… On June 29th, 2021, a security researcher and technical architect tweeted a […]
Changing supplier bank details on your accounting systems - Phishing

Changing supplier bank details on your accounting systems

Currently we are seeing a spike in email account breaches now that more people are working from home; every time the problem could have been avoided. The solution  – Multi-Factor Authentication.  With more people using their own PCs at home to do work – PCs outside of the ‘normal’ work environment – users are more […]