Risk Management

Are ransomware attacks becoming a cost of doing business in Australia?

It’s easy to see why ransomware is such a cash cow for cybercriminals. It’s more efficient and profitable than other cybercrimes and by exploiting our near-total dependence on the internet, bad actors can demand millions of dollars to restore operations. It’s also the worst-kept secret among Australia’s cyber community that businesses have been quietly paying millions in ransoms to bad actors who have stolen or encrypted their data.

A guide to closing the gaps through Penetration Testing

One of the best ways to validate your security controls is through simulated attacks on your systems by authorised ethical hackers, commonly called a Penetration Test. Ethical hackers perform penetration tests using the same techniques and tools as adversaries to identify issues and weaknesses in systems and demonstrate real world business impacts.

How to Protect Your Legal Practice from Payment Redirection Fraud

This article is aimed at helping legal professionals who commonly provide payment instructions for trust accounts and other transactions over email. Providing...

Email Impersonation Scams: What You or Your IT Staff Can Do to Protect Your Business

A major cyber threat to Australian businesses is email-based impersonation scams targeting key personnel. The scheme involves cybercriminals mimicking...

How to Protect Your Legal Practice from Payment Redirection Fraud

This article is aimed at helping legal professionals who commonly provide payment instructions for trust accounts and other transactions over email. Providing payment instructions over email puts you at risk of payment redirection fraud. In this article, you will learn why Australian legal professionals are high-value targets for cybercriminals and why you...

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