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SMEs and Start-Ups: Cybersecurity Awareness Training Part 2

In our previous blog, we listed two of the biggest reasons why start-ups and SMEs should make cybersecurity training and awareness a priority. A continuation of that list can be found below.   As your new business expands, your staff needs to grow as well With the advancement of modern technology, employees are more aware […]

date:  Feb 26, 2021 comments:  0
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SMEs and Start-Ups: Cybersecurity Awareness Training Part 1

For the most part, multinational corporations and other large businesses and/or enterprises are seen as the only ones who need cybersecurity awareness and training. This is because they are far more likely to be targeted by hackers and other threats, as they have more to lose than a newer, smaller company or organisation. What may […]

date:  Feb 26, 2021 comments:  0
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Facebook – How Do I Get My Content Back In Australia?

In what seems to be a snap decision, Facebook has shut down hundreds of pages belonging to government agencies, businesses, hospitals and various other services by deeming their Facebook pages to be “news content”.  Has your business been affected?  Today, Facebook’s media bans in Australia have taken effect and it’s caused complete chaos amongst legitimate businesses and organisations. It appears that the application […]

date:  Feb 18, 2021 comments:  0
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Brand Protection: 3 Cyber Threats You Should Prepare For

A business’s branding placement is a significant contributor to its success as a company. Consider how tech giants Apple and Samsung remain reliable providers for mobile phones in recent years. Their strong branding presence makes them a household name synonymous with iPhone and Android phones. However, being in the limelight can also be a risk […]

date:  Feb 16, 2021 comments:  0
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All You Need to Know About LinkedIn Fraud

LinkedIn is the most popular social network used by professionals, with nearly 740 million members in more than 200 countries worldwide. This widespread network makes it a prime target for online scammers that want to steal money or massive amounts of personal information.   Unsuspecting users use LinkedIn to seek professional opportunities and career advancement. […]

date:  Feb 16, 2021 comments:  0
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A Guide To Brand Protection And How It Works

In this day and age, crime is no longer limited to physical and tangible circumstances. Cybercriminals have taken it to the next level and are constantly trying their best to commit digital lawlessness, making it harder to track and trace. As a business owner, what can you do to safeguard your brand?   The good […]

date:  Feb 16, 2021 comments:  0
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Cyber Dilemmas: 3 Dangerous Facts of Phishing Scams

It can be dangerous to rely on digital platforms all the time. Although it can make our lives easier through online reservations and even remote work conditions, that doesn’t mean it’s completely free of any dangers. More people are at risk of suffering from cyberattacks since most business and official transactions are shifting to digital […]

date:  Feb 12, 2021 comments:  0
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The Truth About Digital Piracy: Everything You Need to Know

Online piracy continues to be a long-standing issue. Despite the advancements of technology, pirates continue to get more clever and elusive. In turn, laws to prevent piracy becomes even harsher. A popular piracy case today is through torrents. In line with that, here are some myths surrounding digital piracy:   Anti-Piracy Laws Have No Effect […]

date:  Feb 11, 2021 comments:  0
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3 Effective Ways to Combat and Address Digital Piracy

Pirates do not only exist in legends or on the seas. They also exist in the digital world, looking to steal content and share it with others. While in the past, pirated material was not too accessible—let alone safe—today, it becomes almost a norm! It comes in any form, from access to television content to […]

date:  Feb 11, 2021 comments:  0
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Understanding How Lookalike Domains Target Websites

It’s not uncommon for people to be victims of lookalike domains, especially for popular platforms such as Facebook and Google. Cybercriminals use these copycat sites to impersonate reputable organisations to perform various harmful acts. They can use these to send phishing emails or malware delivery to damage your credibility and brand. Besides well-known platforms, it’s […]

date:  Feb 08, 2021 comments:  0
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