You’ve probably seen all manner of movies where the “hackers” are bypassing firewalls and security systems, and talking about it at the same time, whilst they endeavour to infiltrate heavily defended government and commercial systems.
Chances are you’ve come across a few western movies in your time – it’s almost part of growing up, seeing those Saturday afternoon reruns. Part of the magic of a great western is the title – it’s just enough to raise your interest, your intrigue and get you wanting to watch to find out what it’s all about.
Twitter has recently suggested all their users should update their passwords, not only for their platform but across any online platform you use. Whilst updating your password regularly for all your online identities is good advice, it may seem weird for Twitter to suggest updating passwords for all your online identities, so why have they done this?
A month after the introduction of the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme, IBM have released a study they sponsored that investigates the cost of data breaches across a range of different companies. Some important findings were made that give some insight into how much data breaches cost companies, as well as how these costs can be reduced.
It has been a month since the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme came into effect on 22 February 2018 and at least one major data breach has occurred in Australia since the scheme began.
Is your business affected by this new legislation?
On the 22nd of February 2018, the notifiable data breach scheme became effective. Companies are now obligated to notify the government of data breaches that are likely to result in serious harm to any individuals whose personal information was breached.
According to experts, passwords shouldn’t be the only way you defend your accounts. After all, hackers have plenty of tricks and tools to steal them. So to help businesses fully understand the risks involved, Google conducted a study on the causes of account hijacking. The results From March 2016 to March 2017, Google and UC […]
No business owner wants their customers’ data leaked, but no matter how well your prevention plan is, the unexpected can happen. And when it does, what will determine the fate of your business is how well you respond to it. So before you start planning an incident response, read the following story and recite this: […]