A Guide to Performing a Cyber Security Risk Assessment

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No matter the size of your business, a cyber security risk assessment is vital to ensuring your business avoids cyber attacks that might interrupt operations or cause your business to cease operating completely. Whilst there’s no way to completely eliminate the risk of a cyber security incident, there are many measures you can take to reduce the chance of cyber … Read More

5 Key Elements in IT Services and Management

S&FIT Security

IT Services and Management can loosely be defined as how Information Technology teams manage the delivery of IT services to an organisation. There are many elements that make up how an IT Services and Management strategy is run, with the following five elements being key to managing these services effectively. IT Support There’s little doubt that the most important element … Read More

Defense in Depth (DiD): Think Like a Hacker

Zoran TasevskiIT Security

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The current threat landscape is rapidly advancing, with cybercriminals constantly upgrading their toolset to break through security defenses. If you want to outsmart malicious hackers, it’s time to start thinking like them. Fend them off with various layered defense methods. This is what Defense in Depth (DiD) is all about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines DiD … Read More

World Password Day

Zoran TasevskiIT Security

Happy World Password Day! Did you know that the first Thursday in May is World Password Day?  To celebrate this iconic day in the otherwise eventful world of IT we wanted to share some wisdom with our audience. So much can hinge on a password, this small string of characters can be the only thing keeping the contents of your … Read More

Is Ransomware Still a Threat

Zoran TasevskiIT Security

Here’s a weird question: Do you think you are a better than average driver? If your answer is yes, then you should know that you are not alone. About 90% of drivers think they are better than other motorists. It has to do with optimism bias, the belief that we are more likely to experience good outcomes than bad ones. … Read More

Cyber Security Checklist

Zoran TasevskiIT Security

How to Protect Your Data From Breaches If you’re concerned about corporate network security at your business, you may be wondering how you can maximize your cyber security, maintain effective risk management, and take proper security measures to protect your data. With this cybersecurity checklist from Technetics Consulting, you can make sure that you’re protected from data breaches, hacking, and … Read More

Australian Businesses Have Been Hit Hard By Phishing Scams

Zoran TasevskiIT Security

Phishing is one of the most common causes of business data theft and the loss of both personal information and business information. Worldwide, 64% of businesses experience a phishing attack each year, and in 2020, we experienced the highest rate of phishing emails and SMS phishing scams since 2016. In Australia, specifically, phishing messages are a growing issue and a … Read More

Which Cloud Platforms Are The Most Secure

Zoran TasevskiCloud Computing, IT Security

If you want to protect your cloud environments from data breaches, it’s important to choose a well-known cloud platform with plenty of security precautions that will keep your vulnerable data safe. What Makes A Cloud Platform Secure? Not sure what things cloud platforms do to protect and secure your data? Here is an overview of a few steps that are … Read More

Common Cyber Security Risks Businesses Face

Zoran TasevskiIT Security

Wondering if your sensitive information can be exposed by cyber attacks? There are a number of it security risks that small businesses face, and it’s important to understand them to take the proper precautions – and avoid potentially costly data loss incidents. 1. Ransomware Attacks This is one of the biggest cyber security threats in recent years. Businesses face steep … Read More

Protecting Your IT Security When Working From Home

Zoran TasevskiIT Security

More people are working from home than ever, thanks to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. And even after this outbreak passes, many workers may continue in their role as remote workers, thanks to the unique benefits of remote work, such as more flexibility and a non-existent commute. But how can you protect your IT security when working from home, and make … Read More