Current Blogs

Firewalls don’t make good movie stars

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.

This is how computer security is like a good western

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

Secure your business using Pass-Phrases (not Passwords)

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

The costs of a data breach according to IBM

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

The First Month of the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme: A review of the news

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.

Notifiable Data Breach Scheme in plain English

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