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How SMEs can secure themselves against c...

Humans are the “weak link in the chain” when it comes to defending against cybercrime. According to CybSafe analysis, human error caused 90 per cent of cyber data breaches in 2019. Because the majority of security breaches at small businesses are the result of people clicking on phishing emails, cyber criminals are taking advantage of […]

Zombie Money Machines: Infection Causes ...

The following article is a cautionary tale about e-commerce sites operating on the Magento CMS. But, don’t think the same isn’t happening to other platforms like WordPress! If you don’t keep paying attention to your website, someone else will An analysis of e-commerce stores around the world has revealed thousands of them are unwittingly running […]

Breach Compromises 100 Million+ Customer...

Background Paige “Erratic” Thompson – a former Amazon Web Services employee – hacked an AWS sever storing an insurance company’s customer information. Once Erratic gained access to the server, she was able to obtain information on more than 100 million customers. Most of the data she was able to collect was non-critical, such as names, […]

Your Optimism Bias WILL Impact Your Webs...

The ​optimism bias is essentially a mistaken belief that our chances of experiencing negative events are lower and our chances of experiencing positive events are higher than those of our peers, even when the physical evidence clearly suggests otherwise. So, in terms of your perception of cybersecurity, optimism bias can lead you to believe that […]

Website Updates Are A Roadmap For Hacker...

Your website is already under attack – in fact, over 60 times every day and counting. So, it’s not a matter of “if” but “when” they’ll get through. This grim but inescapable reality of technology in the 21st century is one that comes with serious consequences. Research shows that 60% of small businesses hit by […]

Your Website Host IS NOT Automatically B...

If you think your website is safely backed up by your hosting provider, think again! We all understand how important having a back-up of your website is. Ironically, even the people who don’t maintain a current back-up still know how important it is!   However, unless you have a specific plan in place that you’re […]

Malware Trends

Trying to handle your own website maintenance is like trying to fix your own car. Easy when all you had to do was change the oil and spark plugs. But, today, you’re better off leaving it to the specialists. The same applies to your website – particularly when it comes to dealing with malware! Cyber […]

Cyber Attacks Are More Common Than The F...

Did you know that your business is more likely to experience a data breach or cyber attack than you are to get the flu? According to WebMD, less than 10% of the population gets the flu each year. Compare this to: 67% of businesses report being victims of cyber attacks, according to a Ponemon Institute […]

Even The Big Boys Need Help

ACCC blames premature TPG merger rejection reveal on unpatched CMS itnews – May 16, 2019… Highlighting the danger of not keeping your CMS up-to-date! The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has pinned the blame for its embarrassing premature disclosure of the TPG and Vodafone Australia merger rejection on an as yet unspecified glitch in […]

Do Your Customers Trust You?

It’s not just about you and your business… what about your customers? Do they trust you? “Companies must put cybersecurity and privacy at the forefront of business strategy to win their customers’ hearts” – PwC, Consumer Intelligence Report While it’s critical to enhance your customer’s experience by getting your site to perform better, consumers are […]

 

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