Cyber Security

Cyber Security Archives

What are your current obligations under the Privacy Act?

It is a good time to seek legal advice to ensure compliance to the Privacy Act, especially given the recent changes, alo...
data privacy, protect, procurement

Launch of first small-business cyber safety certification welcomed

An initiative of COSBOA with the Commonwealth Bank and Telstra, the Cyber Wardens pilot program will help upskill small-...
data privacy, protect, procurement

Why cybersecurity should be a priority for all companies – especially SMEs

Cyber attacks represent more than just inconvenience to an SME - they can bring it to its knees, and destroy your reputa...
data, privacy breaches, cyber incidents

How to identify cybersecurity threats and protect your small business

The more data that is accumulated, the more vulnerable a small business is to risks in both short- and long-term, even i...
employee data, obligations, cybersecurity tips, cyber-resilience, program

New program to help small businesses improve their cybersecurity

COSBOA's Cyber Wardens program offers a free and easy-to-use accredited e-learning platform that will give small-busines...

Small businesses at risk of exposure in the wake of Optus cyber breach

Savvy cybercriminals know that by taking on larger organisations they can then branch out and also large numbers of smal...

Cyber insurance – what your small business needs to know

As cybercrime costs are expected to increase by 15 per cent per year up until 2025, it is important to ensure you have c...

Is your small business protected from cybercrime?

Don't wait any longer - while there are many perks to being your own boss, protecting your business from cybercrime can ...
Cloud security services

Why cloud security is big for small business and how to get it right

It is crucial to find and fix security risks early in the software development cycle, as vulnerabilities discovered late...

Why small businesses need to reconsider their social media posts

To prevent potential attacks from social media use, businesses should have strong social media guidelines for staff and ...