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#staysmartonlineweek – Steps to lock down your online security

In the spirit of #staysmartonline week which runs from Monday the 8th through until Sunday the 14th of October, I thought I’d share some...

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When I tell people I meet outside of work what I do for a living, the conversation often evolves into questions about practical steps...
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Want to take control of your passwords?

Password security is an age-old problem in today’s online world. However as we continue to see more and more cyber incidents...
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Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is here!

Running from the 12th to the 18 May 2019 #PAW is an annual initiative run by the #OAIC in conjunction with the...
Phone Scammers

Phone scammers impersonating Australian Cyber Security Centre

Another recent australian based scam to be aware of. If you get an unexpected telephone call from someone claiming...

Protect yourself with multi-factor

I still get a lot of people asking me about "multi-factor" or "two step"- so thought I'd share this so that everyone can make...
Illegal downloads

That TV show you illegally downloaded may have a not so nice ending!

For all you Game of Thrones fans out there who are keen to 'get hold' of the latest... be aware of the...
Notifiable Data Breaches Quarterly Statistics Report Highlights the “Human Element”

Notifiable data breaches – the human element

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner published their Notifiable Data Breaches Quarterly Statistics Report on Tuesday the 31st of July 2018. This report...

iParents eSafety guide released

If you are keen to keep your children safe online, you'll be glad to know that The Office of the eSafety Commissioner has recently...

Losing something that you can never replace

Precious memories. They're loved for a very special reason - they happen once in a life time, and can never be replaced. Moments in time...
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