Protecting sensitive data: how your business can stay smart online

Most business leaders are aware that the risk of being targeted by cybercriminals is only getting worse, while attacks are getting more sophisticated and devastating. With cybersecurity tools also getting stronger and more widely adopted, the weak point for most organisations remains their people.   Phishing scams are a key concern because they use social […]

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Cybersecurity evolution continues: seven changes in seven years

Since Aleron was established in 2010, the cybersecurity industry has continued its fast-paced evolution. To celebrate our seventh anniversary, we’ve made a list of the seven biggest changes we have seen in the industry in the past seven years.   1. Hacking has gone professional The cybersecurity game has heated up significantly. Seven years ago […]

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How to address the security risks created by big data

Australian organisations are collecting and storing a growing amount of data which is making them an attractive target for local and international cybercriminals.   Never before has so much information been so readily available to organisations. Businesses that have worked out how to aggregate and analyse that data effectively are reaping benefits such as better, […]

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Why business cybersecurity hygiene must start at home

Two simple ways to protect your online identity If you’ve ever forgotten your password to an online account then you’ll know how easy it is to reset. Simply enter your email address and the site will email you a link to reset your password. So imagine how easy it would be for a would-be hacker […]

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Cybersecurity strategy: why a holistic approach is the only way to keep attackers out of your network

Cybercriminals continue to target organisations of all sizes, finding even the smallest gaps and cracks to slide through. They’re persistent, well-funded, and sophisticated, and they don’t stop until they find a way in. This is why businesses need to understand all the potential entry points for cyber attackers and create a holistic cybersecurity strategy that […]

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Will the internet break in 2017?

The size and impact of Internet attacks in the past few months highlights concerns about the Internet’s resilience and the ability of networks in general to handle the evolving threat landscape. Some pundits have suggested the entire Internet is likely to go down in 2017, so it’s essential for businesses to do their part to […]

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