How a security audit can improve your cyber posture

Most businesses know how important it is to have a strong cybersecurity posture in this era of non-stop cyberattacks. Unfortunately, many businesses don’t know what they don’t know. In other words, they’re not aware of gaps in their security measures which, left unfilled, can open their business up to damaging attacks. As of now, it’s […]

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Four key cybersecurity considerations leading up to the holidays

The holidays are an especially profitable period for cybercriminals due to the increase in online activity at this time. Businesses without effective security measures in place could be exposed to criminal activity ranging from fraud and theft to sabotage. Cybercrime is often financially-motivated and hackers can gain access to lucrative targets with little effort. Cybercriminals […]

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Why your business should consider a security risk assessment

Many businesses consider themselves protected against cybersecurity risks because they’ve implemented security ‘tools’ or ‘products’. While that’s an essential component of cybersecurity, it’s nowhere near enough to protect organisations from cyberthreats if you can’t say how they are part of the business objectives. You can only consider your organisation to be protected if you know […]

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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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