Your contact details are what are most at risk from a data breach, and personal information and systems access should be of primary concern to Australian businesses, according to the latest statistics.
Malicious insiders are responsible for a significant proportion of serious cyber attacks because their organisational knowledge equips them to exploit vulnerabilities and hit a company where it hurts. Here’s how to deal with the threat and protect your business.
One little typo in an email address. That’s all it took for the personal information of 317 people to be sent to an unknown recipient: dates of birth, passport numbers and medical test notes – a jackpot for any cyber criminal involved in credential or identity theft.
The latest quarterly report released by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) shows businesses with less than 1000 employees account for the majority of reported cyber breaches, with sole operators leading the pack.
The Australian Catholic University is the most recent victim of a cyber attack targeting higher education institutions, with some systems and staff accounts compromised in an attack which occurred on 22 May 2019.
From venerable traditions Australia’s wine industry has embraced the productivity gains and cost savings achieved by technology. But what happens when a system fails?
In this case of employee theft our client sustained a loss approaching $1 million over a period of years through a staffer’s access to funds and accounts. Take note, there’s a cyber security lesson here concerning insider threats.
Does your business have a plan for meeting data breach penalties and costs? With the Marriott group facing a potential $915 million fine for its 2018 data breach, organisations of any size are facing the need for contingency strategies.
Australia’s Federal Parliament, Toyota Australia, Melbourne’s Catholic Archdiocese and cardiology unit Melbourne Heart Group have all been in the news as recent victims of cyber attacks. Who’s next?
Just before Christmas news broke of a global hacking campaign targeting outsourced IT service providers, or managed service providers (MSPs), to obtain commercial advantage by stealing customer information.
The announcement by a global hotel chain of the discovery that an acquired business’s reservation system had been compromised raises issues around the need for cyber security due diligence.
Poor cyber security practices could impact the value of a business in a potential merger or acquisition, according to EY.
The latest quarterly report released by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has revealed that cyber breaches have continued at pace.
The world is watching the first European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) action against a non-EU company – a test case with global implications.
The number of complaints handed to cyber regulators in the UK has sky-rocketed since the implementation of the EU's General Data Protection Regultation (GDPR) legislation in May, it has been revealed.
Angus Taylor, Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security, has called on SMEs to do more to protect their businesses online as attacks continue to ramp up.
This insurance client posted his truck and caravan for sale on Gumtree and got a bite from a would-be buyer, but thanks to Gallagher's Ransomware and Phishing Attacks webinar he recognised the tell-tale signs of a cleverly set up scam.
The hack of global giant Ticketmaster is a timely reminder the of importance of cyber risk management and cyber insurance for business of all sizes, according to international insurance broker Gallagher.
Australia’s transition to an electronic system of exchanging property and the rise in cyber criminals targeting residential property transactions means that the Australian real estate sector may be facing a cyber security crisis, according to international insurance broker Gallagher.
You very likely received a flurry of emails about it in late May / early June, but here we take a closer look at what the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation is and how it might affect Australian organisations.