Spear-Phishing Prevention: Five Steps to Thwart Online Scams

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Spear-phishing isn’t going anywhere, and the malicious practice can pose a real threat at organisational level.

Government-Sponsored Mobile Malware Campaign Uncovered: Why You Need to Be Cautious with Mobile Downloads

A mobile-targeted cyber espionage campaign dubbed ‘Dark Caracal’ has been uncovered by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security firm Lookout.

Are you ready for the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme? How do you know for sure?

The Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme is less than a month away. Is your organisation prepared?

Is Your New Year’s Resolution to Improve Your IT Security? Here Are 6 IT Nightmares to Learn From in 2018

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A new year’s resolution that should be on every company’s list is to improve IT security and make sure that your IT staff are as effective as possible.

How a Dorm Room Minecraft Scam brought down the Internet

This article from Wired is well worth the read for some insight into a cybercrime investigation, what drives criminals and how fast the threat of a compromised network of devices can grow.

Is Your Organisation Capable of a Digital Transformation?

We read a great article by CIO the other day - it was about turning digital transformation into a practical reality.

Confident Cloud Migration – Let Computer One Test WAN Architecture Before You Make a Decision

Many companies are seeking to undertake cloud migration using a managed services provider, but the WAN services they receive are not always of the quality promised.

Major Breaches Underscore Need for Sound Data Encryption Strategy

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With the Notifiable Data Breach scheme to be enacted within months, the data encryption practices of major companies are becoming subject to greater scrutiny.

LG IoT Security Bug Highlights the Risks of Internet-enabled Devices

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Forbes predicts that by 2025, we’ll have over 80 billion smart devices on the internet. Although IoT simplifies numerous tasks at work and home, there are a number of security risks that come with the technology. Anyone who purchases IoT appliances should be aware of these risks.

Wifi Security Flaw Detected that Leaves Devices Vulnerable – Patch Your Wifi Soon

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“All Your Wifi Connected Devices Are Potentially Vulnerable” That’s the conclusion from James Walker, MD of Computer One after reviewing international research that also prompted the US Department of Homeland Security to issue an official warning. What's the story? Well, a wifi security flaw has been discovered and it’s serious. The flaw could be used to hack into any device that uses Wifi, including phones, computers, PlayStations, smart fridges and a multitude of other devices.