How your organization can deal with employee fraud

Detection of employee fraud sits squarely within your remit as a CFO, and evidence shows that it’s increasing both in occurrence and severity, with the pandemic having created new opportunities for fraudulent activity. Recent data collated by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in its

Read More »

Watch out for payment redirection scams

ASIC warns small businesses to be vigilant about payment redirection scams 25 July 2022 According to the ACCC, payment redirection scams caused the highest losses to businesses in 2021 The ACCC’s Scamwatch received more than 3,500 reports from small businesses in 2021 Small businesses should

Read More »

Beware of business email compromise scams

You’ve probably heard of phishing, where cyber criminals send texts, emails or social media posts which appear to be from individuals or organisations you think you can trust. Business email compromise takes phishing one step further. Using phishing techniques, cyber criminals can steal information such

Read More »

5 Scam types you should look out for

Greed, desire, wishful thinking and naivety are lucrative markets for scam artists – and their age-old hustles are increasingly being supplemented by digital chicanery. In 2021 Australians lost an estimated $2 billion to fraudsters, more than double that of 2020, according to the Australian Competition

Read More »

How resilient is your business to email scam?

Whether you’re an individual who uses email for online banking and shopping, or a business relying on email to manage payments and invoicing, you should know about Business Email Compromise (BEC). BEC is a type of email scam in which an attacker targets a person

Read More »

Your weak passwords are putting your SME at risk

Cyber security firm Zirilio estimates that two-thirds of Australian businesses and large corporations are vulnerable. Zirilio chief marketing officer Lawrence Patrick warned that the use of default passwords specifically poses significant risks. He said that using a default password may seem like an easy option to remember,

Read More »

Small businesses have ‘greatest risk’ of cloud cyber attacks

Research conducted over a six-month period shows small businesses are at serious risk of having their data accessed by cybercriminals. Melbourne-based cyber security group Lacework has released the third volume of its Cloud Threat Report, a semi-annual accounting of the ongoing cyber security threats impacting the cloud.

Read More »


Get breaking news delivered
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


Austrade Approved Business Events
AVAILABLE NOW APPLY BEFORE 30th MARCH 2021 (Condition apply)

  • ABF Events are approved and listed below have been certified by Austrade on the Schedule of Approved Business Events.
  • This allows exhibitors, sponsors, delegates and partners to participate in the Business Events Grant Program. Note event bookings need to be confirmed ASAP to participate in the grant program
  • The program provides 50% rebate (based on a minimum spend of $20k) for approved items including ABF event-media packages, exhibition stands, corporate function tables, delegate registrations.
  • Govt Grant applications are now open until the 30 March. Please contact ABF to discuss how we can assist, we have experts to assist grant applications.
  • Grant funding will cover up to 50% of eligible expenditure incurred in participating at pre-approved business-to-business events as buyers or sellers during the 2021 calendar year.  All grant applications must be submitted for approval via the following link:
  • For further information please see this fact sheet.
Subscribe now
receive newsletter & our event promotion
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Are you sure want to unlock this post?
Unlock left : 0
Are you sure want to cancel subscription?