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Ransomware consequences reaching C-Suite executives 

Mimecast Limited, leading email security and cyber resilience company, today announced the publication of its new report, “State of Ransomware Readiness: Facing the Reality Gap.” Over the past year there has been a dramatic rise in ransomware attacks, and while all organisations are a target, large enterprises are bearing the

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16 Tips: How to prevent small business cybercrime and fraud

It’s no secret that every business should be wary of fraud and cybercrime, no matter how big or small it is and what industry it’s involved in. Indeed, a Symantec report tells us that 43 percent of cyber-attacks affecting businesses worldwide actually target small organizations. Clearly,

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Supporting small business cyber security resilience

The Victorian Government is investing in Victoria’s cyber security capability, protecting Victorians and businesses from the growing threat of cybercrime and promoting the growth of our cyber security industry. “Victoria’s cyber security industry is poised to thrive – with a vision shared by government and

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Free cybersecurity support for SMBs to limit cyber risks

Queensland businesses at risk of compromising their confidence, reputation, data and bottom line with cyber attacks have access to a suite of free, local and accessible workshops and resources to help protect their cyber security.   Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) and REDD are delivering Cyber Health, a

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60% of global consumers have fallen prey to tech support scams

Despite the introduction of AI-based chatbots in customer service, consumers are still falling for tech support scams. According to findings from Microsoft’s 2021 Global Tech Support Scam Research report, the aforementioned scam is still a huge threat for consumers today with three out of five consumers being targeted

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The best way to defeat ransomware? Resilience

Over the past several years, governments, businesses, research centers and hospitals dealt with ransomware and data exfiltration in two ways: paying ransoms, or attempting to restore their systems and information through traditional disaster recovery approaches. The first approach is painful, and the second often doesn’t

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