Author: Terry Barton | Date published: 27 July 2021 On June 19 2020, the ACSC published an advisory detailing various techniques that do a great job of mitigating cyber threats. One of these was the use of multi-factor authentication across all remote access services. Multi-factor authentication … [Read more...] about Mitigating Cyber Threats – Use multi-factor authentication where ever possible
Author: Terry Barton | Date published: 11 July 2021 It is vital that your employees are trained in relation to Cyber Threats and Cyber Security. Cyber threats often infiltrate networks via innocent staff mistakes. Without proper awareness and training, entire networks can go up in smoke. When it … [Read more...] about Mitigating Cyber Threats- It’s easier to hack the human than the computer!
Author: Terry Barton | Date published: 5th July 2021 Suspicious attachment in an email? You’re not alone. Over the last 12 months, ransomware incidents have become the most significant cyber threats facing organisations. These attacks typically originate from a user opening a file received … [Read more...] about Mitigating Cyber Threats – How do I deal with a suspect Email, Link or attachment?
Author: Terry Barton | Date published: 28 June 2021 It is estimated that by 2025, cybercrime will cost approximately $10.5 trillion annually around the world, up from $3 trillion in 2015. On average, only 5% of companies’ folders are properly protected. (Varonis). Don't let this be … [Read more...] about Mitigating Cyber Threats – Cyber Threat Management software
Author: Terry Barton | Date published: 22 June 2021 According to the latest data from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Australians lost a record-breaking $851 million to scams in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in cybercriminals increasing their activity targeting … [Read more...] about Mitigating Cyber Threats – Keep your devices patched
Author: Terry Barton | Date published: 26 May 2021 At BrokerReady we have helped hundreds of businesses protect their data, business operations, reputation, and ultimately their brokerages. Here are the top benefits of working with us: Cost-effective and affordable You will have access to … [Read more...] about The benefits of using BrokerReady
Author: Josh Barton | Date published: 17 May 2021 Has my password been stolen? Is this email or file safe to open? These are common and valid concerns that we all face. The good news is, they can be checked using the recommended cyber tools below: How to check if your password has been … [Read more...] about Has my password been stolen? Is this file safe to open? Here’s how to check.
Author: Josh Barton | Date published: 12 April 2021 At BrokerReady we are advocates for keeping your hardware up to date. A large portion of technical issues we see are caused by outdated computers and/or poor internet services We understand updating these big-ticket items can an expensive, so … [Read more...] about Upgrade your technology and keep staff productive