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Recent Australian Government Cyber Security Incident.

The recent news regarding the cyber-attacks being experienced by the Australian government highlights the importance of security against external attacks. This attack was a concerted and sustained attack on government infrastructure from outside of Australia. Most internet routers have a very basic firewall in them that provides really basic protection against hacking attempts, but these …

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Working Remotely – Some Common Technical Glitches

Working remotely recently has highlighted some technical glitches that can cause heartache for Remote workers. There are a number of ways people can be configured to work remotely, these glitches may not apply to your specific situation, but these are the more common issues being experienced. Apart from the usual ‘restart workstation’ process, try these …

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New Data Breach Notification Requirements

On the 22nd of February 2018, legislation was passed that now makes it mandatory for businesses with turnover not exceeding $3million to report data breaches of certain types of customer data and information, to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), and also any potentially affected individuals. Such data includes tax file numbers, banking …

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