Category Archives: Security

What is the PCI Data Security Standard and why should I care?

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Small businesses are the most vulnerable when it comes to cybersecurity and are often the least equipped to deal with threats and the associated risks. In fact, 22 per cent of Australian small businesses1 who were the victim of the 2017 Ransomware attacks are no longer operating. Similarly, the majority of Australian small businesses still haven’t

Five Steps to Improving Your Cybersecurity

5 Steps to Improving Your Cybersecurity

A recent security survey revealed that one in four small businesses in Australia fell victim to cybercrime in 2017, an increase of 25 percent from 2016 levels, when cybercrime affected one in five businesses1. According to the Commonwealth Government’s Stay Smart online guide for small business2, cybercrime costs Australia around $1 billion per year, with

Changes to Data Breach Legislation and What it Means For You

Changes to Data Breach Legislation and What it Means For You

If you sell or shop online, then chances are you’re well aware of the personal data you are required to submit upon payment – but how secure is your personal information and what happens when your information is at risk of being breached? PCI legislation has been an increasing concern in the digital sphere, changing

What’s All The Fuss About Data Privacy?

What’s All The Fuss About Data Privacy?

One day you’re forking notes out of your wallet and the next you’re swiping, tapping and clicking your way to a full trolley. The digital era is consumer heaven (and a business owner’s dream). But what happens if that personal information gets into the wrong hands? With the increasing (and often sole) reliance on technology,

What Is PayID and How Does It Work?

What Is PayID and How Does It Work?

What Is PayID and How Does It Work? PayID is your ticket to quick and convenient money transferrals, and is something easy to remember, such as your phone number, email address or an ABN that you can exchange with others when making or receiving payments. Using a unique number registered with your bank, your PayID