What has the steep learning curve of COVID-19 taught Aussie businesses?

What has the steep learning curve of COVID-19 taught Aussie businesses

The COVID-19 outbreak has had severe impacts on many if not all industries operating in Australia and across the globe. With restrictions placed on travel and leaving the home, there has been a considerable impact on consumer demand and behaviours — particularly the huge reliance on being able to buy online. Some businesses, however, thrived

How hackers hack

how hackers hack

In February 2020, Samsung experienced a data breach, claiming to affect a small number of customers. One month later, news broke that Melbourne Tafe experienced a data breach where 55,000 files containing personal, health and financial data were accessed. Stories like these break every month and usually, it’s only the big corporations we read about.

Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers delivering the goods during COVID-19

gnocchi gnocchi brothers online

SOUTH-EAST Queensland’s Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers restaurant group has effectively used eCommerce solutions in order to adapt quickly to restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 virus. Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers, with locations at Paddington, South Bank and Southport was established by Ben Cleary-Corradini and Theo Roduner, who built their business up from a two-person market stall in Brisbane

How to keep your customers information secure when taking payments online

keep customers' details safe

Building and keeping your customers’ trust when it comes to online payments has become more important than ever in 2020. 85% of consumers will refuse to do business with a company if they have concerns about its security practices. This means ensuring you’re doing everything you can to keep your customers’ information secure needs to

Don’t be tricked by large (fraudulent) eCommerce orders

large ecommerce orders

When a larger order comes through ready for shipping, and you might be thinking “you beauty!” a large order. Unfortunately, it might be too good to be true and could be fraudulent. But how do you know? While there is speculation fraudulent orders are plateauing due to the rise in mobile payments, the money losses

How to prepare your online store for big sales events

click frenzy sales

It’s the time of year when big sales events like Click Frenzy and Black Friday are fast approaching, which means getting your online store primed and ready for big selling opportunities. For Click Frenzy you can advertise online with them so shoppers that are signed up with Click Frenzy can find your store. They have

What to look for: SMB’s online security weakspots

stealing your password

Does your business have any of these security weak spots? It’s likely that during these uncertain times, your business has been forced to adapt. More people are working from home, using a mixture of personal and business devices, which means the conversations and business data that used to be enclosed under the one roof has

COVID-19 scams: what to look out for and what to do

coronavirus scams

Since 10 March 2020, the Australian Cyber Security Centre has: Received more than 95 cybercrime reports (approximately two per day) about Australians losing money or personal information to COVID-19 themed scams and online frauds; Responded to 20 cyber security incidents affecting COVID-19 response services and/or major national suppliers in the current climate; and Disrupted over

The cost of cybercrime

the cost of cybercrime

The average cost of cybercrime to Australian businesses in 2019 was $36,295 – with some businesses having to fork out up to $250,000. As cybercrime cases continue to dominate news headlines and cases keep growing, security experts warn it’s not an issue of ‘will an attack happen to me?’, rather ‘when will it happen?’ No