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Callback Phishing Avoids Filters

A new form of phishing is appearing and it has the ability to avoid email filtering programs. Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails or other messages purporting to be from reputable companies in order to entice individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. Unlike traditional phishing, callback phishing…
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Application Whitelisting

In today’s digital age, application whitelisting has become an increasingly popular security measure. Application Whitelisting is a security technique that enables only authorised applications to run on a computer system while preventing all other applications from running. The concept behind application whitelisting is simple: Rather than trying to block every potential threat, you simply allow…
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The Importance of EndPoint Detection and Response (EDR)

Endpoint detection and response (EDR) is a crucial element in the modern cybersecurity landscape. As organisations are moving more of their business online and relying on digital data storage and communication, the risk of cyberattacks has increased significantly. Endpoint Detection and Response provides the necessary tools to identify, investigate, and respond to cyber threats that…
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The Essential Eight

The Essential Eight While it may sound a little boring, and it may never be required, the ‘Essential Eight’ is something that needs to be on every business’ radar. In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, cyber threats are becoming increasingly sophisticated and frequent. Organizations are at constant risk of losing critical data or being disrupted…
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Cybercriminals double down on Ransomware boom

Ransomware is one of the biggest forms of cybercrime that businesses of any size face today, so how can we protect against it? Cyberattacks, in particular Ransomware, are on the increase in Australia. The average remediation cost of a ransomware attack in Australia is $1.12 million The Essential 8, employee training and the use of…
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