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back up your data for maximum security

Written on 21 January, 2022 by Melissa Toh

How to Back Up Your Business and Web Data Everyone has lost an hour or so of work on their computer. Imagine losing days or weeks of work. Or, worse still, losing your client details, financial records, inventory data, and all the operational files your company has ever produced.  That would be devastating. Your data is valuable.  It’s the... Read more
Categories: Security, Web Hosting | Tags: security
what you need to know about ddos attacks

Written on 19 January, 2022 by Melissa Toh

What is a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack? DDoS occurs when hackers flood an IP address with hundreds or thousands of messages, often through the use of botnets or through a coordinated hacking effort, taking the network to the point where legitimate users aren’t able to get through – hence, the term - denial of service.   What... Read more
Categories: Security, Web Hosting | Tags: hacked, security
increasing need for security why ssl certificates is crucial for your business website

Written on 12 January, 2022 by Melissa Toh

The Increasing Need For Security – How SSL is Critical for Your Business “Over the 2020–21 financial year, the ACSC received over 67,500 cybercrime reports, an increase of nearly 13 per cent from the previous financial year.  The increase in volume of cybercrime reporting equates to one report of a cyber attack every 8 minutes……..”   Australian Cyber Security Centre - Annual Cyber... Read more
Categories: E-commerce, Security, Small Business | Tags: security

Written on 26 November, 2020 by Julia Hammond

4 tips to secure your business while working from home More and more Australians are now working from home creating a “digital office” environment, and it’s a trend that we think is here to stay. With this in mind, it’s important to consider whether home internet networks are putting your business at risk. Most home networks lack sophisticated security features,... Read more
Categories: Small Business | Tags: cybersecurity, online business, security, work from home

Written on 26 November, 2020 by Julia Hammond

How to secure your customers' personal information from hackers It doesn’t matter if you’re a big or small business; cyber security should be a top priority. The personal information we share online is a prime commodity for hackers and if you have an unsecure website, your business data and customers’ personal information is at risk. Luckily, there’s a simple... Read more
Categories: Small Business | Tags: business website, hackers, security, ssl certificate, website security
What is an SSL certificate and why do I need one?

Written on 19 September, 2016 by Lisa Shannahan

What is an SSL certificate and why do I need one? More than 50% of Australians shop online, with the average person spending $285 per week. Online shopping is a billion-dollar business and it's also become a place for fraudsters and scammers to swindle money from consumers. Thankfully technology advancements are never too far behind, and having a Secure Socket Layer... Read more
Categories: Security, Web Design & Content | Tags: security, ssl certificate
Top Tips To Improve Cybersecurity

Written on 10 August, 2015 by Lisa Shannahan

Top tips to improve your cybersecurity With the alarming rate at which hackers are targeting businesses, making cybersecurity a priority has never been more important. Safeguard your business, your clients’ information and your good reputation by putting some of the following procedures into action to reduce the likelihood of suffering from a cyberattack. Choose the right security system... Read more
Categories: Security, Small Business, Web Design & Content | Tags: online business, security, small business, web design, web hosting

Written on 29 June, 2015 by Cameron Van Ryn

ICANN propose privacy rule change ICANN, the regulatory body which oversees the registration of .com and .net domains, have asked for public comment after releasing a potential policy change for domain privacy services. The report proposes that domain names with associated commercial websites will no longer be able to utilise a privacy service to prevent... Read more
Categories: Domains, News | Tags: domain names, security

Written on 23 October, 2014 by Georgia Leaker

Are you vulnerable to POODLE? What you need to know about the latest vulnerability What is Poodle, and how does it affect me? The POODLE exploit (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) is a vulnerability recently identified within the secure encryption protocol SSLv3. SSLv3 is a browser connection commonly used for HTTPS communications. The most common types of data that are sent over HTTPS... Read more
Categories: News | Tags: security

Written on 23 October, 2014 by Karen Lim-Sam

Password managers: Easy ways to keep your data safe Keeping your important data safe is imperative for all businesses, but what busy executive or manager has time to memorise dozens of passwords? Solve your security issues with the help of a simple and secure password manager. Looking after your data The recent Heartbleed bug is a chilling reminder that even the... Read more
Categories: Small Business | Tags: security