Category: Cybersecurity

MFA – how to protect yourself against cyber attacks

You hear about hacks all the time. The news covers major websites who have had data leaks containing users emails and passwords. Computers get infected and capture your login details for bank accounts and credit cards. In the worst cases, identity theft occurs because it is an easy crime to commit with a high reward.  There’s…

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Be cyber aware – especially today

Black Friday might bring to mind good deals and shopping stampedes, but its history actually has nothing to do with that. What it does have is greed and chaos, beginning with the first incarnation of Black Friday on Sep. 24, 1869. It was right after the Civil War and the American economy was in shambles…

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Our Cybersecurity Services

It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in or the specific business you operate. You’re living in the digital world and you’ll be at risk from cyber threats you don’t know even existed. The level of risk will vary between industries and the status of the business, but rest assured that the threats to you and…

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The Real Impact of a Cyber Attack

Cyber-attacks are very real and they don’t just happen to the big corporates. They happen every day worldwide, targeting everyone from the individual all the way up to the likes of the Waikato DHB. you are not safe from these online predators unless you start taking your protection seriously because at some point, you will…

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Are you Cyber Safe?

You’re sitting there, at your desk with your computer or on the couch with your mobile device, and you stop for just the briefest of moments to ponder an essential question: am I cyber safe? Am I using the best security practices available? Odds are, you’re probably not. It’s hard to even know what ‘good…

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

Drum roll, please! Yes, it’s your favourite time of the year. School holidays you say? Well yes, but I’m actually referring to Cybersecurity Awareness Month! (I can hear those groans!) All joking aside, it’s 2021, and with the proliferation in the use of technology is coming a wave of cybercrime.  It’s essential to freshen up…

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How to become Cyber Resilient – the five key elements of cybersecurity

In today’s digital world, cyberattacks are becoming commonplace, which means you need a framework that guides and aids in the control, management, and recovery from cyber breaches. Frequently Adopted Cybersecurity Resilience Frameworks Cyber resilient organisations typically use a framework or methodology to help them secure and protect data from cyberattacks. Two of the most well…

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Personalising cybersecurity in the workplace

​​Most cybersecurity solutions take a one-size-fits-all approach. Everyone gets the same training and the same simulated phishing emails.   Yet, we all respond to cyber threats in different ways. Our personalities and differences often play a crucial role in how we act. For this reason, training adjusted to each individual could better reduce cyber risk.   Several…

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5 Ways to Avoid a Ransomware Attack 

“Ooops, your files have been encrypted!”  That’s the dreaded message that greeted people hit with the 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack. Hundreds of thousands of computers were infected, and many people lost their computer files, money, and time and suffered immeasurable aggravation and embarrassment.  It’s been a couple of years since then, and, experts agree, ransomware is still…

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