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Australian Cyber Week – Stay Safe Online!

As we hurtle through our lives we interact and engage with increasingly more digital applications and services. Digital platforms and services create so much data that Artificial Intelligence tools are necessary to automate management because it is impossible to do so manually. Real concern is raised when the platforms that contain this data are becoming [...]

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Good-bye Windows 7, Good-bye Security Patches, Good-bye Support

Good-bye Windows 7, Good-bye Security Patches, Good-bye Support. Microsoft stopped adding feature updates to Windows 7 in 2015 and will end Extended Support on 14th of January 2020, just 3 months away. It’s now more important than ever to upgrade or replace any computers you have still operating on Windows 7. The big question asked [...]

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Instant Asset Write-Off: How Can It Benefit Your Business?

The 2019 Federal Budget ushered in several benefits for small to medium businesses, one of which was an extension to the instant asset write-off initiative until June 30, 2020. Haven’t heard of the scheme? You’re not alone – research conducted by American Express revealed that almost half of all small business owners were not aware [...]

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The Week in Breach 27/08/18 – 31/08/18

Aliva’s Cyber Aware Security Services saw a new partnership with ID Agent, provider of Dark Web monitoring and identity theft protection solutions. With Dark Web ID™, Aliva offers around the clock monitoring and alerting for increasingly compromised digital credentials, scouring millions of sources, including botnets, criminal chat rooms, peer-to-peer networks, malicious websites, bulletin boards and [...]

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Recap – 2nd QTR Notifiable Data Breaches Report

The second quarterly report has now been published for reportable data breaches in Australia, and more organisations seem to be getting onboard and meeting their reporting obligations. Below are the highlights from the report: Rise in Number of Reports and Industry Sectors NDB’s (Notifiable Data Breaches) reported increased from 63 in Quarter 1 (January – [...]

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The Week in Breach 19/08/18 – 25/08/18

Aliva’s Cyber Aware Security Services saw a new partnership with ID Agent, provider of Dark Web monitoring and identity theft protection solutions. With Dark Web ID™, Aliva offers around the clock monitoring and alerting for increasingly compromised digital credentials, scouring millions of sources, including botnets, criminal chat rooms, peer-to-peer networks, malicious websites, bulletin boards and [...]

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The Week in Breach 06/08/18 – 10/08/18

Aliva’s Cyber Aware Security Services saw a new partnership with ID Agent, provider of Dark Web monitoring and identity theft protection solutions. With Dark Web ID™, Aliva offers around the clock monitoring and alerting for increasingly compromised digital credentials, scouring millions of sources, including botnets, criminal chat rooms, peer-to-peer networks, malicious websites, bulletin boards and [...]

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The Week in Breach 30/07/18 – 03/08/18

Aliva’s Cyber Aware Security Services saw a new partnership with ID Agent, provider of Dark Web monitoring and identity theft protection solutions. With Dark Web ID™, Aliva offers around the clock monitoring and alerting for increasingly compromised digital credentials, scouring millions of sources, including botnets, criminal chat rooms, peer-to-peer networks, malicious websites, bulletin boards and [...]

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Making cyber security training engaging, fun and impactful

By now, businesses should be more aware of the impact various forms of cybercrime and data breaches can cause them financially through downtime, remediation and lost productivity. In many cases this damage is far less costly than reputational damage for the company. Ensuring your business is protected from cyber breaches through carefully constructed, security oriented [...]

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The importance of Security & Cyber Insurance

It is no longer a question of IF your business will suffer a cyber-attack or data breach, but rather a question of WHEN. Cybercrime occurs daily in Australia, disabling businesses, compromising their systems and holding critical data to ransom. Cybercrime is disguised in many different forms, some of the more serious being ransomware through phishing [...]

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