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Report reveals the big risks of Australian data breaches

The most recent Australian Notifiable Data Breaches Report, from April 01 to June 30, has identified contact details as the most at risk from a data breach, with malicious or criminal attacks accounting for the majority of breaches. New figures show the total number of notifications rose to 245, compared to 215 in the January-March […]

Doing one’s very best with absolute conviction

Four-time Olympic medalist and one of the world’s best swimmers, Kieren Perkins spoke to the attendees at the 2019 NIBA Convention about his journey and what it takes to consistently perform to the best of one’s abilities. He stressed on the importance of always doing one’s very best and knowing how to regulate one’s emotions […]

Suncorp reveals storm damage hotspots in NSW and Queensland

Suncorp has revealed the storm damage hotspots in NSW and Queensland, as the insurance giant reminded residents not to be complacent about storm preparation. New data from GIO revealed Berowra Heights, in Sydney’s north, as the worst-affected suburb across the state last year for storm-related claims, followed by Castle Hill. The analysis of more than […]

‘There are more spiders than ever on the world wide web’

Stories of online criminals sending emails that look legitimate are all too common. There have been more than 13,500 reports of cybercrime from individuals and business to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) in the past three months, which equates to one case being referred every 10 minutes. The actual figure is thought to be […]

Rise of the dash cam: increasing numbers use footage for cla...

The number of drivers using dash cam footage to help with insurance claims has soared by 92% over the last two years, according to a new survey by Allianz Australia. The insurer says more than 20% of Australian drivers are recording their car trips, with a sharp increase in popularity in the past year. The […]

How you can prevent cyber-crime from crippling your company

Email compromise, where a scammer impersonates a business to request payments be transferred into a scammer’s bank account, cost Australian businesses over $60 million in losses in 2018, a 170 per cent increase of $22.1 million in 2017. Vigilance is key to protecting your business’s most valuable assets and this should be a year-long objective. […]

Bushfires Checklist – What to do

As summer approaches we start thinking about the potential threat of bushfires throughout Australia. A devastating time for everyone involved. It is worth thinking about what to do if you are at risk of a bushfire. The dry summer months are the danger time for bushfires in southern Australia, while northern Australia is most at […]

Out-of-season bushfires ‘fuelled by climate change’

Out-of-season bushfires tearing through NSW and Queensland reveal the “inescapable truth” of the impact of climate change, IAG says. Hundreds of fires have been reported and the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) declared a catastrophe with losses already at $13.5 million. Conditions eased today, however dozens of fires are still burning across the two states. […]

Quite Interesting!

Lakes of methane on Saturn’s moon Titan may be the craters of giant explosions, a new study shows A new study suggests that the liquid methane lakes that dot Titan’s surface may have formed when pockets of warming nitrogen exploded below the moon’s surface. This idea would solve a mystery that emerged when NASA’s Cassini […]

Insurance council recommends travellers check insurance for ...

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) has advised travellers to check with their insurers in order to find out what they’re actually covered for so they would better understand their options. The NZ Herald brought the topic to light after a Jetstar passenger was surprised to learn that their travel insurance covers hijack and […]

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Report reveals the big risks of Australian data breaches
The most recent Australian Notifiable Data Breaches Report, from April 01 to June 30, has ...
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Doing one’s very best with absolute conviction
Four-time Olympic medalist and one of the world’s best swimmers, Kieren Perkins spoke to the ...
More
Suncorp reveals storm damage hotspots in NSW and Queensland
Suncorp has revealed the storm damage hotspots in NSW and Queensland, as the insurance giant ...
More
‘There are more spiders than ever on the world wide web’
Stories of online criminals sending emails that look legitimate are all too common. There have ...
More
Rise of the dash cam: increasing numbers use footage for claims
The number of drivers using dash cam footage to help with insurance claims has soared ...
More
How you can prevent cyber-crime from crippling your company
Email compromise, where a scammer impersonates a business to request payments be transferred into a ...
More
Bushfires Checklist – What to do
As summer approaches we start thinking about the potential threat of bushfires throughout Australia. A ...
More
Out-of-season bushfires ‘fuelled by climate change’
Out-of-season bushfires tearing through NSW and Queensland reveal the “inescapable truth” of the impact of ...
More
Quite Interesting!
Lakes of methane on Saturn's moon Titan may be the craters of giant explosions, a ...
More
Insurance council recommends travellers check insurance for hijack cover
The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) has advised travellers to check with their insurers ...
More