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September 2019 - Austbrokers Terrace Insurance | Adelaide | Melbourne

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 […]

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