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Five tips to be more aware this cybersecurity month

Not only should we be aware this month – an important subject every month! October is increasingly synonymous with Halloween as it is more widely observed in Australia and New Zealand. October is also dedicated to a subject that, if ignored, can have scarier outcomes than most people want to experience even on Halloween: cybersecurity. […]

Recycling old office devices reduces the environmental footp...

Today’s customers and partners want to do business with organisations that are ethical and sustainable. According to research, almost three-quarters of consumers say they would definitely or probably change behaviour to reduce their impact on the planet. Two-thirds of key influencers are willing to pay more for a product, 58 per cent are influenced by […]

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 […]

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