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Toolkit to better prepare Tasmania for natural disasters

A toolkit jointly funded under the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) and the ‘Insurance Checkup ’, has been launched to encourage Tasmanian households and business owners to make informed choices when purchasing or reviewing their insurance. Federal Minister for Emergency Management David Littleproud said previous natural disasters have shown the impact of noninsurance and […]

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Skincare brand Alpha-H is teaming up with Adore Beauty and others to offer paid work placements for women re-entering the workforce Australian skincare brand Alpha-H has partnered with five other businesses to create a ‘returnship’ program to help more women re-enter the workforce. In its first year, the ‘Encoreship’ program will offer six paid, full-time […]

What small businesses need to know about ransomware

Every year, ransomware attacks become more malicious and 2020 was a goldmine for cybercriminals with nearly 85 per cent of the cyberattacks that Sophos Rapid Response dealt with involving ransomware. In recent months, we’ve seen an increase in ransomware-as-a-service tools being sold to unskilled attackers who are either charged for the toolset or pay a […]

Three ways to firm up cybersecurity for the future

In 2020, organisations went from conventional work arrangements to flexible and fundamentally new ways of working to protect people from the threat of COVID-19. This approach may have protected humans from the virus; however, it created additional headaches for cybersecurity teams looking to protect data and networks. It’s important for organisations to learn from the […]

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“I’m very proud”: 11-year-old entrepreneur Angus Copelin-Walters wins best sole trader at the Australian Small Business Champion Awards An 11-year-old entrepreneur from Darwin has taken home the top prize in the sole trader category of the Australian Small Business Champion Awards in Sydney on Saturday. Angus Copelin-Walters won the Champion Sole Operator trophy for his […]

“Hey, what’s your password?” How to encourage cyber-safe beh

Business etiquette has one golden rule: treat others with respect and care. The same is true for encouraging cyber safety at work, on everything from password security to keeping valuable information such as tax file numbers safe. But how can you encourage cyber-safe behaviour at work without becoming the office grouch? The trick, as it […]

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