Anatomy of an attack: Information Gathering

Trent: Hi there welcome back to TechScoop and thanks for joining us. Now this week Im fortunate enough to be joined by the incredibly intelligent Mr Ryan Economos from Mimecast, Thanks for joining us

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Data Breach: Combatting Human Error with Technology

Trent : Hi there and welcome back to TechScoop thanks for joining us. Now recently I’ve been talking a lot about Mandatory Data Breach Notification that was introduced earlier in the year. Now the first report has been released which has shown us the highest number of reported instances of data breach and where originated.

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Mandatory Data Breach Legislation: The Results so far.

Trent : On February 22nd 2018, the Australian Government introduced Mandatory Data Breach Legislation which had a direct impact on a large number of Australian organisations. The changes put into a very simple manner meant that if you or someone that falls under the umbrella of the outlined organisations, willingly or unwillingly transfers information about […]

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The Truth about the Modern Firewall

Click here to Watch Part II in this Series on The Modern Firewall Trent: Hi there welcome back to TechScoop, thanks for joining us. Today I want to introduce you to a special guest, Tom Hickmott. Sitting here with me is one of our Solution Architects here at Techware.

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Passwords, Password Managers – What you need to know

Hey there and welcome back to TechScoop proudly brought to you by Techware. Today I want to discuss an incredibly important issue, passwords and password managers. Now I know that you’ve heard about passwords and their importance before, but I want to lay it out in a different way to demonstrate.

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IT Security: Are You Making These 5 Password Mistakes?

Passwords are the keys to our online kingdoms. What happens if someone else gains access to these keys? Your IT Security, online Security and in some cases personal security is instantly jeopardised. For the amount of importance a password represents, the fact is that people don’t dedicate nearly enough time to creating secure, unique and […]

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200,000 PC’s Infected by Largest Ransomware Attack: WannaCry

The Federal Government has confirmed that eight Australian Small Businesses have been hit bya huge Malware attack orchestrated globally on the weekend. Whilst the Prime Minister’s Cybersecurity Advisor has warned that the “game is not over” between hackers and cybersecurity companies.

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The Harsh Effects of Social Engineering

Just think for a moment of a hacker breaking into someone’s account. Did your mind instantly go to a place where someone is sitting behind a computer in a dark, smoke-filled room bashing away on a keyboard to gain access to your files? Traditionally you’d be right but lately.

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Why Australia Post ‘infected’ itself with Ransomware

Australia Post has an interesting way of assessing their internal IT Security – internal phishing campaigns. These campaigns are designed to test staff and their awareness of Security issues; as well as the steps that they would take when they think they spot a nefarious email.

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