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Home Security – Affordable & Easy to Set Up

Home Security – Affordable & Easy to Set Up

In today’s world, personal security seems to be more valued than ever.  Fortunately, with advances in technology, adding a layer of security to your home doesn’t have to be an expensive exercise. Last week I caught up with Jeremy stewart, VP Global Marketing at Swann.  Jeremy gives a good overview of the current state of home CCTV security and what[Read More…]

Ransomware – Don’t Pay the Ransom!

Ransomware – Don’t Pay the Ransom!

No doubt you’ve been seeing, hearing or reading about it in the news.  The ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack has caused the shutdown of hundreds and thousands of computer systems from around the world,  but what was the impact on Australia and how can you stay safe from this kind of threat? Yesterday I spoke with Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia – Listen[Read More…]

Here’s What a Phishing Scam Looks Like

Here’s What a Phishing Scam Looks Like

Phishing (no, not Fishing) is when a malicious entity (Cyber-criminal) attempts to obtain information from you for financial benefit by attempting to disguise themselves as a trustworthy entity an electronic communications.   This could be on social media, SMS, telephone or email. So how do you spot a Phishing attempt?  Here’s an email example.              [Read More…]

Improving your Home WiFi

Improving your Home WiFi

If you’re finding that your home WiFi network is sluggish at the best of times and there are spots around the house that it simply doesn’t reach into, then it’s time to update! If speed is your main issue it could just be a case of updating your WiFi router hardware to take advantage of the latest speed technology (802.11AC[Read More…]

PayPal mCommerce Report – Aussie’s Slack on Mobile Security.

PayPal mCommerce Report – Aussie’s Slack on Mobile Security.

When it comes to Mobile Security when shopping online, Australian have some work to do. This is the finding of PayPal’s new mCommerce research released this week. Some of the key findings from the report are;   Despite our concern around mobile security, the majority of us don’t do anything about it Australians having experienced a mobile security breach! Millenials[Read More…]