Business Email Compromise major security threat in Australia

Business Email Compromise (BEC) was the most prevalent security threat in Australia in 2019, accounting for 23.6% of global attempts and placing Australia in the top two countries with the most attempted attacks. They caused the highest losses across all scam types in 2019, costing $132 million, according to the ACCC’s Targeting Scams report. Scammers…

43% of cyber breaches involve SMBs

Nowadays, hackers don’t discriminate between larger and smaller business. Small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are involved in 43% of cyber breaches. We care about your safety, whether you’re a massive corporation or a growing business getting on its feet. To see how we at CCP can help protect you against breaches, get in touch…

34% of data breaches involve internal actors

Not every cyber attack comes from the outside. Internal actors are employees, or insiders that can pull up your company’s sensitive information. Because of their level of access, it’s important to educate your staff and partners on the importance of protecting their data. Regular training is the best way to make sure your network is…

280 days average time to identify and contain a breach

A data breach can have massive consequences, from financial loss to affecting an organization’s operations and compliance. Data breaches can also be damaging to a company’s reputation, leading to a competitive disadvantage and lost business. The quicker you contain a breach the better off you’ll be. But breaches aren’t always noticeable. Don’t let yourself become…

Data Breach Cost

$3.86 million average cost of data breach in 2020

Data breaches are costly, causing financial losses and affecting operations and compliance in the short term. You’re also at risk of losing your clients’ trust and business. A major breach can potentially damage reputation, leading to a competitive disadvantage and lost business. If you want to protect your customer’s data and your business relationships, you…

Cyberattacks against banks

Covid-19 blamed for 238% surge in cyberattacks against banks

Cybersecurity firm VMware Carbon Black has found that 80% of firms they surveyed have experienced more cyberattacks over the past 12 months, an increase of 13% year-over-year. 27% of all cyberattacks already target either banks or the healthcare sector, according to VMware Carbon Black data. As the pandemic drives more activity online, we at Computer…

Secure Your Router

Home Security: Secure Your Router

Today’s Cybersecurity Monday tip encourages your to make sure your router is safe. It’s always best to change your default Wi-Fi router password and make sure you’ve enabled the highest level of encryption. By choosing a strong password, and keeping your router up-to-date on the latest firmware, you can reduce the risk of an intrusion…

Enable MFA on Your Smart Devices

Home Security: Enable MFA on Your Smart Devices

One of the best ways to stay ahead of people targeting your home network is by taking advantage of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), and creating strong passwords to protect your smart devices. If you have a smart thermostat, it’s likely that it’s prompted you more than once to set up multi-factor authentication for your safety. You…