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Will biometric logins keep me safer?

Security flow diagram
27 July 2017

The short answer is no, not necessarily. Whether you use passwords or biometrics, single factor authentication leaves you exposed. You need more than one level of authentication.

Top 5 cyber security mistakes: by small businesses

Florist talking on mobile phone while using laptop
21 July 2017

Many businesses make these five mistakes because cyber security is not a priority. How secure is your small business?

Top 5 cyber security mistakes: by home users

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19 July 2017

Home users are just as vulnerable as businesses to malicious cyber activity. Check out the most common mistakes by home users.

Fake social media profiles on the rise

13 July 2017

Are you sure your online friends are who they say they are? Fake social media profiles expose users to serious threats including identity theft, exposure to scams and having your information used to exploit you.

Technical support scams play on global ransomware fears

Male looking at phone with coffee and computer on desk
11 July 2017

Governments and enterprises weren’t the only ones paying attention to recent global ransomware outbreaks.

Is your business ready for tax time scams?

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30 June 2017

Don’t make tax time more taxing than it needs to be. Talk to your staff, understand the risks, protect your business.

Be smart, spot the scam!

Romance Scam
15 May 2017

This #FraudWeek2017 we're helping you to identify and avoid some of the common scams that take place over social networking sites.

Staying secure while on the move

Smart phone
26 April 2017

Mobile devices are basically small portable computers. Just like your computer at home they can be hacked, infected with malware and, if unsecured, provide access to your personal or work information.

World Backup Day 2017

Backup cloud devices
21 April 2017

World Backup Day is held annually to educate and remind people how important it is to regularly back up and preserve their precious data.

To click or not to click? Why link safety matters

Laptop use
19 April 2017

Be wary of hyperlinks – don’t click on links in unexpected emails or messages from people or organisations you don’t know.
But what happens when the URL has been shortened?

Welcome to the new Stay Smart Online website!

People with devices
13 April 2017

You will still be able to access all the resources from the previous Stay Smart Online website, including the Alerts, the Guides and Partner kits. 

How tough are your passwords?

Common passwords
10 April 2017

It takes less than a second to break a weak or commonly-used password. How long would it take to break yours?

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