Stage two of the ATO’s operational framework is here with more accounting apps being mandated with Two Factor Authentication. This means imminent changes to the way accountants and their teams manage … [Read more...] about What is SAML and why do you need it?
Google’s Head of Chrome security, Justin Schuh, has warned all Chrome users to update the browser immediately to patch a fix for a zero day flaw that is being exploited right now. The company … [Read more...] about Secure Your Browser: Update Google Chrome Now!!
Are you getting the most out of your tech stack? We’re living in the age of the app, where there is an app for everything. In fact there’s a hundred apps for everything. If you look at your phone … [Read more...] about The Toothbrush Test
Business is booming for cyber-criminals as they’ve stolen a record $107 million from Australian businesses and individuals. This is an annual increase of 18% on what had been stolen in 2017 (which … [Read more...] about They’re getting smarter – Another Record Year for Cyber-criminals
The Human Element You’ve just invested in some new infrastructure, and security features to lock down your firms data. Your IT guy has assured you that your security’s covered. But there’s one … [Read more...] about Five simple and free steps to secure your business – Step Five: Implement Training and Policies
Clear Your Downloads On the majority of accounting firms computers there is a location hiding in plain sight, which contains an abundance of sensitive client information. Most firms don’t even … [Read more...] about Five simple and free steps to secure your business – Step four: Clear your Downloads folder
Saving Passwords in Browsers We’ve all been there. You sign up for ANOTHER website and have to create ANOTHER password… Luckily (or not as is the case) your browser comes to the rescue and says … [Read more...] about Five simple and free steps to secure your business – Step three: Never save passwords in browsers
The Hackers Treasure Trove Email inboxes, and the treasure trove of information they contain, are now the number one risk for accounting firms. Any email that can be accessed externally by a phone … [Read more...] about Five simple and free steps to secure your business – Step Two: Clear Your Inbox
Why your firm needs to introduce passphrases The common thinking with passwords has generally been; the more symbols and alphanumerics, the more secure it is. We are now finding that this is … [Read more...] about Five simple and free steps to secure your business – Step one Introduce passphrases
This article is a follow up to the two factor – what and why article which overviewed what two factor is and why it’s coming to the accounting industry so rapidly. It is a quick two-minute non-tech … [Read more...] about How to Manage Two Factor Sprawl