Password Complexity

Complex passwords are out! 2FA is in!

Passwords are difficult for most people. We're just not wired to retain that information properly. Humans are far better at remembering a sentence than a complex [email protected]! Luckily NIST has finally caught up to Biztactix...
Windows7 Updates only if you Pay!

Windows 7 Monthly Fees are Go!

So It's official - Microsoft has announced that it will indeed start charging Windows 7 customers a monthly fee To be fair it's only from January 14th 2020, If that date sounds familiar that's when...
Why even have a lock?

Got Schooled in Security

The Personal records of hundreds of students at a melbourne high school have been published mistakenly, in yet another example of "horrendous" human error. The Victorian education minister James Merlino, said his department would launch an...

Coles had to close stores because of IT Issue!

A Return to the dark ages! Now more than ever a business runs on its computer systems, As evidenced by Coles closing down several stores due to an IT issue Stores re-opened in about an hour, ...
Hackers Penetrate Sensitive Private and Publicly owned computer systems

Breach Notification – UnityPoint Health

Another Hospital, where a simple staff caused breach creates massive security risks, Given the 1.4 Million Records that were breached, This is a massive issue Many businesses are still using outdated Anti-Virus technology to protect their...
Over 1000 Medical Records found in Abandoned NSW Health Office

Even in 2018 you can be breached without Hackers!

The ABC News and Triple J's Hack program investigated a derelict building and found over 1000 NSW Health Medical Records, Unsecured and Abandoned. Obviously, it's inexcusable that the agency has done this, But it does...

Aussie Broadband Wins the NBN

The ACCC's Measuring Broadband Australia Report was released today, Providing a new look on the NBN services, Covering the Six Major ISPs - Aussie Broadband, iiNet, MyRepublic, Optus, Telstra and TPG. Overall the results were good,...

Best Hard Drive after 5 Years of Testing

It's that time again, the Q2 Stats for Backblaze are out, and there's a ton of information in there, with them adding another 40 Petabytes of data. They've kindly produced the report to let us...

Average Cost of a Data Breach

A recent study conducted by IBM provides some context to the same old story that you hear in the news of big bad breaches and how scary they are for your business. The Cost of...

Chinese Hackers STILL inside ANU’s Network

ABC News reported that the ANU Systems were compromised last year and in an unbelievable string of events are STILL inside their systems. The director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute described the events as...
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