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IBM looks at the "hidden" costs of data breaches

18 July 2018 | social
The hidden costs of data breaches
A new global study by IBM Security has found that not only do data breaches cause more financial damage than businesses would like to admit, they are also generally difficult and expensive to manage.
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Obscure road rules catching out Australian drivers

16 July 2018 | social
Obscure road rules catching out Australian drivers
We’d all like to think road safety messages have started to sink in for Australian drivers. The majority follow the rules by sticking to the speed limit, obeying traffic signs and ignoring phones and other hand-held devices while behind the wheel.
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As cyber insurance evolves, insureds must watch the fine print

12 July 2018 | social
Choosing the cyber insurance
There’s nowhere left to hide. Now that the notifiable data breaches (NDB) scheme and EU general data protection regulation (GDPR) legislation are forcing companies to reveal the true extent of their data-security deficiencies, takeup of cyber insurance is surging as businesses weigh up the very real financial risk of non-compliance.
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Australia: Cyber liability insurance - Insuring the intangible

9 July 2018 | social
Cyber liability insurance
Australian businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on digital technologies. At the same time, cyber crime is booming, costing the Australian economy an estimated $4,500,000,000 annually (yes, that's billion with a B).
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Why you should examine cyber insurance cashflow benefits for SMBs

6 July 2018 | social
SMBs cyber insurance
Small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are the commercial entities most impacted by data breaches but also the group most tricky to persuade about the benefits of cyber insurance.
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How to make organisations more cyber resilient

4 July 2018 | social
Organisations' cyber risk
To be more cyber resilient, organisations not only need to have the ability to assess cyber risk and have a protection plan, they must also be able to quickly – and successfully – recover and respond in the event of a cyber incident.
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Cold snap prompts heater warnings

2 July 2018 | social
Improper use of heaters
Improper use of heaters can have devastating consequences for Australians.
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Cyber breach impacts one of the world’s biggest ticket resellers

29 June 2018 | social
Another major firm has made it known that its customers’ personal information may have been compromised due to a data security incident involving a third-party supplier.
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Damage bill soars past $100M in Tasmania after catastrophic storm

27 June 2018 | social
insurance claims from Hobart’s catastrophic storms
  A RUSH of insurance claims from Hobart’s catastrophic storms has pushed the damage bill above $100 million.Claims for private property have reached nearly $81 million, a jump of more than $35 million in the past two weeks.  
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Why Australian businesses should add cybersecurity to the end of financial year checklist

25 June 2018 | social
Cyber security Australia
Australian organisations should be looking at their ICT security as part of their planning process for the new financial year - and making sure they have adequate ICT security measures in place for networks, data and devices for the next 12 months and beyond.
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