Written on 04 October, 2023 by Matt Simunec

Why Small Businesses Are Prime Targets for Phishing Attacks In today's digital landscape, where online transactions and communications play a pivotal role in the operations of businesses of all sizes, security threats are more prevalent than ever. Among these threats, phishing attacks have emerged as a top concern. While one might assume that cybercriminals exclusively target large corporations with... Read more
Categories: Security

Written on 13 September, 2023 by Matt Simunec

Top 5 Tips for Fortifying Your Email Security   In an era where businesses and individuals are increasingly dependent on electronic communications, ensuring the security of our emails has never been more vital. From sensitive financial data to personal conversations, our inboxes hold a trove of information that's appealing to cybercriminals. Protecting this virtual goldmine requires a multi-faceted... Read more
Categories: Security

Written on 23 August, 2023 by Matt Simunec

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Businesses Make Around Email Security In today's digital age, email remains a primary communication tool for businesses worldwide. However, with increasing reliance on electronic communication comes an elevated risk of security threats. Unfortunately, many companies make critical errors when it comes to protecting their email communications. Here are the five biggest mistakes businesses make concerning... Read more
Categories: Security

Written on 27 March, 2022 by Melissa Toh

Dangers of Leaving Your Brand’s Domain Name Available Launched on 24 March 2022, the .au direct domain name allows your Australian business to use a shorter, location-specific domain name. Instead of having to choose from one of the following:, you can simply opt for a simpler, shorter .au domain name. Now that this... Read more
Categories: Domains, Security

Written on 20 January, 2022 by Melissa Toh

How to Back Up Your Business and Web Data Everyone has lost an hour or so of work on their computer. Imagine losing days or weeks of work. Or, worse still, losing your client details, financial records, inventory data, and all the operational files your company has ever produced.  That would be devastating. Your data is valuable.  It’s the... Read more
Categories: Security, Web Hosting | Tags: security

Written on 18 January, 2022 by Melissa Toh

What is a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack? DDoS occurs when hackers flood an IP address with hundreds or thousands of messages, often through the use of botnets or through a coordinated hacking effort, taking the network to the point where legitimate users aren’t able to get through – hence, the term - denial of service.   What... Read more
Categories: Security, Web Hosting | Tags: hacked, security

Written on 11 January, 2022 by Melissa Toh

The Increasing Need For Security – How SSL is Critical for Your Business “Over the 2020–21 financial year, the ACSC received over 67,500 cybercrime reports, an increase of nearly 13 per cent from the previous financial year.  The increase in volume of cybercrime reporting equates to one report of a cyber attack every 8 minutes……..”   Australian Cyber Security Centre - Annual Cyber... Read more
Categories: E-commerce, Security, Small Business | Tags: security

Written on 13 May, 2018 by Julia Hammond

What is an SSL Certificate? What is an SSL Certificate? With so many of today’s transactions taking place online, security has become paramount. It’s important not only for visitor safety but also for maintaining the reputation of your brand online. SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. It is a safety accreditation provided to websites to... Read more
Categories: Security, Web Design & Content
Why you need a SSL certificate now

Written on 19 March, 2018 by Iona Yeung

5 Reasons You Need to Convert from HTTP to HTTPS Now You may have noticed a little ‘s’ popping up at the end of the HTTP web prefix in the address bar for many of the sites you visit. It's part of Google's initiative to better protect their users and this will have significant impact on your site come July of... Read more
Categories: News, Security

Written on 23 November, 2017 by Iona Yeung

How to keep your website protected from hackers  The privacy and security of a website is critical for small businesses. It’s needed to protect your customer’s data but it also protects your website from hackers and viruses. With cyber attacks on the rise, it’s now more important than ever to ensure you have security measures in place to... Read more
Categories: Security