Australia’s leading cloud security provider MailGuard has today announced a partnership with Southern Cross Protection (SXP), one of the oldest security companies in the country. The partnership will see both companies expand cyber security protection and adapt to the changing threat landscape to better protect their clients.
Generally we think of Hackers as being uber high tech criminals from the likes of epic spy dramas such as James Bond. Whilst not denying the existence of such characters in the real world, hacking is something that is much more common than the everyday business owner may realise and unfortunately in most cases – are WAY closer to home than you think.
As technology advances, so too does crime. And the tools used to commit crimes are advancing as rapidly as digital devices are. But one thing hasn’t changed – a criminal’s acumen and dexterity when it comes to the act of the crime. Today, cybercrime and data breaches costs the Australian economy over $1 billion and the global economy around $120 billion annually.
I wish that I had taken actual screen shots to show you some examples in this piece of what I am going to be talking about. Unfortunately I relied on embed codes and the account has now been suspended. But yesterday Subway Australia had a bit of a situation happening on social media – and to use a bad pun they were in a bit of a pickle.