Federal budget provides small business tax breaks for cyber security

Small businesses will be able to obtain a further 20 percent from the cost of cloud services and cyber security systems, as the federal government tries to accelerate digital adoption. More than 3.6 million small businesses with an annual turnover of less than $50 million will be able to claim a bonus 20 per cent.

Protecting your company from cyber attacks

Some proactive measures you can take to protect yourself from cyber attack include: Review the Essential Eight here to work towards improving your cyber security profile. Create a separate email address for different categories of online activity such as banking, investments, government agencies, shopping, discussion groups, newsletters etc. If you need to, you can then.

Australian Government and businesses hit by massive cyber attack from ‘sophisticated, state-based actor’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australian organisations, including governments and businesses, are currently the targets of sustained attacks by a sophisticated foreign “state-based” hacker. Checking my wordfence website firewall I’m currently seeing a lot of blocks due to hacking attempts from Russian and Indian IPs.  

IT Security checklist

IT Security is an ever increasing challenge. Here is a list of security considerations and what to implement to improve the protection of your organisation and IT resources. Have the conversation – talk to your IT provider about how your security can be enhanced, or call King computer solutions on 1300 54 64 74 to.