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I know what you are thinking. ‘Why do we need to worry about cybersafety? It’s Halloween and it’s happening in our street NOT online!’ But as the lines between our offline and online worlds blur and merge, we need to be constantly thinking about how we can ensure we keep our families safe. So, here […]

It should come as no surprise to regular readers of my blog that cybercrime can, and often does, cast a wide net. But a recent Microsoft survey has shed some light on just how wide that net is. It turns out that four out of ten personal computer users suffer from a weekly or daily […]

  “You know, you don’t have to respond,” I told my daughter as I watched her angrily compose a text to a conversation that had suddenly gone south. “Yes I do, she’s waiting for me to reply!” she offered up a half-laughed as if I had just suggested she not bathe for a week. “So.” I […]

Over the next few weeks Year 12 students around Australia will be sitting their final exams.  Whether it is the HSC in NSW, the VCE in VIC or the OP levels in QLD, these exams are the final chapter in the schooling careers of our nation’s 17 and 18 year olds. Whilst most of these […]

The number of data breaches targeting consumers is on the rise, and it doesn’t show signs of slowing down anytime soon. According to the 2014 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), the number of investigated breaches last year was the highest it had been in ten years—since the annual report’s inception. Malware samples, too, are […]