This October is Cyber Security Awareness Month in Australia. As an annual reminder the Australian Government and the Australian Cybersecurity Centre are urging all Australians to stay secure online.
The 2023 theme is: 'Be cyber wise – don’t compromise' and as described on the Australian Cybersecurity Government website there are 4 simple steps individuals and businesses can take to be cyber wise and significantly boost their cyber security posture.
These 4 initiatives are:
- To update your devices regularly
- Turn on multi-factor authentication
- Back up your important files
- Use passphrases and password managers
According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre “Cybercrime reports are increasing, but by taking these simple steps everyone can play a part to make Australia the most secure place to connect online.
In the latest Annual Threat Report from the Australian Cyber Security Centre its revealed that during the 2021-22 financial year, one cybercrime was reported to them every 7 minutes.
This was a 13% increase from the previous financial year.
Australia’s Cyber Security Centre has resources to guide individuals and businesses through the simple steps to take to be cyber wise and avoid a breach and comprise to devices and accounts.
The Cyber Security Awareness Month video from the Australian Cybersecurity Government website explains the simple steps businesses and the public can take to be cyber wise. You can watch the Video here.
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