Recent reports that a major meat processing company with a significant presence in Australia has been the victim of a cyber attack and cyber ransom should set the alarm bells ringing for all businesses. Even the largest and well resourced companies are prone to cyber attacks and the implications can be devastating.
Earlier this year NANA entered into a partnership with the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) in order to facilitate the distribution of resources to assist Newsagents to keep on top of cyber security threats and to maximise the protections they can implement to minimise any threat to their computer systems.
NANA has finalised its formal partner relationship with the ACSC. The partnership will deliver a range of benefits to NANA and its Members including: access to and shared timely and often sensitive information through the Joint Cyber Security Centre Program, such as cyber threat intelligence and what Newsagents can do in response to cyber threats, […]
In December 2020 NANA circulated the following information across the industry. NANA considers the issue of cyber crime to be an important one for the industry.
NANA continues to develop its partnership with the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and encourages Newsagents to actively engage with protocols designed to protect their data and business systems.
The Small Business Cyber Security Guide has been developed by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) to help small businesses protect themselves from the most common cyber security incidents. A cyber security incident that impacts a small business can be devastating.
In the 11 November edition of the NANA Newsletter, we issued guidance on the increasing threat posed by email scams which mimic invoices Newsagents and other small businesses normally receive from their landlords and suppliers.
NANA has seen a number of Newsagents get into trouble recently over highly sophisticated email scams concerning rent payments.