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Maxsum + Sophos: Taking cybersecurity to the Top End!

Maxsum + Sophos: Taking cybersecurity to the Top End!

Cyber incidents, ransomware business email compromises, data breaches, phishing emails, credentials breaches…

…and more of them!

This is exactly what we’re hearing about from businesses more and more every day!

And it’s not just isolated incidents that affect the big guys (remember the news of Facebook last year?).

Cyber incidents are striking hard more often and even closer to home. Just look at the recent Australian Parliament incident, reports of the Bunnings breach, or the latest reported incident affecting 15,000 patient files at a Melbourne heart clinic

In fact…

In 2017, 48% of Australian organisations were hit by ransomware and 78% of those were running up-to-date antivirus protection at the time of the attack!

Things have clearly changed! What we relied on before is now no longer enough – Unfortunately, what got us here, won’t get us there!

That’s why in 2018 Maxsum partnered with Sophos to deliver the latest knowledge and content to assist businesses on all sizes across Victoria to better understand the threat and what they need to start doing about it!

Now, we’re super excited to be taking the message further afield – to the Top End of Oz to be exact! Get ready Queensland! We’re partnering with Sophos again to bring the discussions around cyber security and your obligations under new Privacy Legislation to the forefront of your business considerations, and you’re invited!

Join us on the Sophos True Blue Aussie Defence Tour at any one of the upcoming Queensland sessions below:

Cairns:  26 Feb 2019 3:30 – 6:30pm

Mackay: 5 March 2019 3:30 – 6:30pm

Rockhampton: 6 March 2019 3:30 – 6:30pm

Townsville: 2 May 2019 3:30 – 6:30pm

Click HERE for more info and to Register for FREE for any of the sessions! 

Can’t make it? Missed our 2018 sessions? But want to know more?

Call us on 1300 629 786 or Contact Us Here to organise a FREE initial security consultation for your business today!


 

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  • Is your password a problem?- Every day, more and more, password compromises and breaches are, at best, blocking productivity and people’s ability to get their jobs done, and at worst, threatening the very existence of businesses, their financial viability, and by extension the job security of their employees.Continue Reading
  • Do You Understand the Phishing Threat?- It’s the cycle of routine distraction and reaction – a modern-day feature of the way we work and go about our day-to-day business – which actually makes us and our people the weakest link in even the most robust cybersecurity setup.Continue Reading