When we interact and transact with our customers, we often ask them to tell us about themselves. Registration forms, surveys, transaction histories — these are all ways of gathering information. When we collect and store personal information about our customers, we need to be mindful of privacy.
SafeStack Academy partners with leading tech companies
We believe in cyber security for everyone, and a big part of reaching more organisations is working together with our partners. Over the last few months, we’ve formed partnerships with a bunch of great organisations across New Zealand and Australia, and we’re delighted to introduce them to you.
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Privacy awareness: Why privacy matters
Almost without realising it, we make many daily decisions about sharing our personal information with organisations and individuals as we navigate our worlds.
We’re proud to release the first course in our Privacy Awareness for Australia programme this month: Introduction to Privacy. We’ve worked with a team of experts at Simply Privacy to distil some of the most important concepts about privacy and why it matters.
Cyber security for remote working: staying safer from wherever you are
However you slice it, remote working is making itself at home as a new norm.
Chances are you’ve caught up on some work-related emails from your sofa today, or you’ve spent your morning in online meetings. Maybe this afternoon’s plans involve starting your latest report from the backyard while you enjoy a piece of cake and a coffee.
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Ransomware: prevention is better than cure
If you’ve been following recent news stories about ransomware attacks, you might be feeling pretty nervous about clicking links or attachments in emails. The idea that just one click can set an attack in motion is enough to make any of us sweat.
Small cyber security choices, big consequences
Understanding good cyber security practices — like using long and unique passwords and two-factor authentication — can go a long way to keeping you safer online, but no matter how good your knowledge is, sometimes it’s still hard to know which practices are most helpful in particular situations.
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Taking the lead with cyber security awareness
It’s hard to define what makes a person a great leader, but what we can say with certainty is that it’s not an easy task. Using their social influence, leaders need to motivate teams towards achieving their common goals.
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Meet our new sibling: SafeAdvisory
As SafeStack Academy continues to grow, we’re excited to announce the launch of our sibling company: SafeAdvisory. This will be the new home of all our advisory and consultancy services.
Making sense of cyber security news
Cyber security media coverage tends to focus on stories about risks and cyber attacks.
Scrolling around for our daily dose of tech news helps keep us informed about current vulnerabilities, attacks, and scam tactics, sure — but sometimes it can be a bit unnerving. That’s why it’s important we examine what we read and ask questions as we go.
Working securely when you travel
There are lots of cyber security challenges that come up when working on the go, but upping your awareness of possible risks and putting together a travel toolkit to help keep you safe is easy to do.