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Deepfake technology and the threat to SMBs

Deepfake technology and the threat to SMBs

Have you seen the videos of Obama calling Trump a “total dipsh*t”, Mark Zuckerberg saying he has “total control of billions of people’s stolen data”, or Taylor Swift in a compromising position? If so, you’ve seen a deepfake. It’s a form of artificial intelligence...

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The 7 Layers of Cybersecurity

The 7 Layers of Cybersecurity

The 7 Layers of Cybersecurity...and what that means for SMBs Cybercrime is on the rise, and business owners are paying the price. According to recent statistics published by the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), the average cost of cybercrime per report has surged...

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Cybersecurity Assessment Report

Cybersecurity Assessment Report

You’ve Been Hacked! Who’s Responsible? Well, the onus of cybersecurity doesn’t rest on the shoulders of IT providers, as many think. The buck stops with you, the business owner. No New South Wales court judge will entertain the plea, "It's not my fault; I outsource...

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Privacy Act Changes

Privacy Act Changes

THE NEW PRIVACY LAWS EVERY SMALL BUSINESS NEEDS TO KNOW October is Cybersecurity Month, a time when awareness about cyber threats takes centre stage. This year coincides with a significant change in Australia's Privacy Act. If your business has an annual turnover of...

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Three big cybersecurity questions for small business

Three big cybersecurity questions for small business

Your biggest security risk, how to ensure your systems are secure and the remote risk. Here at Synergy IT, new clients often come to us after they’ve experienced a cyberattack. Suddenly, the need for cybersecurity is brought home to them, and they have a lot of...

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