Why small business needs to understand cyber security risks

Identity theft, ransomware and business email compromise are some of the biggest risks for businesses large and small. While large businesses have people and resources to tackle cyber criminals, many small businesses lack support and the wherewithal to address the issue, which is only increasing with lockdowns forcing many businesses to work remotely.

The Annual Cyber Threat Report 2021 reports that internet dependence has only generated more opportunities for malicious cyber actors to exploit vulnerable targets in Australia. In this podcast episode three cyber experts show how having a robust cyber plan can save money, time and reputation.

Guest: Tyler Wise, Founder Wise Accounting, Damien Manuel, Director of Cybersecurity, Research and Innovation Centre, Deakin University
Host: Nigel Hedges, Head of Information Security at CPA Australia

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