Subnet Blog

3 key ingredients needed to secure organisations

Posted by Brett Lodge on 24 May 2021 10:44:02 ACST

Welcome to part three of our five part blog series on Cybersecurity 2021. ICYMI (in case you missed it) here is the link to the first tow article, in the series:

 

Part 1 - Five signs that your organisation is at high risk of cyberattack 

 

Part 2 - Three low-cost ways to secure your organisation online

 

With a cyberattack occurring every 39 seconds, organisations cannot afford to be complacent when it comes to cybersecurity.[1]

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Topics: Security, Managing Director, Cybersecurity

From AltaVista to Augmented Reality

Posted by Brett Lodge on 10 July 2020 09:26:55 ACST

20 years ago I was playing on a Playstation 2, using AltaVista to search for the latest news and wondering what it would be like to have a phone that had more than snake on it. Security in those days meant getting a copy of VirusBuster to make sure my first computer didn't catch the flu or the world stop working with a Y2k bug. I couldn't have imagined having a phone that took photos, let alone how much the world would change - but I was excited by the notion.

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Topics: Insider, Managing Director, Culture

Is there a dangerous disconnect between SMB's and how they see risk?

Posted by Brett Lodge on 15 July 2019 12:17:45 ACST

Reading through the latest ransomware report provided by Datto and collated from 200+ Managed Services Providers across Australia and New Zealand, I grew concerned about how Australian Small-Medium Businesses may be thinking about the growing threat landscape.

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Topics: Security, Managing Director, ransomware

Why your board should not be bored of cybersecurity

Posted by Brett Lodge on 23 April 2019 15:23:44 ACST

As a Director on the Subnet board, I find that my business partner and I debate and discuss many things including our staff, our customers and the things that impact us driven by the world around us. 

Sometimes the decisions we make are based on clear paths, legislative changes imposed on us by the government, changes to the industry imposed by shifts in the market or even changes in the competitive landscape. Unfortunately, in many cases, the choices aren't clear, and it takes a robust discussion and working with third parties to highlight the right path.

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Topics: Security, Business Improvement, Managing Director, Consulting

Are you growing your Business Intelligence or leaving profit on the table?

Posted by Brett Lodge on 04 April 2019 09:43:45 ACDT

 Am I wasting my money on IT?
How do I know if I'm safe from hackers?
Is this 'cloud' thing for me?
Am I making the right decision?
Is now the right time to upgrade?
Can I sweat my assets past five years?

In talking to customers, these are the types of questions I hear the most; essentially what they feel is the general uncertainty of making the right and most cost-effective decision for their business.

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Topics: Business Improvement, Managing Director, Consulting