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The latest from the world of security.

Silent Pocket partners with NCrypt in digital privacy crusade

Jan 29, 2019

Responding to increasing vulnerability of public and corporate online data security, leading Faraday bag and RFID (radio frequency identification) manufacturer, Silent Pocket has joined forces with Australia’s NCrypt Cellular, providing a one-stop online destination for those who take privacy seriously.

Sleepwalking into a Digital Dystopia

Jan 16, 2019

Could this be the beginning of the end of privacy We are marching towards cyberspace oblivion and this 3-part special will be keeping a close watch on the nation’s privacy and security of information death- march towards… well let’s see, shall we?

GDPR – What does this mean for me and my Australian business

Jul 24, 2018

GDPR and Australian Businesses You would of come across an email or two about the policy update, if you didn’t we take our hat off to you. But nevertheless, what does this update mean for Australian Business?

Joining forces against data thieves

Jun 12, 2018

NCrypt Cellular, Australia’s only secure phone repair service and Queensland-based mobile device specialists iMend Phones have inked a partnership that makes encrypted phone repair accessible, nationwide. With increased awareness of data mining and breaches, as well as scrutiny on social media and marketing platform behaviours that potentially compromise privacy, the demand for secure systems and devices has grown exponentially. And while vendors are falling over each other to either addre...

Is the Legal Industry taking Client Confidentiality Seriously?

May 03, 2018

When it is time to call a lawyer, you know you are at rock bottom. Nothing makes us feel more vulnerable than having to ask a professional to come to our defence. However, we are reassured by the idea that at the end of the day we can trust our lawyer to protect us from danger or embarrassment. The confidentiality between a lawyer and their client is a well-known agreement, but does your lawyer do enough to protect your private information from outside attack?

Healthcare or Health scare: Is the medical industry putting patients personal data at risk?

Apr 05, 2018

Whether we like it or not, our everyday lives are run by data. We must give our information in exchange for the most basic necessities: money, food, education, employment and health. But in doing so, are we being compromised? Since the dawn of the internet, cyber criminals have targeted our major industries, healthcare included. More vulnerable than a cupcake at a Weight Watchers meeting, our information is just waiting to be taken and passed on to the highest bidder, But shouldn’t there b...

Government attempts to break encryption

Mar 07, 2018

“A new bill is making it’s way through the Australian government at the moment, and if passed into law it will have severe consequences” warns NordVPN.

Bitcoins becoming mainstream and why it’s important to protect them from hackers

Feb 12, 2018

Bitcoins is and most likely will always be the biggest mystery to hit the internet, for those of you who haven’t really heard of bitcoins or have absolutely no idea what I’m actually talking about here is a quick history lesson.

Australian Government reckless with medical data

Feb 12, 2018

Do you feel it’s important to keep some of your medical history or current medical conditions to yourself? Maybe you’re not ready to tell people? Maybe you just want to keep it between you and your medical professional?

Mandatory Data Breach Notification Scheme in effect

Feb 12, 2018

For quite some time, businesses have been able to self manage their IT problems and most importantly their security breaches, when I say breaches I mean possible hackers who could be trying to get your personal information. On February 22nd those security breaches will no longer be “self managed”, as the Australian Government has finally made it so businesses are legally obliged to report such incidents, there has been many failed attempts to bring this scheme to light, many different Governm...