SMALL BUSINESS DIGITAL CHAMPIONS PROJECT

Australia’s small businesses can unlock the potential of technology to revolutionise their business and extend their reach. When small businesses are digitally engaged, they are 50 per cent more likely to be growing revenue, eight times more likely to be creating jobs, seven times more likely to be exporting, and 14 times more likely to be innovating new products or services.

The ‘Small Business Digital Champions’ project is an Australian Government initiative to help small businesses to engage with digital technology and maximise their business capabilities.

Eligibility: Small businesses with 19 or fewer full-time equivalent employees.

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Online fraud and shopping scams among the top cybercrimes targeting Australians

Australians are urged to be vigilant and protect themselves online, especially over the busy festive period. The Australian Cyber Security Centre receives one cybercrime report every ten minutes from individuals and businesses. The most common types of cybercrime reported are identity theft, online fraud, shopping scams, online romance scams and business email compromise.  Cybercriminals don’t […]

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Cybercriminals targeting unpatched versions of Windows to take control of users’ computers

What’s happened? The Australian Cyber Security Centre has received reports that hackers are using a security vulnerability called BlueKeep to install malicious software on devices using older versions of Windows. This follows on from the Stay Smart Online Alerts issued in August and May, urging users of pre-Windows 10 operating software to update their software immediately to protect against this vulnerability. […]

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Widespread Emotet malicious software targeting businesses and individuals

What’s happened? The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware of a widespread malicious email virus (malware), known as ‘Emotet’, targeting Australian businesses and individuals. Cybercriminals use malware for different reasons, most commonly to steal personal or valuable information from which they can profit, hold recipients to ransom or install damaging programs onto devices without […]

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