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Continued widespread reports of COVID-19 malicious scams

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What’s happened? The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware of a significant increase in Australians being targeted with COVID-19 themed scams, fraud attempts and deceptive email schemes. Cybercrime actors are pivoting their online criminal methods to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. On average each month, the ACSC receives about 4,400 cybercrime reports through […]

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2020 Caravan Industry National Conference

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Due to COVID-19 the 2020 National Conference has been postponed. We’re awaiting new dates. Further information will be published when it comes to hand.   From 1 – 3 April 2020 the national conference is for people who want to undertake personal development, leaders looking for innovative solutions and businesses keen to connect with the […]

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

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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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Time to freshen up your online life!

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Spring is a great time for a clean out — so why not give your online life a fresh start as well? Refreshing your online life is simple and can greatly limit the exposure of your information online. Here are some tips to get your digital spring clean started: 1. Clean up your computer Ensure […]

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Users of older versions of Windows urged to update their software immediately

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What’s happened? The Australian Cyber Security Centre is aware of widespread abuse of a security vulnerability (called BlueKeep) that affects older versions of Windows operating systems including Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP, Server 2003 and Server 2008. Hackers can use the BlueKeep vulnerability to access computers and devices that don’t have the latest software updates. Once […]

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Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) Digital Solutions

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ASBAS Digital Solutions provides small business with low cost, high quality advice on a range of digital solutions to help them meet their business needs and grow their digital capabilities. They use service providers across regional and metropolitan Australia to give small business operators professional low cost advice. Services are being delivered through a mix […]

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Software

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Computer programs; also called applications, that perform a specific function. Software is generally installed on hardware (your computer) as an interface to perform tasks and increase productivity. Examples are Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Ecxel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc), browsers (e.g. Chrome, Edge, Firefox, etc), inventory systems, reservation systems (e.g. RMS) or accounting systems (e.g. MYOB, Xero, […]

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Where do you need Assistance?

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In order to deliver the most for you we need your input. Please take a moment to complete our questionnaire to assist us with assessing the digital needs of the small businesses (with 19 or fewer full-time equivalent employees) in our industry. Your cooperation is much appreciated. […]

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Small Business Digital Champions

Digital Transformation for Small Business

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Caravan Industry Association of Australia is very pleased to have been selected as one of 15 industry associations to be involved in the Australian Government’s Small Business Digital Champions initiative. The Digital Champions initiative is designed to assist businesses engaging with digital technology and unlock their potential to become more effective, competitive and profitable. As […]

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