We sat down with Scott McKinnel, a manager at international cybersecurity company Tenable, to discuss the cyber threats putting businesses at risk and what can be done to crack down on these vulnerabilities.
Today, the reality is that Australian start-ups and small business organisations face unprecedented security challenges. According to the 2017 Norton SMB Security Survey, 19% of Australian small businesses have been hit by a cyber attack. At the same time, Gartner says that in 2016, total external spending on cyber security by Australians and Australian organisations… Continue reading Don’t let your SMB become a cybercrime stat
In the process of completing a $100 million Series D round, US cybersecurity start-up CrowdStrike, which expanded into Asia Pacific last year, has onboarded Telstra Ventures as a new investor. Led by existing CrowdStrike investor Accel, the Series D Round brings CrowdStrike’s total funding to $256 million, with a valuation of over $1 billion dollars,… Continue reading IT security ‘unicorn’ gains investment from Telstra Ventures; CEO talks APAC growth
Cybercrime is increasing at epidemic proportions and impacting everyone from consumers to Small to Medium Businesses (SMB’s) and large corporations, however you may not be aware that SMBs are becoming the cybercriminal’s “sweet spot”. SMBs have a number of unique characteristics which make them an attractive target which includes having sufficiently valuable information to make… Continue reading The attacker’s target: the small business