October is Cyber Security Awareness month, an annual reminder for all Australians to stay secure online. The theme for 2023 is 'Be cyber wise - don't compromise'. Cyber events in Australia have increased by 13% this year and we expect they will continue to rise. It is important businesses and individuals ensure they take the necessary steps to protect their data from a cyber attack.

Our digital governance, cyber and privacy team has recently launched a series of videos for Cyber Security Awareness Month. The videos focus on offering practical solutions to enhance your understanding of cyber threats and actionable steps to bolster your online security. 

Week 1

What is cyber security and how can businesses and individuals protect their data from a cyber attack?

We provide some practical tips to help you understand cyber threats and the steps you can take to ensure you are secure online.


Week 2

What steps are you taking to protect your data from a cyber attack?

We discuss some quick and simple steps you can take today to make your passwords more secure.


Week 3

Multi-factor authentication

We talk about how to use Multi-factor authentication and the simple steps you can take to protect you and your network from a cyber attack.


Week 4

Cyber security and compliance

We talk to Nick Forsyth, Director of Channel Alliances at Lacework to discuss the importance of cybersecurity and how to navigate the evolving landscape.


Week 5

Cyber Security Awareness Month top key takeaways 

In our final episode, we share key takeaways and practical measures you can implement to safeguard yourself and your business against cyber threats.





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