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How to take real steps towards battling cyber security threats

Unfortunately, incidents of cyber-crime are on the rise and all businesses and individuals face the challenge of understanding what is a risk and what is not and keeping their private information safe from hacking. Cybercrime is reported every ten minutes in Australia and are becoming increasingly sophisticated. It’s important to [...]

How to take real steps towards battling cyber security threats2020-10-23T10:53:37+10:00

Award-winning technology protects property purchases from cyber theft

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and Securexchange is the property industry’s answer to fighting cyber-fraud. Today, Securexchange has won the prestigious Australian Business Award for New Product Innovation, highlighting the need for law firms, conveyancers and real estate agents to be aware of the risks of cybercrime and what [...]

Award-winning technology protects property purchases from cyber theft2020-10-08T22:01:40+10:00

Australian Government and private sector hit by massive cyber attack – 2 ways to protect your firm

On June 19, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a major cyber attack is targeting “Australian organisations across a range of sectors, including all levels of government, industry, political organisations, education, health, essential service providers and operators of other critical infrastructure.” While cyber attacks are a concern, it is important [...]

Australian Government and private sector hit by massive cyber attack – 2 ways to protect your firm2020-06-19T01:04:01+10:00

How industry trends and taking initiative can transform your business

By Jessica Barker, Senior Settlements Clerk and Jacinta Rimato, Settlements Manager, Sargeants Geelong and Bellarine Conveyancing In this day and age, cyber security is becoming more of an issue. Firms are constantly updating their IT systems and processes to ensure they and their clients are safe. In the property industry, [...]

How industry trends and taking initiative can transform your business2020-02-09T23:52:32+10:00

How to protect yourself from email hacking

According to research from security specialists at Fortiguard Labs, 80-85% of cyber attacks occur via email. Email fraud has become a major problem in the Australian property market with many high profile cases making headlines in 2018. Hackers are continually finding new ways to intercept email communications and divert funds to different [...]

How to protect yourself from email hacking2019-12-18T04:56:25+10:00

5 ways online VOI improves security

As settlements move online, many practitioners are looking into digitising other parts of the conveyancing process to increase efficiency and help with risk management. However, a recent poll of our website visitors found that the majority are still verifying identity by photocopying and physically filing clients’ IDs. The manual way may have [...]

5 ways online VOI improves security2019-12-18T04:56:43+10:00

6 ways to protect your firm against cyber security threats

1) Protect your email service with two-factor authentication The most effective way of preventing a business email hijacking is to have two-factor authentication (2FA) protecting your email. Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security that requires you to key in a one-time PIN when logging in to an email [...]

6 ways to protect your firm against cyber security threats2019-12-18T04:56:50+10:00