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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+00:00

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+00:00

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+00:00

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+00:00