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‘Pure cyber crime’ set to rise as a third of Australians report attacks. Here’s how to protect yourself and your firm

Today, Flinders University released a report showing “A third of Australians have been the targets of cyber crime” at least once in their lives.” The study polled approximately 12,000 Australians, and found that roughly 2.8 million Australians had been impacted by this type of attack within the past year, and [...]

‘Pure cyber crime’ set to rise as a third of Australians report attacks. Here’s how to protect yourself and your firm2021-07-22T15:52:50+10:00

How protecting your clients from cyber fraud can elevate your legal practises

With the demand for housing and property prices currently at an all-time high, sales volumes are now 116% higher when compared to this time last year. As such, the competition is rife, and the need for security and efficiency is increasing.   Cyber criminals follow the money, and in doing so aim to capture personal details.  In the [...]

How protecting your clients from cyber fraud can elevate your legal practises2021-06-29T15:44:33+10:00

Why every business has a responsibility to take cybercrime seriously

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is responsible for strengthening Australians cyber resilience and building awareness in both the business and consumer sectors.  This group manages “ReportCyber”, a government initiative which facilitates the reporting of cybercrime incidents and scams against Australians. Up until June 2020, the group saw over 57,000 [...]

Why every business has a responsibility to take cybercrime seriously2021-02-17T14:57:05+10:00

Lee Bailie talks to Ticker TV about Cybercrime

Cyber crime and hacking is on the rise and the property industry is at particular risk because of the large amounts of funds being transferred. Our very own Lee Bailie, Head of Securexchange spoke to Ticker TV about developing the innovative, secure technology that is supporting lawyers, conveyancers, real estate [...]

Lee Bailie talks to Ticker TV about Cybercrime2020-12-11T11:30:08+10:00

Fighting real estate cybercrime: Know the risks and stay alert

Unsuspecting real estate agents are being tricked into redirecting funds and disclosing sensitive private information with an increasing number of cyberattacks on the Australian property industry. However, businesses can make it harder for these faceless criminals to operate by being educated, investing in secure systems and most importantly staying alert, [...]

Fighting real estate cybercrime: Know the risks and stay alert2020-12-04T09:58:49+10:00

Real Estate activity is rising, how is your firm keeping up?

Recent adjustments to stamp duty across NSW and Victoria aim to kickstart the economy and Real Estate Agents, property lawyers and conveyancers will benefit. In Victoria, stamp duty will be slashed up to 50%, but this will only apply to newly built homes up to the value of $1 million [...]

Real Estate activity is rising, how is your firm keeping up?2020-12-02T15:44:29+10:00

Protect your Agency and Your Client’s Property Deposit From Scammers

Published by REIQ. Read the original article here: Email scams cost Australians millions of dollars a year. Unfortunately, for the property industry, cybercrime is reported every ten minutes in Australia, which means property funds have the attention of scammers.   While the exact level of activity in the property industry is very hard to quantify, there [...]

Protect your Agency and Your Client’s Property Deposit From Scammers2020-12-02T13:45:28+10:00

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