The stronger and more resilient your security posture, the lower your cyber security risk and greater your cyber resilience. We will determine this in Discovery stage via customised Cyber Assessment
Authentication verifies the identity of a user or service, and authorisation determines their access rights. We offer this as service, commonly known as Identity and Access Control
It is likely you're IT support person is not a subject matter expert in cyber security, but they are excellent in providing you support to access to your equipment.
It is also likely, you as the owner are the IT person of your business.
We would need to work closely to better understand your business and security gaps. All findings and recommended priority steps to cyber secure your business will be detailed to your personalised Cyber Security Plan. This strategy document is an evolving document and will be updated as your business enforces cyber controls to protect you against cybercrime, along with updated as your business evolves.
This where we discover your critical assets (active and inactive) which could be laptops, desktops, software, applications, hardware, operating systems, printers, staff, vendors and many more. If we do not know this landscape, we cannot fully protect. This task is usually performed bi-yearly.
Roughly small business should spend a minimal of $700+ to setup simple prevention controls, noting that large enterprises such as the big 4 banks spend $5M + yearly, and takes several years to progress to an acceptable security maturity posture.
Most companies will budget 20% of yearly IT budget
Individuals can spend from $300 over 6 months - and start introducing cyber controls in iterations.
Q) How would you rate your current cyber security posture? (Multiple choice answers)
Q) What are your current business concerns surrounding cyber (multiple choice answers)
Q) How many staff work in your business
Q) Who manages your IT?
.au domains were released mid 2021. You need to purchase as otherwise a hacker could purchase and replicate your website, which they could use maliciously to steal your customers amongst other cybercrimes. Holistically this is known as domain hijacking
Please see our Password Manager under our "our service" - this is essential for the near future. All you need to do is remember one primary password
No, not as this stage, as your cyber security posture needs to be at level and compliant, otherwise the insurance company will not 'pay out' (similar to home insurance)
For companies who use payment Point of Sale (POS) such as retail, cafes, you need to be PCI DDS Complaint in order to take up cyber insurance (advised by Australian Government)
Ransomware is a common and dangerous type of malware. It works by locking up or encrypting your files so you can no longer access them.
A ransom, usually in the form of cryptocurrency, is demanded to restore access to the files. Cybercriminals might also demand a ransom to prevent data and intellectual property from being leaked or sold online
Phishing is a way that cybercriminals steal confidential information, such as online banking logins, credit card details, business login credentials or passwords/passphrases, by sending fraudulent messages
Malware (short for 'malicious software') is software that cybercriminals use to harm your computer system or network. Cybercriminals can use malware to gain access to your computer without you knowing, in targeted or broad-based attacks.
The CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) - If you do not have one, we can be your virtual CISO, and assist with all your cyber security concerns.
The CISO is responsible for defining the company’s security strategy, implementation of information security processes and controls and their enforcement. The CISO's main responsibilities are: ● Ownership of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) documentation. ● Leading the process of periodic risk assessment as part of the security policy. ● When applicable, recommend changes to the policies, standards and procedures. ● Ensuring that all critical company assets are secured and controlled. ● Developing and maintaining an information security education, training and awareness program. ● Advising on compliance with laws, regulations, best practices and frameworks. ● Building security-related budget and investment plans.
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Byrne Cyber Consulting is located on the lower north shore in Sydney and our mission is:
Protecting small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs with cyber prevention controls to protect against cybercrime and cyber attacks
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