Adopt these protections within your business...
Prevention - Protect your assets
- Back-up regularly to protect against loss
- Patch applications by installing secxurity updates
- Use complex passwords and use two-step authentication
- Limit access to administrator accounts and sensitive information
Well-being - Do things safely
- Communicate safe practice and talk about cyber security frequently
- Browse safe sites and ensure your staff do too
- Only allow applications you trust on your computer
Response - Report and recover from an attack
- If you think an attack has happened, tell staff and tell the authorities
- Restore backups from before the incident
- Consider cyuber insurance
Familiarise yourself with the Stay Smart Online guide www.staysmartonline.gov.au/protect-your-business for simple tips for protecting your business.
The recommended place to go for a comprehensive list of practical actions to make your computers, networks and systems more secure is the Australian Signals Directorates (ASD) Essential Eight https://www.asd.gov.au/cyber-security which aim to prevent malware from running, and to limit the extent of incident and recover data.
Report a breach to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) www.acorn.gov.au
If a data breach has serious consquences, you may be required to report it to the Australian Information Commissioner, www.oaic.gov.au