Stay Smart Online Week: Simple Steps to Online Safety

Stay Smart Online Week: Simple Steps to Online Safety

CRM Brokers is encouraging its clients to make internet safety a top priority, by partnering with Stay Smart Online to promote to Stay Smart Online Week. The Theme for the tenth annual event is ‘simple steps to online safety’, with Australians urged to learn more about the practical and easy steps they can take to stay safe online.

CRM Brokers will be supporting the initiative by sharing advice focused on five key areas of online safety, including privacy of your personal information, strong passwords, software updates, backing up your important information and avoiding online scams. Cybercrime is on the rise – estimated to cost Australians more than $1 billion per year, with around 43 per cent of cyber-attacks targeting small businesses.

Take some simple steps to online safety

1 . Limit what personal information you share online.
2. Set strong passwords that are hard for others to guess.
3. Protect your stuff online by keeping your devices updated with the latest software.
4. Regularly back up your data.
5. Avoid online scams and be on the lookout for suspicious emails and texts.

How can I reduce my risk of falling prey to a Cybercrime?
A typical cyber insurance policy is designed to help you with both preventing breaches in the first place and dealing with them if and when they occur. Cyber insurance policies usually include the following:
  • The cost of restoring or recreating electronic data following a breach or leak
  • Forensic services to investigate a breach
  • PR coaching in the event a breach harms your business’s reputation
  • Assistance guarding against data breaches, hacking and employee error
  • Guidance on how to respond to a breach
  • Funds to cover the adverse financial effects related to a breach
  • Funds to cover any fines that might be payable following a breach


Which Cyber Insurance policy is right for you?

There is no such thing as an impenetrable system; this is why in today’s digital age Cyber Insurance is a must for your business to mitigate your exposure in the event of a cyber-attack.

Find out how little it costs to protect your business from the costs attached to a cyber-attack. You can obtain a Cyber Insurance quote online in a matter of minutes, click here to begin.

Contact CRM Brokers today, we will work with you to find the right policy that mitigates your potential exposure from this emerging risk,  call us on 1300 880 494.


Partnership with Stay Smart Online

CRM Brokers are proud partners of Stay Smart Online, an Australian Government initiative designed to help everyone understand the risks and simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online.

Stay Smart Online also provide a free Alert Service to explain recent online threats and how they can be managed. Small business users are provided with easy to understand online safety and security information and solutions to help protect their online safety a privacy.

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