Improve your Google Workspace security with passkeys

Want to increase the cybersecurity of your small business? Turn on passkeys in Google Workspace!

What is multi-factor authentication and do I really need it as a sole trader?

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a way to prove your online identity through two different checks. It is sometimes called two-step verification (2SV) or two-factor authentication (2FA).

Improve your Google Workspace security by adding a Super Admin account

A comprehensive guide to improving your small business Google Workspace security by setting up a separate Super Administrator account

Staying safe with Google Workspace and 2 step authentication

I’ve previously written about using 2 factor authentication (2FA) to stay safer when using your Google account, even as a sole trader. I also mentioned how that particular authentication technique couldn’t be used with Google Workspace. However, there is another version of 2FA or two-step verification that can be used by Google Workspace users which […]

What is the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme and should sole traders care about it?

Under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, any organisation covered by the Privacy Act 1988 must notify affected individuals and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) when such a data breach occurs. Notifiable data breaches (as defined by the OAIC) occur when: Unauthorised access or disclosure includes when: The scheme started in February 2018 […]

What is a password manager and why do I need one?

Last week I wrote about cyber security specifically passwords and passphrases and how using a password manager could help. What is a password manager? Password managers pretty much do what the label says – they allow you to store all your passwords in a virtual safe. All you need to remember is the safe’s ‘combination’ […]