Stay Smart Online

February 2, 2017

Cyber-attacks cost organisations like yours thousands of dollars and cause lengthy periods of disruption. Do you have a plan for what you would do if your customer database was stolen, your website was forced offline, or you couldn’t access your email or business-critical data? Cyber criminals don’t just attack banks and large companies – they target any organisation which isn’t properly protected, even small businesses – like yours.

The Australian Government’s Stay Smart Online initiative has developed a range of short Guides to help individuals and businesses put in place some basic online security habits.


Each Guide includes simple and practical information about how to protect our online activities, whether at home, work, school or on the go.

My Guide

This Guide provides tips and techniques for you to stay secure when working, socialising or just browsing online. My Guide covers eight key areas: privacy; passphrases; suspicious messaging; surfing safely; online finances and payments; tablets and mobiles; backups and protection; and reporting.

Find out more and download a copy >>


Small Business Guide

This is a short Guide to help you take the first steps toward protecting your valuable business and customer information. It will only take you five minutes to read through the five easy steps.

Find out more and download a copy >>


Security Awareness Implementation Guide

To help your business stay safe and secure online, we have collated a few simple tips from businesses that are effectively managing their information security risks. This Guide provides practical tips for businesses at a range of sizes and stages of developing information awareness and security programs – whatever your budget.

Find out more and download a copy >>


Insurance Brokers Australia is a member of the Steadfast Group – the largest network of insurance brokers in Australia. IBA has an outstanding reputation and its professionals will be able to give you unbiased advice as to the best and most cost effective policies available to suit your Cyber needs.

Permission to publish the content in this article was provided by the Australian Government’s Stay Smart Online.


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