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Secure your business

When it comes to security, Telstra has you covered. See how we can help your business spot security threats and keep them locked out.

Protection you can rely on    

At Telstra, we offer a range of world-leading security solutions giving peace of mind to small business owners.

From our alarm monitoring service, Business Protect, helping keep your premises secure when you’re not there. To protection from cyber threats with Telstra Business Tech Services, giving you 24/7 access to a dedicated team of IT experts, plus security assessments to identify areas for improvement.

 We can even help protect you against malware, ransomware and phishing attacks – all while keeping your files secure in the cloud with Microsoft® 365 for Business.

With world-class solutions, we’ve got your security covered, so you can focus on being ‘that’ business for your customers.

Telstra Security Report 2019

The Telstra Security Report 2019 reveals global trends impacting security professionals. Discover insights gathered from 1,298 professionals across 13 countries and 15 industries.

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Cyber Security

Cyber security: how safe is your business online? Take our interactive quiz.

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Electronic Security

Did you know electronic signatures are more secure than documents signed with a pen?

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Cloud Security

Discover which cloud model is right to help ensure the security of your business data.

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Watch out for COVID-19 remote work scams and phishing

Cybercriminals are targeting staff ordered to work from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with convincing phishing emails that reference the victim’s workplace.

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Getting the basics of cyber security right

Artificial intelligence. Blockchain. Zero-day detection. The cyber security marketplace contains a litany of confusing buzzwords that can make an already complex subject someti...

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The fundamentals of online security planning

Protecting your business online requires more than set-and-forget antivirus software. In an increasingly digital world, planning and strategy are key for keeping your business ...

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3 ways to show customers you’re keeping their data secure

Give customers every reason to shop with you by showing them your business is secure online.

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What it's like to be hacked: 2 businesses tell their stories

We uncover the financial, reputational and emotional impacts faced by two small Aussie businesses that have been victims of an online attack.

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Why modern finance needs to think security

Malicious hacking, data leaks and online scams are a growing concern. So, how can the financial services industry prevent sensitive client information from falling into the wro...

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Checking the locks: How to audit your cyber security

Cyber attacks are becoming more prevalent and sophisticated. To keep your business safe, regular cyber security audits can help.

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Exploring the key findings of the Telstra Security Report 2019

In the Telstra Security Report 2019, we explore what it means to manage risks in a connected world. Discover what some of the key findings mean for your business.

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6 cyber security trends you should know

The online threat landscape is constantly changing. Are you up to speed with these trends?

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5 cyber security myths debunked

Because you can’t hold it in your hands like a padlock, or see it surrounding a premise like a fence, cyber security can be a far-away thought. And it could partly be due to it...

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Customer data: How to manage it securely

Whether your business is the local gym or a high-end online retailer, storing your customers’ data securely should be a key consideration. Gaining and retaining customer trust ...

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3 ways to use data for repeat customers

Data analytics is often associated with enterprise-level resources. But there are a wide variety of ways that small and medium-sized business can leverage data insights to serv...

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Data security: 5 questions to ask your team

With more people working remotely all across the country during the pandemic, we’ve been inadvertently thrust into the middle of an evolving experiment. This period of transiti...

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Are you cyber-secure when working remotely?

For small and medium businesses that have shifted some or all of their activities to remote working, it’s important to consider whether your cyber-security measures are enough ...

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Quick 5: Data back-ups explained

For all businesses, failing to back-up data can have drastic consequences. Here are five back-up essentials you need to know about. Backing up your data may seem a mundane tas...

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How-to: Start your own small business cyber-security health check

Have you conducted a complete cyber-security health check for your business? For many small business owners, the answer isn’t a definitive ’yes’ or ‘no’ – because while they ma...

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How-to: Choose the right cloud model for you

Did you know 65 per cent of Australian organisations experienced a major disruption due to a cyber breach last year? It can be an ongoing challenge to maintain your business’s ...

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What is a VPN and do you need one?

If regular news of high-profile cyber-attacks across the world teaches us anything, it’s that every business, regardless of size, needs to take its security more seriously. T...

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Steer clear of net nasties this christmas

Think twice before opening that digital Christmas card or clicking on that festive-looking link, internet security experts and consumer authorities warn. That animated Santa Cl...

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How to empower staff and protect data security

Your cyber security is only as strong as its weakest link and that weak link is often the human element. Cyber security is a human problem. That’s why it is critical to invest...

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Business essentials: Exploring incident response plans

In recent years the published data and mainstream news reports on cyber breaches have been eye-opening. As 5G networks roll out around the globe, internet infrastructure develo...

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5-minute fixes for your cyber security

Safeguarding your business requires an approach that is tailored to your needs. This takes an investment of time and money, and assistance from people with the right knowledge ...

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Tis the season to beware of the scammer

The competition watchdog expects a spike in telephone and online fraud activity over the holiday season as scammers try to cash in on the Christmas spirit. This year alone, the...

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Andre Agassi on business: Five short-term goals for long-term success

If there is anyone who knows about goal setting, it’s an elite athlete. That’s why, when tennis icon Andre Agassi was speaking at the latest Telstra Vantage event, we paid atte...

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Andre Agassi on business: Resilience for the long game

When the federal government gave accredited education providers just three months to comply with new regulations governing the sector Jack Delosa, founder of specialist educati...

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Would you trust your business with your data?

ADMA CEO Jodie Sangster argues that how you handle your customer data – even if it’s legally correct and technically safe – can still create headaches for your business. In 201...

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Cloud busting: Business continuity myths debunked

We’ve all lost data. And it hurts. Even worse is having to explain the loss to the other people affected– your team, your business partners and your customers.

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How to test your business continuity strategy

Not everyone tests that plan before they have to use it. Instead, they find out the hard way that their contingency plans don’t work.

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Whistle a happy tune to improve cyber-security

Take a few simple and practical precautions to improve the cyber-security of your business. Cybercrime is a well-established global threat to millions of businesses worldwide. ...

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Breaking down the Telstra Cyber Security Report 2016

Every year the Telstra Cyber Security report looks at the most pressing security issues facing Australian businesses today – from the smallest corner stores to the biggest high...

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Navigating business insurance

The right insurance is essential for every small business, but understanding what you need can be difficult. Alexandra Cain speaks to Advisor Director at Weath Planning Partner...

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Trademark battles

What’s in a brand trademark? A lot of lawyers’ fees if you don’t get it right. Ross Greenwood looks at what works, and what doesn’t. There’s always a lot of talk about the valu...

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Protect yourself!

If you are self-employed and unsure about income protection insurance, read on. Effie Zahos reveals some of the options. Your ability to earn an income is your most valuable as...

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How to halt company hacking

Software tools and techniques are all well and good, but educating yourself about risks and how to handle threats is what will really save you from cybercrime. There's a lot of...

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Will tech win the war on shrinkage?

With anti-shoplifting and employee theft technology improving, Retailers have more options than ever before, but can some simple steps to improve the culture within the Retaile...

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Stronger fraud protection for Aussie online retailers is a welcome change

PayPal has expanded its fraud protection program for online Retailers in Australia.

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There's more to being SMART in the cloud

A minor car accident can often feel like a major hassle, especially given the three to five days your car can be off the road to repair even small damage.