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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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How well is your work from home cybersecurity protecting you?

If you have shifted some or all of your business activities online, it’s important to consider whether your cyber-security measures are enough to keep your business protected.

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Data security: 5 myths debunked

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4 steps to take if you've been targeted by online crime

Being the target of a cyber attack can be frustrating, expensive and confusing. But with some preparation, your business can respond – and recover – quickly.

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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

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The fundamentals of online security planning

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Why modern finance needs to think security

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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

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Quick 5: Data back-ups explained

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Business essentials: Exploring incident response plans

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5-minute fixes for your cyber security

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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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Protect yourself!

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