Stories by James Bergl, CompTIA & Datto

The next wave of ransomware

Cybercrime, specifically ransomware, is evolving to match business cloud trends with ransomcloud, the next wave of ransomware, set to become a key concern for organisations within the next few years.

Recognising the value of millennials in today’s IT businesses

Millennials have a reputation for being difficult, demanding, lazy, and disloyal; however, nothing could be further from the truth. Millennials are at the helm of plenty of successful businesses in the IT industry, and they’re working with yet more millennials to grow these businesses and the industry as a whole. It’s therefore important to recognise the value they add and stop denigrating an entire generation of workers.

Why the notifiable data breach scheme should be the ‘notification of archaic systems and processes’

There has been a lot of talk in recent months about the government's new notifiable data breach (NDB) legislation. The legislation requires organisations that suffer a data breach that may cause serious harm to individuals to alert the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC). They must also let each and every one of their affected customers know that their confidential data was breached.