New APRA regulation means financial firms must take cybersecurity more seriously

A new regulation standard makes cyber security a board-level problem, but it also means all employees must be engaged and understand their role in keeping data safe and secure. From this Monday 1st July 2019, board members of the financial institutions regulated under the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) will have to take cyber security and…

During a period of credit tightening, it pays to be on the front foot

Director/Finance Specialist - Surf Coast Finance

There’s no doubt that we have a housing affordability problem in this country, and with that, we’ve had to extend ourselves to own the home we want. We also live in a consumption society, have crazy “tap-and-go” habits, and ZipPay at our fingertips. The combination can be lethal.   Though it’s not without profit motivation,…