Individuals affected by the recent Optus and Medibank data breaches are likely on heightened alert with regard to safeguarding your data.
The ATO has assured taxpayers that ATO systems have not been affected by the breach.
Information for those caught up in a data breach is available from the Australian Cyber and Security Centre at cyber.gov.au.
It is important to always be vigilant for suspicious activity. The following tips can help protect accounts and keep personal information safe:
- Use multi-factor authentication for accounts where possible.
- Be careful when clicking on links and providing personal information.
- Make sure contact details are up to date when using online services.
Robinson Voss Partners can provide further information and support around safeguarding your data, and we welcome you to contact us to find out more. Phone our team on 03 9708 8801 or email email@example.com..
Please Note: Many of the comments in this publication are general in nature and anyone intending to apply the information to practical circumstances should seek professional advice to independently verify their interpretation and the information’s applicability to their particular circumstances.
The information contained within this document is of a general nature only and neither represents nor is intended to be personal advice on any particular matter. Robinson Voss Partners (RV Partners) strongly suggests that no person should act specifically on the basis of the information in this document, but should obtain appropriate professional advice based on their own personal circumstances.