Stan Gallo

Stan Gallo

Partner, Forensic Risk

Articles by Stan Gallo

Assurance & Risk

Tis the season to be jolly… Jolly cautious that is. I’ve been ‘Spoofed’ and had my data stolen

Tis the season to be jolly… Jolly cautious that is. For those of you who know me and my almost evangelical pursuit of cyber security, this may come as a…

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It’s Thursday 22 February. So what?

Today has been touted as a watershed date in Australia that will in some way touch virtually every Australian as the ‘Notifiable Data Breach’ (NDB) scheme locks in.

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Assurance & Risk

Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the house no words were spoken, just the click of a mouse

A cautionary tale from Forensic Partner, Stan Gallo with sincere apologies to Clement Clark Moore

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The ethical dilemma of critical smartphone evidence

The Australian Government is currently seeking to implement new legislation to enable access to information on encrypted messaging apps and devices.

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Stopping the next crypto-currency collapse: regulating digital exchanges

As the number of digital currencies has increased and awareness of their use in both criminal activity and terrorism financing has grown, the Australian Government has recognised the importance of regulating digital exchanges.

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Christmas in July – Beware the Grinch

The ATO has reported that this time of year and the months that follow, often sees a spike in a range of scams aimed at tricking people into providing sensitive information or paying non-existent fees that can see them out of pocket for thousands of dollars.

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What happened in the largest global ransomware outbreak? What should you do?

Over the weekend, the world has seen the largest cyber attack of its kind spread across more than 70 countries. What happened and what should you do?

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Welcome changes to the Australian Privacy Act: what to do when private information becomes public property

On 13 February, a welcome amendment to Australia’s Privacy Act passed both houses of parliament

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“Love’s labour lost”. Don’t lose your heart or your wallet this Valentine’s Day

Lonely heart cyber scams are big business with The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission receiving more than 4100 reports of dating and romance scams last year.

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