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Dr. Alana Maurushat is a Professor of Cybersecurity and Behaviour at Western Sydney University where she holds a joint position in the School of Computers, Data and Mathematical Sciences, and in the School of Social Sciences. Alana is the Associate Dean International in the SCDMS and is a Key Researcher with the CRC Smart Satellites. She is currently researching Payment Diversion Fraud and Ransomware, Cyber Reputation Risk Management, Tracking Money-Laundering through Bitcoin Blenders, distributed extreme edge computing for micro-clustered satellites, and Ethical Hacking.

Jim and Darryn spoke with Alana on all thing cyber-security. Final take away, if its too good to be true, then it’s fraud. Also, 2FA (two factor authentication) is one of teh best steps you can do to secure your internet accounts.