Security

Micron 21 throws down DDoS challenge

23 May, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

IT experts have been invited to test Micron 21's networks with DDoS attacks in real time during the company's AusCERT presentations this week.


AusPost to work with DTA on digital identity

22 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia Post will integrate its identity verification technology into the government's Digital Identity Framework, in collaboration with the Digital Transformation Agency.


Social media scams increasing, says ACCC

17 May, 2017 by

There has been a 47% increase in scam activity, according to data from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).


SME businesses at risk of cybercrime

16 May, 2017 by

Cybercrime has affected almost one third of businesses in NSW, according to a data from the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner.


Protect yourself from WannaCry

15 May, 2017 by Brian Baskin and Michael Viscuso, Carbon Black | Supplied by: Carbon Black

As the world reels from another huge cyber attack, here are the steps you should take to prevent infection by WannaCry.


Australia spared the worst of WannaCry

15 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Only a handful of Australian firms have so far been affected by the devastating WannaCry ransomware, which spread using an NSA exploit leaked in April.


Overcoming the human risk factor

11 May, 2017 by Sinisha Patkovic, VP Government Solutions, BlackBerry

A better approach to deploying security solutions is to match existing employee behaviours, rather than expecting people to change.


Intel vulnerability worse than first thought

09 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AMT vulnerability disclosed earlier this month could allow attackers to remotely access enterprise systems even when they are turned off.


Internet users ignorant of privacy issues: NordVPN

05 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A survey from VPN provider NordVPN indicates that despite high-profile data leaks and attacks, email users are still putting their faith in the major providers and most remain unaware of more secure alternatives.


Critical Intel flaw undetected for a decade

04 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Intel has issued a critical security alert covering a privileged access vulnerability in many of its enterprise chipsets that has gone undetected for over 10 years.


AFP blasted over illegal metadata use

02 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AFP has admitted that it accessed the telecoms metadata of a journalist without first obtaining the required warrant.


Cybersecurity in an all-digital world

01 May, 2017 by Don Williams, Vice President, Australia & New Zealand, Veeam Software | Supplied by: Veeam Pty Ltd

It's no secret that we're living in a digital-first world.


Cybersecurity plan launched by ACSGN

26 April, 2017 by

Australia's cybersecurity capabilities will be increased after the launch of a new industry-led strategy.


Australia, China reach detente over cyber IP theft

26 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian and Chinese governments have mutually agreed not to conduct or support cyber theft of IP and trade secrets from the other country's companies as part of a new security agreement.


Australian Cyber Security Centre approved

24 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has received parliamentary approval to begin work on the new Australian Cyber Security Centre, which will bring together security experts from intelligence and law enforcement agencies.


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