Australia's Notifiable Data Breach legislation came into effect today, leaving Australian organisations at risk of fines of up to $1.8m for failing to disclose a breach.
With the Notifiable Data Breach scheme about to start, two OAIC guides detail the steps to take if you're informed of a breach.
Gartner urges a multistage approach to dealing with the new class of security vulnerability represented by Meltdown and Spectre.
Laws surrounding 'revenge porn' will be strengthened, after legislation to stop image-based abuse passed the Senate.
Jamil Farshchi will have the challenging task of helping to restore public confidence in the integrity of the credit reporting agency's stored data.
Notorious cybercrime group Lazarus has launched a new phishing and malware campaign targeting Bitcoin users and global financial organisations.
Executives and company directors will face increased responsibility for cybersecurity under Australia's new mandatory data breach notification laws.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre warns attackers are already exploiting the Cisco ASA vulnerability disclosed at the end of January.
IoT and blockchain research from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) will be used for the NSW Cyber Security Network.
The average Australian firm had 53 security breaches in 2017, up by 25% from 2016, according to Accenture and the Ponemon Institute.
People are now prioritising security over convenience when logging into their applications and devices, according to a new IBM Security report.
ISACA has released a practical guide to GDPR implementation as the May deadline rapidly approaches.
Cybercriminals are increasingly using illegal crypto-mining malware to develop their revenue streams, according to a new report by Checkpoint Software Technologies.
Intel's Spectre and Meltdown fixes are causing reboots and a performance hit in some configurations.
Microsoft has reportedly withdrawn patches for Meltdown and Spectre kernel memory vulnerabilities due to incompatibilities with AV products, while Intel has advised some customers not to apply its fixes.