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Symantec CEO to speak at CeBIT Australia

13 December, 2017

The opening cybersecurity keynote speaker at CeBIT Australia will be Symantec CEO Greg Clark.

Cybercriminals to ramp up use of known flaws

07 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The 2017 threat landscape was dominated by major attacks exploiting known but unpatched vulnerabilities, and Trend Micro expects cybercriminals to step up this trend in 2018.

Cybersecurity skills shortage to be rectified

06 December, 2017

A shortage in national cybersecurity skills has led the Victorian Government to push for a national training model.

Dtex Systems boosts cybersecurity in Australia

05 December, 2017

Start-up company Dtex Systems has just opened its regional headquarters in Canberra.

Small business flags cybercrime concerns in survey

22 November, 2017

Most small businesses rate cybercrime as their third biggest risk, according to a national survey.

2018 to be another 'brutal' year for cyber threats

21 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Malwarebytes has forecast a rise in cryptojacking, PowerShell-based attacks and the use of worms to launch malware in the coming year.

Cyber cooperation between DFAT and Sense of Security

08 November, 2017

Sense of Security and DFAT are working together to enhance cybersecurity in the Indo–Pacific region.

Cryptocurrency security concerns to be addressed

02 November, 2017

Quantum computers will be able to attack Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies within 10 years, according to researchers.

CyRise cybersecurity participants selected

01 November, 2017

Several start-up organisations have been selected to participate in the CyRise cybersecurity accelerator program.

Cyber defence workshop to be run by DST

27 October, 2017

DST Group and Data61 are currently working together on cyber research and will hold a networking event for those in the defence industry.

Market for ransomware on dark web growing strongly

13 October, 2017

The creation of ransomware on the dark web is increasing, according to new research.

Cyber threat must be brought to light, govt urges

11 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

With cyber threats in Australia becoming more common and sophisticated, the government has urged victims to report attacks to help with efforts to counter the threat.

Cybercrime tackled by CDU and NT Govt

06 October, 2017

The Northern Territory Government is working with Charles Darwin University to minimise cybersecurity threats.

Canberra announces Cyber Engagement Strategy

05 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government, with the help of private sector partners, will seek to improve its international cyber engagement to help shut down overseas cybercrime havens.

Taking care of security should be simple

29 September, 2017 by Craig Lawson, Research Vice President, Gartner

By doing the simple things in security well, doing the hard things will become easier, says Gartner's Craig Lawson.

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