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.
A better approach to deploying security solutions is to match existing employee behaviours, rather than expecting people to change.
The AMT vulnerability disclosed earlier this month could allow attackers to remotely access enterprise systems even when they are turned off.
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.
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.
The AFP has admitted that it accessed the telecoms metadata of a journalist without first obtaining the required warrant.
Australia's cybersecurity capabilities will be increased after the launch of a new industry-led strategy.
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.
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.
A real-time cybersecurity training platform and assessment tool has been launched by ISACA.
Organisations of all sizes handling sensitive data need to be taking action now to prepare for the introduction of the new mandatory data breach notification regime in February next year.
Australia's mandatory metadata retention scheme gets going, but a number of ISPs may not be able to comply with the new requirements.
The number of reported data breaches grew 86% to 1792 during 2016 — which includes 44 breaches in Australia, Gemalto's latest Breach Level Index indicates.