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ACSC shutters cloud certification program

04 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ASD will no longer assess cloud providers' capacity to securely hold Protected government data, following the closure of the Cloud Services Certification Program.


Companies detect only 1% of IaaS misconfiguration incidents

26 September, 2019

Ninety per cent of companies said they have experienced a security issue while using IaaS, but a new report shows they may not be aware of just how many they're facing.


Australian organisations under constant malware attack

08 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Zscaler has revealed it is blocking 1.5 million malware attack attempts and 150,000 botnets per week across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.


Misconfigured cloud storage a goldmine for attackers

21 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybercriminals are stealing millions of records from poorly configured cloud workloads or storage instances each year, according to Symantec.


DHS adopting secure cloud requirements

18 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DHS is introducing new accreditation and compliance requirements for third-party software providers under the DTA-developed Secure Cloud Strategy.


Majority of Australian firms lack cloud security

31 May, 2018

Two-thirds of Australian organisations are vulnerable to cloud data breaches, according to a new Bitglass report.


A step-by-step guide to cloud adoption and data protection

18 December, 2017

​Today’s public clouds are complex, and is no longer enough to simply hire a cloud vendor and assume that cloud migration will go smoothly.


Getting security right for the connected enterprise

03 April, 2017

Companies need to solve for security across people, things, processes and information, with safeguards at the intersection of the internet and internal networks.


Cloud safety a cause for concern, research shows

15 February, 2017

It is increasingly difficult for Australian IT departments to keep the cloud safe, according to a new report.


FirstWave wins $1.14m cloud security contract with Qantas

11 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's FirstWave has secured a 30-month, $1.14m contract to provide security-as-a-service based on Cisco's cloud security services to help protect Qantas's IT operations.


Australians main target of OneDrive malware campaign

28 November, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Forcepoint Security has discovered a new attack campaign involving using compromised Microsoft OneDrive for Business user accounts to spread malware, and Australians are the number one target.


Blackberry Good Secure EMM Suites

27 January, 2016

BlackBerry has introduced the Good Secure EMM Suites, a set of mobile security, management, productivity and collaboration offerings for businesses in a user-based subscription model.


Do you trust the cloud?

12 August, 2015 by Phil Rodrigues, Vice President, BT Security, AMEA

The majority of Australia's IT decision-makers view the security of cloud-based services as a major concern, in some instances serving as a barrier to adoption.


Microsoft beefs up cloud security, wins ASD cert

23 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has made moves to bolster the security of its cloud offerings, while its cloud services have been certified for the handling of unclassified government data.


Compliance issues lead cloud security concerns

30 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Organisations worldwide named issues with auditing, compliance and data privacy as their largest cloud security challenges, a survey of Global 2000 companies shows.


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