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E-waste disposal — the other data security threat?

30 October, 2019 by Paul McInerney, Vice-President, ITPA | Supplied by: Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA)

It's important that IT professionals and organisations put in place policies for the safe disposal of storage devices and the data they contain.


Australian firms need to rethink their cloud security

29 October, 2019

Over half of Australian enterprises believe their cloud's security is sufficient to protect them from cloud-based cyber threats, according to a new study.


One-off security installation 'not enough', says TCG

28 October, 2019

Mobile device and OS designers should consider their products' security a 'work in progress', rather than a one-off activity, TCG has said.


ACSC issues national alert over malware campaign

28 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has issued a threat advisory covering the widespread Emotet Trojan campaign.


Process killed the innovation star

16 October, 2019 by Sean Bates

Limiting our focus to a particular process or solution rather than the desired outcome of our customer is an easy trap to fall into, says ITPA's Sean Bates.


Microsoft ready to release next Windows 10 update

15 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has revealed it is ready to release a relatively feature-sparse Windows 10 November 2019 update.


Tamper Protection added to Windows Security

15 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has added a new Tamper Protection feature that will be enabled by default on the free and paid versions of the Windows Defender Antivirus product.


Phishing sites using HTTPS to trick users

14 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly a third (29%) of phishing web pages uncovered by Webroot during 1H19 were using HTTPS encryption to appear legitimate.


Drupalgeddon2 flaw still being exploited

14 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Akamai researchers have uncovered an attack campaign seeking to exploit the critical Drupalgeddon2 vulnerability that was patched in March 2018.


Attackers exploiting VPN vulnerabilities

11 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has warned of a threat campaign targeting vulnerabilities in unpatched VPNs from Pulse Secure, Fortinet and Palo Alto.


What does DoH mean for BYOD?

02 October, 2019 by James Andrewartha*

When it comes to IT, security and safety aren't always synonymous. Sometimes, measures that increase security remove the ability to provide safeguards.


Exclusive event: Cybersecurity for small business

30 September, 2019

Join experts from Dell and the NSW Cyber Security Network for a practical look at how to protect your business from cyber attack.


90% of businesses facing RDP attacks

30 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

As many as 90% of remote desktop protocol implementations could be facing some form of malicious attack, research from Vectra indicates.


Windows 10 now on 900 million devices

26 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

Windows 10 has seen massive growth over the past year, adding more devices than any previous year — including 100 million devices in the last six months alone.


Fin7 sysadmin pleads guilty to hacking

24 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

In a US court, a Ukrainian charged with being the system administrator for infamous hacking group Fin7 has pleaded guilty of conspiracy to commit computer crime.


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