Report: Aussies practising risky behaviour around data protection

21 October, 2021

A report released by Bitdefender has revealed that the majority of online consumers practice risky behaviour for data protection and device management.

Claroty expands into APJ region with HQ in Singapore

21 October, 2021

Claroty has formally opened its regional headquarters office in Singapore, after experiencing hyper growth in the Asia–Pacific region.

Ransomware: tougher penalties and mandatory reporting

14 October, 2021

New criminal offences, tougher penalties and a mandatory reporting regime have been announced under the Ransomware Action Plan.

Visa's AI tools stopped $354m of fraud in 12 months

13 October, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Visa's AI-driven security tools protected Australian businesses from more than $354m of fraud in a 12-month period, the company said.

Robot control: managing a non-human workforce

12 October, 2021 by Chern-Yue Boey, Senior VP, APAC | Supplied by: SailPoint

RPA technology enables automation of repetitive structured tasks and data-intensive processes, cutting costs and maximising efficiency.

Mandiant confirms rebrand from FireEye to Mandiant, Inc.

12 October, 2021

Cybersecurity solutions provider Mandiant has completed its name change from FireEye, Inc. to Mandiant, Inc. and changed its Nasdaq stock ticker symbol to MNDT.

Addressing the evolving cyber threat environment

12 October, 2021 by David Stevens, Assistant Commissioner, Dispute Resolution, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

The key message from the OAIC: the cyber threat environment is evolving and organisations need to continually update processes and protections to address this.

Consumers abandon brands if online doesn't measure up

05 October, 2021

Australian consumers are less tolerant of online frustration and will abandon brands that can't balance convenience and privacy.

Ransomware vulnerabilities will last another two years

01 October, 2021

New research suggests Australian businesses will be open to the risk of data lost and ransomware attacks for another two years.

FooForce CEO calls for national approach to reporting cyberattacks

01 October, 2021

FooForce CEO Frances Russell has called for an organised national approach for cybercrime victims to report cyberattacks.

Claroty finds 11 vulnerabilities in Nagios

01 October, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Claroty has disclosed 11 vulnerabilities in the widely-used network management system Nagios that could leave users exposed to a variety of attacks.

Remote workers exposing organisations to cyber threats

29 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly three in four Australian organisations faced cyber attacks targeting remote workers in the past 12 months, according to Tenable.

$211 million in scam losses this year

27 September, 2021

Australians have reported a record $211 million in losses to scams this year, an increase of nearly 90% from last year.

Ransomware costing financial firms $3.61m per breach

23 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Sophos' State of Ransomware in Financial Services report found that 35% of financial services organisations faced a ransomware attack in 2020.

Manufacturers leaving sensitive data at risk

23 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The manufacturing sector is failing to limit employees' access to sensitive company data, with employees on average able to access one in five files.

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