Security

CyberCX buys Melbourne's Basis Networks

13 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's largest cybersecurity company, CyberCX, will soon be larger following the acquisition of Melbourne managed security service provider Basis Networks.


Cyber collaboration centre A3C officially opens

09 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The $10 million centre is touted as helping to build national cyber capability and positioning South Australia as a national cyber leader.


Growing data fears seriously influence consumer loyalty

09 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Almost a third of consumers will never return to a business if their personal data is compromised, research shows.


Authentication services revenue to reach US$8.4 billion by 2026

09 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The increase will cement the technology's position as a top-tier investment priority for several key IoT markets.


SMEs don't understand security risks, ACSC survey finds

07 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Cyber incidents cost Australian SMEs $29 billion each year, yet nearly half of them do not invest more than $500 per annum on cybersecurity.


Less than 10% of APAC orgs have a CISO

06 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: LogMeIn AUS Pty Ltd

Research commissioned by LogMeIn found that many Asia–Pacific organisations are struggling to securely handle identity and access management.


Consumer Data Right for banking sector arrives

06 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The reform introduces significant changes to information sharing practices within financial services.


Palo Alto issues critical fix for firewall OS

03 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Palo Alto Networks has issued a critical security update for PAN-OS following the discovery of vulnerabilities in its code by Monash University researchers.


Employees breaking cyber rules despite awareness

03 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Employees are more conscious of cybersecurity, but their limited understanding makes them flout the rules.


Govt commits $1.35bn to fight foreign cyber threats

01 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has announced a $1.35bn investment program aimed at enhancing Australia's ability to combat foreign cyber threats.


NZ introduces new and improved privacy reforms

01 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The Privacy Act 2020 promises to be more proactive and less reactive than its 27-year-old predecessor.


$1.6m funding boost for university cybersecurity

30 June, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The federal government funding will produce a threat intelligence-sharing network, sector-wide threat modelling and a national cybersecurity forum.


Open banking to bring new security risks

26 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The introduction from 1 July of the new open banking regime will bring with it security risks for consumers and businesses, an expert has warned.


Business email compromise scams cost $132 million

24 June, 2020 by Αmy Sarcevic

ACCC's Targeting Scams Report uncovers the extent of scams targeting business, with BEC representing the highest losses incurred for any type of scam.


CSIRO's Data61 creates voice spoofing prevention measure

23 June, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The 'Void' solution detects differences in spectral characteristics between live and recorded human voices.


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