Empired launches cybersecurity user score solution

06 December, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The new Empired User Score will provide businesses using Microsoft Teams real-time information on each employee's cybersecurity posture.

eftpos using AI to fight online shopping fraud

03 December, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

eftpos has launched a new AI-driven counter-fraud capability as part of the $100m digital upgrade to Australia's sovereign debit payments system.

What drives Aussie business leaders to make ransomware payments?

25 November, 2021

Research has revealed that most Australian businesses decided to pay a cyber ransom within 48 hours to minimise impact and potential damage to stakeholders.

FBI attack shows all are vulnerable to phishing

18 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Last week's attack compromising the FBI's email system shows that all businesses are vulnerable to phishing and cyber attacks, says StickmanCyber.

Fraud management startup Riskified opens Melbourne office

18 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Israeli fraud management startup Riskified has expanded into Australia with the opening of a Melbourne office.

Open Source Hackathon promotes Aussie tech talent

18 November, 2021

The University of Canberra, along with the Canberra Innovation Network and Instaclustr, will host an Open Source Hackathon competition from 22–26 November.

Data trust in decline amid COVID-19 pandemic

15 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Trust in major institutions to maintain data privacy is falling amid the pandemic, but most Australians are still complying with check-in requirements.

Data management as a defence

10 November, 2021 by Lindsay Brown, VP of LogMeIn APAC

With over a million students enrolled in universities across Australia and 130,000 full-time staff, higher ed is a data goldmine for cybercriminals.

Identity sprawl: WFH sees digital identities skyrocket

09 November, 2021 | Supplied by: One Identity LLC

A new survey has revealed a significant increase in identity sprawl on a global scale, due largely to an uptick in remote work.

Verizon Business expands global SD-WAN portfolio

05 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Verizon Business has launched a new Software Designed Secure Branch service powered by Fortinet Secure SD-WAN.

FB data deletion: PR spin or a privacy win?

04 November, 2021

Facebook has announced it will shut down its facial recognition system and delete the face prints of more than one billion people.

Australia key target of encrypted attacks

02 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia was the fourth most targeted nation in the world by HTTPS attacks during 9M21, according to Zscaler.

Aussie workers push back on monitoring tech

02 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Unisys Australia Ltd

Australians may have allowed the office into their home, expedited by COVID-19, but they draw the line at employers using monitoring technology.

Australian SMEs facing rising cyber threat

29 October, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Two in three Australian SMEs fell victim to cyber attacks during the last year, according to research released by Cisco.

Government blocking phishing texts spoofing agencies

29 October, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A pilot program to block phishing SMSs spoofing senders including Centrelink and myGov has resulted in more than 2500 blocked scam texts in the last year.

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