Security

Skills shortage poses cyber threat: Gartner

18 July, 2018 by

Only 65% of organisations have a cybersecurity expert, despite the fact that 95% expect cyber threats to increase over the next three years.


Review your IT contracts to avoid GDPR pain

18 July, 2018 by

Gartner experts recommend adjusting IT procurement methods to avoid breaches that could lead to GDPR fines and reputational damage.


ANU breached by Chinese hackers

09 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ANU has reportedly fallen victim to a network intrusion that has been traced to China and could have been a state-sponsored attack.


New Perth JCSC targets cyber attacks

09 July, 2018 by

A new Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC) has opened in Perth, with the aim of keeping Australians safe from cyber attacks.


Shred-it opens Sydney plant

04 July, 2018 by

The plant will allow Shred-it to have an active role in assisting businesses and government agencies comply with stringent data privacy legislation.


Australian cyber firms show their solutions in the UK

03 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Twelve Australian cybersecurity companies are showcasing their solutions and innovations in London as part of the Australian British FinTech Cyber Catalyst.


Defending data in the GDPR era

29 June, 2018 by Peter Waters, Vice President, Legal, Equinix

The GDPR might be a cloud with a silver lining — getting it right could help foster better relationships with your customers.


RegTech players gather to tackle financial crime

27 June, 2018 by

An AUSTRAC RegTech Showcase has explored ways to harness technology to combat money laundering, terrorism financing and serious financial crime.


Cyber attacks can cost Aussie economy $29bn per year

26 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybersecurity incidents have the potential to cost the Australian economy $29bn per year in direct, indirect and induced costs, a new study estimates.


Chinese espionage group targeting telcos, defence companies

25 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Chinese hacker group Thrip is involved in a targeted espionage operation against satellite, telecoms and defence companies in SEA and the US.


28% of Aussie orgs impacted by cryptojacking in Q1

21 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Some 28% of Australian organisations encountered cryptojacking attacks in Q1 and 21% encountered mobile malware, a new report has found.


Job applicants' data exposed in PageUp breach

19 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

PageUp has provided an update on the potential data breach disclosed by the company at the start of the month.


World Cup could lead to surge in cyber threats

18 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be a breeding ground for cyber attacks and malicious activity, if prior events are any indication.


Trust and risk highlighted at ISACA CACS event

14 June, 2018 by

Cybersecurity, resilience and building trust will be key themes at ISACA's upcoming Oceania Computer, Audit, Control and Security (CACS) Conference.


Tips for avoiding ransomware attacks

08 June, 2018 by

New research from WatchGuard Technologies reveals that more than one in five Australians have been the victim of a ransomware attack.


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