Security

Researchers develop quantum-safe blockchain protocol

01 October, 2020

Researchers have developed MatRiCT, a blockchain protocol that is secure against quantum computers and protects the privacy of users and their transactions.


Rising cyber attacks drive APAC managed security spend

28 September, 2020

GlobalData predicts that managed security services revenue in the APAC region will reach $17 billion by 2024, fuelled by increasing cyber attacks.


NAB bolsters cybersecurity with bug bounty

28 September, 2020

NAB, in partnership with Bugcrowd, has launched a cyber bug bounty program, with a reward for researchers who uncover vulnerabilities in the bank's environment.


ZeroLogon vulnerability being actively exploited

28 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has warned that attackers are attempting to actively exploit the ZeroLogon escalation of privilege vulnerability in Windows Server patched last month.


70% of Australians rank privacy a top concern

25 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The OAIC's Australian Community Attitudes to Privacy Survey 2020 found that Australians increasingly expect businesses to respect and protect their privacy.


Disconnect between IT workers and employers about cybersecurity

23 September, 2020

Research from Bitdefender has highlighted the disconnect between how business leaders and infosec professionals view the current security landscape.


Evolving threat landscape a concern for cybersecurity analysts

18 September, 2020

A survey by Gartner has found that cybersecurity analysts are concerned about the rapidly evolving threat landscape, which has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.


US issues warrants for five alleged APT41 members

18 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Department of Justice has issued warrants for five alleged members of the APT41 cybercrime group, and accused China of shielding the cybercriminals.


Gartner: Businesses must balance risk, trust and opportunity

17 September, 2020

Security and risk leaders have been advised to balance risk, trust and opportunity to help their organisations become trusted participants in the digital economy.


Keysight World to showcase design and test trends

16 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Keysight Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

Live virtual events will be held from 22–24 September, covering topics such as 5G, automotive, advanced measurement, high-speed digital and IT network security.


DTA updates COVIDSafe to improve user privacy

16 September, 2020

The Digital Transformation Agency has updated the COVIDSafe app to improve user privacy and provide real-time statistics about COVID-19 cases.


Businesses reminded to protect their domain names

15 September, 2020

The ACSC has reminded businesses to protect their domain names, cautioning against abandoning them to cybercriminals due to administrative oversight.


Study: Employee personal devices pose risk to corporate data

15 September, 2020

A Trend Micro survey has highlighted the risks posed by smart home devices to the corporate cybersecurity chain, as more employees shift to working remotely.


Time for a privacy reckoning on blockchain

11 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Researchers from UniSA and Charles Sturt University have urged the industry to explore alternatives to blockchain that maintain privacy.


Aussie hackers targeting Facebook, Wi-Fi, says NordVPN

10 September, 2020

Research from NordVPN found that 43% of Australians looking to break into something were interested in hacking into other people's Facebook accounts.


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