The Digital Transformation Agency has updated the COVIDSafe app to improve user privacy and provide real-time statistics about COVID-19 cases.
Researchers from UniSA and Charles Sturt University have urged the industry to explore alternatives to blockchain that maintain privacy.
Australia's CyberCX has acquired New Zealand cybersecurity specialist Insomnia Security as part of its expansion into the market.
Proofpoint researchers say a China-backed APT group associated with attacks on Tibetans changed focus in March to target Western economies reeling from COVID-19.
More than 70% of the vulnerabilities in the industrial control systems used by critical infrastructure operators can be exploited remotely, research suggests.
Claroty said it has found and reported critical vulnerabilities in three popular VPN products used in industry to provide secure access to IoT devices.
The solution will help mitigate fraud by securely verifying the identity of consumers when making payments online.
A critical vulnerability found in a core component of most SAP deployments has been given the highest possible score on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System.
The latest release has improved functionality and can be accessed by the Australian external territories.
There were 29,000 malicious mobile apps detected in 2020 Q1, up from 14,500 in the same quarter in 2019 according to Upstream.
The Digital Transformation Agency has incorporated new security and accessibility enhancements into the latest version of its COVIDSafe contact tracing app.
The DTA has released the source code behind the COVIDSafe contact tracing app on a GitHub repository for public review.
The National Committee of data management peak body DAMA Australia and ICT advocacy group The Pearcey Foundation have both endorsed the COVID-19 tracing app.
The subdomain takeover vulnerability could cause widespread financial damage or data leakage.
Electronic Frontiers Australia wants the federal government to start talking to technologists, rights advocates and the public about its COVID-19 tracing app.