Security > Cybercrime

AI adoption surging in the enterprise

03 April, 2024 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The use of generative AI and other tools within the enterprise is rapidly increasing, which is exposing organisations to new cyberthreats, according to Zscaler.

IT decision-makers believe AI is key to protect against cyber threats: report

20 March, 2024

According to reseach, 40% of Australian IT decision-makers believe the use of AI will help them protect their organisation from cyber attacks.

Tenable introduces new GenAI capabilities

18 March, 2024 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Tenable is using generative AI to help its customers discover, learn about and close attack paths that are exposing their organisation to cyber risk.

Combating financial crime with AI

06 March, 2024 by Keir Garrett, Regional VP for ANZ, Cloudera

Rapid digital transformation across Australia and New Zealand has provided cybercriminals with numerous new entry points.

Learning from the LockBit takedown

23 February, 2024 by Dean Houari, Director of Security Technology and Strategy, APJ at Akamai Technologies

An international taskforce has seized the darknet sites run by LockBit, but relying on law enforcement to take down ransomware gangs is not an effective security strategy.

China-linked attackers exploiting trusted relationships

22 February, 2024 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from CrowdStrike finds that China-nexus adversaries are increasingly exploiting trusted third-party relationships to compromise their targets.

Ransomware attacks are evolving: Mimecast

21 February, 2024 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from Mimecast found that ransomware threat actors are evolving their attacks to focus on double and even triple extortion strategies.

Visa using AI to protect Australians from payment fraud

19 February, 2024 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Visa's AI-based real-time payment fraud monitoring solution has helped Australian financial institutions prevent $714 million in fraud in just one year.

Bad business: the rise of the cybercriminal enterprise

23 January, 2024 by Mark Thomas, Director, Security Services – ANZ at Arctic Wolf

Cybercrime has become a new entrepreneurial playground.

Cybercrooks targeting enterprise genAI use

15 January, 2024 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The rapid growth in adoption of generative AI apps has made them an attractive target for criminal and nation-state cyber threat actors, according to Netskope.

How businesses can tackle AI-powered deep fake attacks

15 December, 2023 by Mick McCluney, Technical Director at Trend Micro, ANZ

AI voice cloning tools and ChatGPT are being used to aid cybercrime and extortion scams.

Cyber attacks flare up alongside Israel–Hamas conflict

01 December, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Many cybercrime groups are picking a side in the latest conflict between Israel and Hamas, leading to an increase in threat activity such as DDoS attacks.

Cybersecurity can be a source of competitive advantage for Australia

27 November, 2023 by Leon Poggioli*, Regional Director, Australia & New Zealand, Claroty

Collaborating with industry stakeholders to devise a ransomware reporting obligation is a key facet of the government's latest cyber strategy.

Organisations adopt segmentation to fight ransomware

22 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A study conducted by Akamai found that to address the growing threat of ransomware, organisations in APJ are increasingly turning to network segmentation.

Government to help SMEs improve cybersecurity

21 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government will invest $18.2m in two initiatives aimed at helping SMEs shore up their defences against — and recover from — cyber attacks.

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