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Akamai opens DDoS scrubbing centre in Melbourne

21 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

CDN and cloud service provider Akamai has opened a new DDoS attack traffic scrubbing centre in Melbourne to complement its existing facility in Sydney.

US govt urged to "build the wall" of cybersecurity

05 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Association of IT Asset Management has urged the US government to act on a report finding pervasive cybersecurity failures across US federal agencies.

ACSC urges network owners to sign up for AISI

04 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Following reports of preventable incidents, the Australian Cyber Security Centre is urging network operators to sign up to the free Australian Internet Security Initiative.

Huawei devices pose a high security risk: report

02 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An analysis of Huawei firmware claims to have found potential backdoors in more than half of the vendor's devices.

Huawei challenging US restrictions in court

30 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgement in a US lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a law restricting US companies from doing business with the vendor.

A guide to choosing the best antivirus solution for your business

22 May, 2019

Choosing the right antivirus solution for your business is an important decision that can save your business money, reputation and stability in the long-term.

Coalition makes $156m cybersecurity pledge

30 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has announced a wide-ranging $156 million investment in cybersecurity as an election promise.

Russian state actors fastest at infiltrating networks

20 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Russian state-sponsored actors are on average able to infiltrate a target's network in under 19 minutes after compromising the first system, CrowdStrike said.

Increasing demand for VPNs in Australia

01 February, 2019

Interest in virtual private network (VPN) services in Australia has been steadily growing, according to Surfshark.

UK to back R&D for 'designing out' cyber threats

30 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK will invest up to $184.8m towards 'designing out' cyber threats facing businesses by baking security into the design of hardware and smart systems.

Nearly 2 in 3 DDoS attacks target CSPs

23 January, 2019

A new distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack pattern has emerged, targeting communications service providers (CSPs).

Hivint acquisition strengthens Optus's security play

09 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus's acquisition of cybersecurity consultant Hivint will help the company grow its security business in Australia and potentially the wider APAC region.

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.

Australian orgs can't identify 41% of network traffic

20 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian IT leaders are concerned about a lack of visibility into their organisation's network traffic, which is exposing them to security, legal and productivity risks.

Terabit DDoS attack era has arrived

07 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A 1.7 Tbps DDoS attack on the customer of a major US service provider has been spotted by Arbor Networks' ATLAS threat-monitoring system.

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