Security > Network security

Australia facing huge spike in WAF attacks

29 April, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Attackers are redoubling their efforts to disrupt the Australian market with web application firewall (WAF) multi-vector and DDoS attacks.

Australian security teams inundated with inaccurate alerts

23 March, 2022

A new report says Australian IT teams are being inundated with inaccurate cloud security alerts.

Unmasking security concerns amid Australia's M&A boom

14 March, 2022 by David Arthur, Security Architect A/NZ

A rapid rise in M&A activity is set to continue, increasing security issues as no two organisations operate cloud environments the same way.

Darktrace secures extended airline contract

26 January, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Darktrace has announced that a major airline will continue to use the company's cybersecurty AI technologies to safeguard against escalating cyber threats.

Merged McAfee Enterprise and FireEye rebrand as Trellix

25 January, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The combined company has taken the name Trellix to reflect its focus on providing a foundation for 'living security'.

Smart buildings targeted in cyber attacks

10 December, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

KNX National Group has provided smart building operators with a list of suggestions for securing the buildings against an intensifying wave of cyber attacks.

Open Source Hackathon promotes Aussie tech talent

18 November, 2021

The University of Canberra, along with the Canberra Innovation Network and Instaclustr, will host an Open Source Hackathon competition from 22–26 November.

Verizon Business expands global SD-WAN portfolio

05 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Verizon Business has launched a new Software Designed Secure Branch service powered by Fortinet Secure SD-WAN.

Claroty expands into APJ region with HQ in Singapore

21 October, 2021

Claroty has formally opened its regional headquarters office in Singapore, after experiencing hyper growth in the Asia–Pacific region.

Claroty finds 11 vulnerabilities in Nagios

01 October, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Claroty has disclosed 11 vulnerabilities in the widely-used network management system Nagios that could leave users exposed to a variety of attacks.

Remote workers exposing organisations to cyber threats

29 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly three in four Australian organisations faced cyber attacks targeting remote workers in the past 12 months, according to Tenable.

AustCyber announces return of Australian Cyber Week 2021

21 September, 2021

AustCyber's 2021 Australian Cyber Week is scheduled for 25–29 October and will generate awareness about the Australian cybersecurity industry.

IT pros embracing Zero Trust model for remote work

20 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

IT professionals worldwide are adapting to the new era of remote work triggered by COVID-19 by adopting or exploring a Zero Trust network security model.

Bots now account for majority of internet traffic

10 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Automated bots now account for nearly two-thirds of internet traffic, and are used for a variety of both legitimate and malicious purposes, research shows.

KnowBe4 launches cybersecurity awareness training kit

25 August, 2021

KnowBe4 has launched a resource kit to mark Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October. The kit includes campaign ideas, free training videos and infographics.

  • All content Copyright © 2022 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd