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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.


Building a network of security champions

26 February, 2018 by Brad Arkin, VP and Chief Security Officer, Adobe

A security champion program will foster an open culture mindset and benefit your entire organisation, argues Adobe's Brad Arkin.


Cisco vulnerability already being exploited

12 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre warns attackers are already exploiting the Cisco ASA vulnerability disclosed at the end of January.


No proof Kaspersky tools used to breach US fed systems

16 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A US Department of Homeland Security Official told a house committee it currently has no credible evidence that Kaspersky Lab antivirus software has been exploited to hack into US Government systems.


Australia heavily targeted by drive-by mining

09 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia is the most heavily targeted nation among eight major Asia–Pacific markets by 'drive-by' cryptocurrency mining attacks.


All devices vulnerable to major Wi-Fi flaw

18 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A newly discovered flaw in the WPA2 encryption protocol used in all modern protected Wi-Fi networks could leave every connected device vulnerable to attack.


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