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Security-driven networking: why security and networking must converge

01 September, 2020

The ideal future is one in which security and networking work in harmony to deliver enhanced performance and reliable connectivity with a strong security posture.

DDoS disrupts NZX trading for three days

28 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A series of DDoS attacks on the New Zealand stock exchange website have to date disrupted trading on the exchange over three consecutive days.

US tightens export restrictions on Huawei

19 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

As the US govt tightens restrictions on exporting US tech to Huawei, the vendor is arguing that the actions against the company risk splintering the internet.

UK fully bans Huawei from 5G

16 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK Government has followed Australia in banning Huawei equipment from all parts of the nation's 5G networks — but only from 2027.

Critical security flaws found in millions of IoT devices

19 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Security company JSOF has uncovered critical security vulnerabilities present in hundreds of millions if not billions of IoT devices.

Australia condemns state attacks on health infrastructure

22 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's Ambassador for Cyber Affairs has condemned state-backed malicious actors that are seeking to disrupt hospital operations during the COVID-19 crisis.

Toll Group still recovering from ransomware attack

13 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Toll Group is still facing disruption to some IT systems after falling victim to its second major ransomware attack this year.

WA Premier targeted in China-linked cyber attack

11 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Researchers have uncovered a sophisticated attack campaign linked to the Chinese military targeting APAC government agencies including the WA Premier's office.

Tech professionals ill-prepared for COVID-19 cyber attacks

05 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Less than half of tech professsionals surveyed by ISACA are "highly confident" in their ability to detect or mitigate threats.

Evasive malware now used in majority of attacks

26 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Evasive malware designed to conceal its presence from signature-based antivirus scans is now being used in 68% of malware attacks, according to WatchGuard.

ACSC warns of Telerik UI attacks

04 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has warned that "sophisticated actors" are targeting a remote code execution attack flaw in the Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX.

Cable modems haunted by newly discovered cyber vulnerability

14 January, 2020

A newly discovered cyber vulnerability could be putting hundreds of millions of cable modems at risk, according to a group of Danish security researchers.

Outdated firmware could be putting IP camera security at risk

10 December, 2019

Nearly four out of every 10 cameras are vulnerable to a cyber attack, according to research by Genetec.

ATSE urges focus on cyber resilience

04 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering has urged the government to focus on cyber resilience while developing its 2020 Cyber Security Strategy.

State-sponsored attackers take to mobile malware

28 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from BlackBerry's Cylance found that several governments have been exploiting the mobile threat landscape for at least a decade.

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