Security

Verizon Business helps Siemens go Zero Trust

21 April, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

German multinational Siemens is using technology from Verizon Business to support its 'never trust, always verify' Zero Trust network security approach.


Healthcare sector a target as attack focus shifts

20 April, 2023

A concerning change in the tactics of cybercriminals has seen a focal shift to targets without significant financial standing but at great risk of harm.


Attackers extorting victims with fake ransomware claims

19 April, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new cybercrime email campaign uncovered by Avast attempts to fool victims into thinking they have been the victim of a ransomware or data extortion attack.


Passwordless protection

18 April, 2023 by Phillip Walsh, ANZ Regional VP of ForgeRock | Supplied by: ForgeRock

With an evolving threat landscape and an increasing amount of data stored online, passwords and usernames are no longer secure enough.


Why every organisation should backup Microsoft 365 data

18 April, 2023 by Mark Lukie – Director of Solution Architects, Asia Pacific and Japan, Barracuda Networks | Supplied by: Barracuda Networks

A secure backup, which enables encrypted Microsoft 365 data to be restored without paying a ransom in the event of an attack.


Cybercrime sets the gender equality bar

17 April, 2023 by Mayra Rosario Fuentes, Senior Threat Researcher, Trend Micro | Supplied by: Trend Micro Australia Pty Ltd

The cybercrime underground is becoming a bastion of equal opportunity from a gender perspective, with participants judged on their skills not their pronouns.


Smart TVs a gateway to home networks for hackers

12 April, 2023

The Trend Micro 2022 Annual Cybersecurity Roundup report has been published, showing consumer data is likely to end up on the Dark Web, among other findings.


Australian businesses becoming ransomware repeat victims

04 April, 2023

A new report shows that Australian organisations are increasingly falling prey to successful ransomware attacks — in many cases, multiple times.


Australians falling for bank impersonation scams

04 April, 2023

The ACCC's Scamwatch received over 14,000 reports about bank impersonation scams last year, with consumers losing more than $20 million in savings.


Gartner publishes top eight cybersecurity predictions

31 March, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly half of current security leaders will have jumped ship to new roles by 2026, according to Gartner's cybersecurity predictions.


World Backup Day: think like a cybercriminal

30 March, 2023 by Pete Murray, Managing Director ANZ at Veritas Technologies | Supplied by: Veritas Technologies

With remote working and the fast-changing nature of the current cyber landscape, data security for businesses has become an even more serious issue.


Clarity in the noise — erasing the unknown with AI

30 March, 2023 by Chris Fisher, Director of Security Engineering APJ, Vectra | Supplied by: Vectra AI

Today's world demands improved cybersecurity measures and greater visibility over threats and attack surfaces — employing tools like AI will help.


Activism has gone cyber: the rise of hacktivism

29 March, 2023 by Hamish Armati, Director of Technical Services, APJ | Supplied by: Forescout Technologies, Inc.

Much like activism, hacktivist groups are formed by groups of cybercriminals sharing the same political and social beliefs coming together to promote an agenda.


Attackers capitalise on GPT-4 hype with crypto scam

24 March, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Tenable has provided details of a phishing campaign designed to lure in victims using the hype over the launch of OpenAI's GPT-4.


Skills gaps leaving orgs exposed to more cyber risk

24 March, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Some 68% of organisations worldwide are facing additional cyber risks due to the ongoing cybersecurity skills shortage, according to Fortinet.


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