Australia will continue to be inundated with phishing attacks in 2019, while SIM jacking and SIM swapping will be a growing attack vector, Trend Micro predicts.
Labor missed a chance to stand up to a "desperate and weak government" by backing down on its opposition to the Bill, according to Digital Rights Watch.
Six physical IT and information security companies from Australia and New Zealand have merged into the new Optic Security Group.
A $10 million cybersecurity initiative has just been launched by the federal government.
NSW will receive a cybersecurity innovation node to help accelerate the growth of this industry.
Cybercriminals seeking to capitalise on the spike in online sales activity during Black Friday and Cyber Monday held their own version of the shopping event.
A new data sharing framework developed by the ACS proposes the introduction of a standardised method of sharing and properly anonymising personal data.
The federal government has released two new reports that aim to make Australia a world leader in cybersecurity.
Australian industry associations have urged a parliamentary committee to reject the government's demand to rush through the controversial encryption Bill.
Juniper Research has predicted that online payment fraud losses will grow to US$22bn this year, growing to US$48bn by 2023 as a fraud-as-a-service economy emerges.
The opt-out period for My Health Record has been extended, a move which has been welcomed by privacy advocates.
Optus's acquisition of cybersecurity consultant Hivint will help the company grow its security business in Australia and potentially the wider APAC region.
Organisations need to overhaul their security polices and practices to restore consumer confidence in businesses' use of their personal data, according to Allens.
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office is consulting on its proposal to introduce a statutory code governing the use of personal data in political campaigns.
The new Fair Data trust mark hands control to consumers and delivers confidence to government and business, says AMSRS's Elissa Molloy.