Security

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.


Half a billion dollars lost to scammers last year: ACCC

29 April, 2019

Almost half a billion dollars was lost to scammers in Australia during 2018, according to a new ACCC report.


Security remains top concern for Aussie businesses

24 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

With 65% of Australian businesses reporting interruption from security breaches in the last year, the C-suite is getting more engaged in security, Telstra said.


Microsoft email accounts compromised in breach

17 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has admitted that attackers were able to use compromised privilege customer support credentials to access a portion of its free web email accounts.


Aussie orgs unprepared for data breaches

12 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia ranked as the second least resilient country in a global survey of the preparedness of organisations to withstand a cyberattack.


US Senate delivers scathing report on Equifax breach

11 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A US Senate Committee has detailed the lax security practices and policies at credit rating agency Equifax prior to the massive 2017 data breach.


ATEN KA8288 HDMI KVM over IP Console Station

01 April, 2019 | Supplied by: ATEN ANZ Pty Ltd

The KVM over IP Console Station KA8288 is a standalone console that replaces PC or NB.


Health data security fears rife in Australia: SOTI

27 March, 2019 | Supplied by: SOTI Inc. Australia

Australians are increasingly concerned about the security of their health records and personal information, a new SOTI survey shows.


Australians paid scammers $3.1m in iTunes cards in 2018

26 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC is seeking to alert the public to the threat of scammers impersonating legitimate companies or agencies and demanding payment in the form of gift cards.


New penalties aim to protect online privacy

25 March, 2019

A new penalty regime designed to boost online protection for Australians has been announced by the federal government.


Organisations in the dark about phishing awareness

22 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Just 12% of respondents to an ISACA survey are completely confident in their ability to measure the effectiveness of their phishing awareness campaigns.


RepuCoin secure blockchain defends against attackers

21 March, 2019

A secure blockchain has been developed that is claimed to defend against malicious activity.


Cyberwar has begun, security professionals say

20 March, 2019

The world is currently in the middle of a cyberwar, according to 87% of security professionals.


Microsoft seeks to safeguard Aussie elections

20 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has extended AccountGuard — its security service for political parties and organisations — to the Australian market ahead of the federal election.


Cybercrooks capitalise on Christchurch tragedy

19 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

CERT NZ has identified multiple attempts by cybercriminals to profit from the attention being paid to New Zealand in the wake of Friday's Christchurch shooting.


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