Security

ACCC takes action against Meta Platforms

24 March, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has taken Facebook's Meta to court alleging that the company failed to protect consumers from scam crypto ads spoofing Australian public figures.


Australian security teams inundated with inaccurate alerts

23 March, 2022

A new report says Australian IT teams are being inundated with inaccurate cloud security alerts.


Orgs unprepared for threats to Kubernetes environments

21 March, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Only 30% of respondents to a Veritas survey report having tools in place to protect against ransomware threats to Kubernetes environments.


Charles Sturt to offer free cyber health checks for SMEs

15 March, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Charles Sturt University will offer 40 free cyber health check consultations to SMEs in the NSW Central West region under a state-government sponsored program.


Trellix strenghtens ANZ presence

14 March, 2022

Trellix plans to grow its footprint in Australia and New Zealand by democratising its extended detection and response (XDR) capabilities in the region.


Unmasking security concerns amid Australia's M&A boom

14 March, 2022 by David Arthur, Security Architect A/NZ | Supplied by: F5 Networks Australia Pty Ltd

A rapid rise in M&A activity is set to continue, increasing security issues as no two organisations operate cloud environments the same way.


Scammers exploiting crises to target Australians

11 March, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Two Flinders University professors have warned Australians to be wary of heightened scam activities during crisis events such as floods and pandemics.


Evolving attacks on mobile apps

09 March, 2022 by Raltisa Miteva, manager digital identity and mobile security | Supplied by: OneSpan

Unsurprisingly, mobile banking apps are an extremely enticing target for fraudsters, with bad actors adapting techniques to get around app store restrictions.


NDB reports grew 6% in July–December

08 March, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Data breach disclosures under the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's Notifiable Data Breach scheme grew 6% in the half-year ending in December.


DX and productivity goals trump cybersecurity

04 March, 2022

Nearly nine out of 10 Australian IT decision-makers believe cybersecurity is being compromised in favour of other corporate goals.


Cyber drills are the new fire drill

03 March, 2022 by Pete Murray, Managing Director ANZ | Supplied by: Veritas Technologies

As business becomes increasingly integrated, the threat of cyber incidents and data breaches grows. Here's four ways to prepare for cyber attacks.


92% of Australian orgs hit with phishing attacks in 2021

02 March, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian organisations are falling behind their global peers in terms of training employees to be wary of and fend off phishing attacks, research suggests.


Australian orgs face mounting threats of data loss

28 February, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The vast majority of Australian organisations are struggling with threats to their data due to growing cybersecurity challenges, according to Veeam.


Building a digital immune system for your business

24 February, 2022 by Phil Venables, VP and Chief Information Security Officer, Google Cloud | Supplied by: Google Australia Pty Ltd

No business is immune to cyber threat. Phil Venables, Chief Information Security Officer at Google Cloud, offers three strategies to improve security.


EVs: consumers must get comfortable with sharing data

24 February, 2022 by Peter Virk, VP, IVY product & ecosystem | Supplied by: BlackBerry Australia Pty Limited

To experience the levels of connectedness, personalisation and automation offered by electric vehicles, consumers must be willing to share personal data.


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