Cloud application attacks grew by 65% between September 2018 and February 2019, with Nigeria and China the source of the majority of these attacks.
Only half of respondents to a global sweep of data protection practices among organisations in 18 countries have a documented incident response procedure.
Retailers are heavily targeted by the increasingly popular attack method of credential stuffing, according to research from Akamai.
Japan's National Institute of ICT has commenced a five-year project involving rooting out IoT devices protected by easily guessed or default passwords.
As part of its Defending Democracy Program, Microsoft is expanding its free AccountGuard service to 12 more European nations.
Russian state-sponsored actors are on average able to infiltrate a target's network in under 19 minutes after compromising the first system, CrowdStrike said.
A new head of the WA AustCyber Node has just been appointed by Edith Cowan University.
The AIIA has warned that without the passage of reforms to the encryption bill, it poses a danger to the international reputation of Australian tech companies.
The Queensland Government is taking action on cyberbullying, with the Premier contacting social media platforms to remind them of their responsibilities.
The ACSC is urging organisations to sign up to its information sharing program to help curtail the ongoing rise in malicious or criminal cyber attacks.
The Department of Parliamentary Services is investigating a "sophisticated" attack on the Australian Parliamentary House network and email server.
The number of data breach notifications filed with the OAIC rose for the fourth straight quarter from October to December, with the health sector again topping the list.
The growing number of data breach notifications filed during the December quarter demonstrate that Australian organisations need a new approach to IT security.
Fraudsters are emptying the bank accounts of unsuspecting consumers after stealing their mobile phone numbers and email addresses.
Interest in virtual private network (VPN) services in Australia has been steadily growing, according to Surfshark.