APAC IT leaders fear impact of quantum on encryption

25 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The majority of IT leaders in the Asia-Pacific region are concerned their organisations will not be prepared for the impact of quantum computing on the integrity of encryption.

Generational differences in cybersecurity habits

24 October, 2023

A study designed to understand consumer attitudes and perceptions on cybersecurity has uncovered generational differences in protection practices.

Banning ransomware payments is a bandaid solution

24 October, 2023 by Andrew Kay, Director Systems Engineering, APJ at Illumio | Supplied by: Illumio

Banning payments may help reduce the threat of ransomware, but it isn't a silver bullet and cyber attacks will break in one way or another.

Criminal groups focus on Australia and US

20 October, 2023

A new threat report shows a significant number of criminal adversaries are attempting to infiltrate customer environments.

APAC web users want alternatives to passwords

20 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Consumers in APAC are relying on passwords as their primary method for signing in online, but are seeking alternative, more secure methods, research suggests.

Crypto scam uses conflict to plunder donations

19 October, 2023

Bitdefender has released findings on a series of scams that surfaced 13 October, running off the back of the Israel–Gaza conflict.

Strengthening the backbone: the role of physical security

19 October, 2023 by Steve McSweeney, Director of Strategic Accounts at Certis Security | Supplied by: Certis

By utilising real-time data and establishing a culture of security, organisations can proactively address and mitigate potential problems before they develop.

Data weaponisation: a new era of cybercrime

18 October, 2023 by Scott Jarkoff, Director of Intelligence Strategy, APJ and META, CrowdStrike | Supplied by: CrowdStrike

As cybercrime has evolved, it was inevitable that adversaries would professionalise further, finding new and more efficient ways to extort victims. 

Trustwave details financial sector cyberthreats

17 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from Trustwave finds that one group is responsible for 39% of the ransomware attacks on the global financial services sector.

ConnectID launches digital ID network

16 October, 2023

Australian Payments Plus (AP+) has launched its digital identity solution, ConnectID, offering protection against fraud and identity theft.

Bitdefender shines light on YouTube channel hijacking

11 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

In a new report, Bitdefender reveals it has identified a recent rapid uptick in the prevalence of YouTube stream-jacking attacks.

AI could soon defeat most cybersecurity measures

11 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Three in four cybersecurity pros believe there could soon be an offensive AI powerful enough to bypass most current security measures.

OPEX efficiency through unified cybersecurity

11 October, 2023 by Winston Wong, ANZ Security Sales Engineer, Jamf | Supplied by: Jamf

According to projections from Gartner, global expenditure on information security and risk management products and services will reach AUD289 billion in 2023.

Combating cybercrime a shared responsibility

09 October, 2023

We need a more transparent and collective approach to cybercrime, including strengthening our intelligence and reducing barriers for attacked organisations.

Oceania security teams still understaffed

06 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ISACA's new State of Cybersecurity report shows that Oceania security teams are dealing with talent and budget shortages despite the growing cyberthreat.

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