National cyber threat sharing platform launched

25 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybermerc has announced the launch of a government-funded national cyber threat sharing platform for Australian businesses.

Aussie e-commerce retailers pledge to improve product safety

24 November, 2020

Four Australian e-commerce businesses have voluntarily committed to protecting consumers from unsafe goods by signing the Australian Product Safety Pledge.

CyberCX appoints ex-NSA head to security advisory board

24 November, 2020

CyberCX has launched a Global Security Advisory Board, with Admiral Michael Rogers, former head of the US National Security Agency, as the inaugural appointee.

260% increase in attacks using encrypted channels

18 November, 2020

There has been a 260% increase in attacks using encrypted channels to bypass legacy security controls, according to a report from Zscaler.

Aussie security leaders call for more cyber visibility

16 November, 2020

A study by Tenable has revealed that Australian business leaders are calling for more cyber visibility, in the face of rising cyber regulations.

UTS, DroneShield develop drone tech to detect drone threats

13 November, 2020

UTS and DroneShield have produced an optical system that can detect, identify and track threats such as unmanned aerial systems (USD) carrying explosives.

Strategic Elements uses CSIRO tech for robot security teams

12 November, 2020

Strategic Elements subsidiary Stealth Technologies has licensed CSIRO technology that enables robots to work together in teams.

Govt releases critical infrastructure exposure draft

11 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian critical infrastructure providers would have to comply with new security obligations under draft legislation now out for consultation.

"Malicious" phone scammers impersonating ACSC

06 November, 2020

The ACSC warns that Australians have received phone calls from scammers claiming to be ACSC employees, and that the recipient's computer has been compromised.

Emotet malware campaign back in action

03 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Attackers are using Emotet and Trickbot to mount sustained attacks on the healthcare sector in Australia and other markets, the ACSC has warned.

NZ adopts new privacy principle to protect personal information

29 October, 2020

New Zealand has added a new privacy principle to the Privacy Act 2020, which adds new controls on the disclosure of personal information to overseas organisations.

Australian Cyber Week 2020 kicks off

27 October, 2020

Australian Cyber Week 2020 has commenced, kicking off a series of events that will showcase the capabilities of the Australian cybersecurity sector.

US DoJ indicts six Russian hackers

23 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Department of Justice has won an indictment against six Russian military intelligence officials alleged to be state-sponsored hackers.

Communications cybersecurity to be top of agenda at CCV

23 October, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Comms Connect (WFevents)

Leading experts from the NSW Government, NIST and the private sector will spearhead the cybersecurity discussion at the Comms Connect Virtual Conference Series.

Russia, Iran obtain US voter information

23 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US FBI warns that Russia and Iran have obtained US voter registration information, in an apparent attempt to manipulate the outcome of the 2020 election.

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