Security

Government to help SMEs improve cybersecurity

21 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government will invest $18.2m in two initiatives aimed at helping SMEs shore up their defences against — and recover from — cyber attacks.


ACSC flags critical vulnerabilities in Citrix products

20 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACSC has issued a critical vulnerability alert covering two Citrix software vulnerabilities exploited in this month's attack on port operator DP World.


Top tactics to combat cybersecurity worker burnout

17 November, 2023 by Darren Reid, Senior Director of Asia-Pacific and Japan, VMware Carbon Black | Supplied by: VMware Global Inc

Burnout is well known to be rife among cybersecurity personnel.


CrowdStrike launches Falcon Go for SMEs

17 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybersecurity company CrowdStrike aims to revolutionise protection for SMEs from ransomware and data breaches with its new Falcon Go suite.


Most Australian businesses paying ransoms

15 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A survey commissioned by McGrathNicol found that 73% of Australian businesses falling victim to ransomware in the past five years yielded and paid up.


How to optimise the business value of cybersecurity

13 November, 2023 by Paul Proctor, Gartner | Supplied by: Gartner

When engaging with business executives about cybersecurity it is important to present cybersecurity objectives in business terms that have meaning for them.


Port shutdown shows importance of maritime security

13 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The cyber attack that shut down ports in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth is a reminder of the importance of maritime cybersecurity, an expert has noted.


Australian small businesses cutting security spend

07 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Despite more and more Australian small businesses being targeted with cyber attacks, business leaders are cutting back on security budgets due to cost pressures.


AI to transform cybersecurity landscape in 2024

07 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Tesserent security experts have warned that A/NZ organisations are likely to face increasingly sophisticated AI-powered cyber attacks in 2024.


Critical flaws in Atlassian product being exploited: ACSC

07 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACSC has warned it has received evidence that newly discovered critical vulnerabilities in a popular Atlassian product are being exploited in the wild.


Mimecast expands email security solution to A/NZ

06 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Mimecast has expanded its Email Security Cloud Integrated solution, which is designed to optimise protection for Microsoft 365 environments, to Australia and NZ.


Strategic cybersecurity is compliant by design

06 November, 2023 by Mark Jones, Senior Partner, Tesserent | Supplied by: Tesserent Australia Pty Ltd

Compliance should be the by-product of systems and processes that are designed from the outset to be secure.


Why we should rename October 'Cyber Resilience Month'

02 November, 2023 by Sandeep Parande, Director, Security & Resilience Practice, Kyndryl ANZ | Supplied by: Kyndryl

Kyndryl's Sandeep Parande calls time on Cyber Awareness Month. Attacks are inevitable, so organisations must prepare for effective response and recovery.


Australian orgs failing to prevent 42% of attacks

02 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian organisations have been unable to prevent 42% of cyber attacks targeting them in the past two years, research from Tenable suggests.


Three steps to optimal cybersecurity

01 November, 2023 by Neil Lappage, Security Advisor, ITC Secure and member of ISACA Emerging Trends Working Group | Supplied by: ISACA

In line with the government's cyber shield approach, the optimal security strategy for any organisation has three key components, according to ISACA.


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