Security

Trust and risk highlighted at ISACA CACS event

14 June, 2018

Cybersecurity, resilience and building trust will be key themes at ISACA's upcoming Oceania Computer, Audit, Control and Security (CACS) Conference.


Tips for avoiding ransomware attacks

08 June, 2018

New research from WatchGuard Technologies reveals that more than one in five Australians have been the victim of a ransomware attack.


ATEN secure KVM switches

07 June, 2018 | Supplied by: ATEN ANZ Pty Ltd

The ATEN PSS PP v3.0 secure KVM switches provide isolation between computer sources and peripherals while sharing a single keyboard, mouse, monitor, speaker set and common access card (CAC) reader between connected computers of various security classifications.


Govt to introduce decryption law soon

07 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Law agencies will be able to demand that telcos and big tech companies decrypt suspects' data, under a new federal government draft Bill.


Unlicensed software a security risk: BSA research

06 June, 2018

Unlicensed software raises the risk of cyber attacks, according to new research by BSA | The Software Alliance.


Employee behaviour perceived as email security threat

06 June, 2018

The overwhelming majority of organisations in ANZ rank poor employee behaviour as the greatest email security concern, according to a new survey.


Boards ramping up security, privacy investments

06 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Company boards are rushing to ensure compliance with the new EU GDPR and respond to the expanding cyber threat landscape.


92m records stolen from DNA testing site

06 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The email addresses and hashed passwords of all customers who had signed up to MyHeritage by October 2017 have been stolen in a data breach.


Australian critical infrastructure at risk

31 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

As more Australian utilities and critical infrastructure providers adopt automation and the IIoT, improving security has become an urgent priority.


UK data protection law takes effect

28 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

UK citizens will be able to demand free access to data held on them by organisations under a new data protection law coming into effect.


GDPR is an opportunity not a threat

24 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Although many Australian businesses won't be ready for the implementation of the EU's GDPR on Friday, experts say it's not time to panic yet.


Huge IoT botnet may be used for Ukraine attack

24 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cisco's Talos threat intelligence unit has discovered a major IoT botnet that may be linked to a planned state-sponsored cyber attack on Ukraine.


Australians lost $340m to scammers in 2017

22 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Total losses from scams reported to Australian government agencies grew to $340m in 2017, the highest since the ACCC started reporting on scam activity in 2008.


Lawyers exposing clients to potential cyber attacks

22 May, 2018

The cybersecurity practices of lawyers could be putting their client data at risk, according to new research.


Education sector most attacked in Australia

18 May, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia was the source of 57% of all cyber attacks in the APAC region during 2017, according to the NTT Security Global Threat Intelligence Report 2018.


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