Urgent action required to rein in identity-related attacks

01 September, 2023 by Scott Hesford, Director of Solutions Engineering, Asia Pacific and Japan, BeyondTrust

Two types of identities are repeatedly abused in attacks against Australian organisations: privileged cloud and trusted partner accounts.

Unlocking a secure future with verifiable credentials

30 August, 2023 by Eve Maler, CTO, ForgeRock | Supplied by: ForgeRock

Despite challenges, it's important for organisations to contemplate new digital identity models as they work to build a more trustworthy future.

Just 27% of Australian orgs disclose cyber attacks

29 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Research from Cloudflare suggests that only one in four Australian organisations experiencing a cyber attack are reporting the attack to authorities.

Manage alert fatigue and minimise 'quiet quitting'

28 August, 2023 by Chris Fisher, Director of Security Engineering, Vectra AI, APJ | Supplied by: Vectra AI

The added security risks of hybrid infrastructure are leaving security teams struggling with increased alert fatigue, which could heighten the chance of a breach.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month resource kit launched

21 August, 2023

KnowBe4 has announced a new resource kit in recognition of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) in October.

Vulnerabilities found in Axis camera software

18 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nozomi Networks has discovered and disclosed since-patched critical vulnerabilities in the Axis License Plate Verifier software product.

Australians lost $286m to scams in 1H23

16 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australians lost $286 million to scam activity in the first half of 2023, with total reports to the ACCC's ScamWatch service up by more than 48%.

Many Kubernetes clusters exposed and unprotected

14 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Simple misconfigurations are exposing many Kubernetes clusters on the internet, which could have catastrophic results if exploited by attackers, research shows.

Small business cybersecurity training

14 August, 2023

Education and training are crucial components for small to medium-sized businesses aiming to foster a solid cybersecurity defence. This free quiz helps spot scams.

Attackers targeting macOS with Trojans, adware

11 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Bitdefender's new macOS Threat Landscape report found that despite its reputation as a walled garden, cybercriminals are taking aim at the macOS platform.

Attackers using AI in ransomware campaigns

09 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Attackers are increasingly using AI to craft more believable and targeted ransomware and other malware attacks, according to Barracuda Networks.

Ransomware analysis: Akira

08 August, 2023 by Steven Campbell, Akshay Suthar & Connor Belfiore – Arctic Wolf | Supplied by: Arctic Wolf

Threat intelligence researchers and analysts from Arctic Wolf's Labs and Incident Response divisions give us the lowdown on Akira ransomware attacks.

Investing in emerging technologies key to cyber resilience

07 August, 2023 by John Karabin, Senior Director of Cybersecurity, NTT | Supplied by: NTT Ltd Australia

Lagging behind other countries, Australia needs to actively invest in, understand and incorporate emerging technologies into operations to reap the benefits.

URLs now top ransomware vector

02 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Malicious or compromised URLs have taken over from email attachments as the top method for spreading ransomware, according to Palo Alto Networks.

How automation will bolster cybersecurity in Australia

01 August, 2023 by Mark Fioretto, Area Vice President and Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, UiPath | Supplied by: UiPath

AI-powered automation can limit errors caused by human intervention, reduce human exposure to sensitive data and reduce the cost of a data breach.

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