FooForce CEO calls for national approach to reporting cyberattacks

01 October, 2021

FooForce CEO Frances Russell has called for an organised national approach for cybercrime victims to report cyberattacks.

Claroty finds 11 vulnerabilities in Nagios

01 October, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Claroty has disclosed 11 vulnerabilities in the widely-used network management system Nagios that could leave users exposed to a variety of attacks.

Ransomware vulnerabilities will last another two years

01 October, 2021

New research suggests Australian businesses will be open to the risk of data lost and ransomware attacks for another two years.

Remote workers exposing organisations to cyber threats

29 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly three in four Australian organisations faced cyber attacks targeting remote workers in the past 12 months, according to Tenable.

$211 million in scam losses this year

27 September, 2021

Australians have reported a record $211 million in losses to scams this year, an increase of nearly 90% from last year.

Manufacturers leaving sensitive data at risk

23 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The manufacturing sector is failing to limit employees' access to sensitive company data, with employees on average able to access one in five files.

Ransomware costing financial firms $3.61m per breach

23 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Sophos' State of Ransomware in Financial Services report found that 35% of financial services organisations faced a ransomware attack in 2020.

KnowBe4, OneLogin aim to set new Guinness World Record

22 September, 2021

This Cybersecurity Awareness Month, KnowBe4 and OneLogin will attempt to set an Official Guinness World Record for the most views of a cybersecurity lesson on YouTube.

AustCyber announces return of Australian Cyber Week 2021

21 September, 2021

AustCyber's 2021 Australian Cyber Week is scheduled for 25–29 October and will generate awareness about the Australian cybersecurity industry.

Orro acquires eSecure to boost cybersecurity skills

21 September, 2021

IT services company Orro has acquired managed security services provider eSecure to bolster its cybersecurity services offerings.

BlackBerry updates SecuSUITE to secure phone calls from eavesdropping

21 September, 2021

BlackBerry has updated its SecuSUITE for Government solution to offer full end-to-end encryption for group phone calls, to better protect government agencies.

IT pros embracing Zero Trust model for remote work

20 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

IT professionals worldwide are adapting to the new era of remote work triggered by COVID-19 by adopting or exploring a Zero Trust network security model.

Software companies struggle to improve build security

20 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly all executives believe that software providers need to improve the security of their software build and code signing processes, research shows.

Cyber threats surge 13% in FY21: ACSC

16 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACSC's Annual Cyber Threat Report found that cyber threats reported to the agency grew 13% during FY21 as attackers sought to take advantage of the pandemic.

Australian security teams facing more work due to COVID-19

15 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Two-thirds of IT security professionals in Australia reported an increase in both their non-security and security workloads as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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