Security

Internet industry wary of draft decryption bill

15 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Internet industry representatives have expressed major concerns over the federal government's proposed new law that would force technology companies to decrypt data when requested by law enforcement.


Over 146 billion records expected to be stolen by 2023

09 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Juniper Research expects the number of records compromised in data breaches worldwide to increase from 12bn this year to over 33bn in 2023.


Australia helps disrupt major hacking group

03 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian law enforcement was involved in a joint effort that has resulted in the arrest and charge in the US of three alleged members of cybercrime group Fin7.


Telstra discloses minor privacy gaffe

30 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has revealed a data leak that exposed the contact details of 18 users of its Your Telstra Tools online service for business customers.


Mobile biometrics used in $2tn worth of sales

25 July, 2018

By 2023, mobile biometrics will authenticate $2 trillion in sales per year, according to a new study from Juniper Research.


Supercomputer hacking halted by L2RS algorithm

19 July, 2018

A new program has been developed that could stop hacking attempts from future supercomputers.


Skills shortage poses cyber threat: Gartner

18 July, 2018

Only 65% of organisations have a cybersecurity expert, despite the fact that 95% expect cyber threats to increase over the next three years.


Review your IT contracts to avoid GDPR pain

18 July, 2018

Gartner experts recommend adjusting IT procurement methods to avoid breaches that could lead to GDPR fines and reputational damage.


ANU breached by Chinese hackers

09 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ANU has reportedly fallen victim to a network intrusion that has been traced to China and could have been a state-sponsored attack.


New Perth JCSC targets cyber attacks

09 July, 2018

A new Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC) has opened in Perth, with the aim of keeping Australians safe from cyber attacks.


Shred-it opens Sydney plant

04 July, 2018

The plant will allow Shred-it to have an active role in assisting businesses and government agencies comply with stringent data privacy legislation.


Australian cyber firms show their solutions in the UK

03 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Twelve Australian cybersecurity companies are showcasing their solutions and innovations in London as part of the Australian British FinTech Cyber Catalyst.


Defending data in the GDPR era

29 June, 2018 by Peter Waters, Vice President, Legal, Equinix

The GDPR might be a cloud with a silver lining — getting it right could help foster better relationships with your customers.


RegTech players gather to tackle financial crime

27 June, 2018

An AUSTRAC RegTech Showcase has explored ways to harness technology to combat money laundering, terrorism financing and serious financial crime.


Cyber attacks can cost Aussie economy $29bn per year

26 June, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybersecurity incidents have the potential to cost the Australian economy $29bn per year in direct, indirect and induced costs, a new study estimates.


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