Security

Bots now account for majority of internet traffic

10 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Automated bots now account for nearly two-thirds of internet traffic, and are used for a variety of both legitimate and malicious purposes, research shows.


Australia needs a single vaccine passport system

06 September, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

TrustGrid's David Palmer has urged the federal government to implement a single, secure vaccine certification system that can be trusted by all Australians.


KnowBe4 launches cybersecurity awareness training kit

25 August, 2021

KnowBe4 has launched a resource kit to mark Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October. The kit includes campaign ideas, free training videos and infographics.


Data breaches fall 16% in first half of 2021

24 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Organisations reported 446 data breaches to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner from January to June 2021.


Tesserent boosts cyber capabilities with Loop Secure acquisition

20 August, 2021

Tesserent has acquired cybersecurity firm Loop Secure to bolster the capabilities of its Cyber 360 security platform.


Aussie businesses falling short when meeting data privacy expectations

20 August, 2021

Australian businesses are failing to keep up with the data privacy expectations of their customers when digitising their offerings, according to a study by SAP.


Tesserent expands NZ services, appoints new senior partner

18 August, 2021

Tesserent has appointed Hamish Soper to lead its expansion in New Zealand, following its acquisition of Lateral Security.


Biza.io calls for consistency in CDR security

16 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian Consumer Data Right vendor Biza.io has urged the government to ensure new participants in the scheme are subject to stringent security requirements.


New CISOs: how to achieve success in your first 100 days

13 August, 2021

Gartner has developed a roadmap, comprising five phases over 100 days, to help CISOs succeed in their new role.


Companies urged to consider pros and cons of paying a ransom

10 August, 2021 by Dustin Brewer*, Senior Director of Emerging Technology and Innovation at ISACA | Supplied by: ISACA

The conversation is heating up globally about whether companies should pay in a ransomware attack.


Any DNS provider could be vulnerable to new attack

09 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Wiz.io has uncovered a new class of DNS vulnerabilities that could potentially affect any DNS-as-a-service provider and their customers.


OAIC launches investigation into Optus

09 August, 2021

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has launched an investigation into Optus for potential privacy violations.


ACSC warns of steep rise in LockBit ransomware attacks

09 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACSC has issued a threat advisory warning of a sharp increase in the volume of successful LockBit ransomware attacks targeting Australian organisations.


69% of Australian orgs expect a data breach this year

06 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly seven in 10 Australian organisations expect their customer information to be impacted in a data breach in the next 12 months, according to Trend Micro


RSM, X-Analytics to help orgs manage financial cyber risk exposure

06 August, 2021

RSM Australia has partnered with X-Analytics to assess the cyber risk an organisation carries in clear monetary terms.


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