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.
While most Australian businesses are confident they can meet the requirements of the NDB and GDPR regulations, only 9% are actually ready to comply.
In collaboration with Data61, the Australian Digital Commerce Association and the NSW Government, Austrade led the delegation to Consensus 2018.
Consumers in 14 markets including Australia would take steps including boycotting a brand over a breach of their personal data.
Demand for IoT at home devices such as connected appliances or smart home speakers grew 55% in 2017, according to Telsyte.
New Zealanders prefer the convenience of biometrics over having to remember PINs and passwords.
Personal information on up to 8000 users of the services provided by Family Planning NSW was compromised in a data breach last month.
The inaugural chair of the Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network (PaCSON) will be CERT NZ.
Google is in the process of addressing a long-standing privacy flaw that allows apps to covertly monitor for the presence of other apps and their connection activity.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner given an extra $14.2 million over four years to help counter cyberbullying and image-based abuse.
Twitter has recommended that its 330 million users consider changing their passwords after discovering passwords stored unobscured in a log file.
Fast detection and automated responses are your best friends in a DDoS attack, says NETSCOUT Arbor's Tim Murphy.
Cylance's latest Threat Report found that malware attacks increased 13.4% over 2016, with the healthcare sector remaining the most under fire.
Despite heightened awareness of security risks, internet users in Australia and five other markets are continuing to exhibit poor password practices such as re-using passwords between personal and work accounts.
One in three respondents to ISACA's latest survey of IT governance professionals believe their organisation's board is not adequately focused on cybersecurity.