Security

GenAI supercharging pretexting attacks

11 September, 2023 by Robert Le Busque, Regional VP, Asia Pacific, Verizon Business | Supplied by: Verizon Business

The success of a pretexting attack hinges on its credibility; the more authentic it looks, the more likely a person is to click a link or respond to an email.


Notifiable data breaches fall 16% in 1H23

07 September, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The number of notifiable data breaches reported to the OAIC fell 16% in the six months ending in June, but the office is still cautioning vigilance.


Navigating the AI-powered cyber attack landscape

06 September, 2023 by Daniel Dos Santos, Head of Security Research, Forescout | Supplied by: Forescout Technologies, Inc.

While the ease with which AI can generate malware may lead to an upsurge in attack frequency, the foundational defences themselves remain unaltered.


How IT/OT convergence has changed the cybersecurity game

05 September, 2023 by Leon Poggioli, Regional Director ANZ at Claroty | Supplied by: Claroty

Securing an integrated IT/OT network also requires a collaborative approach by disparate teams that have never previously worked together and have little understanding of each other’s technologies. 


One in four SMBs wouldn't survive a breach

04 September, 2023

Twenty five per cent of Australia's two-and-a-half million SMBs would struggle to survive the financial and reputational damage of a privacy breach.


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%.


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.


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.


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.


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