Security

Cybercrime report reveals extent of COVID-19 exploitation

03 March, 2021

The BlackBerry 2021 Annual Threat Report has outlined a rise in cyber threats facing vulnerable organisations since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.


62.6 billion cybersecurity threats detected in 2020

02 March, 2021

A report from Trend Micro detected 119,000 cyber threats per minute globally in 2020, marking a 20% increase.


Tips to stop cyber attacks during the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

01 March, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine rollout underway in Australia, cybersecurity experts warn that cybercriminals may try to hack organisations tracking the vaccines.


Study reveals three non-negotiables for Aussie online shoppers

26 February, 2021

A report from SOTI has found that 83% of Australian consumers would 'blacklist' an online retailer if they have had a bad shopping experience.


Transport for NSW affected by Accellion breach

26 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Transport for NSW has warned that some of its data was stolen in December's attack on the popular secure file transfer system operated by Accellion.


Labor calls for national ransomware strategy

25 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Two Labor shadow cabinet members have called for a national ransomware strategy to tackle the mounting ransomware threat.


Former ADF Info Warfare head joins ParaFlare

25 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ADF's former Head of Information Warfare Dr Marcus Thompson has joined ParaFlare as a strategic advisor.


Project to bolster agriculture sector against cyber threats

24 February, 2021

AgriFutures Australia and BDO Australia have commenced a project to explore cyber threats to the agriculture sector's business data and production systems.


Attacks on critical infrastructure accelerating

22 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from Nozomi Networks found that cyber threats facing industrial and critical infrastructure have grown to an all-time high.


CyberCX, AustCyber launch CyberSeek portal

18 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybersecurity services company CyberCX and AustCyber have launched a platform designed to track Australia's cyber skills shortage in real time.


ACSC releases cybersecurity report for health sector

15 February, 2021

The ACSC has released its 2020 Health Sector Snapshot, revealing that ransomware is currently the most significant threat to the Australian health sector.


3 in 4 Aussie orgs faced phishing attacks in 2020

09 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly three-quarters of Australian organisations faced a phishing attack in 2020 with 60% facing a successful attack, Proofpoint research suggests.


Optus's TrustWave finds more SolarWinds bugs

05 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus's security division, Trustwave, says it has discovered two additional severe vulnerabilities in the SolarWinds Orion network management platform.


FTC settles with Zoom over security shortcomings

04 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US FTC has finalised a settlement with Zoom over accusations the videoconferencing company misled consumers about the security of Zoom meetings.


Taskforce report calls for simpler cybersecurity standards

02 February, 2021

A report from the NSW Standards Harmonisation Taskforce is calling for Australian governments and industry to adopt international cybersecurity standards.


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