Linux-wide boot process vulnerability revealed

30 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Eclypsium has revealed details of a bootloader vulnerability affecting nearly all installations of Linux and a number of Windows devices.

UNSW raises $1.3 million for IoT cybersecurity start-up

29 July, 2020 by Αmy Sarcevic

The new company, CyAmast, is based on software developed by Dr Hassan Habibi and his research team at the UNSW School of Engineering and Telecommunications.

Australia Post, eftpos to pilot digital identity and payments

23 July, 2020 by Αmy Sarcevic

The solution will help mitigate fraud by securely verifying the identity of consumers when making payments online.

RMIT launches cybersecurity research centre

20 July, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: RMIT University

RMIT University has launched a cybersecurity research centre that will take "an industry-driven approach" to meet evolving cybersecurity challenges.

UK fully bans Huawei from 5G

16 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK Government has followed Australia in banning Huawei equipment from all parts of the nation's 5G networks — but only from 2027.

Critical flaw found in SAP software

16 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A critical vulnerability found in a core component of most SAP deployments has been given the highest possible score on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System.

A four-week digital disruption could cost $30bn

14 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A four-week-long major disruption to Australia's digital economy would cost up to $30bn in lost GDP and cause losses of up to 163,000 jobs, an AustCyber report claims.

CyberCX buys Melbourne's Basis Networks

13 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's largest cybersecurity company, CyberCX, will soon be larger following the acquisition of Melbourne managed security service provider Basis Networks.

Cyber collaboration centre A3C officially opens

09 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The $10 million centre is touted as helping to build national cyber capability and positioning South Australia as a national cyber leader.

Growing data fears seriously influence consumer loyalty

09 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Almost a third of consumers will never return to a business if their personal data is compromised, research shows.

Authentication services revenue to reach US$8.4 billion by 2026

09 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The increase will cement the technology's position as a top-tier investment priority for several key IoT markets.

SMEs don't understand security risks, ACSC survey finds

07 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Cyber incidents cost Australian SMEs $29 billion each year, yet nearly half of them do not invest more than $500 per annum on cybersecurity.

Consumer Data Right for banking sector arrives

06 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The reform introduces significant changes to information sharing practices within financial services.

Less than 10% of APAC orgs have a CISO

06 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: LogMeIn AUS Pty Ltd

Research commissioned by LogMeIn found that many Asia–Pacific organisations are struggling to securely handle identity and access management.

Palo Alto issues critical fix for firewall OS

03 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Palo Alto Networks has issued a critical security update for PAN-OS following the discovery of vulnerabilities in its code by Monash University researchers.

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