Juniper Research has predicted that online payment fraud losses will grow to US$22bn this year, growing to US$48bn by 2023 as a fraud-as-a-service economy emerges.
The opt-out period for My Health Record has been extended, a move which has been welcomed by privacy advocates.
Optus's acquisition of cybersecurity consultant Hivint will help the company grow its security business in Australia and potentially the wider APAC region.
Organisations need to overhaul their security polices and practices to restore consumer confidence in businesses' use of their personal data, according to Allens.
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office is consulting on its proposal to introduce a statutory code governing the use of personal data in political campaigns.
The new Fair Data trust mark hands control to consumers and delivers confidence to government and business, says AMSRS's Elissa Molloy.
The Department of Defence and ACSC are investigating a recent data breach and extortion attempt on one of the department's contractors, WA shipbuilder Austal.
SA has Australia's highest proportion of malware infected devices, with an estimated 26.4% of devices infected with an average of 20 malware strains.
iPhone users are being warned about a new scam that tries to steal Apple log-in details by sending fake Spotify/iTunes emails.
The Law Council of Australia has warned a parliamentary committee that the proposed decryption Bill could allow warrantless surveillance and indefinite detention.
A new Bill introduced by the federal government aims to crack down on online pirates.
Technology experts are divided over the threat the proposed Telecommunications Assistance and Access Bill 2018 poses to citizen privacy.
The number of customer records compromised in data breaches surged 133% year-on-year in 1H18, with just six social media incidents accounting for 56% of these.
C-level executives are in a prime position to promote a unified approach to cybersecurity and drive awareness and adoption throughout their organisations.
Google has decided to shut down its Google+ platform due to low user engagement, but the decision follows news that the company sat on a security vulnerability.