Mobility and Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) top security concerns

23 November, 2010

Mobile, data-stealing malware and Malware-as-a-Service top the list in the M86 Security Predictions 2011 Report

Challenge for the cloud

17 November, 2010

The ease of use and accessibility have made cloud computing a popular concept. Now, with the onset of the cloud computing era, it will be up to law enforcement officials, particularly in computer crime forensics, to keep cloud safe for all users.

Employees open enterprise to increased malware

02 November, 2010

RSA Online Fraud Report outlines how malware is making its way into enterprises through employees' private use.

Domain name .AU in top ten for less risk

28 October, 2010

Report reveals the riskiest web domains to surf and search with .COM the worst and .AU the seventh safest.

Netgear ProSecure UTM50 unified threat management appliance

19 October, 2010

The Netgear ProSecure UTM50 unified threat management appliance is the latest addition to the ProSecure UTM line, which protects businesses from virus and malware threats, dangerous websites, spam emails and hackers. Suitable for larger businesses, it is claimed to keep IT functions operating efficiently while offering protection through a wide array of tools including firewall, SSL and IPSec VPN, URL filtering, network antivirus, and antispam.

Scam call complaints skyrocket

12 October, 2010

A massive influx of complaints about scam calls has prompted ACMA and the ACCC to issue new warnings to customers.

Data loss prevention: to implement or not?

08 October, 2010 by Rob McMillan*

GartnerÂ’s Rob McMillan reports that content-aware data loss prevention (DLP) solutions are fast becoming the talk of many organisations to help them address sensitive data issues. He predicts that within the next few years DLP will be included as part of the basic duty of care for enterprises and points out the ramifications of this trend.

Telstra faces up to Cyber Storm test

30 September, 2010

Working closely with government, enterprise customers and industry organisations, Telstra is ready to be put to the test by Cyber Storm III - an international cyber security exercise.

Queensland government awards two key IT security offers

27 September, 2010

Dimension Data, together with partners RSA, the Security Division of EMC, and McAfee, are to provide integrated Security Information and Event Management, and Patch and Vulnerability Management solutions for Queensland Government’s ICT Consolidation program.

Royal Flying Doctor Service flies into the cloud

15 September, 2010

The not-for-profit Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations (RFDSWO) provides a 24-hour health lifeline for people living, working or travelling in rural and remote areas of Western Australia and the Indian Ocean Territories.

Fortinet FortiWeb-1000C and FortiWeb-3000C web application firewalls

02 September, 2010

Two appliances have been added to the FortiWeb family of web application firewalls - the FortiWeb-1000C, designed for mid-to-large enterprises, and FortiWeb-3000C, for high-end enterprises, application service and cloud-based service providers.

Australia scores in the middle of online risks

27 August, 2010

According to internet security company AVG Technologies, web surfers in Turkey, Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan are the most likely to face threats while online. The safest countries seem to be Sierra Leone and Japan.

Anritsu MP2100A BERTWave analyser

20 August, 2010

The MP2100A BERTWave is a high-speed sampling oscilloscope, pulse pattern generator and detector, and a light source in a single unit for performing simultaneous BER measurements and eye pattern analysis of active optical devices.

Trojan challenge for photography firm

17 August, 2010

Arthur Reed Photos is a 48-year-old business specialising in school and graduation photography. The company has built its reputation on quality and affordability and today employs around 70 people as a leading supplier to the school photography market in Victoria. This year it has changed to AVG as its antivirus software supplier after ongoing problems, including a significant trojan infestation that its previous antivirus software failed to detect.

Testing security suites in real-life conditions is essential

03 August, 2010 by Lloyd Borrett*

Anti-malware security suite testing receives a lot of attention, but it's important to appreciate that different testing methods can produce vastly different and even misleading results. A decent security suite is greater than the sum of its parts: it's designed in layers to thwart various attacks at various stages. Testing individual components of a security suite on their own - or testing in an environment that doesn't reflect real-world conditions - often fails to give an accurate picture of a security suite's overall performance.

  • All content Copyright © 2022 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd