Security

Govt lifts cybersecurity commitment to $1.67bn

07 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government will introduce more powers for the AFP to fight cybercrime on the dark web as part of a raised $1.67bn cybersecurity funding commitment.


Notifiable data breaches grew 16% in 1H20

04 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Reported data breaches grew 16% year-on-year in the six months ending in June as ransomware attacks took on a chilling new dimension.


Claroty uncovers VPN product vulnerabilities

03 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Claroty said it has found and reported critical vulnerabilities in three popular VPN products used in industry to provide secure access to IoT devices.


93% of security pros lack the needed tools

31 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Most security professionals lack the tools to detect known security threats and close known vulnerabilities, research from LogRhythm found.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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