A $10 million cybersecurity initiative has just been launched by the federal government.
Cybercriminals seeking to capitalise on the spike in online sales activity during Black Friday and Cyber Monday held their own version of the shopping event.
A new data sharing framework developed by the ACS proposes the introduction of a standardised method of sharing and properly anonymising personal data.
The federal government has released two new reports that aim to make Australia a world leader in cybersecurity.
Australian industry associations have urged a parliamentary committee to reject the government's demand to rush through the controversial encryption Bill.
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.
Organisations need to overhaul their security polices and practices to restore consumer confidence in businesses' use of their personal data, according to Allens.
Optus's acquisition of cybersecurity consultant Hivint will help the company grow its security business in Australia and potentially the wider APAC region.
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.