ACSC updates the Essential Eight

29 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has implemented a number of changes to the Essential Eight Maturity Model.

Teradata completes IRAP assessment

27 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cloud database company Teradata has revealed that its VantageCloud product has been certified to handle government data up to the Protected level.

Broadcom and VMware complete merger at a potential cost

27 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Broadcom has finally completed its acquisition of VMware, but delays securing approval to merge could have lingering consequences, according to GlobalData.

Interview: George Moawad, Genetec

23 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Genetec Australia Pty Ltd

In our annual Leaders in Technology series, we ask the experts what the year ahead holds. Today we talk security with Genetec's George Moawad.

A cybercrime was reported to ASD every 6 minutes in FY23

21 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australians reported a cybercrime to the ASD's ReportCyber service an average of once every six minutes during FY23, the agency's latest report shows.

SailPoint completes IRAP assessment

15 November, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

SailPoint's Identity Cloud solution has been assessed under the IRAP program as being secure enough to manage government data up to the protected level.

Commvault attains IRAP certification

27 October, 2023

Commvault has announced that its portfolio of SaaS-delivered data protection solutions has achieved IRAP certification at PROTECTED level.

Smart cities need even smarter security

17 October, 2023 by Matt Caffrey, Senior Solutions Architect at Barracuda Networks | Supplied by: Barracuda Networks

The sheer volume and distribution of internet-connected OT devices increases the attack surface in smart city applications, heightening the potential of success.

New algorithm shuts down attacks on military robots

16 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian researchers have developed an algorithm capable of detecting and shutting down man-in-the-middle attacks on autonomous military robots.

Space remains vulnerable to cyber attack

06 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An Australian PhD candidate is exploring the potential impact of a cyber attack on space infrastructure on the Australian economy and society.

TCA supports privacy outcomes but urges consultation

04 October, 2023

The TCA has applauded government commitment to 38 of 116 proposals in the Privacy Act Review Report and its agreement in principle to 68 measures.

How manual auditing is letting down the Essential Eight

27 September, 2023 by Ian Fisher, Director of Banking, Finance and Government, Tanium | Supplied by: Tanium

While the Essential Eight has been welcomed by the public and private sector as an initiative to build resilience, implementation has been anything but easy.

Australian Space Cyber Forum focuses on national security

20 September, 2023

Regulating competing foreign interests in space complements the need for more controls over increasingly crowded cyberspace, say experts at Flinders Uni.

Six critical public sector cybersecurity challenges

08 September, 2023 by Anthony Daniel, Regional Director, ANZ & Pacific Islands, WatchGuard Technologies | Supplied by: WatchGuard Technologies Inc

A recent international report shows attacks targeting the government sector increased by 95% in the second half of 2022 compared with the previous year.

Defending against AI-powered phishing

28 August, 2023 by Apu Pavithran, CEO and Founder, Hexnode | Supplied by: Hexnode

How are phishing attacks evolving with the advent of AI and what strategies should you employ to fortify defences against this potent combination?

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