Security

Australian orgs among victims of Kaseya attack

08 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian organisations are among the victims of a sophisticated ransomware supply chain attack on software provided by Kaseya, a provider of IT and security services for managed service providers.


UNSW researchers develop face match ability test

07 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

UNSW Researchers have developed an updated test for measuring the ability of applicants to recognise and match faces across a variety of real-world conditions.


OAIC releases COVIDSafe privacy report

23 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The OAIC received 14 enquiries — but no complaints — related to the COVIDSafe system during its second six months of monitoring the contact tracing system.


WA embarks on Project Fortify

22 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Western Australian Government has tapped Data#3 to support Project Fortify, an initiative to improve cybersecurity across the state's public sector.


Embracing 5G while staying secure

17 June, 2021 by Dick Bussiere, Technical Director, APAC at Tenable | Supplied by: Tenable APAC

The Australian Government recently auctioned off Australia's fastest 5G spectrum as demand for faster and denser internet connectivity continues to grow.


Encryption Act could cause major economic harm

04 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Internet Society has published the first research attempting to quantify the economic impact of Australia's controversial Assistance and Access Act.


archTIS secures $578K Defence contract

03 June, 2021

archTIS, an Australian listed software solutions provider, has signed a $578,000 contract with the Australian Department of Defence to expand deployment of Kojensi.


JBS announces progress in resolving cyber attack

03 June, 2021

Meat producer JBS has announced “significant progress” in resolving the cyber attack that has impacted its Australian and North American operations.


New archTIS partnerships help defence contractors comply with CMMC

02 June, 2021

archTIS has announced partnerships with four companies to help US defence contractors comply with Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements.


Spearphishing campaign targeting government orgs

01 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US CISA and FBI have warned of a spearphishing campaign targeting government organisations, intergovernmental organisations and NGOs.


Tesserent and Claroty partner to secure ANZ OT environments

01 June, 2021

Tesserent has signed a deal with Claroty strengthening security in utilities, critical national infrastructure and manufacturing environments.


Is the Australian Government equipped to fight cyber attacks?

28 May, 2021 by Pieter Danhieux*

Last year there were 1051 cyber attacks reported in Australia. Here, Pieter Danhieux details the steps the government can take to fight back.


UK's CDEI details data privacy initiatives

27 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK's Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation has published details of its work programs aimed at enhancing data privacy to facilitate responsible data sharing.


Fortinet and Soldier On partner to provide free veteran cybersecurity training

26 May, 2021

Cybersecurity solutions provider Fortinet has teamed up with veteran support organisation Soldier On to provide free cybersecurity training to Australian veterans transitioning to civilian careers.


NASA targeted by thousands of cyber attacks

20 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NASA has experienced more than 6000 cyber attacks in just four years and is constrained in its ability to detect and prevent these attacks, an audit has found.


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