Security

CISA, FBI detail Colonial Pipeline attack

20 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the FBI have released the indicators of compromise for the DarkSide ransomware campaign.


archTIS wins contract with security agency

18 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

archTIS has secured a $535,000 contract to expand deployment of its NC Protect zero-trust document security system to an Australian national security agency.


5G deployments will bring new threat vectors

12 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has published a research paper detailing the threat vectors associated with deployments of 5G networks.


Aussies urged to beware of myGov email phishing scam

11 May, 2021

The Australian Taxation Office and Services Australia have issued warnings about a scam that comes in the form of a myGov impersonation email.


Avaddon ransomware targeting Australian organisations

11 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has warned organisations to be alert to multiple ongoing ransomware campaigns utilising the Avaddon ransomware as a service.


Motorola to equip French Police with body-worn cameras

11 May, 2021

Motorola Solutions will provide 30,000 body-worn cameras to the French National Police and Gendarmerie, to improve trust and safety in policing.


Cybersecurity Aid Centre to help businesses fight cybercrime

11 May, 2021

The federal government will provide $745,920 in funding to establish a Cybersecurity Aid Centre in Western Sydney, to help small businesses fight cybercrime.


Colonial Pipeline taken down by ransomware

10 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

US-based fuel pipeline company Colonial Pipeline has suspended its operations following what may prove to be the most damaging ransomware attack to date.


OAIC launches Privacy Awareness Week campaign

03 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner is urging Australians to take control and make privacy a priority during Privacy Awareness Week.


Taskforce releases framework to combat ransomware

01 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The new RTF framework highlights five priority recommendations, including the development of a strategy for coordinating international diplomatic and law enforcement efforts to tackle the growing scourge.


EU taking the lead on e‑security; Australia lagging behind

30 April, 2021

A study by Surfshark has revealed that the EU is at the forefront of global e-security, while Australia is falling short on personal data protection.


SAP Critical Data Cloud set for 2H 2021 Aus/NZ launch

28 April, 2021

SAP SE is set to launch SAP Critical Data Cloud, a fully managed service capable of powering the critical operations of government and regulated industries.


Report: companies sacrifice mobile security for productivity

22 April, 2021

A report by Verizon has found that 45% of companies surveyed sacrificed mobile device security to meet productivity targets.


ACSC warns of fresh Exchange vulnerabilities

16 April, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre is urging Australian organisations to act to mitigate freshly discovered Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities.


NSW prepares for cybersecurity overhaul

01 April, 2021

A New South Wales (NSW) parliamentary inquiry has recommended a range of improvements to enhance cybersecurity and cyber awareness throughout the state in the wake of a high-profile data breach.


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