Security

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?


Veritas Technologies' IRAP assessment complete

21 August, 2023

Veritas Technologies is the latest vendor to announce completion of IRAP at the PROTECTED information classification level.


MongoDB completes IRAP assessment

16 August, 2023

MondoDB's newly completed IRAP assessed platform offers a searchable encryption capability.


OAIC releases attitudes survey results

10 August, 2023

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released results from a major survey into privacy attitudes and experiences.


F5 bolsters government credentials

09 August, 2023

Multicloud application service provider F5 has announced the company's completion of the Infosec Registered Assessors Program.


Threat intelligence shows public sector attacks up 40%

07 August, 2023

BlackBerry's latest quarterly Global Threat Intelligence Report highlights a 40% increase in cyber attacks targeting government agencies.


Anti-Corruption Commission content management contract

03 August, 2023

The National Anti-Corruption Commission has awarded Kapish a three-year contract to provide a secure cloud-based content management platform.


MidCoast Council deploys cybersecurity future-fit architecture

02 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Check Point Software

The council has transformed its security approach, moving away from legacy infrastructure and aligning with Essential Eight and Zero Trust.


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