Security

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.


iProov Genuine Presence Assurance

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: iProov Ltd

iProov's Genuine Presence Assurance is used by governments and banks around the world to verify user identity and provide secure access to digital services.


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.


CompTIA welcomes US govt's IT spending plans

16 March, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

CompTIA has welcomed the new US government's decision to invest nearly US$2bn in strengthening agencies' IT and security capabilities.


US Dept of Defense holds Cyber Command legal conference

10 March, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Legal experts convened virtually last week to hold the 2021 US Cyber Command Legal Conference.


Leonardo, DEWC partner to offer cybersecurity courses in Aus

05 March, 2021

Leonardo, in collaboration with DEWC, is set to provide a range of cybersecurity courses in Australia, for military audiences as well as the general public.


OAIC selects archTIS as latest government client

02 March, 2021

archTIS has signed a contract to supply its Kojensi SaaS platform to the OAIC, enabling government agencies to share information while meeting security requirements.


Managing data breach risk in the public sector

01 March, 2021 by Connor Dilleen

A consistent, high standard of personal information handling practices is needed to meet expectations for security, accountability and transparency in data breach prevention.


New Zealand to join Budapest Convention on Cybercrime

26 February, 2021

The New Zealand Government has announced that it will join the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime, otherwise known as the Budapest Convention.


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