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Organisations feeling inadequate against cyber threats, survey finds
"Adopting a holistic mindset is the only effective way to manage all the various types of cybersecurity threats."
Don’t let fear win: saying no to ransomware
“Agreeing to pay a ransom demand isn’t conducive to long-term security, and emboldens cyber criminals to continue to use this method.”
SecBI makes breakthrough in cybersecurity for SOCs
SecBI has extended its threat detection solution with automated response, an ingredient that has supposedly been missing from the SOAR market.
DimData: Fear finally setting in amongst vulnerable orgs
New data ranking the ‘cybermaturity’ of organisations reveals the most commonly targeted sectors are also the most prepared to deal with the ever-evolving threat landscape.
Experian, Audiens team for Italian data insights
Information services provider Experian and data management firm Audiens are partnering to drive insight from data on the Italian market.
How ‘thinking small’ can alleviate big security headaches
Microsegmentation is the new ‘east-west’ frontier that looks at all of the network connections an intruder can use to move laterally through your environment.
Why Microsoft is in the security business for all the right reasons
Our perception of Microsoft and it's presence in the cyber-security sector needs updating
2018 proves to be a mixed bag of severe cyber threats, report finds
There are more than 100,000 known vulnerabilities that are open to exploitation from attackers.
RSA says blockchain presents a new wave of cyber-risk for global organisations
The $3.1 billion global investment in blockchain solutions in 2018 presents a potential cause for alarm, according to RSA.
Microsoft report: Cyber attacks cost Australia $29b
"The finding that one in five Australian businesses are not performing regular forensics and data breach assessments is surprising."
The weaponisation of AI: how to defend against machine generated cyber attacks
The ‘weaponisation’ of AI was predicted to be one of the biggest cybersecurity threats of 2018. Here's how to prepare.
Fileless malware: Today's unseen threat to businesses
Fileless malware attacks tend to rely as little as possible on executables during infection and compromise.
Here’s what the threat landscape currently looks like, according to Fortinet
Fortinet says there are indications that some cybercriminals now prefer hijacking systems and using them for cryptomining.
Workplace culture: The first line of infosec defence
In order to truly secure your data, its culture which becomes your first, and most important line of defence.
New Zealander appointed as Global Cyber Alliance ambassador
New Zealander Tony Krzyzewski is one of eight international ambassadors appointed to the Global Cyber Alliance.
How top CIOs prevent cyber threats
With malicious actors launching increasingly bold attacks, these are the top strategies CISOs use to fend off the danger.
Growing IoT adoption putting Australians at risk of cyber attacks
“There’s already been reports of connected vending machines or air conditioning units being used as back doors into the business network."
Budget 2018: NZ's cyber threat response gets $3.9m boost
The Government’s Budget 2018 will inject an extra $3.9 million for New Zealand’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) over the next four years.
North Korea's threat actors operating from other countries
North Korea conducts malicious cyber operations from countries including India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nepal, Kenya, Mozambique, Indonesia, and China.
Cryptominers posing a new threat for enterprise IT infrastructures
As well as viruses, trojans, worms and ransomware attacks, IT managers now have a new threat to worry about: cryptominers.
Victorian Govt devotes $17.6 m to Cyber Security Strategy
The strategy will protect government agencies and networks from cyber hacking threats, and will also help to protect the privacy of Victorians.
34 tech heavyweights stand strong: Protecting the globe from cyber threats
Not only with the companies protect customers, they've also vowed not to help governments who want to go on the cyber offensive.
You’re invited: Sydney’s 2nd Annual Safety, Security and Counter-Terrorism Forum
The security of Australia’s borders, economy and the safety of our people have never been more important.
Malicious 'bad bots' account for more web traffic than ever before
4% of bad bot traffic is made up of moderate or sophisticated bots, which evade detection by distributing their attacks over multiple IP addresses.