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NDB report: Stronger authentication practices needed
The Australian Information Commissioner (OIAC) has released the latest quarterly report on the notifications under the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme.
A/NZ organisations slack in Notifiable Data Breach scheme
Following the introduction of the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme (NDB) last year, a survey of ANZ businesses has revealed some concerning findings.
Trend Micro on how organisations are navigating endpoint threats
Techday spoke to Trend Micro market strategy global VP Eric Skinner about key threats organisations are currently facing and the best way to mitigate them.
Blame culture only makes data breaches worse
“The first lesson is that we need the victim to survive” - it is better to work together to learn from breaches than point the finger and shame.
Expert comment: Latest NDB report shows Aus is being targeted
The OIAC received 262 notifications in the three months, the highest number since the commencement of the NDB scheme.
Businesses worried but complacent about cyber attacks - Aura Infosec
40% of businesses say their employees receive between one and five phishing or ransomware attacks every quarter.
Two top execs’ predictions for cybersecurity in 2019
One Identity and Secureworks executives Alex Tilley and Serkan Cetin have released what they see coming for cybersecurity in 2019.
Exclusive: Three access management learnings from 2018
There was a renewed global response to data security in 2018, placing pressure on organisations to assume more responsibility for the data they hold.
Ransomware infection? Here’s how you control the damage
Ransomware has evolved to be more sophisticated and targeted, and remains a threat to businesses of all sizes.
Combatting the rise of Cybercrime-as-a-Service
Amateur cybercriminals (or anyone with a grudge), can execute spam attacks, steal people’s identities, and more.
Aus businesses see themselves as prime targets for cyber attacks
The survey of 307 Australian IT and security executives demonstrates the considerable uncertainty faced by businesses in trying to combat cybersecurity threats.
Organisations lack holistic approach to data protection
It is paramount for organisations to have a clear understanding of what data protection is and close the gaps in their protection strategies.
Security experts comment on latest OIAC report
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been notified of 245 data breaches affecting personal information between July and September 2018.
Aus SMBs not concerned enough about data privacy - study
Half a year on from the introduction of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme (February 2018), many Australian SMBs are still not adequately prepared.
Living in today’s new cyber regulatory reality
in recent years, the cyber regulatory market has evolved into a well-defined, addressable market with metrics showing its impact in relation to other associated sectors
How MSSPs must protect data in the breach disclosure era
The penalties for non-compliance can be upward of four percent of a company’s global turnover.
Businesses collecting more data than they can handle - Gemalto
"Whether it’s selling it on the dark web, manipulating it for financial gain or to damage reputations, unsecured data is a goldmine for hackers."
Six basic steps businesses can take for regulatory compliance
Earlier this year, the Australian government implemented the mandatory Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, and recently Europe launched its GDPR.
Managing the information paradox in the NDB/GDPR era
Businesses need a solution that helps manage compliance and audits while making it simple for the right people to access the data they need.
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."
Six steps to boosting your security posture this EOFY
By following these six key steps, organisations can better protect themselves and ensure their underlying IT infrastructure is as secure as possible.
Why Australian businesses should add cybersecurity to the end of financial year checklist
Australian organisations should be looking at their ICT security as part of their planning process for the new financial year.
As NDB takes hold, expect to see more breach reports come to light
In light of Australia’s NDB legislation, one Australian technology integrator says we can expect to see many reports surfacing over the coming years.
Companies caught between crooks and compliance - Centrify
“The challenge that faces companies is they have to defend against cyberattacks while also having to comply with multiple regulations."