Australian businesses must get more proactive about identifying potential breaches of sensitive credit-card, healthcare and other information before it's exfiltrated from the company, according to one vendor who says sensitive data – and, often, the laptops they're stored on – are disappearing from Australian businesses at a surprising rate.
David Braue |
28 Sep |
If you have an account with Yahoo and haven’t changed your password since 2014, now is the time to do it. The company confirmed today a copy of sensitive user account information was stolen from its network in “late 2014” and suspects the attacker was a state-sponsored actor.
Liam Tung |
23 Sep |
Big data analytics has been on top of everyone’s buzzword bingo cards for some time now. And while many organisations have their analytics house in order internally, solving the challenge of combining their data with that of other parties, while maintaining privacy has remained elusive.
Anthony Caruana |
20 Sep |
Australian business executives are proving to be desirable targets for scammers that have been remarkably successful at using business email compromise (BEC) (also known as 'whaling') schemes to wring millions of dollars from unwitting victims. Yet even as they struggle to clamp down on losses to scammers breaches of the so-called human firewall, those same businesses are also becoming key contributors to efforts to stop BEC in its tracks.
David Braue |
19 Sep |
It turns out the FBI could have beaten Apple’s ten-try limit to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5c using cheap and easily available tools.
Liam Tung |
16 Sep |
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Bob Violino |
27 Jan |
CSO & Enex Testlab join forces to deliver a first class IT Security event in Sydney's Four Seasons Hotel.
Abigail Swabey |
24 Sep |
These days barely a day goes by where there isn’t some sort of network security breach or hack or malfunction of some sort. This year too we had the rise of groups such as Anonymous and Lulz that sought out attention for their activities. Here we take a look at the year in pictures of some of the key security problems that grabbed our attention.
Michael Cooney |
08 Dec |
- Amazon, Apple and Google know more about you than your doctor or lawyer - and Commbank is jealous as hell.
- Don’t trust an organisation that doesn’t have a face - because then you can’t punch it in when they screw up, said Marcus Ranum.
- 78 percent of the world’s population doesn’t have access to a computer or the internet and therefore avoid all IT security problems.
Zennith Geisler |
11 Nov |
Destroying data to protect against fraud.
Neerav Bhatt |
18 Oct |
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