- AusCERT 2013: International cyberwar response more complex than geopolitical treaties: NATO CCD COE analyst
AusCERT 2013: International cyberwar response more complex than geopolitical treaties: NATO CCD COE analyst
They may not be able to call on real-world cooperation and defence agreements to build their cyberspace defences yet, but government security organisations may find value in emulating Estonia’s experience building a voluntary ‘cyber corps’ of security professionals available in times of need, NATO CCD COE (Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence) analyst Anna-Maria Talihärm has advised.
If the Internet is the new Wild West, then hackers are the wanted outlaws of our time. And like the gun-slinging bad boys before them, all it takes is one wrong move to land them in jail.
With cybercrime now the second largest criminal activity in the world, measures such as the creation of an 'Internet Interpol' and better cooperation between international law enforcement agencies are needed if criminals are to be curtailed in the future, Kaspersky Labs founder and security expert, Eugene Kaspersky, has argued.
Police officers are behind the eight ball when it comes to dealing with cybercrime, a Queensland Police Service officer has said.
EMC issued a warning today that hackers have stolen information about its RSA SecurID two-factor authentication that could be used by cybercriminals to more easily breach customers' systems,
Security pros and government officials warn of a possible cyber 9/11 involving banks, utilities, other companies, or the Internet
If you travel to China or Russia, assume government or industry spooks will steal your data and install spyware. Here's how to thwart them
Wi-Fi may be the networking method of choice among apartment blocks cropping up in increased numbers in Australia’s major cities, however increased reliance on wireless internet is resulting in more security risks, according to Layer 10 Consulting.
It may take a major event, such as the undermining of a big four bank or Australia’s national information infrastructure, until the Australian Government dedicates the resources needed to combat cyber security, according to the Australian Federal Police (AFP).
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