Over 104,000 systems vulnerable to ‘WannaCry for Linux’ bug.
Over 104,000 systems vulnerable to ‘WannaCry for Linux’ bug.
Fraudsters quickly jump on the WannaCry hype to spread adware and scare victims into paying.
Exuberance over Internet of Things (IoT) technologies has led many businesses to ignore security in rollouts that are overly complex and poorly planned, an IoT specialist has warned as newly released figures hint at the true scope of the burgeoning IoT security threat.
Qualcomm-owned NXP and fellow European chipmakers support new regulations to enforce IoT cybersecurity standards.
Companies that have been hit by WannaCry may be cursing their bad luck – but the attack could have been much worse had hackers bundled the exploit with malicious malware or other attacks, an ex-military cybersecurity responder has warned amidst industry warnings that the threat from the exploit is far from over.
When we tested next-generation firewalls last May, at least one important security vendor wasn't there: Cisco, because they weren't ready to be tested. Now that the ASA CX next-generation firewall has had a year to mature, we put the product through its paces, using the same methodology as our last NGFW test.
LANDesk’s foray into system, asset and user management is the latest version of its Total User Management suite, which we’ll affectionately call TUM.
What is big, flexible, red and costs more than your average mid-range family sedan? Not a HSV—not quite that much—but this top of the range unified threat management (UTM) device (or in this case, XTM– the X presumably being a variable) is definitely in a high performance category. The XTM2050 from WatchGuard is one of a new breed of security devices that packs punch.
Review of the Juniper EX4500 Ethernet switch. They connect desktops to servers in the data centre via a three-tier system of access, aggregation and core Ethernet switches.
With data becoming more valuable, the need for security also gets greater. Today’s technology and working behaviours both facilitate data being easily transported. Information is far less static due to home working, multiple office sites, low cost USB storage devices and DVDs. With all these portable devices and data being moved from place to place we must be mindful of data backup.
CSO & Enex Testlab join forces to deliver a first class IT Security event in Sydney's Four Seasons Hotel.
Presentation by Russell Clarke and Mark Jones - Directors of RMSEC.
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.
The complexity of encryption schemes has been increased dramatically in an attempt to outpace the development of computational tools designed to crack them. Now it's important to devise algorithms that can't be brute forced for trillions of years in the hopes that they will remain secure long enough to be useful before they, too, are broken. Here's a quiz about encryption to see how well you are versed in one of security's most important components. Keep track of your score and check at the end to see how well you stack up.
Symantec Vision 2011 Sydney in pictures
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Perhaps it was an omen of what was to come when the city of San Francisco on New Year's Eve 2010 couldn't get a backup system running in its Emergency Operations Center because no one knew the password.
No company wants to be associated with a data breach, but if your systems are compromised the fallout can sometimes be more damaging than the act itself.
Stealthy, sometime long-term cyber-espionage attacks to steal sensitive proprietary information -- what some now call "advanced persistent threats" (APT) -- have become a top worry for businesses.
This is a real issue, and not just one for the well publicised attacks on major corporations such as Sony, Lockheed, Google, and Citi. It affects every business and organisation, large and small. More worrying still, it is now widely suggested that hackers and espionage organisations are moving away from directly attacking their target company, choosing instead to route their attack through suppliers to their target. Thus, even small and seemingly innocuous “third party” businesses who would not consider themselves as potential targets are now on the front line of this cyber war.
Having a security system at home isn’t a complete guarantee that your property will stay safe. Aside from burglars, there are also hackers that can compromise your home’s safety. Although these hackers may not be able to do serious physical harm, they can compromise your finances, personal data and even your identity.
Those who run IT departments have what I like to call ‘the burden of knowledge’. They know what can go wrong and how wrong it can go, so they also know how important it is to put the right safeguards in place to prevent that from happening.
Those working within the tech, financial services and telecommunications industries (among others) know all too well the reality of cyber security threats.
Hybrid cloud is fast becoming the IT service delivery platform of choice for businesses worldwide.
Today, an array of ‘Security Innovation’ is happening. There has never been a time where there is more security innovation, and more security spend, as companies and corporations face greater chances of being cyber attacked. There is a new world we must secure - devices, apps (traditional and cloud native) and the cloud (managed, private and public).
CSO Perspectives Roadshow Interview - Silas Barnes, Group Chief Information Security Officer, Virgin Australia Group
CSO Perspectives Roadshow 2017 Showreel
CSO Perspectives Roadshow Interview - Jeff Lanza, Retired FBI Agent (USA)
CSO Perspectives Roadshow Interview - Mark Loveless "Simple Nomad" Senior Security Researcher at Duo Security
Panel Session sponsored by VMware, Application Security: Does moving your applications to the Cloud mean reduced risk or just relocated risk?