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When it comes to password hygiene, Australians are almost the least awful of a bad bunch

Australians are more fastidious than those in other countries about separating work and personal passwords – and more careful than many in protecting sensitive data like healthcare accounts – but use of secure passwords remains uncommon, according to new figures, and high rates of password reuse suggest that we still aren’t learning to protect sensitive information right.

David Braue | 04 May | Read more

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Time is Your Foe and Automation is Your Friend during DDoS Attacks

During a DDoS attack, time can be your biggest enemy. Lost seconds can have a huge impact on whether you are successful in mitigating an attack in time, or failure could mean costly network downtime. Anything that accelerates your Mean Time to Detect (MTTD) and Mean Time to Respond (MTTR) to an attack provides you with a clear advantage.

Tim Murphy | 24 Apr | Read more

Recovering from a ransomware attack: Why a combined security and disaster recovery plan is key for speed

The new data breach legislation which came into effect in Australia recently means that every ‘sizeable’ organisation must comply or risk crippling fines of up to $2.1 million With cybercrime and ransomware attacks on the rise, it’s not a question of ‘if’ a data breach is going to happen, it’s ‘when’ and how quickly your organisation can get back up and running following the event.

Andrew Martin | 14 Mar | Read more

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