Reports & Updates

Research: Australia bumped out of top 10 countries targeted by ransomware – Bitdefender Threat Debrief

Bitdefender have today released their Threat Debrief, examining cyber attacks detected throughout December 2022. The report explores the most prevalent ransomware families, countries experiencing the most ransomware attacks, the most popular Android trojans being used by cyber criminals, and domains being targeted with spoof attacks (where attackers impersonate a legitimate URL).

NEW FLASHPOINT REPORT SHOWS ROLE OF OPEN-SOURCE INTELLIGENCE IN RUSSIA’S FULL-SCALE INVASION OF UKRAINE

With the hybrid war approaching the one-year mark, Flashpoint’s comprehensive analysis details ten use cases on the impact of OSINT across cyber, physical, and informational battlefields

Low confidence and lack of understanding of privacy obligations revealed in new study

ISACA’s Privacy in Practice 2023 survey report shows only 35 percent of respondents in Australia and New Zealand are confident in their organisation’s ability to ensure data privacy and achieve compliance

Nine-in-ten business leaders agree increasing diversity and inclusion in the workplace will benefit their business in areas including improving innovation and profitability

New research from Mastercard reveals customers in 2023 are more likely to spend with businesses that prioritise diversity, sustainability and data security

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Holiday shopping threats to security

Holiday shopping threats to security

‘Tis the season… for gifting. As we lead up to the Christmas period, we are well and truly in the thick of the shopping season – and this will only become more frantic over the next week as the countdown to Christmas begins. The season will continue well into the new year when returns become a major risk factor.

It’s prime time for threat actors to exploit consumers and retailers with a variety of tactics. Security teams must be prepared to protect their online ecosystems and physical locations.