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Phishing Is the Top Reason Behind Australian Data Breaches

Phishing Is the Top Reason Behind Australian Data Breaches

The latest Notifiable Data Breaches Quarterly Statistics Report by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) confirms that half of the reported data breaches in July to September 2018 quarter are attributable to phishing. According to the report, the top five sectors by data breach notifications in the last quarter were: Health ...
How Economists Can Help Protect Personal Data

How Economists Can Help Protect Personal Data

If you are about to hand over your private details in exchange for a store loyalty card, are you confident that your data remains in safe hands? It can be difficult to predict if the supermarket manages your sensitive details securely and responsibly. The company may store them on vulnerable servers waiting for hackers to attack. Also, your data might ...
TikTok – Not a Shock?

TikTok – Not a Shock?

The new app on the block; TikTok has been on our radar for a while; in a way that was questionable in terms of the value it provided, but even bigger concerns about the security and privacy side of it.
What’s up Doc?

What’s up Doc?

So I am pretty bad at going to the doctor on time, yes I am one of those people who get the overdue notifications on the weekly. I finally had enough courage to turn up to get my regular medication. Generally, when doctors release scripts it’s one of those situations where you put your script in your bag and run out. When I needed to return back to ...
Women Needed in Cyber for Australia’s Economic Prosperity

Women Needed in Cyber for Australia’s Economic Prosperity

Many of you in the cybersecurity industry already know about my dedication and passion to encourage more women to enter into and remain in the cybersecurity and broader tech sector. Having spoken around the world at numerous conferences, founded ISACA’s SheLeadsTech program, and participated in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in ...
Five Ways to Identify Phishing Emails

Five Ways to Identify Phishing Emails

As phishing emails come in different shapes and formats, there is no silver bullet to identify a phishing email. However, there is a collection of red flags you should be looking for before clicking on a new message. Here is our up-to-date guide to help you recognise the latest email-based scams. What is phishing? Phishing is a cyber-attack typically ...
Why multi-factor authentication on the PEXA platform leaves security concerns

Why multi-factor authentication on the PEXA platform leaves security concerns

We published an article yesterday explaining why we see problems with the newly-introduced multi-factor authentication security measure on the PEXA electronic conveyancing platform. As a response to the growing number of conveyancing scams, such as the highly-publicised case involving the former MasterChef contestant, PEXA decided to introduce 2FA to ...
How Abandoned Domain Names Pose a Major Cyber Risk to Your Business

How Abandoned Domain Names Pose a Major Cyber Risk to Your Business

Iron Bastion’s cybersecurity expert Gabor Szathmari, recently published novel research on abandoned internet domains, and how they are a significant cyber risk which threatens businesses and in particular the Australian legal profession. What is an Abandoned Domain Name? A domain name is a name you can register to identify your business on the ...

In The News

Macquarie Data Centres completes major upgrades to Sydney and Canberra Campuses

Macquarie Data Centres completes major upgrades to Sydney and Canberra Campuses

Upgrades include the addition of two further ultra-secure zones and reflect the company’s ongoing investment in capability, capacity and security
Valimail and Pax8 Partner, Offering Automated DMARC Solutions to MSPs

Valimail and Pax8 Partner, Offering Automated DMARC Solutions to MSPs

Pax8, the leading cloud commerce marketplace, announced today the addition of Valimail to its expanded roster of security and authentication offerings on the Pax8 Marketplace for Managed Service Providers (MSPs).
Fortinet research finds over 80 per cent of organisations experience cyberattacks that target employees

Fortinet research finds over 80 per cent of organisations experience cyberattacks that target employees

New research underscores importance of effective cyber awareness training for employees to decrease cyber risks, with more than 50 per cent of leaders indicating their employees lack proper knowledge
Tens of Thousands of Compromised Android Apps Found by Bitdefender Anomaly Detection Technology

Tens of Thousands of Compromised Android Apps Found by Bitdefender Anomaly Detection Technology

Bitdefender researchers used a recently announced industry-first anomaly detection technology   incorporated into Bitdefender Mobile Security  to uncover a hidden malware campaign living undetected on mobile devices worldwide for more than six months. Bitdefender researchers believe that this mobile malware has been thriving undisturbed for an extended ...
Appdome Partners with GitHub to Automate Delivery of Secure Mobile Apps

Appdome Partners with GitHub to Automate Delivery of Secure Mobile Apps

Partnership Brings Android and iOS Cyber Defence Automation Inside the GitHub Actions CI/CD Pipeline
Cloudera Observability Optimizes Hybrid Cloud Costs

Cloudera Observability Optimizes Hybrid Cloud Costs

FinOps for Private and Public Cloud Consumption to Avoid Budget Overruns
GoTo Launches GoTo Resolve Endpoint Protection, Powered by Bitdefender

GoTo Launches GoTo Resolve Endpoint Protection, Powered by Bitdefender

GoTo announces partnership with Bitdefender, providing customers with enhanced cybersecurity protection
Don’t Forget to Backup – And Don’t Forget Data Recovery   Arcserve Study Finds Only a Quarter of Australian Businesses Have a Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan

Don’t Forget to Backup – And Don’t Forget Data Recovery Arcserve Study Finds Only a Quarter of Australian Businesses Have a Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan

As businesses globally are reminded about the importance of data backup during Backup Awareness Month, Arcserve, the world's most experienced provider of backup, recovery, and immutable storage solutions for unified data resilience against ransomware and disasters, stresses that recovery can often be the missing part of the successful business ...

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