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Singapore businesses ignorant about the real cost of cyber breaches
Singapore businesses will find themselves in dire situations if the continue to pay lip service to data protection, a new survey by EMC reports.
05 Jul 16
The JAKU botnet - what you need to know
In short, botnets allow hackers to take control of multiple computers at the one time to spread viruses, create spam and perform attacks.
22 Jun 16
Insider threats escalate and thrive in the Dark Web
Disgruntled employees are gladly selling their services to the bad guys in order to inflict harm on their employers.
22 Jun 16
Scammers claim there is a virus in Apple’s iTunes database
Scammers are once again targeting Apple customers in their attempt to hijack accounts and steal payment information. Here's the rundown.
21 Jun 16
From a drip to a flood - the impact of a data leak
Data leaks, especially from an organization’s point of view, are a huge and growing problem, as the fallout can be devastating.
14 Jun 16
Protecting email is essential to your security strategy
Fortinet’s Gary Gardiner explains why email security is perhaps the most cost-effective network protection you can deploy.
08 Jun 16
A modern solution for a modern problem: IBM tackles cyber security
"By leveraging Watson’s ability to bring context to huge amounts of unstructured data, impossible for people to process, we will bring new insights."
31 May 16
Preparing for cyber crime crucial for businesses of today
“From the smallest companies to the largest conglomerates, organisations around the world are attacked every second of every day."
25 May 16
Internal segmentation firewalls to secure your inner network
The good news is that edge firewalls do an excellent job of protecting the network border. The bad news is that they can’t help after a breach occurs.
24 May 16
ESET releases free decryptor for recent variants of TeslaCrypt ransomware
As cybercriminals find new backdoors into our personal digital spaces, it’s important that we continue to adapt and evolve.
23 May 16
HPE study delves into the underworld workings of cybercriminal economy
New Business of Hacking report looks at adversary value chain as driving force in cybercrime and provides actionable insights.
23 May 16
Cyber crime rife around the globe, Australia 'top hotspot'
"The message is clear: the burden of preventing, protecting and responding to economic crime rests firmly with organisations themselves."
18 May 16
It's about time Australian businesses invested in cyber security
"Finding ways to maintain proper security as the diversity of technologies continues to grow rapidly is becoming an increasing challenge."
17 May 16
CAUTION: The SSL blind spot is growing
The use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption is growing fast - which is both good and bad.
16 May 16
How safe are your emails? An expert breakdown
Since the concept of email was first floated in the 60s, it has exploded onto the scene, becoming an absolutely crucial part of everyday business.
12 May 16
John Key's $22m cyber security announcement: Industry insider opinion
Key recently announced a $22 million fund to go towards setting up a national security agency - here is an industry insider opinion.
11 May 16
UK: Two Thirds of big business has been breached this year
The UK Government has sponsored a survey that reveals a significant fraction of businesses have been breached this year.
10 May 16
Majority of Aussie organisations have been breached in the past year
63 percent of Australian organisations have experienced at least one security breach or incident in the past year, according to a report by CompTIA.
09 May 16
AU Govt Cyber Security Strategy: More insider insights
We published a story last week to share some authoritative opinions from the industry about the Govt strategy - here’s some more expert commentary.
05 May 16
Cyber crime hits Aussie businesses hard
“Due to the evolving nature of IT, most organisations have had to change the way their company approaches security."
05 May 16
NZ Govt invests $22.2 million into cyber security
“Our national CERT will be a key piece of New Zealand’s cyber security architecture. It will be the central place for businesses to go for help."
05 May 16
Highlights of the Verizon Data Breach Report 2016
Here are my favourite “data-bits”, quotes and fun items from Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report.
05 May 16
Australia a target for ‘designer’ cyber threats
With cybercriminals having a deliberate hand in creating threats that look authentic and are targeted, it is more difficult to recognise spam.
04 May 16
The lowdown on Aussie Govt's Cyber Security Strategy
Malcom Turnbull recently announced Australia’s Cyber Security Strategy for the future - here are some insights from professionals in the industry.
26 Apr 16