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Ransomware infection? Here’s how you control the damage
Ransomware has evolved to be more sophisticated and targeted, and remains a threat to businesses of all sizes.
12 Nov 18
Combatting the rise of Cybercrime-as-a-Service
Amateur cybercriminals (or anyone with a grudge), can execute spam attacks, steal people’s identities, and more.
07 Nov 18
Aus businesses see themselves as prime targets for cyber attacks
The survey of 307 Australian IT and security executives demonstrates the considerable uncertainty faced by businesses in trying to combat cybersecurity threats.
07 Nov 18
Organisations lack holistic approach to data protection
It is paramount for organisations to have a clear understanding of what data protection is and close the gaps in their protection strategies.
01 Nov 18
Security experts comment on latest OIAC report
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been notified of 245 data breaches affecting personal information between July and September 2018.
31 Oct 18
Aus SMBs not concerned enough about data privacy - study
Half a year on from the introduction of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme (February 2018), many Australian SMBs are still not adequately prepared.
18 Oct 18
Living in today’s new cyber regulatory reality
in recent years, the cyber regulatory market has evolved into a well-defined, addressable market with metrics showing its impact in relation to other associated sectors
21 Sep 18
How MSSPs must protect data in the breach disclosure era
The penalties for non-compliance can be upward of four percent of a company’s global turnover.
06 Aug 18
Businesses collecting more data than they can handle - Gemalto
"Whether it’s selling it on the dark web, manipulating it for financial gain or to damage reputations, unsecured data is a goldmine for hackers."
11 Jul 18
Six basic steps businesses can take for regulatory compliance
Earlier this year, the Australian government implemented the mandatory Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, and recently Europe launched its GDPR.
06 Jul 18
Managing the information paradox in the NDB/GDPR era
Businesses need a solution that helps manage compliance and audits while making it simple for the right people to access the data they need.
26 Jun 18
Microsoft report: Cyber attacks cost Australia $29b
"The finding that one in five Australian businesses are not performing regular forensics and data breach assessments is surprising."
26 Jun 18
Six steps to boosting your security posture this EOFY
By following these six key steps, organisations can better protect themselves and ensure their underlying IT infrastructure is as secure as possible.
26 Jun 18
Why Australian businesses should add cybersecurity to the end of financial year checklist
Australian organisations should be looking at their ICT security as part of their planning process for the new financial year.
20 Jun 18
As NDB takes hold, expect to see more breach reports come to light
In light of Australia’s NDB legislation, one Australian technology integrator says we can expect to see many reports surfacing over the coming years.
14 Jun 18
Companies caught between crooks and compliance - Centrify
“The challenge that faces companies is they have to defend against cyberattacks while also having to comply with multiple regulations."
12 Jun 18
GDPR: the new Notifiable Data Breach on the block
Sophos give some GDPR guidelines for Australian organisations.
29 May 18
Clear security guidelines needed to protect Australia’s digital health records
The shift to the use of digital medical records poses challenges from an IT security perspective.
22 May 18
Why every business needs more control over its data
There are three main drivers for organisations to think carefully about how they manage the security of the information they store, transmit and use.
08 May 18
Is risk at the top of your digital agenda? Here's why it should be
Don’t be left without a plan of action when an attack occurs.
07 May 18
Cyber insurance may have big part in Australia's future if data breach lawsuits gain ground
Class-action lawsuits may now be a reality under Australia’s mandatory notifiable data breach (NDB) legislation that is now in effect.
30 Apr 18
Why Australian businesses must secure guest access and IoT devices
Everyone, including third parties, must comply with company security policies and practices."
24 Apr 18
Clyde & Co appoints Sydney-based cybersecurity partner
Clyde & Co expects that breach notification requirements will lead to an increase in demand for specialised advice across Australia this year.
19 Apr 18
Healthcare reports most NDB breach incidents so far - why are they at risk?
Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme has netted 63 breach notifications, most of which were from health service providers.
16 Apr 18