Infrastructure / News

Aussies warned following Ticketmaster UK data breach

Ticketmaster has issued a warning to Australian customers following a data breach in the UK, despite only impacting less than five per cent of customers globally.

Written by Samira Sarraf28 June 18 11:15

PageUp details possible data breach

Australian software as a service provider PageUp has released details of a possible data breach that took place late last month.

Written by Rohan Pearce06 June 18 12:47

Many companies are not GDPR-compliant: report

Despite undertaking measures to improve data security and privacy, 38 per cent of global organisations responding to a survey say they are still not compliant with the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) requirements.

Written by Byron Connolly06 June 18 01:00

Cyber research centre crowns Rachael Falk as CEO

The Australian Cyber Security Research Centre (CSRC) has named information security consultant and former Telstra general manager of cyber influence, Rachael Falk, as its new CEO.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien18 May 18 16:05

Facebook keeps earning despite data privacy scandal

Facebook has reported first quarter revenue of $11.96 billion, up 49 per cent from last year despite the fallout from a scandal that saw data from 87 million of its users shared with Cambridge Analytica.

Written by Byron Connolly26 April 18 11:58

Expedia subsidiary Orbitz hit in cyber attack

​Orbitz, a subsidiary of online travel agency Expedia said on Tuesday that hackers may have accessed personal information from about 880,000 payment cards.

Written by Reuters21 March 18 10:55

Cyber guru says CIOs need ‘attitudinal shifts’ towards risk

Tech chiefs need to focus on “internal collaboration” and treat the potential for a cyber security attack as a strategic business risk rather than an IT or information security one, says cyber specialist Sarah Stephens.​

Written by Jennifer O'Brien09 March 18 11:57

BSA urges vigilance as data breach laws loom large

There were a record number of cases of unlicensed software settled in 2017, a figure that doubled from the previous year, the BSA said on Thursday.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien08 March 18 15:51

Data breach notification scheme no ‘armageddon’

Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme is in effect and the next few months are set to test the validity of some “apocalyptic” predictions of late.

Written by Shane Bell23 Feb. 18 12:47

3 reasons cybercriminals ‘strategically’ target companies: report

Cybercriminals continue to ‘follow the money’ as they refine and target attacks against businesses for greater financial return, with extortion attempts likely on the rise, according to a new global report by Trend Micro.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 18 09:43

NSW government to subsidise cyber training

The NSW government said on Monday that it will offer subsidised training in cyber security for the first time to address a critical shortage in skills in this area.

Written by Byron Connolly05 Feb. 18 12:28

Security agency turns smartphones into selfie spycams

Lebanon's intelligence service may have turned the smartphones of thousands of targeted individuals into cyber-spying machines in one of the first known examples of large-scale state hacking of phones rather than computers, researchers say.

Written by Reuters19 Jan. 18 09:16

Are your IT systems ready for a perfect storm?

Summer has had an unprecedented start this year, with thunderstorms, flooding and heavy rain hitting Australia’s east coast, and meteorologists reporting that the worst isn’t over yet.

Written by Andrew Martin11 Jan. 18 17:15
  • Computerworld