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  • National security contractor hacked, government reveals

    ​A hacker gained access to a national security contractor’s system for an “extended period of time” and stole a “significant” amount of data last year, the government will reveal today.

    Written by George Nott10 Oct. 17 09:42
  • Queensland business loses $1.9M to cyber scam

    The Queensland Police Financial and Cyber Crime Group is warning small businesses of a scam that has cost one local business $1.9 million.

    Written by Samira Sarraf11 Sept. 17 05:15
  • ASD gets clearance to fight offshore cyber crooks

    The government has given the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) the go-ahead use its ‘offensive cyber capabilities’ to fight offshore cyber crooks.

    Written by Byron Connolly30 June 17 16:37
  • 14 steps to avoid WannaCry ransomware attack: ICIT

    ​In the wake of the global WannaCry ransomware attack, the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) has released a 14-point plan that calls on organisations to practice comprehensive cyber-hygiene, and modernise systems and applications to limit reliance on out-of-support programs.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien17 May 17 12:09
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  • Why Israel could be the next cybersecurity world power

    There are plenty of cities in the U.S. that want to lay claim to becoming the "next" Silicon Valley, but a dusty desert town in the south of Israel called Beersheva might actually have a shot at becoming something more modest, and more focused. They want to be the first place you think about when it comes to cybersecurity research, education, and innovation. If things go right there, it may well happen.

    Written by David Strom11 March 15 07:24
  • Hack victims urged to share the gory details

    It may be difficult to remember now, but not too long ago, cyberattacks rarely made headlines in mainstream news. That's not to say that these advanced persistent threats, sometimes state-sponsored or the product of organized crime, were uncommon. On the contrary, they were booming. It was just that few people liked to talk about them.

    Written by Colin Neagle12 Sept. 13 16:25

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  • Getting Started with DMARC

    The cost of Business Email Compromise (BEC), and Impostor email has risen to $5.3B and is impacting employees, business partners and customers of organisations around the world. In order to protect all the groups that are targeted by BEC requires deep visibility into email, and the expertise to build and deploy email authentication policy. Proofpoint Email Fraud Defense (EFD) is designed to block criminals that spoof your trusted domains to trick victims, both inside and outside of your organisation, into sending money and other sensitive information to the attacker. The DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting & Conformance) standard is the most powerful weapon to date in the fight against phishing and spoofing. In this guide, you will learn: What DMARC is and how it works The benefits of DMARC Key stats and success stories Step-by-step implementation instructions

  • Business Email Compromise Survival Infographic

  • 5 Tips to Defend Against Malicious Insiders

  • Why Technology Supply Chain Resiliency Matters

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