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  • 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
  • ​IBM appoints top cop to stop cyber crims

    IBM has launched a National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to be led by former AFP national manager of intelligence, Kevin Zuccato.

    Written by George Nott28 June 16 14:15
  • NSW TrainLink suffers security breach

    ​Transport for NSW’s online booking system was hacked on Friday, potentially capturing customer payment details, the agency said.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner30 May 16 10:28
  • Australia an economic crime ‘hotspot’: PwC

    A new survey paints a gloomy picture for Australian organisations, which were found to experience cybercrime at double the global rate, with 65 per cent attacked in the last 24 months compared to 32 per cent globally.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien18 May 16 14:26
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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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