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Blame culture only makes data breaches worse
“The first lesson is that we need the victim to survive” - it is better to work together to learn from breaches than point the finger and shame.
08 Feb 2019
Expert comment: Latest NDB report shows Aus is being targeted
The OIAC received 262 notifications in the three months, the highest number since the commencement of the NDB scheme.
07 Feb 2019
Businesses worried but complacent about cyber attacks - Aura Infosec
40% of businesses say their employees receive between one and five phishing or ransomware attacks every quarter.
14 Jan 2019
Two top execs’ predictions for cybersecurity in 2019
One Identity and Secureworks executives Alex Tilley and Serkan Cetin have released what they see coming for cybersecurity in 2019.
01 Jan 2019
Exclusive: Three access management learnings from 2018
There was a renewed global response to data security in 2018, placing pressure on organisations to assume more responsibility for the data they hold.
18 Dec 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
GDPR: the new Notifiable Data Breach on the block
Sophos give some GDPR guidelines for Australian organisations.
29 May 2018
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 2018
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 2018