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Local organisations are overwhelmingly confident in the security of their cloud providers but around half have doubts about their own ability to secure data, as is required under the Shared Responsibility Model for cloud. That is according to Trend Micro, which polled 2,565 decision makers in 28 countries for a

Forescout has revealed widespread vulnerabilities affecting millions of devices globally including IoT devisers such as cameras or environmental sensors, building automation systems, industrial control systems, and common IT devices like printers. The results are contained in Forescout’s AMNESIA:33 study. The nature of these vulnerabilities across so many different devices, covering

A sophisticated “hacker for hire” operation is using a strain of malware never before seen to target financial institutions in South East Asia. Discovered by BlackBerry and dubbed “CostaRicto”, the group is part of a growing trend towards outsourcing cybercrime. Blackberry says it has been monitoring CostaRicto for six months,

Internet use surged around the world during the pandemic but the traffic growth is being outstripped by a rise in malicious actors and cyber attacks, according to Akamai. The company, whose servers deliver a large portion of the content on the internet, on Wednesday warned bad actors are being attracted

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More than 93 per cent of organisations employ AI and ML technologies with the leading goal of improving advanced threat detection capabilities, according to a survey by CyberEdge Group and Micro Focus. Furthermore, over  89 per cent of respondents expect to use or acquire a security orchestration and automated response

Nearly one in every six Australian government web sites do not use the standard security protocol for protecting users’ data, researchers have found, with several federal departments failing to properly protect more than a third of their sites. In this week’s Minicast, one of the study’s authors and Executive Director

Nearly one in every six Australian government web sites do not use the standard security protocol for protecting users’ data, researchers have found, with several federal departments failing to properly protect more than a third of their sites. A Security Audit of Australian Government Websites by cyber experts from Macquarie

In this week’s Minicast, a cybersecurity expert warns of the increasingly blurred lines between the traditional cyber threats of espionage and crime. Tim Wellsmore, FireEye director, intelligence and government solutions, Asia Pacific region  says state actors are now also adding financial crimes to their disruption tactics. Which-50’s Minicast publishes each

UNSW and Telstra have co-developed two micro-credentials for cyber security fundamentals and coding to help build staff capabilities as the risk of cybercrime grows. The micro-credentials include: Security Fundamentals, a five-week introductory course on a range of computer security topics. Aimed at those with a technical background or skill set

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Smart home devices and their apps represent a major weak link in the corporate cybersecurity chain as the lines between work and home life increasingly blur, according to Trend Micro research released today. Trend Micro’s “Head in the Clouds” study surveyed more than 13,000 remote workers across 27 countries to