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North Korean criminals behind phishing attack on US power companies
“North Korean actions are consistent with a desire to demonstrate a deterrent capability rather than a prelude to an unprovoked first-strike."
12 Oct 2017
Interview: Know your enemy - MapR talks big data and DDoS prevention
We spoke to Steve Nunez about Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and how big data is helping to fend them off.
10 Oct 2017
Kaon Security & Catapult Software combine expertise for OT customers
Kaon Security has announced a partnership with Catapult Software that will provide security auditing and ICS assessment services across New Zealand.
09 Oct 2017
Dept of Human Services crowned winner of Government's Cyber War Games
The Government Cyber War Games included five teams, two of which were made up of representatives from multiple departments.
03 Oct 2017
Three ways to proactively manage cybersecurity for Aussie businesses
Simon Eid, Splunk A/NZ area vice president talks about how to best approach a proactive cybersecurity plan.
02 Oct 2017
Cybersecurity not just a means of defence but business success too
"I believe that the most successful companies will be the ones which design in security from the start and use it as springboard."
29 Sep 2017
Local finance firms aware of cyber attack dangers, survey finds
User awareness is the biggest challenge local A/NZ firms face in fighting cyber threats, a report from Kaon Security says.
25 Sep 2017
Android 'Toast' overlay vulnerability affects all versions prior to 8.0
Android users are being urged to apply any security patches for their devices, after security researchers discovered a ‘high severity’ vulnerability.
11 Sep 2017
Apache Struts users warned to upgrade now as 'matter of urgency'
The severe vulnerability, CVE-2017-9805, affects all versions of Apache Struts since 2008.
08 Sep 2017
"Good lessons" arise from Singapore business continuity test
Singapore’s financial sector conducted a massive business continuity exercise in order to test response to both cyber and physical attacks last month.
06 Sep 2017
Need for speed: The connection between faster internet and cyber attacks
Could faster internet be one of the major causes why the world is facing more cyber attacks than ever?
01 Sep 2017
Hands-on review: Trend Micro’s Home Network Security simplifies how we get protected from cyber attacks
Protecting your devices from cyber attacks has never been this easy.
24 Aug 2017
Upside-down flag prompts hack against Malaysian websites
The hackers used the words “Bendera Negaraku Bukanlah Mainan”, which loosely translated, means ‘my country’s flag is not a toy’.
22 Aug 2017
Enterprise concerns driving Australian information security spend to $2.8b
Australian information security spend is expected to climb to $2.8b this year, with enterprise security services a key market.
17 Aug 2017
Ingram Micro NZ ramps up Fortinet team; adds new regional workshops
Ingram Micro NZ has bulked up its Fortinet practise and added new outreach offerings to help resellers overcome security talent shortages.
17 Aug 2017
Why DDoS attacks show no signs of slowing down
The scale of devastation can have a lot to do with how attackers use resources, such as IoT devices, to launch wide-scale attacks.
16 Aug 2017
NZTech chief: CERT NZ's cybersecurity report is the tip of a much bigger iceberg
“This sharing of information is one of the best ways to reduce vulnerabilities as a country. But their figures are just the tip of the iceberg.”
14 Aug 2017
364 incidents in just three months: CERT NZ reports from the cybersecurity frontline
New Zealanders have reported 364 cybersecurity incidents in just three months, costing us upwards of $730,000.
10 Aug 2017
Palo Alto Networks: Australia is resilient but overconfident about cybersecurity abilities
36% of respondents lost at least $130,000 in data breaches in 2015-2016, and 40% have lost money in the last year alone.
01 Aug 2017
Securing your unified communications: Three key considerations
Surprisingly, attacks against unified communications (UC) are some of the fastest growing and most misunderstood threats organizations face today.
31 Jul 2017
Staying ahead of the curve: Who benefits from cyber attacks?
General sentiment at present posits that reaching total protection is an illusion, says Phillipe Very.
24 Jul 2017
Security expert shares tips to help SMEs fight off cyber attacks
With high-profile firms in the headlines, does it mean that SMEs face even greater risk? And if it does, what can the smaller entities do about it?
21 Jul 2017
Lloyds report asserts global cyber attack could cost up to £40.5 billion
A recently released report from Lloyd’s of London has revealed just how powerful and incredibly destructive a global cyber attack could be.
18 Jul 2017