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Interview: RedShield's lowdown on TLS, DDoS & why breach legislation is good for everyone
“What you have is enough companies that don’t have mitigation service providers in place that still make the attacker’s job fairly easy."
01 Mar 2017
CyberArk talks credential privileges, data breach laws and the 'sprint method'
“I would like to emphasise that companies need to behave as if they have just been breached."
28 Feb 2017
Cybercrime is the ‘new normal’ and organisations must adapt, says RSM Australia
“With the Australian Crime Commission estimating annual direct cost of cyber crime to Australia being in excess of $1 billion, businesses must adapt."
27 Feb 2017
Australia catches up: Mandatory data breach reporting bill finally reaches Senate
Australia is finally seeing progression on the mandatory data breach notification laws, as the bill passed the House of Representatives last week.
13 Feb 2017
Interview: Has Gemalto found a flaw in your data encryption strategy?
Gemalto is on the front line when it comes to security encryption. Unfortunately security managers in IT far falling behind in the backblocks.
07 Feb 2017
Consumers ready to blame organisations for data breaches, report finds
"The modern-day consumer is all about convenience and they expect businesses to provide this, while also keeping their data safe."
27 Jan 2017
Protect your data at all costs, if this latest scandal is anything to go by
“By implementing these type of technologies, Showpo could have avoided a breach and the implications it will have on the organisation’s reputation.”
17 Jan 2017
How businesses can avoid data integrity breaches
"Today, we’re starting to see more and more evidence that the stolen data is being altered before transition, effecting all elements of operations."
11 Jan 2017
Yahoo's 1bn user data breach: Everything you should know
"No one should have faith in Yahoo at this point and might very well affect the $4.8 billion Verizon deal.”
16 Dec 2016
Organisations 'not doing enough' to prevent data breaches
Up-to-date security systems, usable security, and awareness on how to deal with threats and social engineering are needed.
01 Dec 2016
BT: It’s not just cyber criminals who will compromise your valuable data
It may be a cliché but it can’t be said enough: where security breaches are concerned, it’s not if but when.
28 Nov 2016
Yahoo data breach: Gemalto, Digital Shadows and TeleSign experts chime in
Gemalto called 2014 'the year of mega breaches'. Digital Shadows comments on breach severity factors. TeleSign recommends two-factor authentication.
28 Sep 2016
Spark says 130,000 Xtra customers affected by Yahoo data breach
Spark warns that130,000 customers have potentially been put at risk by the massive Yahoo data breach - around 15% of all Xtra customers.
27 Sep 2016
Dropbox's massive 68 million password breach prompts warning about account security
Dropbox customers, change your passwords now, especially if you joined in 2012. 68 million passwords have been hashed and salted, but not used - yet.
08 Sep 2016
Concerning majority of Australian organisations vulnerable to data threats
A worrying amount of Australian organisations are vulnerable to data threats, according to new research from Vormetric and 451 Research.
16 Aug 2016
BHSI & Symantec team up to provide enterprise cyber liability insurance
BHSI and Symantec are teaming up to provide cyber liability insurance to enterprise policyholders who want cover in breach emergencies.
02 Aug 2016
Law firm warns Australian firms: Get your data breach protection toolkit ready now
"Breach notification also means that cyber breaches could now be very public events that can result in private litigation, reputation and brand harm."
25 Jul 2016
Singapore businesses ignorant about the real cost of cyber breaches
Singapore businesses will find themselves in dire situations if the continue to pay lip service to data protection, a new survey by EMC reports.
05 Jul 2016
Acer suffers US data breach, extent of damage unknown
Taiwanese tech giant Acer recently suffered a massive data breach that has potentially affected 34,500 of its US customers.
27 Jun 2016
Cost of a data breach for Australian organisations? $2.64 million
IBM and Ponemon Institute released 'Cost of a Data Breach' report. Australian results show that the average cost of a data breach is $2.64 million.
16 Jun 2016
John Key's $22m cyber security announcement: Industry insider opinion
Key recently announced a $22 million fund to go towards setting up a national security agency - here is an industry insider opinion.
11 May 2016
The key to deterring cyber crims? Make an attack not worth their time
"Increasing the cost of an attack by forcing hackers to create new methods when they attempt to breach a system, will reduce the number of attacks."
05 May 2016
Companies fear data breaches caused by compromised credentials
“Even systems supposed to be secure can be often easily penetrated via misused credentials."
02 May 2016
Compromised credentials a leading point of attack in data breaches
“We hope that these findings will encourage organisations to leverage single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, mobile and Mac management."
22 Apr 2016