Malicious and criminal attacks were the cause of 59% of data breaches in the last three months, according the latest reported figures.
The Australian National University has been working with intelligence agencies to minimise the impact of a cyber attack on its systems.
Universities are uniquely placed to ensure that those who manage security of networks and data work closely with those who research and study the same problem.
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are up 16% in the last year.
A new report highlights the worrying trends confronting security professionals – from more sophisticated hacking methods to hack-for-hire products and targeted attacks on tourism websites.
The growing global market in cyber crime is projected to hit US$6 trillion by 2021.
Cyber deterrence is based on outdated ideas developed during the Cold War, but with cyber crime projected to hit US$6 trillion by 2021, cyber security requires new approaches.
We are seeing a power play which has set Peter Dutton and Julie Bishop at odds.
The fine distinction between expanding ASD powers but it not collecting intelligence on Australians is where the confusion lies, and that will need to be carefully laid out.
Hackers can interfere with everyday efforts to keep the lights on.
It's easier to see how customers benefit from increased grid security than it is to justify making them pay for it.
The government’s Defence Export Strategy aims to make Australia a world leader in arms exports.
The government wants Australia to grow defence exports 800% by 2028. Investing in the cyber industry may be the only way to get there.
But despite the UK's alarmist tone on the incoming NIS directive, it's not just about the hefty £17m fines.
Chips from the biggest chipmakers – Intel, AMD and ARM – all contain serious security flaws.
Cyber attacks have the potential to cause economic disruption, coerce changes in political behaviour and subvert systems of governance.
Cyber security has dominated international affairs in 2017, with the US election hack as one of the main stories. The ongoing investigation shows that cyber attacks can subvert systems of governance.
We want your data.
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The rate at which valuable identity information is flying out of the control of firms is alarming -- more than 3,500 records per minute.
There’s a global war going on, and a global arms race to go with it. It’s not a race for physical weapons, it’s a race to develop cyber weapons of psychological, emotional, financial and infrastructure attack.
Hostile foreign powers and even tech companies are not attacking us with bullets and bombs; they're doing it with bits and bytes. It's Cyber Security Awareness Month, so what to do about the third world war being waged in cyberspace?
The way we talk about cyberspace may make us more vulnerable to hacking.
Cars are effectively becoming computers on wheels – and very attractive to cyber criminals.
People participate in a Pyongyang mass rally held at Kim Il-sung Square.
Reports of North Korea's capability of firing nuclear weapons are not the only serious threat to global security. North Korea has also become an aggressive cyber power.
Online frauds on credit cards are on the rise especially during holidays.
Cyber financial crime is on the rise globally. Here's how you can stay safe.
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Small businesses are the forgotten casualties of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack.
‘No, I absolutely do not wish to change my password, thanks.’
If security advice from government agencies doesn't ring true, customers won't take it – which puts us all at risk.
The solider of Tallinin, a bronze statue that triggered the first recognised cyber attack.
A decade after the first coordinated cyber attack, the players might be the same, but cyber operations have changed dramatically.
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When it comes to smart vibrators, be sure to use data protection.