The latest malware is designed especially to make small companies pay through the nose for their data.
While shifting cyber safety education beyond privacy is a step in the right direction, teachers already have to contend with an overcrowded curriculum.
University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan talk about the week in politics.
Kenya needs to tread carefully. It must avoid placing the country's security ahead of people's privacy rights.
Both the Coalition and Labor agreed to new laws that will give law enforcement agencies the power to access encrypted systems.
We found hundreds of local council workers willing to give out login details for government systems without realising.
We've no way of knowing if allegations that China implanted secret spying microchips in widely used computers are true.
As a resource-driven economy, Australia is not used to being at the pointy end of supply chains – and it feels as though we are managing risks and benefits of critical infrastructure on the fly.
BA's handling of the latest corporate cyber attack shows a catalogue of missed opportunities.
Researchers used a fax machine that wasn't even connected to the internet to break into a computer network.
A serious security threat was found in popular video game Fortnite's installation method after it bypassed Google's official app store.
A cybersecurity expert offers tips to keep high schoolers safe on mobile devices, computers, games and social media.
Malicious and criminal attacks were the cause of 59% of data breaches in the last three months, according the latest reported figures.
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.
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.
Cyber deterrence is based on outdated ideas developed during the Cold War, but with cyber crime projected to hit US$6 trillion by 2021, cyber security requires new approaches.
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.
It's easier to see how customers benefit from increased grid security than it is to justify making them pay for it.
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.