Nigeria’s cybercrime has been rated the third worst in the world primarily for ‘419’ fraud occurrences but the term encompasses a wide range of crimes, some more common in western nations.
This is election year for several African countries and there's a need to ensure social media isn't used to incite violence. But can governments be prevented from restricting citizens’ rights?
Information warfare is a clear and present danger.
The darknet, like the open internet, is not immune from illegal activity. But many darknet users are there in search of 'hacker ethics' values such as privacy and free speech.
The deep and dark web can be a scary place, but modern open-source technologies funded by the Defense Department can help explore it.
The biggest cyber security concern for many Tanzanians is the risk of inadvertently becoming a perpetrator of politically-defined cybercrime, rather than becoming a victim
The recent cyber attack on the Dyn infrastructure shows why the internet of things poses a risk to us all.
LinkedIn, MySpace, Yahoo: Why does it take such a long time for companies to disclose that they have been hacked?
By 2020, the cybersecurity industry will need 1.5 million more workers than will be qualified for jobs. What's the solution? Getting high school and college students excited about the industry.
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield told Q&A that the Children’s eSafety Commissioner has investigated 11,000 cases of cyberbullying and can fine social media firms $17,000 a day. Is that true?
Telling girls and young women to 'be careful what images you share' contributes to the shaming and humiliation of victims by placing the responsibility back onto them for their own humiliation.
As governments look to new ways to step up surveillance, hackers find new ways to subvert it. Is there a way to end this cat and mouse game, described as a crypto-war?
Online fraud is now the most common type of crime, so what should the police and tech firms do to put a stop to these often invisible attacks.
The US and the UK realise the urgent need for serious investment in cybersecurity. So why is the Australian government taking the issue so lightly?
If a computer search would qualify for a warrant if its whereabouts were known, why should simply hiding its location make it legally unsearchable?
Imagining possible futures can help us plan a secure information technology environment for the years to come.
We still haven't worked out if cyber security spending is delivering results.
Australia has some way to travel before it graduates to a coherent national cyber security strategy.
The Australian Government's Cyber Security Strategy appears to be a mixed bag when it comes to protecting your personal information.
Cyber security is now a priority for the government, with $230 million committed to its new Cyber Security Strategy. But is it enough?