The hacker who steals your data is just one part of an illicit supply chain featuring producers, wholesalers, distributors and consumers – a black-market industry worth millions of dollars.
Banning cyber ransom payments might help ward off attacks, but there are some cases where organisations feel intense pressure to pay up.
Ahead of 2023 general elections, there are increasing concerns that the current spate of violence in Nigeria, if unchecked, could undermine electoral outcomes.
Caught up in the latest Medibank cybersecurity breach? Not happy with your premiums? Here’s what you need to know about switching health insurer.
Credit checks and international co-operation are crucial when it comes to tracking down cybercriminals.
Canada is well positioned to gain far-reaching economic and social benefits from the rapidly developing quantum industry, but it must act now to secure its success.
Optus made a public announcement about its breach but was not legally required to do so. This needs to change.
This isn’t the first time Australians’ Medicare numbers have been exposed.
Up to 9.8 million Australians have been affected. Here’s what you can do to proactively defend yourself.
Poor cybersecurity awareness and training of users is one reason for the high incidence of successful cyber-attacks in South Africa.
Former Twitter security chief alleges in a whistleblower complaint gross security malpractice, with many employees having access to the social media platform’s code as well as user data.
The Agricultural Internet of Things is making farming more efficient. An information technology expert describes some of the challenges of working with sensors and antennas underground.
Bringing advanced technologies to the ancient practice of farming could help feed the world’s growing population, but it could also open the door for people looking to disrupt the global food system.
Digital traces are already being used as evidence to prosecute people accused of seeking abortions.
Pacific island nations are working to secure their people and infrastructure from cyber attacks.
Between growing scam and hack incidents, global cyber warfare threats, and the increasing connectivity of our systems – keeping Australia’s cyber defences up is of the utmost importance.
Many organisations abide by a “zero trust” rule wherein absolute trust is placed in nothing, apart from a central identity and access management system. But what happens when this system is breached?
An integrative cybersecurity and data protection program will help firms adjust their management protocols and be better prepared for future cybersecurity trends.
Deepfakes — manipulated images of people — can be difficult to distinguish from the real thing, and this has terrifying consequences for democracy.
The social media strategies of many parties and candidates aim to bypass mainstream media to speak directly to voters, but they are often not as sophisticated as is assumed.