Security

Highlight's from Australia's volunteer-run information security event.
"Unusual" job share scheme subject to review.
And this time, they are welcome.
 
 
 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants entry through 'front door, not back door'.
 
By Brett Winterford | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Seeks to exchange threat data with telcos, other industries.
 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Detects suspected Chinese cyber intrusion.
 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
0.9.8 end-of-life countdown starts.
 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Auditor-General calls on CIOs to focus on security.
 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Details fix for 'POODLE' attack.
 
By Jim Finkle | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
SandWorm Team active for five years.
 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Cloud storage company denies hack.
 
 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Victoria Police warns of 'significant risk' to police, citizens.
 
 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Will re-issue new digital signature.
 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sentry Eagle program conducted in cooperation with industry.
 
Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Kmart and Dairy Queen stores hit across the United States.
 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Plans separation by end of 2015.
 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Patches on the way for critical infrastructure comms devices.
 
Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Accelerated development of local software included in plan.
 
By Adam Greenberg | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Russian crims target mainly US systems.
 
 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Does not qualify for Bug Bounty awards.
 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ticks off a few compliance items prior to launch.
 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney man charged over $139,000 theft.
 
Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
True extent of data breach finally made public.
 
Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Singapore facility to host 200 staff.
 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Free iPhone 6 promised to first 100 to update details.
 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Dept of Finance-managed websites hit.
 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Rackspace chief exec apologises.
 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Two plead guilty to theft of Xbox source code, US Army software.
 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Greens effort to limit devices fails.
 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ignoring the threat risks breaching the Privacy Act.
 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
iCloud service goes down.
 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Patches out for Mountain Lion and Lion.
 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Lack of independent oversight raises privacy ire.
 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Patched systems remain vulnerable.
 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney servers restart on Wednesday.
 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Says retrieval under Govt proposal will impose massive cost.
 
 
 
 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
First patch for Shellshock may not be a complete fix.
 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Encrypted radio, smart devices required under heightened terror threat.
 
Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pin hopes on improved cooperation with law enforcement.
 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not yet ready for full support.
 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
But researcher not worried about attacks.
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