Conseal unveils cloud-USB security 
By SC Australia Staff | Feb 18, 2011 | Comment Now 
Wipe sensitive content from removable media devices.
 
IBM unleashes virus on AusCERT delegates 
By Nate Cochrane | May 21, 2010 | Comment Now 
Malware-infected USB key the culprit.
 
Aussie enterprises losing sensitive data: report  
By Negar Salek | Jun 3, 2008 | Comment Now 
Organisations are frequently disciplining and even terminating employees for breaching enterprise email security policies and leaking sensitive data, according to the results ...
 
Data breaches in 2007, will bring action in 2008 
By Ian Castle | Feb 15, 2008 | Comment Now 
After last year's big breaches, new laws on handling confidential data won't be far off, so get ready now.
 
Commissioner renews calls for data breach disclosure laws 
Jan 30, 2008 | Comment Now 
Karen Curtis, the Australian Privacy Commissioner has renewed calls for mandatory data breach laws in Australia in a 786-page submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission ...
 
Assess risk and determine encryption needs, urges Privacy Commissioner 
By Negar Salek | Jan 29, 2008 | Comment Now 
Following the UK government’s decision to ban the removal of un-encrypted laptops from government buildings, Australia’s Privacy Commissioner Karen Curtis is urging organisation...
 
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By Frank Washkuch | Jan 29, 2008 | Comment Now 
A Florida woman, fearing she was about to be fired from her job, has been arrested for allegedly deleting seven year's worth of her employer's architectural data.
 
UK blocks government laptops from leaving the building 
By Iain Thomson | Jan 24, 2008 | Comment Now 
The UK government has banned laptops leaving government buildings unless the contents are encrypted.
 
McAfee ties encryption into Total Protection 
By Shaun Nichols | Jan 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
Documents rendered unreadable in the event of a breach or hardware theft.
 
BigFix DLP 1.1 
By Peter Stephenson, | Dec 3, 2007 | Comment Now 
BigFix DLP (data leak prevention) is a full-featured part of the BigFix product suite. It is unique among many of the products in this market in that it does everything at the ...
 
Ponemon study: Cost, loss of customers rising per breach 
By Dan Kaplan | Nov 29, 2007 | Comment Now 
Businesses that experience a data breach are paying more per lost record and are shedding customers at accelerating rates compared to last year, an annual study concludes.
 
Symantec's 2007 review: Data leakage, Vista and spam 
By Negar Salek | Nov 27, 2007 | Comment Now 
Symantec today released its top ten security trends for 2007 listing data leakage, Windows Vista, and spam as the top three dominant security issues.
 
Can Australia survive a UK style data breach? 
By Negar Salek | Nov 26, 2007 | Comment Now 
Australia’s Privacy Commissioner Karen Curtis has warned local government agencies and businesses to adhere closely to the Privacy Act in order to avoid a disastrous UK style ...
 
Self destructing USB key to hit Australian shores 
By Negar Salek | Nov 12, 2007 | Comment Now 
Dubbed the ‘world’s most secure flash key,’ the FBI approved IronKey USB drive is now available to Australian businesses after signing an agreement with local distributor Duo ...
 
ThumbDrive Swipe 
By Jon Tullett | Jan 21, 2005 | Comment Now 
Protected USB storage is a very good idea for keeping mobile data safe. Several USB storage devices are now available with fingerprint scanners to secure data. Trek's ThumbDrive...
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