Tag: infosec

Australian Govt rolls out cybercrime reporting site 
By John Hilvert | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
ACORN pitched as 'national policing initiative'.
 
Sony Pictures suffers network outage after apparent hack 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Company data may have been stolen.
 
US State Department shuts down email system after hack 
Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Latest in a campaign by unknown attackers.
 
Getting tricked into playing social roulette 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Defences against social engineering are failing.
 
Largest Microsoft 'patch Wednesday' coming this week 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sixteen flaws patched in biggest update collection this year.
 
Govt agencies struggle to keep up with patching load 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
"I have never seen anything like it," says DHS CIO.
 
Drupal warns of mass SQL injection website hacks 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
As platform becomes the Australian Government standard.
 
Apple dumps SSL 3.0 for push notifications after POODLE 
 
Staples investigates suspected credit card breach 
Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
North-east US outlets look to be affected.
 
Photos: AISA National Conference 2014 
Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Highlight's from Australia's volunteer-run information security event.
 
Telstra to buy managed network specialist Bridge Point 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Latest acquisition bolsters NAS unit.
 
Vic Govt agencies failing to patch, monitor access controls 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Auditor-General calls on CIOs to focus on security.
 
Russian hackers use Windows zero-day to spy on NATO, EU 
By Jim Finkle | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
SandWorm Team active for five years.
 
JPMorgan to double infosec spending to $570m after hack 
 
Foiling hackers with a virtual perimeter 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Security defined perimeters show promise.
 
Tax office on the hunt for new infosec chief 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
To contribute to 'technology transformation'.
 
Barclays Bank to adopt vein-scanner authentication 
By Steve Slater | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
To stem the tide of bank fraud.
 
PlayStation Network taken out by DoS attack 
Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims hack linked to airline security scare.
 
UPS reveals data breach across 51 US stores 
Aug 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
User details compromised.
 
State government cyber defences “patchy” says ASD chief 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Four mitigation strategies prevent 85 percent of intrusions.
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Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







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Your bank
  38%
 
Your insurance company
  4%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  20%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  15%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  5%
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