Tag: infosec

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.
 
Russian politician's son denied bail over alleged hack 
Aug 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Case continues to sour international relations.
 
'Epic Turla' hack infiltrates govts, spy agencies 
By Jim Finkle | Aug 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Are the Russians behind it?
 
Privacy Commissioner details 'reasonable steps' for data security 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
How to stay on the right side of the Privacy Act.
 
Computers remain exposed to boot-up vulnerability 
By Joseph Menn | Aug 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Manufacturers failing to heed security warnings.
 
UK passes controversial data retention bill 
By Steve Gold | Jul 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telcos forced to store user data for a year.
 
Medical records discovered in garden shed after robbery 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner not impressed.
 
Queensland Govt information security goes backwards 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Auditor finds system controls lacking.
 
US arrests Russian politician's son over hacking theft 
 
Your Say: Setting the agenda for the State of IT 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] We have judged governments across the country, now you judge us.
 
US Govt asks energy firms to check systems after attacks 
Jul 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
'Energetic Bear' group disrupts control systems.
 
Goldman Sachs wants Google to delete email after leak 
 
China freezes out US in joint cyber crime efforts 
Jun 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Efforts stall after US charges Chinese with hacking.
 
Cupid Media found culpable for password data breach 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Passwords stored as plain text.
 
NSW Police Minister considers proposal to license IT security providers 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Infosec professionals unimpressed.
 
Nokia paid extortionist millions for stolen encryption keys 
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