Tag: infosec

IT workarounds threaten privacy of children in care: Qld Auditor 
 
Comms, AFP cyber defences under scrutiny 
By Paris Cowan | May 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
National auditor kicks off new security checks.
 
Chinese security vendor caught cheating in AV test 
By Juha Saarinen | May 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
Qihoo 360 loses certifications.
 
Code audit finds over 25,000 vulnerable apps in iTunes 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Bug in SSL library makes eavesdropping easy.
 
Australia's infosec industry wants mandatory baseline security controls  
 
China suspends invasive cyber security rules 
Apr 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Domestic banks push back against shift to local tech.
 
International police bring down Beebone botnet 
 
Tassie agencies refuse to adopt ASD infosec protections 
By Paris Cowan | Mar 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hit back at Auditor-General's criticisms.
 
Brandis reveals data retention will cost telcos $4 per user 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Details estimated cost for ongoing operation of scheme.
 
Infosec firms go public as data breaches grow 
Mar 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cyber IPO pipeline gets bigger.
 
Target US agrees to pay $13m to settle data breach lawsuit 
Mar 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fallout from theft of customer details.
 
Govt's new ACORN system to be revamped 
By John Hilvert | Mar 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Lacklustre response triggers overhaul just months after launch.
 
SAP denies building backdoors for NSA 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Says it doesn't customise for specific clients.
 
Mass interception of email lawful, UK parliamentary committee finds 
By Michael Holden | Mar 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Thousands of emails a day captured, but only a few are read.
 
Infosec industry splits into political lines in the hunt for spies 
Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
To stop all hackers or only those not on home soil?
 
CIA restructures to focus on cyber ops 
Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Mass overhaul to provide new direction.
 
Pentagon to hire 3000 hackers 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Seeks to fully staff US Cyber Command.
 
Westpac CISO urges united front on cyber security intel 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Collaboration agenda encouraged in federal review.
 
Russia to update national IT security stategy 
By Eugene Gerden | Mar 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Reacts to current tension.
 
Anthem hack fallout expands to non-customers 
Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Nearly 19 million more potential victims of data theft.
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