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Security professionals have their hands full battling to stay ahead of the latest cyber threat. What are the best methods to deter cyber miscreants and detect today's evolving threats?

During the next two weeks, iTnews will be exploring the most up-to-date security news concerning patches, breaches and CISO’s savvy approaches.

We’ll also be reporting directly from AusCERT’s information security conference on the Gold Coast.

 'Zombie' network protocols become DDoS threats

'Zombie' network protocols become DDoS threats

Attackers won't let RIPv1 rest in peace.
Jul 3 2015 9:13AM
Cisco plugs default SSH key security hole

Cisco plugs default SSH key security hole

Remote attackers could connect with superuser privileges.
Jun 29 2015 6:12AM
Facebook poaches Yahoo security boss

Facebook poaches Yahoo security boss

Outspoken CSO Alex Stamos jumps ship.
Jun 26 2015 6:35AM
Blackshades RAT coder handed stiff prison sentence

Blackshades RAT coder handed stiff prison sentence

Spyware co-creator given 57 months by US court.
Jun 25 2015 8:53AM
DDoS attack grounds Poland's national airline

DDoS attack grounds Poland's national airline

Could happen to other carriers, chief exec warns.
Jun 23 2015 6:55AM
Samsung promises patches for serious keyboard security hole

Samsung promises patches for serious keyboard security hole

Knox security policy and firmware updates coming up.
Jun 19 2015 10:05AM
Researchers poke huge holes in OS X, iOS app security

Researchers poke huge holes in OS X, iOS app security

Inter-app and OS trust model found to be flawed.
Jun 18 2015 5:16AM
Credentials manager LastPass hacked

Credentials manager LastPass hacked

Users asked to verify accounts, change passwords.
Jun 16 2015 4:56AM
US govt HR office data leak sparks blackmail fears

US govt HR office data leak sparks blackmail fears

Hackers may have nabbed staff security clearance data in second breach.
Jun 15 2015 2:35AM
OpenSSL patches Logjam vulnerability

OpenSSL patches Logjam vulnerability

Users advised to upgrade.
Jun 12 2015 6:21AM
White House mandates HTTPS-only govt websites

White House mandates HTTPS-only govt websites

While struggling to implement SSL/TLS properly.
Jun 10 2015 10:03AM
Massive US data breach exposes 4 million govt workers

Massive US data breach exposes 4 million govt workers

Blamed on foreign entity.
Jun 5 2015 9:13AM
Superpartners wins SC Benchmark Awards

Superpartners wins SC Benchmark Awards

Darren Simpson crowned CISO of the year for 2015.
Jun 5 2015 12:12AM
A matter of continual trust

A matter of continual trust

Business continuity and security can be driven externally.
Jun 4 2015 11:16AM
Tackling the human problem of security

Tackling the human problem of security

How security became a business enabler at Telstra.
Jun 2 2015 3:47PM
Don’t be doomed to repeat the past

Don’t be doomed to repeat the past

[Blog post] Open standards help with past mistakes.
Jun 2 2015 2:30PM
AISA seeks first chief executive

AISA seeks first chief executive

Strong membership growth drives creation of new role.
Jun 2 2015 9:08AM
Ransomware author recants, posts decryption keys

Ransomware author recants, posts decryption keys

Locker creator says sorry.
Jun 1 2015 5:25PM
Keeping up with the bad guys

Keeping up with the bad guys

How Carsales manages conflicting security and customer convenience demands.
Jun 1 2015 3:45PM
US deployed Stuxnet-style attack against North Korea

US deployed Stuxnet-style attack against North Korea

Foiled by low penetration of the internet.
May 31 2015 2:37PM

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