cyber-security

Ransomware gang REvil forced offline in multi-country operation

Ransomware gang REvil forced offline in multi-country operation

Coordinated takedown by US gov, allies.
Oct 22 2021 12:33PM
Service NSW deploys secure data transfer app after phishing attack

Service NSW deploys secure data transfer app after phishing attack

Builds solution in-house.
Oct 19 2021 6:35AM
US Treasury puts crypto industry on notice over rising ransomware attacks

US Treasury puts crypto industry on notice over rising ransomware attacks

Payments climb to $795 million in first six months.
Oct 18 2021 6:45AM
Tech giants say gov cyber incident intervention powers 'unworkable'

Tech giants say gov cyber incident intervention powers 'unworkable'

Will create 'troubling global precedent'.
Oct 15 2021 12:40PM
ACSC offers free protective DNS service to federal, state gov agencies

ACSC offers free protective DNS service to federal, state gov agencies

AUPDNS to automatically block high-risk traffic.
Oct 14 2021 2:53PM
Government plans mandatory reporting, new offences for ransomware crackdown

Government plans mandatory reporting, new offences for ransomware crackdown

Outlines legislative reforms under new plan.
Oct 13 2021 10:54AM
AWS cautions gov against rushing in more cyber security regulations

AWS cautions gov against rushing in more cyber security regulations

Before suite of existing reforms have had the chance to mature.
Oct 11 2021 6:29AM
ACT govt invests $40m in digital services, cyber security and analytics

ACT govt invests $40m in digital services, cyber security and analytics

Continues existing programs as part of Covid-19 recovery.
Oct 7 2021 4:16PM
Govt cyber incident intervention powers likely to be rushed in

Govt cyber incident intervention powers likely to be rushed in

Impacting 'critical infrastructure' industries.
Sep 30 2021 7:05AM
NSW govt rejects call to move Cyber Security NSW

NSW govt rejects call to move Cyber Security NSW

Will remain in Customer Service cluster.
Sep 28 2021 6:55AM
Cyber security incidents now having 'substantial' impact more often: ACSC

Cyber security incidents now having 'substantial' impact more often: ACSC

2021 threat report finds nature of incidents worsening.
Sep 15 2021 11:37AM
Australia's insurers, banks alarmed at having to pay victims for data breaches

Australia's insurers, banks alarmed at having to pay victims for data breaches

Under proposal aired by Home Affairs in July.
Sep 2 2021 11:59AM
Melbourne's Stonnington council hit by suspected cyber attack

Melbourne's Stonnington council hit by suspected cyber attack

Forced to shut down systems after 'infiltration'.
Aug 31 2021 6:44PM
Vicinity Centres creates head of cyber security position

Vicinity Centres creates head of cyber security position

Sharpens its digital focus.
Aug 30 2021 12:55PM
Service NSW rolls out MFA to 95 percent of externally-facing systems

Service NSW rolls out MFA to 95 percent of externally-facing systems

Prompted by 2020 phishing attack that impacted 103,000 customers.
Aug 27 2021 6:50AM
Oxfam Australia creates CDO role after data breach

Oxfam Australia creates CDO role after data breach

Exec will take charge of cyber security.
Aug 20 2021 1:43PM
Labor reintroduces ransomware bill in the senate

Labor reintroduces ransomware bill in the senate

Accuses govt of putting off debate.
Aug 12 2021 12:59PM
Two US senators want to target ransomware by sanctioning nations that allow it

Two US senators want to target ransomware by sanctioning nations that allow it

As part of Sanction and Stop Ransomware Act.
Aug 6 2021 6:54AM
Toll Group justifies ASD engagement times following ransomware attacks

Toll Group justifies ASD engagement times following ransomware attacks

Says it was preoccupied with the incident response.
Aug 2 2021 6:41PM
University of South Australia creates CISO role

University of South Australia creates CISO role

Looks to strengthen its cyber security.
Aug 2 2021 6:55AM

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