Spotlight on Cyber Security Spotlight on Cyber Security

Most infosec leaders agree that traditional security methods, on their own, are no longer enough to combat advanced new threats. But what new techniques and strategies are they using? What lessons have they learnt from breaches?

iTnews will provide some answers to these questions in our Spotlight on Cyber Security, coinciding with the Australian Information Security Association’s national conference on 10-12 October.

US govt orders security measures for DNS hijack emergency

US govt orders security measures for DNS hijack emergency

Iran blamed for "almost unprecedented scale" attacks compromising web and email traffic.
Jan 23 2019 10:39AM
NSW govt CISO bound for Human Services

NSW govt CISO bound for Human Services

Maria Milosavljevic announces departure.
Jan 23 2019 10:32AM
ATO calls for secure internet gateway replacement

ATO calls for secure internet gateway replacement

Wants flexible successor to support agency's future state.
Jan 22 2019 11:59AM
Free Android VPN apps malware-ridden privacy threats

Free Android VPN apps malware-ridden privacy threats

150 free apps tested.
Jan 22 2019 11:55AM
When Bankwest's female tech staff are told "girls don't hack", this is what they do...

When Bankwest's female tech staff are told "girls don't hack", this is what they do...

Opinion: Attitudes towards women in IT security need to change for the better, argues Bankwest head of Everyday Banking, Lou Tovey.
Jan 21 2019 6:20PM
Australia to harden GPS infrastructure cyber defences

Australia to harden GPS infrastructure cyber defences

Wants to address risks with $161m augmentation project.
Jan 18 2019 4:45PM
US .gov sites dropping like flies as certs expire

US .gov sites dropping like flies as certs expire

Scuppered by government shutdown.
Jan 17 2019 7:16AM
AusTender becomes latest bait for phishers

AusTender becomes latest bait for phishers

Fake registration requests pushed to government suppliers.
Jan 15 2019 12:05PM
Free government decryption keys save ransomware victims millions

Free government decryption keys save ransomware victims millions

But most don't benefit from such good fortune.
Jan 14 2019 4:15PM
Hardware keys needed to beat phishing: researcher

Hardware keys needed to beat phishing: researcher

Free Modlishka 2FA stealing tool published.
Jan 14 2019 12:38PM
Poland could ban Huawei products after employee arrest

Poland could ban Huawei products after employee arrest

Official arrested over spying allegations.
Jan 14 2019 7:30AM
Fisheries Qld blames bad update for password 'fault'

Fisheries Qld blames bad update for password 'fault'

Allowed fisherman to get into any account.
Jan 11 2019 6:51PM
Yet another Qld cop charged with hacking

Yet another Qld cop charged with hacking

One of four to face charges since December.
Jan 11 2019 10:35AM
Hotel chain Hyatt sets up bug bounty program

Hotel chain Hyatt sets up bug bounty program

Critical vulnerability finds pay US$4000.
Jan 10 2019 11:50AM
First National Real Estate has job applicant data exposed online

First National Real Estate has job applicant data exposed online

CVs and cover letters published.
Jan 8 2019 3:20PM
Aussie electoral systems get 24x7 monitoring for 2019 election

Aussie electoral systems get 24x7 monitoring for 2019 election

Security operations centre to detect cyber threats.
Jan 8 2019 9:10AM
Hack spam sent via Australian hazard alert service

Hack spam sent via Australian hazard alert service

Compromised login credentials used to gain access.
Jan 7 2019 1:36PM
Starwood hack exposed 5.25m unencrypted passport numbers

Starwood hack exposed 5.25m unencrypted passport numbers

Owner Marriott provides forensics update.
Jan 7 2019 11:20AM
German politicians hit by massive data breach

German politicians hit by massive data breach

Obtained through "wrongful use of log-in information".
Jan 5 2019 9:00AM
Microsoft opens more security features to O365 E3 users

Microsoft opens more security features to O365 E3 users

Through two new subscription offers.
Jan 3 2019 12:15PM

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