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.

Cisco wants option to contest decryption notices in court

Cisco wants option to contest decryption notices in court

Unhappy with options for "good faith" disputes.
Oct 19 2018 1:57PM
Australia's encryption-busting bill also after PINs, passwords

Australia's encryption-busting bill also after PINs, passwords

Home Affairs proposes simpler mechanism to get at data.
Oct 19 2018 11:09AM
Hackers launch malware attacks on energy and transport companies

Hackers launch malware attacks on energy and transport companies

GreyEnergy linked to Russia's GRU military intelligence.
Oct 18 2018 6:32AM
Virtual graphics cards create critical VMware risk

Virtual graphics cards create critical VMware risk

Guest-host escape on vSphere and desktop hypervisors.
Oct 17 2018 10:09AM
Visa to stop Australian online merchants from storing credit card numbers

Visa to stop Australian online merchants from storing credit card numbers

Store checkouts to be issued with tokens to thwart breaches.
Oct 17 2018 6:58AM
IBM puts tactical cybersecurity centre into a truck

IBM puts tactical cybersecurity centre into a truck

Takes training and response rig on the road.
Oct 16 2018 12:00PM
Mozilla warns decryption laws will break open source

Mozilla warns decryption laws will break open source

And cause users to distrust automatic updates.
Oct 16 2018 6:25AM
EU seeks hacker asset freeze powers

EU seeks hacker asset freeze powers

Not aimed at just Russians, says minister.
Oct 16 2018 6:06AM
US military weapons systems found to have vulnerabilities

US military weapons systems found to have vulnerabilities

Department of Defence "did not prioritise weapon system security", claims report.
Oct 15 2018 4:22PM
Apple says decryption should 'alarm every Australian'

Apple says decryption should 'alarm every Australian'

The security weaknesses and spying it could be forced to do.
Oct 13 2018 10:49PM
Cisco says crypto bill will create backdoors

Cisco says crypto bill will create backdoors

And mean it has to break a promise to never allow surveillance.
Oct 13 2018 9:30AM
Hackers stole details of 29 million users in Facebook breach

Hackers stole details of 29 million users in Facebook breach

Attackers used program to harvest data from accounts.
Oct 13 2018 6:56AM
MIT 'net policy wonks say decryption bill is unworkable

MIT 'net policy wonks say decryption bill is unworkable

Disputes feasibility of encryption access without security risks.
Oct 12 2018 9:50AM
Home Affairs says crypto-busting preferable to buying greyhat cracks

Home Affairs says crypto-busting preferable to buying greyhat cracks

Puts rules around use of encryption keys, judicial review.
Oct 11 2018 9:26PM
Optus snaps up infosec firm Hivint

Optus snaps up infosec firm Hivint

Three year old consultancy bought out.
Oct 11 2018 5:32PM
Google's G Suite adds threat alerts

Google's G Suite adds threat alerts

Govt hack attack warnings on by default.
Oct 11 2018 11:35AM
WhatsApp fixes video call security bug

WhatsApp fixes video call security bug

Bug required just two keystrokes to activate.
Oct 11 2018 6:03AM
Salesforce, Kaspersky mobilise against Australia's decryption bill

Salesforce, Kaspersky mobilise against Australia's decryption bill

Fear it will undermine trust in products.
Oct 10 2018 11:38AM
Australia's intelligence overseer frets decryption abuse

Australia's intelligence overseer frets decryption abuse

Powerful immunities, negotiable backdoors.
Oct 10 2018 11:13AM
Google+ social network killed after data leak bug found

Google+ social network killed after data leak bug found

Up to half a million accounts potentially affected.
Oct 9 2018 5:41AM

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