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Australian companies struggling to fill cybersecurity positions

Faced with constant reports of serious breaches and an increasing need to secure critical data and systems, many Australian businesses are finding it almost impossible to hire sufficient cybersecurity professionals. Competitive...

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Counter-hacking: Globally offensive, or worth a go?

Cybersecurity budgets in Asia are growing fast – more than 25% per annum in China, and around 20% per annum in parts of South-East Asia. And that’s a welcome sign, because the array and volume of threats faced by businesses both...

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How machine learning can secure corporate data in the Cloud

As organisations move growing volumes of data to the cloud, cyber security strategies need to be augmented with next-generation machine learning technologies in order to boost threat-protection capabilities. The shift to...


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Magecart-related arrests made in Indonesia

The three individuals arrested represent only a small portion of the Magecart web-skimming group, but the investigation is ongoing.

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Why manipulation campaigns are the biggest threat facing the 2020 election

This era of political espionage is rooted in manipulative ads, fake news articles and other forms of digital content. It's one of the nation’s greatest threats, especially as we approach the 2020 presidential election.

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Cybersecurity Snippets

5 ways to cope with the cybersecurity skills shortage (that don't involve hiring)

Unable to hire their way out of cybersecurity staffing problems, CISOs are turning to process automation, advanced analytics, and third-party services, among other methods.

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Closing the security gap in OT/IT convergence

End-to-end security between converging information technology and operational technology worlds is imperative, but technical and cultural differences separate them. Here’s how to close the gap.

Citrix races out more patches to fix critical bug, plus a free detection tool

The detection tool however won’t detect all compromises.

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Insecure configurations expose GE Healthcare devices to attacks

The six high-risk vulnerabilities result from hard-coded or no credentials in remote access software and the use of outdated applications.

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How the Tour de France secures its broadcast from disruption

Few sporting events have the scale and logistics challenges that the Tour de France presents. Event organizer ASO uses the cloud and tight physical security to avoid cyberattacks and broadcast integrity.


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What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.

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Safeguarding essential infrastructure from attacks in a digitised world: why Australian utilities need to put cyber-security on the agenda in 2020

The extraordinary life of operational infrastructure in utilities means that many devices that were never designed to be accessible from an IP network are now vulnerable to external attacks And even new systems like the Siemens...

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Microsoft accidentally exposed 250 million customer support records online

Even Microsoft isn’t immune to security blunders due to misconfigured databases.  Microsoft today revealed it had briefly exposed its internal customer support database on the web, potentially giving anyone access to over 250...

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How to implement Windows 7, Server 2008 security updates after end-of-life

Microsoft has ended support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, but you can purchase extended security updates. Here's what you need to do to implement them.

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What is a buffer overflow? And how hackers exploit these vulnerabilities

A buffer overflow or overrun is a memory safety issue where a program does not properly check the boundaries of an allocated fixed-length memory buffer and writes more data than it can hold. This causes data to overflow to adjacent...