David Braue

CSO Journalist

David Braue is an award-winning technology journalist who has covered the telecommunications industry since it was deregulated in 1997. Follow him on Twitter at @zyzzyvamedia.

Suspect a DDoS attack? Double-check before you cry foul

TIA Act telecom data privacy implementation under fire

TIA Act telecom data privacy implementation under fire

A federal senator critiques the government’s “cavalier disregard” for hard-fought protections in a contentious parliamentary debate.

Lessons from the trenches: Australian firms make it easy for hackers

Lessons from the trenches: Australian firms make it easy for hackers

As an Australian vocational school left victims unaware of a data breach for a year, EY warns another company that inadequate security is an accident waiting to happen

Government agencies face big onus after cloud-security decision

Government agencies face big onus after cloud-security decision

Amidst concerns about hack of Defence personnel database, agencies directed to self-assess cloud security

More breaches than ever occurring at Australian companies

More breaches than ever occurring at Australian companies

Healthcare shamed, email blamed as data breaches increase 17 percent in the second half of 2019

The week in security: Time to reconsider your security architecture?

The week in security: Time to reconsider your security architecture?

Security experts have warned about credential stuffing attacks for some time – but new research suggests that the APIs used by cloud-based services are becoming facilitators for those attacks, particularly in the increasingly-open...

As IoT attacks soar, Stowe rewires its network security

As IoT attacks soar, Stowe rewires its network security

With Australia awash in IoT attacks, electrical contractor takes a new architectural approach to limit its internal exposure

New AustCyber-funded projects target key cybersecurity industry pain points

New AustCyber-funded projects target key cybersecurity industry pain points

Second round Projects Fund allocations will split $8.5m among 17 industry projects

Malware detections dropped more last year in Australia than anywhere else

Malware detections dropped more last year in Australia than anywhere else

Australia and New Zealand users bucked global trends in 2019 as the volume of cybersecurity threats dropped 14 percent last year, according to new analysis that also found Mac threats outpacing Windows threats for the first time...

The week in security: Lifting the bushel on cybersecurity’s light

The week in security: Lifting the bushel on cybersecurity’s light

Cybersecurity is of the shadows, surfacing quiet discussions that used to be held in out-of-the-way meetings.

Security tools among the fastest-growing business apps

Security tools among the fastest-growing business apps

Email filters and other people-focused tools are the first step in building the “modern security stack” – but study finds businesses only get serious when they reach a certain size

Can you protect your data when it’s no longer inside your network?

Can you protect your data when it’s no longer inside your network?

As if bring your own device (BYOD) trends hadn’t created enough grief for data-security managers, widespread decentralisation of data in the cloud is proving to be an even bigger problem – with usage surging and a new study...

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