David Braue

Contributing Writer

David Braue is an award-winning technology journalist who has covered the security and telecommunications industry in Australia. Follow him on Twitter at @zyzzyvamedia.

Why you need a dark web expert on your security team

Threat intelligence puts on an Australian accent

Threat intelligence puts on an Australian accent

Details of local breaches are being collated to inform a better cybersecurity response.

Australia must outline ‘clear consequences’ for cyber attacks: panel

Australia must outline ‘clear consequences’ for cyber attacks: panel

An industry panel’s 60 recommendations will guide looming overhaul of the government’s Cyber Security Strategy for the post-COVID era.

Australian government boosting local cyber security innovators

Australian government boosting local cyber security innovators

AustCyber spruiking for local cyber security innovators positioned as key to post-COVID economic recovery.

Lack of multi-factor authentication worries Aussie CSOs more than COVID-19 malware

Lack of multi-factor authentication worries Aussie CSOs more than COVID-19 malware

Surveys confirm that remote work has turned Australia’s corporate security priorities on their heads.

Following PM’s warning, Australian industry weighs the real threat from China

Following PM’s warning, Australian industry weighs the real threat from China

Conflict with China escalates on all fronts, online and off, as Australia fast-tracks cyber security investment.

How Australia will spend $1.4 billion for its new cyber security effort

How Australia will spend $1.4 billion for its new cyber security effort

The new CESAR programme funds a 500-strong cyber army to protect and response, as Australia faces escalating nation-state threats — but some question the government-first approach.

Once again, Australian government agencies fail cyber security audit

Once again, Australian government agencies fail cyber security audit

Only one agency out of 18 meets mandated information security guidelines. Perhaps a domestic secure-cloud provider could help overcome ransomware risks.

Voiceprint authentication starts to go mainstream in Australia

Voiceprint authentication starts to go mainstream in Australia

Deployments by the Australian Taxation Office and now the National Australia Bank may help bring biometrics authentication beyond the smartphone.

Australian government faces epidemic of breaches

Australian government faces epidemic of breaches

Despite improvements, agencies are still struggling to lock down security practices — and a string of breaches highlights the consequences.

Second ransomware strike is déjà vu for Australian logistics giant Toll

Second ransomware strike is déjà vu for Australian logistics giant Toll

Three months after crippling Mailto ransomware strike, customer systems are once again down as Nefilim threatens possible data dump.

Devsecops gains momentum in Australia

Devsecops gains momentum in Australia

Tools, vendors, and prior knowledge aplenty as government ‘sprint teams’ coach Australian agencies on secure application development.

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