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.

The week in security: Digging in for a more-secure 2020

Infrastructure cyberattacks pose a clear and present danger in 2020 and beyond: WEF

Infrastructure cyberattacks pose a clear and present danger in 2020 and beyond: WEF

Impact of cybersecurity attacks, data theft eclipsed only by climate change, weather

The week in security: Avoid making the same mistakes in 2020

The week in security: Avoid making the same mistakes in 2020

Just because you were on holidays, doesn’t mean cybercriminals were as well. With the highly profitable holiday shopping season slowly coming to a rest this month, it’s important that every ecommerce practitioner have a range of...

Improve end-user communication to avoid making the same mistakes over and over again

Improve end-user communication to avoid making the same mistakes over and over again

Engage with users in ways they understand, Microsoft security head advises as new Compliance Score tool monitors Office 365 information compliance

Effective security means thinking like a defender, not a predator

Effective security means thinking like a defender, not a predator

But in a world where we’re used to being right, Internet of Things insecurity will create “quite a big problem” once cybercriminals identify the potential rewards

Amid growing privacy concerns, data scientists outline strategies for safe data de-identification

Amid growing privacy concerns, data scientists outline strategies for safe data de-identification

Three-year effort refines algorithms for evaluating data and its potential for re-identification

Australians pessimistic that cybersecurity skills gap will be closed within a decade

Australians pessimistic that cybersecurity skills gap will be closed within a decade

Despite an ongoing flurry of new cybersecurity training initiatives hitting the market, Australian and New Zealand cybersecurity professionals are among the world’s least optimistic that the cybersecurity skills gap will be filled...

Australians worry about data security but remain blas? about behaving securely

Australians worry about data security but remain blas? about behaving securely

In a climate of rising fraud, most consumers are still transacting online despite poor security habits

Automated security needs human oversight – but many companies struggle with the balance

Automated security needs human oversight – but many companies struggle with the balance

Just investing in tools isn’t enough to keep good staff engaged

Pick your battles: cybercriminals are outspending you 11 to 1

Pick your battles: cybercriminals are outspending you 11 to 1

Darkweb sales have “all but faded” as exploit brokerages take over, Tenable finds as economic analysis maps the vulnerability-to-exploit ecosystem

Week in security: Authorities zero in on spyware, Dridex authors

Week in security: Authorities zero in on spyware, Dridex authors

Reports suggested that China had become the biggest source of Black Friday weekend fraud, even as the Australian Federal Police led a multinational effort to take down a spyware tool that had thousands of paying customers.

Chinese hackers dominating online attacks, holiday-shopping fraud

Chinese hackers dominating online attacks, holiday-shopping fraud

A quarter of Black Friday purchases suspected to be fraudulent – and China blamed for 57 percent of them

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