David Braue

Editor at Large

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

Australia’s ransomware toll highlighted by government attacks

Australia weighing ‘extraordinary’ powers to identify, disrupt dark web cybercriminals

Australia weighing ‘extraordinary’ powers to identify, disrupt dark web cybercriminals

Legal experts urge caution as the government proposes new police powers for dark web takedowns, social media takeovers.

Top-heavy data-centre adoption threatens Australian government data security, ASPI warns

Top-heavy data-centre adoption threatens Australian government data security, ASPI warns

As one provider secures 79% of government panel contracts, the ASPI think tank warns about “blind and dangerous outcome” from “confused and inconsistent” data governance.

The road to a data breach is paved with good intentions

The road to a data breach is paved with good intentions

Australian travel agent’s woes are a reminder that privacy policies don’t automatically let you share customer data, even for well-intentioned efforts.

Threat-sharing collective recruits Australian businesses to cybersecurity fight

Threat-sharing collective recruits Australian businesses to cybersecurity fight

Government-backed portal goes live as attack shuts down Sydney-based the Levitas Capital hedge fund.

Australian small businesses struggle with cybersecurity

Australian small businesses struggle with cybersecurity

University-linked survey highlights the difficulties small businesses face in understanding preventing, and remediating cyberattacks.

Increasing diversity can plug Australia’s cyberskills gap

Increasing diversity can plug Australia’s cyberskills gap

Eager cybersecurity staff are out there—if employers just give them a chance.

Security gaps could dim Australian retailers’ Christmas shopping season

Security gaps could dim Australian retailers’ Christmas shopping season

Retailers want to sell better, but in the midst of surging scams and fraud they must balance analytics and security to maintain critical consumer trust.

Australian government doubles down on cybersecurity in new digital-forward budget

Australian government doubles down on cybersecurity in new digital-forward budget

The 2021 budget is heavy on tech and cyber support—but security specialists warn that increased digitalisation makes agencies, businesses even bigger targets.

Privacy dominates Australians’ concerns as cybercriminals pummel banks

Privacy dominates Australians’ concerns as cybercriminals pummel banks

Major bank blocking “tens of millions” of attacks monthly in fight to protect customers’ data.

University of Tasmania breach a tough lesson in cloud misconfiguration errors

University of Tasmania breach a tough lesson in cloud misconfiguration errors

Human error back in the spotlight after Office 365 permissions lapse.

What data China collected about 35,000 Aussies—and 2.4 million people globally

What data China collected about 35,000 Aussies—and 2.4 million people globally

Zhenhua Data defends “research”—but concerns mount over what Australia has discovered about Chinese gathering of personal data.

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