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  • Akamai admits its OpenSSL patch was faulty, reissues keys

    Akamai Technologies, whose network handles up to 30 percent of all Internet traffic, said Sunday a researcher found a fault in custom code that the company thought shielded most of its customers from the Heartbleed bug.

  • In pictures: Symantec Symposium

    Symantec Australia held its annual symposium at the Sydney convention centre. Delegates heard insights from Symantec's Brenton Smith, Sean Kopelke and Fujitsu’s John Kaleski.

  • Packetloop to expand following acquisition by Arbor Networks

    Arbor Networks has acquired Australian security analytics firm Packetloop and is set to hire 12 new staff for a Sydney research and development centre.

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    Cyber Security Centre funding lacks detail: Opposition

    Plans to build an Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) have been slammed by the Opposition for containing few details about how the ACSC will be funded or staffed.

  • Application security testing

    This article provides you with an overview of the current state of application security testing. Some of the challenges with application security testing include ensuring adequate coverage of black-box application testing, false negative issues with white box testing using automated source code analysis software and the lack of experience in the security industry with testing of client side applications.

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  • Removing the Target with Effective Authentication

    Any size organization can be a target, generally because of weak authentication. Password-only protection is simply too risky. In addition, stolen passwords were responsible for major thefts of records from Best Buy and Twitter. This paper will show why any size organization can be a target; and how the legal and threat environment—combined with BYOD and cost factors—make multi-factor, risk based authentication the logical approach to solving the problem.