An analysis drawing on three years’ worth of data gathered by Verizon has revealed that while many enterprises assert they have cyber security incident response plans in place, in many cases those IR plans are poorly constructed and rarely, if at all, updated or tested.
Stories by Rohan Pearce
Australia’s money laundering watchdog, AUSTRAC, has ordered the appointment of an external auditor to scrutinise PayPal’s compliance with financial crime laws.
The Department of Health has launched a public consultation on proposed legislation that would lay the basis for increased data-matching between government entities in order uncover fraudulent or incorrect Medicare claims. The proposal could also see the data provided from private health insurers automatically matched against government data holdings to red flag potential fraud.
While many Australian organisations understand the inevitability of a data breach, a large majority are unprepared to respond to security incidents.
A New South Wales mobile phone detection camera program will be a world first, according to the state government.
New South Wales has completed the rollout of contactless payment via card and mobile device across Sydney’s public transport system.
Cyber security needs “rascals” not hand-raisers who won’t question authority. But the problem is that the education system is not typically geared towards generating the kind of rebellious spirits that the sector needs, according to UNSW professor of cyber security Richard Buckland.
The Canberra Cyber Security Innovation Node has officially launched, joining a national of network led by AustCyber.
Slack’s communications platform has played a key role in helping Australian-headquartered financial software publisher Iress promote collaboration among its geographically dispersed workforce. However, it is also central to the build pipelines of Iress’ developers as well as playing a key role when it comes to the ops.
NBN Co chair Dr Ziggy Switkowski was been given another three-year term, finance minister Senator Mathias Cormann and communications minister Paul Fletcher announced today.
NBN Co has launched a new ‘Network Extensions’ option that allows operators of ATMs and traffic and environmental infrastructure to use the company’s network to connect their devices.
Seek has warned of a phishing campaign that impersonates the job posting service’s head of digital marketing, Christophe Eymery.
Australia’s best known intelligence agency, ASIO, says that current data retention rules that require telcos to keep a range of information about their customers' use of Internet and phone services for two years should be considered a “minimum requirement”.
Australia Post is using cloud-based optical character recognition (OCR) to help decipher the semi-legible addresses scrawled on parcels and letters.
ANZ now looks at cloud computing through the prism of “an industrialised factory” rather than “tactical projects,” the bank’s tech chief said today.