Security News, Features, and Interviews

  • Australia charges China with backing IP theft, MSP hacking campaign

    Foreign affairs minister Marise Payne and home affairs minister Peter Dutton have issued a statement “expressing serious concern” over intellectual property theft by the hacking group dubbed APT10, which the Australian government has charged has been acting on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of State Security.

    21 Dec. 18 08:01 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • GDPR helps drive growth in privacy tech

    Over the past year and a half the dialogue around privacy, and the social implications of violations of privacy, has shifted significantly, according to Trevor Hughes. Partly that shift has been driven by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, said Hughes, who is the president and chief executive officer of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

    19 Dec. 18 14:41 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Kubernetes vendors target container security, operations and management

    If you were kicking the tires on Kubernetes and other cloud/container services you found may have found nirvana at this week’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 where all manner of new operational software and support from VMware, Arista and others were on display.

    14 Dec. 18 22:00 Written by Michael Cooney
  • How to end a romance scam

    Use this two-part test to convince romance scam victims that their “true love” is a fraud.

    13 Dec. 18 22:00 Written by Roger A. Grimes
  • The type of downtime your business will not enjoy

    Email is a key communication tool for businesses today. Despite the importance, many businesses that transition to the cloud are blindly relying on a single email vendor, such as Microsoft Office 365 or Google Cloud, without giving thought to a cloud redundancy plan.

    13 Dec. 18 01:00 Written by Nick Lennon, Mimecast Australia
  • Google Smart Lock: The complete guide

    Google Smart Lock can simplify security and save you time on Android, Chrome OS, and even Mac and Windows. Are you taking advantage of all it has to offer?

    12 Dec. 18 22:00 Written by JR Raphael
  • Google+ shutdown accelerated after new privacy snafu

    Google will shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of schedule, after finding a software flaw for the second time this year that allowed partner apps to access its users' private data.

    11 Dec. 18 08:53 Written by Reuters
  • AustCyber calls for cool heads after encryption bill passed

    AustCyber – the government funded not-for-profit tasked with growing the Australian cyber security sector – has called for cool heads following the passage of the so-called encryption bill by parliament.

    07 Dec. 18 18:21 Written by George Nott
  • Encryption bill becomes law after Labor backdown

    The government was handed a last-minute victory yesterday, with opposition leader Bill Shorten and shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus scrapping plans to amend controversial encryption legislation.

    07 Dec. 18 09:20 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Well, shit.

    Government legislation intended to help police and national security agencies intercept online communications has today been passed by both houses of parliament.

    06 Dec. 18 20:23 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Details of compromise on encryption bill become clear

    The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has released an initial report on its scrutiny of the so-called encryption bill revealing details of the deal between the government and Labor that will see the controversial legislation pushed through the House of Representatives and Senate before parliament rises for the year.

    06 Dec. 18 09:20 Written by Rohan Pearce
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