FBI confirms Lazarus group cyber actors for theft

North Korean cyber actors used RAILGUN, to launder over $US60 million worth of ethereum The FBI continues to combat malicious cyber activity, including the threat posed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the U.S. and our private sector partners. Through our investigation, we were able to confirm…

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Suncorp collaboration with Microsoft

Suncorp aims to migrate 90 per cent of workloads to the cloud Suncorp Group and Microsoft have announced a three-year agreement that will accelerate the financial services company’s ability to build and deploy digital solutions for customers and foster collaborative hybrid working. The new deal will see Suncorp increase its cloud…

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IMDA and ACMA sign Memorandum of Understanding

The burgeoning digital economy sees growing international cooperation The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) have signed an MOU to enhance cooperation between both counties to combat scam and spam. The MOU was signed on 18 July 2022 by the Chief Executive of IMDA,…

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US Justice Department to sue Google

Google monopolizes key digital advertising technologies The Justice Department, along with the Attorneys General of California, Colorado, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Virginia, filed a civil antitrust suit against Google for monopolizing multiple digital advertising technology products in violation of Sections 1 and 2 of the…

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CSIRO helping safeguard international nuclear material

RCVD was created through a collaboration between CSIRO’s data and Data61 World-leading technology developed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, could soon play a key role in safeguarding spent nuclear fuel across the globe. The Robotized Cherenkov Viewing Device (RCVD) was created through a collaboration between CSIRO’s data and digital…

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Issues shaping IT decisions

This partly reflects the growing importance of regulation Data sovereignty and compliance are now an important factor in shaping IT selection and design decisions. Almost half the respondents (48 per cent) to IDC’s Cloud Pulse 2Q22 survey (n=1350) say that data sovereignty and industry compliance have factored highly in discussions…

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Infosys serves up purpose-driven digital innovations

Infosys is driving sustainable change Infosys a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, is bridging technology and purpose at the Australian Open (AO) 2023, with empowering technologies for fans, players, coaches, media, and the surrounding ecosystem. Now in the fifth year of its partnership with Tennis Australia (TA),…

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ACSC ransomware profile – Royal

Royal ransomware is likely associated with Russian-speaking cybercrime actors Context: Royal is a ransomware variant first observed in September 2022, used by cybercriminals to conduct ransomware attacks against multiple sectors and organisations worldwide, including Australia. Once gaining access to a victim’s environment, cybercriminals use this ransomware for similar purposes to other…

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How customer data is used in AI

An organization’s approach to privacy impacts more than compliance Cisco published its 2023 Data Privacy Benchmark Study. The sixth annual global survey investigates professionals’ perspectives on data privacy strategies. This year’s study finds that despite a difficult economic environment, organizations continue to invest in privacy, with spending up significantly from $US1.2 million just three years…

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