Cybersecurity resilience emerges as a top priority

The leading types of incidents were network or data breaches Cybersecurity resilience is a top priority for companies as they look to defend against a rapidly evolving threat landscape, according to the latest edition of Cisco’s annual Security Outcomes Report launched today. Titled, Security Outcomes Report, Volume 3: Achieving Security Resilience,…

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Hackers release Medibank data onto the dark web

Medibank continue to work closely with the Australian Federal Police Medibank has become aware that customer data has been stolen and released on the dark web overnight. Medibank are in the process of analysing the data, but the data released appears to be the data the criminal stole. Unfortunately, Medibank…

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HUMAN appoints industry leading CRO and CISO

Anuj Kumar comes to HUMAN from NetApp HUMAN Security, Inc. (formerly White Ops) — the global leader in safeguarding enterprises from digital attacks with modern defence — today announced the appointment of Anuj Kumar as CRO and Gavin Reid as CISO. Reid will also lead the Human Collective, a partnership program made up of industry leaders dedicated to disrupting…

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Cybersecurity predictions for Australia in 2023

Identity management will become the weakest link to address in 2023 Digilantism may be on this rise in 2023, securing digital assets and cryptocurrency will be a key focus, and the cost of compliance may reach breaking point for many organisations. Additionally, Australia may consider a “Cyber Militia”, to bolster our cyber…

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Fortinet and University of Tasmania partner

There are pockets of Tasmania’s IT with significant capabilities The University of Tasmania has partnered with Fortinet by joining the Fortinet Academic Partner Program, aimed at building a diverse, skilled workforce to help close the cybersecurity skills gap. The program will begin in Semester 1, 2023. The University of Tasmania…

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Smith Family experiences data breach

Latest breach in Australia hits charity organisations The Smith Family has experienced a cyber incident. The incident involved a Smith Family team member’s email account being temporarily accessed by an unauthorised third party. They were seeking to steal The Smith Family’s funds. On discovery of this incident, the Charity promptly…

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Lack of IT skills greatest data security challenge

Australian businesses starting to accept that a breach is inevitable Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security™ Company, today announced the Australian findings from its inaugural State of Data Security report, commissioned by Rubrik and conducted by Wakefield Research. Among the key findings regarding the most pressing challenge Australian cyber security…

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