Fraud risk to rise, despite move away from remote working

Traditionally a year or two passes before a fraud is identified. Australian businesses believe the risk of fraud will increase this year, despite an expected move away from the widespread remote working which left them more open to being a victim, a KPMG Forensic survey has revealed. KPMG’s survey of…

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Airport Authority HK works with LA International on digital health passes

A digital solution is required to effectively integrate COVID-19 testing into the existing digitalised travel process. Recently the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) together with its business partners and Los Angeles International Airport conducted a trial of digital health pass at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). Aimed to provide a…

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Hong Kong Airlines to trial digital health passports

Using technology to create safe air travel in a post pandemic world. Hong Kong Airlines will trial a digital health passport as part of the carrier’s ongoing contributions towards the safe reopening of borders and international travel. Developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Travel Pass will provide travellers…

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Cyber warfare has new battlegrounds

Companies have yet to address vulnerabilities in their Microsoft Exchange, leaving them open to cyber criminals. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has identified a large number of Australian organisations are yet to patch vulnerable versions of Microsoft Exchange, leaving them vulnerable to compromise. The ACSC urges these organisations to…

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Australia media and broadcast company faced cyber attack

Calls from the Government for the country’s private entities to fortify cyber security. As Australia prepares and calls to strengthen its cyber security measures, it was revealed in by a number of media publications that one of the country’s largest media companies – Nine Entertainment, had been hit by separate…

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Australian Government fortifies critical infrastructure

Australian Agencies agree to leave Chinese-owned Global Switch. To support the Australian Government’s plan for Australia to become a world-leading digital economy over the next decade, Home Affairs will work with Government agencies, businesses, and the community to further enhance cyber security measures and protect critical infrastructure. The Department is…

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Unified cyber security guide for boards of directors

Helping businesses become more resilient against cyber-attacks. Boards of directors need to play a more active role in protecting their organisation from cyber risks, according to a new study released today by the World Economic Forum. Cybersecurity failure is a “clear and present danger” and critical global threat, yet responses…

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Singapore Airlines trials mobile app for digital health verification

Dealt with data breach to its passenger program in early March . Singapore Airlines (SIA) will pilot the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass mobile application for digital health verification, starting with passengers travelling from Singapore to London from 15 to 28 March 2021. This marks the second phase…

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