Ericsson says not sourcing products from China’s Panda Electronics

Ericsson would “always analyse the potential effects of new national legislation or administration orders. STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Ericsson is not sourcing products from Panda Electronics Group, one of the companies named by the United States as potentially controlled by the Chinese military, the Swedish telecom gear maker said on Tuesday.…

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US tech giants face hard choices under Hong Kong’s new security law

Companies are now in the cross hairs of a national security law that gives China authority to demand that they turn over user data. By Brenda Goh and Pei Li SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – U.S. tech giants face a reckoning over how Hong Kong’s security law will reshape their businesses,…

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In Hong Kong national security law, echoes of China’s own cyber crackdown

Will Hong Kong have a firewall, similar to that of China? By Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s new National Security Law will shake up digital surveillance in the city, with strict new company compliance measures that echo the mainland’s years-long crackdown on anti-government content. Foreign tech companies have…

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Organisations turn to cyber threat intelligence to keep ahead of attackers

Report shows organisations across A/NZ and APAC looking to CTI programmes to build a proactive defence posture. New research from the 2020 SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence survey showed cyber threat intelligence was strong showing signs of maturing and cementing its place in the cybersecurity arsenal to protect businesses from relentless…

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Going beyond patch cycles and change control to keep cyber criminals away

Governments must work with industry to have a collaborative approach and response. The risks of running unpatched hardware/software in their environments in the current environment has been disastrous for government and private organisations. Last week the Australian Government announced it had been the victim of sustained cyber attacks by sophisticated…

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Australian Govt’s cyber attack shows holes in cybersecurity defences

Corporate Australia has also experienced several recent high-profile security breaches this year. The Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison has announced the Government was made aware and responding to a sustained targeting of Australian governments and companies by a sophisticated state-based actor. According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC)…

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Claims Lazarus Group planning COVID 19-related phishing campaign

NK operatives might be planning global cyber-attacks including several Asian countries. Threat intelligence and cybersecurity platform company, CYFIRMA believes the Lazarus Group — hacker group sponsored by North Korea – are planning a global phishing campaign. There is a common thread across six targeted nations in multiple continents – the…

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Taiwan Govt urged to ban Fortinet, Zoom, state media outlets

DPP legislator wants ban of products due to close ties to China. Several Taiwan-based media outlets have stated Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lin Chun-hsien urged the government to ban the purchase of and remove Fortinet security and Zoom communications products manufactured in China. According to the media outlets the…

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New South Wales invests AU$1.6B into its Digital Restart Fund

The Australian State is investing AU$240M to bolster the Govt’s cyber security.. New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia has announced it will invest a record AU$1.6 billion into its Digital Restart Fund to make the State the digital capital of the southern hemisphere. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the landmark…

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