ACSC guidance released to help Australians avoid risks

Australians are increasingly turning to social media and messaging applications ACSC has released updated guidance to help all Australians better understand how social media and messaging apps can pose a risk to the security and privacy of individuals and organisations. Australians are increasingly turning to social media and messaging applications…

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Banks, retailers, social media companies and telcos blamed for scam message explosion

Erosion of digital trust, with fed up consumers saying more needs to be done to protect their personal information. Consumers believe banks, retailers and mobile operators need to do more to protect them and their personal information from fraudsters. Trust in these organizations is eroding fast because consumers say they…

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Japan puts central bank digital currencies on policy roadmap

Bank of Japan and Japanese Govt indicates potential plans for digital currency . By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will look closer into whether to issue central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), the government said in its annual policy roadmap, a sign that Tokyo may be warming…

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APAC CIOs and CISOs must heed Twitter attack

BeyondTrust CTO/CISO says attack can happen to any organisation anywhere in the world. The hack on Twitter last week showed, all organisations were vulnerable to an attack, through social engineering and phishing. On the 15th of July social media giant Twitter reported, attackers targeted certain Twitter employees through a social…

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