An HP study, released today, has found almost half of Australian small and medium businesses (SMBs) with an annual turnover of $3M+ do not consider themselves to be prepared for the Australia’s new data breach notification laws. The HP Australia IT Security Study, conducted by ACA research in November 2017, surveyed 528 Australian SMBs with between 10 and […]
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has published a Cyber Security Best Practice Guide,
On Thursday 4 January, Intel released information relating to security exploits affecting their Intel CPUs – referred to as ‘Spectre’ and ‘Meltdown’.
The end of 2017 is near, And CyberHound is here, Wishing a Merry Christmas to you, And a safe 2018 too!
This article was originally published by global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright and is reproduced with permission. “79% of Australians are active on at least one social media platform, with three out of five users connected every day. (source: Sensis Social Media Report 2017)”
In cases where a ransomware (like crytolocker) family has been detected, caught and reversed engineered, a number of security vendors globally have made this information public so that you can use the keys provided to unlock possible ransomware infections. A new initiative between National High Tech Crime Unit of the Netherlands’ police, Europol’s European Cybercrime […]
The discovery of another ransomware virus, Petya, on top of the recent ‘WannaCry’ virus has highlighted the vulnerability of critical information and the importance of taking steps to protect your data. The latest strain of the Petya ransomware started propagating on June 27th, infecting many organisations. Similar to WannaCry, Petya uses the Eternal Blue exploit as one […]
A defence think tank reports that the Australian Government is lagging behind on nearly half the reforms laid out in a plan to bolster the public service’s cyber security. Concerns around the governments lack of transparency and slow progress to strengthen protections against costly and distributive cyber attacks have been voice by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. The ASPI […]