Telcos to get expanded scam-blocking powers through telecommunications law amendment

The federal government has announced it will amend telecommunications legislation to provide telcos with the ability to block scam SMS messages.  “The regulatory amendment we have enacted provides the telecommunications…

How to build a proactive incident response plan

Organizations have long since relied on a reactive approach to cybersecurity. However, with the ever-increasing sophistication of tools for malicious actors, a reactive approach may lead to disaster. A single…

The 7 Biggest Digital Threats of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Cyber crime is causing more chaos than ever, and looms large for small business owners as Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach and pose an enormous challenge to their online…

Essential Microsoft EDR Tools

EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) should be an essential part of any great cybersecurity strategy. Endpoint security is critical for any company since most of the successful breaches originate on…

Telstra's biggest cyber worry is businesses with basic single vendor environments

Telstra’s biggest cyber concern is organisations that use “Microsoft-style” environments when it comes to preventing cyber threats. “The place that concerns us most as an organisation … don’t read anything…

Watch Out for Ransomware Attacks During Holidays, FBI and CISA Warn

“‘Tis the season to be jolly” and more careful than ever. As Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and Americans get ready to celebrate it with their families and leave work aside,…

Small Online Retailers Face These Big Online Threats This Holiday Season

The holidays are the time that makes or breaks a large number of small online retailers, and everything has to fall into place for profits to show up on bottom…

#IRISSCON: Understanding the Reality of Cyber Threats to Improve Defenses

#IRISSCON: Understanding the Reality of Cyber Threats to Improve Defenses Understanding the true nature of cyber-threats is critical in enabling organizations to protect themselves, according to Ciaran Martin, Founding CEO…

How to Protect Distance Learning Against Cyber Threats

Terms such as distance learning, distance education, remote learning, cyber education, and others have become much more commonplace over the past year and a half, as the Covid-19 pandemic forced…

Palo Alto Networks updates Prisma Cloud to secure the full app lifecycle

Embracing the concept of DevSecOps, Palo Alto Networks on Tuesday rolled out Prisma Cloud 3.0, bringing a number of updates to the platform focused on the security of the entire…