Australia's first data strategy to create 'one-stop shop' for accessing government data

A new data strategy was announced by the federal government on Tuesday morning, outlining a goal for Australia to have a modern, data-driven society by 2030. The data strategy, a…

Australia's first data strategy to create 'one-stop shop' for accessing government data

A new data strategy was announced by the federal government on Tuesday morning, outlining a goal for Australia to have a modern, data-driven society by 2030. The data strategy, a…

US, Australia and Japan stump up for subsea cable between Nauru, Kiribati and Federated States of Micronesia

Tarawa, Kiribati  Image: Jonas Gratzer/LightRocket via Getty Images The United States, Australia, and Japan have said they will provide funding for a new subsea cable to connect the Pacific island…

Singapore-UK digital economy pact to focus on cybersecurity, trade

Singapore and the UK have wrapped up negotiations on a digital economy agreement that focuses on digital trade, data flows, and cybersecurity. Under the pact, both nations will look to…

Cognitive Biases and Penetration Testing

by Jeremy Miller This post first appeared on November 30, 2021 and is republished with permission from the author. Disclaimer: The ideas below are my own and may not reflect…

How should your company think about investing in security?

Like many things in life, with the security of your company’s application, you get what you pay for. You can spend too little, too much or just right. To find…

Too many bosses are reluctant to spend money on cybersecurity. Then they get hacked

Many businesses still aren’t willing to spend money on cybersecurity because they view it as an additional cost – and then find they have to spend much more cash recovering…

ASIC says financial market cyber resiliency remained steady but fell short of target

Firms in Australia’s financial market have continued to be resilient against cyber threats, with improvement rates in cyber resiliency remaining steady, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) reported on…

There's been a big jump in crooks selling access to hacked networks. Ransomware gangs are their best customers

There’s been a surge in cyber criminals selling access to compromised corporate networks as hackers look to cash in on the demand for vulnerable networks from gangs looking to initiate ransomware…

Federal government refreshes digital transformation strategy and expands cyber hub trial

The federal government has released an updated digital government strategy as part of its goal to make Australia one of the top three digital governments in the world by 2025. …