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All posts tagged cyber security

Are our smart cities being clever about security?

The opportunity for hackers to access essential urban infrastructure is growing. The ability to coordinate a crisis response, on the other hand, is lacking. Here are some ways to make our cities more cyber secure.


Infographic: Are your assets secure?

We surveyed attendees of an ISO 27001 training session to find out how different organisations are currently managing their approach to information security.

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Infographic: The psychology behind poor passwords

As the main access keys to our digital lives, secure passwords are a must. A study into the psychology of why we choose the passwords we do, reveals that these lessons perhaps aren’t being taken to heart.


Government strategy on cyber security: Businesses must unite

The federal government’s new Cyber Security Strategy is here. Is it a step in the right direction, and what does it mean for Australian businesses?


Putting your incident response plan into action

You’ve defined your risk profile, prepared a plan and rehearsed your team in case of a cyber security breach. Today, it’s happened. How best to enact your incident response plan?


Are you prepared for a cyber attack?

Over a third of organisations think they’ll be affected by cyber crime in the next two years. If your company falls victim, what exactly will you do? From handling the press to notifying the regulators, Andrew Gordon walks us through an incident response plan.


Infographic: Password security

123456 is easy to remember? It’s a breeze to hack, too. Despite increased awareness of the dangers of security breaches, passwords are still being treated too flippantly.

Selfie for biometrics

Do ‘selfies’ spell the end of passwords?

Payment providers are rolling out the next generation in online security, using technology including voice recognition, photographs and iris scanning. Tied to our unique physical characteristics, biometrics presents an opportunity for infallible authentication – or does it?


The trouble with wearables: Security and implementation

Prepare for deployment, the wearables revolution is here! But wait – what’s the security impact of connecting staff to monitoring devices? Andrew Gordon addresses the concerns.


Infographic: Overcoming hazards in connected healthcare

In the race to develop connected healthcare devices, the depth of adequate security can vary wildly. This infographic looks at the how plugging medical devices into the internet of things can pose a threat to patients, sales and reputation.