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All posts tagged cyber security

Operation Cloud Hopper: How PwC helped uncover a global cyber espionage campaign

Operation Cloud Hopper: How PwC helped uncover a global cyber espionage campaign

A whodunnit of major proportions, Operation Cloud Hopper was gathering information on a cyber espionage campaign. What it revealed was an unprecedented style of attack, affecting at least 14 countries and a complex chain of business relationships.


Global cyber hack: Have your defences gone up soon enough?

The wave of ransomware attacks that have crippled organisations across 150 countries pose a very real threat to all Australian businesses. There are some straightforward measures for prevention – the question is, are they being taken seriously?


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?