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Cyber attacks stories - Page 2

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2/3 of AU businesses have experienced a cyber incident
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"Cyber risk has never been more important and business interruption, data loss and reputation damage are the key factors we should all be preparing for.”
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Case study: Why cybersecurity insurance is essential for your business
Mon 31 Oct 2022
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online fraud
Death and taxes are inevitable. So too is the rise of cyber incidents hitting organisations where it hurts most: the bottom line.
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Three ways to address the disconnect between cybersecurity leaders and the board
Mon 31 Oct 2022
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New attack surfaces and threats emerge seemingly every week, with the recent high-profile attacks in Australia exposing our current vulnerabilities.
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A dangerous game of hide and seek
Mon 31 Oct 2022
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A recent report by Sophos shows that cybercrooks are hiding (or dwelling) in the networks of smaller businesses for much longer than their larger counterparts.
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Staff may reconsider employment following a cyber breach
Fri 28 Oct 2022
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More than half (54%) of office workers would reconsider working for a company that had recently experienced a cyber breach.
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Updating your cyber resilience with MDR
Thu 27 Oct 2022
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network management
The pressure on IT teams across Australia is at boiling point. A rise in cybercrime combined with a lack of skilled cybersecurity personnel and changes in the way people work.
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Aqua Security more than doubles revenue as demand skyrockets
Tue 25 Oct 2022
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Company attributes growth to the capabilities of its cloud native security solution and its $1m warranty to stop cloud native attacks.
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Poor password management making it easy for cyber attackers
Tue 25 Oct 2022
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Password health continues to be poor, leaving corporate systems vulnerable to opportunistic attackers, according to new research.
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The future of work depends on cybersecurity
Fri 21 Oct 2022
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The first step to modernising your cybersecurity approach is to rethink how you protect your data and systems everywhere
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Exclusive: Cybersecurity leaders discuss what the future holds
Thu 20 Oct 2022
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In a conversation moderated by Chris Bing, a reporter for Thomson Reuters, a panel of leaders from Mandiant, CrowdStrike and Red Canary discussed global cyber attacks and growing threats.
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Making cyber security and data privacy a big issue for small businesses
Wed 19 Oct 2022
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Australia has been rocked in recent weeks by the news that two of our biggest, most recognised companies - Optus and Telstra - have fallen victim to a cyber attack.
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Google introduces My Ads Center to increase safety on the web
Mon 17 Oct 2022
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Google keeps people’s data safe and secure through security technology, automatic built-in protections, and ongoing vulnerability research and detection.
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Pinnacle cyber attack: Beware of suspicious emails, messages and bank activity - Deputy Privacy Commissioner
Mon 17 Oct 2022
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The Privacy Commission is advising victims of the Pinnacle hack to be wary of any suspicious cellphone communication or bank activity.
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Education sector leaving Australians vulnerable to cyber attacks
Wed 12 Oct 2022
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AISA is calling for the Australian Government to urgently review the higher education sector as part of their new cyber security strategy.
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CSIS strengthens Allurity’s cybersecurity protection
Tue 11 Oct 2022
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CSIS security group is working towards its goal of becoming Europe’s preferred provider of tech-enabled cybersecurity services.
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Cyber resilience requires more than just cyber security
Fri 7 Oct 2022
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To protect themselves from ever-evolving cyber-attacks, it is critical for organisations of all sizes, from schools and hospitals to small business and critical national infrastructures, to stay ahead of the game by investing in quality security products.
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Australian board members lag behind cybersecurity maturity
Thu 6 Oct 2022
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Australian board members significantly lag behind global counterparts in cybersecurity maturity, according to a new report from Proofpoint.
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Exposed cloud data a $28 million cyber risk for the average company
Thu 6 Oct 2022
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The average company with data in the cloud faces $28 million in data-breach risk, according to a new report from Varonis. 
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Patient details could be compromised as large North Island GP network hit by a cyber attack
Tue 4 Oct 2022
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A large North Island GP network has been hit by a cyber attack, with patient details potentially compromised.
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Breaking down BEC – the costliest risk facing your organisation
Tue 4 Oct 2022
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proofpoint
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According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s Annual Cyber Threat Report 2020-21, BEC cost Australian organisations AUD$81 million during a twelve month period.
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Continuous attack attempts discovered on Atlassian Confluence zero day
Mon 3 Oct 2022
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atlassian
Following a coordinated disclosure of a zero-day vulnerability by Volexity in Atlassian Confluence, attackers went wild to exploit it.
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Commonwealth tackling rising cybercrime threat in Asia
Mon 3 Oct 2022
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Ransomware, identity theft, and virtual security attacks identified as growing threats to security and economic growth.
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75% of AU companies had cloud security incident in past year
Thu 29 Sep 2022
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cloud security
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According to new Venafi research, complexity is due to increase, as companies plan to host more applications in the cloud.
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Ransomware attacks continue to increase, report finds
Tue 27 Sep 2022
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Nearly a quarter of businesses have suffered a ransomware attack, with a fifth occurring in the past 12 months.
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