May 2016

White House / AP BY: Adam Kredo Follow @Kredo0 May 31, 2016 5:00 am The White House has been unable to detect a single cyber security threat more than six months after issuing a “national emergency” to deal with what the administration identified as growing and immediate danger, according to a new government report. Six […]

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces the new cyber security policy. Photo: Fairfax Media The Australian government’s newly launched $230 million strategy to bolster cyber-security lacks adequate funding and strategic vision, according to a leading policy group. The strategy, launched by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in April, came with an acknowledgement Australia was prepared to take offensive […]

“We are all involved in an arms race,” security futurist and risk consultant Simon Moores, MD of Zentelligence (Research), told an audience at the SITA Air Transport IT Summit in Barcelona. Painting a largely gloomy picture about the future of cyber security, Moores said: “It’s not about if you’re going be hacked but rather when. […]

Sanoma publishes many of Finland’s top newspapers and magazines. Image: Jyrki Lyytikkä / Yle The Tokyo-based security software firm Trend Micro has found strong evidence that employees of Finland’s Sanoma corporation have been targeted by an attempted cyber-attack. The Russian cyber-espionage group set up a fake server that closely resembled Sanoma’s webmail server, Trend Micro’s […]

Optus Business and Macquarie University will jointly invest AU$10 million to establish a cybersecurity hub that will provide research, degree programs, executive and business short courses, professional recruiting opportunities, and consultancy services to the private sector and government agencies. Under the partnership, Optus Business and Macquarie University industry experts and academics will cover three topic […]

Share on twitter Share on Google Plus by Yolanda Redrup The Turnbull government’s cyber security strategy has come under fire from University of New South Wales professors for failing to match up to the policies of its western counterparts when it comes to spending, education, threat identification and critical infrastructure protection. According to the UNSW discussion paper […]