Cyber Security

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. […]

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 […]

Countries in the Asia-Pacific region must strengthen cooperation on cyber security not only to protect themselves but also their citizens, Malacañang said on Sunday. Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. made the statement as Malacañang welcomed the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’  adoption of the Philippine proposal to create a cyber security group amid the increasingly […]

According to all the evidence, UK firms are still failing to take basic precautions against cyber attacks. This often includes crucial basic procedures such as teaching employees about cyber security and consistently backing up mission critical or customer sensitive data. A recent government report states that two-thirds of large UK firms have been hit by […]

ABU DHABI and DUBAI, May 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Poll is aimed at raising awareness regarding corporate UAE‘s attitude to rising cyber security threat DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, has found that 48% of respondents to its DarkMatter Cyber Security Poll say their organisations do not have a senior management […]