SecurityBrief Australia - Technology news for CISOs & cybersecurity decision-makers

Stories by Mark Lukie

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Bad bots make up 30% of internet traffic and they’re after APIs
Mon, 6th Nov 2023
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APIs are designed to connect and share data with other applications – and it can be easy to underestimate just how exposed that data is.
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How OT/IT security gaps threaten industrial transformation in Australia
Mon, 2nd Oct 2023
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To reap the full benefits of Industry 4.0, security teams need to understand what they can do to harden their legacy systems.
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SASE – Take security to users, not make them come to you
Wed, 21st Jun 2023
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One platform with a single pane of glass provides secure access for users to the services they need or want, when they want them, wherever they are. .
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You’ve dealt with the ransomware, how come it’s back?
Thu, 20th Apr 2023
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The research shows that in 2022, 33% of Australian ransomware victims were hit more than once, highlighting the need for improved cybersecurity measures.
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The costs of email breaches that hit over 70% of Australian companies
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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Email remains the most widely used business communication channel. It is also an attractive target for cybercriminals.
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Why cloud-based resources still need effective backup
Tue, 31st Jan 2023
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As businesses have come to terms with the benefits of cloud platforms, many are working to shift their IT workloads to this more flexible environment.
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The 'A-B-C' of effective application security
Tue, 17th May 2022
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Software applications have been a key tool for businesses for decades, but the way they are designed and operated has changed during the past few years.
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The business benefits of cloud-to-cloud backups
Mon, 14th Jun 2021
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By taking the time to review how data is being stored and protected, organisations can take advantage of these tools while maintaining effective data security.
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Bait, hook and catch – targeted spearphishing on the rise
Fri, 3rd May 2019
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Cyber heists evolve; firms targeted with cunning spearphishing scams, says FBI.
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Caught in the wild: A look at email scams and spam
Tue, 21st Aug 2018
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email security
Every day cybercriminals come up with a wide variety of phishing tactics with the intent of scamming innocent users.
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Collaboration tool APIs leaving organisations vulnerable
Mon, 9th Jul 2018
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Alongside the migration to the cloud has been the rise of application programming interfaces (APIs) and artificial intelligence (AI).
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What to consider when moving into the cloud generation… securely
Tue, 21st Nov 2017
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IT professionals are starting to realise just how different securing a cloud computing environment is from traditional on-premises IT environments.
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Move over ransomware; put spear phishing on your radar
Fri, 29th Sep 2017
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Spear phishers continue to exploit security weaknesses in organisations using social engineering. It’s becoming the most significant security threat.