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GUEST INTERVIEW: Daniel Smith is the Head of Research at Radware, and he joined me for a discussion on understanding cyber criminals, DDOS attacks, security conferences, ransomware, the pandemic, hacker groups and much more - and it's no teddy bear's picnic.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Daniel Smith is the Head of Research at Radware, and he joined me for a discussion on understanding cyber criminals, DDOS attacks, security conferences, ransomware, the pandemic, hacker groups and much more - and it's no teddy bear's picnic.

Published in Security

Aside from the scientists and doctors battling COVID, one of the world’s toughest jobs is running a global cyber protection company that protects the workloads of consumers, businesses, enterprise companies, governments and the world’s top sports teams, and the man for the job is former top GoDaddy executive, Patrick Pulvermueller, who joined us on iTWireTV.

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Aside from the scientists and doctors battling COVID, one of the world’s toughest jobs is running a global cyber protection company that protects the workloads of consumers, businesses, enterprise companies, governments and the world’s top sports teams, and the man for the job is former top GoDaddy executive, Patrick Pulvermueller, who joined us on iTWireTV.

Published in Security

The Verizon Business 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report (2021 DBIR) examines more breaches than ever before, and sheds light on how the most common forms of cyber-attacks affected the international security landscape during the global pandemic.

Published in Security

Students from seven NSW universities will attend NSW Police Headquarters in Parramatta on Thursday 6 May 2021 to tackle cybercrime challenges in the inaugural Cybercrime Think Tank rolled out by the NSW Police Force.

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With 37% of Australians experiencing cybercrime in the last 12 months, according to Norton, which styles itself as NortonLifeLock these days, the costs are higher than ever, with cybercrime victims collectively spending nearing 2.7 billion hours trying to resolve their issues, with Australian losses at $3 billion.

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With Bitcoin reaching US$50,000 this week, the entire cryptocurrency market has seen impressive growth last year and especially in the last six weeks of 2021 with many investors turning to digital coins as a store of value amid the COVID-19 crisis, but 2020 saw less criminal cryptocurrency theft than in 2019.

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has executed a series of search warrants across Brisbane and the Gold Coast over two days in connection to the shutdown of DarkMarket, the world's largest illegal marketplace on the dark web.

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The accelerated shift towards remote working will continue to create new opportunities for cyber attacks in the year ahead, according to one global security firm.

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GUEST OPINION by Derek Cowan, Head of Systems Engineering – ANZ at Cohesity: Throughout the world, the volume of electronic data being generated everyday continues to soar. From online shopping and financial transactions to web searches and social media, the activities of humans produce data in quantities once unimaginable.

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GUEST OPINION by Jim Cook, Attivo Networks: The COVID-19 pandemic has been a rough and costly period for many organisations, yet for one group, it has opened up a raft of potentially lucrative new targets.

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The Australian Government is investing $1.67 billion in its 2020 cyber security strategy which it says will protect and strengthen the security and resilience of Australia’s critical infrastructure, and ensure law enforcement agencies have the powers and technical capabilities to detect, target, investigate and disrupt cyber crime – including on the dark Web.

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The prevalence and severity of cyber attacks are increasing at an alarming rate every year, so much so, that statistics estimate that cybercrime will cost the global economy a colossal $6 trillion per year by 2021 - with Australia among the countries most targeted by significant cyber attacks, according to analysis by one software firm.

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Australian organisations continued to be plagued by ransomware and malware attacks by cybercriminals, according to global cybersecurity firm Sophos.

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Cyber security researcher and tools provider, Bitdefender, today publicly released its discovery of a sophisticated and dangerous cybercriminal enterprise named StrongPity which it believes to be government-sponsored and working at population surveillance and intelligence exfiltration.

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Online payments provider PayPal has revealed its counter-offensive against criminals who seek to take advantage of the COVID 19 pandemic, saying it is now actively working with law enforcement in Australia to identify and prevent opportunistic online crime.

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