Macquarie Telecom Group has called on the Australian Government to act on its new cyber security strategy immediately, saying that the strategy “crucially paves the way” for the creation of sovereign jobs and skills development in Australia “when it’s needed most”.
The defence industry lobby group Australian Strategic Policy Institute is acting to ratchet up tensions with Australia's major trading partner China and using funds it gets from the Federal Government for this purpose, more than $20 million at last count, the Australian arm of the Chinese telecommunications equipment company Huawei Technologies says in a strongly-worded blog post.
The only logical conclusion that one can draw from the latest inspired effort from the defence industry lobby group, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute — calling for ISPs to provide a clean Internet — is that the good people at this institute have been smoking some very strong stuff.
The defence industry-funded lobby group, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, has many shortcomings. But it has numerous strong points too, chief among which is its unceasing ability to spread misinformation, propaganda and heighten the fear index in society.
The global cyber security market grew by 9.7% for the first quarter of 2020 year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, but adds that this trend is unlikely to continue for the remainder of the year as IT budgets come under increasing pressure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
One good thing about cyber attacks on Australia is the fact that they unearth a large number of highly talented cyber security professionals who have been hiding in the shadows. Given the dearth of talent in this sector, it is indeed a welcome development.
The latest version of Palo Alto Networks' Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) applies machine learning to various aspects of security.
RMIT Online has introduced two new postgraduate programs that equip students with high-demand technology skills in emerging specialisations, including cyber security and blockchain-enabled business.
Australia will be awash with IoT devices in the next few years according to Palo Alto Networks which cites a new report forecasting that the global value of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices being used in homes globally reached more than US$1 billion in 2019 - and will reach US$5.3 billion by 2023.
Fast-growing companies face security challenges in overwhelmed HR departments, with a myriad of challenges that didn’t affect them as much when they were smaller – creating pressure which can potentially open up cyber security vulnerabilities while staff are distracted by the various administrative and compliance tasks associated with onboarding and offboarding employees.
American companies remained the most active investors in the cyber security technology space during the five years between 2014 and 2018, according to a newly published analyst report.
Multinational software provider Citrix Systems is collaborating with global cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks in a deal aimed at expanding its network protection.
Cyber security solutions for public cloud and as-a-service grew by 46% year-on-year for the first quarter of the current year, the analyst firm Canalys says.
Global quarterly spending on cyber security rose above the US$10 billion mark for the first time in the last three months of 2018, the analyst firm Canalys says, adding that, according to its estimates, the total investment in cyber security for the year touched US$37 billion, a rise of 9% year-on-year.
Security firm Palo Alto Networks claims to have found samples of malware spread by a group known as Rocke that uninstalls five different cloud security protection and monitoring products from Linux servers that have already been compromised due to their running certain applications with known vulnerabilities.
Security outfit Palo Alto Networks claims the US was the top country for hosting malicious domains and exploit kits in the second quarter of 2018 - but refuses to say what data was evaluated to reach this conclusion.
A cryptocurrency miner known as DiscordiaMiner, which made an appearance last year, appears to have now morphed into a new variant known as Rarog, the network and enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks claims. Rarog runs only on Windows.
IT solutions and managed services provider Thomas Duryea Logicalis has launched a CSO as-a-service initiative which it claims adds new capabilities to an already comprehensive security lifecycle offering.
Google's Android mobile operating system now presents attackers with a bigger threat opportunity than even Windows PCs, in terms of shipments, usage, installed base and the number of vulnerable targets, it has been claimed.
Following a restructure, IT solutions and managed services provider Thomas Duryea Logicalis has appointed Gavin Coulthard to the role of national security practice manager.
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