Emotet: International operation takes down world’s most dangerous malware
Investigators from the United States, England, Canada, France, Netherlands, Lithuania and the Ukraine joined forces for this massive takedown…
Does a passwordless future ensure effective cybersecurity?
Let’s be frank—passwords are still the bane of our online existence. They’re living fossils, throwbacks to a time when a secret string of characters was the only thing available to secure accounts. Thankfully, there are now secure and easy to use authentication options which let organisations relegate passwords to computing’s Jurassic era. We’ve all been there. Staring… Continue reading Does a passwordless future ensure effective cybersecurity?
Data breach: plugging a hole to save your company’s skin
The Covid-19 pandemic has not only seen us change our ways of working. Cybercriminals have adjusted the way they work, intensifying their focus on low-hanging fruit like the ‘quick fixes’ many organisations implemented to support employees working remotely. According to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), the number of data breach notifications attributed to ransomware… Continue reading Data breach: plugging a hole to save your company’s skin
How to survive in the age of crises
No matter the crisis, belated planning is a recipe for disaster. Crisis and business continuity teams won’t have sufficient time to revisit untested plans, let alone build new ones from scratch. Instead, companies should start putting plans and playbooks in place to manage the effects of disruptive incidents, especially those most likely to occur in… Continue reading How to survive in the age of crises
When it comes to security, there is no finish line
Byline: Jim Cook, Regional ANZ Director, Malwarebytes The introduction of the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme (NDBS) in February 2018 focused the attention of Australian businesses on security. Since that time, there have been more than 800 breaches reported – the majority of them from the healthcare sector. With this focus in mind, the business sector… Continue reading When it comes to security, there is no finish line