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ACSC - Security Update - Chrome Browser

Google released Chrome version 91.0.4472.114 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The patch notes for this version can be viewed at Chrome Release Note.

ENCRYPTION - What does it Mean

17 June 2021 by Michael Giffney 0 Comments

Encryption Whenever you send private data to another computer or server on the internet, which happens many times a day, thereis some risk involved. It's a bit like Little Red Riding Hood's mother sending her to her grandmother's house on the other side of the woods. Those woods, which she has to cross alone without defence, have an assortment of dangers.

Ongoing campaign using Avaddon Ransomware - 2021-003:

  The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware an ongoing ransomware campaign utilising the Avaddon Ransomware malware. This campaign is actively targeting Australian organisations in a variety of sectors. This advisory provides details of Avaddon threat actors, dark web activity, targeted countries and sectors, the malware infection chain, and known Techniques, Tools, and Procedures (TTPs). If activity is identified relating to this advisory please report any findings to the ACSC.

Pradeo and Samsung join forces - protect mobile devices

19 May 2021 by Michael Giffney 0 Comments

Pradeo’s Mobile Threat Defense services are now integrated with Knox Manage, Samsung’s mobile device management (MDM) solution available with Knox Suite. Starting today, organizations can simply automate the protection of their mobile fleet, knocking out in a few clicks all the increasing cyberthreats (such as malware or data exfiltration) targeting enterprise mobility.

Government quietly released its new Digital Economy Strategy paper, 2018

01 February 2019 by Michael Giffney 0 Comments

Just before Christmas 2018, the Federal Government quietly unveiled its new Digital Economy Strategy - titled Australia's Tech Future (PDF).

Vodafone says Huawei ban significantly undermines Australian 5G future

29 August 2018 by Michael Giffney 0 Comments

The Australian government's decision to ban Chinese company, Huawei, from involvement in the 5G rollout is a “significant change which fundamentally undermines Australia’s 5G future”, asserts Vodafone.

Peter Dutton now responsible for cyber security portfolio

27 August 2018 by Michael Giffney 0 Comments

Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has ditched a separate Minister for Cyber Security, instead folding the portfolio into the Home Affairs department under Peter Dutton.

Proposed law will force carriers to give access to smartphone content

15 August 2018 by Michael Giffney 0 Comments

Australia's proposed cyber-security legislation, released yesterday, will force carriers and social media giants to provide police with access to content and systems - or face fines up to $10 million.

Resilient Sydney lists cyber attack as least likely acute shock

30 July 2018 by Michael Giffney 0 Comments

Cyber attack is last on a list of "acute shocks" that Sydney faces according to Resilient Sydney: a strategy for city resilience plan released by Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore.

Shopping online at work is cyber-security risk for business

10 July 2018 by Michael Giffney 0 Comments

Nearly half of Australian employees admit to online shopping at work. What they don’t realise is that they could be compromising their employer’s cyber-security,

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