Category: Frontline Security

FDI Strategic Analysis Paper - The Emerging Strategic Importance of India’s Joint Military Exercises

FDI Strategic Analysis Paper – The Emerging Strategic Importance of India’s Joint Military Exercises

The Indian Ocean Research Programme is pleased to release its latest Strategic Analysis Paper: The Emerging Strategic Importance of India’s Joint Military Exercises. In this analysis, FDI Visiting Fellow Balaji Chandramohan assesses the future ramifications of India’s most recent joint military exercises to find that, with their emphasis on aircraft carrier operations, air defence, surface and […]

Carbon Black innovation future proofs businesses from fast-evolving ransomware threats

Carbon Black innovation future proofs businesses from fast-evolving ransomware threats

Latest Release of Cb Defense sets industry standard for next-generation antivirus with streaming ransomware prevention and live response Carbon Black has announced the Q3 2017 release of Cb Defense, the company’s next-generation antivirus (NGAV) and endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution. Powered by ‘Streaming Ransomware Prevention’ technology, Cb Defense is the market’s first NGAV plus EDR […]

Trend Micro midyear 2017 security report reveals Australia received third highest number of malware detections globally

Trend Micro midyear 2017 security report reveals Australia received third highest number of malware detections globally

Security review highlights the need for Australian organisations to increase security investment Trend Micro has released its 2017 Midyear Security Roundup: The Cost of Compromise report, highlighting that in addition to facing increased ransomware, Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams and Internet of Things (IoT) attacks, businesses now also need to contend with the threat of cyberpropaganda. […]

A safe and secure Australia? Australians may never have been more insecure

A safe and secure Australia? Australians may never have been more insecure

There is a deep divide and disparity between the Australian political message of ‘we will protect you and will keep Australia safe’ and the operational message from police and emergency services of “don’t count on us being there in your greatest time of need – we may not be coming as quickly as you may […]

Islamic State Seeks to Increase Manpower – by Shifting Narrative on Womens Role in Jihad, IHS Markit Says

Islamic State Seeks to Increase Manpower – by Shifting Narrative on Womens Role in Jihad, IHS Markit Says

Dwindling pool of male militants leads the group to seek out untapped resource: female fighters The Islamic State is urging women to become actively engaged in its battles, in a significant ideological move that highlights the groups bid to increase its manpower, according to new analysis has released from Conflict Monitor by IHS Markit. Facing […]

Infrastructure Resilience: Terrorism and the built environment

Infrastructure Resilience: Terrorism and the built environment

The increasing global terrorism threat presents new challenges and concerns for governments, the private sector and communities alike. There are risk-based measures that the public and private sectors should be adopting – particularly in Australia – to address the increased threat environment. Australia and the rising threat of terrorism There is no doubt the global […]

APSM Sep/Oct – Editor’s Desk

APSM Sep/Oct – Editor’s Desk

“We express our deep concern at test of a “thermonuclear explosive device for an intercontinental ballistic missile” announced by the DPRK on September 3….We cannot but regret the fact the DPRK leadership is creating grave threats to peace and security on the Korean Peninsular and the whole region by its actions” – Statement of the […]

North Korea conducts its sixth and largest nuclear test yet – analysis

North Korea conducts its sixth and largest nuclear test yet – analysis

Gabriel Dominguez, Asia Editor at Jane’s Defence Weekly, IHS Markit North Korea carried out on 3 September what it claimed was a successful underground test of a hydrogen bomb designed to be mounted on its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). The country’s sixth and largest nuclear test thus far was carried out “to examine and confirm […]

Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector

Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector

NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, Draft Special Publication 1800-9: “Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector” What’s the guide about? Today’s threat landscape has created ever-increasing challenges for financial services companies as they work to protect important financial assets and customer data. Financial services companies are under a high and sustained level of attack, in […]

Naval Group Australia opens Future Submarine Office in Adelaide

Naval Group Australia opens Future Submarine Office in Adelaide

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has opened Naval Group Australia’s new Future Submarine Program Office in Adelaide. Minister Pyne said the establishment of Naval Group’s Adelaide headquarters demonstrates the group’s commitment to maximising Australian industry involvement in this historic program. “The opening of Naval Group Australia’s new Adelaide office supports the […]