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  • The premise of personal risk management skills: Why we should start with the fundamentals

    The premise of personal risk management skills: Why we should start with the fundamentals

    The complexities and threats of our fast paced and modern world have never been more diverse or challenging than they are now, ranging from ever evolving cybercrime, modern day terrorism to old fashioned violent assault and petty crime. In addition, the fast-paced world, and the way we live brings levels of stress and pressure that […]

  • Hackers are humans: let’s beat them with soldiers

    Hackers are humans: let’s beat them with soldiers

    In terms of the security of our information systems, it is my opinion that western materialism is contributing to Australia’s growing cyber risk. We are increasingly viewing our information systems as an entity that can be defended with a one stop shop of cyber security products. This type of thinking is leaving our economy and […]

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  • Fortinet Recommended in NSS Labs Data Centre Security Gateway Test

    Fortinet Recommended in NSS Labs Data Centre Security Gateway Test

    FortiGate Data Centre Next-Generation Firewalls Offer the Industry’s Most Effective Combination of Security, Performance, and Value Jon McGettigan, senior regional director Australia, NZ & South Pacific Islands, Fortinet “The transition to the cloud and increasing use of cloud-based applications are driving core network speeds above 100 gigabits per second. Enterprises are adapting to these changes […]

  • 2017 Defence Year in Review: Chinese military developments and Russian geopolitical posturing

    2017 Defence Year in Review: Chinese military developments and Russian geopolitical posturing

    Peter Felstead, editor, Jane’s Defence Weekly by IHS Markit While 2017 may draw to a close with the Islamic State all but successfully defeated in Iraq and Syria — restoring some semblance of order to the early 21st century geopolitical paradigm — when the year is reviewed through a more traditional ‘Cold War lens’ the […]

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  • Los Angeles Airport introduces contactless self-service biometric boarding

    Los Angeles Airport introduces contactless self-service biometric boarding

    Vision-Box has just implemented a paperless biometric self-boarding solution to expedite passenger flow and improve traveler experience Los Angeles Airport is trialing an advanced biometric self-boarding solution by Vision-Box to clear travelers flying out of the USA in a contactless, quick and secure way. The new passenger flow solution allows travelers to board their aircraft […]

  • Australian startup selected to join Asia's leading fintech hub

    Australian startup selected to join Asia’s leading fintech hub

    Moneycatcha Pty Ltd moves into Stone & Chalk and expands team Innovative Australian fintech startup, Moneycatcha Pty Ltd, has been selected to join fintech hub Stone & Chalk’s Sydney office following a rigorous vetting process, in a move that cements the company’s footing on Australia’s East and West coasts and signals confidence in its unique […]

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  • 2017 Defence Year in Review: Chinese military developments and Russian geopolitical posturing

    2017 Defence Year in Review: Chinese military developments and Russian geopolitical posturing

    Peter Felstead, editor, Jane’s Defence Weekly by IHS Markit While 2017 may draw to a close with the Islamic State all but successfully defeated in Iraq and Syria — restoring some semblance of order to the early 21st century geopolitical paradigm — when the year is reviewed through a more traditional ‘Cold War lens’ the […]

  • Los Angeles Airport introduces contactless self-service biometric boarding

    Los Angeles Airport introduces contactless self-service biometric boarding

    Vision-Box has just implemented a paperless biometric self-boarding solution to expedite passenger flow and improve traveler experience Los Angeles Airport is trialing an advanced biometric self-boarding solution by Vision-Box to clear travelers flying out of the USA in a contactless, quick and secure way. The new passenger flow solution allows travelers to board their aircraft […]

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  • NCCoE Releases FRN for TLS Server Certificate Management

    NCCoE Releases FRN for TLS Server Certificate Management

    The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has posted a Federal Register notice (FRN) for the TLS Server Certificate Management project. This notice invites technology vendors to participate in the collaborative project. This project will use commercially available and open source technologies to develop a cybersecurity reference design that can be implemented in […]

  • Nexusguard Research Highlights Multi-Vector Attacks, Android Botnets as Major Q3 Cybersecurity Issue

    Nexusguard Research Highlights Multi-Vector Attacks, Android Botnets as Major Q3 Cybersecurity Issue

    Cybersecurity report findings reveal 55 percent of attacks use multiple vectors for maximum complexity Multi-vector attacks dominated distributed denial of service (DDoS) in the third quarter of 2017, reaching nearly 55 percent of attack types and typically blending UDP-flood, NTP amplification and other popular vectors, according to Nexusguard‘s “Q3 2017 Threat Report.” The quarterly report, […]

  • NEC to provide disaster prevention system in Indonesia

    NEC to provide disaster prevention system in Indonesia

    – Offering stronger disaster prevention measures with accurate grasp of earthquake observation data – NEC Corporation has announced the supply of a wide-area disaster prevention system to the Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency of the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesia). A grant aid from the Japanese government program for improving equipment for disaster risk management will […]

  • Top risks for 2018: Cyber threats and the politics of personality

    Top risks for 2018: Cyber threats and the politics of personality

    Increased threat of large scale cyber attacks targeted at critical infrastructure a key global risk for 2018 The increasingly personalised and assertive style of national leaders makes planning very difficult for businesses 2018 will be a year of geo-political fragility that has the potential to trigger shockwaves to global stability and business confidence Businesses in 2018 will face […]

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    PIMCO Cyclical Outlook: Peak Growth

  • Secureworks Discovers North Korean Cyber Threat Group, Lazarus, Spearphishing Financial Executives of Cryptocurrency Companies

    Secureworks Discovers North Korean Cyber Threat Group, Lazarus, Spearphishing Financial Executives of Cryptocurrency Companies

    In November 2017, Secureworks Counter Threat Unit (CTU) researchers discovered the North Korean cyber threat group, known as Lazarus Group and internally tracked as NICKEL ACADEMY by Secureworks, had launched a malicious spearphishing campaign using the lure of a job opening for the CFO role at a European-based cryptocurrency company. CTU researchers assess this as […]