MPs and peers release the report on Online Safety Bill following a five-month inquiry into the draft legislation and make a number of recommendations on how it can be improved to deal with harmful content and abuse on the internet
During a ransomware attack, cybercriminals use malicious software to encrypt, steal, or delete data, then demand a ransom payment to restore it. Ransomware can have severe impacts including core business downtime, permanent data loss, intellectual property theft, privacy breaches, reputational damage and expensive recovery costs.
The Morrison government has announced plans to add 100 additional personnel to the Australian Federal Police to target cybercriminals. But the catch is, they should hire from the same talent pool the private companies woo.
Immersive’s platform will be made available across the Army’s 100,000-strong workforce, including regular, reserve and civilian staff, beginning with staff officers, and digital technical specialists, providing a “continuous cycle of human cyber capability development
Facebook rebranding itself to Meta was slated to happen. The security and privacy concerns surrounding Facebook was intensifying day by day. Its role in the 2016 Presidential Election Campaign in the US, the Brexit in the UK, the anti-vaccination campaigns across the world, and many such controversies forced Facebook to regain its lost trust by reimagining itself as a Social Technology Company instead of a Social Networking Company.
Mobile Malware is the most popular type of security threat as this infects the device through downloaded apps. Once a government employee’s mobile device is compromised, intruders can use the information accessed to compromise their work devices.
With most organizations adapting to remote working options, there has been a significant increase in security risks. According to Interpol, after the COVID-19 outbreak, cybercriminals have shifted their focus from small businesses and individuals to major corporations, large business, government departments and even critical infrastructure like healthcare.