The Australian security technology and services market is forecast to hit $1.7 billion in 2013 due to the expansion of the technologies enterprises use to improve their security, according to a new Gartner report.
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The average cost of a data breach to an Australian enterprise increased from A$2.16 million in 2011 to $2.72 million last year, according to the Ponemon Institute’s 2013 Cost of Data Breach Study.
Strong executive desire to use iPhones led the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities to start looking for solutions that would separate government from personal information.
Australians will continue to be the target of ATM skimming by international crime syndicates unless banks fast track the rollout of ATM chip technology, said Queensland Police Detective Superintendent Brian Hay at the AusCERT event on the Gold Coast.
Google has urged security professionals to help Australians stay safe on the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Feelings of shame and despair at being conned out of $300,000 by a convincing Nigerian based email scam led Queensland interior decorator Jill Ambrose to attempt suicide twice.
Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has begun an investigation after some Telstra customer's phone numbers, names and home addresses contained in spreadsheets were found online during a Google search.
Cyber safety awareness may still be lacking amongst the wider community, but so is information on how people can protect themselves from attacks, according to research from the Australian Information Security Association (AISA).
The Australian data centre services market is forecast to hit revenues of over $1.5 billion by 2019, according to a new report by Frost & Sullivan.
NextDC (ASX: NXT) has received a quality management system certification from the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
Telstra has issued a formal apology to affected customers after phone numbers, names and home addresses contained in spreadsheets were found online during a Google search.
Little progress has been made with securing Western Australia universities and TAFEs against cyber security attacks, according to the Audit Results Report 2012 tabled by Western Australian Auditor General, Colin Murphy.
Senator Catryna Bilyk and members of the Joint Select Committee on Cyber Safety will visit two indigenous schools in Brisbane tomorrow to discuss cyber bullying with students and teachers.
Two Australian cyber security experts have called for the cultivation of cyber security talent as the government considers a reform of the 457 visa system.
With less than 12 months to go before the introduction of the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, Australian enterprises are being encouraged to see the changes as a way to build customer trust through good privacy practices.