The Australian Cyber Security Centre has launched an online service to allow Australian businesses and government agencies to report online security incidents.
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It's been a relatively quiet weekend here in the US, government screwup-wise. But that doesn't mean there's not a lot going on 'round the world, especially when it comes to cyberattacks and cybercrime.
The Australian government has today launched a new cybercrime reporting service known as ACORN.
Government says it plans to ask the U.S. how it can decrypt data sent over messaging services such as WhatsApp and Viber, and complain about the lack of cooperation from U.S. service providers in aiding its cybercrime investigations.
Amid growing public outcry over India's controversial IT Act, the government notes arrests have jumped by nearly one-third from previous year which it says reflects rising trend of cybercrime in the country.
Country's Supreme Court puts new cybercrime law on hold and asks the government to respond to the 15 petitions stating that the law is unconstitutional.
The government Web sites were defaced by three separate hacker groups, which were protesting against the country's cybercrime law among other reasons.
Difficulties in keeping pace with cybercriminals and increasing amount of sensitive data make security tools still necessary for improved security posture, alongside law enforcement.
A report requested by the Ministry of Defence has found that annual cybercrime costs to the UK are less than half a previous government-backed estimate, with traditional fraud online far outweighing new crimes such as phishing
Information sent to foreign government agencies under the proposed Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 would be sent on the assumption of trust, with no enforceable mechanisms in place to ensure that the information is used for the purpose it was provided.
The Federal Government will today introduce tougher cybercrime laws into parliament that will require internet service providers to retain data on customers when requested by authorities across the globe.
Co-founder of ArcSight and vice president and chief technology officer of HP Security Solutions Hugh Njemanze said that Australia is well ahead of the US at collaboration between the government and organisations on cybercrime.
Dan Summers has won prizes worth over £37,000 in the information security talent contest, while the government has said it will contribute £18,000 to the next challenge from a £650m cybercrime pot
Computer security experts have severely criticised a government-endorsed report by Detica, questioning the £27bn annual UK cybercrime loss quoted in the document
Security requirements of government tenders should be toughened to reduce incidents of cybercrime, according to the Australian Institute of Criminology.
The government has outlined policing reforms that will set up a large national agency that will take over the cybercrime work of Soca and other bodies
The coalition government plans to ask the private sector for suggestions that will feed into cybercrime policy, with small businesses also involved
A government report into cybercrime has recommended that internet service providers (ISPs) force customers to use antivirus and firewall software or risk being disconnected.
The Australian government has recommended in a cybercrime report that ISPs should require customers to use firewalls and antivirus software
Minister pledges to make it easier for businesses to report attacks, as cybercrime agencies say that companies' fears of damage to reputation are leading to underreporting
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