The Australian Computer Emergency Response Team (AusCERT) is a not-for-profit security group that provides advice to the Australian public, team members, and the education sector. AusCERT monitors and evaluates global computer network threats and vulnerabilities, publishing security bulletins and recommended prevention and mitigation strategies.
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AusCERT general manager Graham Ingram has rejected Eugene Kaspersky's view that the current golden age of cybercrime will be over in a few years — because the crimes are just too easy to commit.
Android is widely accepted as being iOS' greatest rival, but, according to Dell SecureWorks security researcher Timothy Vidas, it has a host of issues that have made it a target for malware authors.
The last 12 months have seen a clear shift in the way information security is discussed. It used to be all about cybercrime. Now, there's talk of war.
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise, and, according to Earthwave CEO Carlos Minassian, the situation will get worse when the National Broadband Network (NBN) rolls out.
The differing missions of the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI have led to a split over telecommunications intercept policies — which Americans call "wiretaps" — according to computer scientist Susan Landau.
The way in which IT departments have been approaching information security is flawed, according to Juniper Networks senior director and security architect Christopher Hoff, who said that security departments need to adopt automation to free up their time to think outside the box.
What's an IPO and why is Facebook doing it? How's this year's AusCERT? Where's our slice of Raspberry Pi? And where are Josh and Michael?
The golden age of cybercrime could come to a close as soon as 2014, according to Kaspersky Lab founder Eugene Kaspersky — as long as the world changes how it coordinates on creating laws to govern the internet.
Allowing users to bring their own devices (BYOD) needn't be difficult, even for the government, according to the senior manager for the ACT Government's IT security, Peter Major.
The 2012 AusCERT conference continues with Star Wars, censorship, cyber attacks and machines becoming self-aware.
Manipulating the internet's domain-name system (DNS) to reduce the impact of criminal malware DNSChanger has proved successful. Extending the technique to deal with other matters, however, represents the thin end of a wedge, according to DNS pioneer Dr Paul Vixie.
Despite the fact that the industry standard for protecting credit and debit card information doesn't address moving card information to the cloud, it can still be done safely, according to Bridge Point Communications chief information officer Dr David Ross.
Transaction profiling, one of the most effective ways for banks and ecommerce firms to detect online fraud, is under threat, as criminals assemble ever more complex transnational operations.
Palo Alto Networks has been looking through its customers' logs to uncover what employees are doing on the company network.