Let's face it. Software has holes. And hackers love to exploit them. New vulnerabilities appear almost daily. If you have software - we all do - you need to keep tabs on the latest vulnerabilities.
Articles about Security
Security checklists like the Australian Signals Directorate's Top 4 Mitigation Strategies are valuable, but to treat them as universal compliance mechanisms is a mistake. A risk-based approach is essential.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 28, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
An upcoming audit has found massive failings across Polish institutions when it comes to digital threats.
Sony Pictures Entertainment's internal network was reportedly hijacked this week, and it seems corporate data has leaked on to the web.
The Department of Homeland Security has warned of a serious and easily exploited remote execution flaw in Siemens' WinCC SCADA software.
The Internet of Things will complicate security, redefine privacy, and require new laws. Both business and government must rise to the challenge -- and they need to get started right now.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will apply to the attorney-general to retain its access to metadata after mandatory data-retention legislation has passed the parliament.
There is a major difference between law-enforcement agencies and media accessing metadata, but arguably that changes when it comes to politicians using taxpayer-funded phones.
The Australian Senate committee for the scrutiny of Bills has slammed the government's decision to leave the data set out of mandatory data-retention legislation.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has launched its Australian Internet Security Initiative portal to give internet service providers access to information about what IPs in their networks are infected by malware.
Companies are already seeing wearables around the workplace but it seems many haven't considered the wave of adoption that could be imminent — and the privacy and security issues it will raise.
Google's Project Zero bug hunters have published details of a critical vulnerability in Adobe Reader for Windows that was patched in September.
Over five years since the last review, the Australian government has announced a new wide-ranging review into cybersecurity.
The very type of records that Attorney-General George Brandis would like Australian telecommunications companies to retain from customers for two years have been deemed too personal for release under Freedom of Information when they belong to him.
Worse than a solution looking for a problem, the campaign to regulate ISPs aggressively is based on lies. Netflix and one transit ISP were the source of performance problems earlier this year.