Top Stories Security
- Turnbull's $230M Cyber Security Strategy: Four Industry Experts Respond
- Apple Forsakes QuickTime For Windows, Stops Security Patches
- Ransomware Cybercriminals Love Australia
- Why We Shouldn't Make Malware Victims Feel Ashamed
- How The 'Internet of Things' Impacts Security
- How To Remove The KeRanger Ransomware From Your Mac
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Cybersecurity is already a top priority for a lot of organisations. Now, with the Federal Government’s investment in this space, it’s a good time for companies to re-evaluate their approach to IT security and weave in some offensive measures when fighting against cybercriminals that are trying to gain access to their corporate networks.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to launch its $230 million Cyber Security Defence Strategy which include investments to bump up Australia’s defence against cyberattacks, hiring 100 IT security professionals and addressing the country’s skill shortage in this space. It also aims to promote collaboration between the public and private sector to fend off cyber threats to Australia and more. Read on for the details.
Intel Authenticate is a preview technology that comes with the new sixth-generation Core chips with vPro. It’s a feature that was met with excitement when it was announced in January as it brings easy multifactor authentication features to PCs that carry the new Intel vPro chips. See how it works here.
In a time when encryption is a sensitive topic and technology providers are eager to prove they have their users’ privacy at heart, reports of Blackberry handing over its global decryption key for its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service to a police agency couldn’t have come at a worse time. But when you look at the company’s stance on working with government agencies, the news doesn’t come as a complete surprise. We take a closer look at the BlackBerry decryption debacle that exploded last week.