Gone in 15 seconds: why faster bank transfers make Australia an even bigger target for email fraud | CSO

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks have become the most lucrative form of cybercrime for increasingly meticulous, strategic criminals – and forthcoming changes in Australian banking settlements will turn local businesses into globally appealing targets, a security executive has warned.

Source: Gone in 15 seconds: why faster bank transfers make Australia an even bigger target for email fraud – CSO | The Resource for Data Security Executives

Concerned about privacy, Australians embrace mandatory data-breach scheme | CSO

Australians are becoming more concerned about their privacy and businesses are signing on for privacy-awareness activities as a result, the government’s information commissioner has noted as figures suggest 40 percent of Australians are uncomfortable with the government using their personal details for research or policy-making purposes.

Source: Concerned about privacy, Australians embrace mandatory data-breach scheme – CSO | The Resource for Data Security Executives

Australian companies face an increasing threat from domestic DDoS instigators | CSO

Australian organisations are being hit by over 450 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks every day and fully a quarter of them are coming from domestic sources, analysts have warned as figures show DDoS attacks making a resurgence after nearly a year of decline.

Source: Australian companies face an increasing threat from domestic DDoS instigators – CSO | The Resource for Data Security Executives

Hacking – it’s the social element that counts, ASD Essential Eight plus One | CSO

It’s often said that hacking is a technology problem. While it is a technology problem, it’s also very much a human and business problem. Hacking, and data breaches, are a huge issue.

Source: Hacking – it’s the social element that counts – CSO | The Resource for Data Security Executives