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Women in Cyber Security: Seven Women Who Have Rocked the World of Cyber Security

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Women in Cyber Security: Seven Women Who Have Rocked the World of Cyber Security It was International Day of the Girl on the 11th of October. This day has been observed since it’s launch in 2012 to address issues affecting young women around the world like child marriage, inequality and…


The Future of the Security Industry

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The Future of the Security Industry Security in Australia is a growing industry. The estimated annual revenue generated by the Australian Private Security industry is approximately 11 billion dollars. The industry employs over 180,000 people including over 153,000 licensed security professionals which makes this industry significantly larger than both the…


Ten Cyber Security Strategies That You Can Easily Implement Right Now

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Ten Cyber Security Strategies That You Can Easily Implement, Right Now Use strong passwords Install anti-virus software Get a VPN Two factor authentification Pay with your phone Clear your cache Stop saving your passwords in websites Use secure and approved cloud services Reset your default wifi password Don't use USB…


Australian Cyber Week 2020 commences today!

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Australian Cyber Week 2020 commences today! Cyber Week provides opportunities for Australian cyber security and related organisations to showcase their capabilities and network with peers, potential investors and customers. It also provides a great way for cyber curious individuals and organisations to better understand what cyber security can do and…


Courses in Cyber Security For 21st Century Careers

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Courses in Cyber Security For 21st Century Careers It’s coming towards the end of the year where we begin to assess our career paths. Students who are graduating from high school are also considering the pathway they will take into 2021. In this day and age, there’s no doubt that…


ASIO working to prevent foreign spies from stealing Australian coronavirus vaccine research

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ASIO working to prevent foreign spies from stealing Australian coronavirus vaccine research Scientists searching for a COVID-19 vaccine have received assistance from an unlikely source — Australia's top spies. The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) has been working with medical institutions and scientific organisations to ensure their highly sought-after research…


‘One click’: How your Alexa could be silently hacked

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‘One click’: How your Alexa could be silently hacked Australians who own Alexa devices have been warned against a vulnerability that allowed for hackers to control the device with a single click. Although the vulnerability has now been fixed, cyber threat intelligence research firm Check Point said it was critical…


Public forum hosted by South Australian Tourism Commission ‘Zoombombed’ with pornography

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Public forum hosted by South Australian Tourism Commission 'Zoombombed' with pornography A public forum hosted online by Events South Australia yesterday had to be cut short after it was inundated with pornography in the latest round of so-called Zoombombing. Key points: Passwords and links to the Zoom forum shared on…


Cyber attack hits Lion

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Cyber attack hits Lion Lion has suffered a cyber attack which forced it to shut down its IT systems, causing disruption to suppliers and customers. Lion explained it was working hard to “minimise disruption to customers and suppliers” although it is not yet clear what form that disruption will take.…


The Importance of Cyber Security in the 21st Century

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The Importance of Cyber Security in the 21st Century Whether you are a multinational company, small enterprise or average joe, you are no doubt at risk of a cyber attack. Why? Because the world has never been as interconnected than it is today. In Australia alone, 87% of us own a…


How Small Businesses Can Improve Cyber Security Without Breaking the Bank

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How Small Businesses Can Improve Cyber Security Without Breaking the Bank While organizations of all sizes have benefited from the efficiencies and conveniences of taking their business digital, it’s not without risks. Cyber security in today’s hyperconnected world is a necessity for large, medium and small businesses alike. Smaller businesses…


Looking for a career? Huge demand for cyber security roles forecast

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Looking for a career? Huge demand for cyber security roles forecast Jason Duerden just sort of 'fell into' cyber security, a pathway he said is surprisingly common in the industry. "I started out in a business degree, moved on to a masters in business and MBA, and really got into…

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