Posts Tagged ‘cyber security’

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…


Snapdragon chip flaws put >1 billion Android phones at risk of data theft

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Snapdragon chip flaws put >1 billion Android phones at risk of data theft There’s no word on when Google and phone makers will incorporate fix from Qualcomm. A billion or more Android devices are vulnerable to hacks that can turn them into spying tools by exploiting more than 400 vulnerabilities…


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.…


Cyber attack on wool sales a wake-up call for agriculture

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Cyber attack on wool sales a wake-up call for agriculture The cyber attack on the computer software underpinning the Australian wool trade shows how vulnerable agriculture is to malicious hackers, according to a Charles Sturt University academic. Associate Professor Lihong Zheng from the university's School of Computing and Mathematics and…


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…