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CSO Webinar: What's next in the cyber-threat landscape?

With so much change all the time, how can executives best prepare their businesses to meet the security challenges of the coming years? CSO Australia, in conjunction with Mimecast, explored this question in an interactive Webinar that looks at how the threat landscape has evolved – and what we can expect in 2019 and beyond.

CSO staff | 21 Nov | Read more

Australian companies kicking security own-goals as military data theft highlights escalating cyber risk

Revelations that 30GB of sensitive Australian military data were exfiltrated from a subcontractor have underscored the risk faced by Australian companies that continue to leave themselves exposed by failing to employ “established and relatively straightforward cyber security measures”, the federal government’s peak cybersecurity body has warned as new data points confirms that local businesses are seeing increasing losses to cyber-attackers.

David Braue | 06 Nov | Read more

License-photo matching “straightforward” as face-recognition targets live crowds and financial transactions

The controversial application of face-recognition technology to millions of Australian driver’s license photos is a “relatively small database” in global terms, according to a biometrics executive who says today’s face-recognition algorithms are fast enough to scan thousands of faces at a time and robust enough to secure everyday financial transactions.

David Braue | 11 Oct | Read more

SMBs lag in security-driven hiring

Small organizations still struggle to stay on top of threats and keep their networks and IT assets safe, even as larger organization lay the groundwork to tackle future challenges, a new survey of security and IT decision-makers reveals.

CSO staff | 04 Oct | Read more