cybersecurity
Cyber security

It’s been a great year for cyberhackers trying to crack open financial services

- May 26, 2021 3 MIN READ

Banks, investment firms and other financial services and insurance (FSI) companies suffered from a massive boost in cybercriminals’ attention during 2020, according to a new analysis that identified 3.4 billion credential-stuffing attacks targeted at FSI firms alone. That included a 45 per cent year-on-year jump in credential stuffing – in which cybercriminals use stolen login credentials to… Read more »

Cyber security

The tech sector says the budget’s response to addressing cybersecurity threats ‘falls short’

- May 14, 2021 3 MIN READ

While technology-industry figures have welcome a smattering of relevant Budget allocations, many have warned that its failings in areas such as skills development and cybersecurity defence will have dire long-term consequences. Despite announcing $1.2b in tech-industry support and tax breaks, this Budget’s biggest technology-industry investments related to the $301.8m expansion of the My Health Record system and… Read more »