Security firm Keeper conducted a study of 10 million passwords that became public through data breaches that occurred in 2016. As a result, the 25 most common passwords have been revealed.
WatchGuard technologies has revealed its cyber security predictions and trends for 2017.
The world’s information security practitioners have given global cyber security readiness a “C-” average with an overall score of 70 per cent, according to a new report from Tenable Network Security.
The Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) has released a report detailing the security issues with IoT devices and a range of recommendations to solve these issues.
A recent analysis from security company Zscaler reveals the IoT devices that are most at risk of attack.
Just how secure are text-based passwords, really? Associate Professor Gao Debin from Singapore Management University has shown the need for alternatives to the ubiquitous, text-based user authentication method.
Australian cities Sydney and Melbourne rank 12th and 15th in the world respectively for cyber attack threat, with the entire nation at risk of losing $16 billion, according to a new global threat report.
Research from ANU shows executive/board knowledge of cyber risks among medium sized businesses is inadequate and board-level governance of cyber security risks varies wildly between organisations.
A security researcher has come up with an unconventional solution to protect IoT devices against Mirai, a DDoS source code that has been wreaking havoc over the past month
By embedding leaves with carbon nanotubes, MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and wirelessly relay that information to a handheld device similar to a smartphone.
Australia has entered the bid for quantum encrypted communications with a new cloning method that surpasses previous cloning limits, and can be realised using existing fibre optic infrastructure.
Rockwell Automation has introduced the Allen-Bradley Stratix 5950 security appliance, which incorporates new security technologies to help protect plant-floor systems.
The CSIRO’s digital research unit Data61 has opened its Cyber Security and Innovation Hub, which is expected to create 140 jobs over the next three years.
A recent study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has found that ‘cyber security fatigue’ is taking over, causing computer users to make risky decisions.
Dubbed Mirai, this malware code scans the internet for vulnerable IoT devices that are protected by factory default usernames and passwords.
According to new research from Chatham House, the next big cyber attack could be on space – and the consequences could be disastrous.
According to CyberArk, access to privileged accounts information is one of the biggest threats to cyber security for today’s companies.
Schneider Electric has launched its Industrial Cybersecurity Practice in Australia to improve protection for utility, resources and manufacturing industries.
According to a new study by the University at Buffalo (UB), smartphones are an ideal tool to steal sensitive data from 3D printers.
For the first time, engineers have developed a fast random number generator based on a quantum mechanical process that could deliver the world’s most secure encryption keys in a package tiny enough to use in a mobile device.