Australian corporations hit by massive Microsoft Server hack, hospitals in eastern Melbourne face disruptions, airline travellers warned about data breach, multinational dairy giant targeted by cyber-attackers, and Acer reportedly hit with a $50 million ransomware attack.
We’re more than a year into the Great Work-From-Home Experiment, and it has taken a toll on not just our mental well-being, but also our cybersecurity.
Today’s cyber adversaries use a well-orchestrated deception strategy to sneak past technological and human defences. Cyber protection must extend beyond standalone and ad-hoc measures to thwart attacks and attempts at impersonation.
Ageing infrastructure, poor security practices and unwillingness to change have always held back cybersecurity in the energy sector, but the dangers are growing far too large to ignore.
ASIC and Reserve Bank of NZ become the latest targets of the Accellion hack, Emotet gets disrupted by a global police operation, massive data leak exposes information scraped from more than 2 million Australian social media accounts, and hackers use fake collaboration apps to steal data from remote workers.
A lot has happened in 2020, and we’ve all had to adapt as best we can to entirely new ways of both living and working. Let’s take a look back at the defining cybersecurity trends of the year.