Bring Your Own Device (Android) and Social Media (to trawl and impersonate identities for ID theft and to spread malware by URL links) are key threats facing a more complex, diverse and mobile computing environment.
Mandatory breach legislation has been delayed until after the election but companies should prepare processes today – http://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/privacy-resources/privacy-guides/data-breach-notification-a-guide-to-handling-personal-information-security-breaches
Nomium and Sophos announced a partnership designed to secure Domain Name Services (DNS) by adding Sophos threat detection to the DNS so that phished URLs can be detected and blocked. This simple deployment offers a step check which involves a common query to access a website or content.
Further research into the global supply chain, from components to device manufacturers may be a next step to addressing these threats as built vulnerabilities.
AusCert is working with AARNet to develop new services to help the research and educational sector better prepare for the future, for more details please contact James Sankar at AARNet (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Aug 15, 2017
REGISTER NOW FOR GLIF 2017 - the 17th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop, hosted by AARNet at Sydney University 25-27 September This event brings together leading network experts from around the world to collaborate and exchange knowledge on new networking technologies, pathfinding, middleware and applications. The workshop has a specific focus on how global...
Aug 9, 2017
The answer is Identifiers. AARNet is involved in activities in both the eResearch and GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) communities that involve connecting identifiers in order to unlock significant opportunities for enabling research collaboration and data sharing across Australia and internationally, and, building rich discovery layers to Australia’s cultural...
Aug 4, 2017
Technologists working on networking and networked technologies at AARNet-connected universities and research institutions gathered in Melbourne on 22 & 23 June 2017 for Networkshop. Watch the video to hear what some of the highlights were for delegates. Networkshop 2017 was a two-day technical community-building event with an emphasis on technical...