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).
Mar 28, 2017
Three AARNet staff members were among around 200 members of the scientific community attending this year's annual Science Meets Parliament event (SmP2017) in Canberra on 21 and 22 March. The two-day gathering is hosted by peak body Science & Technology Australia (STA) and included a day of professional development, a...
Sep 16, 2016
Enabling Data Flow between HASS and GLAMs Workshop When: Friday 14 October Where: Pullman - Albert Park, Melbourne AARNet Presenters: Ingrid Mason. Deployment strategist (eResearch), Chris Myers. Solutions consultant (architecture and applications), Hilary Goodson. Strategic engagement (customer relations), Guido Aben. Director (eResearch) . We're holding a half-day Workshop will be held at the eResearch Australasia Conference...
Sep 13, 2016
Registrations are now open for AARNet's Science DMZ workshop When: 10 October 2016, 9.30am to 4.30pm Where: Pullman - Albert Park, Melbourne Presenter: Chris Myers - Solutions consultant (architecture and applications) for AARNet. This is a pre-conference workshop for the eResearch Australasia Conference , on 10-14 October 2016. The workshop will give attendees an overview...