The government has made the use of two-factor authentication compulsory when porting mobile numbers from one provider to another, in what it says is a big step to keep Australians safe from telephone scammers.

Private equity firm BGH Capital has pumped a sizeable amount into the formation of a cyber security firm CyberCX, which will unite 12 independent firms: Alcorn, Assurance, Asterisk, CQR, Diamond, Enosys, Klein & Co., Phriendly Phishing, Sense of Security, Shearwater, TSS, and YellIT.

ASX-listed Canberra-based cyber security firm archTIS has signed up the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission as the first intelligence agency to use its cloud-based platform, Kojensi Gov.

Retailer Target has admitted to the competition watchdog, the ACCC, that it may have breached Australian Consumer Law by making false or misleading representations in its dealings with customers who purchased faulty Sony PlayStations.

The Australian Cyber Security Centre tried to censor the content of a talk to be given by the partner of a Sydney legal firm at the CyberCon conference in Melbourne last week, but the organisers backed down at the last minute and the talk went ahead in its original format. The main objection apparently was to the lawyer's statement that Australia's encryption law was similar to laws in China.

SPONSORED NEWS:

New global range showcased at Data Centre World 2019 in Singapore

Sydney, Australia. Power management company Eaton has announced a global revamp of its DC power portfolio at Data Centre World 2019, with new intelligent power capabilities across the range to meet the needs of 5G networks.

Telstra shareholders have voted to approve a salary increase for CEO Andy Penn, ignoring criticism from the union representing Telstra workers complaining about Penn's “exorbitant” $5 million pay packet.

Mobile phone coverage in the city of Shoalhaven in NSW has been boosted with new mobile towers switched on by Optus as it continues the national rollout its blackspot mitigation program.

Sydney tech start-up Devika has been accepted as an official partner and approved software vendor by HP Australia for the creation of end-to-end virtual reality solutions.

VENDOR NEWS & EVENTS

REVIEWS

Recent Comments