cyber attack

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Our heavier reliance on technology has allowed malicious actors the opportunity to exploit individuals and businesses, say UNSW cyber experts.

Hacker prints code on laptop keyboard to break into organisation's system

The announcement of the biggest-ever funding package to combat cyberattacks confirms just how vulnerable Australia’s cybersecurity really is – but not because of China.

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The Coalition has announced a new package to boost cyber security. But this is not new money and much more needs to be done to ward off cyber threats.

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Scott Morrison has bragged about 'stopping the boats', but his government has failed to do anything meaningful to bolster cyber security and stop the malware.

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Nation states are covertly working against each other on the very same digital platforms they use to collaborate in areas such as trade and manufacturing.

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For many, an attempted hack on Australian political parties seems to have come out of the blue. But cyber measures targeting Australian government infrastructure are the 'new normal'.

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Universities are uniquely placed to ensure that those who manage security of networks and data work closely with those who research and study the same problem.

Smartphone security

Worried about phone hacking? Dr Nalin Asanka Gamagedara Arachchilage from the Australian Centre for Cyber Security at UNSW Canberra provides three steps to help you become a cybersecurity expert.

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The cyberattacks that may have influenced last month's US presidential election should prompt Australia to secure its electoral processes, write Roland Wen and Richard Buckland. 

Cyber attack

The US and the UK realise the urgent need for serious investment in cybersecurity. So why is the Australian government taking the issue so lightly, ask Greg Austin and Jill Slay.