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Australia's new voluntary code of practice to make IoT devices more secure may expose consumers to greater risks.

COVIDSafe app

Cybersecurity expert, Professor Sanjay Jha from UNSW Engineering, says that while there may be some concerns with the Government's COVIDSafe app, he is enthusiastic about it's ability to help health officials understand and tackle the spread of COVID-19.

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Parents need to be more vigilant about their child’s internet usage as we spend more time online, cybersecurity expert Richard Buckland warns. 

As the number of COVID-19 victims increased throughout the month of March, so did the number of phishing email attacks.

An overload of COVID-19 communication sets the perfect scene for malicious actors, says a UNSW cybersecurity expert.

fingerprint

While the data from a fingerprint is very hard to retrieve, cybercriminals can get around biometric technology in various ways. And having a weak passcode is like giving them a hall pass.

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We have not been able to develop an intelligence workforce that can keep up with the speed of advancing technologies and their threat to our national security.

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Australia’s foremost cybersecurity leaders will gather on Friday to decide how the nation can produce more people with the skills to protect it from attack.

Huawei

Trump's new executive order reflects a fear of sabotage, where an enemy such as China or Russia could turn off critical infrastructure like the internet or communications capability.

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While recent attention has been focused on Russia’s efforts to influence American politics, new analysis suggests Australia has also been a target – and continues to be a target – of covert foreign influence.

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Australia’s hottest cyber hackers come from one UNSW lab, led by a professor on a mission to fight global cybercrime.

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