Australia's next war will be fought on new psychological and technical battlegrounds, says UNSW Canberra Professor Greg Austin, who has identified 19 key gaps in the nation's civil defences.
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'.
The customers of rapidly expanding digital financial services are uniquely exposed to IT security breaches and must be armed to be savvy digital citizens, write Lotte Schou-Zibell and Nigel Phair.
Australia’s hottest cyber hackers come from one UNSW lab, led by a professor on a mission to fight global cybercrime.
When it comes to computer security, there’s no silver bullet. There’s no way to be certain that a system can never be hacked. Cybercrime affects everybody.
The G20 Leader’s Summit is in many ways a company retreat, and is about as hackable as a dinner party, write Tom Apperley and Robbie Fordyce.
The threat to national security posed by cyber espionage and hacking is real and growing. An essential first step to tackling the issue is greater public disclosure, argues Alan Dupont.