Tag: cyber security

Transport & Logistics

Cyber security issues for future intelligent transport systems

Just a few years ago the world was shaken by the WannaCry cyberattack which saw computers being hijacked and ransomed for bitcoin values in excess of $40,000. More than 200,000 victims across 150 countries were affected; and although a coding glitch allowed it to be intercepted after just a few days, the attack served as…

22 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business

Technology

Insights into the Victorian Government’s cyber security strategy

Cyber attacks are increasing in complexity, likelihood, impact and volume. The World Economic Forum has listed cyber attacks as the third most likely catastrophe, behind extreme weather events and natural disasters; and according to ASIO, Australia is the second likeliest target nation of the APAC region. Among the wealth of high-risk sectors, Finance, Healthcare and…

20 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Defence & Security

Technology

How the Australian Army is moving ahead in the Cyber domain

Air, sea, land ......space...... and now cyber. And it turns out that this fifth domain represents one of the most challenging adversaries for military. “The Cyber domain is unique in that it is active every minute of every day and requires personnel to be on guard, even when off duty”, says Major General Ferus McLachlan, Head…

16 Jun 2016, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

Cyber Defence – More than just the Technical Protection of Systems

Cyber criminals, hackers, hacktivists and foreign intelligence services are deploying increasingly sophisticated methods of accessing the online services of organisations. And with the Military’s growing reliance on online systems, equivalent sophistication in cyber defence is required. But what makes for an adequate cyber defence strategy, in the current climate? We spoke with NATO who recently…

17 May 2016, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

The threat of ISIS: Is Australia doing enough?

The emergence of ISIS and the introduction of new national security and anti-terror legislation continues to place a spotlight on Australia's borders, assets and information. Dr Rohan Gunaratna, Global Threat Environment Specialist and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, warned that governments need to be prepared to tackle…

15 Apr 2015, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

Security experts say governments need to be prepared to tackle new levels of threat

Dr Rohan Gunaratna, Global Threat Environment Specialist and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, says, "Homeland security spending will continue to grow because there is a new global threat landscape that is emerging with the rise of ISIS. "So governments worldwide will have to invest…

12 Mar 2015, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

Planning & Design

We need to be concerned about coordinated attacks – Lofty Perch

"We need to be concerned about coordinated attacks," says Mark Fabro, President Chief Security Officer at Lofty Perch. We had a chance to interview Mark Fabro at SCADA Conference 2010 and asked him these questions. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5a0LaGrCH-Y] 1. Stuxnet hit the headlines in 2010 and altered SCADA security across the globe. What key lessons were learned?…

14 Oct 2011, by Informa Insights