A cyber incident that incapacitated four major Australian ports for days also resulted in the theft by hackers of employee data, the port operator said Tuesday. Hackers obtained personal information of current and former employees of DP World Australia in an incident first detected on Nov. 10.
AI has become a major talking point for cybersecurity vendors since the release of ChatGPT a year ago. But AI and ML are nothing new, and the power behind using them to detect cyberthreats comes from the richness of datasets, said Debasish Mukherjee, VP of sales for the APJ region at SonicWall.
Governments across Asia are raising concerns over growing misuse of artificial intelligence as adoption of AI technology surges. With organizations racing to exploit the latest AI capabilities, government leaders also want them to address AI-enabled cybercrime, AI bias and hallucinations.
The Australian government announced it will invest AU$18 million to help the country's small businesses better respond to cyberattacks and will spend AU$7.2 million to help businesses get cybersecurity assessment checks and AU$11 million to provide one-on-one assistance to deal with cyberattacks.
Britain's privacy watchdog on Friday said it will continue fighting to impose a fine on Clearview AI for allegedly violating the privacy rights of Britons after a tribunal sided with the facial recognition company by vacating a 7.5 million-pound penalty.
The endless search for best of breed cybersecurity solutions has left many companies awash in tools, and many are suffering from vendor fatigue. The situation has gotten out of hand, said Debasish Mukherjee, VP of sales for the APJ region at SonicWall, who makes the case for a platform approach.
Financially driven cybercriminals exploit the human factor to commit online scams. Pooja Shimpi, CEO and co-founder of SyberNow, explained why it is necessary for netizens to practice online mindfulness and enhance cyber awareness to avoid becoming victims of innovative scams.
The Australian Cyber Security Center said in a report Wednesday that small and medium-sized businesses in Australia continue to face the bulk of cyberattacks. Cyber operations linked to financially motivated scams have grown by 23% over the past year.
The risk of critical infrastructure hacking in the United Kingdom likely grew in the last year, says the national cybersecurity agency, citing a slew of high-profile ransomware attacks. Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a main driver of growing risk in cyberspace, the agency says.
A cybersecurity incident at an operator of major Australian maritime ports caused what a government official on Saturday called a "nationally significant" outage frustrating the movement of goods in and out of the country. The incident affects the ports of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle.
The Indian government directed social media companies to clamp down on deepfakes and misinformation shortly after a deepfake video of a leading actress sparked public criticism. Social media firms must act within 36 hours of a complaint and potentially face prosecution.
Declining consumer spending and a looming cost-of-living crisis in Australia have forced a majority of small businesses to cut cybersecurity spending and devote available funds to revenue generation efforts such as customer acquisition, client relationships and growth.
The U.S., South Korea and Japan will establish a high-level cyber consultative body to strengthen their joint cyber capabilities to deter North Korea from using cyber activities to fund its weapons development program. The decision was first announced at a Camp David summit in August.
This week, Information Security Media Group editors covered the hot topics at ISMG's Cybersecurity Summit: Mumbai, including redefining cybersecurity leadership, understanding your adversary's next move and the debate over how to tackle cyber extortion.
Information Security Media Group this week wrapped up its Cybersecurity Summit: Mumbai, which united digital experts, thought leaders and security leaders from both the public and private sector on hot topics such as digital resilience, security, growth and business transformation.