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Australian government pledges AU$1.9m to beef up cybersecurity skills

The government hopes its AU$1.9 million cyber-related university funding will reduce the skills shortage the industry is currently facing.

Australian Cyber Roo hops to San Francisco seeking trade

Austrade and the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network have joined forces to promote quality Australian-made cybers to the world -- along with their new...

Telcos could be offshoring Australian metadata and AGD doesn’t know where...

The Australian Attorney-General's Department believes the offshoring of telecommunications metadata is not a security concern.

Australia finally gets data breach notification laws at third attempt

Twice-stranded laws have finally succeeded in making passage through the Australian Parliament.

Block adverts, delete Flash, kill Java: ASD

The Australian Signals Directorate's award-winning Top Four cyber threat mitigation strategy has become the Essential Eight.They're based on data, they're essential, and they'll upset...

Particle accelerator hacked: Boffins’ hashed passwords beamed up

The Australian Synchrotron warns it's been wormholed The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is investigating a computer security breach at the Australian...

Assange weasels out of pledge to surrender if Manning received clemency

EnlargeCarl Court, Getty Images reader comments 61 Share this story Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, backed out of his pledge Wednesday that he...

Assange “stands by” US extradition “deal,” Swedes still want to quiz...

EnlargeBen Stansall/AFP via Getty Images reader comments 19 Share this story Julian Assange's lawyer has insisted that the WikiLeaks founder, who is wanted...

MongoDB hackers now sacking ElasticSearch

Open season on open services It is open season on open services as net scum migrate from sacking MongoDB databases to insecure ElasticSearch instances. Some 35,000...

MongoDB ransom attacks soar, body count hits 27,000 in hours

Aussie comms watchdog reporting exposed databases. MongoDB databases are being decimated in soaring ransomware attacks that have seen the number of compromised systems more than...

DOJ won’t prosecute Redflex in exchange for restitution and cooperation

Enlargemathieukor / Getty Images News reader comments 35 Share this story Federal prosecutors in Ohio and Illinois have come to an agreement with the...

Top tech company’s IP was looted by China, so it plans...

'What are our options?' Prime Minister asks The Reg 360° Cyber Security Game The poster child for the green energy revolution is in ruins: its...