Critical Infrastructure stories - Page 2
Invite-only panel reviews Australia's Security of Critical Infrastructure Act
Hamish Hansford contributed alongside a panel of cyber and personnel security leaders in a discussion that attracted about 200 guests in-person and online.
Vertiv launches new UPS system to cater to today's digital needs
“The Liebert APM Plus design shows our commitment to providing our customers with solutions that address the changes of a rapidly growing digital ecosystem."
Aqua Security unveils new Lightning Enforcer offering
Aqua Security has announced Lightning Enforcer, a new offering designed to stop zero-day attacks and protect critical vulnerabilities in production from being exposed until a patch can be applied.
Kordia and Tait Communications score $1.4B NZ Govt contract
“Kordia is immensely proud to have been selected, alongside our partner Tait Communications, to deliver this important part of the new Public Safety Network."
Reducing growing security costs without compromising compliance
The pandemic has forced critical infrastructure and essential service industries to digitise and move to the cloud. It has also driven digital-reliant organisations to be increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks.
InternetNZ successfully rolls out new .nz registry system
The country code top-level domain of Aotearoa New Zealand - .nz - is now powered by the registry solution based on the CIRA Registry Platform.
Why critical infrastructure operators must urgently adopt a Zero Trust cybersecurity posture
Increasing risks created by sophisticated cybercriminals present a significant threat to the systems and services essential to society, including water, energy, transport, food and grocery, and health services.
Critical infrastructure sectors at greater risk of attacks
Critical infrastructure industries around the world are still facing major challenges and gaps in their approach to protection and risk management.
Weak breach data disclosure laws for IP theft leaves vital Australian industries vulnerable
Infoblox has seen unprecedented levels of demand for cyber protection from companies outside of the Critical Infrastructure Act who have discovered security events and those who fear falling victim to IP theft.
Critical infrastructure under attack, businesses slow to respond
Barracuda Networks has released key findings from a report titled The State of Industrial Security in 2022, finding that critical infrastructure is under attack.
Macquarie Cloud Services signs 5-year deal with FirstWave
Macquarie Cloud Services has committed to a five-year deal with FirstWave Cloud Technology for the provision of network monitoring and intelligence software.
Fortinet responds to Govt legislation with appointment in Aus
Murphy's role will focus on assisting building cyber resilience for operational technology (OT) and helping orgs to achieve strong outcomes for OT security.
Devastating cyber attacks expected to hit energy sector
Energy executives anticipate life, property, and environment-compromising cyber attacks on the sector within the next two years.
Is voluntary cybersecurity enough for NZ's critical infrastructure?
Critical infrastructure - that term by itself sounds impressive, maybe even distressing. But what makes critical infrastructure so significant?
Attacks on critical infrastructure continue - Trellix report
“We’re at a critical juncture in cybersecurity and observing increasingly hostile behaviour across an ever-expanding attack surface."
Kyndryl expands global alliance with Dell Technologies
The alliance is focused on helping customers use data optimisation, infrastructure management services and a cyber resilience solution.
Legislative compliance requires privileged access management
Australia's Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Act 2021, extends cybersecurity provisions to data, finance, water, energy, and more.
APAC organisations forking out millions due to ransomware
“Our research shows that critical infrastructure security is at a pivotal juncture, where threats are proliferating and evolving, but there’s also a growing collective interest and desire in protecting our most essential systems."
Protecting Australia’s critical infrastructure with AI
In December 2015, an unprecedented cyber-attack against a power grid left nearly a quarter of a million people without electricity for hours in Ukraine. And though this incident occurred overseas, Australia is not immune to threats against critical infrastructure.
Ransomware will remain the number one security threat - Barracuda
Attacks will range from extortions using stolen data to the penetration of critical supply chains.
Nozomi Networks and BT secure critical infrastructure for global enterprises
Nozomi Networks has partnered with BT to deliver advanced OT and IoT cybersecurity to enterprises on a global scale.
Sabbath ransomware group rebrands, continues attacks
The Sabbath ransomware affiliate group is continuing to rebrand itself while still launching relentless ransomware operations, according to new research from Mandiant.
DNV acquires Applied Risk, develops industrial cybersecurity expertise
The two companies will join forces with the aim to build the world’s largest industrial cybersecurity practice, defending critical infrastructure against emergent cyber threats, DNV wrote in a statement.
Palo Alto Networks partners with Siemens to protect critical infrastructure
The companies will integrate Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Virtual Next-Generation Firewalls and Siemens Ruggedcom Multi-Service Platforms to enable continuous scalable hardware.