Cyber Attacks

Recently a new client and The CIO for a not-for-profit were faced with a common problem. Overburdened by their daily tasks and project deadlines, the CIO and IT Team struggled to find time for proactive network monitoring, a critical step in cybersecurity.  Adding staff wasn’t an option due to budget constraints. Outsourcing firewall management, another […]

ASIO director general Mike Burgess

New research by cybersecurity firm Claroty has unveiled several alarming trends in the global healthcare sector. The findings suggest a growing number of vulnerabilities that could have profound implications for Australia’s hospitals and health clinics. According to the research, nearly a quarter (23%) of all healthcare devices, particularly those used in imaging and surgery, have

ASIO director general Mike Burgess

The cybersecurity landscape is ever evolving, with attackers constantly developing new tactics. Here at CommuniCloud, we believe in staying ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re excited to discuss the growing role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in cyber defence. AI is transforming cybersecurity by offering: Enhanced Threat Detection: AI can analyse vast amounts of data,

ASIO director general Mike Burgess

This message is to inform you about a critical security vulnerability in Fortinet’s FortiClient EMS software. The vulnerability is rated 9.8, indicating a severe risk. It exposes systems to potential SQL injection attacks. Summary of the Vulnerability CVE-2023-48788 is a critical SQL injection vulnerability discovered in Fortinet devices, potentially enabling remote attackers to execute commands

ASIO director general Mike Burgess

Financial institutions may seem to be catching a break with cyberattacks decreasing overall, but a new report reveals a chilling truth – criminals are getting smarter and they’re exploiting existing user accounts.  Strong identity management is critical to stopping them. Financial institutions are no strangers to cyberattacks, but a new report reveals a worrying trend:

ASIO director general Mike Burgess

In the ever-evolving digital landscape, ensuring the security of your organisation’s IT infrastructure is paramount. However, managing and resolving security alerts across your entire IT estate can be a daunting task. This is where the Security Operations Centre as a Service (SOCaaS) emerges as a crucial solution. Understanding SOCaaS: SOCaaS, often dismissed as a mere

ASIO director general Mike Burgess

ASIO director general Mike Burgess has drawn on last November’s Optus outage to illustrate the fragility of Australia’s critical infrastructure networks to attacks by foreign “crack cyber teams”. Delivering his annual threat assessment yesterday, Burgess didn’t name Optus, and emphasised that the outage wasn’t due to a cyber attack, but he said: “Services that people

ASIO director general Mike Burgess