‘Fake’ Twitter users rush to Amazon’s defence over unions and working conditions | Amazon

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter A surge of “fake” Twitter accounts have emerged to defend Amazon and push back against criticism of working conditions at the company amid a fiercely fought union election for the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. Many of the account handles start with Continue Reading

Managed Detection and Response Services – An Effective Defence to Knockout Sophisticated Cyberattacks – Tempemail

The accelerated adoption of cloud, digital transformation and remote working, in the wake of the ongoing pandemic, has expanded the attack surface for cybercriminals. Adversaries are also changing their tactics, techniques and procedures to increasingly launch cyberattacks that combine automation with active human interaction or “hands-on keyboard” hacking. In these Continue Reading

NZ Stock Exchange DDoS Attacks Remind Enterprises to Check Defence Security – Tempemail

Risna Steenkamp, General Manager: ESM Division at Networks Unlimited Africa At the end of August, a series of cyberattacks on the New Zealand Stock Exchange over five consecutive days forced it to halt trading for a number of hours for four out of those five days. The attacks raised questions Continue Reading

Hackers Target Defence Contractors’ Employees By Posing as Recruiters – Tempemail

The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published a new report warning companies about a new in-the-wild malware that North Korean hackers are reportedly using to spy on key employees at government contracting companies. Dubbed ‘BLINDINGCAN,’ the advanced remote access trojan acts as a backdoor when installed Continue Reading

Defence, Services Australia IT oversight set to face probe – Strategy – Security- Tempemail

Some of Canberra’s biggest IT shops have been targeted by the Australian Tempemail Audit Office in its latest laundry list of reviews scheduled to take place over the next 12 months. The auditor will also double-down on cyber security, with two potential reviews centering around the cyber resilience of government Continue Reading

Defence IT investment to climb to $20 billion over next decade – Strategy- Tempemail

The federal government is expected to spend more than $20 billion strengthening the Department of Defence’s IT and cyber security capabilities over the coming decade. The funding, outlined in the 2020 strategic update [pdf] released on Wednesday, forms part of a $270 billion package for new and upgraded Defence capabilities Continue Reading

Defence searches for its next CISO – Strategy – Security- Tempemail

The Department of Defence has begun searching for a new chief information security officer after losing its last ICT security assistant secretary. The department put out the call for a “dynamic and outstanding senior executive” to fill the vacancy on Thursday, three months after CISO Lindsay Morgan left for a Continue Reading

Cyber spies use LinkedIn to hack European defence firms – Security- Tempemail

Hackers posed as recruiters working for US defence giants Collins Aerospace and General Dynamics on LinkedIn to break into the networks of military contractors in Europe, cybersecurity researchers said. The cyber spies were able to compromise the systems of at least two defence and aerospace firms in Central Europe last Continue Reading

Defence turns to Microsoft to host SAP ERP system – Strategy – Cloud- Tempemail

The Department of Defence will push its first major workload into a public cloud environment after selecting Microsoft to host its new SAP enterprise resources planning (ERP) platform. Microsoft has revealed that the department has begun using its Azure region in Canberra to develop and deploy the system. That comes a year after IBM was selected as the Continue Reading

Defence paints up ‘looked but didn’t see’ errors for augmented reality combatants – Training & Development – Software- Tempemail

The Defence Science and Technology Group and the Australian Army are set to explore how combatants can take advantage of augmented reality (AR) tools without suffering from information overload or complacency. Tools like heads-up displays have been greatly anticipated as aids for high-perfomance, high-risk activities like surgery and combat, by Continue Reading