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DEFINITION: Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose. The individual who performs an act of hacktivism is said to be a hacktivist. A hacktivist uses the same tools and techniques as a hacker, but does so in order to disrupt services and bring attention to a political or social cause. For example, one might leave a highly visible message  … 

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Latest Cyber Security Strategies in ASEAN
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide, find out how organizations in Southeast Asia such as Grab are approaching cyber security, what security companies are doing to stay ahead of hackers and the role of threat intelligence in mitigating cyber threats.
Posted: 21 Aug 2018 | Published: 21 Aug 2018

ComputerWeekly.com

CW ANZ: Fix the weak links
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EZINE: In this edition of CW ANZ, we look at how Australia is securing its industrial control systems and how it is bridging the security gap between IT and OT teams. Read the issue now.
Posted: 12 Jul 2018 | Published: 12 Jul 2018

ComputerWeekly.com

Network Security: Spotlight on Australia/New Zealand
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide learn more about how security leaders are turning to AI to take out the bad guys, how blockchain can help secure an IoT network, and whether network security strategies are keeping up with emerging cyber threats.
Posted: 21 Jun 2018 | Published: 21 Jun 2018

ComputerWeekly.com

How to Keep your Enterprise Safe by Improving Password Policies
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RESOURCE: In this expert guide to Password Security Guidelines, learn how you can keep your enterprise safe by improving your password policies today. We ask you to participate in our Security Market Research Program to receive a free download of the guide.
Posted: 28 Apr 2018 | Published: 12 Jun 2019

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CW Benelux February 2018
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EZINE: In this issue, read about how and why one public sector IT professional in the Netherlands, Victor Gevers, took a whole year out to hack ethically and, in the process, unearthed about 1,000 vulnerabilities.
Posted: 01 Feb 2018 | Published: 01 Feb 2018

ComputerWeekly.com

Safety Meshing: Hybrid trust models in social networks for end-to-end encryption
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis series looks at an alternative approach to end-to-end encryption.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 13 Sep 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

The Top Cyber Security Trends in ASEAN in 2017
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EGUIDE: For a few years now, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have called for closer collaboration among countries in the region on cyber security, given the transactional nature of cyber threats. Read more about these issues and how threat intelligence can help detect clandestine cyber activity before they turn into full-blown attacks.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

CW ANZ: Cyber security plan bears fruit
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EZINE: Australia's Cyber Security Strategy has made significant headway over the past year, but the jury is still out on its long-term impact. In this month's CW ANZ, we take a look at the progress of Australia's national cyber security blueprint and what else needs to be done to better protect Australia's interests in the global cyber security landscape.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 13 Jul 2017

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Computer Weekly:Global Ransomware Attack Could Be a Security Wake-Up Call
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at the global WannaCry ransomware attack that spread over 150 countries – will it be the wake-up call to take cyber security seriously? Also, find out how Moscow is leading the way in smart city digitisation. And our latest buyer's guide examines customer experience management.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 23 May 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Focus: how to avoid being hit by ransomware
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EGUIDE: In this special report, we analyse the risks of ransomware and provide the latest best practice advice on how to protect your organisation from this fast-growing form of malicious software.
Posted: 18 May 2017 | Published: 18 May 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

CW ASEAN: Raising national security standards
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EZINE: In this month's CW ASEAN, we describe how Singapore is improving its cyber security defenses and preparations through a partnership with British security company BAE Systems.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Mar 2017


CW ANZ: Take cover from cyber threats
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EZINE: In the latest issue of CW ANZ we focus on security, with analysis of why Australian organisations are not sold on cyber insurance.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Mar 2017


Computer Weekly – 7 March 2017: Industrial control systems pose big risk to security
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the risks to national infrastructure from vulnerabilities in industrial control systems. DevOps is growing in popularity – we find out about the organisational, process and cultural approaches to make it succeed. And we ask CIOs how they are becoming hybrid IT and digital leaders. Read the issue now.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 07 Mar 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Hacking the Human Operating System
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Cyber attackers often bypass the consciousness of their targets and attempt to manipulate victims through subconscious influences. This report from Intel Security offers advice on how to mitigate these risks.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

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CW500: Key trends for IT leaders in 2017 – skills, careers and recruitment
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PRESENTATION: A look forward to the 12 months ahead for IT leaders and the key trends of the coming year - this presentation came from Chris Chandler, head of executive search at La Fosse Associates, discussing the skills, recruitment and career development issues affecting IT leaders.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 07 Feb 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Towards more robust internetworks
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series explains how graph theory can be used to model internetworks and improve their resilience against failures and attacks.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Financial markets regulatory outlook 2017
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Financial services companies will face new challenges from innovative financial technology (fintech) companies, regulatory technology (regtech) will push down compliance costs, and there will be a greater emphasis on planning for cyber breaches in 2017, Deloitte predicts in this report.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 20 Jan 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

CW ANZ - December 2016
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EZINE: In this month's CW ANZ we analyse why a report predicting exponential growth in mobile virtualisation in Australia has left experts scratching their heads.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

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CW ASEAN November 2016
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EZINE: Small businesses in the ASEAN region could unknowingly be allowing hackers to access large corporate networks.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

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CW ANZ November 2016
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EZINE: With the number of cyber incidents identified by Australian organisations more than doubling in the past year, PwC is using an online game to give enterprises first-hand experience of what it means to face a cyber attack.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Enterprises Wear Large Targets in Cloud Cryptomining Hacks
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EGUIDE: Cryptojacking, the unauthorized use of a computer to mine cryptocurrencies, is on the rise and has put security teams on alert. For this reason, enterprises are adjusting their strategies and applying dedicated approaches to cloud security. Read on to find out how your organization can join this trend to protect its most sensitive data.
Posted: 23 Aug 2018 | Published: 28 Mar 2018

Cisco Umbrella

How SMBs are Changing their Security Tactics
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EGUIDE: Security has changed dramatically over the decades. In this e-guide, learn why firms look to security analytics to keep pace with cyber threats and how closer collaboration between departments, such as business continuity and information security, could help raise staff awareness.
Posted: 03 Jan 2018 | Published: 03 Jan 2018

Booz Allen Hamilton

Doxware: New Ransomware Threat, or Just Extortionware Rebranded?
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
EGUIDE: Ransomware is on the rise, and businesses are starting to understand how they can combat it, but new threats appear every day. Inside this guide, learn whether or not doxware is a worrying new ransomware trend or a rebranding of extortionware.
Posted: 31 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

How to Prevent and Respond to a Healthcare Ransomware Infection
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide, consultant Ernie Hayden shares tips on preparing for ransomware attacks through measures like managing account privileges, as well as how to handle infections once they've happened.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Getting Ahead of Cyber Threats in 2017
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EZINE: In this issue of Information Security magazine, we look at new ways that attackers may approach cybersecurity attacks and how to bolster your defenses.
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 | Published: 01 Feb 2017

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