HACKERS EYE RURAL, REGIONAL BUSINESSES LEFT VULNERABLE TO ATTACKS, EXPERTS WARN – ABC.NET.AU

While many people think companies bidding for massive defence projects or global corporations are targets of hackers, the truth is small businesses in regional and rural Australia are just as vulnerable. Cybersecurity firm FireEye’s Tim Wellsmore said hackers were often out to show off their skills before they graduated to making it a career. “This…

ADELAIDE START-UP TAKES FIREEYE’S HELIX TO SMALL CUSTOMERS – ARNNET.COM.AU

South Australian managed services start-up OpSys has set up a dedicated security operations centre in Adelaide after leveraging what it claims is the first local deployment of the FireEye Helix intelligence security platform. The dedicated, air-gapped centre will enable future advanced investigations of threats and complement the existing capabilities of the Helix platform to detect and respond…

OPSYS ON COMPLIANCE CLOCK – CSO.COM.AU

An Adelaide security specialist anticipates its new, hosted instance of enterprise-grade security software will drive strong demand from small to medium enterprises (SMEs) struggling to pay the “insane” costs required to run such platforms and staff the security operations centre (SOC) to support them. OpSys, which has already established itself as a cybersecurity consultancy with…

SOUTH AUSTRALIA AIMS TO LEAD THE NATION IN CYBER RESILIENCE – PREMIER.SA.GOV.AU

Defence sector firms and supply chain businesses must be cyber business ready, cyber capable and cyber prepared in order to win more defence sector work. Ahead of this morning’s cyber security industry forum, Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith said cybercrime is now the seventh biggest global economic threat and will cost Australia an estimated…