Cost of a Data Breach: Infrastructure – Security Intelligence

During the pandemic, businesses and consumers saw firsthand what happens when infrastructure fails. In 2019, the global critical infrastructure protection (CIP) market size was valued at $96.30 billion. It is predicted to grow to $154.59 billion by 2027, with a CAGR of 6.2%. On top of that, each…

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‘It’s a big wake-up call’: FBI joins operation to tackle Optus data breach – Nine Shows

A week since the Optus security breach which exposed the data of millions of Australians the minister for cyber security has revealed they now have more information about how it was undertaken.Cyber Security Minister Clare O'Neil told A Current Affair host Dimity Clancey that a police investigation is…

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Artificial Intelligence has opened doors for media but ethics must always prevail – Capital FM Kenya

By Dinnah Ondari and Rebecca Mutiso Ten years ago, if you bandied around the word Artificial Intelligence in a Kenyan newsroom, you would be branded an illusionist, today it is the buzzword. AI, machine learning and data processing are fast becoming essential in any newsroom that hopes to…

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Here’s how crooks will use deepfakes to scam your biz – The Register

All of the materials and tools needed to make deepfake videos – from source code to publicly available images and account authentication bypass services – are readily available and up for sale on the public internet and underground forums.  Cyber criminals are taking advantage of this easy access…

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Draft US-Pacific declaration shows diplomatic wrangling over security, climate change – ABC News


A draft joint declaration being negotiated by the United States and Pacific Island countries condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, flags intensifying American security cooperation with the region and declares climate change is the “highest priority” and “single greatest existential threat” to the Pacific.Key points:The historic Pacific-US summit is…

Optus data breach updates LIVE: Talks underway for banks to step up protection against Optus hack – The Australian Financial Review


11 mins ago – 12.47PMAustralia in ‘no rush’ to change the $5 noteTreasurer Jim Chalmer also flagged that he has had conversations with Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe on the status of Australia’s $5 note following the death of Queen Elizabeth. He said there is no rush to…