Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
Update, "Mike Pompeo blasts China's 'coercion' of Australia as cyber-attack likened to Parliament House hack. Australian Strategic Policy Institute stands by claim the attacks were ‘95% or more’ likely to have been launched from China"
Interesting blog post, "What Will Cybersecurity's 'New Normal' Look Like? The coronavirus pandemic has forced changes for much of the business world, cybersecurity included. What can we expect going forward?"
Update, "A wave of sophisticated cyberattacks against the NSW government and other critical Australian infrastructure spurred Prime Minister Scott Morrison's warning for the nation to be on guard against more attempted hacks".
Update "The NSW government was warned more than six months ago to urgently improve its cybersecurity in a report that found almost half of its agencies had no recommended strategies in place to prevent attacks. NSW was on Friday revealed to have been the target of a wave of sophisticated, foreign-actor data breaches, prompting Prime Minister Scott Morrison to warn the nation to brace for further incursions".
Opinion, "Security expert reveals the most vulnerable target of China's huge hacking attack on Australia - as it's claimed the assault was payback for Huawei being banned from nation's 5G network. Officials say invasion is payback for banning Huawei from national 5G network. The attacks have been happening for 'many months' but have been increasing. Last year China was allegedly responsible for the attack on national parliament".
News from Australia, "Transport for NSW investigating system outage amid 'hacking' fears. Transport for NSW is investigating a massive system outage in recent days that a senior insider described as a "malicious hack", which potentially posed a significant risk to bus drivers' data. Department secretary Rodd Staples confirmed the outage but said the cause was yet unknown and current information did not suggest it was linked to any other cybersecurity incidents".
*These sites aren’t affiliated with GDPR Community and these aren’t an advertisement, they’re simply site’s we’ve thought the community might have an interest in reading.