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The Australian Signals Directorate has released its fourth ASD Cyber Threat Report, which found almost half of reported incidents came from Federal, State or Local Government. Malicious cyber activity continued to increase in frequency, cost and severity compared to the previous year.

Microsoft has announced that the Syntex AI-powered content management platform has been rebranded as SharePoint Premium, offering AI-driven automation, improved content experiences, and improved governance.

It should not be a surprise to hear that many ten's thousands of applications have been created over the decades that computers have been around. While some of these applications are obsolete due to dependencies on no longer available operating systems, hardware, or both, some of these old applications live on. When we focus on active operating systems, there are still thousands of applications to consider. Some of these applications use the same file format type to store data. However, many employ a proprietary file format optimized for that application and use case.

A push is underway from Microsoft to enforce multifactor authentication (MFA) for administrators accessing Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory), M365 and Exchange.

The top four countries with organizations most likely to report a data breach over the last 12 months were the US, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, according to a report commissioned by cybersecurity company Armis.

The February 2022 data breach of Australian Clinical Labs’ (ACL) Medlab Pathology business has resulted in the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) taking an action in the Federal Court.

A cloud-native data security platform from Cyera now includes automated remediation for sensitive data. Cyera combines artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) with an automated, agentless approach that empowers security teams with holistic visibility, continuous insights and a deep understanding of the data to implement the proper controls confidently.

Australian Naval Infrastructure (ANI), the government owned shipbuilder slated to construct a future nuclear-powered submarine fleet, has turned to local developer archTIS for secure data exchange and collaboration.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) chair John Lonsdale has expressed frustration at the failure of the banking and financial sector to deal with fundamental cybersecurity issues.

OpenText has announced the Nastiest Malware of 2023, an annual ranking of the year’s biggest malware threats. For six consecutive years OpenText Cybersecurity threat intelligence experts have analyzed the threat landscape to determine the most notorious malware trends. Ransomware has been rapidly ascending the ranks, with ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) now the weapon of choice for cybercriminals.