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Mark Howarth

How to make your organisation PCI compliant

If your organisation is PCI compliant, it meets the requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard – commonly referred to as PCI-DSS. This is a set of standards developed by the PCI Security Standards Council with the aim of making payments and payment account information safer. Why is PCI-DSS a cybersecurity issue? Payment …

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: What It Is And Why It’s Important

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month Most of us would have seen the news headlines about the most significant cyber attack in Australian history, with the country’s second-largest telecommunications provider, Optus, being hacked. The telco giant confirmed that about 9.8 million customers were caught up in this cyber attack.  As we start Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Australian …

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Australia’s Response to Rising Cybercrime

Since Australia’s 2013 National Plan to Combat Cybercrime was published, the cybersecurity landscape has changed drastically. As technology becomes more integrated with professional and personal life, there is nearly limitless opportunity for cybercriminals to exploit people, businesses, and governmental organisations. As cybercriminals become more sophisticated in their methods, the consequences become more detrimental as well. …

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