Records of over 10m Australians leaked

The latest quarterly data breach report from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has revealed over 10 million individuals had their information compromised in one single incident. The current population of Australia is around 25.4 million. Almost 50% in one single breach. The breach was disclosed to the OAIC under the Notifiable Data […]

Evisent partners with Australian Government Cyber Security Centre

Evisent is proud to announce our partnership with the Australian Signals Directorate, and the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) as part of the MSP3 program.  This program, along with the JCSC, endeavours to improve the security knowledge and posture of IT providers in Australia. The MSP3 program also connects the business and research communities, along with state, territory and […]

Critical Windows Updates

 Microsoft have released 8 “critical” updates in the June edition of it’s “update Tuesday”. Many of these patches should be implemented ASAP to avoid hackers compromising your computer.  Certain vulnerabilities have been rectified which could see an intruder take control of your PC just by watching a video in Media Player… The fact that these […]

ANU hit by major data breach

The Australian National University is currently assessing the full extent of the data breach that was discovered in mid April, and are claiming that it was carried out by a ‘sophisticated’ attacker.  The beach lead to a significant amount of both student and staff information being accessed and stolen, with the university confirming that an […]