Entries by Eli Oshorov

Protecting your Business from DoS Attacks

With the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) recently warning of a spate of potentially devastating Denial of Service (DoS) attacks, it’s essential to put into place measures to protect your organisation. This stark advice follows a series of ransom threats made against Australian businesses. Typically, victims are threatened with a devastating DoS attack against their […]

Zero-Trust: A New Security Paradigm

How times have changed. Not long ago, security teams had things easy. Their primary task was straight-forward: Securing the perimeter of the corporate environment. Of course, in the days before BYOD and remote working, the corporate environment primarily consisted of an internal network of on-premises systems. Once the internal network’s perimeter was secured, it was […]

Securing Remote Work

  Remote working, teleworking, or telecommuting. Whatever you call it – it is now the new normal. In short, it is the ability of an organisation’s employees to perform work from locations other than the organisation’s facilities. Whilst there are many aspects to securing your data and systems as staff work remotely, the three main […]

FAQ: Consumer Data Rights (CDR)

With regular reports of data breaches, information security and privacy protection are increasingly important concerns for many Australian consumers. Implementing rigorous data protection measures can be a good corporate differentiator – setting your business apart from the competition by giving your customers the confidence their confidential personal and financial information is secure. Another important driver […]

Know Everything About Password Security? It’s Time for a Rethink

As organisations continue to struggle with the issue of password security, many of the old assumptions are being re-examined. If you make one cybersecurity-related resolution this New Year, commit to re-thinking your organisation’s password controls by considering some of the latest advice. Passwords are the front line in your battle against cyber-attacks. Hackers rely on […]

Gamification: Making cybersecurity awareness and professional development engaging

The cybersecurity threat landscape is constantly evolving. New attack vectors emerge weekly. This necessitates the adoption of strategies to engage and upskill teams on an ongoing basis. Whether it’s raising general awareness about cybersecurity among your staff, or specific professional development training for your IT and development teams, there are many ways you can incorporate […]

Introducing Margueritte Saboungi: Winner of the Katie Duczmal Memorial Scholarship

Margueritte Saboungi, a 3rd year student at Western Sydney University, is the inaugural recipient of Shearwater Solution’s Katie Duczmal Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is the centrepiece of Shearwater’s commitment to encourage greater female participation in the cybersecurity industry. As one of two female students in the initial cohort undertaking the Bachelor of Cyber Security and […]