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Bad Certificates

Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organisation’s details (these are also known as SSL Certificates). When installed on a web server, or embedded into a web application, it invokes the https protocol (over port 443) and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser and appears to the user as the padlock in the internet browser  Read more

Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN)

As part of International Women’s Day celebrations, ISC2 produced a report displaying the numbers of women within the cybersecurity profession. Cybersecurity is a niche within the already heavily male dominated IT industry, with only 11% of IT Security being represented by women globally, or just 10% within Oceania. This statistic proves that in order to promote equality at an industry level, we need to be encouraging women of all walks of life to engage and participate within the cybersecurity space. Read more

Who really knows you online?

These days there are so many ways to communicate. Yet how do we know who is really talking for us? Online spambots are generating ever new and more annoying ways to present our digital presence to other people, often without us ever realising that we are being targeted.

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