Cyber snippets 2022
The below is a snapshot of the cybersecurity news, updates, risks, and threat actor activities, relevant to the Higher Education and Research sector.

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Latest cyber snippets

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30 November 2022

KPMGCyber trust insights 2022

29 November 2022

Australia’s national terrorism threat level lowered

28 November 2022

North Carolina college confirms ransomware group stole sensitive data

28 November 2022

The 5 Cornerstones for an Effective Cyber Security Awareness Training

28 November 2022

Senate committee stamps privacy breach penalties

26 November 2022

Recruiting Cybersecurity Workforce from WA Schools

26 November 2022

Reducing the attack surface

25 November 2022

ACSC BOOSTS BUSINESS CYBER SECURITY WITH ESSENTIAL EIGHT ASSESSMENT GUIDANCE PACKAGE

25 November 2022

Android users in Middle East, South Asia targeted with spyware posing as fake VPN apps

25 November 2022

Cincinnati State College one of several schools added to ransomware leak sites on Thanksgiving

23 November 2022

How the cyber incident reporting law could finally fix the information sharing problem

23 November 2022

HOW IMPROVING ‘HYGIENE’ CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF CYBER ATTACKS

22 November 2022

Department of Defense Releases Zero Trust Strategy and Roadmap

22 November 2022

Xavier College says stolen student data might be released after hack

22 November 2022

AWS discloses AppSync vulnerability

21 November 2022

HACKERS RELEASE THOUSANDS MORE MEDIBANK CUSTOMER RECORDS

21 November 2022

This sneaky ransomware gang keeps changing tactics to spread its malware

21 November 2022

Atlassian patches critical bugs in Bitbucket, Crowd

21 November 2022

SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR INAUGURAL AUSTRALIAN CYBER SECURITY AWARDS

18 November 2022

Credential Access via Information Stealers

18 November 2022

NSW passes state-based mandatory data breach notification

17 November 2022
Threat category: phishing/malware/ransomware
Implementing Phishing-Resistant MFA 

16 November 2022

Token tactics: How to prevent, detect, and respond to cloud token theft

16 November 2022

This was 3rd Quarter 2022 — A Cybersecurity Look Back

16 November 2022

Windows update broke authentication, remote networking

16 November 2022
Cyber good practice, articles, guides and updates
Balancing Data Insight with Data Governance, Privacy, and Transparency

15 November 2022
Cyber good practice, articles, guides and updates
This was 3rd Quarter 2022 — A Cybersecurity Look Back

15 November 2022
Threat category: advisory
Billbug: State-sponsored Actor Targets Cert Authority, Government Agencies in Multiple Asian Countries