Cisco boost pushes Australian Cyber Security Research – AFR

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Tech monster Cisco has marked on to end up plainly the eighth business accomplice in the Australian Cyber Security Research Institute, putting $3 million in the examination co-agent.

The capital infusion from Cisco brings the aggregate subsidizing for the organization to about $150 million more than seven years and ACSRI administrator David Irvine trusts this figure will develop.

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Again, Ransomware tour started from Ukraine to disrupt World Business

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Now it’s back. Yeah. We’re talking about WannaCry-Ransomware and its tour started from Ukraine. A type of Ransomware computer virus wreaked havoc on companies around the world on Wednesday as it spread to more than 60 countries, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting work at a chocolate factory in Australia.

Economic losses from this week’s attack and one last month from a virus dubbed WannaCry would likely total $8 billion” said by Risk-modeling firm Cyence. That estimate highlights the steep tolls businesses around the world face from increase in cyber attacks that knock critical computer networks offline.

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Women In Cybersecurity

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Many firms are working hard to even-up gender disparity within their fields – and with good reason. Not only do companies with a more diverse workforce offer a more obvious level playing field for new recruits; studies have found that diverse workplaces are more profitable, productive and have greater levels customer satisfaction.

These findings make it all the more concerning for the information security industry, in which only 11% of positions in the global cybersecurity workforce are occupied by women.

Enterprise and government efforts to attract and retain more women in the global cybersecurity profession have not made a meaningful impact.

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