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Southern Cross NEXT landing at HMB IX facility in Hermosa Beach

The Southern Cross Cable Network has landed the SX NEXT cable at a key cable landing station in California, a milestone in the project which will boost connectivity between Australia, New Zealand and the rest of Oceania and the US by 72 terabits per second. Independent submarine capacity provider, Pacific Carriage Limited (PCL), owner of […]


Vertiv unveils solutions for applications in south-east Asia, Australia and New Zealand

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has unveiled its latest line of thermal management solutions designed for high-density IT applications. The Liebert XD family offers sensible cooling in row, rack or room design, with provision for scalability and flexibility for future expansion. The Liebert XD family is now available in […]


US government attributes Microsoft Exchange hack to China

The US government has formally attributed the Microsoft Exchange hack to China. It has released an indictment that identifies four APT40 operators as working with China’s Ministry of State Security.   In response to this move, Ben Read, Director of Analysis, Mandiant Threat Intelligence, said: “The statements by multiple governments naming the People’s Republic of China as responsible […]


Defence Minister Peter Dutton opens Macquarie Data Centres’ new facility

Australia’s Minister for Defence, The Hon. Peter Dutton MP, has officially unveiled Macquarie Data Centres’ Intellicentre 5 Bunker (IC5) in Canberra. Australia’s Minister for Defence, The Hon. Peter Dutton MP, has officially unveiled Macquarie Data Centres’ Intellicentre 5 Bunker (IC5), highlighting it as critical infrastructure supporting Australia’s data sovereignty, national cybersecurity and digital skills development. […]


McDonald’s targeted in data breach

Leading food service retailer, McDonald’s, has announced that it has been the target of a data breach. The event affected customer data from Korea and Taiwan, but its cyber defences meant that the breach was quickly identified and there was no interruption caused to business operations.  McDonald’s Corporation said in a statement: “McDonald’s understands the […]


Three-quarters of users believe they are more vulnerable to mobile attacks than a year ago

Menlo Security, a leader in cloud security, has released the findings from its Menlo Security Mobile Risk 2021 Report, which explores the security considerations and concerns around mobile usage as more businesses today operate remotely. Partnering with Sapio Research, the survey questioned respondents about the mobile security threat landscape and how businesses are responding to cybersecurity challenges […]


Huawei opens Global Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Transparency Centre

Huawei opened its largest Global Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Transparency Centre in Dongguan, China, with representatives from GSMA, SUSE, the British Standards Institution and regulators from the UAE and Indonesia speaking at the opening ceremony.Along with the opening of the new centre, Huawei also released its Product Cybersecurity Baseline, marking the first time the company […]


Sophos announces plans for new data centres in Canada, Australia and Japan

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced plans to provide new data centres in Montreal, Canada, in July; Sydney, Australia, in August; and Tokyo, Japan, in September. Sophos already has data centres in the United States, Ireland and Germany. The planned new data centres will provide critical additional regional capacity to address the […]


Chinese threat group used new cyber espionage weapon on south-east Asian government

Check Point Research (CPR) has identified and blocked an ongoing surveillance operation targeting a south-east Asian government. The attackers, believed to be a Chinese threat group by CPR, systematically sent weaponised documents – that impersonated other entities within the same government – to multiple members of the target government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. CPR suspects […]


JBS battles to resolve cyberattack impact

JBS SA and Pilgrim’s have announced significant progress has been made in resolving a cyberattack that has impacted the company’s operations in North America and Australia. Operations in Mexico and the UK were not impacted and are conducting business as normal.   JBS USA and Pilgrim’s were able to ship product from nearly all of […]


Genetec lands multi-year Changi Airport Group security upgrade project

Singapore’s Changi Airport Group, one of the most innovative and technologically advanced airports in the world, has selected Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, to enhance and upgrade its security system. The three-year project, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2023, will see Genetec […]


National Heavy Vehicle Regulator improves road safety with Motorola

A smart mobile workflow app from Motorola Solutions delivers major efficiency gains with real-time analytics. The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is experiencing improved safety, situational awareness and enhanced productivity for its frontline workers and the heavy vehicle industry thanks to a mobile application partnership with Motorola Solutions. The Regulatory Compliance Mobility Solution (RCMS) application […]


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