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The downside of DevOps: faster isn’t always better

DevOps is gaining popularity – but there are limitations, writes Phil Kernick, CTO at information security specialist CQR… The downside of DevOps: faster isn’t always better *Original article printed on

BadRabbit Ransomware Outbreak

BadRabbit is the latest Ransomware attack to achieve notoriety due to its quick propagation affecting systems throughout Europe.  Russia has been the primary target, with BadRabbit reportedly affecting airports, news agencies and government departments.   Kaspersky Labs offered insight into the domains being used to spread the malware, stating that the attackers had been breaking…

CQR Information Security Jobs in Australia, UK, USA

Senior Cyber Security Specialist – Adelaide

Permanent role with Australia’s largest independent Cyber Security Consultancy Join a successful team & gain extensive training & professional development Progress your career in the areas of subject matter expertise or management Are you an experienced Cyber Security Practitioner who is driven by the opportunity to take on complex projects & be truly rewarded for…

WPA Wireless KRACKed?

Recent security news has been filled with stories regarding the Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRACK), a major vulnerability in the WPA2 wireless protocol, allowing exploitation of client devices and potentially allowing an attacker to steal sensitive information (e.g. credit card information). The Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) security protocol has been the long standing standard for…

Talking Cyber Security, so who’s accountable?

There was a time where cyber was seen to be ‘just data’. Business’ are beginning to recognise that data is much more than simply data alone, and that data is extremely important. Does that mean more organisations are taking accountability for reviewing, managing and improving their security posture? Well not quite, but we can give…

See CQR at AISA 2017

Once again CQR are supporting AISA (Australian Information Security Association) at their annual national conference From Tuesday 10th October to Thursday 12th October at the Hyatt Regency in Sydney next week. The theme of the 2017 conference is Collaboration. The AISA National Conference is a fantastic event bringing together local and global thought leaders and industry experts in once…

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