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17 September 2019 Sapien Cyber appoints Stephen Smith as new Chair

Former Australian Defence and Foreign Affairs Minister Stephen Smith is one of a number of new, high-profile Board appointments to Perth-based cyber-security company Sapien Cyber Ltd.

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11 July 2019 U.S. Coast Guard Issues Cybersecurity Warnings for Commercial Vessels

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday issued a safety alert advising commercial vessel owners and operators to ensure that effective cybersecurity measures are in place to protect the network and important control systems on their ships.

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11 April 2019 ASD confirms data stolen in Parliament IT breach

But exfil only netted non-confidential data. Australian Signals Directorate chief Mike Burgess has confirmed data was stolen by a state-sponsored actor during February’s malicious attack against Parliament House.

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27 March 2019 Norsk Hydro May Have Lost $40M in First Week After Cyberattack

Norwegian aluminum giant Norsk Hydro estimates that it may have lost more than $40 million in the first week following the ransomware attack that disrupted its operations.

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20 March 2019 Aluminium producer Norsk Hydro suffers cyber attack

Norsk Hydro became the latest company to be hit by hackers in a ransomware attack as one of Europe’s leading aluminium producers suffered stoppages at several of its plants.

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19 March 2019 Woodside buys into WA cyber security firm

Resources firm takes 10 per cent stake in Sapien Cyber.

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18 March 2019 Woodside Invests in cyber security start-up

Woodside Petroleum has made a multi-million dollar investment in local company Sapien Cyber, which has become the third tech start up to attract financial backing from the gas producer over the past month.

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01 March 2019 Cybersecurity industry set to thrive in Joondalup

Joondalup – location of choice for cybersecurity businesses Joondalup companies such as Sapien Cyber are changing the industrial cyber security landscape by bringing together world-leading expertise with state-of-the-art technology. This company is reaping the benefits of locating their cybersecurity business in Joondalup.

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21 February 2019 Crime syndicate hacks 15,000 medical files at Cabrini Hospital, demands ransom

A cyber crime syndicate has hacked and scrambled the medical files of about 15,000 patients from a specialist cardiology unit at Cabrini Hospital and demanded a ransom.

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21 February 2019 Toyota cyber attack leaves employees unable to access emails for days

Car maker Toyota has been hit by a cyber attack in Australia, with employees locked out of their emails for days.

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