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Making a difference to Domestic and Family Violence

2.2 million Australians have experienced physical and/or sexual violence from a partner, and 3.6 million Australian’s have experienced emotional abuse from a partner*. Increasingly, perpetrators of violence are making use of technology (particular communications technology) to perpetrate their abuse. We have a long history of working with our customers in vulnerable situations, and are proud of the relationships we have with organisations who already work … Continue reading Making a difference to Domestic and Family Violence

DDOS Protection with Real World

With an average attack to mitigation time of less than 15 seconds, we’re really proud of our DDOS protection solution. At the recent AusNOG conference I gave a 5 minute lightning talk outlining some of the tools and techniques we use to help protect our network and our customers networks. Our solution is made possible by our global network. Our distributed architecture allows us to … Continue reading DDOS Protection with Real World

Real World joins the MANRS initiative

On 18 October 2021 Real World (AS45437) joined the MANRS initiative to help improve network and routing security. Our engineering team are passionate about the security of the global internet, and this just reflects one part of our work in this space. The MANRS (Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security) initiative is a collection of network operators, hardware vendors, industry bodies and cloud providers who … Continue reading Real World joins the MANRS initiative

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Proposed Instruments to enhance Security information obligations for carriers and eligible carriage service providers

Recently the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communication sought consultation from industry regarding proposed changes to the Carrier License Conditions for carrier license holders, and the introduction of a new instrument that would force Internet Service Providers (CSPs) to comply with certain new obligations for Cyber Security. As we, along with many of our clients, fall into these categories, we spent considerable time … Continue reading Proposed Instruments to enhance Security information obligations for carriers and eligible carriage service providers

Real World Group announces the acquisition of Blueteq Pty Ltd

Real World is pleased to announce that we have entered a binding agreement to acquire Blueteq Pty Ltd. The agreement sees Real World Group acquiring 100% of the shares in Blueteq and engaging their principal consultant, George Oosthuizen, as our Chief Information Security Officer. Blueteq will be renamed to Real World Cyber, and will see us add a range of new vendors to Real World’s … Continue reading Real World Group announces the acquisition of Blueteq Pty Ltd

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How do you get started with Cyber Security?

Cyber Security is a complex and often frustrating topic laden with complex technical terms and information. But for most organisations, Cyber Security starts with sensible, simple policies and decisions. In conjunction with Neil Bull for Anglican Risk and Insurance Services (AIRS), Andrew Yager is presenting a series of webinars on how organisations can get started with Cyber Security. The series of 10 webinars runs over … Continue reading How do you get started with Cyber Security?

ACSC calls for heightened security posture

As reports emerge of the Russian attack into Ukraine, the Australian Government has reminded organisations that an increase in global conflict also increases the rise of potential cyber attacks. The ACSC has issued an advisory that outlines some of the more common types of attacks organisations can expect to see over the coming weeks and months as the conflict within Europe continues to escalate. Real … Continue reading ACSC calls for heightened security posture