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Brewery breach: Not even beer is safe from ransomware
There were no pints enjoyed at this Scottish brewery this week as it fell victim to a crippling ransomware attack.
Avoidable mistakes lead to iOS cryptomining attacks
The attack dubbed ‘Roaming Mantis’ remains highly active, exploring new tricks and techniques to extend its reach.
Living in today’s new cyber regulatory reality
in recent years, the cyber regulatory market has evolved into a well-defined, addressable market with metrics showing its impact in relation to other associated sectors
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Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
The features that should be front and centre when evaluating SIEMs
According to Frost & Sullivan, SIEM can either be an enabler or a retardant and there's a thin line between the two - here's the key attributes.
Review: Cut through the noise with AI-driven threat analytics
SANS has provided an independent review of a new AI analytics solution designed to rescue businesses 'drowning in data' from SIEM platforms.
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."
Identity governance: The all-in-one solution for GDPR compliance
The GDPR affects any company that deals with individuals living in the EU and has very specific requirements for the treatment of their personal
Why the Lazarus group poses a massive threat to businesses
Heightened cyberheist activity by the notorious Lazarus group could give rise to more fake supply chain attacks.
Cybersecurity risks that can result from Balkanisation in cyberspace
"We can clearly see that the utopia of a borderless digital global village is coming to an end."
Remote administration tools bring unexpected threats to industrial networks
According to a report published by Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT, RATs are incredibly widespread across all industries.
Exclusive: Aruba APAC CTO talks next steps for the region
“So suddenly, in our region, we have become almost early adopters of these new shifts in technological revolutions.”
Microsoft picks Veritec to operate modernisation factory for AU fed govts
As part of the multi-year contract, Veritec will deploy a production line, featuring fixed price and repetitive processes for validation and design of Azure infrastructure.
Nozomi Networks and The Missing Link team up to deliver industrial cybersecurity solution
Threat actors are increasingly targeting industrial control systems (ICS) in manufacturing and critical infrastructure.
The good and bad of Office 365 security
Let’s start with the positives. Office 365 adoption, and going cloud in general, is good for security.
CrowdStrike and Secureworks partner to integrate UEBA and endpoint protection platform
When the joint offering becomes generally available, both Secureworks and CrowdStrike customers will have access from additional countermeasures driven by the integration.
How voice biometric solutions reduce friction and cut fraud
"By deploying voice biometric solutions, organisations are able to authenticate customer transactions instantly."
Pseudo-ransomware Xbash targeting Linux and Windows discovered
Xbash is data-destructive; destroying Linux-based databases as part of its ransomware capabilities.
New online tool helps organisations evaluate security maturity
The report also assigns a current security maturity tier and compares the organisation’s results to peer benchmarks.
Research finds majority of businesses failing to comply with GDPR
70% of companies couldn’t fulfil data access and portability requests within the GDPR-specified one-month time limit.
AU businesses training staff on cybersecurity, but more needs to be done – survey
Australian businesses are making a determined effort when it comes to cyber security training and education.
Exclusive: Aura on designing a secure IT infrastructure
Being secure by design is an ongoing process and not one that is forgotten as soon as a project is complete.
BlackBerry to roll out EoT platform by end of 2018
BlackBerry has unveiled a new Enterprise of Things (EoT) platform that enables OEMs to produce ‘things’ with high levels of security and safety.
Interview: CA Technologies explores the state of digital trust in APJ
A recent survey by CA Technologies found that 40% of APJ executives have sold customer data, although many cybersecurity pros aren’t actually aware that this happened. How is this possible?
WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication solution aimed at SMBs
WatchGuard’s AuthPoint solution is a cloud service that can be deployed and managed from any location without the need for expensive hardware components.
Aus companies must build security expertise to develop cyber resilience
Are Australian organisations making the right investments in their operations when it comes to security?
Exclusive: Simplifying data management, protection and recovery
"It is more critical than ever that organisations know what data they have and where that data is located."
Fortinet adds network access control solution for IoT
FortiNAC provides visibility and control of IoT services and automated response to threats at scale in multi-vendor environments.
Why enterprises are still grappling with data loss
Survey results show that many organisations are not following baseline best practices for data protection and disaster recovery.
Yubico to provide hardware security key with Okta’s MFA
YubiKeys, hardware-based protection in the form of physical devices, provide an option for a second factor in Okta MFA.
Our new look: A user experience revolution and a stronger content focus
We’re excited about how this new look reflects what we believe in delivering.
emt Distribution signs exclusive A/NZ deal for malware analytics
VMRay’s malware analysis solution to helps to deepen partner’s capabilities to evaluate the cyber threat landscape
Bitdefender invests in APAC with acquisition of SMS eTech business line
From its base in Melbourne, the new Bitdefender Australia office will retain all current employees of SMS eTech working on the Bitdefender business line.
HID Global releases new access control solution into A/NZ market
SMBs are 4x more likely to be victims of crime than homes are, a statistic HID Global is looking to tackle with its latest security solution.
New research reveals which employees are being targeted for why
Individual contributors and lower level management account for nearly two thirds (60%) of highly targeted attacks within an organisation.
Azure platform exploited the most for DDoS attacks – report
Research found a 35% increase DDoS attacks using public cloud server-based botnets from the previous 12 months.