Malwarebytes expands protection suite, with focus on protecting remote workers
As part of the expansion, Malwarebytes has introduced new features to its platform to boost productivity for remote workers, including enhancements for its Brute Force Protection solution and its scan and detection engine.
auticon highlight benefits of cognitive diversity on Disabilities Day
Remote working to accelerate cyber attacks - WatchGuard
DDoS attacks surge, becoming more sophisticated
The cybersecurity risks that come with re-onshoring Australian manufacturing
Cybermerc launches AU cyber threat intelligence platform, AUSHIELD
Palo Alto Networks launches enterprise data loss prevention service
Voice phishing attacks on the rise, remote workers vulnerable
There is an increase in voice phishing attacks, where hackers use existing employee names in attempt to trick victims into sharing login credentials and data by phone.
Cybercriminals are leveraging AI for malicious use
"At a time where the public is getting increasingly concerned about the possible misuse of AI, we have to be transparent about the threats."
Businesses can save on the hefty cost of a security breach if they're honest
SMBs and enterprises that disclose breaches proactively tend to experience 40% less financial damage, according to new research from Kaspersky.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Vectra AI exec discusses cybersecurity for Office 365
In Techday's second IT Jam with Vectra AI, we speak again with its head of security engineering Chris Fisher, who discusses the organisational impact of security breaches within Microsoft O365, why these attacks are on the rise, and what steps organisations should take to protect employees from attacks.
Zerto launches security solutions for containerised applications
The company has launched its beta program of Zerto for Kubernetes (Z4K), an extension of its Zerto Platform, to support next-generation, cloud native applications.
Facial recognition control solution hits A/NZ
The facial recognition reader scans users’ faces to identify them before providing access.
Bluechip Infotech to distribute WatchGuard’s Firewall-aaS
It comes with a zero commitment option where the firewall appliance can be returned at any time.
Vectra expands NDR capabilities across all network environments
Vectra’s network threat detection and response (NDR) solution is designed to use cloud identities that track and link attacker activities and progression across all networks.
Attivo Networks & SentinelOne combine endpoint security offerings
Attivo Networks and SentinelOne have teamed up to combine cybersecurity defences and stop attackers in their tracks.
Commvault expands features for Disaster Recovery solution
The solution, which offers disaster recovery automation through a single extensible platform, will now support orchestration to and from on-premises, Azure and AWS.
Forrester names Thycotic a Leader in privileged access management
Thycotic received the highest possible score in 11 of the 24 criteria in the study, including SaaS/cloud, innovation roadmap, and integrations, deployment, supporting products and services, commercial model, and PIM installed base.
Claroty and CrowdStrike form partnership to protect industrial control system environements
The integration will deliver visibility into industrial control system (ICS) networks and endpoints, with a one-stop-shop for information technology (IT) and OT asset information directly within The Claroty Platform.
Vectra sets A/NZ channel in sights with new leadership hire
The new international sales VP will be charged with strengthening its MSP programme and growing its channel partner network in the region.
Ivanti looks to a brighter future with MobileIron and Pulse Secure acquisitions
Ivanti has acquired MobileIron and Pulse Secure, with the intention of delivering intelligent and secure experiences across all devices in the ‘everywhere enterprise’.
Is the 'fast follower' mentality holding back anti-money laundering in Australia?
The decade-old rules-based systems cannot keep up with sophisticated cyberattacks and money laundering threats on their own, writes FICO financial crimes leader for APAC Timothy Choon.
Trend Micro integrates with AWS Network Firewall
As a Launch Partner, Trend Micro has integrated managed threat intelligence feeds from its cloud security solution to enable superior protection in line with this new AWS managed firewall service.
Where is your data? You'll find out in 2021
Next year, we will start to realise exactly how much intellectual property was stolen by attackers during the 2020 remote working shift, writes Forcepoint global CTO Nicolas Fischbach.
Cyber Security Cloud launches WafCharm on Microsoft Azure
Already available to more than one million Amazon AWS users around the world, this launch provides Azure users with AI operation of Web Application Firewall (WAF) rules, expanding WafCharms availability to 60% of the world's cloud users.
Increase in scams expected for NZ and Australia during holiday shopping season
One of the biggest scams to be aware of this shopping season are phishing attacks.
Financial firms exposing data through mismanaged access controls - Varonis
Almost two-thirds of the analysed firms leave more than 1000 sensitive files open for every employee to access.
Cyber-attackers target COVID-19 vaccine supply chain in sweeping phishing campaign
IBM’s Security X-Force, a task force created in the early days of the pandemic with an aim to combat cyber-attacks related to potential vaccines’ supply chains, released details on a coordinated effort to disrupt the COVID-19 ‘cold chain’.
AustCyber research shows huge potential of cybersecurity market
For the first time, the gross value added (GVA) of Australia’s cybersecurity sector can be estimated, at $2.3 billion.
Top security tips for online shoppers
Shoppers should follow these tips to guard against being cheated and defrauded when shopping online.
Ivanti extends ESM automation capabilities with latest additions
Ivanti has made additions to its Enterprise Service Management (ESM) portfolio, with greater automation capabilities between service management and SecOps.
Rate of ransomware attacks in Australia well above global average — report
Over two-thirds (67%) of Australian organisations have suffered a ransomware attack in the last 12 months — 10 percentage points above the global average of 57%.
How a vantage point sees threats before they impact
When the focus has been on adversaries that develop increasingly complex and sophisticated attacks, tried and true techniques such as compromised credentials continue to be amongst the most potent weapons.
Ping Identity named Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant
The recognition comes after a busy year for Ping Identity, following an acquisition and new service offering amid the pandemic.
rhipe adds Octopus licensing solutions to distie portfolio
The addition of Octopus Cloud provides rhipe partners with licensing solutions and management processes to support cloud transformation initiatives.
Trend Micro launches cloud native security solution for modern applications and APIs
“Application security is an invaluable part of the Cloud One platform, integrating technology to provide superior protection for customers deploying applications wherever it makes the most sense for them."
Bad Bots and DDoS fuel record cyber risk
"How many attackers are going to hide within this expected traffic spike?"
DigiCert revamps PKI management capabilities for remote work
The revamp provides new ways of delivering certificate automation that can authenticate employees and devices, and encrypt data over networks.
NetMotion announces SASE platform leveraging Microsoft Azure
The platform offers integrated transport and web proxies, distributed firewalls, network access control (NAC), zero trust network access (ZTNA) or software-defined perimeters (SDP), a VPN highly optimised for mobile access, and AI-driven policy and risk analysis.
ManageEngine recognised by Forrester for PIM and Chatbots
The company was named as one of the “providers that matter most” in two reports for its PAM360 and Zia chatbot products.
Singapore makes an example of remote working in APAC, but security concerns persist
Respondents are most concerned about WiFi networks (39%), cloud storage (38%), email (36%), new technologies like IoT and 5G (34%), and video conferencing platforms (31%).
IDC names ESET a Major Player second year running
“ESET is strong in the areas of threat research, especially around Android malware identification and behavior detection.”
Data leakage concerns dominate cloud security perceptions - Bitglass report
How secure is the public cloud? That’s what many IT and security professionals are asking as data leakage becomes a pressing concern for organisations and their data protection strategies.
Fortinet named Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls
It is 11th time the company has been recognised in the annual report.