Data transparency increasingly important, Kaspersky study states
“It is clear from the data that people have developed a sense of control and they are now demanding openness about how and where their data is being managed."
Enterprises underutilising security tools, causing teams to burn out
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Financial malware activity dropped in 2020 as creators honed their wares
Almost a third of malware threats previously unknown - HP report
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Gigamon & FireEye tackle security in hybrid cloud environments
5G network security a US$9 billion dollar opportunity - report
The cloud-native nature of 5G networks will have a disruptive and positive impact on the cybersecurity industry in the next few years, with 5G network security presenting a US$9 billion enterprise market opportunity by 2025.
Pandemic sees organisations of all sizes and industries invest in CTI
There is opportunity for organisations to better manage their cyber-threat intelligence for greater security and threat intelligence effectiveness by adopting the right tools and processes.
Working capital finance: what is it and how to apply
Working capital finance can help uncork the bottleneck many businesses face – inadequate cash flow – without causing headaches later down the line.
Combine endpoint privilege management with these tools for maximum protection
By integrating an EPM solution with additional technologies, teams can manage the entire security tool stack more easily and enhance each component’s effectiveness.
Ransomware and Microsoft Exchange attacks surging
There are global surges in ransomware attacks alongside increases in cyber attacks targeting Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities, according to Check Point Research.
Addressing the challenges of least privilege access
Enforcing the right privilege policies across the environment with the right visibility and observability will ensure that the policy mandates hold tight against any behaviour changes.
Dell Technologies unveils new data protection innovations for hybrid cloud workloads
The Dell EMC PowerProtect Backup Service, powered by Druva, is designed to deliver SaaS app protection without increasing IT complexity.
WatchGuard names new regional director for A/NZ
Anthony Daniel says, "I look forward to continuing to drive our business strategy, grow our channel and to supporting business growth Australia and New Zealand and the Pacific islands."
Hybrid IAM solutions are the way of the future, study states
“As this first-of-its-kind research shows, while IT leaders are faced with unique criteria and conditions that shape their IT strategy, hybrid IAM has emerged as a necessity."
Identity in the age of eKYC & digital onboarding journeys
When an onboarding process is architected correctly, there are tangible benefits for customer satisfaction.
Cybersecurity budgets still not keeping up with threats — report
Executive teams are failing to recognise the level of damage cyber-threats pose to organisations, according to Sophos — many of them taking a ‘conservative approach’ to cybersecurity expenditure.
Security and risk management spending in Australia to increase in 2021
Australian organisations will spend more than A$4.9 billion on enterprise information security and risk management products and services in 2021, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.
ABB and Nozomi Networks extend collaboration, deliver improved OT security solutions
"With Nozomi Networks solutions added to our cybersecurity portfolio, our customers gain proven network monitoring and threat detection technology."
rhipe acquires emt Distribution, with aim to expand into enterprise market
The acquisition will enable rhipe to deliver a comprehensive portfolio of end-to-end security capabilities to its partners, the company says.
From Me to We: Partnerships & multiparty systems in the post-COVID-19 age
MPS is all about sharing data infrastructure between people and organisations - think along the lines of blockchain, distributed databases and ledgers.
ThreatQuotient hits $22.5m in new financing, continues growth streak
“Since we first invested in ThreatQuotient in 2017, their team has continued to prove to the market that there is a critical need for cybersecurity solutions aimed at security operations."
Microsoft Exchange breach a wake-up call to ditch the server
"There are owners who still have in-house exchange servers because they are suspicious of the cloud or have concerns about their data sovereignty or don't want to contemplate the capital expenditure. But the warning is clear. Get rid of them."
2020 sees a global shift in financial malware threats
The financial threat landscape experienced a game-changing pandemic year, according to a new report from Kaspersky.
IT leaders prioritising automation, Zero Trust and API-based security investments
"The study shows that a cocktail of multiplying threats, the proliferation of hybrid and cloud architectures, blended with a pandemic-fuelled explosion in distributed and remote work has created a perfect storm for network security teams."
AvePoint brings Salesforce Cloud Backup to channel partners
The product adds to the AvePoint suite of trusted Cloud Backup for Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365 to provide managed service providers with backup and restore capabilities across multiple, popular SaaS providers.
O365 a weak point ripe for exploit, say security professionals
71% of more than 1,000 security professionals have been on the receiving end of a Microsoft 365 account takeover, on average, seven times in the last year alone.
Over half of ransomware victims pay up - but does it work?
"Handing over money doesn’t guarantee the return of data, and only encourages cybercriminals to continue the practice."
FrankieOne to build Westpac's BaaS identity infrastructure
“As Australians continue to look for new and different ways to do their banking, we are excited to be part of the ever-growing BaaS movement with Westpac."
Claroty discovers vulnerabilities in Ovarro TBox RTUs
The vulnerabilities could enable attackers to break into the systems and run code, crash systems, and meddle with configuration files, amongst other malicious actions.
Hackers offering forged “official” COVID vaccination certificates and negative test results on dark net
There has been a 350% increase in the number of advertisements selling alleged COVID vaccines within the last three months.
Why organisations should rethink the approach to retail demand planning and forecasting
Why organisations should rethink the approach to retail demand planning and forecasting
Attivo Networks expands Active Directory suite for greater protection
"We see Active Directory exploitation used in the majority of ransomware, insider and advanced attacks. We are pleased to now offer our customers early and efficient solutions for preventing the misuse of Active Directory.”
Interview: SAS outlines the seven AI-based trends you'll see in 2021
Artificial intelligence has, let's face it, been the subject of much hype, of experimentation, and in some cases, pipe dreams.
Cloud services top threat vector for healthcare industry
"The coronavirus pandemic continues to highlight the unique cybersecurity needs of the healthcare industry, even as it has increased the number of threats these organisations face."
The mirrored world: Digital twins redefine business intelligence
The world’s most visionary leaders will use technology to master change and shape the future.
Advanced threat actors engaged in cyberespionage up their game
"This recent activity signals a major leap in their abilities."
Tesserent to acquire Secure Logic's managed security services business
Secure Logic delivered an audited turnover of $9 million in FY 2020 and a $4.2 million EBITDA, with reportedly ‘strong’ earnings going into FY 2021.
Zscaler and CrowdStrike release integrations for end-to-end security
This collaboration between the two cloud-native security companies provides joint customers with adaptive, risk-based access control to private applications.
Thycotic releases new integrations to bolster account governance
“Service accounts are often left defenceless, even by enterprises with established programs for privileged user security."
McAfee brings on new partners in push for zero trust security
"Together with our SIA partners, we are strengthening security for the critical apps that enterprises rely on every day."
Bank Australia rolls out voice biometrics designed by Nuance
After a successful test rollout at the end of 2020, the bank is now offering voice-based biometric protection to all customers.
WatchGuard uncovers top cyber threat trends of Q4 2020
“The rise in sophisticated, evasive threat tactics last quarter and throughout 2020 showcases how vital it is to implement layered, end-to-end security protections."
Mobile devices biggest enterprise security threat - report
Businesses have left themselves vulnerable and open to cyber criminals in the rush to ensure their workforce could operate remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Imperva unveils new data security platform built for cloud
"The cloud has revolutionised IT, offering organisations a strategic opportunity to rapidly pursue new market initiatives and adapt their operations in the face of new business challenges."
Infrastructure-as-code, and how it can secure the cloud
Bridgecrew recognised IaC early on as one of the best ways for modern teams to delegate security ownership to individual contributors while distributing it across existing frameworks within CI/CD pipelines. This attribute meant that IaC was invaluable in securing cloud-native environments.
Gartner: Top security and risk management trends for 2021
“CISOs are keen to consolidate the number of security products and vendors they must deal with."
Kroll completes Redscan acquisition, expands cyber risk portfolio
With the addition of Redscan and its extended detection and response (XDR) enabled security operations centre (SOC) platform, Kroll expands its Kroll Responder capabilities to support a wider array of cloud and on-premise telemetry sources.