Interview: Ping Identity exec on why security system updates are critical during COVID-19
Techday spoke with Ping Identity country manager for A/NZ and Japan, Ashley Diffey, on how zero-trust is favourable over perimeter-based security, and what the changes in work mean for businesses in a post-COVID-19 world.
Organisations take cloud-first approach to security, though concerns remain
Interview: RSA explains security in the epoch of IT disruption
Okta updates partner programme for 2020
Five ways to transform access and secure your enterprise
How small security teams can benefit from simple attack detection and response
How authentication can prevent data breaches
Learn more about the critical elements of any access decision.
DDLS offers all courses remotely during COVID-19 lockdowns
“With Virtual Instructor-led Training, DDLS can provide training in the skills organisations require immediately, in order to maintain business momentum in these very troubled and demanding times.”
Email attacks up 667% following rise of COVID-19 worldwide
Of the COVID-19 related attacks detected by Barracuda Sentinel through March 23, 54% were scams, 34% were brand impersonation attacks, 11% were blackmail, and 1% are business email compromise.
How to defend cloud environments against insider threats
Let’s discuss the main types of insider threats facing businesses today and explain how to mitigate their risks through various technologies.
Acronis mobilises the home office in the remote working age
One of the biggest changes for Acronis, like many companies, is the transition that allows all employees to work from home.
Kaspersky announces update to Microsoft Office 365 security solution as COVID-19 threats emerge
The upgrade introduces enhanced anti-phishing capabilities with a dedicated anti-spoofing feature, as well as bolstered protection within Microsoft Teams.
Do not wait: Look at your IoT devices now
As millions of people become confined to their homes, the security of Internet of Things devices has never been so important.
Guardicore Labs exposes brute force MS-SQL attack campaign
The cyber attack campaign uses password brute force to breach victim machines, deploys multiple backdoors and executes numerous malicious modules, such as multifunctional remote access tools (RATs) and cryptominers.
IT pros fear threats to critical infrastructure, report shows
IT professionals are concerned about operational technology (OT) security and attacks on critical infrastructure, with a number of people saying the responsibility lies with government, according to a new report.
New solution shines light on Dark Web credential trading
The Kaseya-owned Spanning Cloud Apps has released software that monitors the Dark Web for compromised Office 365 credentials.
How to ensure your home deliveries remain secure
Online marketplace Secure Your World knows a thing or two about making sure deliveries stay secure.
Marriott International reports breach affecting 5.2 million customers
Marriott said in statement that an ‘unexpected’ amount of guest information may have been accessed in mid-January this year, using the login credentials of two employees at one of the company’s franchise properties.
ESET launches resource to protect remote workers during COVID-19
"If adequate security measures aren’t implemented on every device or network that connects to the corporate network, bad actors can go undetected."
Attivo Networks bolsters Google Cloud’s Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory
“By detecting unsanctioned access to AD, security teams receive alerts early in the attack lifecycle, and the attacker is less likely to get the critical AD information they were seeking."
Acronis: Lack of backup process within organisations causing data losses
Traditional strategies and solutions to data protection are no longer able to keep up with the modern IT needs of individuals and organisations.
Mentorship key to bringing women into cybersecurity - Microsoft
“Diverse teams make better and faster decisions 87% of the time compared with all male teams, yet the actual number of women in our field fluctuates between 10 and 20%. What ideas have we missed by not including more women?”
RSA offers cutting edge authentication software free
Secure authentication has never been more important now that remote working is the norm. Leverage biometrics, push notification and multi-factor authentication for free now.
HP announces three new security solutions for remote workers
HP says over 80% of home office routers have been found to be vulnerable to potential cyberattacks, and 90% of PC infections originate from email attachments.
Need better security now your workforce is remote? Get it for free
Remote working comes with all kinds of cybersecurity risks. Protect your business by leveraging multi-factor authentication, biometrics and push notification software for free.
Google's 12 remote working tips for better productivity
We've compiled Google's top tips for remote working in 2020.
Protecting remote workers amid COVID-19
Cybercrime is escalating amid the pandemic - how can businesses protect remote workers?
Online retailers lose millions as 1/3 of customers forget password at checkout
Recently released research has found about one in three of online purchases are abandoned at checkout because people cannot remember their password to access their account and confirm their purchase.
80% of cyber threat landscape uses COVID-19 as leverage - report
A report released recently by Proofpoint reveals the extent to which cyber attackers are capitalising on fear and paranoia surrounding the pandemic, with instances of coronavirus-themed attacks increasing every day.
The top four cloud IT security misconfigurations and how to fix them
Thankfully, there are some effective steps that can be taken to overcome four of the most common security issues, thereby reducing the attack surface.
UTS & Institute of Data announce scholarship program
But those who are finding themselves on reduced hours or out of work completely may be able to use that time to upskill.
Why employees have never been more vulnerable to cyber attack
COVID-19 is presenting the perfect opportunity to cyber attackers to mount potentially devastating spear-phishing campaigns against organisations via their remote workers. Learn how to fight back.
Interview: ManageEngine's VP says legacy remote solutions aren't cutting it
Techday spoke with ManageEngine vice president Rajesh Ganesan on the company’s solutions to the rapid changes and issues facing workforces around the globe as millions upon millions pack up their offices and work from home.
How companies can stay secure while employees work from home
While working from home may seem like an easy solution for workers, the reality can be quite challenging for IT teams.
How to make authentication as painless as possible
Multi-factor authentication seems to be the standard in top-end security authentication systems. But even MFA has its drawbacks. Find out how RSA SecurID provides the best authentication out there.
Forcepoint unveils impressive channel recruits across APAC and ANZ
Cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has named four new key appointments to its leadership team as it looks to strengthen its channel, strategy and sales lineup across the Asia Pacific and Australian New Zealand regions.
Former Nutanix head to drive Rubrik’s A/NZ expansion
Jamie Humphrey has been appointed to the role of country manager and general manager for Rubrik's Australia and New Zealand business.
Worrying gap in local consumer cybersecurity savvy
New research shows A/NZ consumers feel clued in, but there’s clear room for improvement in their education and tools.
Opportunity knocks for robotics in world of COVID-19
ABI Research highlights that while manufacturing opportunities are down, the worlds of disinfecting, surveillance and delivery are opening.
Acronis appoints new APAC General Manager and launches Partners Programme
One of Morarji’s first objectives has been to launch the new Acronis Partner Programmes in APAC, in which the Acronis team will help channel partners and managed service providers (MSPs) expand their portfolios and deliver fast ROI.
Houseparty denies security breach as users accuse app of hacking accounts
The popular face-to-face video hosting service has been accused of hacking users' other accounts, a claim Houseparty disputes.
Dicker Data signs as sole distie for Danish security company
Heimdal Security provides anticipatory, proactive cybersecurity protection for SMBs and enterprises.
Data is more valuable to cyber attackers than cash - report
Data theft was the goal of more than half of all attacks in 2019, according to PT. This is a 20 percentage point increase compared to 2018 when data theft was the goal of only 30% of incidents.
Remote workers need to improve security measures amidst COVID-19
Technological support and security measures are amongst ways organisations and their employees can protect their business as they move to remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Forrester's guide to staying savvy in the world of COVID-19
Remote working, charting business outlook and CX are covered in this piece filled with advice for operating in the world of the pandemic.
The who, what, and why of multifactor authentication
Frost & Sullivan examines the considerations an organisation must take into account when formulating its authentication strategy.
Why secure remote access tools are more important and valuable than ever
Cyber attacks are ramping up as more people work from home and render themselves vulnerable. Here's why an effective remote access tool is absolutely essential to keep systems and users secure.
PMT Security launches body-temp scanning solution for enterprise, Seadan to distribute
"It was a no-brainer for us to choose our trusted partners Seadan. We engaged and took advice from them during the decision-making process to find the best UNV product to bring to market."