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Upwind fortifies Cloud Security Platform with identity security
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cloud security
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security breaches
Faced with a sharp increase in security breaches, Upwind is stepping up its Cloud Security Platform with a new focus on identity security, providing a comprehensive solution to Cloud Identity Entitlement Management (CIEM) concerns.
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Genetec unveils Security Center SaaS for cloud & hybrid deployments
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big data
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Genetec unveils its Security Center SaaS solution for cloud-based physical security, merging multiple security features together with an open architecture.
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IBM strengthens cyber resilience alliance with Cohesity
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data protection
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cohesity bolsters its cyber resilience initiative with IBM, accelerating the development of data security capabilities across hybrid cloud environments, with IBM listed as a key investor.
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Avocado Consulting expands partnership with CyberArk
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virtualisation
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devops
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digital transformation
Avocado, a consulting firm, has announced an enhanced partnership with CyberArk to bolster identity security in Aussie and Kiwi firms amidst swift digital transformation.
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Australian firms struggle with connectivity failures & security threats
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iot
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5g
Over half of Australian businesses suffer at least 1-2 hours of weekly downtime due to network failure amid heightened operational costs and security breaches.
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Can misconceptions derail the effectiveness of operational resilience?
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data protection
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compliance
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cloud services
Australian financial services firms brace for tighter compliance measures amid growing data breaches, focusing improvements to risk management and compliance strategies.
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Mako boosts defence against cyber attacks with Radware's protection services
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cybersecurity
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gartner
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radware
Israeli media giant Mako, selects cyber-security firm Radware to defend against large-scale hacktivist attacks, bolstering its commitment to innovative and adaptable security measures.
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Appdome, Atlassian to automate secure mobile app delivery
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app development
Appdome partners with Atlassian to automate secure mobile app deliveries, enhancing the cyber defence system via Atlassian's CI/CD service.
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Swann announces AI-driven voice assistant for home security
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apple
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cloud services
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smartphones
Swann, in partnership with Amazon Web Services, is set to launch the HomeShield, an AI-driven voice assistant for home security.
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Cado Security teams up with Wiz to bolster cloud security solutions
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
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forensics
London-based Cado Security and cloud security provider Wiz announce a strategic partnership to enhance cloud risk reduction and forensic investigation efficiency for mutual customers.
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Survey finds half of businesses planning to adopt AI
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
A joint survey by the Cloud Security Alliance and Google Cloud forecasts 55% of businesses to adopt AI in the next year.
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Commvault appoints Ashley Baird as new VP & MD of Market Expansion
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saas
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data protection
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hybrid cloud
Cloud industry veteran, Ashley Baird, has been appointed as Vice President and Managing Director of Market Expansion at data protection firm Commvault, charged with accelerating the company's growth in new markets.
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The rising threat of search engine ad abuse
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martech
Search engine ad infrastructure is increasingly being exploited by cyber criminals for phishing scams, posing a growing threat to global internet users and firms, a BlueVoyant report reveals.
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Malwarebytes launches free Digital Footprint Portal to protect personal data
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data protection
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cloud services
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encryption
Malwarebytes has launched a free Digital Footprint Portal offering a detailed analysis of sources including the dark web.
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SentinelOne launches AI security analyst Purple AI
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cybersecurity
SentinelOne launches AI security analyst, Purple AI, aimed at revolutionising and expediting threat hunting and response.
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Report finds 90% of cyber attacks in 2023 exploited RDP
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firewall
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network security
Sophos reports the abuse of Remote Desktop Protocol in 90% of cyber attacks in 2023, marking the highest level of RDP misuse since 2020.
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New In the Wild 2024 report reveals key cyber threats
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
D3 Security's inaugural 'In the Wild 2024' report analyses prevalent cyber threats, using data from tens of thousands of incidents.
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Cybersecurity services market to hit $445.3 billion by 2032
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cloud services
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malware
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testing
Rapid rise in cybercrimes forces urgent global reappraisal of security strategies in government, defence, and IT sectors amid projections of cybersecurity services market growing to $445.3bn by 2032.
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How CFOs can responsibly leverage the potential of AI and achieve success
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
AI gives CFOs a strategic edge in volatile markets, but effective use requires more than just tech: learning, innovation, and ethical standards are crucial.
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Akamai unveils Shield NS53 to protect DNS infrastructures
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cloud services
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
Akamai Technologies unveils Shield NS53, a novel product aimed to safeguard on-premises DNS infrastructure from resource exhaustion attacks.
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SentinelOne announces Purple AI for enhanced cybersecurity efficiency
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siem
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advanced persistent threat protection
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SentinelOne introduces Purple AI, an AI-driven security platform transforming natural language into structured queries, aimed at increasing enterprise cybersecurity efficiency.
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VIAVI introduces Post-Quantum Cryptography testing for secure future
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encryption
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quantum computing
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testing
VIAVI Solutions pioneers post-quantum cryptography testing capability amid concerns over potential quantum computing threats to public-key cryptography security.
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Panzura launches rapid ransomware recovery solution
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ransomware
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data protection
Cloud data management specialist Panzura debuts Panzura Detect and Rescue, an anti-ransomware solution using robust AI detection to reduce recovery times from days to hours amid a global surge in cybersecurity threats.
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Rising foreign interference exploits insider threats, says DTEX report
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advanced persistent threat protection
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insider threats
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public sector
DTEX Systems' report warns that nation state actors are increasingly exploiting insider threats, escalating their interference and intellectual property theft. The issue necessitates urgent attention for enhancing defensive resilience of entities.