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Cloud
Ransomware attacks surging as ransom amounts skyrocket
The grim outlook for the future of ransomware leaves no one spared from financial damage or brand-crushing headlines.
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Phishing
Surge in targeted spear phishing as attackers look for weak link
"Cybercriminals are getting sneakier about who they target with their attacks."
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Network Detection and Response / NDR
Barracuda acquires XDR platform SKOUT Cybersecurity
With the acquisition, Barracuda begins its foray into the XDR market, and supplements the company’s previous integrations with Open XDR platforms.
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BitCoin
Bitcoin cyber attacks surge 200%
“Accelerating interest and demand for bitcoin has provided cyber criminals with a payments method that is virtually untraceable, enabling a multi-billion economy of ransomware."
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Business Continuity
The business benefits of cloud-to-cloud backups
By taking the time to review how data is being stored and protected, organisations can take advantage of these tools while maintaining effective data security.
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Malware
Research finds malware will sit for around 83 hours in an employees inbox before being noticed
Research finds that malicious emails spend an average of 83 hours in employees inboxes before being noticed.
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Application Security
Bad bots, broken APIs and supply chain attacks biggest challenge facing organisations
More needs to be done to protect against application security threats, particularly newer threats like bot attacks, API attacks, and supply chain attacks. 
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Cybersecurity
Rapid DX and record-high threat exposure sees security as greatest revenue opportunity for MSPs
Thanks to a rapid rise in digital transformation, remote work adoption, and ransomware attacks all driven by COVID-19, security is the safest bet there is for business growth.
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Email Security
Barracuda sees strong momentum across cloud email security solutions
There is increased risk of socially engineered attacks like conversation hijacking, business email compromise, account takeover, and growing demand for protecting customer data in the cloud.
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Cloud
Ransomware ravages Ireland's health service - experts comment
Ireland’s National Cyber Security Centre points to the ‘Conti’ ransomware variant, which caused the HSE's IT systems to shut down over the weekend.
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Cybersecurity
Sector training, further investment required in Australian Budget - A/NZ cybersecurity vendors
"Budget funding, awareness and technology solutions are sorely needed today to support Australian business cybersecurity."
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SD-WAN
How to mitigate business transformation risk
The coming years hold lots of fresh business opportunities for those positioned and ready to take advantage of them.
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Cybersecurity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Barracuda?
Barracuda is a cybersecurity company that provides security, networking and storage products based on network appliances and cloud services.
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Digital Transformation
Why cloud adoption by SMBs provides a strong opportunity for MSPs
Everything from communication and collaboration tools to administrative applications and data storage is now increasingly being handled in the cloud.
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Cloud Security
Barracuda expands MSP portfolio
Barracuda Networks has announced the expansion of its portfolio of solutions and services for IT managed service providers to include Barracuda CloudGen Access for MSPs. 
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Phishing
Surge in vaccine-related phishing attacks as rollout picks up momentum
Spikes in vaccine-related phishing activity centred around new updates, announcements and ground-breaking approvals from around the world.
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Women in Technology
IWD 2021: Barracuda manager on promoting a 'diversity of thought'
Women can be and are leaders, but they may not fit into a male legacy management style, writes Barracuda territory manager for ANZ Angelina Liu.
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Phishing
Millions of email attacks missed by organisations’ cyber security protection
"While organisations have invested in protection against email threats, many of these attacks slip through gateways, landing in users inboxes."
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Trends
Barracuda survey reveals top security concerns for Australian businesses
“As applications are rapidly becoming the most exploited threat vector, these security concerns underscore the importance to safeguard data with confidence by eliminating application vulnerabilities and stopping data breaches."
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Backup
Barracuda introduces new backup platform to protect data in Microsoft Office 365
"As the workforce becomes increasingly dispersed, adopting cloud-based apps like Microsoft Teams for productivity and communication is an obvious move."
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Public Cloud
Confidence in public cloud grows, but challenges persist
“As organisations continue to radically transform their infrastructures and rely more on the public cloud, they are uncovering new connectivity and security challenges."
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Scams
New research reveals evolving tactics attackers use to trick victims
"Attackers prefer to use COVID-19 in their less targeted scamming attacks that focus on fake cures and donations."
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Malware
UK university targeted by one million malicious email attacks
The email messages included spam, malware and phishing attacks.
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Remote Working
Remote working here to stay in A/NZ, but security must be addressed
COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation and cloud adoption.