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Breaking down the cybersecurity strategy 2023-2030: Phase three (2029-2030)
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cybersecurity strategy
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australian government
Explore the final phase of Australia's Cyber Security Strategy for 2023-2030, focused on global leadership and leveraging prior phase capabilities.
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Hunter-killer malware surges by 333%, says Picus Red Report 2024
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ml
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malware
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edr
The 2024 Picus Red Report reveals a 333% rise in Hunter-killer malware targeting and disabling security defences, reflecting a concerning escalation in cyber-attack strategies.
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Talking cybersecurity with the board of Directors
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compliance
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cybersecurity
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context
Cybersecurity professionals must translate their technical language to ensure board members fully grasp inherent cyber threats, to encourage informed investment and more accountable cybercrime prevention.
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Bugcrowd launches CrowdConnect for bolstered global cybersecurity
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partner programmes
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cybersecurity
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system integrators
Bugcrowd's CrowdConnect Partner Program offers global partners a multi-solution cybersecurity platform, harnessing collective hacker creativity and improving cybersecurity strategies.
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Data Privacy Day: CyberArk stresses identity-centric cybersecurity
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data protection
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retail
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cyberark
Ahead of Data Privacy Day, CyberArk's Andrew Slavkovic emphasises the urgent necessity for Australian bodies to bolster sensitive data protections.
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Combating cybercrime in NZ with a robust cybersecurity strategy
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malware
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ddos
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ransomware
New Zealand businesses grapple with cybercrime's volatile threat landscape, as incidents across various sectors showcase the dire consequences. A nuanced approach to cybersecurity strategy is vital.
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Fastly report reveals impact of cyberattacks on Aus-NZ businesses
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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breach prevention
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dlp
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ai security
Fastly reports that Aus-NZ companies experienced a 9% revenue loss due to cyberattacks, with a recovery period of 7.5 months.
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Cybersecurity is full of fear –we need to change this
Fri, 3rd Nov 2023
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data protection
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity has associated itself with fear, and as a result, instead of enabling, it has stifled the growth settings we need the most now.
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Sharp rise in cybercrime across EMEA in first half of 2023
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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engineering
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netscout
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telecommunications
EMEA region hit hardest as global DDoS attacks rise by 31%. France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, and Saudi Arabia among most targeted nations.
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Splunk's 2023 CISO report reveals increasingly disrupted landscape
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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siem
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digital transformation
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compliance
Disrupted cyber attacks are on the rise according to Splunk's CISO Report, with 90% of orgs hit in the past year and 83% paying ransoms.
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Cytek appoints Michael Arov as Head of Company
Tue, 4th Jul 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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r&d
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cyber threats
Cytek, a global cybersecurity solutions provider, appoints industry leader Michael Arov as Head of the company. #Cybersecurity #Leadership.
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Preparing your IT security defences for the year ahead
Thu, 26th Jan 2023
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Tools and services in place need to be constantly monitored and updated to ensure they can protect against both current and emerging threats.
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Illumio’s cybersecurity experts predict priorities for 2023
Fri, 25th Nov 2022
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
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cybersecurity strategy
Illumio predicts breach containment, consolidation, and better governance as priorities for 2023 and warns of increased threats to healthcare and energy.
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Fortinet training edges toward closing cybersecurity gap
Thu, 12th May 2022
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firewall
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network management
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it training
The Fortinet Training Institute has made significant progress in closing the cybersecurity skills gap, on track to train one million people by 2026.
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How open banking benefits customers, banks – and cybercriminals
Tue, 18th Jan 2022
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ddos
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fintech
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digital banking
Australia's move towards open banking has been hindered by slow progress. However, with the right security measures, the future of open banking can be secure.
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Divide between IT and OT teams hindering unified cybersecurity strategies
Fri, 12th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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ponemon institute
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cybersecurity strategy
Organizations are hindered by a cultural divide between IT and OT teams, preventing a unified cybersecurity strategy, a report from Dragos has found.
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Appgate launches latest version of zero trust network access solution
Mon, 1st Nov 2021
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malware
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sdp
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retail
Appgate launches new version of zero trust network access solution, offering enhanced capabilities for enterprises.
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Ping Identity acquires Singular Key, extends no-code functionality
Thu, 30th Sep 2021
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devops
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malware
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app development
Ping Identity has acquired no-code identity specialist Singular Key to streamline integration of identity services.
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Traditional solutions fail to secure organisations against today's malware
Tue, 29th Jun 2021
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firewall
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network management
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malware
Traditional anti-malware solutions miss nearly 75% of threats, according to new research from WatchGuard Technologies.
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How to address cyber-threats as a strategic risk
Thu, 29th Oct 2020
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
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cybersecurity strategy
Cybersecurity should be a priority discussion point for business leaders, as point solutions and incomplete approaches create vulnerabilities.
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Companies not utilising threat hunters correctly – study
Tue, 17th Dec 2019
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
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study
ThreatQuotient study reveals confusion over the role of threat hunters, with many teams focusing on reactive processes.
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75% of DevOps professionals say certificate issuance policies slow them down
Mon, 16th Dec 2019
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devops
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project management
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app development
Less than half of DevOps professionals believe developers always request certificates that serve as machine identities through authorised channels.
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Organisations still not getting cybersecurity fundamentals right - Wavelink
Fri, 6th Dec 2019
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wavelink
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mfa
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patching
Survey: 60% of data breaches linked to unpatched known flaws.
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AiSP launches ladies in cybersecurity mentorship programme
Tue, 3rd Dec 2019
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women in technology
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association of information security professionals
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cybersecurity strategy
AiSP launches mentorship programme to groom female cybersecurity professionals in Singapore, addressing talent shortage.