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Compliance
Stock security features inadequate in face of rising risk
"Organisations must proactively find ways of identifying unseen vulnerabilities and should take a diligent, holistic approach to cybersecurity."
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Malware
Check Point Research identifies top malware threats to NZ
In February, the top malware impacting New Zealand cyber incidents was Sohanad (3.96%), followed by SnakeKeylogger and Formbook.
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Cybersecurity
CrowdStrike brings 'observability to everyone' with Humio release
“I want everyone to experience the power of Humio. With Humio Community Edition, Humio provides the most powerful capabilities needed for modern observability."
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Contact Centre
Salesforce announces new AI-powered workflows in Service Cloud
The new workflows enable customer service teams to predict, route and solve customer needs, and offers new digital contact centre innovations.
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Forrester study puts LogRhythm SIEM platform under the microscope
The report, which was commissioned by LogRhythm, surveyed organisations using LogRhythm SIEM either in the cloud or on-premise.
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Cloud
Endace and Corelight step in to enhance incident response workflows
Endace and Corelight have entered into a strategic partnership to deliver security teams with insights and detailed forensic data to further enable rapid incident response.
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Cybersecurity
Global cybercrime losses rapidly approaching trillion-dollar mark - McAfee report
Global losses from cybercrime are close to becoming a ‘trillion-dollar’ shackle that is weighing down the global economy.
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Cybersecurity
Claroty adds remote incident management to OT security capabilities
Claroty updated its platform to help cybersecurity teams detect, investigate, and respond to security incidents within OT networks - no matter where team members are located.
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Cloud
BlackBerry partners with ServiceNow for incident response management
BlackBerry has announced it has entered into a partnership with ServiceNow to integrate the BlackBerry AtHoc service within the Now platform for rapid crisis communications and IT service management. 
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Cybersecurity
Interview: Check Point profiles 5 battles that SOC teams face in 2020
Security operations centres (SOCs) are often the first lines of defence.
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IBM
Data breaches costing companies millions - could incident response help?
On average, data breaches cost companies $3.86 million per breach, with compromised employee accounts the most expensive root cause.
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Artificial Intelligence
Why AI and ML are increasingly important for effective IT security
ML offers much better capabilities than humans can deliver when it comes to recognising and predicting certain types of patterns.
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Business Continuity
Effective cyber resilience means thinking beyond the IT department
It’s worth investing time and resources now to put in place a comprehensive and effective business resilience plan that will ensure operations can continue, says CQR Consulting.
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DevOps
Fight, flight or freeze: Releasing organisational trauma
Organisational trauma can leave a business paralysed and unable to move forward.
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ServiceNow
BitSight and ServiceNow announce integrations improving cyber risk management
Together, BitSight and ServiceNow provide organisations with prioritised visibility and automated workflows to manage cyber risk.
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Cybersecurity
Enterprise incident response plans suffer from neglect – Verizon study
Incident response plans may be a useful part of cyber-preparedness, but they’re of little use if security teams don’t review, test or update those plans on a regular basis.
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Kaspersky
Over 50% of incident response requests occur after damage complete – Kaspersky
It is often assumed that incident response is only needed in cases when damage from a cyber-attack has already occurred and there is a need for further investigation.
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Forrester Research
Forrester names Crowdstrike leader in incident response
The report provides an in-depth evaluation of the top 15 IR service providers across 11 criteria.
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Secureworks
Every second counts: The importance of incident response
As the risk of data breaches are not going away anytime soon, and effective incident responses have become paramount.
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Compliance
Suffered a data breach? Here’s how you manage the fallout
From a communications perspective, an incident response plan should do one thing: reassure your customers that you care.
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Cybersecurity
Businesses confident about their 'cyber resilience' - but 77% don't have an incident response plan
“Organizations may be feeling more cyber resilient today, and the biggest reason why was hiring skilled personnel."
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Managed security services
Proficio to deepen APAC presence after 'record-breaking' 2017
"We will not rest until we are the first choice in cybersecurity services for organizations worldwide."
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
The top three reasons to reinforce your SIEM with incident management
Given the wide scope of SIEM, planning for a smooth transition to the incident management process can prove beneficial for several reasons.
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Carbon Black
Carbon Black taps ex-Microsoft talent for channel VP role
Baez joins Carbon Black from Microsoft where he most recently managed global distribution and indirect channels and helped accelerate the growth of the ‘Cloud Solution Provider’ program.