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Half of UK businesses fall to cyber attacks despite bolstered defences
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malware
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phishing
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email security
50% of UK businesses fell victim to cybercrime in 2024, despite increased efforts in cybersecurity, with phishing being the leading attack method.
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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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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.
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Exclusive: Barracuda's insights for World Backup Day
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firewall
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dr
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cloud services
Ahead of World Backup Day, Barracuda's Matt Caffrey discusses the vital role of data backup, ever-growing cybersecurity threats and significance of immutable backups in an exclusive.
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Claroty & Axonius unite for stronger enterprise cyber resilience
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ransomware
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saas
Claroty and Axonius announce a strategic partnership to enhance enterprise attack surface management, integrating cyber-physical systems and cybersecurity asset management to maximise cyber-resilience.
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Data tampering is an underrated threat — get your backup ready
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firewall
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dr
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cloud services
Data tampering's growing threat in the era of AI underscores the essential role of immutable backups in protecting business data.
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Cado Security boosts platform with SaaS environment support
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saas
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
Cado Security has upgraded its platform, offering enhanced analysis support for SaaS environments, set to strengthen responses to Microsoft 365 compromises for organisations spanning SaaS, on-premise and cloud environments.
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Five ways AI is already strengthening cyber-defences
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firewall
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While attackers leverage AI for phishing and automated attacks, it also bolsters defenders' toolkit with enhanced threat detection, email security, training, response, and application security.
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DTEX Systems launches AI assistant to combat insider threats
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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ml
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privacy
DTEX Systems launches an AI Risk Assistant as an add-on to its InTERCEPT platform, leveraging generative AI to address insider threats and mitigate data loss with in-depth insights.
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Securing APIs in 2024: Top challenges for CISOs
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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gdpr
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insider threats
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cso / ciso
In 2024, securing APIs emerges as a critical task for CISOs, with 92% of organisations experiencing breaches due to increasing API adoption and sophisticated AI-powered hacking techniques.
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Fortinet report reveals cyber threats & defence gaps in Asia Pacific
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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firewall
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malware
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ransomware
Ransomware and phishing top cybersecurity concerns in Singapore, says Fortinet study. Increased remote working amplifies insider threats, with insufficient resource allocation also noted as a major hurdle.
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Delinea acquires Authomize to amplify cloud-based identity threat defence
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
Security firm Delinea acquires key cloud-based identity threat detection player Authomize, aiming to bolster its Privileged Access Management solutions and improve defences against identity-based attacks.
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CrowdStrike launches modern data protection to replace old DLP products
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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dlp
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ai security
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cybersecurity
CrowdStrike unveils Falcon Data Protection, promising a modern, streamlined approach to data security.
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Safetica partners with Kaira to boost data security in APAC region
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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bi
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big data
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martech
Safetica forms strategic alliance with Kaira to enhance data security solutions and cater to increasing cybersecurity needs in the APAC region.
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Australian businesses surge in cybersecurity jobs amid rising threats
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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ransomware
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malware
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dlp
Amidst escalating cyber threats, 60% of Australian businesses bolster cybersecurity jobs, reveals research by Trellix.
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Major shifts set to reshape the security landscape in 2024
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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cloud services
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cartech
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compliance
2024 Security Trends: Experts at Integrity360 Flag CTEM Rise, Cloud Reversal, AI Impacts, and Insider Threats.
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Embracing ethical hackers could strengthen cybersecurity, says HackerOne report
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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phishing
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testing
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email security
Ethical hackers could vastly improve cybersecurity, preventing major attacks, according to the latest HackerOne report.
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Flexxon launches Xsign: Innovative hardware security solution
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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nac
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cybersecurity
Flexxon's Xsign is an innovative hardware security solution that safeguards confidential data by only allowing access to verified users.
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APAC organisations need strategy to stop insider threats
Wed, 23rd Mar 2022
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dlp
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breach prevention
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cios
New research shows organisations are failing to address the issue of insider threats during a time when the risk is at its greatest.
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Insider threats costing organisations $15.4 million a year
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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cybersecurity
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insider threats
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proofpoint
Negligent insiders are the root cause of 56% of incidents while credential thefts have almost doubled and are the costliest to remediate. .
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Lack of visibility into user activity increase risk of credential theft and insider threats - CyberArk
Thu, 11th Nov 2021
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pam
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cyberark
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insider threats
80% of global organizations have experienced employees misusing or abusing their access to business applications, according to a survey by CyberArk.
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Lack of security controls continues to put organisations at risk
Fri, 5th Nov 2021
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micro-credentials
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cybersecurity
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cyberark
Organisations still operate with limited visibility of user activity associated with web applications, despite the risk of insider threats and credential theft.
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Trust no one: Recalibrating security to address insider threats
Tue, 22nd Jun 2021
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malware
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cybersecurity
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insider threats
The high profile cases of Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning also provide an enduring yet often overlooked lesson about insider attacks.
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Insider threat report reveals deception in the workforce
Wed, 21st Oct 2020
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cybersecurity
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cios
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insider threats
Insider threats are costing businesses up to $2 million per attack, with brand reputation and disruption to operations being major consequences.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Bitglass?
Tue, 29th Sep 2020
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cybersecurity
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insider threats
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cybersafety
Bitglass senior director of marketing, Jonathan Andresen, discusses insider attacks and best cybersecurity solutions.