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ExtraHop hires Mark Bowling as CISRO
Fri, 21st Apr 2023
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data protection
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compliance
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cybersecurity
ExtraHop appoints Mark Bowling as its first Chief Information Security and Risk Officer (CISRO) to boost overall security and risk management.
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New report says 79% of Australian IT leaders agree on need for XDR
Fri, 10th Feb 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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edr
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xdr
The international study, performed by Wakefield Research, underlined the successes, barriers, challenges and hesitations that organisations face.
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Organisations exposing highly sensitive protocols to public internet
Thu, 11th Aug 2022
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
More than 60% of organisations expose remote control protocol SSH to the public internet, while 36% of organisations expose the insecure FTP protocol.
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APAC organisations fail to disclose ransomware breaches
Tue, 24th May 2022
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ransomware
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malware
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cybersecurity
85% of organisations in APAC were breached by ransomware at least once in the past five years, but only 28% publicly disclosed the incident.
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SonicWall ransomware attack 'should have been avoided'
Tue, 20th Jul 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
SonicWall warns customers of ransomware campaign on legacy firmware, urging them to disconnect devices from the network immediately.
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Security vendors weigh in as fallout of Kaseya cyber attack continues
Thu, 8th Jul 2021
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firewall
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ransomware
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malware
Ransomware attack on Kaseya serves as a stark reminder of the increasing threat faced by organizations, say security experts.
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ExtraHop consults on network detection response for MITRE ATT&CK framework
Wed, 7th Jul 2021
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multi-cloud
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ndr
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extrahop
MITRE ATT-CK and ExtraHop collaborate to develop new network detection and response methodologies within the cybersecurity framework.
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Ripple20 threat has potential for 'vast exploitation', ExtraHop researchers find
Tue, 15th Sep 2020
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ndr
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cios
One in three IT environments vulnerable to Ripple20 cyber threat, says ExtraHop. Attackers can exploit 19 vulnerabilities in the Treck networking stack.
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Ripple20 threat could affect 35% of all IT environments – ExtraHop
Mon, 14th Sep 2020
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cios
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extrahop
The vulnerabilities have the potential to ‘ripple’ through complex software supply chains, enabling attackers to steal data or execute code.