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Venafi forecasts rise of '1000x developer' & hacker threats
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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ml
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open source
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ai
Venafi warns of the rise of '1000x developer' and '1000x hacker' threats in 2024, fuelled by burgeoning AI innovations and cloud native vulnerabilities.
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Cloud native security threats concern 75% of IT & security leaders
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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devops
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app development
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apm
New research shows that IT and security leaders believe Kubernetes will play a major role in app development, but are concerned about security.
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Venafi’s cloud-native machine identity management on VMware
Thu, 26th Jan 2023
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it automation
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multi-cloud
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transport layer security
Integration of Venafi’s control plane for machine identity management into Tanzu Service Mesh makes it easier to enable multi-cloud, multi-cluster security.
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2023 to be one of the most challenging years for cybersecurity - Venafi
Wed, 14th Dec 2022
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ransomware
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Venafi has released its predictions for the cybersecurity landscape in 2023, indicating that this will be one the most challenging years yet for the industry.
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Venafi launches Control Plane for Machine Identities
Wed, 12th Oct 2022
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hybrid cloud
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The Venafi Control Plane unifies machine identity management across all identity types; in data centres, cloud, hybrid environments and at the edge.
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75% of AU companies had cloud security incident in past year
Thu, 29th Sep 2022
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cloud security
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application security
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devsecops
According to new Venafi research, complexity is due to increase, as companies plan to host more applications in the cloud.
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Cyberwar a growing concern for organisations - Venafi
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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cyber attacks
Venafi's research reveals growing use of machine identities in state-sponsored cyber attacks amid increasing geopolitical tensions.
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Organisations changing cyber strategy in response to war in Ukraine
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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cybersecurity
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venafi
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cyber attacks
Nearly two-thirds suspect their organisation has been either directly targeted or impacted by a nation-state cyberattack.
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82% of CIOs say software supply chains are vulnerable
Fri, 3rd Jun 2022
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devops
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app development
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inventory management systems
A new study from Venafi has found 82% of CIOS say their organisations are vulnerable to cyberattacks targeting software supply chains.
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Orgs increasingly vulnerable to supply chain attacks - study
Thu, 2nd Jun 2022
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devops
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app development
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advanced persistent threat protection
82% of CIOs say their organisations are vulnerable to cyber attacks targeting software supply chains, according to a global study by Venafi.
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The path to bolstering supply chain security in New Zealand
Fri, 27th May 2022
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ddos
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cloud services
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inventory management systems
Supply chain security is a matter of national security, with businesses called on to prioritize cybersecurity following high-profile attacks like SolarWinds.
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Aussie IT leaders say ransomware a national security threat
Mon, 28th Feb 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
New research has found extortion continues even if a ransom is paid, while CISOs are under increasing pressure.
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False sense of security plagues organisations threatened by ransomware
Wed, 22nd Dec 2021
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ransomware
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malware
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cybersecurity
Two-thirds of security pros see ransomware and terrorism as equal threats, according to Venafi's global survey.
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The challenges of improving software supply chain security
Fri, 17th Sep 2021
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inventory management systems
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cybersecurity
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venafi
There is a glaring disconnect between executive concern and executive action when it comes to guarding against SolarWinds-style supply chain attacks.
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Security professionals unprepared for escalating software supply chain attacks
Thu, 29th Jul 2021
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inventory management systems
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solarwinds
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venafi
IT security professionals and developers aren’t completely confident in their ability to defend against another SolarWinds/Codecov-style supply chain attack.
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Reveal Group named as Leader in Forrester Wave RPA report
Tue, 13th Apr 2021
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rpa
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analyst report
Reveal Group named Leader in Forrester Wave Midsize RPA Services Q1 2021 report for customer results and business outcomes.
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Machine identities increasingly exploited, new research finds
Tue, 11th Aug 2020
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devops
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malware
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pam
Malware attacks exploiting machine identities have doubled between 2018 and 2019, says Venafi. Machine-identity-based attacks grew eightfold in the past decade.
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Malware attacks abusing machine identities grew eightfold over the last 10 years - report
Fri, 7th Aug 2020
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bi
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big data
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malware
Commodity malware campaigns that use machine identities have surged, with attacks doubling from 2018 to 2019, says Venafi.
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Unprotected machine identities costing firms billions - report
Tue, 3rd Mar 2020
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cybersecurity
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cios
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venafi
Fixing machine identities could save firms up to $72bn, Venafi-AIR study reveals.
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Four mistakes that can plague PKI administrators
Tue, 17th Dec 2019
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venafi
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machine identity
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pki
These mistakes increase security risks and negatively impact the reliability and availability of business-critical network resources, Venafi has found.