Sumit Dhawan appointed as new CEO of cybersecurity firm Proofpoint
Cybersecurity firm, Proofpoint, has appointed renowned technology leader Sumit Dhawan as its new CEO, succeeding acting CEO Rmi Thomas. .
Australian retailers jeopardise online shopper safety with poor cybersecurity
Australian retailers expose online shoppers to potential email fraud due to inadequate cybersecurity measures, reveals Proofpoint report.
Female representation in cybersecurity leadership roles matters
Must STEM really be the barrier that prevents women from pursuing a career in cybersecurity? Certainly not if you are looking to be a CISO.
Proofpoint raises security awareness with latest launch
Announced at Proofpoint Wisdom 2023, these enhancements are designed to simplify user training with automated capabilities.
Most Australian board members feel ill-equipped for cyberattacks
Despite prioritising cybersecurity more—and despite making investments in it—most board members feel unprepared for cyber attacks, new research shows.
Unmasking cyber criminals: The power of privileged identities
Threat actors now realise it’s more effective, faster, and cheaper to steal credentials and log in than trying to hack through technical controls.
Proofpoint shares board of directors' views of cyber threats
Singapore board members believe they are at a higher risk of a material cyber attack in 2023, according to a report by Proofpoint.
Scam reports surge by nearly 50% in first half of 2023
The use of conversational tools demonstrates how threat actors are beginning to match their ingenuity with new-found precision and patience.
Australian banks not proactively blocking fraudulent emails
Due to the extensive amount of sensitive personal and financial data that they store, banking and financial institutions are a prime target for cyber criminals.
Should Australian CISOs be wary of creeping confidence?
Only 53% of Australian businesses feel at risk of a cyber attack in the next year, according to a Proofpoint survey.
67% of ASX 200 companies at risk of email fraud – report
Two-thirds of ASX 200 companies are subjecting customers, partners, and employees to higher risks of email fraud.
High-Profile Attacks Improve Cyber Hygiene—But Not Enough
87% of Australian workers have improved their cyber hygiene, but threats remain, with fake logistics companies the most common source of scams.
The APJ Threat Landscape -Why Employees Might Be Your Best Defence
As the region's largest and most digitally mature market, Australia seeing common threats in greater numbers is by no means surprising.
Australians hit hard by online scams and fraud this year
The Government has boosted its funding to combat online scams and fraud, as Australians have now lost almost AUD $200 million to scammers this year alone.
More than half of CISOs have dealt with the loss of sensitive data in the past 12 months
Nearly 80% of Singapore's chief information security officers feel at risk of a cyber attack, according to a report by Proofpoint.
Proofpoint opens Australia data centres for data protection
With this investment, Proofpoint customers in Australia are better equipped to comply with local data sovereignty regulations.
Singapore and Cyber Attacks: Boards and CISOs are Not Aligned
Alarmingly, only 62% of Singaporean board members believe that their organisation is prepared for a cyber attack.
Proofpoint announces acquisition of ITDR firm Illusive
Identity Threat Detection and Response technology extends Proofpoint's people-centric security vision to thwart identity-based breaches, including ransomware.
Cybersecurity landscape looking turbulent in 2023
This has been another extremely busy year for CISOs, with cyber attacks pummelling organisations across the globe.
Building on the ‘Essential Eight’ with a people-centric approach to cybersecurity
Organisations often combat threats by placing too much emphasis on technology alone and too little emphasis on people and their behaviour.
Insider threats cannot be eliminated but zero-trust can limit the damage
According to a Ponemon Institute study conducted, insider threats have increased in both frequency and cost over the past two years.
Australian board members lag behind cybersecurity maturity
Australian board members significantly lag behind global counterparts in cybersecurity maturity, according to a new report from Proofpoint.
Breaking down BEC – the costliest risk facing your organisation
BEC cost Australian organisations AUD$81m in a year, yet most ASX-200 firms lack basic email protection, says report.
Research shows importance of people-centric security
Organisations need to be more cognisant of such malicious attacks, and build better cybersecurity posture from a people-centric standpoint.