Security software stories
Benelux security distributor DCB to operate as part of Nuvias Group
DCB has been established in the Benelux for more than 20 years, but the company says the move under Nuvias Group will open up more opportunities.
Fear of cyber risk is stunting growth in NZ businesses
43% of New Zealand respondents say they have put off digital transformation because they are worried about cyber risks.
IT decision makers unsure about their security maturity
Respondents in APAC put forth highest IT budget allocation to security, but overall executives allocate security less than 10% of their budget.
Alcatel strike deal with Family Zone to pre-load security software on devices sold in A/NZ
The deal is set to commence in mid-2018 on a three-year term, with a global rollout upon a successful implementation.
Symantec urges customers to replace SSL/TLS certificates before deadline
Symantec has been preparing its PKI and certificate-signing business for the handover to DigiCert in December.
Menlo Security selects Edvance as Hong Kong & Macau distributor
Menlo Security has signed a distribution agreement with Hong Kong-based Edvance to distribute its browser isolation platform across both Hong
Cyber IT Solutions takes desktop security from prisons to the enterprise
A local IT company that previously developed cybersecurity solutions for prisons and correctional facilities has expanded to the wider market.
Gartner reveals four major forces powering the security software market
"The overall security market is undergoing a period of disruption due to the rapid transition to cloud-based digital business and technology models."
Menlo Security launches SafeToClick Asia-Pacific Partner Program
Menlo Security has launched a new SafeToClick Asia Pacific Partner Program, which it says will equip partners in the fight against cyber threats.
Global security heavyweights win big at SANS Best of Awards
CrowdStrike, Carbon Black, Palo Alto Networks, FireEye, Cylance and LogRhythm were among the winners at the SANS Best of Awards this week.
An in-depth look at next-gen security software: Myths and marketing
When next-gen vendors talk about behavioural analysis as their exclusive discovery, they’re at best misinformed.
Is your network protected? Cyber crime in the age of information
Within the last four years, online security and data breaches have grown increasingly threatening, compromising big name companies.
BlackBerry bows out of hardware as smartphone business turns sour
The move gives BlackBerry a chance to survive as a pure software and services company, following years of losses for its hardware business.
Security software on the rise, despite collective decline for top vendors
The global security software market is on the rise, despite large vendors such as Symantec and Intel experiencing below-market growth.
BYOD driving demand for SaaS-based IT security
"The market will grow at a rate of over 22% between now and 2020, with competition intensifying and tremendous growth opportunities for vendors."
How do NZ's SMEs really feel about cyber security, connectivity and more?
“By making it easy as possible for businesses in every sector to adopt the newest technologies, NZ’s economy will become even more competitive."
Check Point looks to help the little guy with latest security offering
Check Point has released new appliances designed to help SMBs stand up against sophisticated cyber criminals and zero-day threats.
Hands-on review: Trend Micro Maximum Security 10
"Meanwhile my scan was 70% done, and I was enjoying the speed at which it worked, and its friendly yet non-intrusive interface."
Bitdefender to release new product line in 2016
The new product line uses machine learning algorithms to enable the system to fight off new and unknown threats.
Unsecure Apple devices a 'huge' liability
A lack of security and management of Apple devices in the workplace is exposing businesses to significant liabilities, according to Centrify.
Should we scrap passwords altogether?
Password-based authentication is no longer capable of keeping up with the demands of modern information security.
Symantec still number one in changing security software market
Gartner believes that 2014 is the last year that the market will exhibit such solid double-digit growth in its current form.
Microsoft joins cybersecurity party
Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics helps businesses identify breaches and threats using behavioural analysis.
Security analytics key to breach detection
Gartner: "Security analytics platforms endeavour to bring situational awareness to security events by gathering and analysing a broader set of data."