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Generative AI: A disruptive force at the hands of cyber attackers
Tue, 31st Oct 2023
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phishing
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email security
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ai
Generative AI tools in the wrong hands are a serious threat, which is why their use must be regulated properly.
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The IT industry is stalling on SBOMs when it should be working on best practice
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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open source
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security vulnerabilities
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it industry
SBOMs will be key to dealing with the next big vulnerability and incredibly useful in the fight to minimise the effects of smaller weaknesses.
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Microsoft research highlights vulnerabilities in ChatGPT models
Thu, 19th Oct 2023
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ai
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cybersecurity
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openai
Researchers have discovered vulnerabilities in the trustworthiness of GPT models, raising concerns about toxic and biased outputs.
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Zyxel Networks launches game-changing WiFi 7 access point for business use
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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wifi
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cios
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security vulnerabilities
Zyxel Networks unveils its first WiFi 7 access point, promising to revolutionise high-density business connectivity.
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Vitrana reduces software security vulnerabilities by 66% using CAST
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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testing
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Global platform provider Vitrana leverages CAST technology to slash its software security vulnerabilities by 66%.
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Organisations fail to see benefit of ethical hacking - report
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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compliance
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cybersecurity
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risk intelligence & compliance
52% of security professionals prefer to accept undiscovered vulnerabilities than work with hackers, HackerOne data shows.
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Hackuity launches Version 2.0 of next gen vulnerability management
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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web development
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compliance
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risk intelligence & compliance
Hackuity, the risk-based vulnerability management provider, has launched Version 2.0 of its platform with major enhancements to support risk prioritisation.
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Ordr announces integration with ServiceNow vulnerability response
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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iot security
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iot
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partner programmes
Joint solution closes visibility gaps, optimizing vulnerability management for all managed and unmanaged devices, including IoT, IoMT and OT.
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Interactive announces partnership with CrowdStrike
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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partner programmes
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ai security
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xdr
The partnership expands Interactive's cybersecurity offering and strengthens its position as a leader in the technology industry.
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78% of organisations under-report cyberattacks: ISACA
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Interestingly, only 42% of respondents in Oceania say their organisation conducts a cyber-risk assessment at least annually, compared to 43% in 2022.
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Severe 'Looney Tunables' security flaw found in some Linux editions
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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linux
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security vulnerabilities
Major security flaw, 'Looney Tunables', detected in glibc, threatens Linux distributions, urgent patch recommended.
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Keysight and Synopsys partner for IoT device cybersecurity
Fri, 29th Sep 2023
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iot security
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iot
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cybersecurity
Synopsys Defensics fuzz testing software is now embedded into Keysight’s IoT Security Assessment solution, which reduces costs while speeding up time-to-market.
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GOLD MELODY acts as initial access broker, says Secureworks report
Tue, 26th Sep 2023
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cybersecurity
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cios
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secureworks
GOLD MELODY identified as cyber threat group selling access to compromised organisations to other criminals. Active since 2017.
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No dedicated hardware security for 66% IoT modules: IoT Analytics
Fri, 22nd Sep 2023
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big data
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iot security
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bi
The report reveals that 29% of IoT modules had no security features, exposing them to potential risks and vulnerabilities.
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Data security gap threatens collaboration in Europe: IDC
Wed, 20th Sep 2023
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hybrid cloud
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gdpr
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multi-cloud
IDC research reveals 1 in 4 European organisations report data security as their biggest obstacle in sharing data and collaborating within their organisation.
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Recorded Future discloses new high-risk vulnerabilities
Tue, 19th Sep 2023
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microsoft
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compliance
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security vulnerabilities
Recorded Future's monthly report reveals high-risk vulnerabilities, exploit chains, and zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft and Ivanti products.
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Australia is 5th most hacked worldwide, says cybersecurity expert
Wed, 13th Sep 2023
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data protection
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phishing
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email security
According to the expert, cybercriminals are prospecting for valuable information, exploiting vulnerabilities and forging new techniques.
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Two in three companies lose data due to no backups: Apricorn
Fri, 8th Sep 2023
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ransomware
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data protection
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cybersecurity
Nearly one-third of security leaders admit to insufficiently robust backup processes manual, and local backups rise.
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Sophos announces Incident Response Retainer for 24/7 support
Thu, 31st Aug 2023
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firewall
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network security
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breach prevention
Sophos has launched its Sophos Incident Response Retainer, offering organisations speedy access to its fixed-cost incident response service.
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Cost of data breach in Australia has grown 32% in 5 years: IBM
Thu, 31st Aug 2023
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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retail
The average cost of a data breach in Australia has grown 32% in the last five years, reaching AU$4.03 million per the 2023 Cost of a Data Breach Report.
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Majority APAC health providers facing cyber incidents: Claroty
Thu, 31st Aug 2023
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ransomware
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it in healthcare
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compliance
Claroty’s Global Healthcare Cybersecurity Study 2023 reveals priorities and challenges amid escalating cyber-physical connectivity.
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NCC Group reveals Cl0p ransomware attack continues to dominate
Wed, 23rd Aug 2023
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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security vulnerabilities
The findings mark a 154% increase year-on-year (198 attacks in July 2022), and a 16% rise on the previous month (434 attacks in June 2023).
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New security vulnerabilities exploited en masse in 2023 - Rapid7
Wed, 23rd Aug 2023
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big data
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ransomware
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bi
Rapid7 released its 2023 Mid-Year Threat Review, which provides a detailed snapshot of the attack landscape in the first six months of this year.
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New SecurityGen study highlights hidden threat to 5G networks
Fri, 18th Aug 2023
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ddos
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firewall
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breach prevention
Telecom security experts call on operators to implement comprehensive cyber-security measures against GTP threats.