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Importance of cyber readiness emphasised for World Backup Day
Last month
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data protection
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dr
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cloud services
CybeReady, an autonomous cybersecurity learning firm, highlights the key role of cybersecurity readiness as World Backup Day 2024 approaches.
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Appdome's real-time defense against mobile app social engineering attacks
Last month
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apple
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smartphones
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application security
Appdome presents real-time defense system against social engineering attacks targeting mobile apps, enhancing user security and brand reputation.
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Smishing scam utilising Amazon Web Services uncovered
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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cybersecurity
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web development
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twilio
SNS Sender uses Amazon's cloud services for 'smishing' scams, impersonating USPS notifications, according to cybersecurity firm SentinelLabs.
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Decline in trust with SMS platforms predicted by new XConnect study
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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phishing
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email security
A study by XConnect and Mobilesquared reveals CPaaS providers are expected to lose nearly a quarter of trust in SMS platforms between 2023 and 2025 due to potential fraud risks.
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Surge in cyberattacks on public sector spotlighted by KnowBe4 report
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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it training
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cyberattacks on the public sector surge in 2023, says KnowBe4 report, revealing a noteworthy 31% increase in APAC region and a global rising trend in ransomware incidents.
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KnowBe4 offers top cybersecurity tips for a safe 2023 holiday season
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
In response to rising cybercrime, KnowBe4 has shared its primary cybersecurity advice for the 2023 festive season.
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Cybermate unveils Australia's 1st 'Psybersecurity' app for SMEs
Thu, 24th Aug 2023
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it training
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Cybermate 2.0 turns the spotlight onto the human behavioural aspects of cyber risk, thus complementing traditional cybersecurity measures.