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Malware
1 in 5 businesses have paid or would pay a ransom for their data
Malware, ransomware and phishing are continuing to plague global organisations, 21% experiencing a ransomware attack in the last year.
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Internet of Things
M2Cloud and Thales develop IoT-based LTE monitoring system
M2Cloud has announced it has developed an Internet of Things (IoT)-based LTE monitoring system with Thales, optimised for biopharmaceutical monitoring.
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Encryption
How the 5G industrial IoT will change different verticals
The industrial Internet of Things, protecting systems during the holiday season, and using encryption to help address cloud misconfiguration, are amongst the most recent insights from global technology firm Thales.
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Data Protection
Businesses failing to protect sensitive data in the cloud
New research has found 40% of organisations have experienced a cloud-based data breach in the past 12 months. 
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Encryption
Google partners with Thales to improve privacy and confidentiality in Google Workspace
Google has partnered with Thales to expand support for the privacy and confidentiality capabilities of Google Workspace.
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Storage
A/NZ organisations lack knowledge of where data is stored
"It is concerning that a large number of organisations still don't know where all their data is stored."
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Cybersecurity
Security issues persist as organisations struggle to manage data and cloud
The majority (82%) of businesses still remain concerned about the security risks of employees working remotely, despite being over a year into remote working and looking ahead to likely shifts to hybrid remote/in-office working models.
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API
Thales broadens access management capabilities for modern workplace
Thales has expanded its access management capabilities to offer a modern, unified authentication platform across all applications or services in any IT environment.
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Partners
Thales picks Netpoleon as newest distribution partner for A/NZ
 The partnership will help expand Thales’ global footprint within the data security sector, with a particular focus on access management, encryption, key management and data discovery and classification.
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Digital Transformation
APAC organisations struggle to find balance between digital adoption and cybersecurity
Organisations in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region are significantly concerned about security threats, but nevertheless are looking to advance operations through digital adoption.
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Cybersecurity
Thales: A/NZ cybersecurity approach more talk than action
“While some organisations are talking a good story … predicted spending shows that most have the wrong focus.”
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Cloud platforms
Thales takes eSIM platform onto Google Cloud
The company’s public cloud-based version of its eSIM Remote Subscription Platform will initially run on Google Cloud.
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Apple
Will Thales and Motorola help take eSIM mainstream?
Motorola’s razr is the first phone to rely exclusively on embedded-SIM. Does this signal a turning point in the technology’s future?
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Internet of Things
Four IoT giants team up for security solution
Thales, Telstra, Microsoft and Arduino partner to deliver cellular network-based scalable trust for easy-to-deploy IoT applications.
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Space
Thales and RMIT create new standard for space communication
The joint research project will help to ensure interoperability of high accuracy satellite-based positioning services.
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Cloud Security
Thales: Organisations failing to protect sensitive data in the cloud
Although nearly half of corporate data is stored in the cloud, a quarter of Australian organisations admit they have not employed a security-first approach to cloud storage.
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Identity and Access Management
Thales announces expanded access management capabilities
New adaptive authentication, single sign-on and application visibility capabilities have been made available for Thales SafeNet Authentication Service customers.
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Identity and Access Management
Thales launches new Gemalto Digital ID wallet
Digital ID wallet is designed to only share with third parties information that the citizen is willing to share.
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5G
New broadband telco satellite to be launched in Indonesia
Thales Alenia Space has been chosen to design and manufacture the broadband telecommunication satellite named SATRIA.
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IoT security
Keyfactor and Thales announce integration to fight code signing cyber-attacks
Keyfactor Code Assure aims to deliver secure code signing to software vendors, mobile app developers, enterprise IT organisations, and manufacturers of IoT devices.
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Cybersecurity
Thales completes 15-month Gemalto acquisition
The combination creates a portfolio of digital identity and security solutions based on technologies such as biometry, data protection, and, more broadly, cybersecurity.
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GDPR
Aus organisations need to lock down on data security
Where nearly 3 in 5 organisations (56%) routinely encrypted employee and HR data in 2016, this has further dropped to around 2 in 5 organisations (44%) this year.
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Thales
Thales extends offer acceptance period for Gemalto acquisition
The acceptance period is being extended to obtain regulatory clearance from antitrust authorities.
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Data breach
US retail sector security spend focuses on the wrong areas, says report
“These organizations continue, year after year, to spend on the same security solutions that worked for them previously."