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Akamai unveils Shield NS53 to protect DNS infrastructures
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cloud services
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
Akamai Technologies unveils Shield NS53, a novel product aimed to safeguard on-premises DNS infrastructure from resource exhaustion attacks.
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Steps to achieving cohesion across the security stack
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siem
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cybersecurity
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visibility
Securing the digital landscape: Visibility, API security, and flexible integrations are key to building a cohesive cybersecurity infrastructure.
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Overcoming the data challenges associated with gen AI deployments
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contact centre
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encryption
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chatbots
As gen AI tools transform multiple sectors, businesses need to tackle key challenges including concerns over data privacy, inherited biases, and ethical dilemmas.
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Financial institutions increasingly deploy AI in fight against fraud
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ml
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compliance
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ai
Amid growing fraud concerns, a study reveals 70% of financial institutions are turning to AI and machine learning to bolster defenses, marking a notable shift towards tech innovation.
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Zombie APIs: the resident evil in too many businesses
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cloud services
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testing
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it training
The unchecked use of Zombie APIs in businesses has underscored a rising cybersecurity threat, with attackers exploiting these neglected interfaces and costing firms up to $75bn annually.
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Lifecycle Software earns TM Forums Open API Certification
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paas
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project management
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iaas
UK-based Lifecycle Software gains TM Forums Open API Certification for its Product Catalog and Ordering Management, boosting telecom service agility, reliability, and scalability.
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GitHub launches code scanning autofix for advanced security customers
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application security
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app development
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devsecops
GitHub introduces a public beta of its code scanning autofix for Advanced Security users, promising remediation of two-thirds of vulnerabilities within major coding languages.
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NVIDIA extends Omniverse Cloud functionality through new APIs
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contact centre
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microsoft
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chatbots
NVIDIA expands Omniverse Cloud functionality with new APIs, integrating with major software firms to enhance digital twin technologies and simulation capabilities in automation industries.
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How AI is powering the next-generation of cybercriminals
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malware
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dark web
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ai
Cybercriminals increasingly harness AI for innovative and harder-to-detect attacks, using tools like ChatGPT to improve malware efficiency, automate phishing attempts and exploit APIs vulnerabilities.
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NVIDIA unveils enterprise-grade AI microservices for custom applications
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cloud services
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network infrastructure
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public cloud
NVIDIA unveils an extensive array of enterprise-grade generative AI microservices, allowing businesses to develop and distribute custom applications while retaining full intellectual property ownership.
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Adjust launches Google Play Games integration for PC analytics
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gaming
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app development
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technology gifts
Adjust integrates with Google Play Games on PC to boost metrics efficiency for mobile gaming app developers, using Google's Play Install Referrer API to directly attribute installs to PC campaigns.
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Salesforce introduces Einstein 1 Studio for easy AI integration in CRM
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crm
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martech
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cdp
Salesforce debuts Einstein 1 Studio, a suite of low-code tools enabling the integration of generative AI into CRM applications, responding to a rising demand and IT teams' struggle with AI implementation.
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Akamai boosts App & API Protector with advanced DDoS defences
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cx
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ml
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martech
Akamai Technologies boosts security with significant upgrades to its App and API Protector, providing advanced DDoS defenses, browser impersonation detection, and improved API security.
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TangoPay partners with Currencycloud for enhanced FX services
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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app store
UK fintech TangoPay partners with Currencycloud, boosting their remittance service for UK expats by offering real-time competitive FX rates and diverse payment options.
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Colt delivers 1000 Versa SD-WAN services spanning 55 nations
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network infrastructure
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wfh
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digital transformation
Colt Technology Services has delivered its 1,000th Versa SD-WAN service, marking significant progress in automating global digital services across 55 nations, including Asian markets.
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APIs become the leading attack vector, cybersecurity research shows
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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research
Cybersecurity firm Imperva has found that 71% of last year's web traffic was linked to APIs, acting as a major attack vector due to organisations' insufficient visibility, leading to a sharp rise in targeted attacks.
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Dell unveils solutions to boost network cloud transition
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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network infrastructure
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ran
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globe telecom
Dell Technologies has introduced new solutions to drive network cloud transition and operational efficiency for Communication Service Providers.
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Griffin, UK bank, opens applications for early access fintech programme
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
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fintech
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digital banking
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applications
UK licensed bank, Griffin, has opened applications for their early access programme, Foundations, which provides a full-stack Banking as a Service (BaaS) platform.
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New Barracuda threat report reveals web apps exploitation methods
Tue, 20th Feb 2024
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firewall
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ddos
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microsoft
The Threat Spotlight report by Barracuda Networks reveals a surge in cyberattacks exploiting web application security gaps, with over 18 billion attacks mitigated in 2023.
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Visa's AI averts fraud worth $273m in New Zealand banks
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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commerce systems
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martech
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payment gateways
Visa uses AI to help New Zealand financial institutions prevent $273m in fraud, marking a three-fold increase from 2021 and highlighting the pivotal role of AI in financial security.
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Rise in Valentine's Day scamming on dating apps, warns Cequence Security
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai
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threat intelligence
This Valentine's Day, Cequence Security's alarming research reveals an increase in scamming activity on dating apps, with fraudsters posing as romantic prospects to exploit users financially.
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Visa's AI technology thwarts $714m fraud in Australia
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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ransomware
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phishing
Visa's AI-powered fraud solution has blocked $714m in attempted scams in Australia, over double the previous year's figure.
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Threat spotlight - How attackers are targeting your web applications right now
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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firewall
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ddos
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microsoft
Cyberattacks on web applications have surged, Barracuda has defended against over 18bn such attacks in 2023 alone, with web apps providing a prime target for cyber attackers due to vulnerabilities and valuable data.
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Asia-Pacific IT leaders see AI boosting productivity, but face data hurdles
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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big data
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bi
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digital transformation
Whilst 86% of Asia-Pacific IT leaders believe AI can boost productivity, Salesforce's latest research reveals that 69% of businesses may not fully capitalise on AI due to difficulties with data system harmonisation.