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Jennifer Anderson appointed as CIO of UK Infrastructure Bank
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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Tech veteran Jennifer Anderson joins UK Infrastructure Bank as CIO, promising to leverage her two-decade experience for the bank's digital initiatives and sustainable economic growth.
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Alarming surge in cyber attacks seen in Acronis report
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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The Acronis Cyberthreats Report H2 2023 reveals a 222% rise in AI-driven email attacks in the year, underlining the need for more effective security solutions.
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Cado Security integrates with AI-based CrowdStrike Falcon for swift forensics
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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integration
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Cado Security integrates with CrowdStrike's Falcon platform to optimise forensic investigations and improve incident response times, offering organisations automatic access to forensic data.
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Unseen surge in cyber attacks blocked by Avast in 2023
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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phishing
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email security
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digital entertainment
Avast blocked 10 billion cyberattacks in 2023, up 49% on the prior year, with cybercriminals deploying sophisticated methods including deepfake scams and exploiting PDF files and Google OAuth to steal user information.
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Why traditional rate limiting falls short against today's DDoS attacks
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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soc
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Traditional rate-limiting falls short against sophisticated DDoS attacks, jeopardising legitimate traffic and placing added burdens on SOC teams; behavioural protection provides a more viable solution.
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2024 to drive privacy transformations, predicts Kaspersky
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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vr
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cybersecurity
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nlp
Kaspersky forecasts a transformation in privacy landscape in 2024, with AI wearables stirring privacy debates, and AR/VR setting fresh norms.
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Checkmarx reveals top cyberattack trends in January
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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application security
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cybersecurity
Checkmarx reveals top January trends in supply chain cyberattacks, showing a rise in data theft, deceptive typosquatting, and malware injections.
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Australian tech firms spearhead mining efficiency & sustainability
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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Small Australian tech firms, including innovators Plotlogic and global drone solutions, drive sustainable innovation and efficiency in global mining; key players in the industry's ‘race to net-zero’.
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Singapore's local cyber threats spike by 52.9% in 2023, reveals Kaspersky
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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big data
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bi
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Cyber threats originating from Singaporean servers soared by 52.9% in 2023, with over 17 million incidents detected, as indicated by recent Kaspersky data.
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Progress enhances OpenEdge platform for quicker application modernisation
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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gdpr
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application security
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progress
Progress enhances OpenEdge platform with features to accelerate application modernisation, optimise development processes and boost security for over 100,000 global customers.
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Australians set to embrace cloud; Verizon launches management platform
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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connectivity
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verizon
Verizon Business launches a cloud management platform in response to over 50% of Australian organisations aiming to adopt cloud services within the next year, according to a recent report.
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Akamai launches Content Protector to thwart scraping attacks in Asia-Pacific
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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application security
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physical security
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In response to growing malicious bot activity in Asia Pacific and Japan, tech giant Akamai Technologies unveils Content Protector, a new tool designed to mitigate scraping attacks while preserving beneficial traffic.
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NetApp extends successful data partnership with Aston Martin F1 team
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
NetApp extends its partnership with the Aston Martin Aramco Formula One Team, a collaboration crucial for operational efficiency and competitive performance using real-time data insights.
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Red Hat launches JBoss EAP 8 for efficient cloud workflow tools
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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microsoft
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cloud services
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hybrid cloud
Red Hat unveils general availability of JBoss EAP 8, promising enhanced cloud workflow and app modernisation support, compatible with Jakarta EE 10.
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'New year, new threats' warns cybersecurity CTO in UK
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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ransomware
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data protection
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phishing
As holiday season cyber threats increase, CTO of Espria, Dave Adamson, highlights the crucial need for businesses to tighten security.
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Akamai's 'Content Protector' safeguards against web scraping
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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martech
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application security
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commerce systems
Akamai Technologies' new software 'Content Protector', launched in Sydney, promises enhanced protection for businesses against sophisticated content scraping attacks.
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Check Point Infinity platform excels in Miercom's security benchmark tests
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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ransomware
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malware
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Check Point Infinity Platform outshines rivals in Miercom's NGFW Security Benchmark 2024 report, registering an exceptional 99.8% block rate for Zero+1 day Malware.
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iboss launches ChatGPT Risk Module for enhanced AI interaction security
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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dlp
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casb
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compliance
Cybersecurity leader iboss launches the state-of-the-art ChatGPT Risk Module, an addition to its Zero Trust SSE solution, ensuring robust data security when utilising AI technologies.
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Siemon earns Gold Rating from EcoVadis, in top 5% of global firms
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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cios
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ethics
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Network infrastructure expert Siemon ranks among the top 5% of global companies after securing an upgrade to EcoVadis' Gold Rating, reflecting its tenacious commitment to ESG excellence.
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Sectigo welcomes Mark Bilger as new Chief Product & Technology Officer
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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quantum computing
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engineering
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cios
Sectigo, a respected certificate lifecycle management firm, welcomes industry veteran Mark Bilger as Chief Product and Technology Officer, forecasting innovative product development under his leadership.
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SentinelOne discovers new macOS malware threatening software integrity
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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malware
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apple
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technology gifts
SentinelOne threat researchers identify malware macOS.Bkdr.Activator, spreading via illicitly modified versions of popular software, potentially threatening macOS users at an extensive scale.
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Scrumconnect awarded GBP £3.6m DWP contract for SME digital health service
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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cios
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government funding
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productivity
UK tech firm Scrumconnect Consulting secures a GBP £3.6m DWP contract to launch a digital service aiding SMEs in accessing government funding for occupational health assessments.
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AI reshapes threat landscape for telcos, says EY report
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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cios
EY's latest report warns that the emergence of generative AI intensifies cybersecurity challenges for telecom companies.
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Group-IB & INTERPOL collab tackles global cybercrime
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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email security
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phishing
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cybersecurity
Operation Synergia shutdown hundreds of malicious servers, thanks to cybersecurity firm Group-IB and INTERPOL.