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Secolve & Asimily join forces to boost Australia's IoT security
2 days ago
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Secolve and Asimily join forces to bolster Australia's IoT risk management, enhancing security solutions for the nation's critical infrastructure and effectively tackling cybersecurity threats.
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KPMG UK gains prestigious NCSC cyber security provider status
3 days ago
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KPMG UK secures esteemed NCSC Cyber Incident Exercise Assured Provider status, endorsing its top-notch solutions in cyber incident readiness and response strategies.
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Understanding the key to boosting cybersecurity habits: Kaspersky study
3 days ago
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cybersecurity
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cyber threats
Understanding the severity of poor cyber hygiene drives people towards positive online behaviour, states a white paper by Kaspersky and the Singapore Institute of Technology.
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Keeper Security launches user-friendly passphrase generator
3 days ago
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data protection
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endpoint protection
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cloud services
Keeper Security boosts cybersecurity measures by integrating a user-friendly passphrase generator into their Web Vault system, increasing the level of protection against cyber threats.
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Kaspersky illuminates LockBit ransomware group's advanced tactics
3 days ago
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ransomware
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encryption
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky uncovers advanced methods used by ransomware group LockBit, highlighting the use of custom, easy-to-use tools for frequent, damaging cyber attacks.
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Absolute Security focuses on cyber resilience in company rebrand
3 days ago
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network security
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firewall
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advanced persistent threat protection
Absolute Security, previously known as Absolute Software, has rebranded to reflect its dedication to providing advanced cyber resilience solutions amid increasing digital threats.
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Qualys offers free cybersecurity platform access after NCSC guidance
4 days ago
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In response to updated patching guidance from the UK's NCSC, cloud-based IT solutions provider Qualys is offering free 30-day access to their Enterprise TruRisk Platform.
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IronScales expands partnership with Infinigate to UK & Ireland
4 days ago
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AI-driven email security firm IRONSCALES broadens its strategic partnership with global cybersecurity distributor Infinigate to include the UK and Ireland, bolstering their managed services offerings.
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Hitachi Vantara launches transformative hybrid cloud platform
4 days ago
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hybrid cloud
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storage
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advanced persistent threat protection
Hitachi Vantara unveils the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform One, a hybrid cloud solution set to revolutionise data management and mitigate threats with reliable resiliency measures.
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IBM strengthens cyber resilience alliance with Cohesity
6 days ago
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data protection
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cohesity bolsters its cyber resilience initiative with IBM, accelerating the development of data security capabilities across hybrid cloud environments, with IBM listed as a key investor.
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Watch out! There are hidden dangers lurking in your PDFs
Last week
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malware
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PDFs' convenience inadvertently aiding cybercriminals: Avast researchers reveal PDF files increasingly exploited to distribute malware and carry out scams.
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Titans of Tech - Mike East of Cado Security
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Mike East, VP of International Sales at Cado Security, leads the charge in revolutionising cloud-based digital forensics with AI and automation to combat cyber threats.
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AI cybersecurity gap affecting quarter of UK businesses
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26% of UK firms don't utilise AI for cybersecurity despite nearly half experiencing cyber attacks, finds a survey by Hornetsecurity.
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New In the Wild 2024 report reveals key cyber threats
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
D3 Security's inaugural 'In the Wild 2024' report analyses prevalent cyber threats, using data from tens of thousands of incidents.
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One wrong click can devastate your small business: so what can you do?
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Small businesses can fortify cybersecurity, bolster compliance, and support employee productivity with web domain and content filtering tools like Avast Business Web Control.
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Rising foreign interference exploits insider threats, says DTEX report
Last week
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advanced persistent threat protection
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insider threats
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public sector
DTEX Systems' report warns that nation state actors are increasingly exploiting insider threats, escalating their interference and intellectual property theft. The issue necessitates urgent attention for enhancing defensive resilience of entities.
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Mandiant reveals threats to Ivanti Connect Secure appliances
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Mandiant reveals new findings on threat actors exploiting vulnerabilities in Ivanti Connect Secure appliances, laying bare a disturbing mix of state-linked and profit-driven cyberattacks.
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Software supply chain security: Finding the weakest link
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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partner programmes
Security in the software supply chain stands on shaky ground, as reliance on prebuilt and open-source code leads to rampant vulnerabilities and 91% of firms report incidents within the last year.
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ExtraHop hires Simon Howe, eyes expansion in Australia & NZ
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managed services
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advanced persistent threat protection
ExtraHop appoints Simon Howe as Area VP for ANZ, marking a noteworthy move in their Asia Pacific expansion strategy, following a recent securement of $100M growth capital.
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Ivanti remodels security plan to set new industry precedent
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advanced persistent threat protection
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transparency
Ivanti CEO, Jeff Abbott, unveils revamp of the firm's security model aimed at setting an industry standard amid increasingly sophisticated cyber threats.
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Gigamon holds 63% share in booming deep observability market
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advanced persistent threat protection
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Gigamon leads the deep observability market, accounting for a 63% share and 61% growth in 2023, thanks to its network monitoring pipeline.
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SquareX reveals gaping hole in major email providers' security measures
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
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cybersecurity
SquareX's cybersecurity study reveals major email providers' distressing failure to effectively identify and counter malicious document threats, potentially putting millions of global users at risk.
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Rapid7 honours partners with 2024 Partner Of The Year Awards
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
Rapid7 announces winners of its 2024 Partner Of The Year Awards, highlighting importance of collaboration for cyber security amidst increasing threats.
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CYREBRO, Google Cloud join forces for security innovation
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CYREBRO partners with Google Cloud to boost cybersecurity, aiming to enhance threat detection and response times using machine learning.