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Cyber Threats stories - Page 2

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Tidal Cyber maps out 2024's election cyber threats worldwide
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Tidal Cyber unveils a study revealing high-risk countries and top offenders for election cyber interference threats in 2024, spotlighting the methods used and potential defences.
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Lacework lands IRAP for cloud safety platform
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Sydney's Lacework earns the IRAP certification for its cloud security platform, underscoring its commitment to security in cloud environments.
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Bridewell reveals top cyber threats to national infrastructure
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Bridewell's 2024 CyberScape Briefing unveils severe cyber threats impacting critical national infrastructure, including Cobalt Strike usage swell.
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Google Cloud's 2024 report highlights key cyber threats & defences
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Google Cloud's 2024 Threat Horizons Report identifies credential misuse, cryptomining, ransomware, and data theft as the key cloud-related threats, citing the need for stringent defensive strategies.
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AI-boosted phishing sees 222% surge, warns Acronis report
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Acronis' H2 2023 Cyberthreats Report reveals a disturbing 222% rise in email attacks with AI-enhanced phishing impacting over 90% of organisations worldwide.
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Cohesity & Veritas combine to form new AI data security titan
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Cohesity and Veritas Data Protection Business are set to merge, ushering in a new leader in AI-powered data security and management, under CEO Sanjay Poonen, with revenues estimated at $1.6 billion.
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Quorum Cyber predicts major cyber threats for 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
Quorum Cyber's 2024 report forecasts AI weaponisation and intensified threats from Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as major cybersecurity concerns.
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Darktrace says Cyber threats shifting towards as-a-service tools
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Cybersecurity firm Darktrace reports a major shift in cybercrime, with increasing reliance on 'as-a-service' tools like Malware-as-a-Service and Ransomware-as-a-Service,.
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'New year, new threats' warns cybersecurity CTO in UK
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As holiday season cyber threats increase, CTO of Espria, Dave Adamson, highlights the crucial need for businesses to tighten security.
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Cybersecurity alert for UK businesses on Safer Internet Day
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On Safer Internet Day, Evolve Business Group underscores the importance of robust online security for businesses.
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BeyondTrust reports substantial growth & ongoing innovation in 2023
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BeyondTrust reports notable growth in 2023, with over 80% recurring revenue and approximately 40% subscription ARR growth, bolstered by industry-leading customer satisfaction and retention rates.
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Rapid7 launches Managed Digital Risk Protection service
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Rapid7, renowned for risk and threat detection, introduces Managed Digital Risk Protection service to proactively neutralise cyber threats.
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SME resellers foresee a brighter year amidst rising cyber threats
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After a tough year, UK security SME resellers anticipate a brighter future, confidently preparing to help businesses protect their networks and data from escalating cyber threats.
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SentinelOne acquires PingSafe, redefining cloud security in AI era
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cloud services
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storage
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cloud security
AI-powered security leader, SentinelOne, acquires cloud-native application protection firm PingSafe, marking a critical shift in cloud security dynamics.
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Advanced security tools can help bridge the cyber-skills gap
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Amid a global 12.6% rise in the cyber-skills gap, advanced security tools like AI automation could alleviate the shortage, particularly for Australian businesses.
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Australian firms urged to boost defences ahead of Safer Internet Day
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Ahead of Safer Internet Day, businesses in Australia are urged to fortify their cyber defences as reports reveal record levels of cyber threats, scams and data breaches in 2022.
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Exposure management: a strategic ally in essential eight cybersecurity resilience
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In response to the increasing sophistication of cyber threats, the Australian Signals Directorate has revised its Essential Eight Maturity Model (E8MM), incorporating exposure management to proactively identify and prioritise risks, aiding businesses in effectively defending against cyber attacks.
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Deepfake threat to face biometrics prompts enterprise doubt by 2026
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By 2026, due to the increase in AI-driven deepfake attacks, 30% of businesses will question the authenticity of identity verification, says analyst firm, Gartner.
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AppOmni expands to Sydney with new data centre amid rising APAC demand
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SaaS security firm, AppOmni, addresses growing APAC demand for advanced security measures with a new Sydney data centre, hosted by Google Cloud Platform aiming to meet Australia's data sovereignty regulations.
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Fortinet report reveals cyber threats & defence gaps in Asia Pacific
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Ransomware and phishing top cybersecurity concerns in Singapore, says Fortinet study. Increased remote working amplifies insider threats, with insufficient resource allocation also noted as a major hurdle.
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Assured Data Protection appoints Paul Dix as new CFO
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Assured Data Protection appoints seasoned finance professional Paul Dix as its CFO, reinforcing their growth strategy amid an increased demand for cloud data protection solutions.
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SentinelOne boosts AI-powered threat-hunting with new WatchTower features
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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SentinelOne boosts its AI-enabled WatchTower threat-hunting services with new features, helping businesses combat increasingly complex cyber attacks with machine speed effectiveness.
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SAS joins the National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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SAS joins the UK's National Cyber Resilience Centre Group, bolstering its efforts to protect small and medium-sized enterprises from cybercrime damages.
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Okta attains IRAP security status for Australian government use
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Okta, a leading identity partner, achieves an IRAP-protected-level assessment, strengthening the Australian Government's trust in modern Identity solutions by reinforcing security against cyber threats.