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Countering the rise of credential-based attacks
Tue, 12th Oct 2021
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By implementing behavioural analytics and smart password practices, security teams can thwart credential-based attacks across the organisation.
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When it comes to malware, think like James Bond and trust no-one
Fri, 8th Oct 2021
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cios
Implementing advanced threat protection (ATP) as part of a zero trust SASE architecture is an important step in proactively blocking known and zero-day threats.
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How can businesses prepare for ransomware?
Fri, 8th Oct 2021
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Ransomware threat actors are using a 'name-and-shame' approach, increasing pressure on victims to pay up, warns cybersecurity expert.
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From ransomware to RansomOps: Why the ‘new kid on the block’ spells trouble for the unprepared enterprise
Thu, 7th Oct 2021
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iaas
When teams have a clear view of all assets and treat them equally, then they are much closer to stopping attacks in their tracks.
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Hackers have evolved since COVID-19 but have cyber-defences kept pace?
Thu, 7th Oct 2021
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malware
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cybersecurity
It is critical to understand how effective each security product is in stopping the new tactics that the hackers have been using since COVID-19.
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Anatomy of a supply chain attack: how to accelerate incident response and threat hunting
Tue, 5th Oct 2021
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cybersafety
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threatquotient
Supply chain attacks show no sign of slowing down. But the right combination of platforms can help organisations get ahead of the threat.
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OT vulnerabilities grew significantly in 2021 — report
Fri, 1st Oct 2021
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skybox
Skybox Security's latest research reveals a 46% increase in new vulnerabilities in operational technology (OT) devices, putting critical infrastructure at risk.
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Where should zero trust end?
Fri, 1st Oct 2021
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
With the push to zero trust, we have a rare opportunity to fix today’s pressing cybersecurity issues and build a better model of thinking about cybersecurity.
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Ethical hacking in Aotearoa: How can it benefit cybersecurity in NZ?
Fri, 1st Oct 2021
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penetration testing
Hacking and ethical hacking are on the rise in New Zealand, as cyber-attacks increase. Should ethical hacking be an integral part of cybersecurity?.
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Email: Still the number one threat vector
Wed, 29th Sep 2021
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email security
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phishing
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cybersecurity
Just as cyber-criminals are ever honing their methods to increase their chances of success, so must security teams.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Mimecast exec on the threat of ransomware
Tue, 28th Sep 2021
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In this interview, Garrett discusses the question of whether or not to pay ransoms, and explains why it's the biggest cybersecurity threat of our time.
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Why phishing is a bigger threat than ransomware
Tue, 28th Sep 2021
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Preventing today’s increasingly dynamic phishing attempts requires next-generation ‘on-device’ web security that can block phishing sites.
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The network effect and the search for resilient email security
Tue, 28th Sep 2021
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email security
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cybersafety
Not only is email everywhere, but it is ‘built-in’ to our lives as a required mode of communication for too many activities to name.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Darktrace?
Fri, 24th Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
TechDay's 10 Minute IT Jams: Darktrace's MD for APAC, Sanjay Aurora, discusses the company's latest innovations and cyber-defence strategies.
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Secureworks appoints Wendy Thomas as president and CEO
Fri, 24th Sep 2021
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Thomas moves into the CEO role after serving as president of customer success. She has also held roles in finance, strategy, and product at the company.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - StarWind engineer on the optimal disaster recovery approach
Thu, 23rd Sep 2021
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malware
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virtualisation
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cloud services
In today's interview, StarWind solutions engineer Orest Lesyuk discusses disaster recovery, ransomware, and how StarWind's solutions stand out.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Tanium?
Wed, 22nd Sep 2021
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Tanium is a cybersecurity and systems management company that helps organisations manage and protect their mission-critical networks.
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Seven key principles behind a robust cybersecurity practice
Tue, 21st Sep 2021
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connectwise
Here are seven critical questions that TSPs should ask of their cybersecurity practice to help protect customers.
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HackerOne unveils sweeping product expansion, including vulnerability ranking table
Tue, 21st Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
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hacking
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cybersafety
HackerOne introduces new features for its security intelligence services, including a worldwide top 10 ranking table and CVE Exploitation Index.
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The three Rs of visibility for any cloud journey
Fri, 17th Sep 2021
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devops
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digital transformation
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cloud security
Network-based telemetry is an essential component in securing the move to the cloud, writes Gigamon CTO Shehzad Merchant.
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How Self-Learning AI is changing the paradigm of endpoint security
Fri, 17th Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
Self-Learning AI is set to change the game for endpoint security – detecting the novel and sophisticated attacks that cause so much disruption today.
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The importance of securing cloud deployments with the right services
Wed, 15th Sep 2021
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cloud services
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hybrid cloud
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microsoft
It’s important to choose a partner that can recommend fit-for-purpose solutions developed specifically for the organisation’s unique requirements.
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Ransomware shows why we need a bipartisan federal cybersecurity policy
Tue, 14th Sep 2021
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quantum computing
Ransomware is the wake-up call, but the main event is quantum computing. We need to be ready, writes Senetas CEO and Votiro director Andrew Wilson.
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Attivo Networks launches credential-cloaking tool to deter data thieves
Thu, 9th Sep 2021
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micro-credentials
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digital credentials
The tool is part of Attivo’s Endpoint Detection Net suite, and is aimed at enabling organisations to hide credentials from would-be attackers and their tools.