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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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Radware unveils latest version of AI-based Bot Manager
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firewall
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managed services
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partner programmes
Cybersecurity firm Radware introduces a new Bot Manager to proactively mitigate advanced bot attacks whilst ensuring genuine user experience.
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Critical zero-day vulnerability in D-Link routers exposes thousands
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cybersecurity
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d-link
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botnet
Ensign InfoSecurity reveals a zero-day vulnerability in D-Link DIR-822 routers, putting users at risk of cyber attacks including data theft.
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Rising data breaches underscore importance of World Backup Day
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data protection
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dr
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cloud services
As data breaches surge by 19% in 2023, World Backup Day urges personal and enterprise level data protection, with Cloudera's VP Keir Garrett emphasising disaster recovery measures.
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Qrypt to provide quantum-secure encryption for Nvidia's platform
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encryption
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quantum computing
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virtualisation
Encryption start-up Qrypt is set to provide quantum-secure encryption for NVIDIA's BlueField-3 DPU network platform to bolster defenses against quantum computing threats.
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Sophos 2024 report reveals top cybersecurity threats to SMBs
Last month
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firewall
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ransomware
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network security
Sophos' 2024 Threat Report unveils that half of all malware targeting SMBs consists of keyloggers, spyware, and stealers, with data theft featuring in over 90% of attacks in 2023.
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Check Point Software launches new SaaS security tool
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casb
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it infrastructure
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check point software
Check Point Software launches Harmony SaaS, an innovative tool designed seamlessly integrate into existing infrastructure.
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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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UK govt's 'wait & see' approach to AI regulation sparks row
Tue, 20th Feb 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai
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uk government
UK government's wait and see approach to AI regulation sparks criticism among lawmakers over lack of urgency despite AI's existential threat warnings.
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Google Cloud's 2024 report highlights key cyber threats & defences
Mon, 12th Feb 2024
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ransomware
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cloud services
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public cloud
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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'ResumeLooters' cyber-attack disrupts 65 companies across Asia-Pacific
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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testing
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taiwan
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vietnam
'ResumeLooters' cybercrime campaign compromises 65 businesses in Asia-Pacific, exploiting weaknesses in job search and retail sites to steal and sell personal data of over 2 million individuals.
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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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Integrity360 expands Microsoft security services across Europe
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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microsoft
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ransomware
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cloud security
Cybersecurity firm Integrity360 bolsters its Microsoft security services across Europe, catering to 75% of businesses.
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Australian business increasingly seek cybersecurity services
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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data protection
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nz
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government
Cybersecurity firm Tesserent reports a notable rise in demand for services from Australian company directors and boards.
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Report shows daily cyber threats on the rise in 2023
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cios
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kaspersky
Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky reports a near-3% rise in daily cyber threats in 2023, with new tactics and threats emerging.
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Australian businesses surge in cybersecurity jobs amid rising threats
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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ransomware
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malware
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dlp
Amidst escalating cyber threats, 60% of Australian businesses bolster cybersecurity jobs, reveals research by Trellix.
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Kaspersky outlines forecast for 2024 cybersecurity threats
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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kaspersky
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cios
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wearables
Kaspersky predicts advanced cybersecurity threats for 2024 with AI-impersonation, new botnets, and potential political cyberattacks.
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Google apps, WhatsApp identified as primary malware conduits in retail sector
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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phishing
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email security
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sharepoint
Google apps and WhatsApp emerge as primary malware distribution channels in the retail sector, warns Netskope Threat Labs.
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Check Point reveals Global Threat Index with Formbook as top malware
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity leader Check Point unveils Global Threat Index, identifying Formbook as September's dominant malware.
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Volume, sophistication and proliferation of threats on the rise
Thu, 14th Sep 2023
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cybersecurity
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incident response
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research
Integrity360 has announced findings from independent research into the cybersecurity threats being faced, the volume, and the challenges with incident response.
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Exabeam’s Outcomes Navigator aids threat detection coverage
Wed, 28th Jun 2023
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siem
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advanced persistent threat protection
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soc
Outcomes Navigator is an advanced visualisation feature that goes deep into logs to visualise and expose where organisations are and isn't protected.
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Seceon scores Indian reseller deal with Mahindra Special Services
Fri, 27th Jan 2017
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byod
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bi
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big data
Seceon joins forces with Mahindra Special Services Group to provide automated threat detection and remediation solutions.
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99% of Android mobile phones susceptible to newly found takeover attack
Sat, 6th Jul 2013
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smartphones
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cloud services
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malware
Recent vulnerability means that 99% of all android phones could be exploited to the point where they could be completely overidden.
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HR departments targeted
Mon, 17th May 2010
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malware
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cybersecurity
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hackers
Job search-related malware outbreak hits HR departments, says latest Websense report.