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Coalition integrates cyber risk platform with top cloud services providers
2 days ago
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Coalition is integrating its cyber risk management platform, Coalition Control, with major cloud services like Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, and Amazon Web Services to offer enhanced cybersecurity and risk management.
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Three ways employees can spot a deepfake scam
4 days ago
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cybersecurity
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fraud
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As deepfake scams surge globally, employees are urged to be vigilant and adopt common-sense checks, including 'liveness' checks and using internal codewords.
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Report finds 90% of cyber attacks in 2023 exploited RDP
Last week
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firewall
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endpoint protection
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network security
Sophos reports the abuse of Remote Desktop Protocol in 90% of cyber attacks in 2023, marking the highest level of RDP misuse since 2020.
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Ransomware retains top spot, Sophos cybercrime report reveals
This month
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firewall
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ransomware
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network security
Sophos' Active Adversary Report 2023 unveils persistent ransomware threats, rising use of compromised credentials in cyberattacks.
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SendQuick wins Bronze Globee Award for cybersecurity innovation
This month
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cybersecurity
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singpass
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singapore
Singaporean firm SendQuick secures Bronze Globee Award win in the Authentication Solution category at the 20th Annual 2024 Globee Awards for Cybersecurity.
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AI bolsters security response times, reveals ReliaQuest report
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email security
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phishing
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ReliaQuest's annual threat report reveals AI and automation technologies improve organisations' response time to security incidents by up to 99% year on year.
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The imperative to go beyond backup, by focusing on cyber resilience & AI
Last month
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dr
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cloud services
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ml
This World Backup Day Cohesity calls for a focus on cyber resilience & AI amid rising cyber threats.
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From investment to impact: Unlocking cybersecurity value
Last month
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firewall
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network security
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cloud security
Three small steps can enable organisations to realise significant gains from their existing tools, and to substantially improve their security posture.
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A proactive approach to cyber and physical security
Last month
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encryption
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advanced persistent threat protection
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physical security
Recent Genetec survey reveals a rising awareness of cyber threats targeting physical security systems, sparking increased investment in cybersecurity resources and protocols.
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IAS unveils industry-first ad clutter detection with AI-driven solution
Last month
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martech
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ml
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mfa
IAS reveals its first-ever AI-based solution capable of detecting and avoiding ad clutter on websites, with the aim to enhance optimisation and deliver utmost efficacy in programmatic ad buying.
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Three quarters worry over AI misuse in upcoming US elections
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ai
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A recent survey reveals a growing concern among 78% of U.S. voters over potential misuse of AI in the 2024 elections, affecting cybersecurity and election outcomes.
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Overcoming the threat of account takeover fraud
Last month
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cloud services
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dark web
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Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting online accounts in identity theft surge, with ATO fraud attacks increasing by over 350% in 2023, finds digital fraud management firm, Sift.
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IWD 2024: Expert security insight from within the gaming industry
Last month
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
The gaming industry must increase cybersecurity efforts amid growing threats; risks include data theft and game manipulation, leading to financial losses and a decrease in public trust, says Mindera's Gaming lead, Teresa Matos.
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AUCloud combats rising scams with new cyber security training
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email security
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
In the face of escalating email scams, AUCloud unveils pioneering cyber security courses and phishing simulations to bolster security for Australian businesses.
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Decoding the Microsoft breach: Key lessons to bolster cyber resilience
Last month
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microsoft
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advanced persistent threat protection
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Amidst the complexities of cybersecurity, the recent breach at Microsoft demonstrates the persistent challenge posed by nation-state attacks and highlights strategies for garnering cyber resilience.
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Human error is the top cyber threat, according to CTOs
Thu, 29th Feb 2024
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ransomware
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mfa
Human error is regarded as the most significant cyber threat by 59% of Chief Technology Officers, despite high adoption of security measures.
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Rise in 'quishing' attacks exploits growth in QR code usage
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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malware
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
With the rise of QR code usage, a new form of phishing attack dubbed 'quishing' has surged, with cyber criminals exploiting the codes to steal personal data, warns Yubico's solutions architect, Josh Cigna.
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Beyond Identity unveils Device360 for advanced device security
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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mobility
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byod
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mdm
Beyond Identity has launched Device360, a unique tool revolutionising continuous device security management and authentication.
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Exclusive: Tenable highlights the importance of a company's attack surface
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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digital transformation
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ml
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cloud security
Tenable's SVP of Product, Jason Merrick, emphasises the criticality of comprehensive cyber attack surface understanding amid accelerating digital transformations and increasing cyber threats.
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DoubleVerify launches tiered brand suitability categories for MFA content
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
DoubleVerify launches nuanced, AI-powered brand suitability categories to optimise ad campaign performance, providing sites with a refined analysis for online MFA content management.
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Cisco unveils Identity Intelligence to bolster AI-driven security
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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casb
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sase
Cisco introduces Identity Intelligence, marking a significant step towards an integrated, AI-driven, cross-domain security platform.
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QR code attacks surge on C-Suite executives, reveals Abnormal Security report
Sat, 10th Feb 2024
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email security
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qr code
Cybercriminals are increasingly employing quishing attacks, utilising malicious QR codes to target high-ranking officials and smaller businesses, reveals AI-native cloud email security platform, Abnormal Security.
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Cybersecurity alert for UK businesses on Safer Internet Day
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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ransomware
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malware
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gdpr
On Safer Internet Day, Evolve Business Group underscores the importance of robust online security for businesses.
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Safer Internet Day: call to action from Ping Identity's chief architect
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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mfa
Patrick Harding, Chief Product Architect at Ping Identity, emphasises the importance of user-friendly, secure authentication methods like MFA and passwordless identification on Safer Internet Day, amidst rising cyber threats.