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Gallagher Security wins top OSPA award for second year running
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Warwick-based Gallagher Security has won the Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer Award for the second year at the 2024 OSPAs, recognised for its innovative approach to global security solutions.
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Earnix welcomes Daniel Shalom as new Chief Information Security Officer
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Earnix bolsters cybersecurity with appointment of Daniel Shalom as new Chief Information Security Officer, leveraging his two-decade experience to fortify the firm's security strategy.
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'ResumeLooters' cyber-attack disrupts 65 companies across Asia-Pacific
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'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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ASD updates Essential Eight, strengthens phishing-resistant MFA requirements
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The Australian Signals Directorate has revised the Essential Eight Maturity Model, lowering the bar for organisations and amplifying phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication requirements to fortify cyber breach prevention.
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Aquion partners with Trustwave to enhance cybersecurity in ANZ
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Aquion, a value-added software distributor, has partnered with global cybersecurity firm Trustwave to extend sophisticated security provisions across ANZ.
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Combating cybercrime in NZ with a robust cybersecurity strategy
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New Zealand businesses grapple with cybercrime's volatile threat landscape, as incidents across various sectors showcase the dire consequences. A nuanced approach to cybersecurity strategy is vital.
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Cyber resilience vital for securing cyber insurance
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Evolving cybersecurity threats mount pressure on businesses, driving demand for cyber insurance and raising insurers' security expectations.
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Cybersecurity skills gap poses threat to business protection measures
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As digital threats surge, the cybersecurity sector grapples with a pronounced skills gap, jeopardising protection measures and leading to employee burnout.
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ePLDT unveils sovereign cloud infrastructure at PH Digicon
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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At PH Digicon 2023, ePLDT unveiled the ePLDT Pilipinas Cloud, a platform set to host crucial government data to boost digital transition.
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Flare unveils enhanced MSSP programme with proactive cybersecurity features
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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Flare launches advanced Managed Security Service Provider programme featuring Continuous Threat Exposure Management to optimise cybersecurity.
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Embracing ethical hackers could strengthen cybersecurity, says HackerOne report
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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Ethical hackers could vastly improve cybersecurity, preventing major attacks, according to the latest HackerOne report.
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Canberra students celebrate success in first Women in ICT programme
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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Canberra students impress in inaugural Women in ICT programme, with a celebratory event planned at Parliament House.
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RSM Australia shares top cybersecurity tips for risk management executives
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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RSM Australia outlines top 5 cybersecurity tips for risk management execs to enhance business security measures.
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Keeper Security with first in joining the CVE programme
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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Keeper Security, a leader in password management, has become the first company in its field to join the CVE programme as a CNA.
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watchTowr partners with Mantel to deliver penetration testing
Thu, 20th Jul 2023
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watchTowr has partnered with Mantel Group to deliver continuous penetration testing technology to Australian and New Zealand organisations.
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Red Teaming vs. Penetration Testing: What's the difference?
Wed, 21st Jun 2023
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Organisations face increasing security threats. Red Teaming and Penetration Testing offer proactive measures to protect sensitive data.
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Bugcrowd can now launch penetration tests with a few clicks
Thu, 20th Apr 2023
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Bugcrowd’s Penetration Testing as a Service will enable buyers to purchase, set up, and manage pen tests online without sales calls and scoping sessions.
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How IT leaders can prepare organisations for penetration testing
Tue, 4th Apr 2023
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Australian boards are aware of cyber risks but not proactive enough, leaving organisations under-prepared, says report.
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Kordia poaches new GM from NZ gov spy agency
Fri, 18th Nov 2022
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Kordia appoints Hamish Beaton as GM of Cyber Security Advisory, overseeing a team of skilled consultants providing advisory services to clients.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Introducing Trustwave
Tue, 15th Nov 2022
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TechDay's 10 Minute IT Jams features insights from Trustwave's Craig Searle on the company's penetration testing offering.
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Deloitte appoints Chris Gatford & Keith Hazelwood as CEO
Fri, 7th Oct 2022
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digital transformation
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Deloitte is expanding its cyber security offerings, with the team from leading cyber consultancy, Hacktive, joining the firm.
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DDLS joins the Offensive Security Global Partner programme
Tue, 4th Oct 2022
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cloud security
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partner programmes
DDLS will provide OffSec training products in ANZ, including penetration testing, cloud security, web application, exploit development and security operations.
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Ethical hacking in Aotearoa: How can it benefit cybersecurity in NZ?
Fri, 1st Oct 2021
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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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Interview: Blacklock Security pioneers pentesting as a service in Asia Pacific
Mon, 13th Sep 2021
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We spoke to Blacklock's Nilesh Kapoor about Blacklock, a startup that is making waves in the penetration testing as a service space.