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Australian board members lag behind cybersecurity maturity
Thu, 6th Oct 2022
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Australian board members significantly lag behind global counterparts in cybersecurity maturity, according to a new report from Proofpoint.
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Breaking down BEC – the costliest risk facing your organisation
Tue, 4th Oct 2022
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email security
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fraud
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BEC cost Australian organisations AUD$81m in a year, yet most ASX-200 firms lack basic email protection, says report.
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Joshua Goodman named Regional Sales Manager
Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
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cybersecurity
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nz
Varonis appoints Joshua Goodman as Regional Sales Manager for NSW, QLD, ACT, and NZ. He brings a decade of experience in B2B software account management.
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Research shows importance of people-centric security
Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
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email security
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phishing
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Organisations need to be more cognisant of such malicious attacks, and build better cybersecurity posture from a people-centric standpoint.
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Proofpoint launches Intelligent Compliance Platform
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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Proofpoint has announced the launch of its Intelligent Compliance Platform, offering enterprises modern regulatory compliance safeguards.
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Organisations struggling to secure new cloud environments
Fri, 19th Aug 2022
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cloud security
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cloud services
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dlp
Proofpoint study reveals organisations struggling to secure new cloud environments and adapt their security strategy to evolving threats.
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Proofpoint appoints Evan Dumas as vice president of the Southeast Asia & Korea region
Sat, 6th Aug 2022
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japan
Proofpoint appoints Evan Dumas as VP for Southeast Asia & Korea to lead the company's business growth in the region and cybersecurity solutions.
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Top universities lagging on basic cybersecurity - report
Tue, 2nd Aug 2022
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email security
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cybersecurity
Universities in Australia, the US and the UK are lagging on basic cybersecurity measures, creating higher risks of email-based impersonation attacks.
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Australians lose $300 million to scams in first half of 2022
Wed, 27th Jul 2022
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email security
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scams
The total losses from January to June 2022 have more than doubled compared to the first half of 2021, where Australians lost a combined $139 million.
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Threat actors ramp up their social engineering attacks
Fri, 24th Jun 2022
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cyber threats
As people get better at identifying potential threats in their inbox, threat actors must evolve their methods. Their new M.O? Social engineering.
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Varonis Systems appoints Zane Lockley as ANZ channel director
Fri, 17th Jun 2022
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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nz
Varonis, an IT security firm, appoints Zane Lockley as ANZ channel director to build relationships and manage partners in securing valuable data.
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2021 the year cyber criminals got creative - Proofpoint
Wed, 8th Jun 2022
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One constant that remains as organisations approach a sense of normalcy after a disruptive year is that cyber criminals continue to target and exploit people.
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Email fraud identified as top attack vector - Proofpoint
Thu, 10th Mar 2022
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email security
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More than three quarters of ASX 200 companies are subjecting customers, partners and employees to higher risks of email fraud.
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Splunk names Proofpoint's ex-CEO as new leader and board member
Fri, 4th Mar 2022
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cloud services
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siem
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multi-cloud
Splunk has named Gary Steele as the company’s new chief executive officer, and as a member of the company’s board of directors, effective April.
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Insider threats costing organisations $15.4 million a year
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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Negligent insiders are the root cause of 56% of incidents while credential thefts have almost doubled and are the costliest to remediate. .
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Scams leave nasty bite & Australians $33m out of pocket in November
Thu, 16th Dec 2021
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email security
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cybersecurity
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scams
Investment scams accounted for 65% of the $33m stolen by scammers from Australians in November, according to Proofpoint and Scamwatch.
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The promise and peril of the cloud: why a people-centric approach is vital
Tue, 31st Aug 2021
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Two-thirds of Australian CISOs see cloud account compromise as the most significant risk to their organisation in the next year.
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COVID-19 themed malware and credential theft campaigns make a resurgence as Delta variant spreads
Fri, 27th Aug 2021
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malware
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email security
Proofpoint has observed high volumes of COVID-19 themed threats distributing malware and credential theft campaigns.
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The large, less obvious costs of phishing attacks on organisations - report
Wed, 18th Aug 2021
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ransomware
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malware
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phishing
Proofpoint and the Ponemon Institute reveal that the cost of phishing attacks has almost quadrupled, with US companies losing an average of $14.8m annually.
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48 million malware messages: Proofpoint reveals the reality of today's threat landscape
Thu, 5th Aug 2021
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ransomware
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malware
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cybersecurity
Proofpoint's Human Factor 2021 report reveals the reality of cyber threats, with millions of ransomware-loaded emails and new attack methods.
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Huge increase in threat actors using Cobalt Strike - Proofpoint research
Wed, 7th Jul 2021
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Proofpoint cybersecurity company has released research finding a 161% increase in threat actors using the threat emulation tool Cobalt Strike.
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Proofpoint delivers advanced data loss prevention for Microsoft Teams
Mon, 7th Jun 2021
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Proofpoint has become a certified data loss prevention partner for Microsoft Teams, allowing for real-time data security and compliance.
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Cloud account takeovers present serious security risk to enterprises
Fri, 28th May 2021
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Cloud account compromises cost organisations millions of pounds a year, according to a new study by Proofpoint and Ponemon Institute.
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Ransomware ravages Ireland's health service - experts comment
Mon, 17th May 2021
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cloud services
Ireland’s National Cyber Security Centre points to the ‘Conti’ ransomware variant, which caused the HSE's IT systems to shut down over the weekend.