New onboarding standard to secure Internet of Things launched
A new onboarding standard to secure Internet of Things has been created by the FIDO Alliance.
Data transparency increasingly important, Kaspersky study states
5G network security a US$9 billion dollar opportunity - report
Software-based facial recognition in payments industry to dominate by 2025
Five things ANZ businesses should know about storing customers’ data
Interview: SAS outlines the seven AI-based trends you'll see in 2021
AvePoint brings Salesforce Cloud Backup to channel partners
NVIDIA unveils next-gen SoC for autonomous vehicles
NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang calls it a 'technical marvel' that combines all of the company's strengths.
NVIDIA takes AI into the heart of cybersecurity with Morpheus
The Morpheus application framework will provide security partners with AI-enhanced tools that can detect and prevent security threats.
COVID-19-themed threats, Powershell malware continue surge
“The world—and enterprises—adjusted amidst pandemic restrictions and sustained remote work challenges, while security threats continued to evolve in complexity and increase in volume."
Sophos solution steps up the MDR game
Other Managed Detection and Response services simply notify you of attacks. With Sophos Managed Threat Response, a team of threat hunters take targeted actions to neutralise advanced threats.
Thycotic and Centrify complete merger, target PAM market
The combined company has now begun integrations and will operate under the temporary name ThycoticCentrify.
Advanced threat actors engaged in cyberespionage up their game
"This recent activity signals a major leap in their abilities."
2020 sees a global shift in financial malware threats
The financial threat landscape experienced a game-changing pandemic year, according to a new report from Kaspersky.
Do you know how secure your Active Directory is?
For a limited time, get a free AD security assessment from Attivo Networks' ADAssessor - a tool that provides unprecedented and continuous visibility into AD vulnerabilities.
Kaspersky discovers zero-day exploit in Desktop Window Manager
While analysing the CVE-2021-1732 exploit, Kaspersky experts found another such zero-day exploit and reported it to Microsoft.
Identity in the age of eKYC & digital onboarding journeys
When an onboarding process is architected correctly, there are tangible benefits for customer satisfaction.
Over half of ransomware victims pay up - but does it work?
"Handing over money doesn’t guarantee the return of data, and only encourages cybercriminals to continue the practice."
Cybercriminals influencing financial markets, report finds
The financial sector is being targeted by cybercrime cartels and nation-states, and the bank heist has evolved significantly — from a heist to a hostage situation.
Claroty and Yokogawa Engineering Asia extend partnership for SEA and A/NZ
Claroty and Yokogawa Engineering Asia have partnered to better serve organisations in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Imperva unveils new data security platform built for cloud
"The cloud has revolutionised IT, offering organisations a strategic opportunity to rapidly pursue new market initiatives and adapt their operations in the face of new business challenges."
Trend Micro launches cloud security platform on AWS Marketplace
Organisations that build on AWS are now able to leverage Trend Micro Cloud One to protect their cloud-based environments.
97% of organisations experienced a mobile threat in 2020 — report
93% of these attacks originated in a device network, which includes attempts to trick users into installing a malicious payload via infected websites or URLs, or to steal users’ credentials.
Dell Technologies unveils new data protection innovations for hybrid cloud workloads
The Dell EMC PowerProtect Backup Service, powered by Druva, is designed to deliver SaaS app protection without increasing IT complexity.
Soft Solutions rolls out new WatchGuard billing system for NZ
"This flexible procurement model builds upon our partner first strategy, supports companies in their cloud transformation and allows them to benefit from increased protection and flexible, scalable IT infrastructure."
Users becoming more savvy with COVID phishing scams
“With COVID-19 being around for over a year now and employees becoming more aware of the types of scams that have come out related to the pandemic, cyber criminals are having less success with related phishing attacks."
I, Technologist: Democratising data & technology for all employees
“We now have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to turn this moment of truth for technology into a moment of trust."
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - SonicWall VP on the cybersecurity lessons learned from the last 12 months
This is our seventh IT Jam with SonicWall, the cybersecurity company specialising in firewall, network security, cloud security and more.
Fortinet: Hyperscaling networks? Hyperscale your security!
Jon McGettigan, Fortinet A/NZ Regional Director, explains why a broad, integrated and automated security fabric is the most effective strategy to protect users, apps and data in a hyperscaling environment.
New wormable Android malware discovered through auto-replies in WhatsApp
Check Point Research has discovered new malware on Google’s Play Store that could spread through WhatsApp messages.
CISOs facing rising security debts
Chief information security officers are facing a rising security debt to secure their organisations against an increasing volume of attacks by well-armed criminals.
Gigamon & FireEye tackle security in hybrid cloud environments
The partnership is an extension to a ‘long-standing’ relationship that aims to ‘simplify, secure, and optimise hybrid cloud environments’.
FortiGuard appoints former cyber warfare officer
Former RAAF cyber warfare officer Mark Robson has been appointed as senior tactical threat analyst in FortiGuard’s managed detection and response team, FortiResponder.
Enterprises prioritise customer data protection but continue to leave it exposed
“Breaches of personal information strike at the heart of the relationship between enterprises and their customers."
From Me to We: Partnerships & multiparty systems in the post-COVID-19 age
MPS is all about sharing data infrastructure between people and organisations - think along the lines of blockchain, distributed databases and ledgers.
Why organisations should make adaptability their #1 security requirement
Adaptability is the key to providing a strong security posture for organisations that are still weighing up their future scenarios to secure a workforce that is largely distributed versus one that’s mainly in the office.
Why a more secure organisation is a collective responsibility
With vast volumes of data moving to the cloud, many IT professionals are frequently challenged to protect their enterprise environment, and there is a greater focus being placed on advancing cybersecurity strategies.
Mobile devices biggest enterprise security threat - report
Businesses have left themselves vulnerable and open to cyber criminals in the rush to ensure their workforce could operate remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
iland and Cohesity form alliance, target data protection market
"Together with Cohesity, we will deliver elegant and cutting-edge solutions that will take our joint customers’ digital transformation projects to the next level."
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Radware VP on the challenges of cloud security
In this interview, Techday speaks to Radware vice president of technologies Yaniv Hoffman, who discusses the primary challenges facing IT organisations in terms of their cloud security apparatus.
Financial malware activity dropped in 2020 as creators honed their wares
Cybercriminals used the time to plan more malicious propagation techniques, both new and evolved from previous methods.
Over a third of New Zealanders fell victim to cybercrime in the last year
"As we connected to the internet for everything from work and school to entertainment, social connection and even groceries, cybercriminals took advantage and launched coordinated attacks and convincing scams."
WatchGuard uncovers top cyber threat trends of Q4 2020
“The rise in sophisticated, evasive threat tactics last quarter and throughout 2020 showcases how vital it is to implement layered, end-to-end security protections."
Aruba updates edge security platform with SD-WAN capabilities
Aruba’s latest iteration of its Edge Services Platform (ESP) has been quick to make use of HPE’s acquisition of Silver Peak in September last year.
Fujitsu, Trend Micro team up to secure private 5G
"We believe that this security solution represents a key technology for applying private 5G to mission-critical areas."
Zscaler expands CIEM solutions with Trustdome acquisition
Zscaler, the cloud security company, has officially entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trustdome, a Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) company.
SAS digs deeper into the core tenets of responsible AI
What is responsible artificial intelligence (AI)? Is it a technology that does not discriminate against certain groups
Why organisations should rethink the approach to retail demand planning and forecasting
Why organisations should rethink the approach to retail demand planning and forecasting
Cybersecurity training may be broken - report
Cybersecurity training during the pandemic have proven to be insufficient.