Veritas: PCs running Windows 7 vulnerable to ransomware
"It's vital that the organisations that rely on Windows 7 are aware of the risks and what they need to mitigate them."
AWS need not be a minefield: Optimising the cloud journey for real results
ESET urges parents to consider security protection for their children
Preparing your business to harness the power of cybersecurity automation
Blink XT2 surveillance cams patched after 'severe' vulnerabilities found
The ultimate test: Can these firewalls stand up to malware attacks?
Unisys delivers new cloud security features on AWS
Without automation, you're a sitting duck to cybercriminals. Here's why
Seven cybersecurity experts share their insights, strategies, and best practices surrounding security automation and analytics.
New security distributor launches in A/NZ
Started by veteran channel leader, Paul Lim, industry experts Ben Minski and Bill Gatsios will work alongside Paul in spearheading the business.
Veeam launches AWS-native backup & recovery solution on AWS Marketplace
Veeam Backup for Amazon Web Services (AWS) will be available exclusively through AWS Marketplace as both a free and paid version.
Ransomware vs cities in 2019: 174 and counting
At least 174 municipal institutions, with more than 3,000 subset organisations, have been targeted by ransomware during the last year.
Malwarebytes stalwart promoted to chief product officer
"Akshay has been an incredible partner with product development, enabling our long-term product vision. His leadership has been instrumental to our continued growth and success."
Cyberattacks becoming increasingly targeted in nature, research finds
The number of unique cyber incidents have increase for third quarter of 2019, according to a new report on the cybersecurity threatscape.
APT groups conducting more targeted intrusions – Accenture
Analysts now see an emergence of malware executed through web browsers focused on targeting online merchants and retailers specifically.
Security teams could be slowing down DevOps, survey shows
Venafi has released the findings of its latest survey, revealing 75% of DevOps professionals say certificate issuance policies slow them down.
Fortune 500 firms weigh in on equipment failure risk
Fortune 500 companies are increasingly concerned about the risks of critical equipment failure and cyber attacks on industrial control systems.
Fortinet unveils dynamic cloud security integrations for AWS
“The cloud provides a number of business-critical benefits, and having the right security solutions in place is key in successful cloud operations.”
Cybersecurity: The top three predictions that will headline 2020
"Collecting data from various systems, tools and devices and the application of analytics, AI and machine learning will gain speed."
FireEye rolls out threat intelligence platform for industrial systems
Now industrial control systems (ICS), operational technology (OT), internet of things devices, and other equipment used to manage interconnected physical processes, can be secured from cyber threats.
Sophos extends MSP program in the name of advancing enterprise security
Sophos has extended its managed service provider (MSP) program to make it easier for MSPs to deploy, manage and sell the Sophos product portfolio.
Microsoft-backed security firm SpyCloud amplifies enterprise protection
Cybersecurity firm SpyCloud is an up-and-coming star in cybersecurity – and with US$21 million from Microsoft’s venture fund behind it, SpyCloud’s future is almost limitless.
Whitepaper: Everything you need to know to build a strong cyber defence
There’s no denying the cybersecurity challenges: lack of skills, compliance and the changing threat landscape are just the tip of the iceberg.
Sophos launches threat intelligence & analysis platform for developers
Sophos’ cloud-based threat intelligence and analysis platform is now available to those who are building applications.
Acronis makes strategic acquisition to strengthen security portfolio
Acronis will integrate 5nine’s technology into the Acronis Cyber Platform, making new services available through the Acronis Cyber Cloud Solutions portal.
Companies not utilising threat hunters correctly – study
“Responding to threats is important for security, but it is not the main task of the threat hunter.”
75% of DevOps professionals say certificate issuance policies slow them down
Less than half of DevOps professionals believe developers always request certificates that serve as machine identities through authorised channels.
Fighting the sophisticated, sustained cyber-attacks of the 21st century
Advanced persistent threats are capable of breaching data infrastructure through continuous targeting and then remaining within that infrastructure, undetected.
How integrated edge security and WAF can secure application delivery
Edge security, SSO application integration and flexible authentication options are critical for optimal user experience and information security policy compliance, Kemp says.
Endace expands channel partners globally, experiences significant growth
Endace has announced global growth in the packet capture market, and the importance of packet capture as a key source of data for network security, is contributing to significant growth of the company.
Whitepaper: Evolving data centre security with next-gen firewalls
NGFW functionality can identify the actual application that is transported, regardless of port being used and the capability to attach user identity to security policies to manage traffic.
Report: The evolution and proliferation of banking malware
Fortinet’s quarterly threat report has the latest on trends and updates on threat actors and attack patterns, showing some surprising findings.
Black Friday fraud: Who foots the bill?
“Given the incredibly high volume of transactions over the coming weekend, and indeed the whole festive period, often merchants will accept that fraud will be higher than usual."
Kiwi ambivalence to fake news leads to millions lost to cyber criminals
"With massive increases in scams and phishing, criminals are benefiting from Kiwis cyber ambivalence, stealing more than $3.8 million in the last quarter alone."
Spark to offer Android's zero-touch enrolment solution
"By using an automated enrolment method, Android devices can be used at scale with enforced security."
The dummies guide to sussing out MSSPs
A pure DIY approach might not be tenable for your organisation depending on your maturity and business goals.
Veeam to be acquired for massive US$5 billion
Insight Partners will acquire Swiss cloud data management vendor Veeam. Co-founders step down from the Board.
Kaspersky unveils rebranded offices in Asia Pacific
"It is also about how we shift our business mindset, our corporate practices, our market priorities, and our vision and mission as a company."
Kiwis concerned over digital identity and personal data
“Kiwis are seeking greater transparency and control, however seven out of 10 say it’s currently too hard to protect their identity and data online."
Interview: Cloudera on why analytics is key in the fight against financial crime
Cloudera’s co-managing director of financial services, Dr Richard Harmon, shares his thoughts about financial crime and how analytics can shape the next generation of financial crime prevention.
Number of spam emails drops, still accounts for 55% of traffic
Significantly, spam messages account for more than half of 295 billion in 2019, making 55% of global email traffic in this year, the company states.
Trend Micro debuts security services platform for cloud applications
Trend Micro Cloud One automates and simplifies cloud security to give organisations the flexibility they need to meet their most strategic cloud priorities.
StorageCraft report suggests firms need a 'ransomware reality check'
68% of respondents have a ransomware recovery plan, yet almost a quarter (23%) don’t test those plans, and 46% test them once a year or less.
BitSight enhances fourth-party risk management solution
BitSight for Fourth-Party enables customers to identify areas of business and cyber risk. It does this by automatically pinpointing connections between any organisation, its business partners, and potentially risky fourth parties.
How Rackspace can help companies navigate VMware Cloud on AWS
The service provides a managed service that enables organisations to efficiently ‘bridge’ the hybrid world of workloads on-premise and in private and public clouds.
Three cybersecurity vendors outline 16 industry predictions for 2020
With 2019 coming to a close, Ping Identity, Attivo Networks, and LogRhythm’s experts share what 2020 holds in store for cybersecurity.
EC-Council appoints distie to expand into A/NZ
It has appointed ACA Pacific to help roll out its cybersecurity solutions, including newly acquired OhPhish, to the Australia and New Zealand markets.
NordVPN launches password manager
Users can download user-friendly browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Brave, Edge, and Vivaldi.
Trend Micro leads market share for hybrid cloud security - IDC
Software-defined compute technologies are often used in the context of public or private clouds, but can also be implemented in non-cloud environments.
Equifax breach vulnerability surfaces as top network attack in Q3 2019
WatchGuard’s latest Internet Security Report also reveals significant increases in malware and network attacks, as zero day malware accounts for 50% of all detections.