Wakeup call: NZ and Aussie SMBs rate highest globally in ransomware attacks
New Zealand and Australian small to medium sized businesses are in need of a wakeup call after recording the highest rate globally of reported ransomware attacks.
Unisys: Staying cyber safe during Rugby World Cup
Fortune 500 companies failing to demonstrate cybersecurity commitment - Bitglass
Cybersecurity and video surveillance – threats, vulnerabilities and best practices
IBM outlines why the 'boom' moment is key to better security
Barracuda announces general availability of forensics and incident response offering
Gartner names SailPoint Leader in identity governance for the sixth time
Nuance announces updates to biometric fraud detection offering
A recent Nuance survey found 1 in 4 people have fallen victim to fraud in the last twelve months, each person losing an average of $2,000 due to inefficient passwords.
Forcepoint increases cloud security presence to cover 128 countries
This PoP expansion brings Forcepoint services to virtually anywhere in the world while delivering optimal security and productivity enhancing capabilities.
Atlassian to integrate Okta’s authentication solution in cloud products
This partnership enables Atlassian to focus on its core products while Okta solves for enterprise identity challenges, securing Atlassian customers.
Seven experts talk security automation & analytics
"It all comes back to understanding your capabilities, building your playbooks, and finding a tool that can help you automate. That’s the path you have to go take, because without automation, you’re an easy target.”
Malware hiding on popular content delivery networks - WatchGuard
Data also shows Kali Linux modules cracking malware top ten list and a dramatic year-over-year increase in overall malware volume.
Gartner: Top 10 government tech trends
“Public sector leaders expect government CIOs to find ways technology can reduce costs, create efficiencies and improve outcomes for citizens and businesses."
Symantec updates endpoint security offering
The Symantec Endpoint Security (SES) brings automated assistance with security management to evaluate risks and take action to secure their organisation.
Okta launches offerings for threat detection and remediation
UserInsight introduces suspicious activity reporting for end users, and HealthInsight brings customised, dynamic security best practice recommendations for administrators.
ComCom faces security breach from stolen computer equipment
The Commission was informed last week that more than 200 meeting and interview transcripts across a range of the Commission’s work were contained on computer equipment stolen in a burglary.
September’s top malware, Emotet botnet strikes again – Check Point
Check Point’s researchers report that the notorious botnet has been reactivated and is spreading active campaigns again.
ESG puts Juniper Networks security solutions to the test
With a multitude of solutions on the market, ESG decided to use malware attacks to evaluate market solutions like Juniper Networks’ automated threat detection and remediation.
Manage Windows 10 with the most simple, intuitive toolset available
Mobile Mentor’s solution comes with built-in best practice security policies, round-the-clock employee support and bundled endpoint management.
The key performance metrics to monitor for perfect server visibility
Organisations need to have server monitoring tools that cover the right performance indicators that fit the applications they have running on their servers.
IBM announces z15 with new data privacy capabilities
The IBM z15 is a new enterprise platform delivering the ability to manage the privacy of customer data across hybrid multicloud environments.
Sophos Cloud Optix SaaS offering now on AWS Marketplace
Endpoint and network security firm Sophos has now launched its Sophos Cloud Optix SaaS offering on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.
Are Fortune 500 companies failing at cyber security?
"Lax security and its resulting breaches have long-term repercussions for organisations as well as their customers, shareholders, partners, and other stakeholders."
Optimising applications for the modern workplace
An organisation’s ability to combine and connect legacy and SaaS enterprise applications, clouds, mobile apps and internal processes determines whether it soars or stumbles.
WatchGuard releases cloud-based service to automatically block phishing attempts
DNSWatchGO aims to fill security gap beyond the network perimeter, as new research shows 64% of remote users have fallen victim to a cyber-attack.
NetEvents announces Innovation Award finalists for 2019
Darktrace, Mellanox, and NetFoundry are amongst the finalists for this year’s NetEvents Innovation Awards 2019, in the fields of Cloud/Datacenter, internet of things (IoT), and cybersecurity.
The real cost of your organisation’s lack of cloud proficiency
38% of organisations have admitted that they struggle to keep up with the expertise required to maximise the return on investment in the cloud.
Most organisations exhibiting malicious RDP behaviour - report
Remote Desktop Protocol is a vital tool for managed service providers (MSPs) in their management of hundreds of client networks and systems.
Trend Micro named as leader in endpoint security
"The bullseye for cyber threats is corporate endpoints, making security solutions in this area a crucial component of any enterprise risk management strategy."
Disruptionware emerges as newest and nastiest cyber threat
Forescout and ICIT research has identified the rise of disruptionware and its threat to particularly operational technology environments.
Aura InfoSec grows Wellington team
Aura Information Security has selected Christo Gouws as its new senior security consultant.
BitSight and ServiceNow announce integrations improving cyber risk management
Together, BitSight and ServiceNow provide organisations with prioritised visibility and automated workflows to manage cyber risk.