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Why cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks
Crypto-jacking attempts are making the biggest impact so far this year.
Smart buildings spark cautionary tale for privacy concerns
"You could quite reasonably be uncomfortable knowing you’re being monitored, even if you know that it’s helping reduce the environmental footprint."
APAC ahead of US and EMEA in AI security adoption - Osterman
Companies realise they need to improve the way they manage security and policy, and they also realise that automating workflows and processes is key.
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Domain Name Commission
Internet of Things
Acronis Disaster Recovery Cloud
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
A step-by-step guide to starting the security discussion with your executives
Your organisation has “jewels” in your servers and critical endpoints: Data.
E-book: The quick MSP guide to Security-as-a-Service
You may have a great security offering in you -aaS portfolio, but how do you know if it's the right one? And what could it cost you if it isn't?
The features that should be front and centre when evaluating SIEMs
According to Frost & Sullivan, SIEM can either be an enabler or a retardant and there's a thin line between the two - here's the key attributes.
Review: Cut through the noise with AI-driven threat analytics
SANS has provided an independent review of a new AI analytics solution designed to rescue businesses 'drowning in data' from SIEM platforms.
Why the Lazarus group poses a massive threat to businesses
Heightened cyberheist activity by the notorious Lazarus group could give rise to more fake supply chain attacks.
Cybersecurity risks that can result from Balkanisation in cyberspace
"We can clearly see that the utopia of a borderless digital global village is coming to an end."
Remote administration tools bring unexpected threats to industrial networks
According to a report published by Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT, RATs are incredibly widespread across all industries.
Exclusive: Aruba APAC CTO talks next steps for the region
“So suddenly, in our region, we have become almost early adopters of these new shifts in technological revolutions.”
Cyber threat spotlight: Kiwis report more, lose less in Q2
CERT NZ’s April-June 2018 Quarterly Report suggests that cyber threats – and the amount of people who are reporting them – are once again on the rise, and fewer people are losing money.
Nozomi Networks and The Missing Link team up to deliver industrial cybersecurity solution
Threat actors are increasingly targeting industrial control systems (ICS) in manufacturing and critical infrastructure.
The good and bad of Office 365 security
Let’s start with the positives. Office 365 adoption, and going cloud in general, is good for security.
CrowdStrike and Secureworks partner to integrate UEBA and endpoint protection platform
When the joint offering becomes generally available, both Secureworks and CrowdStrike customers will have access from additional countermeasures driven by the integration.
Domain Name Commission wins lawsuit against US intelligence firm DomainTools
"The ruling temporarily puts to an end DomainTools’ bulk harvesting of .nz domain holders’ personal information and selling that data for a profit."
How voice biometric solutions reduce friction and cut fraud
"By deploying voice biometric solutions, organisations are able to authenticate customer transactions instantly."
Pseudo-ransomware Xbash targeting Linux and Windows discovered
Xbash is data-destructive; destroying Linux-based databases as part of its ransomware capabilities.
New online tool helps organisations evaluate security maturity
The report also assigns a current security maturity tier and compares the organisation’s results to peer benchmarks.
Research finds majority of businesses failing to comply with GDPR
70% of companies couldn’t fulfil data access and portability requests within the GDPR-specified one-month time limit.
2018 proves to be a mixed bag of severe cyber threats, report finds
There are more than 100,000 known vulnerabilities that are open to exploitation from attackers.
BlackBerry to roll out EoT platform by end of 2018
BlackBerry has unveiled a new Enterprise of Things (EoT) platform that enables OEMs to produce ‘things’ with high levels of security and safety.
Interview: CA Technologies explores the state of digital trust in APJ
A recent survey by CA Technologies found that 40% of APJ executives have sold customer data, although many cybersecurity pros aren’t actually aware that this happened. How is this possible?
Protecting New Zealand in the new cybercrime threatscape
New Zealand’s businesses are digitally transforming, supported by good internet infrastructure, and immersed in a culture of innovation.
WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication solution aimed at SMBs
WatchGuard’s AuthPoint solution is a cloud service that can be deployed and managed from any location without the need for expensive hardware components.
Entry deadline extended for the 2018 iSANZ Awards
New Zealand’s talented security businesses and individuals now have extra time up their sleeves to enter this year’s iSANZ awards.
Exclusive: Simplifying data management, protection and recovery
"It is more critical than ever that organisations know what data they have and where that data is located."
Fortinet adds network access control solution for IoT
FortiNAC provides visibility and control of IoT services and automated response to threats at scale in multi-vendor environments.
Why enterprises are still grappling with data loss
Survey results show that many organisations are not following baseline best practices for data protection and disaster recovery.
Yubico to provide hardware security key with Okta’s MFA
YubiKeys, hardware-based protection in the form of physical devices, provide an option for a second factor in Okta MFA.
Our new look: A user experience revolution and a stronger content focus
We’re excited about how this new look reflects what we believe in delivering.
Bitdefender invests in APAC with acquisition of SMS eTech business line
From its base in Melbourne, the new Bitdefender Australia office will retain all current employees of SMS eTech working on the Bitdefender business line.
emt Distribution signs exclusive A/NZ deal for malware analytics
VMRay’s malware analysis solution to helps to deepen partner’s capabilities to evaluate the cyber threat landscape
HID Global releases new access control solution into A/NZ market
SMBs are 4x more likely to be victims of crime than homes are, a statistic HID Global is looking to tackle with its latest security solution.
New research reveals which employees are being targeted for why
Individual contributors and lower level management account for nearly two thirds (60%) of highly targeted attacks within an organisation.