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ExtraHop CEO retires, IT veteran Patrick Dennis steps in
Dennis will work alongside the ExtraHop executive leadership team to increase the company's current momentum and accelerate operations.
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Qualys adds advanced remediation capabilities to Cloud Platform
The new update enables organisations to fix asset misconfigurations, patch OS and third-party applications, and deploy custom software.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Trend Micro integrates with AWS Gateway Load Balancer for improved security function
Cloud security firm Trend Micro has announced its hybrid cloud security integration with the newly launched AWS Gateway Load Balancer.
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System integrator
Advanced Security buys local electronic security integrator
Advanced Security Group has added another company to its portfolio – this time it’s South Island-based electronic security integrator VIP Security.
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Managed Services
Datto launches latest SaaS Protection solution for MSPs
Datto states that these enhancements come at a critical time as businesses worldwide have shifted to distributed work models and accelerated their move to the cloud, increasing the demand for managed services.
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Internet of Things
NCC Group chosen to help improve IoT security standards for all sectors
“At NCC Group, security is in our DNA and that's why we're excited to work with the ioXt Alliance in raising security standards within the IoT ecosystem."
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Managed Services
Siemplify launches cloud-native security platform for SOCs and MSSPs
“The combination of an on-premises deployment, time-consuming playbook creation and a lofty price tag has traditionally put SOAR out of reach for all but the highest end of the market."
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Network Security
ExtraHop brings SaaS network detection and response solution to market
"Reveal(x) 360 is the culmination of a multi-year R&D investment to secure data centre, remote sites, and cloud workloads with frictionless deployment and actionable insights that can be securely accessed from anywhere.”
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One Identity boosts database security with Microsoft SQL Server support
One Identity has announced its One Identity Safeguard solution now supports Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2019 database environments.
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Point of Sale / POS
Kaspersky improves security for ATMs and PoS systems
Kaspersky has launched a new version of its Embedded Systems Security which has improved security for ATMs in remote areas with a 2G internet connection.
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New DXC healthcare solution enables remote patient engagement
"With speed, scale, flexibility and continuous innovation, DXC Technology prepares traditional healthcare organisations to become major digital-health enablers.”
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HID ships new readers line with host of smart features
The HID Signo line focuses on system deployment and management while enabling businesses to also meet advanced security requirements of today.
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Ring releases advanced doorbell security in NZ
“With the launch of Ring Door View Cam in Australia, Ring now offers a video doorbell for nearly every type of home."
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Advanced Security named as NZSA Security Integrator of the Year
The company also won an award for staff retention and development, and one of its staff was recognised as professional of the year in his sector.
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Businesses ignoring security when investing in new tech
Only a quarter of organisations are prioritising security when it comes to technology investment, according to a new report by Advanced. 
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Axis Communications awards A/NZ partners
The vendor is due to release a fresh campaign across A/NZ targeting the audio security market in 2019.
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Biometric security
Biometric speedgate comes to New Zealand and Australia
A secure speedgate utilising advanced biometric technology is now available in Australia and New Zealand.
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Hybrid Cloud
Hybrid cloud security big concern for business leaders
A new study highlights that IT and security professionals have significant concerns around security for hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments.
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Application Security
JASK prepares for global rollout of their AI-powered ASOC platform
The JASK ASOC platform automates alert investigations, supposedly freeing the SOC analyst to do what machines can’t. 
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Why Microsoft is in the security business for all the right reasons
Our perception of Microsoft and it's presence in the cyber-security sector needs updating
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Advanced Security Group buys Nelson electronic security integrator
Industrial integrated security solutions provider Advanced Security has purchased Nelson-based electronic security integrator Nelbay Solutions.
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Advanced Security brings autonomous surveillance robot to NZ market
The robot is designed to improve safety for human guards by working together and removing humans from dangerous situations.