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Kiwis know security is important, but they're not doing much about it
Only 49% of respondents use antivirus software and even fewer – just 19% - change their passwords regularly.
21 Mar 2019
AI in cybersecurity stamping out menacing fileless attacks
Ziften's Logan Gilber believes the difference between traditional and AI-based cybersecurity systems is a matter of “teaching” versus “learning”.
30 Jan 2019
Carbon Black updates endpoint security solution
Cb Protection 8.1 includes a new “File Delete” feature, allowing customers to meet PCI DSS standards to replace legacy antivirus.
31 Aug 2018
WatchGuard launches new AI Antivirus, UTM appliance
The latest version of Fireware OS introduces new IntelligentAV service for malware detection. Testing of new M270 appliance shows impressive speed.
03 Aug 2018
Cylance brings AI antivirus solution into the home
After seeing widespread success in the business and enterprise world, smart cybersecurity has now found its way into the home.
25 Jul 2018
VirusTotal takes proactive approach to eliminating false positives
Alphabet-owned antivirus service VirusTotal is cracking down on false positives – and solving a massive problem for software developers.
21 Jun 2018
Australia's law firms facing 'serious but not insurmountable' cyber flaws
"Trials could also be affected if key documents related to arguments are inaccessible due to a ransomware attack."
29 May 2018
Why antivirus peace of mind doesn’t have to cost you… anything
Is it really possible to get a robust antivirus solution for free?
24 May 2018
Why security suites are ousting traditional antivirus programs
In recent years, user privacy and security have become paramount, while criminals attempt to coerce, steal and manipulate users for their data.
23 May 2018
Macs under attack – what you can do to secure your device
The status quo has shifted as increasing amounts of malware are written to specifically target Macs.
22 May 2018
Going beyond antivirus with Trend Micro's Maximum Security
With the widening scale of cyber threats targeting consumers, its crucial that our security solutions simultaneously protect every type of device.
16 May 2018
Antivirus solution protects privacy in the era of social media
What measures are you taking to secure your social media accounts?
14 May 2018
Arm your battle stations: Ransomware is growing like the plague
‘Your files have been encrypted. You have 24 hours to pay or your data will be destroyed’.
30 Apr 2018
Survey finds businesses stung with $16m hidden cybersecurity costs every year
New research from Bromium has found the hidden costs of 'detect-to-protect' security are immense with businesses being blindsided every year.
09 Feb 2018
Kaspersky taps ex-Microsoft talent for APAC channel head role
Naina Parhar will be responsible for spearheading the company's local channel transformation.
09 Jan 2018
Script-based cyber attacks rise as threat actors choose stealth
WatchGuard Technologies’ latest quarterly Internet Security report has revealed a massive increase in scripting attacks and malware.
14 Dec 2017
US Govt & Kaspersky in dispute over cyberespionage claims
The fiasco comes after DHS suspected a link between Kaspersky officials and Russian intelligence that could potentially risk US national security.
18 Sep 2017
Hackers speak: Privileged accounts best way to steal data
From the mouths of the hackers themselves, organisations’ privileged accounts are the most attractive targets for gaining access to critical data.
25 Aug 2017
Cylance announces AI-driven next generation consumer antivirus
CylancePROTECT Home Edition uses AI to extend smart, simple security that prevents execution of malware from corporate office to home office.
04 Aug 2017
The need for internet security on your devices
At home or at work, on a mobile device or on a network, Trend Micro covers all aspects of cybersecurity.
29 May 2017
IObit & Malwarebytes spat continues as ‘legitimate’ program is blacklisted as PUP
"This example of vicious competition goes against IObit's ultimate mission; to offer the best service for our customers. We may resort to the law."
03 Apr 2017
CrowdStrike’s new APAC vice president says it's an exciting time as revenue soars
CrowdStrike experienced 660% total revenue growth and 675% in total bookings of new business last year.
14 Mar 2017
Cylance outshines competition in AV testing stakes
AI security provider Cylance has beaten five of the top legacy AV vendors in a test designed to analyse unknown and known malware detection.
15 Feb 2017
Carbon Black claims ‘breakthrough’ approach to endpoint security
Carbon Black has eyed endpoint security market, with the launch of a new solution that it claims stops more attacks than machine learning antivirus.
07 Feb 2017