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Half of online traffic in 2024 generated by bots, report finds
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gaming
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application security
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technology gifts
Bad bots accounted for nearly half of all global internet traffic in 2024, hitting their highest ever level since monitoring began in 2013, warns cybersecurity leader Imperva.
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Steps to achieving cohesion across the security stack
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Securing the digital landscape: Visibility, API security, and flexible integrations are key to building a cohesive cybersecurity infrastructure.
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Zombie APIs: the resident evil in too many businesses
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cloud services
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testing
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it training
The unchecked use of Zombie APIs in businesses has underscored a rising cybersecurity threat, with attackers exploiting these neglected interfaces and costing firms up to $75bn annually.
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Upwind adds API security to its cloud platform amidst rising threats
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Upwind enhances its cloud security platform with real-time API threat detection response capability amid a surge in API usage and corresponding security risks.
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Titans of Tech - Ameya Talwalkar of Cequence Security
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breach prevention
Meet Ameya Talwalkar, the Founder and CEO of Cequence Security, who are transforming digital security with its innovative and comprehensive approach to API vulnerabilities.
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Largest navigation device maker combats bots with Cequence's API Spartan
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Fighting against costly bot attacks, the world's largest navigation device manufacturer has turned to Cequence's advanced bot detection and mitigation solution, API Spartan.
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WSO2 rolls out Identity Server 7.0 with advanced features
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iam
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idaas
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user interface
WSO2 launches WSO2 Identity Server 7.0, an industry-first open-source identity and access management solution.
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Fastly pairs with Monoova to enhance transaction security
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cloud services
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public cloud
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cto
Australia's top payments automation provider, Monoova, selects global edge cloud leader, Fastly, to enhance transaction security and support its growing customer base.
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APIs become the leading attack vector, cybersecurity research shows
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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research
Cybersecurity firm Imperva has found that 71% of last year's web traffic was linked to APIs, acting as a major attack vector due to organisations' insufficient visibility, leading to a sharp rise in targeted attacks.
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Noname Security joins top-tier firms on coveted CRN 2024 Security 100 list
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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cybersecurity
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noname security
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api security
Noname Security, a top-tier API security platform provider, propels itself onto the distinguished CRN 2024 Security 100 list, spotlighting the company's innovative and collaborative approach to cybersecurity.
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Rise in Valentine's Day scamming on dating apps, warns Cequence Security
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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threat intelligence
This Valentine's Day, Cequence Security's alarming research reveals an increase in scamming activity on dating apps, with fraudsters posing as romantic prospects to exploit users financially.
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Securing APIs in 2024: Top challenges for CISOs
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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In 2024, securing APIs emerges as a critical task for CISOs, with 92% of organisations experiencing breaches due to increasing API adoption and sophisticated AI-powered hacking techniques.
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Trello data breach exposes 15 million users' details on Dark Web
Sun, 28th Jan 2024
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data protection
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dark web
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project management
Trello has suffered a data breach compromising the details of 15 million users, sparking questions over the security measures at parent company, Atlassian.
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Cequence Security & Vercara to enhance API protection
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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partner programmes
Cequence Security and Vercara have partnered to boost API protection, with Vercara incorporating Cequence’s UAP platform offering comprehensive security against cyber threats and supporting businesses to safely scale applications.
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AI-driven cyberattacks and defences to create a battle of algorithms in 2024
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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cloud security
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ai
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cybersecurity
In 2024, it’s clear that cybersecurity will remain a top priority for organisations and governments worldwide.
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Cloudflare reports rise in API threats & DDoS shifts
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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firewall
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gaming
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advanced persistent threat protection
New report warns of a rise in API-based cyber threats as businesses digitise, alongside escalating DDoS activities targeting specific sectors and regions.
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Traceable AI hires Brian McDonough as Chief Revenue Officer
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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application security
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partner programmes
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breach prevention
In a bid to enhance growth, AI security firm, Traceable AI, hires Brian McDonough, a former team member of Snyk and Recorded Future, as Chief Revenue Officer.
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Imperva forecasts 2024 cybersecurity challenges and evolving threat landscape
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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phishing
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email security
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breach prevention
Imperva predicts GenAI’s growing influence in cybersecurity, posing a shifting threat landscape, with a looming need for novel security strategies by 2024.
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Cybersecurity firm Cequence joins Microsoft's Security Copilot Private Preview
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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microsoft
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai
Cybersecurity firm Cequence Security is participating in Microsoft's Security Copilot Private Preview, leveraging their Microsoft Security expertise.
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Imperva warns of escalating business logic attacks in APAC enterprises
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Imperva warns of rising business logic attacks on APAC's firms, with traditional security measures deemed ineffective.
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Cequence brings API protection to HPE GreenLake Marketplace
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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compliance
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exploits
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fraud
Cequence Security offers first-ever API protection on the HPE GreenLake Marketplace, promoting visibility, reduced costs, and minimised business risks.
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Protect your APIs from cybercriminals before it's too late
Thu, 21st Sep 2023
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network management
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firewall
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network security
API vulnerabilities are becoming prime targets for cyberattacks, costing companies millions. Protect your APIs with strong security measures.
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Salt Security announces a technical ecosystem partner program
Thu, 24th Aug 2023
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testing
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application security
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partner programmes
The program shares strategies to enrich customers’ API ecosystems with the Salt platform’s API adaptive intelligence.
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How to understand IDOR vulnerabilities for your protection
Thu, 3rd Aug 2023
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cybersecurity
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cequence
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Once a customer is aware of the endpoints they have, instrumenting them for security posture becomes the next priority.