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Verizon unveils three new security solutions in expanded suite
“Now, more than ever, organisations need to be thinking differently about security, and leveraging cutting edge technology to help mitigate against cybercrime.”
Unfixable vulnerability found in Intel chipsets 'impossible' to detect
Positive Technologies says it is ‘impossible’ to detect this kind of key breach, and no firmware updates can fix the vulnerability.
2020 will be 'the year of mobile sneak attacks' - McAfee
Hidden apps are projected to be the cornerstone of the mobile sneak attack, with the McAfee report finding nearly 50% of all malicious activities in 2019 were from hidden apps.
Financial cybercrime happened 'almost continuously' in 2019
The CrowdStrike global threat report confirmed cases of data exfiltration have been rising, which can allow cyber attackers to leak and weaponise sensitive data gleaned from victims.
Sophos acquired for US$3.9 billion in cash
In a 168% premium to its IPO share price in June 2015, Sophos stockholders now receive $7.40 per share, according to the company.
90% of cyber attackers using defence evasion tactics - report
A VMware Carbon Black report widespread usage of the tactic, which ensures attacks are not detected.
Fortinet cyber threat report paints bleak picture
The report reveals cybercriminals are maximising global economic and political realities to further enable their goal.
Digital Guardian launches new security solution to bolster data protection
In the absence of skilled talent to employ in-house, organisations are increasingly steering towards adopting managed cybersecurity services.
Malware targeting IoT devices skyrockets as transactions rise 1,500%
According to the report, Zscaler customers are generating more than 1 billion IoT transactions per month in the Zscaler cloud.
Unisys launches latest version of its Stealth security software
The updated software provides protection for data in container and Kubernetes environments, with the aim of improving data centre security, Unisys says.
McAfee introduces security solution aimed at simplifying SASE adoption
McAfee Unified Cloud Edge was designed with a cloud-first mindset to simplify the implementation of SASE.
Fortinet introduces new AI to combat cybersecurity threats
FortiAI leverages deep learning known as Deep Neural Networks, which mimic neurons in the human brain.
Veeam announces new executive on heels of suite launch
The appointment comes as the company launches its latest data protection software suite.
Phishing URLs grew by 640% last year - report
“In the cybersecurity industry the only certainty is that there is no certainty, and there is no single silver bullet solution.”
Microsoft Azure and Firedome announce collaboration on IoT protection
The integration combines Azure Security Centre for IoT’s threat monitoring and recommendation service with Firedome’s protection and response capabilities.
Claroty reveals DoS vulnerability in Siemens protocol
The security breach represents the same protocol that was exploited by the Industroyer malware which attacked a Ukrainian power grid in 2016.
'Risky behaviour' observed in IT security pros and individuals - survey
The report found expectation and reality are often misaligned when it comes to the implementation of desirable security solutions.
IBM report projects evolution of phishing, ransomware and spoof tech
"The amount of exposed records that we're seeing today means that cybercriminals are getting their hands on more keys to our homes and businesses.”
2G and 3G networks are 'open doors' for cyber attacks
Security researchers have warned about SS7 for decades, however, the vulnerabilities have become more severe in recent years.
NEC announces partnership with Cisco amid increasing cyber threats
Both NEC and Cisco aim to begin rolling out network equipment from fiscal 2020.
DDoS attacks almost doubled in the last year - Kaspersky
According to a Kaspersky report, Sundays are becoming an increasingly popular day to attack.
Cyber-gangs using SSH identities to sell on the black market
Only 10% of organisations believe they have complete and accurate intelligence over all SSH machine identities.
DNA Connect signs on as nCipher’s newest A/NZ distributor
Rapid multi-cloud and IoT adoption drives deployment of data protection solutions.
Any internet user can order cyber attack for less than $20 - study
The study examines the effects of DDoS attacks and those of the countermeasures taken against them.