Cybersecurity stories - Page 2
Lack of visibility cited as number one roadblock to robust security, report finds
“While it’s positive to see more leaders engaging in strategic approaches to securing their organisation, it’s important to keep their energy focused on the fundamentals of cybersecurity."
Ransomware, crypto scams & brute-forced passwords: Highlights from CERT NZ's Q2 report
The number of cybersecurity incidents in the second quarter of 2021 has risen to more than 1,350, accounting for $3.9 million in direct financial losses.
The challenges of improving software supply chain security
There is a glaring disconnect between executive concern and executive action when it comes to guarding against SolarWinds-style supply chain attacks.
Financial services organisations spend over $2.62 million on ransomware recovery
Mid-sized financial services organisations in Asia Pacific and Japan spent more than US$2.62 million on average recovering from ransomware attacks.
Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday announcement 'alarming'
Microsoft today pushed software updates to plug security gaps in its Windows software and related products.
Networked bot attacks increase as human-initiated attack levels fall
A new report reveals that bot attack volumes grew 41% year over year, with human-initiated attacks falling 29% in the first half of 2021.
usecure moves into APAC market through distie deal with rhipe
"usecure’s ability to drive proactive conversations about security and identify users’ individual risk areas is of great benefit in supporting secure user behaviour.”
The importance of securing cloud deployments with the right services
It’s important to choose a partner that can recommend fit-for-purpose solutions developed specifically for the organisation’s unique requirements.
Apple urgently patches exploits across several operating systems
"Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited," the company states.
Fortinet and Linksys joint venture launches enterprise security solution
Enterprise IT teams are struggling to enable their workforce to work effectively from anywhere while protecting their organisation from security threats.
Rise in cyberattacks, ransomware during COVID-19 boosts IT security skills
Increased security challenges during the pandemic offered IT teams a unique opportunity to build their cybersecurity expertise.
Constant threat of ransomware causing data protection headaches
Organisations are facing several data protection challenges driven by the constant threat of ransomware and the consumption of emerging technologies.
Ransomware shows why we need a bipartisan federal cybersecurity policy
Ransomware is the wake-up call, but the main event is quantum computing. We need to be ready, writes Senetas CEO and Votiro director Andrew Wilson.
Security experts weigh in on United Nations hacking breach
"This cyber attack on the United Nations demonstrates how valuable stolen credentials are to criminals."
BlackBerry enhances Microsoft 365 cybersecurity integration
BlackBerry UEM and Microsoft 365 customers can enjoy a secure version of modern authentication in the cloud, in addition to on-premises environments.
Interview: Blacklock Security pioneers pentesting as a service in Asia Pacific
We spoke to Blacklock's Nilesh Kapoor about Blacklock, a startup that is making waves in the penetration testing as a service space.
Synopsys announces overhaul of app security testing tool
Synopsys has announced the availability of new features of its Rapid Scan tool, which provides vulnerability detection for open-source code.
Fortinet to train one million people globally - helping close the cybersecurity skills gap
Fortinet has pledged to train one million people to help close the cybersecurity skills gap following the recent White House summit.
US$8 billion market for IoT security services on 4G and 5G networks by 2026
By 2026, IoT cellular connections will number more than 3 billion, with 4G LTE and LPWA networks bearing the brunt of these new connections.
A third of suspicious emails reported by employees are phishing
New research has found 33% of emails employees report as phishing are either malicious or highly suspect.
Attivo Networks launches credential-cloaking tool to deter data thieves
The tool is part of Attivo’s Endpoint Detection Net suite, and is aimed at enabling organisations to hide credentials from would-be attackers and their tools.
Infamous criminal ransomware group REvil is back
"The fact their sites are back online means they are, again, ready for business and have targets in mind."
What to know when considering zero trust digital transformation
The security landscape is constantly changing, but SASE can help organisations tackle countless security challenges.
Wake-up call required to defend APAC’s critical national infrastructure
Cyber-attacks across the Asia Pacific region have grown in sophistication and prevalence, and require effective incident response mechanisms to combat them.