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Cybersecurity
BlackBerry Cylance: Latest report reveals global attack surface expansion
"New techniques to obscure malicious payloads and distribute attacks across multiple organisations paid off for threat actors in 2019."
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BlackBerry
BlackBerry creates R&D lab to stay on security's cutting edge
BlackBerry has created a new cybersecurity research and development (R&D) unit comprised of more than 120 security experts to drive the company’s mission to drive security innovation.
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Cybersecurity
Cylance report looks into questionable pentesting practices
The report demonstrates how the line distinguishing pentesting exercises from actual threat actor behaviour has thinned.
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Cybersecurity
BlackBerry launches new threat hunting solution
CylanceGUARD is a subscription-based offering that validates, triages, analyses, prioritises, and automates analyst and incident engagement.
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Artificial Intelligence
BlackBerry Cylance to receive IRAP certification
Company becomes first endpoint security provider to complete assessment to deliver native AI security to Australian federal agencies.
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Artificial Intelligence
AI-driven security is no longer optional: "It's a requirement"
“The adoption of AI is critical for security teams to gain predictive advantage, particularly to protect against malware and to detect and respond to traditionally evasive non-malware threats."
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Artificial Intelligence
Cylance announces native AI platform with predictive EDR
The Cylance AI platform can run as a self-driving security operations centre (SOC), where response to active threats can be initiated without human intervention.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
CylancePROTECT now available on AWS Marketplace
Customers now have access to CylancePROTECT for AI-driven protection across all Windows, Mac, and Linux (including Amazon Linux) instances.
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Smart Home
CUJO AI and Cylance partner to secure connected homes
63% of providers still use DNS blacklisting for end-user protection, and 45% do not feel confident they are ready to manage internet of things (IoT) security.
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Cylance
Cylance launches virtual CISO
Cylance has launched a virtual CISO service to give a helping hand to enterprises that need stronger security resources but may lack a real-life CISO.
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Endpoint Protection
Cylance makes APIs available in endpoint detection offering
Extensive APIs enable security teams to more efficiently view, enrich, and contextualise real-time intelligence collected at the endpoint to keep systems secure.
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Artificial Intelligence
BlackBerry buys out cybersecurity AI firm Cylance
“We are eager to leverage BlackBerry’s mobility and security strengths to adapt our advanced AI technology to deliver a single platform.”
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UEBA
Securonix and Cylance partner to drive end-to-end security offering
The two products will provide security operations centre (SOC) teams with a view of both cloud and endpoint security events.
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Artificial Intelligence
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.
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Cybersecurity
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.
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Cylance
Taking the right cybersecurity precautions in China - Cylance
China is already Australia’s largest import and export trading partner, and President Xi Jinping recently implied that it’s unlikely to slow down.
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Endpoint Protection
KPMG and Cylance team up to secure enterprise endpoints
The alliance with Cylance adds AI-enabled endpoint security technology to KPMG’s portfolio of security strategy and roadmap services.
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Cloud Security
Cylance extends security products to hybrid environments and private networks
Over half of technology leaders cite security as the greatest challenge to both private and hybrid clouds.
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Cylance
Cylance makes three Aussie hires in the name of A/NZ expansion
The cybersecurity company has appointed a national marketing manager, an enterprise sales manager, and a senior sales engineer.
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Ransomware
Food industry hit hardest by malware in 2017 - report
Businesses in the food industry were hit hardest by various types of malware in 2017 – a trend that is relatively unchanged from the previous year.
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VMware
Results for Dell Technologies Capital after first year out of stealth
The company has announced strong exit & investment momentum in its first year out in the open, focusing on tech startups in AI, ML, & cybersecurity.
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Endpoint Protection
Unisys teams up with Cylance to offer managed security services with endpoint protection
“In teaming with Cylance, we help clients leverage AI and machine learning on their endpoint, as well as automation of management activities."
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Cybersecurity
Verizon unveils new tech to transform security decision making
The Verizon Risk Report assesses a company's security risks before advising what cybersecurity to invest in.
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Cybersecurity
Cylance recognises top local partners at APAC partner advisory council
Cylance says the awards recognise the instrumental role their partners have played in driving its recent APAC growth figures.