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Cybersecurity
A deeper dive into the false positive quandary
False positives are often used as a key metric by decision-makers trying to identify the effectiveness of a cybersecurity solution.
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Artificial Intelligence
Darktrace updates flagship platform to aid security teams
"When developing Darktrace Cyber AI products, our goal is to augment and uplift the security team to make the task at hand more efficient."
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Ransomware
Major technology manufacturer stops ransomware attack with AI
Darktrace has announced that one of its customers successfully interrupted a Babuk ransomware attack with its Autonomous Response technology, Antigena.
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Artificial Intelligence
What is Autonomous Response and how does it work across the enterprise?
With cyber-attacks getting faster and more furious, human teams alone cannot always be relied on to initiate a timely response.
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Artificial Intelligence
Darktrace’s Cyber AI Analyst now runs open investigations
Darktrace, a global cybersecurity AI company, has announced significant enhancements to its flagship Cyber AI Analyst product. 
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Artificial Intelligence
Protecting Australia’s critical infrastructure with AI
In December 2015, an unprecedented cyber-attack against a power grid left nearly a quarter of a million people without electricity for hours in Ukraine. And though this incident occurred overseas, Australia is not immune to threats against critical infrastructure.
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Cyber attacks
IT and comms top sectors targeted by cyber criminals, AI provides a solution
“Over the last 12 months, it is clear that attackers are relentlessly trying to access the networks of trusted suppliers in the IT and communications sector."
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Ransomware
Increase in ransomware attacks targeting organisations during the holiday period
Researchers also observed a 70% average increase in attempted ransomware attacks in November and December compared to January and February. 
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Darktrace?
Darktrace is a cybersecurity company, specialising in AI-powered cyber-defence.
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Cybersecurity
How Self-Learning AI is changing the paradigm of endpoint security
Self-Learning AI is set to change the game for endpoint security – detecting the novel and sophisticated attacks that cause so much disruption today. 
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Cybersecurity
The unintended consequences of cyber attacks
In 1988, a Harvard graduate began an experiment to see how many computers were connected to the Internet. 24 hours later, 10% of all computers around the world had been taken down.
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Malware
Emotet malware is on a rampage after months of silence
CERT agencies around the world are reporting a surge in cyber attacks related to the Emotet malware, which is being distributed by email.
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GDPR
Experts comment on Facebook’s 50 million user credential leak
Barracuda Networks, Sophos, RedLock, and Darktrace offer their views on the data leak that affected close to 50 million accounts.
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Healthcare
Cryptomining and IoT attacks gunning for healthcare industry
Medical staff now carry multiple connected devices with them, including personal devices that lack appropriate security controls.
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Machine Learning
Darktrace's rapid global expansion paying off to tune of $1.25b
Five-year-old cybersecurity firm Darktrace has ended its financial year with more than US $400 million worth of contracts.
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Artificial Intelligence
Q&A: Darktrace explains how AI influences cybersecurity
“Without AI, cybersecurity doesn’t have a hope of coping with inevitable digital growth.”
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Machine Learning
Grant Thornton Australia strengthens cyber defences with Darktrace security
Growth advisory firm Grant Thornton Australia has partnered with IT service provider The Missing Link to deploy Darktrace cybersecurity.
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Machine Learning
Darktrace deploys AI security for Western Australia law firm
Western Australia law firm Jackson McDonald has beefed up its information security with AI technology from Darktrace.
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Artificial Intelligence
Interview: Darktrace's APAC expansion, AI-led cybersecurity and the secret of success
Darktrace’s Sanjay Aurora on developments in AI-led cybersecurity, threat detection and the company’s expansion in APAC.
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Cloud
Winners of the IoT, Cloud & Cybersecurity Innovation Awards announced
Alongside the six company categories, which are segmented into Innovation Leaders and Hot Start Ups, there was one special award.
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Machine Learning
Queensland govt body one-ups cyber threats through Darktrace tech
“Anticipating and pre-empting every security risk is practically impossible in the face of ‘unknown unknowns’ and insider threats."
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Security intelligence
Darktrace joins UK Prime Minister on trade mission to Japan
Darktrace EMEA CEO Poppy Gustafsson is one of a select group of business leaders accompanying UK Prime Minister on a trade mission to Japan.
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Artificial Intelligence
Korean insurance provider detects insider threat through AI
Korean insurance provider KB Life has taken on Darktrace machine learning technology to prevent cyber threats.
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Cybersecurity
Darktrace continues push in South Africa after signing on major clients
Darktrace is continuing its journey into the South African cybersecurity market, celebrating an ‘exponential’ increase in total contract value.