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Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity in 2022: End of passwords, cybersecurity education and the compromised home
Poorly managed and weak passwords are a prime target for hackers, and organisations are responding by going password-less to remove this weakness all together.
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Cyber espionage
At least nine global organisations compromised by new active cyber-espionage campaign
A new active cyber-espionage campaign has compromised global organisations in the defence, education, energy, healthcare and technology sectors.
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Remote Working
Vodafone NZ launches new remote working security tool
Partnering with Palo Alto Networks, the solution uses advanced threat protection technology to safeguard users and ensures a secure remote working environment.
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Zero trust
No more security tradeoffs for SMBs or the branch office
Palo Alto Networks' PA-400 Series Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) allows small and medium-sized business to expand their zero trust network security to every branch.
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Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks introduces complete Zero Trust network security
 “We are making it significantly simpler for companies to adopt complete Zero Trust Network Security.”
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Cloud
Palo Alto announces new cloud location in Australia
The move will allow regional organisations in Australia to utilise several of Palo Alto’s high-performance solutions, as well as enabling these organisations to store their logs within Australian borders, the company says.
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Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto’s NZ partner award winners announced
The Awards recognise partners whose business models have adapted to customers' needs and delivered excellence.
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Education
Unitec becomes first member to join NZ Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy
The academy has been set up to provide technology and resources to help equip students with the next-generation cybersecurity knowledge and skills they will need to succeed in the rapidly changing cyber-threat landscape.
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Data Loss Prevention / DLP
Palo Alto launches enterprise data loss prevention service
The solution helps protect sensitive data at rest and in motion across every network, cloud and user access.
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Palo Alto Networks
BT Security shakes up roster of vendors after 'largest ever' partner review
BT says the decision to review their security partner base was driven by the recognition that many customers find it difficult to navigate today’s complex security landscape, as well as customers’ desire to have a ‘leaner set of partners’.
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Trend Micro
Google Cloud’s 2019 partner award winners
As Google Cloud continues to grow, here are the locally operating partners who are making strides with GCloud sales and services.
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Partner Programme
Kaspersky named top dog in Canalys channel satisfaction report
The company was named the top cybersecurity vendor for channel satisfaction after achieving the highest overall rating against 10 others.
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Network Management
SolarWinds updates network management portfolio
Aims to deliver expanded flexibility, scalability, and visibility across complex environments.
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Palo Alto Networks
Blame culture only makes data breaches worse
“The first lesson is that we need the victim to survive” - it is better to work together to learn from breaches than point the finger and shame.
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Partner Programme
Palo Alto changes up partner programme
The changes include a dedicated programme for managed services providers and a raft of new processes and initiatives.
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IT Automation
Don't let cyber attacks disrupt your business
Spending on security feels endless, without clear risk reduction; operations teams and analysts are overburdened.
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Cybersecurity
​Expert says pay-as-you-go cybersecurity model is the future
"Moving from a monolithic, capex-based, high investment to an on-demand, pay-as-you-go model with infinite capacity is clearly the way of the future."
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Cybersecurity
EXCLUSIVE: Palo Alto analyst unwraps mentality of cybercrime
Threat intelligence analyst Alex Hinchliffe discusses the constant rise of cybercrime, how it's changing, and the possibility of cyber warfare.
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Cloud Security
Palo Alto Networks forks out $300m cash to acquire Evident.io
In a move to extend its cloud security offerings, Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement with Evident.io.
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Cybersecurity
New data logging service allows actionable cybersecurity insights
Palo Alto's new service is for machine learning & advanced analytics in order to correlate potential threats & prevent successful cyber breaches.
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Palo Alto Networks
NEC NZ elevated to gold status in Palo Alto Networks channel program
NEC New Zealand’s move into emerging practices including cybersecurity has seen it garner Palo Alto Networks NextWave gold partner status.
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Cybersecurity
Take a look back at cybersecurity in 2016 with SecurityBrief Australia
New threats, new malware, new attacks, new chaos and new ways to fight back: A look back at Australian cybersecurity in 2016.
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Breach Prevention
The key to deterring cyber crims? Make an attack not worth their time
"Increasing the cost of an attack by forcing hackers to create new methods when they attempt to breach a system, will reduce the number of attacks."
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Malware
Palo Alto is winning the malware analysis game
Forrester described the Palo Alto’s strategy going forward as “comprehensive, covering prevention as well as detection and response.”