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'Cybernomics 101' report warns of GenAI empowered cyber attacks
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Barracuda Networks's Cybernomics 101 report warns that cybercriminals could leverage Generative AI to boost attacks' volume and effectiveness, revealing AI-enabled cybercrime concerns among 48% of Australian survey respondents.
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BackBox introduces Network Vulnerability Manager for organised risk assessment
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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compliance
BackBox launches Network Vulnerability Manager, a tool for automated risk assessment and efficient remediation.
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Insufficient investment in quantum-safe strategies concerns IT leaders
Fri, 20th Oct 2023
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encryption
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
Insufficient investment in quantum-safe strategies leaves global IT leaders feeling vulnerable, especially in the APAC region.
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Cato Networks extends ZTNA capabilities to include on-premises
Wed, 12th Jul 2023
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cybersecurity
A critical way to stop insider threats is by ensuring that users and IT administrators only have access to the necessary resources.
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Public Key Infrastructure adoption and the future of cyber risk
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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data protection
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iot
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regulation
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) naturally plays a big role as organisations need to make sure they have the right security solutions.
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Ponemon Institute study investigates challenges and opps of PKI
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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iot
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compliance
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cybersecurity
The study found that regulatory landscape and newer use cases such as cloud-based services and IoT that are driving the adoption of PKI.
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Insider threats cannot be eliminated but zero-trust can limit the damage
Thu, 10th Nov 2022
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data protection
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cybersecurity
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proofpoint
According to a Ponemon Institute study conducted, insider threats have increased in both frequency and cost over the past two years.
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New report finds Australia lagging behind with encryption strategies
Mon, 13th Jun 2022
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cloud services
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encryption
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data encryption
Australia falls behind global average in enterprise-wide encryption strategies, according to new study by Entrust.
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Email revealed to be riskiest channel for data loss
Wed, 25th May 2022
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email security
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dlp
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compliance
More than half (60%) of organisations experienced data loss or exfiltration caused by an employee mistake on email in the last 12 months.
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Divide between IT and OT teams hindering unified cybersecurity strategies
Fri, 12th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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cybersecurity strategy
Organizations are hindered by a cultural divide between IT and OT teams, preventing a unified cybersecurity strategy, a report from Dragos has found.
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Lack of visibility cited as number one roadblock to robust security, report finds
Fri, 17th Sep 2021
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application security
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malware
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devsecops
Ineffective metrics, operational inefficiencies, and lack of visibility hinder risk-oriented security posture, according to ReliaQuest and Ponemon Research.
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The large, less obvious costs of phishing attacks on organisations - report
Wed, 18th Aug 2021
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Proofpoint and the Ponemon Institute reveal that the cost of phishing attacks has almost quadrupled, with US companies losing an average of $14.8m annually.
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Cloud account takeovers present serious security risk to enterprises
Fri, 28th May 2021
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cloud security
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Cloud account compromises cost organisations millions of pounds a year, according to a new study by Proofpoint and Ponemon Institute.
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'Risky behaviour' observed in IT security pros and individuals - survey
Thu, 20th Feb 2020
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
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ponemon institute
The report found expectation and reality are often misaligned when it comes to the implementation of desirable security solutions.
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Thales: Organisations failing to protect sensitive data in the cloud
Wed, 9th Oct 2019
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storage
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cloud security
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multi-cloud
Study reveals cloud data growth outpaces security measures.
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Security teams spend 25% of their time chasing false positives
Wed, 7th Aug 2019
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it management
Over 25% of IT security time wasted on false positives, reveals Ponemon Institute study.
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Organisations putting stronger focus on data encryption – report
Tue, 2nd Apr 2019
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private cloud
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encryption
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compliance
Cloud data protection requirements continue to drive encryption use, with encryption across both public and private cloud use cases growing over 2018 levels.
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Migration away from on-prem data centres stalled by security
Thu, 7th Feb 2019
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colocation
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hybrid cloud
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storage
Despite the surging cloud adoption that is rife around the world, a new study has revealed there’s still a lack of understanding around security.
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Yubico report reveals troubling password behaviour
Wed, 30th Jan 2019
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passwords
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yubico
Some shocking results include that 57% of respondents who have experienced a phishing attack have not changed their password behaviours.
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Aus organisations need to lock down on data security
Wed, 14th Nov 2018
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encryption
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data protection
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gdpr
Aussie firms shift to proactive encryption for cloud-stored data despite skill gaps, reveals Thales study.
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Report finds AI is a key cybersecurity weapon in the IoT era
Thu, 4th Oct 2018
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cloud services
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iot
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nac
AI to the rescue as cyber threats escalate, reports Ponemon Institute.
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Cost of cyber attacks up 62% in five years - report
Tue, 3rd Jul 2018
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cios
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accenture
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study
Cyber attacks soar, costing firms $11.7m each on avg, a 23% rise since 2016.
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How to effectively address security challenges in a digital healthcare world
Wed, 23rd May 2018
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it in healthcare
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
It’s important for healthcare firms to maintain organisation-wide security that is both up-to-date and automated, says Wavelink.
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INTERVIEW: SolarWinds MSP security VP lays industry bare
Tue, 3rd Apr 2018
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ddos
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ransomware
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malware
​Cybercrime is a business and the rising number of attacks is not a result of criminals getting smarter -most businesses just have poor cyber hygiene.