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Exclusive: CrowdStrike’s roundup of threats so far in 2018
“Increasingly, we see criminal groups are also using the techniques and tradecraft that were typically the domain of nation states to break into companies.”
Organisations still can’t get access management right - One Identity
These and other findings paint a bleak picture of how many organisations approach IAM and PAM programs.
Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
Access to thousands of breached sites found on Russian underground market
A number of the available servers investigated by Flashpoint led analysts to conclude that most of the breaches are from either US, Russian, or German hosting services.
SD-WAN adoption growing, but MPLS is here to stay - report
The report represents 850 companies in five industries: manufacturing, healthcare, banking, financial services and insurance, healthcare, retail, technology.
Financial services breaches nearly triple in two years - Bitglass
“Financial organisations regularly handle sensitive, regulated data like home addresses, bank statements and Social Security numbers.”
Nearly 50% of businesses have yet to take control of password security - report
“Passwords continue to be a challenge to cybersecurity in the workplace, and attacks continue to grow in number and complexity every year.”
Exclusive interview: Gemalto’s channel strategy for A/NZ
Earlier this year, Gemalto appointed Tech Data as a distributor for its portfolio of SafeNet identity and data protection solutions in New Zealand.
New research reveals which employees are being targeted for why
Individual contributors and lower level management account for nearly two thirds (60%) of highly targeted attacks within an organisation.
Azure platform exploited the most for DDoS attacks – report
Research found a 35% increase DDoS attacks using public cloud server-based botnets from the previous 12 months.
Enterprise WLAN market still on the rise in Q2 2018
The combined consumer and enterprise WLAN market segments rose 1.9% year over year in the second quarter of 2018.
Report reveals 80% increase in email impersonation attacks
For every 50 emails inspected by email security solutions, there is one unstopped malicious link.
Why cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks
Crypto-jacking attempts are making the biggest impact so far this year.
APAC ahead of US and EMEA in AI security adoption - Osterman
Companies realise they need to improve the way they manage security and policy, and they also realise that automating workflows and processes is key.
Automation is causing an ICT job boom in Victoria
"The demand for digital skills in our economy is exploding."
APJ customers don’t really trust companies with their data - report
40% of APJ business executives surveyed admitted to selling consumer data.
Optical transport network equipment market declined in 2Q18 due to ZTE ban
“Now that the ZTE ban has been lifted, we think optical revenue from China will increase substantially in the second half of the year.”
A/NZ organisations are resetting their approach to collaboration technology
More than half of A/NZ employees consider work something they can do regardless of time or location.
Gartner Hype Cycle: Five technology trends critical to business longevity
These technologies promise to deliver a competitive advantage over the next 10 years.
Over 2,300 data breaches disclosed so far in 2018 - report
Phishing for and using the stolen credentials to access systems or services stands out as a particularly popular attack method.
Security professionals are considering black hat activity - report
49% of global mid-market professionals were most likely to suggest that it's easy to get into cybercrime without getting caught.
Exclusive: DDoS attacks up, spike in attacks on govt agencies
NETSCOUT has released its Arbor Active Threat Level Analysis System (ATLAS) report for the first half of 2018, exclusive on SecurityBrief.
A/NZ businesses are struggling to embrace digital transformation
A/NZ businesses are trailing behind their global counterparts when it comes to embracing disruptive technology.
DDoS attacks combining new and tried-and-true techniques
“DDoS attacks can be used as a smokescreen to steal money or to demand a ransom for calling off an attack.”
Survey: App dev is surging, but how are businesses doing it?
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.
Whitepaper: How to detect and respond to threats faster
This white paper uncovers how UEBA reduces your organisational risk and enables you to respond more quickly to attacks.
Whitepaper: How to build cloud policies your organisation can stand by
Done right, digital transformation can transform the way governments engage with citizens, make businesses more productive and help non-profits be more effective.
Whitepaper: An inside look at the benefits of cloud
"Cloud computing is revolutionising business, enabling organisations to move faster, spend less and deliver greater value."
MSP regulations are growing in number and severity – here’s a compliance guide
The growing number of cybersecurity breaches around the world has seen mounting pressure placed on MSPs for compliance.