Security week stories
Samsung left Bixby & SmartThings code wide open to the public
Samsung's data leak: Secure apps myth busted as researcher exposes keys and code.
Another cryptocurrency exchange breached, but at least investors are safe
Binance hacked, £29m in Bitcoin stolen, users safe as firm taps reserve funds. Security under scrutiny.
What your privacy means to Google - and what it's doing about it
Google has declared that it’s all about making privacy work for everyone – despite its long-held reputation as an information harvester.
Exabeam plans to use $75m fund to leave legacy SIEM vendors in the dust
Exabeam secures £54m to disrupt SIEM market, targeting legacy giants with new innovation spree.
Paranoid Android? Examining three key trends in Android malware
It definitely doesn’t mean you are paranoid if you’re worried about Android security: the threat landscape is growing in every dimension.
Cybersecurity will only work if we put people first
Aussie data breaches reveal employee error; Tech not a fix-all for cyber threats, human-centric training urged.
Microsoft says NZ reasonably cyber secure, but don't get complacent
NZ leads in cyber safety but must stay alert, says report.
Leveraging cyber threat intelligence to benefit security posture
Cyber threat intelligence grows, yet 20% of firms question its value, reveals SANS survey.
It's 'lights out' for two more dark web marketplaces
Don’t be fooled if you see talk that Wall Street Market has been taken down – because it’s most likely not what you think.
D-Link security cams vulnerable to spying
ESET finds major flaws in D-Link camera, threatening privacy in Aus & NZ.
SecureWorks speeds up threat detection through analytics
SecureWorks has embraced software-as-a-service (SaaS) to protect customers and transform the detect-investigate-respond process towards cyber threats.
CyberX IIoT security app now available on Cortex security platform
Building on Cortex allows Palo Alto Networks Cortex partners to build cloud-based apps that deliver cybersecurity capabilities to joint customers.
Flashpoint announces new features on intelligence platform
The platform now features new dashboards and analytics, expanded datasets, chat services and communities, and industry alerting.
CrowdStrike: Improving network security with cloud computing solutions
Australian spending on public cloud services is expected to reach $6.5 billion this year according to Gartner.
Thycotic debunks top Privileged Access Management myths
Privileged Access encompasses access to computers, networks and network devices, software applications, digital documents and other digital assets.
Veeam reports double-digit Q1 growth
We are now focussed on an aggressive strategy to help businesses transition to cloud with Backup and Cloud Data Management solutions.
Risky business: Avoid putting all your eggs in one basket
Many businesses that transition to the cloud blindly rely on a single cloud service provider for day-to-day security.
Is your SD-WAN solution leaving you vulnerable?
Providing direct internet access to cloud-based applications has made deploying new security strategies designed for the distributed enterprise critical.
SD-WAN deployments up, but networking and security challenges persist
The report, commissioned by Barracuda Networks, includes data from more than 900 respondents in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
Vodafone and Telstra partner to bring security solutions to NZ
Vodafone security management services aim to help businesses navigate their security landscape and manage risk.
Why operational technology environments need to be secured
By understanding the cybersecurity risks in OT, decision-makers are better placed to make smart buying decisions.
Bitdefender expands offerings with RedSocks acquisition
RedSocks provides non-intrusive, real-time breach detection solutions and incident response services.
Trend Micro rebrands endpoint security offering
Trend Micro Apex One aims to redefine endpoint security with consistency across SaaS and on-premises deployments.
Frost and Sullivan recognises ForeScout’s achievements in NAC
ForeScout Technologies has announced it is the recipient of the Frost and Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award in the network access control (NAC) market.