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Cloud
CSIRO initiative set to bolster SME security in Australia
Australia's national science agency has created a program that looks to help SMEs working on complex cybersecurity matters.
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Cloud
Salesforce resets user passwords as GitHub breach investigation continues
Salesforce is increasing its security measures after a recent GitHub breach incident investigation reported in Heroku.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from CyberArk
Today we are joined by CyberArk regional manager for A/NZ Thomas Fikentscher, who gives us some expert insight into the company's Threat Landscape 2022 Report.
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Phishing
Retail and wholesale at significant risk of phishing attacks
New research from Zscaler has found that many retail and wholesale environments are at significant risk, with a 400% increase in phishing attacks being reported in the last 12 months.
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Cybersecurity
Advantage hires new senior cyber security engineer
Advantage has employed the services of Dr Bryce Antony in response to the increasing demand for cybersecurity mitigation strategies.
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Ransomware
ALPHV revealed as most advanced threat actor yet while ransomware attacks on the decline
Global cyber security and risk mitigation firm, NCC Group, has identified a considerable decrease in ransomware attacks in December 2021.
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Malware
Rackspace highlights top security challenges of today's organisations
Half of global IT leaders say they are not fully confident in their ability to respond to data, malware phishing, supply chain, ransomware, cloud, IoT and application attacks, according to Rackspace's global survey.