Zscaler buys Edgewise, with its sight set on zero-trust
The acquisition indicates Zscaler's path towards improving the security of east-west communication, as well as its quest to achieve a zero-trust environment.
Cost-effective security key demand for MSPs
SolarWinds Niche Player in app monitoring Magic Quadrant
Cybercriminals seeking greater anonymity online, Trend Micro states
Digital heists: Attacks on financial institutions rise 238% in 3 months
Four tips for organisations to help future-proof their OT security strategy
New detection tool aims to catch Twitter bots in real time
40% of APAC consumers have dealt with personal data breaches
The Kaspersky report released today also found out that more than 20% of respondents in APAC are willing to sacrifice their privacy to gain a product or a service for free.
A winning proposition for critical infrastructure
When is a surveillance system more than a surveillance system? When it not only protects an organisation’s premises but also supports efficient, reliable operations, and health and safety.
Google most popular brand to impersonate in phishing campaigns - report
A new report from Barracuda released today shows 100,000 attacks impersonating reputable brands, with 65% of this figure using Google as a masquerade.
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
HackerOne hits $100M milestone with bug bounties
“We have arrived at the point in history where you are ignorant and negligent if you do not have a way to receive useful input from ethical hackers."
Kaspersky launches security assessment training program
Kaspersky says the program is designed give organisations the tools to ensure the security and of third-party applications that are integrated into their IT infrastructures.
FireEye unveils Cloudvisory: A multicloud security control centre
FireEye has announced the availability of FireEye Cloudvisory - a control centre for cloud security management across any private, public or hybrid security environment.
A definitive guide to cloud access security brokers
CASBs offer IT administrators granular access control and deep visibility over corporate data – critical functionality for organisations moving from internal, premises-based apps to the cloud.
Months on, many organisations still don't have secure remote access - report
The report analyses the extent to which businesses were prepared for the sudden shift into remote working due to COVID-19 restrictions, and analyses how organisations have adjusted to support remote workers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Managed services more popular than ever
However, a new Business Report indicates that MSPs could lose vital business if they don’t balance their portfolio services accordingly.
NVIDIA announces new Mellanox SmartNIC for the modern data center
NVIDIA says the new SmartNIC draws on software-defined, hardware-accelerated engines to alleviate the bulk of network and security processing power typically applied to CPUs.
Q1 2020 sees more data breaches than ever before
8.4 billion documents were leaked in the first three months of 2020, smashing records and setting a sombre tone for the year.
One in three ransomware attacks target business users
Ransomware has become a big challenge for many organisations, despite the attack method not being the most advanced threat.
LogRhythm launches Remote Workforce Visibility with promotion
"We want to help teams get ahead of this situation and ensure they have the resources they need to be confident in their security abilities."
Cybercriminals after money more than anything else - Verizon report
Of all the things cybercriminals aim to accomplish in their illicit activities, money still takes centre stage.
CrowdStrike expands Linux protection, adds machine learning prevention
CrowdStrike says its solution delivers proven breach prevention and visibility from its cloud-delivered platform via a single lightweight agent.
Five wine-tasting tips that should be applied to network security
What does network visibility really mean? Much like a blind wine tasting, we need to keep an open mind and trust what data is telling us without being biased by previous results.
Chinks in the armour: Why the post COVID-19 cloud is easy game for cybercriminals
Now’s the time for CIOs to pause and make sure their digital transformation projects are fit for today, and the future.
Rise in cyberattacks targeting the cloud as use of collaboration tools increase
“While we are seeing a tremendous amount of courage and global goodwill to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, we also are unfortunately seeing an increase in bad actors looking to exploit the sudden uptick in cloud adoption."
Thycotic launches DevOps Secrets Vault solution for greater cloud security
“DevOps Secrets Vault is a cloud-based vault that balances the security and velocity that DevOps teams require for this growing part of the enterprise attack surface."
Consumer password hygiene doesn't reflect cybersecurity threat in 2020
83% of internet users think up their own passwords, while 54% say they are unaware about how to check if any of their credentials have already been leaked, according to new research from Kaspersky.
VMware & partners mobilise enterprise business continuity in times of disruption
VMware says it has taken a ‘Connect, Accelerate, Scale, and Protect’ approach to protecting businesses and supporting enterprises with their business continuity plans.
Microsoft warns of huge email phishing scam
The phishing campaign installs NetSupport Manager remote admin tool to take over and execute commands.
Current security practices 'grossly inadequate' for protecting cloud infrastructures - report
"As cloud stacks become increasingly complex, with new technologies regularly added to the mix, what's needed is a holistic approach with consistent protection across the full cloud stack."
ExtraHop brings SaaS network detection and response solution to market
"Reveal(x) 360 is the culmination of a multi-year R&D investment to secure data centre, remote sites, and cloud workloads with frictionless deployment and actionable insights that can be securely accessed from anywhere.”
ESET included in Forrester Enterprise EDR report
The report provides an overview of the technology players in the EDR market and offers insights into understanding their capabilities.
How DDoS protection is like a car’s airbags
Just as someone would never remove the airbags from their car simply because they have never had a serious accident, so they should not cut back on cyber defences just because they hadn’t had a major attack in a while.
DigiCert receives top award from Frost & Sullivan thanks to agile approach
DigiCert has received the 2020 Global Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan, with specific focus on its global transport layer security (TLS) certificate market.
76% of execs losing sleep over being the next high-profile breach
Headline-grabbing security breaches of high-profile enterprises are becoming more common, fuelling the anxieties of business leaders who hope they're not next.
Sophos and Arcserve bolster alliance with two new solutions
The new solutions combine anti-ransomware and other threat-protection tech with immutable backup and disaster recovery capabilities.
Demand for VPNs soars in Hong Kong amid fears over Beijing crackdown
VPN provider Surfshark revealed it has seen a week’s worth of sales in just one hour within the city, indicating that locals feel their internet freedom is under attack.
Exabeam targets APJ with ‘significant investment’
Triples its team across the region and forms an exclusive partnership with Orca Tech in A/NZ as SIEM demand rises.
Intel creates 10th Gen vPro processors for 'next generation of business computing'
“Built for business, the Intel vPro platform is a comprehensive PC foundation for performance, hardware-enhanced security, manageability and stability,” says Intel.
Report: Tech industry most attacked sector
"The current global crisis has shown us that cyber criminals will always take advantage of any situation and organisations must be ready for anything."
IDC names Accenture APAC Leader in pro security services
Accenture was recognised as having one of the most comprehensive security advisory and security assessment offerings.
Former AWS executive joins Ping Identity
"Candace has deep expertise in enterprise security strategy and an acute understanding of the innovations that businesses require."
Cyber alert: tackling the unseen risk that could sink your business in 2020
A successful cyber attack can have many implications for your business, including a price tag you may be unwilling or unable to pay.