MITRE ATT&CK: A holistic cyber approach
"For a CTI program to be effective, an organisation needs to have a good idea of the threats they are facing, combined with the assessment of the likelihood and impact such an incident would have."
Trend Micro expands XDR capabilities through new platform
Okta's $6.5b Auth0 acquisition carves deeper path into identity market
WhiteHat: 50% of apps are vulnerable
ExtraHop reveals methods used by attackers in SUNBURST breach
Latest Tenable launch provides holistic approach to vulnerability management
Sophos announces collaboration with Qualcomm for PC security
2021 global salary guide: Cybersecurity, data analytics professionals in high demand
"Technology has been one of the most successful sectors throughout 2020 and that looks set to continue for the foreseeable future.”
Stalkerware remains significant problem throughout COVID lockdowns
Stalkerware remains a significant problem with more 50,0000 users affected globally in 2020.
Secureworks launches XDR security solution & MSSP program
Taegis is designed to expand the company’s threat detection and response capabilities.
Palo Alto Networks adds more incentives to NextWave partner program
This latest launch brings a significant set of enhancements, incentives and training to the company’s NextWave Partner Program.
Cyber-pandemic: The most notable cyber attacks of 2020
2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic saw employees move to remote working, keeping IT professionals on high alert for cyberattacks.
Creating a strong culture of security within organisations
CISOs worldwide are inherently aware of how significant investment in cybersecurity strategies and technologies can bolster an organisation’s protection against cyberattacks. However, many overlook the importance of culture when it comes to cybersecurity.
Millions of email attacks missed by organisations’ cyber security protection
"While organisations have invested in protection against email threats, many of these attacks slip through gateways, landing in users inboxes."
VPNs and zero trust security don't mix - Zscaler report
93% of organisations surveyed have deployed some kind of VPN, yet 94% know that VPNs are a popular target for cybercriminals.
Increase in emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks
"Cloud native apps and services are more vital than ever before, and any risk in the infrastructure has critical implications."
Microsoft to launch data center region in Indonesia
The region aims to bring Azure services and upskill an additional three million Indonesians.
Cloud-based email threats capitalising on chaos of COVID-19
Trend Micro blocked 16.7 million high-risk email threats that slipped past webmail providers' native filters, an increase of nearly a third on 2019 figures.
Y Soft adds to identity verification solution portfolio
Y Soft is adding to its portfolio of identity verification solutions with the release of a new secure identity verification for networked printers.
“Cybersecurity risk has never been greater," declares FortiGuard Labs
Adversaries are highly adaptable as they conduct sophisticated attacks, particularly against remote workers, digital supply chains, and core networks.
AppDynamics launches Cisco Secure Application to protect against vulnerabilities
AppDynamics, part of Cisco, has released Cisco Secure Application, a solution designed to simplify vulnerability management, defend against cyber attacks and protect applications.
Microsoft adds new ways to bring AI to the edge with Azure Percept
"The goal of the Azure Percept platform is to simplify the process of developing, training and deploying edge AI solutions."
Rapid shifts to the cloud may leave organisations at higher risk of cyber threats
While cloud migration isn’t simple, it can be enabled and improved using the right security tools.
Connected car technology vulnerable to cyber attacks - Trend Mirco
there are ample opportunities for attackers looking to abuse connected car technology."
Kaspersky ranked number one in channel partner satisfaction
“Being recognised for the second consecutive year as the number one cybersecurity vendor for channel satisfaction, reflects the investment we have made in the Kaspersky United partner program over the past two years."
Vulnerability disclosures back to expected rates despite COVID disruption
The total number of vulnerabilities in 2020 is on track to exceed 2019.
Cyber-risk to critical infrastructure reaches all-time high — report
New research from Nozomi Networks Labs found that attackers are doubling down on high-value targets and weaponising the software supply chain.
Research reveals increase in critical, low complexity vulnerabilities
2020 saw a large spike in physical and adjacent vulnerabilities, likely due to the proliferation of IoT and smart devices in use and being tested by researchers.
2021's Most Wanted: Emotet continues reign as top malware threat
The Emotet trojan continues to reign as top malware in January, despite international law enforcement taking control of its infrastructure.
Covid-19 sees rapid cloud adoption, rise in double-extortion ransomware
“We need to act now to stop this cyber pandemic spreading out of control."
Kaseya acquires RocketCyber to bring SOC solutions to more businesses
"With this acquisition, we've doubled down on our security investments to provide our customers with access to experts who can continuously monitoring their IT environments without the cost and complexity of disparate tools.”
Cybercriminals take bold steps forward as confidence soars - CrowdStrike report
Criminals are especially interested in targeting the supply chain as it enables them to go after multiple targets from a single intrusion point.
Endace and Corelight step in to enhance incident response workflows
Endace and Corelight have entered into a strategic partnership to deliver security teams with insights and detailed forensic data to further enable rapid incident response.
Women in tech: Equality journey not over
The idea of gender equality represents more than just physical bodies through doors. It is also the notion of perceptions, feelings, stereotypes and opportunity.
Countering the evolving threat of ransomware
Cyber-criminals will continue to change their methods to maximise the chance of success, writes Zscaler regional vice president and A/NZ country manager Steve Singer.
Microsoft, Facebook and PayPal most impersonated brands during phishing attacks
Microsoft has maintained its position as the brand most often found in phishing emails, followed by Facebook and PayPal.
Veeam reports growth as demand for modern data protection increases
“Even with the unforeseen challenges and circumstances that began in early 2020, Veeam continued its rapid growth with its second consecutive year of bookings over $1 billion."
CISOs, don't underestimate the importance of soft skills
There is increasing importance on Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) having and developing the skill of emotional intelligence, a new report states.
Cybersecurity spending for critical infrastructure to surpass US$105 billion in 2021
The brunt of security spending is still first and foremost focused on IT networks, systems, and data security from a defensive perspective.
Quantum extends Veeam partnership in a bid to protect against ransomware
“Quantum continues to expand its partnership with us and we are pleased to add ActiveScale object storage to a select group of S3 targets that can provide robust ransomware protection for our joint customers."
How to stay ahead of the next cyber breach
With so many people working from home, the corresponding surge in app usage, unmanaged devices, web traffic and accessing internal resources is making security a much trickier prospect.
WatchGuard rolls out updates to bring greater security to MSPs
"WatchGuard Cloud’s continued evolution is lowering the barrier to entry for MSPs to add security to their portfolios and solidifying it as the management platform of choice for the security channel.”
IWD 2021: LogRhythm VP on recognising the skills women bring to the table
"There is an opportunity for IT companies to strengthen their learning and development pipeline and help women acquire the relevant skills."