Kaspersky discovers zero-day exploit in Desktop Window Manager
While analysing the CVE-2021-1732 exploit, Kaspersky experts found another such zero-day exploit and reported it to Microsoft.
Ransomware and Microsoft Exchange attacks surging
Kroll completes Redscan acquisition, expands cyber risk portfolio
Microsoft Exchange breach a wake-up call to ditch the server
Over half of ransomware victims pay up - but does it work?
Cybercriminals influencing financial markets, report finds
Cohesity appoints its very first CISO
Attivo Networks expands Active Directory suite for greater protection
"We see Active Directory exploitation used in the majority of ransomware, insider and advanced attacks. We are pleased to now offer our customers early and efficient solutions for preventing the misuse of Active Directory.”
Five things ANZ businesses should know about storing customers’ data
Businesses need to correlate events intelligently across multiple threat surfaces, application layers, and time spans to connect event A, to event B, to event C — even if they are months apart.
Remote work continues, and endpoint security cited as a must
Nearly half of workers will stay remote after the pandemic ends, and two out of three IT professionals are concerned with endpoint misuse, according to Prey Software's new study.
Claroty and Yokogawa Engineering Asia extend partnership for SEA and A/NZ
Claroty and Yokogawa Engineering Asia have partnered to better serve organisations in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
5G network security a US$9 billion dollar opportunity - report
The cloud-native nature of 5G networks will have a disruptive and positive impact on the cybersecurity industry in the next few years, with 5G network security presenting a US$9 billion enterprise market opportunity by 2025.
Thycotic and Centrify complete merger, target PAM market
The combined company has now begun integrations and will operate under the temporary name ThycoticCentrify.
ABB and Nozomi Networks extend collaboration, deliver improved OT security solutions
"With Nozomi Networks solutions added to our cybersecurity portfolio, our customers gain proven network monitoring and threat detection technology."
Aruba updates edge security platform with SD-WAN capabilities
Aruba’s latest iteration of its Edge Services Platform (ESP) has been quick to make use of HPE’s acquisition of Silver Peak in September last year.
Pandemic sees organisations of all sizes and industries invest in CTI
There is opportunity for organisations to better manage their cyber-threat intelligence for greater security and threat intelligence effectiveness by adopting the right tools and processes.
ThreatQuotient hits $22.5m in new financing, continues growth streak
“Since we first invested in ThreatQuotient in 2017, their team has continued to prove to the market that there is a critical need for cybersecurity solutions aimed at security operations."
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - SonicWall VP on the cybersecurity lessons learned from the last 12 months
This is our seventh IT Jam with SonicWall, the cybersecurity company specialising in firewall, network security, cloud security and more.
Dell Technologies unveils new data protection innovations for hybrid cloud workloads
The Dell EMC PowerProtect Backup Service, powered by Druva, is designed to deliver SaaS app protection without increasing IT complexity.
Data transparency increasingly important, Kaspersky study states
“It is clear from the data that people have developed a sense of control and they are now demanding openness about how and where their data is being managed."
Financial malware activity dropped in 2020 as creators honed their wares
Cybercriminals used the time to plan more malicious propagation techniques, both new and evolved from previous methods.
Users becoming more savvy with COVID phishing scams
“With COVID-19 being around for over a year now and employees becoming more aware of the types of scams that have come out related to the pandemic, cyber criminals are having less success with related phishing attacks."
NVIDIA takes AI into the heart of cybersecurity with Morpheus
The Morpheus application framework will provide security partners with AI-enhanced tools that can detect and prevent security threats.
Zscaler and CrowdStrike release integrations for end-to-end security
This collaboration between the two cloud-native security companies provides joint customers with adaptive, risk-based access control to private applications.
AvePoint brings Salesforce Cloud Backup to channel partners
The product adds to the AvePoint suite of trusted Cloud Backup for Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365 to provide managed service providers with backup and restore capabilities across multiple, popular SaaS providers.
2020 sees a global shift in financial malware threats
The financial threat landscape experienced a game-changing pandemic year, according to a new report from Kaspersky.
FortiGuard appoints former cyber warfare officer
Former RAAF cyber warfare officer Mark Robson has been appointed as senior tactical threat analyst in FortiGuard’s managed detection and response team, FortiResponder.
WatchGuard uncovers top cyber threat trends of Q4 2020
“The rise in sophisticated, evasive threat tactics last quarter and throughout 2020 showcases how vital it is to implement layered, end-to-end security protections."
Advanced threat actors engaged in cyberespionage up their game
"This recent activity signals a major leap in their abilities."
Major firms disclose breaches in the wake of SolarWinds attack
Microsoft, Shell, GoDaddy, MobiKwik — these are just some of the high-profile company's on the receiving end of sophisticated attacks, writes Bitglass senior director of marketing Jonathan Andresen.
NVIDIA unveils next-gen SoC for autonomous vehicles
NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang calls it a 'technical marvel' that combines all of the company's strengths.
Gigamon & FireEye tackle security in hybrid cloud environments
The partnership is an extension to a ‘long-standing’ relationship that aims to ‘simplify, secure, and optimise hybrid cloud environments’.
Why a more secure organisation is a collective responsibility
With vast volumes of data moving to the cloud, many IT professionals are frequently challenged to protect their enterprise environment, and there is a greater focus being placed on advancing cybersecurity strategies.
Enterprises prioritise customer data protection but continue to leave it exposed
“Breaches of personal information strike at the heart of the relationship between enterprises and their customers."
rhipe acquires emt Distribution, with aim to expand into enterprise market
The acquisition will enable rhipe to deliver a comprehensive portfolio of end-to-end security capabilities to its partners, the company says.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Radware VP on the challenges of cloud security
In this interview, Techday speaks to Radware vice president of technologies Yaniv Hoffman, who discusses the primary challenges facing IT organisations in terms of their cloud security apparatus.
New wormable Android malware discovered through auto-replies in WhatsApp
Check Point Research has discovered new malware on Google’s Play Store that could spread through WhatsApp messages.
97% of organisations experienced a mobile threat in 2020 — report
93% of these attacks originated in a device network, which includes attempts to trick users into installing a malicious payload via infected websites or URLs, or to steal users’ credentials.
Cybersecurity training may be broken - report
Cybersecurity training during the pandemic have proven to be insufficient.
Mobile devices biggest enterprise security threat - report
Businesses have left themselves vulnerable and open to cyber criminals in the rush to ensure their workforce could operate remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Software-based facial recognition in payments industry to dominate by 2025
There will be more than 1.4 billion users of facial recognition software used for payments alone in 2025, up from 671 million in 2020.
Cybersecurity budgets still not keeping up with threats — report
Executive teams are failing to recognise the level of damage cyber-threats pose to organisations, according to Sophos — many of them taking a ‘conservative approach’ to cybersecurity expenditure.
Hybrid IAM solutions are the way of the future, study states
“As this first-of-its-kind research shows, while IT leaders are faced with unique criteria and conditions that shape their IT strategy, hybrid IAM has emerged as a necessity."