Imperva advances API security solution with CloudVector acquisition
"Combined with an expanding surface area and novel exploits, all organisations need stronger API visibility and advanced protection."
Why the rise of containers has created a vulnerability crisis
Protecting endpoints (and users) that have left the office
Vectra AI releases new endpoint integration to Cognito platform
Trend Micro launches cloud security platform on AWS Marketplace
'Catastrophic forgetting': What it is, and how to prevent it
CISOs facing rising security debts
How to mitigate business transformation risk
The coming years hold lots of fresh business opportunities for those positioned and ready to take advantage of them.
New onboarding standard to secure Internet of Things launched
A new onboarding standard to secure Internet of Things has been created by the FIDO Alliance.
Dell Technologies partners with SecureWorks for new security service
The new Dell Technologies Managed Detection and Response powered by Secureworks TaegisXDR provides 24/7 security across endpoint devices, data centre networks and cloud environments.
Entrust acquires identity verification company WorldReach
Global security company Entrust has acquired WorldReach, enabling solutions for Digital Traveller and Citizen Identity experiences.
A look at the MS Exchange zero-days and how to protect your business
Every organisationusing Microsoft Exchange must patch their on-premise servers immediately and scan their networks for signs of malicious activity.
Ransomware recovery costs more than doubled in past year
"The findings confirm the brutal truth that when it comes to ransomware, it doesn't pay to pay."
Greater demand for modern data protection, disaster recovery as COVID sees increase in attacks
Data-driven organisations must evaluate evolving requirements for backup and disaster recovery to combat emerging workload challenges.
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.
New research by Netacea into digital fingerprint and identity thief
Bot detection and mitigation company Netacea has published new research into the Genesis Market, an invite-only deep web marketplace that trades in digital fingerprints and enables buyers to impersonate victims online.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - SonicWall manager dissects zero trust security
Today’s interviewee is SonicWall head of presales for APAC, Yuvraj Pradhan, who discusses various talking points surrounding zero trust security.
IoT connections to generate $16 billion in security revenue as new threat vectors arise
"There are limited IoT security solutions in the market, due in large part to the fragmented nature of the IoT itself."
A guide to combating Active Directory misconfigurations
With so many attacks abusing misconfigurations in Active Directory, it’s time to fix it, writes Attivo Networks regional director for ANZ Jim Cook.
CrowdStrike launches integrations to advance NDR for enterprise
"This integration with NDR partners provides mutual customers a comprehensive, holistic cybersecurity solution with enhanced visibility, streamlined detection and response and frictionless automation."
Automotive Security Research Group selects ThreatQuotient
ThreatQuotient is throwing its weight behind the development of automotive cybersecurity, specifically threat intelligence sharing for automotive products.
Why uptime and performance are key to cloud security
The cloud has virtually infinite redundancy, storage and compute power, so why reinvent it? True cloud security should be delivered from the cloud itself.
Phishing, monetary gain and supply chain attacks characterise cybercrime
"Cyber criminals leveraged phishing, ransomware and supply chain vector attacks to strike networks for financial gain. We believe that these network security trends will continue in 2021."
ThycoticCentrify launches additions to DevOps Secrets Vault
"With the need for cloud security skyrocketing, enterprises can now address these new use cases more efficiently with an integrated solution.”
Palo Alto Networks establishes cybersecurity consulting group Unit 42
The group will help enterprises respond to emerging threats as they navigate an increase in costly, crippling cyberattacks.
Entrust launches PKI as-a-Service to better secure cloud apps
The next generation of its high-assurance PKI, Entrust PKIaaS, is designed to be secure, quick to deploy, scale on-demand, and run in the cloud.
Organisations faced unprecedented ransomware risk in 2020
Enterprises faced unprecedented cybersecurity risk in 2020 from increasing attack volume, the pandemic-driven digital transformation of work, and generally deficient cyber preparedness and training.
COVID-19-themed threats, Powershell malware continue surge
“The world—and enterprises—adjusted amidst pandemic restrictions and sustained remote work challenges, while security threats continued to evolve in complexity and increase in volume."
Attivo Networks announces SentinelOne integration to increase threat protection
The integrated solution creates a defence against sophisticated attackers and provides comprehensive coverage across a broad set of attack techniques, as documented in the MITRE ATT&CK matrix.
Threat notification isn’t the solution – it’s a starting point
With Sophos MTR, organisations are backed by a team of threat hunters who take targeted actions to neutralise even the most sophisticated threats.
Messaging app used to control and distribute malware
Hackers are using instant messaging app Telegram for remote control and distribution of malware, according to Check Point Research.
Hackers hit Apple with ransomware, MacBook design files exposed
Hackers are attempting to extort Apple in exchange for not leaking stolen files.
Avast identifies new cryptocurrency malware Hackboss
Researchers from Avast, the global digital security and privacy company, say they have identified new cryptocurrency-stealing malware.
Fortinet looks to reduces cyber skills gap with Training Advancement Agenda
“Fortinet is committed to solving today’s biggest cyber challenges, including addressing the talent shortage the industry faces, as both a technology company and learning organisation."
The challenge of ensuring effective protection against DNS attacks
The ways in which bad actors can use DNS to mount attacks are numerous. Here are some of the most popular ones.
Corporate security failing to keep pace in new COVID-19 world
Corporate security is failing to keep pace in the new normal of remote working in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, says Fujitsu.
Zscaler expands CIEM solutions with Trustdome acquisition
Zscaler, the cloud security company, has officially entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trustdome, a Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) company.
Sharp increase in cyber attacks in last quarter of 2020 - report
There was an increase in the number of attacks aimed at the trade industry and medical institutions, as well in the number of social engineering attacks on individuals.
Cloud native computing adoption sees increase in security concerns
"We are at a pivot point in terms of the evolution of both the developers role as well as a transformation within the security industry as a whole."
Uptick in cloud-based identity and access management in enterprises - survey
The popularity of cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) adoption in enterprises is on the rise.
Why DevSecOps must strive for effective enforcement measures
Threats to applications go beyond exploiting code and logic vulnerabilities which are already more than enough to analyse and cope with.
Quest Software launches solutions for operations, protection and governance
"We are excited about this new strategic direction and believe it will deliver strong value for our global customers as they further their data-centric transformation projects."
Egnyte ensures greater security across Microsoft 365 with latest integrations
The new integrations are aimed at helping mid-sized organisations prevent data loss, address a growing number of regional privacy regulations, and simplify the overall management of content with minimal administrative overhead.
Auth0 launches new feature for business customer identities
"We are thrilled to launch Auth0 Organizations as our next-generation offering for easy onboarding, authentication, and administration of business customers.”
Targeted ransomware attacks on the rise, Kaspersky finds
Ransomware attacks on high profile victims has grown nearly eightfold from 2019 to 2020, according to new research from Kaspersky.
New research reveals customer behaviour around fraud risks
"Timeliness is key, you must get the alert in front of people at the exact moment they are at risk of fraud. Without this, banks will continue to spend huge amounts of money on fraud prevention messaging that will never have an impact."
Fortinet releases 5G optimised solutions for networking and security
Tthe FortiGate 7121F delivers the security necessary for 5G networks and enterprise Zero Trust Access, while FortiExtender 511F-5G provides wireless WAN connectivity for SD-WAN and SASE solutions.
COVID-19 has changed the way companies handle data security
According to data classification company Titus, the rise in remote working under COVID-19 has delivered far-reaching changes in how we do business, with significant implications for CISOs, compliance, and data governance officers.