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Neara launches a new automated LiDAR classification solution
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The new solution offers LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) based insights into critical infrastructure 30 times faster than manual processing.
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Will 2023 be a pivot year for cybersecurity?
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In the past, mega vulnerabilities happened once a quarter, but this past year we've been dealing with critical vulnerabilities almost weekly in some cases.
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Nozomi delivers industry’s 1st IoT endpoint security sensor
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Nozomi Arc improves operational resiliency by extending visibility across endpoint attack surfaces, reducing threats and speeding deployments across all assets.
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Hacktivists used more destructive malware in 2022 - report
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New research from Nozomi Networks has found hacktivists shifted their tactics in 2022 from data theft and DDoS attacks to using more destructive malware.
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Why the water industry cannot ignore digitisation
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When we consider the technological changes of the past 10 to 15 years, the pace of change has been incredible. Operating environments are changing rapidly. With that change comes the risk of adapting at the right pace to thrive.
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Mission critical communication market continues to grow in APAC
Fri, 30th Dec 2022
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The mission critical communication market in APAC is expected to grow from US$3,894.55 million in 2022 to US$ 6,951.60 million by 2028.
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OpenText Security Solutions delivers cyber resilience solution for MSPs
Tue, 20th Dec 2022
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OpenText Security Solutions has introduced Carbonite Cloud-to-Cloud Backup in Australia and New Zealand, enabling organisations to protect business critical data.
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Invite-only panel reviews Australia's Security of Critical Infrastructure Act
Tue, 29th Nov 2022
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Hamish Hansford contributed alongside a panel of cyber and personnel security leaders in a discussion that attracted about 200 guests in-person and online.
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Vertiv launches new UPS system to cater to today's digital needs
Thu, 24th Nov 2022
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“The Liebert APM Plus design shows our commitment to providing our customers with solutions that address the changes of a rapidly growing digital ecosystem."
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Aqua Security unveils new Lightning Enforcer offering
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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Aqua Security has announced Lightning Enforcer, a new offering designed to stop zero-day attacks and protect critical vulnerabilities in production from being exposed until a patch can be applied.
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Kordia and Tait Communications score $1.4B NZ Govt contract
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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“Kordia is immensely proud to have been selected, alongside our partner Tait Communications, to deliver this important part of the new Public Safety Network."
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Reducing growing security costs without compromising compliance
Thu, 3rd Nov 2022
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The pandemic has forced critical infrastructure and essential service industries to digitise and move to the cloud. It has also driven digital-reliant organisations to be increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks.
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InternetNZ successfully rolls out new .nz registry system
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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The country code top-level domain of Aotearoa New Zealand - .nz - is now powered by the registry solution based on the CIRA Registry Platform.
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Why critical infrastructure operators must urgently adopt a Zero Trust cybersecurity posture
Mon, 10th Oct 2022
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Increasing risks created by sophisticated cybercriminals present a significant threat to the systems and services essential to society, including water, energy, transport, food and grocery, and health services.
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Critical infrastructure sectors at greater risk of attacks
Tue, 27th Sep 2022
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Critical infrastructure industries around the world are still facing major challenges and gaps in their approach to protection and risk management.  
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Weak breach data disclosure laws for IP theft leaves vital Australian industries vulnerable
Thu, 11th Aug 2022
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Infoblox has seen unprecedented levels of demand for cyber protection from companies outside of the Critical Infrastructure Act who have discovered security events and those who fear falling victim to IP theft.
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Critical infrastructure under attack, businesses slow to respond
Fri, 15th Jul 2022
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Barracuda Networks has released key findings from a report titled The State of Industrial Security in 2022, finding that critical infrastructure is under attack.
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Macquarie Cloud Services signs 5-year deal with FirstWave
Tue, 12th Jul 2022
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Macquarie Cloud Services has committed to a five-year deal with FirstWave Cloud Technology for the provision of network monitoring and intelligence software.
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Fortinet responds to Govt legislation with appointment in Aus
Tue, 14th Jun 2022
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network management
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Murphy's role will focus on assisting building cyber resilience for operational technology (OT) and helping orgs to achieve strong outcomes for OT security.
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Devastating cyber attacks expected to hit energy sector
Tue, 24th May 2022
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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Energy executives anticipate life, property, and environment-compromising cyber attacks on the sector within the next two years.
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Is voluntary cybersecurity enough for NZ's critical infrastructure?
Fri, 6th May 2022
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
Critical infrastructure - that term by itself sounds impressive, maybe even distressing. But what makes critical infrastructure so significant?
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Attacks on critical infrastructure continue - Trellix report
Wed, 27th Apr 2022
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“We’re at a critical juncture in cybersecurity and observing increasingly hostile behaviour across an ever-expanding attack surface."
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Kyndryl expands global alliance with Dell Technologies
Wed, 20th Apr 2022
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The alliance is focused on helping customers use data optimisation, infrastructure management services and a cyber resilience solution.
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Legislative compliance requires privileged access management
Mon, 11th Apr 2022
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Australia's Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Act 2021, extends cybersecurity provisions to data, finance, water, energy, and more.
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