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Churches of Christ selects Vectra AI as cybersecurity provider
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Vectra AI has announced that Churches of Christ in Queensland has selected the company's AI-driven cybersecurity platform to strengthen its defence against cyber threats.
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Exclusive: CyberArk highlights the importance of identity security
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In July this year, the company introduced its unified Identity Security Platform. This has led to CyberArk positioning itself as an Identity Security company.
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Localsearch reveals website security threats SMBs are facing
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Daniel Stoten, Executive Chairman at Localsearch, has released five tips businesses can use to protect their website and business from cyber attacks.
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Cloud-only ZTNA is no longer enough to secure organisations
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Securing today’s work-from-anywhere world has never been more important, yet many businesses continue to rely on outdated security tools that aren’t equipped to tackle increasing cyber risks.
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Security: The missing ‘golden signal’ in world-class observability
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Data breaches and ransomware are on the rise across the APAC region, with high-profile cyber attacks garnering daily headlines.
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Why the employee factor in IT security is vital to protecting your company’s data
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Cyber attacks in Australia are accelerating, with the state of the nations cybersecurity coming under greater scrutiny.
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Ransomware activity doubles in transportation, shipping
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The telecom industry ranks globally as the most impacted by ransomware, followed by transportation and shipping.
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Cyber criminals no longer just a subject for the tech industry
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With so many data breaches and ransomware being reported every week, cyber attacks are becoming mainstream and of great concern.  
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Introducing Trustwave
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Craig Searle joins us today to tell us more about Trustwave and its unique penetration testing offering.
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26% say insufficient talent top Aussie security challenge
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A new report commissioned by Rubrik sheds light on the most pressing challenges cybersecurity leaders face, including that 26% in Australia cite "insufficient talent in IT and SecOps" as their top security issue.
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Aqua Security only vendor that can meet US EO requirements
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Aqua Security is the only enterprise-grade vendor providing software supply chain security attestation to meet the requirements of US Executive Order (EO) 14028.
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Kaspersky researchers uncover previously unknown cyber threats
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"APT actors are now strenuously used to create attack tools and improve old ones to launch new malicious campaigns."
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What’s the story around cyber attackers and IoT devices?
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IDC forecasts that the ANZ spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will reach $24 billion in 2026, a compounded annual growth rate of 10% for 2021-26.
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APAC businesses vulnerable to cyberattack during holidays
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Cyber attackers are targeting companies and IT security teams when they are likely to be under-resourced, according to Barracuda.
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Phishing attacks using unexpected methods to steal data
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The prevalence of cloud applications is changing the way threat actors are using phishing attack delivery methods to steal data.
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FortiGuard predicts rise in advanced threat methods
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"As cybercrime converges with advanced persistent threat methods, cybercriminals are finding ways to weaponise new technologies at scale to enable more disruption and destruction."
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Mandiant releases threat data forecast report for 2023
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Mandiant's experts have collaborated to examine 2022's threat data and trends to compile a forecast report shedding light on what to expect in the coming year.
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Microsoft report finds 74% increase in password attacks
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Microsoft has published its Digital Defense Report 2022, sharing insights on how the digital threat landscape is evolving and how to mitigate these issues.
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Cybersecurity should be keeping business leaders up at night
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Cyberattacks were escalating in scale, sophistication, and frequency, exploiting vulnerable systems and weak entry points in digital supply chains.
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Cybergangs are recruiting and rewarding supporters
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“An interesting trend we observed this quarter was cyber gangs actively crowdsourcing and paying people to support their criminal activities."
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BeyondTrust Remote Support 22.3 offers new tools for admin
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BeyondTrust has released BeyondTrust Remote Support 22.3, introducing new admin capabilities to improve time to value.
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Time to rethink how to fix software supply chain vulnerabilities
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The Log4Shell vulnerability that hit countless servers across the globe would need urgent remediation, so the experts had their leave frozen and returned to find where to place the band aid.
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Reducing growing security costs without compromising compliance
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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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Akamai unveils next generation DDoS defense platform
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"Security teams are also under immense pressure to defend against a booming arsenal of increasingly sophisticated attacks."
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