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Rapid7 launches Managed Digital Risk Protection service
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Rapid7, renowned for risk and threat detection, introduces Managed Digital Risk Protection service to proactively neutralise cyber threats.
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SME resellers foresee a brighter year amidst rising cyber threats
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cloud services
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
After a tough year, UK security SME resellers anticipate a brighter future, confidently preparing to help businesses protect their networks and data from escalating cyber threats.
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SentinelOne acquires PingSafe, redefining cloud security in AI era
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cloud services
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storage
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cloud security
AI-powered security leader, SentinelOne, acquires cloud-native application protection firm PingSafe, marking a critical shift in cloud security dynamics.
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Advanced security tools can help bridge the cyber-skills gap
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Amid a global 12.6% rise in the cyber-skills gap, advanced security tools like AI automation could alleviate the shortage, particularly for Australian businesses.
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Australian firms urged to boost defences ahead of Safer Internet Day
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data protection
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email security
Ahead of Safer Internet Day, businesses in Australia are urged to fortify their cyber defences as reports reveal record levels of cyber threats, scams and data breaches in 2022.
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Exposure management: a strategic ally in essential eight cybersecurity resilience
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ransomware
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cyber threats
In response to the increasing sophistication of cyber threats, the Australian Signals Directorate has revised its Essential Eight Maturity Model (E8MM), incorporating exposure management to proactively identify and prioritise risks, aiding businesses in effectively defending against cyber attacks.
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Deepfake threat to face biometrics prompts enterprise doubt by 2026
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By 2026, due to the increase in AI-driven deepfake attacks, 30% of businesses will question the authenticity of identity verification, says analyst firm, Gartner.
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AppOmni expands to Sydney with new data centre amid rising APAC demand
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SaaS security firm, AppOmni, addresses growing APAC demand for advanced security measures with a new Sydney data centre, hosted by Google Cloud Platform aiming to meet Australia's data sovereignty regulations.
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Fortinet report reveals cyber threats & defence gaps in Asia Pacific
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ransomware
Ransomware and phishing top cybersecurity concerns in Singapore, says Fortinet study. Increased remote working amplifies insider threats, with insufficient resource allocation also noted as a major hurdle.
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Assured Data Protection appoints Paul Dix as new CFO
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dr
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
Assured Data Protection appoints seasoned finance professional Paul Dix as its CFO, reinforcing their growth strategy amid an increased demand for cloud data protection solutions.
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SentinelOne boosts AI-powered threat-hunting with new WatchTower features
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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threat intelligence
SentinelOne boosts its AI-enabled WatchTower threat-hunting services with new features, helping businesses combat increasingly complex cyber attacks with machine speed effectiveness.
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SAS joins the National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
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SAS joins the UK's National Cyber Resilience Centre Group, bolstering its efforts to protect small and medium-sized enterprises from cybercrime damages.
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Okta attains IRAP security status for Australian government use
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Okta, a leading identity partner, achieves an IRAP-protected-level assessment, strengthening the Australian Government's trust in modern Identity solutions by reinforcing security against cyber threats.
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Australian firms breach no-payment policies due to cyberattacks
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data protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Research by AI data security firm Cohesity reveals escalating cyberattacks are forcing companies into paying ransoms, contradicting no-payment strategies, with difficulties in data recovery exacerbating the issue.
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SentinelOne expands threat hunting capabilities in WatchTower services
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AI security firm SentinelOne unveils advanced threat hunting capabilities for its WatchTower services, bolstering cybersecurity defences for businesses amid rising cyber threats.
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Aquion partners with Trustwave to enhance cybersecurity in ANZ
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
Aquion, a value-added software distributor, has partnered with global cybersecurity firm Trustwave to extend sophisticated security provisions across ANZ.
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Orro & SentinelOne launch XDR service for Australian SMEs
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Orro enhances cybersecurity for Australian SMEs with SentinelOne's AI-powered XDR service to facilitate regulatory compliance and bolster cyber resilience.
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Data Privacy Day: Veritas stresses the need for robust data management
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endpoint protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
In the run-up to Data Privacy Day, Veritas Technologies' Pete Murray underlines the critical need for regulatory safeguards amid growing threats from AI-powered cyber attacks.
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CybeReady releases new Data Privacy Toolkit for CISOs
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data protection
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Global security firm, CybeReady, introduces a free Data Privacy CISO Toolkit to support data protection initiatives, coinciding with Data Privacy Week.
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AI predicted to boost global ransomware threat – NCSC
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advanced persistent threat protection
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Artificial intelligence will heighten global ransomware threats, flowing from a surge in cyber attacks, according the UK's National Cyber Security Centre.
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Zscaler unveils SASE programme for Zero Trust security
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data protection
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Zscaler has launched advanced single-vendor Secure Access Service Edge programme and Zero Trust SD-WAN solution.
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Cequence Security & Vercara to enhance API protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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Cequence Security and Vercara have partnered to boost API protection, with Vercara incorporating Cequence’s UAP platform offering comprehensive security against cyber threats and supporting businesses to safely scale applications.
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Surge in cyberattacks on public sector spotlighted by KnowBe4 report
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cyberattacks on the public sector surge in 2023, says KnowBe4 report, revealing a noteworthy 31% increase in APAC region and a global rising trend in ransomware incidents.
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Cato Networks launches groundbreaking threat detection platform
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Cato Networks announces a pioneering expansion into threat detection and incident response, launching the world's first Secure Access Service Edge-based extended detection and response solution, Cato XDR.