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Cybersecurity risks of legacy access control systems
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Dated access control systems pose increased cybersecurity threat, opening firms to cyberattacks and malware, potentially costing millions and damaging reputations.
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World Backup Day highlights importance of sustainable data practices
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In the run-up to World Backup Day, data storage giants emphasise the importance of secure, eco-friendly backup practices amid escalating AI deployment and sustainability concerns.
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ControlUp unveils Secure DX designed for endpoint device security
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ControlUp unveils Secure DX to bolster the security of endpoint devices in the wake of increasing cyber threats in remote and hybrid work settings.
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The role of change management in cybersecurity awareness education
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Imparting cybersecurity awareness as part of a wider change-management process can turn workers into robust defences against evolving threats.
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Cybercrime reports drop in NZ, but threats persist
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Despite a reported decrease in cybercrime incidents to CERT NZ in 2023, authorities warn persistent and evolving threats.
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Check Point & NVIDIA launch AI Cloud Protect solution
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network security
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advanced persistent threat protection
Check Point Software collaborates with NVIDIA to launch 'Check Point AI Cloud Protect', a solution designed to increase security for AI cloud infrastructure.
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Heng Leong Hang adopts CyberArk platform for enhanced cybersecurity
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
Taiwanese retail giant, Heng Leong Hang, enhances cyber defence with the integration of CyberArk's Identity Security Platform into its cyber security strategy to protect core systems and customer data.
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NormCyber unveils service to enhance cyber incident readiness
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NormCyber, a Fareham-based risk management firm, rolls out an Incident Response Readiness Assessment service to combat a 64% rise in cyber incidents by simulating attacks and fine-tuning their response.
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Wavelink partners with Garland Technology to bolster network security
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Wavelink forms strategic partnership with Garland Technology to offer partners extensive range of network visibility solutions, supporting robust cybersecurity measures amid rising cyber threats.
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Ensuring security without compromising privacy
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cloud services
Amid rising concerns over data privacy, organisations are prioritising security without compromising individual privacy, leveraging a unified privacy-centred approach and secure technology to balance protection and compliance.
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Upwind adds API security to its cloud platform amidst rising threats
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Upwind enhances its cloud security platform with real-time API threat detection response capability amid a surge in API usage and corresponding security risks.
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Sophos leads in IDC MarketScape's cybersecurity assessments
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UK cybersecurity firm Sophos earns top marks in IDC MarketScape's assessments and named a Leader in endpoint security solutions for small and midsize businesses.
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UK wind energy firms lack sufficient cybersecurity, warns Cyber Energia
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Only 1% of UK wind energy firms protected against rising cyber threats, Cyber Energia's assessment shows amid a steep surge in daily cyber-attacks.
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From investment to impact: Unlocking cybersecurity value
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Three small steps can enable organisations to realise significant gains from their existing tools, and to substantially improve their security posture.
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A proactive approach to cyber and physical security
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physical security
Recent Genetec survey reveals a rising awareness of cyber threats targeting physical security systems, sparking increased investment in cybersecurity resources and protocols.
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Exclusive: How Okta is fortifying digital identities
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cloud services
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Brett Winterford, Okta's Regional Chief Security Officer for APAC, reveals how the Identity Cloud firm is enhancing cyber-security and strengthening digital identities.
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Red Canary expands threat detection over AWS, Azure & Google Cloud
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Red Canary updates its cloud threat detection capabilities to cover top providers AWS, Microsoft Azure, and GCP, in response to demand prompted by a 16-fold increase in cloud compromises reported in 2023.
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Ransomware peaks as top threat in ANZ as study highlights AI need
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Ransomware emerges as the top cyber threat in Australia and New Zealand, with 62% of organisations seeing a rise in incidents in 2023.
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eCommerce retailers at risk due to new email security rules
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email security
A quarter of all eCommerce retailers face a decrease in email deliverability due to failure in meeting the DMARC policy criteria set by Yahoo and Google, warns a study by EasyDMARC.
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Check Point's Infinity Platform crowned leading Zero Trust Platform by Miercom
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Check Point Software Technologies' Infinity Platform, named top Zero Trust platform by Miercom Assessment, sets the benchmark for secure data accessibility, outperforming rivals in security and user experience.
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Sysdig lauded as Strong Performer in Gartner's CSPM Tools report
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Sysdig was lauded as a 'Strong Performer' in the Gartner Peer Insights Voice of Customer for Cloud Security Posture Management Tools, earning top ratings based on customer feedback.
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Global companies ill-prepared for AI-boosted cyber threats, reveals Darktrace study
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New Darktrace study highlights concerning disparity between the growing concern of IT professionals about AI-enabled cyber threats and their lack of preparedness to counter such attacks.
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IWD 2024: Moving past quotas: Inclusivity & neurodiverse talent in cybersecurity
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On International Women's Day 2024, the cybersecurity industry is urged to surpass quota systems, embracing not just gender diversity but also neurodiversity for enhanced innovation and resilience.
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Radware reveals surge in cyber attacks in 2024 report
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managed services
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Radware's 2024 threat analysis shows a worrying 171% increase in malicious web activity, driven by escalating Layer 7 Web DDoS attacks.