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Avast One extends protection with Online Safety Score
Tue, 9th Aug 2022
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Avast One has extended its cross-platform support by adding its Online Safety Score feature to both the Mac and iOS platforms of Avast One.
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Malwarebytes expands Nebula platform with DNS module
Mon, 13th Jun 2022
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Malwarebytes has expanded its Nebula platform with a new DNS Filtering module designed to provide a quick, flexible, and comprehensive Zero Trust offering for Nebula users.
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ChildFund launches new campaign to protect children online
Fri, 20th May 2022
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cybersafety
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ChildFund says WEB Safe & Wise aims to protect children from sexual exploitation and abuse online while also empowering them to become digitally savvy. 
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Zoom puts greater focus on the platform's security and privacy
Fri, 29th Apr 2022
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innovation
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privacy
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cybersafety
Zoom has recently received a variety of third-party certifications, unveiled product innovations, and established programs, focusing on security and privacy.
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TikTok's unveils plans to safeguard and diversify recommendations
Mon, 27th Dec 2021
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social media
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online safety
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cybersafety
TikTok has unveiled new details about the platform's work to safeguard and diversify its recommendation system. 
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Why the biggest cyber-attacks go undetected
Fri, 12th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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radware
Data breaches and cyber-attacks are not singular events. They are an ongoing process with multiple steps.
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Waikato DHB warned a cyberattack 'catastrophic for patient safety'
Fri, 12th Nov 2021
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Waikato DHB was warned its IT security was severely compromised months before a massive ransomware attack that brought Waikato Hospital to its knees.
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How credentials became an attacker’s easiest target
Wed, 10th Nov 2021
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cybersafety
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digital credentials
Even with education and phishing tests, users continue to hand over legitimate logins to attackers, who in turn exploit them with a high degree of success.
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The threat model as a compass
Wed, 3rd Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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cyber threats
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cybersafety
Just like a compass, regularly reviewing the threat model keeps the CTI teams IR’s pointed in the right direction over time.
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How businesses unknowingly leave themselves at risk
Tue, 2nd Nov 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Recent cyber-events highlight the risks confronting enterprises that depend on a single vendor for their infrastructure, tools, and security.
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Zero trust in NZ, and its rise from fringe approach to industry standard
Mon, 1st Nov 2021
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malware
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cybersecurity
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The guiding principle of a zero trust security model is that no-one in an organisation — from a new recruit to the CISO — is granted intrinsic trust to access the network.
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The rising importance of mainframe security
Thu, 28th Oct 2021
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Mainframe-reliant organisations should maintain a robust security posture to ensure that data remains secure.
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How an intelligence-driven approach can close the XDR gap
Tue, 26th Oct 2021
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Extended detection and response (XDR) has become the white-hot name in the security world, writes Anomali senior VP and GM Stree Naidu.
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NZ organisations see cybersecurity boost as TechnologyOne upgrades platform
Fri, 22nd Oct 2021
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The company has completed a ‘significant architectural redesign’ of its security in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - BeyondTrust CTO discusses common attack vectors in 2021
Fri, 22nd Oct 2021
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In TechDay's third and final IT Jam with BeyondTrust, we speak to Marc Maiffret, who is the company's CTO.
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Technology, not training, protects users from phishing
Thu, 21st Oct 2021
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phishing
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cybersecurity
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email security
Businesses should prioritise utilisation of readily available authentication technologies to prevent the ongoing phishing threat.
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ESET and Chillisoft launch MDR solution in ANZ
Mon, 18th Oct 2021
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cybersecurity
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chillisoft
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it distributors
The MDR service offers customers remotely delivered security operation centre capabilities, which can be used to respond to threats.
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Secureworks expands EDR portfolio with two new solutions
Fri, 15th Oct 2021
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cybersecurity
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The two new tools will give customers access to ‘comprehensive prevention, detection, and response protection across the attack surface’.
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Secure your new hybrid workplace – because it’s here to stay
Thu, 14th Oct 2021
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remote working
Identity and access management are poised to take centre stage in the next phase of corporate security revamp, writes Entrust security director for APJ James Cook.
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Playing dumb no longer an option against ransomware reporting
Thu, 14th Oct 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Given the massive amounts of data enterprises hold, it may seem like an impossible task to prove what data was accessed and by whom. It isn’t. 
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Secure cloud migration with privileged access management
Wed, 13th Oct 2021
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pam
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
PAM can offer insight into risks that may be adjusted depending on the threat landscape, writes ThycoticCentrify chief security scientist Joseph Carson.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from WatchGuard Technologies
Tue, 12th Oct 2021
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network management
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network security
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firewall
WatchGuard Technologies is a cybersecurity company specialising in endpoint security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence.
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Countering the rise of credential-based attacks
Tue, 12th Oct 2021
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
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digital credentials
By implementing behavioural analytics and smart password practices, security teams can thwart credential-based attacks across the organisation.
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When it comes to malware, think like James Bond and trust no-one
Fri, 8th Oct 2021
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Implementing advanced threat protection (ATP) as part of a zero trust SASE architecture is an important step in proactively blocking known and zero-day threats.
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