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Moving on from Heartbleed – What’s next for Open Source?
The frenzy around Heartbleed has distracted the technology industry from some important, material facts about Open Source software...
Your Invite… MPA Security Forum 2014 – 7 Guest Speakers – Informative, Interesting, Inspiring
The MPA Security Forum for 2014 is being held in Auckland on the 28th May and Wellington on the 29th May.
Listen up - Microsoft rolls out Internet Explorer patch... Windows XP included
In what has been a very busy week for those in Redmond, Microsoft has today released a patch designed to fill the hole in its Internet Explorer browser.
Microsoft issues Internet Explorer vulnerability guidance
"As criminals become more sophisticated, it is important to keep current with software that has the latest security protections built in."
Windows XP – where have all the bad guys gone?
Surely, the bad guys haven’t just disappeared or given up on XP?
Symantec leads Internet Explorer fight back
In response to the latest Microsoft Internet Explorer Zero Day vulnerability, Symantec has provided a script to mitigate against the attacks, posting the tool on its blog for people to download.
Microsoft rushes to fix major Internet Explorer security flaw
"Microsoft is aware of limited, targeted attacks that attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, and Internet Explorer 11."
Windows XP users exposed as Internet Explorer comes under attack
"Symantec Security Response encourages users to temporarily switch to a different Web browser until a patch is made available by the vendor."
Modern threats - What you need to know
Looking back over the past few years, we can see an undeniable and unsettling trend...
Symantec: Phishers pump out Heartbleed attacks
"Spammers and phishers are known to use trending news and popular topics to disguise their payloads."
Green Party launches Internet Rights and Freedoms Bill
"With the help of the public, the Green Party will ensure that all Internet users are protected by basic human rights."
Mako Networks expands Oz market presence with Telstra deal
"Our agreement with Telstra will enable Australian organisations to deploy world-class security to protect their businesses and customers from modern cyber threats."
Palo Alto Networks gains Gartner recognition for Enterprise Network Firewalls
"We believe this echoes the momentum we’ve been experiencing as enterprise organisations see the value of a truly next-generation security platform..."
Dell unveils expanded security portfolio to partners...
"In today’s evolving technology landscape, organisations face an unprecedented number and variety of security threats..."
Windows XP EOS: What now for businesses?
"Speaking to CIOs, there are various reasons why a business or institution continues to run Windows XP past the April deadline, and not all of these are low risk scenarios..."
Are you “too lazy” to protect your home computer's online security?
"At home there’s no punishment for not taking measures to protect yourself so it really comes down to individual initiative..."
Soft Solutions bags Trend Micro's NZ distie of the year award
"With this award, we applaud Soft Solutions’ performance and achievements as a Trend Micro Distributor, and look forward to Soft Solutions continuing to raise the bar in delivering business value."
Trend Micro: Don’t have heartburn over the Heartbleed vulnerability
The important thing is to not panic, follow the steps that we’ve outlined, let the people who can fix this do so, and follow any additional instructions they give...
Heartbleed Bug: What have we learned so far...?
It has been now five days since details emerged regarding the "Heartbleed" vulnerability in OpenSSL...
Heartbleed bug: Businesses must act now...
To avoid severe impacts on enterprise servers, businesses must take action against the ‘Heartbleed’ bug, which is likely to be the single greatest vulnerability in history...
Heartbleed Bug - What you need to know…
A serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library, if you haven’t heard of the Heartbleed Bug by now - welcome back to planet earth.
FireEye to gain feet on the ground in NZ
A territory manager and sales engineer are on their way for FireEye as the security vendor looks for expansion in New Zealand.
Palo Alto Networks continues Windows XP-based system support
"In other words, if you’re using Windows XP on a network protected by Palo Alto Networks, you’re covered..."
Symantec: 552 million identities exposed in 2013...
During 2013 cyber criminals unleashed the most damaging series of cyber attacks in history, with 552 million identities exposed during the calendar year...