Cybersecurity stories - Page 4
Huawei calls for closer public-private sector action to restore trust in technology
Huawei is calling for better collaboration between the public and private sectors in a bid to restore trust in technology.
Imperva advances API security solution with CloudVector acquisition
"Combined with an expanding surface area and novel exploits, all organisations need stronger API visibility and advanced protection."
InternetNZ discloses vulnerability that can be used to carry out cyberattacks
The vulnerability, called TsuNAME, was noticed in February 2020 in the .nz registry.
Cloud native computing adoption sees increase in security concerns
"We are at a pivot point in terms of the evolution of both the developers role as well as a transformation within the security industry as a whole."
The challenge of ensuring effective protection against DNS attacks
The ways in which bad actors can use DNS to mount attacks are numerous. Here are some of the most popular ones.
Fortinet: Reduce risk with consistent security
Cornelius Mare, Fortinet A/NZ Director, Security Solutions, explains how consistent security can reduce risk whilst streamlining NOC/SOC operations and minimising costs.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - SonicWall manager dissects zero trust security
Today’s interviewee is SonicWall head of presales for APAC, Yuvraj Pradhan, who discusses various talking points surrounding zero trust security.
Why DevSecOps must strive for effective enforcement measures
Threats to applications go beyond exploiting code and logic vulnerabilities which are already more than enough to analyse and cope with.
Fortinet releases 5G optimised solutions for networking and security
Tthe FortiGate 7121F delivers the security necessary for 5G networks and enterprise Zero Trust Access, while FortiExtender 511F-5G provides wireless WAN connectivity for SD-WAN and SASE solutions.
'Catastrophic forgetting': What it is, and how to prevent it
AI has been used to combat cyber-threats for years. But there are many related pitfalls — and catastrophic forgetting is a major one.
Data breaches enabling blackmail, extortion and intellectual property theft
Data breaches and cyberattacks are no longer just an online issue.
Interpol announces it will join the Coalition Against Stalkerware
The international criminal police organisation Interpol has announced that it will join forces with the Coalition Against Stalkerware, which cybersecurity company Malwarebytes is a part of.
Protecting endpoints (and users) that have left the office
To access work emails, it may suffice to use with multi-factor authentication. But if users want to access customer data, that security control isn’t enough.
Navigating security threats beyond a compliance-centric posture
Organisations need to be proactively fortifying and enhancing their cyber defences against targeted attacks.
Dell Technologies partners with SecureWorks for new security service
The new Dell Technologies Managed Detection and Response powered by Secureworks TaegisXDR provides 24/7 security across endpoint devices, data centre networks and cloud environments.
Ransomware recovery costs more than doubled in past year
"The findings confirm the brutal truth that when it comes to ransomware, it doesn't pay to pay."
Organisations faced unprecedented ransomware risk in 2020
Enterprises faced unprecedented cybersecurity risk in 2020 from increasing attack volume, the pandemic-driven digital transformation of work, and generally deficient cyber preparedness and training.
Hackers hit Apple with ransomware, MacBook design files exposed
Hackers are attempting to extort Apple in exchange for not leaking stolen files.
Why the rise of containers has created a vulnerability crisis
A rise in the use of Kubernetes and Docker services — and increased adoption of DevOps methodologies — have all contributed to the rise in popularity of containers. But as with all emerging technologies, there are risks.
A guide to combating Active Directory misconfigurations
With so many attacks abusing misconfigurations in Active Directory, it’s time to fix it, writes Attivo Networks regional director for ANZ Jim Cook.
10 things you didn't know about Kiwi ICT company Advantage
Advantage is one of New Zealand’s most established IT providers with offices in Auckland and Palmerston North.
Kaspersky launches new course to defend users against doxing
"Knowing the threats that are out there makes it easier to take measures to avoid them, and one such threat is doxing - the act of gathering and revealing identifying information about someone online against their will."
Fortinet looks to reduces cyber skills gap with Training Advancement Agenda
“Fortinet is committed to solving today’s biggest cyber challenges, including addressing the talent shortage the industry faces, as both a technology company and learning organisation."
Phishing, monetary gain and supply chain attacks characterise cybercrime
"Cyber criminals leveraged phishing, ransomware and supply chain vector attacks to strike networks for financial gain. We believe that these network security trends will continue in 2021."