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Cybersecurity
Cyber attacks on healthcare doubled in 2021, trend continues in 2022
June 2022
Cyber attacks targeting the health and social care sector in Australia doubled in 2021 compared with data from 2020.
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Cybersecurity
A deeper dive into the false positive quandary
May 2022
False positives are often used as a key metric by decision-makers trying to identify the effectiveness of a cybersecurity solution.
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AI
Darktrace updates flagship platform to aid security teams
March 2022
"When developing Darktrace Cyber AI products, our goal is to augment and uplift the security team to make the task at hand more efficient."
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Ransomware
Major technology manufacturer stops ransomware attack with AI
March 2022
Darktrace has announced that one of its customers successfully interrupted a Babuk ransomware attack with its Autonomous Response technology, Antigena.
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AI
What is Autonomous Response and how does it work across the enterprise?
March 2022
With cyber-attacks getting faster and more furious, human teams alone cannot always be relied on to initiate a timely response.
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AI
Darktrace’s Cyber AI Analyst now runs open investigations
February 2022
Darktrace, a global cybersecurity AI company, has announced significant enhancements to its flagship Cyber AI Analyst product. 
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AI
Protecting Australia’s critical infrastructure with AI
January 2022
In December 2015, an unprecedented cyber-attack against a power grid left nearly a quarter of a million people without electricity for hours in Ukraine. And though this incident occurred overseas, Australia is not immune to threats against critical infrastructure.
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Cyber attacks
IT and comms top sectors targeted by cyber criminals, AI provides a solution
December 2021
“Over the last 12 months, it is clear that attackers are relentlessly trying to access the networks of trusted suppliers in the IT and communications sector."
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Ransomware
Increase in ransomware attacks targeting organisations during the holiday period
December 2021
Researchers also observed a 70% average increase in attempted ransomware attacks in November and December compared to January and February. 
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Darktrace?
September 2021
Darktrace is a cybersecurity company, specialising in AI-powered cyber-defence.
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Cybersecurity
How Self-Learning AI is changing the paradigm of endpoint security
September 2021
Self-Learning AI is set to change the game for endpoint security – detecting the novel and sophisticated attacks that cause so much disruption today. 
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Cybersecurity
The unintended consequences of cyber attacks
July 2021
In 1988, a Harvard graduate began an experiment to see how many computers were connected to the Internet. 24 hours later, 10% of all computers around the world had been taken down.
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Malware
Emotet malware is on a rampage after months of silence
September 2020
CERT agencies around the world are reporting a surge in cyber attacks related to the Emotet malware, which is being distributed by email.
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GDPR
Experts comment on Facebook’s 50 million user credential leak
October 2018
Barracuda Networks, Sophos, RedLock, and Darktrace offer their views on the data leak that affected close to 50 million accounts.
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IT in Healthcare
Cryptomining and IoT attacks gunning for healthcare industry
August 2018
Medical staff now carry multiple connected devices with them, including personal devices that lack appropriate security controls.
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Darktrace's rapid global expansion paying off to tune of $1.25b
July 2018
Five-year-old cybersecurity firm Darktrace has ended its financial year with more than US $400 million worth of contracts.
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AI
Q&A: Darktrace explains how AI influences cybersecurity
March 2018
“Without AI, cybersecurity doesn’t have a hope of coping with inevitable digital growth.”
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Grant Thornton Australia strengthens cyber defences with Darktrace security
February 2018
Growth advisory firm Grant Thornton Australia has partnered with IT service provider The Missing Link to deploy Darktrace cybersecurity.
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Darktrace deploys AI security for Western Australia law firm
January 2018
Western Australia law firm Jackson McDonald has beefed up its information security with AI technology from Darktrace.
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AI
Interview: Darktrace's APAC expansion, AI-led cybersecurity and the secret of success
December 2017
Darktrace’s Sanjay Aurora on developments in AI-led cybersecurity, threat detection and the company’s expansion in APAC.
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Cloud
Winners of the IoT, Cloud & Cybersecurity Innovation Awards announced
October 2017
Alongside the six company categories, which are segmented into Innovation Leaders and Hot Start Ups, there was one special award.
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ML
Queensland govt body one-ups cyber threats through Darktrace tech
September 2017
“Anticipating and pre-empting every security risk is practically impossible in the face of ‘unknown unknowns’ and insider threats."
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Security intelligence
Darktrace joins UK Prime Minister on trade mission to Japan
August 2017
Darktrace EMEA CEO Poppy Gustafsson is one of a select group of business leaders accompanying UK Prime Minister on a trade mission to Japan.
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AI
Korean insurance provider detects insider threat through AI
August 2017
Korean insurance provider KB Life has taken on Darktrace machine learning technology to prevent cyber threats.