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Logi-Tech & ARIA Cybersecurity unite to defend Australian infrastructure
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ARIA Cybersecurity and Logi-Tech introduce AZT PROTECT, a novel service aimed at defending Australia's crucial infrastructure from cyber threats.
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Australian firms express concern over insufficient cloud security
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Over 60% of Australian security workers believe cloud security is inadequate, putting businesses at high risk, says new study.
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How organisations can reduce security and compliance risks when working remotely
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As hybrid and remote working models remain in place, they reveal previously unconsidered security gaps in organisations.
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Australian retailers jeopardise online shopper safety with poor cybersecurity
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Australian retailers expose online shoppers to potential email fraud due to inadequate cybersecurity measures, reveals Proofpoint report.
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Alarming findings in 2023 State of SaaS Data Security Report
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Despite IT leaders prioritising cyber protection, the 2023 State of SaaS Data Security report reveals a 60% data loss rate across European organisations.
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CrowdStrike unveils Falcon Go for SMB cybersecurity
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CrowdStrike's new Falcon Go revolutionizes SMB cybersecurity, offering AI-driven protection against modern threats.
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Telecom firms' 3G phase-out faces security challenges, says Thales report
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Security threats pose significant challenges to the 3G phase-out plans by leading telecom companies in Australia and New Zealand, says Thales.
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Australian & NZ firms hit hard by cybersecurity breaches
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74% of firms in Australia and New Zealand have suffered cyberattacks in the past year, with 41% experiencing multiple breaches.
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Delinea publishes comprehensive white papers to fortify global compliance preparations
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Delinea issues crucial white papers to aid global organisations in strengthening compliance preparations against cyber threats.
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ExpressVPN unveils Keys, its new password manager in security toolkit expansion
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ExpressVPN branches into wider security tools, unveiling its new password manager, Keys, for a safer and more secure online experience.
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Commvault's SaaS solutions earn prestigious IRAP certification in Australia
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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Commvault's SaaS data protection solutions secure esteemed IRAP certification, heightening its cybersafety standards.
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Delinea to launch AI-powered auditing feature for its PAM platform
Wed, 25th Oct 2023
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Delinea is set to introduce an AI-powered auditing feature to its Privileged Access Management platform, aiming to enhance compliance and risk detection.
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CISO concerned over inaccurate data on security posture
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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The issue of data quality was of greater concern to respondents than the lack of security budget and being scapegoated for a breach.
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IT leaders report surge in external breach Notifications to gov ICO
Sat, 21st Oct 2023
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32% of UK security decision-makers surveyed reported their organization to the ICO for a data breach, according to Apricorn's annual research.
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ChatGPT is here to stay: Can organisations harness it safely?
Thu, 19th Oct 2023
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Amidst the hype, it’s important for organisations and their security teams to recognise the implications and potential pitfalls of ChatGPT.
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Australian firms urged to reconsider security solutions
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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DekkoSecure is flipping the script on cyber threats in an age where catastrophic data breaches have become all too common.
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From data breaches to account compromise: how hackers use data leaks to hijack accounts
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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No matter how strong the password is, an attacker with access to the database could use the credentials right away.
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CMTG highlights IT threats during Cyber Security Awareness Month
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Perth-based cyber security firm, CMTG, warns Australians of significant daily online threats amidst Security Awareness Month.
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Unmasking cyber criminals: The power of privileged identities
Mon, 25th Sep 2023
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Threat actors now realise it’s more effective, faster, and cheaper to steal credentials and log in than trying to hack through technical controls.
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CompTIA finds cybersecurity balancing act getting harder
Fri, 22nd Sep 2023
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New research from CompTIA reveals slow progress in cybersecurity, as competing interests create challenges for decision makers and practitioners.
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Preventing disloyal MICE in the company floorboards
Mon, 18th Sep 2023
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data protection
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cybersecurity
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workforce management
Machiavelli's paradox of the mercenary points to the problem of money. However, the spook world has a broader explanation for why people betray their loyalty.
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Charity breach dark web leak: A lesson in cyber response
Mon, 18th Sep 2023
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data protection
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breach prevention
Hackers could get months or even years' worth of information that they didn't need.  And you should never let hackers get any more than they should.
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Ongoing vigilance in data protection measures essential
Wed, 6th Sep 2023
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The need for organisations to strengthen data security and promptly respond to suspected breaches is highlighted in the latest Notifiable data breaches report.
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Cost of data breach in Australia has grown 32% in 5 years: IBM
Thu, 31st Aug 2023
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The average cost of a data breach in Australia has grown 32% in the last five years, reaching AU$4.03 million per the 2023 Cost of a Data Breach Report.