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Over 340 million accounts compromised in data breaches
"It is clear that cybercriminals are getting increasingly creative, anyone can be targeted, and there is still a lot to learn around prevention and recovery."
Okta Identity Cloud adds Security Centre to enterprise plan
The newly added features provide real-time monitoring of potential identity security events and threat response efficacy.
Australian cyber risk improves, insiders remain persistent threat
Cyber risk levels have improved from "elevated" to "moderate" for the first time, but insiders represent a persistent threat for global organisations.
UK councils admit security failings with 1500 data breaches declared in 2022
"When local authorities are racking up hundreds of data breaches in a very short space of time, it is a definite sign that something is amiss."
Avast uncovers new scam scaring employees into paying big
Targets receive an email from senders claiming to be from a ransomware group, like “Silent Ransom”, or “Lockffit”, addressing them by their full name.
Logpoint releases BCS offering for SAP SuccessFactors
Logpoint’s Business-Critical Security (BCS) solution is now available for SAP SuccessFactors, giving users real-time security and compliance monitoring.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Varonis
Scott Leach, Asia Pacific and Japan Vice President at Varonis, joins us today to share more about the company’s offering, its data risk assessment results, and how to get in touch.
Data governance key to combat data loss and breaches
"Establishing strong data privacy and governance policies is important to reduce data exposure and regulatory risk."
Only 6% of ANZ businesses alerted of breach and data loss
"It is clear that they are facing a multitude of data challenges – multi-generational data sprawl, data fragmentation, leading to an increased attack surface."
59% of IT leaders feel Govt should be doing more - KnowBe4
KnowBe4’s latest research finds 59% of New Zealand’s IT decision-makers feel the government should be doing more to protect local businesses from cyber attacks.
More Aussie employees receiving security training - KnowBe4
New research from KnowBe4 has found more Australian employees are being given security training as the country responds to high-profile data breaches.
Investment in mental health amongst cybersecurity professionals set to increase
"The nature of the role, and being accountable for the security and safety of an organisation can be overwhelming."
Integrity360 finds cybersecurity budgets are failing to meet expectations
The poll found that more than 30% of businesses believe that 30% of their budget is being allocated to tools and solutions that are not being used to their full potential.
Data breaches continue to rise - are decision makers doing enough?
According to new research from KnowBe4, less than four in ten (37%) Australian IT decision makers say they are concerned about phishing as a risk to their organisation.
Malicious attacks leading source of data breaches
Businesses need to keep their prevention and detection technologies top of mind by ensuring that they have the appropriate protective controls in place.
Securing data from cyberattacks and data breaches
The immediate costs are a trifle when compared to the incalculable, lasting brand, reputation, and business damage that a data security incident causes.
46% operate more than one cloud or on-premises SIEM platform
Exabeam has released a new survey finding 46% of all respondents operate more than one cloud or on-premises SIEM platform.
How to secure your customers’ personally identifiable information against compromise
Businesses of all sizes have adopted data loss prevention (DLP) best practices and strategies to minimise risk. However, those with a DLP strategy should understand that it isn’t a surefire way to stop data loss.
Claroty’s Team82 finds vulnerabilities in historian server
Claroty's research team, Team82, has examined the GE Proficy Historian, finding five exploitable vulnerabilities capable of causing damage to the system.
Number of cyberattacks will continue to increase in 2023
More than 4000 data breaches occurred in 2022 and companies were forced to increase their cybersecurity budget.
Data breach in 2023 to exceed US$5 million/incident: Acronis
Between July and October, Acronis found that the proportion of phishing attacks has risen by 1.3, accounting for 76% of all attacks.
Large cyber attack targets several government organisations
A New-Zealand IT MSP providing services to several government organisations has experienced a cyber-incident that has compromised access to its data and systems.
Secureworks CTU identifies increase in stolen credential sales
Reports have revealed that infostealer malware responsible for harvesting corporate data is becoming a growing threat to enterprises and an ideal tool for cybercriminals.
Fastly finds ANZ organisations increasing cybersecurity spend
Research from Fastly has found that over three-quarters (78%) of Australian and New Zealand organisations are increasing their cybersecurity spending, but many are still investing poorly.