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Rising foreign interference exploits insider threats, says DTEX report
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advanced persistent threat protection
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insider threats
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public sector
DTEX Systems' report warns that nation state actors are increasingly exploiting insider threats, escalating their interference and intellectual property theft. The issue necessitates urgent attention for enhancing defensive resilience of entities.
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Check Point & NVIDIA launch AI Cloud Protect solution
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firewall
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network security
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advanced persistent threat protection
Check Point Software collaborates with NVIDIA to launch 'Check Point AI Cloud Protect', a solution designed to increase security for AI cloud infrastructure.
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Why 2024 is the year of scaling security efficiencies
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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soc
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malware
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ai
In 2024, cybersecurity leaders grapple with higher data breaches, flat budgets, and increasing complexity by focusing on scaling efficiencies and securing hybrid cloud infrastructure.
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Securing APIs in 2024: Top challenges for CISOs
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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gdpr
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insider threats
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cso / ciso
In 2024, securing APIs emerges as a critical task for CISOs, with 92% of organisations experiencing breaches due to increasing API adoption and sophisticated AI-powered hacking techniques.
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Delinea report highlights switch in ransomware techniques
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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pam
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Delinea's annual ransomware report reveals cybercriminals' shift to stealthier exfiltration methods, with mid-sized businesses being prime targets.
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'Cybernomics 101' report warns of GenAI empowered cyber attacks
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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ai
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cybercriminals
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ponemon institute
Barracuda Networks's Cybernomics 101 report warns that cybercriminals could leverage Generative AI to boost attacks' volume and effectiveness, revealing AI-enabled cybercrime concerns among 48% of Australian survey respondents.
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New ransomware report reveals 80% victim increase in 2023
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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encryption
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
GuidePoint Security's latest ransomware report highlights an alarming 80% surge in victim numbers in 2023, with the number of victims nearly doubling from 2022.
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Egress report highlights rising concern over phishing threats
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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phishing
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email security
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cybercriminals
Egress' Email Security Risk Report reveals that 94% of organisations have fallen victim to phishing attempts, demonstrating an alarming escalation in cyber threats.
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BlackFog report reveals alarming rise in ransomware attacks in 2023
Sat, 13th Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
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data exfiltration
BlackFog's December 2023 report reveals an alarming surge in ransomware attacks, with 70 incidents noted, indicating an escalating cyber threat scenario.
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iboss unveils cybersecurity module to boost government DNS protection
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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ransomware
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siem
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malware
iboss reveals a Government Protective DNS Module seeking to safeguard government agencies from DNS cyber vulnerabilities by leveraging the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's protective DNS service.
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Proofpoint acquires Tessian to bolster AI-driven cybersecurity defences
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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malware
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ransomware
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dlp
Proofpoint finalises acquisition of AI-leader Tessian, planning to enhance their cybersecurity platform by 2024.
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Zscaler report highlights Generative AI security risks
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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cloud security
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data exfiltration
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zscaler
Despite 92% of Indian organisations viewing generative AI tools as security risks, 95% are using them, says a Zscaler report.
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Ex-Google Cloud & Mandiant CTO takes helm at DTEX as CEO
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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advanced persistent threat protection
Ex-Google Cloud and Mandiant CTO, Marshall Heilman, joins DTEX as CEO to tackle increasing insider risk threats.
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Survey reveals security concerns over GenAI use in ANZ
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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soc
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zscaler
A new survey has revealed 97% of firms across Australia and New Zealand use GenAI tools, however, 85% view them as potential security risks.
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Trellix warns of rising collaboration in ransomware groups in 2023 report
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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dark web
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ai security
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity firm Trellix exposes alarming collaboration within ransomware groups, citing sophisticated tools and tactics, in a new report.
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Vectra AI unveils enhanced Cloud Detection Response for AWS
Wed, 15th Nov 2023
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hybrid cloud
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public cloud
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cloud services
Vectra AI has introduced significant upgrades to its Cloud Detection Response platform for AWS, aiming to streamline hybrid attack investigation.
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Egress scoops Security Innovation of the Year at UK IT Industry Awards
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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partner programmes
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Egress wins Security Innovation of the Year at the UK IT Industry Awards for pioneering adaptive security for cloud email.
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Tackling the evolving threat of ransomware in 2022
Thu, 3rd Feb 2022
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ransomware
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malware
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cybersecurity
Ransomware attacks in Australia are evolving, with cybercriminals focusing more on exfiltrating data and targeting smaller businesses. .
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Data loss prevention: Why digital images should not be overlooked
Tue, 8th Oct 2019
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dlp
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cios
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clearswift
Digital images are increasingly being used as mechanisms for cyber-attacks. What can organisations to minimise risks and mitigate against this advanced threat?.
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WatchGuard releases cloud-based service to automatically block phishing attempts
Mon, 7th Oct 2019
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network management
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firewall
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network security
DNSWatchGO aims to fill security gap beyond the network perimeter, as new research shows 64% of remote users have fallen victim to a cyber-attack.