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Infoblox introduces SOC Insights AI-driven security operation in ANZ
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Infoblox launches AI-powered SOC Insights, an industry-first security operation in Australia and New Zealand, aimed at accelerating threat detection and improving cyber security operations using DNS intelligence.
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Fortinet enhances universal SASE offering for integrated global coverage
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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Fortinet has upgraded its Universal Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offerings in order to boost global cloud security.
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auDA shows commitment to secure .au domain in 2022-23 annual report
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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cloud services
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compliance
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it infrastructure
auDA details its dedication to securing a reliable .au domain amid an increased demand from Australians in its 2022-23 report.
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Exclusive: New Infoblox partner program continues its legacy
Mon, 3rd Apr 2023
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Infoblox has just launched the latest iteration of its partner program across the globe that allows resellers to benefit more.
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DNSSEC is becoming the key to a more User-Friendly Future
Tue, 14th Feb 2023
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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it infrastructure
Over the next few years, internet connectivity is likely to change, and the outcome will lead to two divergent futures.
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Text4Shell++ - Where there’s smoke, there’s fire
Mon, 14th Nov 2022
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application security
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web development
Apache's watchTowr Platform has identified dangerous string interpolation operators that could be abused by attackers. .
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DigiCert acquires DNS Made Easy and affiliated brands
Tue, 21st Jun 2022
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m&a
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integration
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DigiCert has acquired DNS Made Easy to expand its portfolio of managed DNS services and enhance certificate validation security.
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User error causes six hour outage on Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp
Wed, 6th Oct 2021
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Following a six-hour outage on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, bringing millions of digital lives to a halt, criticism of the company has been widespread.
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Why taking a DevOps approach to network performance can improve application experience
Mon, 10th May 2021
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By adopting a DevOps approach to their work, IT teams can achieve better optimised applications and consistent, reliable performance for end users.
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InternetNZ discloses vulnerability that can be used to carry out cyberattacks
Fri, 7th May 2021
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dns attacks
New DNS vulnerability discovered by InternetNZ could result in global Denial-of-Service attacks on authoritative servers, including .nz.
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The challenge of ensuring effective protection against DNS attacks
Wed, 5th May 2021
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The ways in which bad actors can use DNS to mount attacks are numerous. Here are some of the most popular ones.
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Telcos plagued by DNS attacks, but budgets should focus elsewhere
Thu, 14th Jan 2021
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Telecoms firms are set to increase security budgets to defend against DNS service attacks, which were the most common in 2020, according to a survey.
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DNS threats expected to explode over the holiday period, report finds
Wed, 16th Dec 2020
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Experts warn of heightened DNS attack risks during holiday shopping peak, urge firms to bolster cyber defences.
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Neustar acquires Verisign's public DNS service
Tue, 3rd Nov 2020
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Those using the Verisign Public DNS will be migrated to Neustar’s infrastructure ‘in a process that will be fully transparent to them’, Neustar states.
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Venafi uncovers suspicious retail lookalike domains using valid certificates
Mon, 18th Nov 2019
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retail
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The total number of certificates using lookalike domains is more than 400% greater than the number of authentic retail domains.
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Palo Alto releases new, feature-rich firewall
Thu, 14th Feb 2019
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Palo Alto is calling it the ‘fastest-ever next-generation firewall’ with integrated cloud-based DNS Security service to stop attacks.
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Comms providers hit by most DDoS attacks in Q3 2018
Wed, 23rd Jan 2019
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communications services provider
New data indicates attackers preyed on the large attack surface of ASN-level communications service providers with a ‘bit-and-piece’ approach.
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Bringing security to the next-level of networking
Tue, 11th Dec 2018
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network management
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network security
By securing your network at the DDI level, you can prevent DNS attacks, data exfiltration, and put a barrier around every connected device.
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Simple, scalable and secure DDI - next level network management
Wed, 14th Nov 2018
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network management
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network infrastructure
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sdn
Infoblox has been the market-leading provider of DDI management for years. Now, thanks to their extensive R&D, they have taken it to the cloud.
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Why protecting your DNS should never be an afterthought
Thu, 11th Oct 2018
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ddos
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web development
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neustar
Being such an integral part of the internet infrastructure makes DNS a popular target for cyber criminals looking to attack organisational networks and data.
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Stuck in the middle: how ‘grey websites’ highlight the importance of DNS decision-making
Wed, 4th Apr 2018
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ddos
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cybersecurity
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neustar
With the explosion of cyber-security attacks, what is the best way of determining which websites are good and which are bad?.
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Finalists line up in New Zealand iSanz information security awards
Thu, 20th Oct 2016
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cybersecurity
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Kiwi companies big and small are in the running for New Zealand's top infosec awards. And the iSanz finalists are...
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Citrix acquires NZ software firm EMS-Cortex
Wed, 23rd Feb 2011
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Citrix boosts cloud offerings with the acquisition of New Zealand's EMS-Cortex, simplifying hosted services provision with Cortex technology.
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Facebook goes down (twice)
Mon, 27th Sep 2010
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Facebook has been plagued with outages over the last few days, crashing twice within 24 hours.