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Organisations exposing highly sensitive protocols to public internet
Last month
More than 60% of organisations expose remote control protocol SSH to the public internet, while 36% of organisations expose the insecure FTP protocol.
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CrowdStrike
ExtraHop extends CrowdStrike integration with XDR functionality
July 2022
The new push-button response integration expands the best-of-breed extended detection and response (XDR) partnership between the two companies.
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Ransomware
APAC organisations fail to disclose ransomware breaches
May 2022
85% of organisations in APAC were breached by ransomware at least once in the past five years, but only 28% publicly disclosed the incident.
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Amazon Web Services
ExtraHop brings greater security to cloud environments
March 2022
ExtraHop has extended the power of Reveal(x) 360 to provide frictionless threat visibility for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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International Women's Day
IWD 2022: Overcoming the IT sector's gender imbalance
March 2022
It's interesting to consider that, in the third decade of the 21st Century, there is still a gender imbalance in the IT industry. It might be closing slowly, but there is still a very long way to go.
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Digital Transformation
ExtraHop appoints its first country manager for ANZ
February 2022
ExtraHop, a cloud-native network detection and response company, has named Rohan Langdon its first country manager for Australia and New Zealand.
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Cloud
ExtraHop CEO retires, IT veteran Patrick Dennis steps in
February 2022
Dennis will work alongside the ExtraHop executive leadership team to increase the company's current momentum and accelerate operations.
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Cloud
ExtraHop grows A/NZ team with first channel manager for the region
November 2021
Based in Sydney, Tanya Hovagimian will be responsible for managing all aspects of ExtraHop's channel and managed security service provider business, including sales and solutions strategies and market development.
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Microsoft
ExtraHop launches decryption support for Microsoft to halt advanced attacks
November 2021
ExtraHop has expanded decryption support for Microsoft authentication and application protocols, providing high fidelity detection of malicious activity.
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Cloud
ExtraHop extends advisor service for greater threat detection
October 2021
“Reveal(x) Advisor accelerates threat readiness and response through enhanced identification, protection, detection, and network preparation."
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Security vulnerabilities
Apple urgently patches exploits across several operating systems
September 2021
"Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited," the company states.
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Network Detection and Response
ExtraHop reveals expansion on response and forensics capabilities
August 2021
he new features include one-click incident response reporting, NDR investigation capabilities, and a packet capture product available on AWS Marketplace.
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Ransomware
SonicWall ransomware attack "should have been avoided"
July 2021
"The cybercrime actors behind these ransomware attacks are very agile, always looking for new tricks and techniques that will allow them to do their malicious deeds."
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Ransomware
Security vendors weigh in as fallout of Kaseya cyber attack continues
July 2021
"This attack is especially dangerous because Kaseya is used by many Managed Service Providers that many businesses trust to handle their IT functions."
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MITRE
ExtraHop consults on network detection response for MITRE ATT&CK framework
July 2021
ExtraHop security researchers consulted with MITRE on the network detection and response (NDR) methodologies.
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Cloud
Ransomware on ‘roids: how enterprises can combat the rising risk of multi-faceted extortion
July 2021
Cyber-criminals are getting more intelligent, and businesses need to step up their defences, writes ExtraHop regional sales manager for A/NZ Glen Maloney.
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Cybersecurity
ExtraHop acquired by Bain Capital and Crosspoint Capital for US$900M
June 2021
"ExtraHop brings a unique level of visibility into networks and delivers sophisticated real-time detection, investigation, and response capabilities to organisations around the world."
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DevOps
The growing importance of network data in effective cloud workload security
June 2021
Several options can be considered to ensure effective security for cloud-based workloads, writes ExtraHop regional sales manager for A/NZ Glen Maloney.
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Cloud
Ransomware ravages Ireland's health service - experts comment
May 2021
Ireland’s National Cyber Security Centre points to the ‘Conti’ ransomware variant, which caused the HSE's IT systems to shut down over the weekend.
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Ransomware
ExtraHop reveals common insecure protocols used in enterprise IT
May 2021
The report details the ongoing use of deprecated and insecure protocols, including Server Message Block version one (SMBv1), which was exploited by the WannaCry ransomware variant.
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Cybersecurity
Sector training, further investment required in Australian Budget - A/NZ cybersecurity vendors
May 2021
"Budget funding, awareness and technology solutions are sorely needed today to support Australian business cybersecurity."
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Network Detection and Response
The challenge of ensuring effective protection against DNS attacks
May 2021
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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Network Detection and Response
CrowdStrike launches integrations to advance NDR for enterprise
April 2021
"This integration with NDR partners provides mutual customers a comprehensive, holistic cybersecurity solution with enhanced visibility, streamlined detection and response and frictionless automation."
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Security Information and Event Management
What Extended Protection and Response (XDR) means for your IT security strategy
March 2021
Security buyers and practitioners should carefully examine XDR offerings and compare them against their own existing capabilities and requirements before taking the plunge.