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Bazaarvoice achieves ISO/IEC 27001 security certification
2 days ago
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cybersecurity
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data protection
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iso certification
The certification is the world's foremost security standard, which assures clients and consumers of Bazaarvoice's commitment to protecting their data.
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50-plus RPA use cases
Fri 21 Oct 2022
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digital transformation
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rpa
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information security
When you’re looking to maximise ROI from digital transformation and begin automating quickly, RPA is a great place to start.
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Entire CyberRes SaaS portfolio receives ISO certification
Thu 21 Jul 2022
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saas
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devsecops
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it management
CyberRes' cyber resilience products offered through its software-as-a-service (SaaS) have all achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001.2013 certification of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) category.
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Delinea’s Joseph Carson recognised with OnCon Icon Award
Tue 5 Jul 2022
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cybersecurity
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awards
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leadership
Delinea chief security scientist and advisory CISO Joseph Carson has been recognised as a Top 50 Information Security Professional in the 2022 OnCon Icon Awards.
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Free security training from the Open source Security Foundation
Thu 31 Mar 2022
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devops
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cybersecurity
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it training
A free training course on developing secure software from the Open source Security Foundation is now available.
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Not having phishing resistant MFA will come at a cost for the finance industry
Wed 23 Feb 2022
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finance, leasing & rental
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phishing
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cybersecurity
With the volume of money handled by the finance industry on any given day, it's no wonder that it is a prime target for cybercriminals.
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Cyber attacks rise 2,650% from January to December
Tue 15 Feb 2022
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phishing
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email security
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barracuda
Detected and blocked spam accounted for the majority of the attacks, with a 2,775% increase between January and December.
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Forbury achieves ISO/IEC 27001 information security certification
Thu 3 Feb 2022
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privacy
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certification
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information security
Forbury, a commercial real estate valuation software company, has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification.
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DHL tops list of companies most impersonated by criminals
Wed 19 Jan 2022
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phishing
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cybersecurity
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email security
Cybercriminals often impersonate brands to gain valuable data, and new research by Check Point Software has found DHL to be the brand most frequently imitated by cybercriminals. 
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Zoom awarded new international security certification after intensive evaluation
Wed 12 Jan 2022
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communications
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certification
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software
Communication tool Zoom has been announced as the first video communication client to be awarded Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2 (v3.1 rev. 5), issued by the German Federal Office for Information Security.
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NZ information security award finalists revealed
Wed 17 Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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awards
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isanz
The 2021 iSANZ Awards have been announced with cybersecurity businesses, a big bank and experts from across the public and private sectors among the 18 finalists.
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Why strengthening information security is essential for every successful cloud service provider
Wed 1 Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
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information security
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bsi
Through increased visibility into potential information security risks, ISO/IEC 27001 helps to protect your business, your reputation and adds value.
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Citrix Workspace given highest level IRAP assessment
Thu 15 Oct 2020
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virtualisation
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wfh
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citrix systems
After an intensive assessment from an Australian Signals Directorate auditor, Citrix Workspace has been assessed at the Protected level.
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ComCom takes responsibility for external provider breach
Thu 6 Aug 2020
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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commerce commission
In 2019, thieves stole computers from a third party supplier. ComCom admits it was also at fault.
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Gartner: Spending on information security and risk management to continue to grow in 2020
Fri 19 Jun 2020
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wfh
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gartner
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remote working
The coronavirus pandemic is driving short-term demand in areas such as cloud adoption, remote worker technologies and cost saving measures.
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Aura InfoSec grows Wellington team
Mon 14 Oct 2019
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cybersecurity
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aura information security
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information security
Aura Information Security has selected Christo Gouws as its new senior security consultant.
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BlackBerry Cylance to receive IRAP certification
Wed 1 May 2019
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smartphones
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ai
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ai security
Company becomes first endpoint security provider to complete assessment to deliver native AI security to Australian federal agencies.
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Aerohive achieves ISO/IEC 27001 cloud platform certification
Tue 26 Mar 2019
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firewall
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cloud
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network management
Aerohive is the first cloud-managed networking vendor recognized by a global standard for commitment to information security management systems.
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CERT NZ issues critical security controls for 2019
Thu 24 Jan 2019
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cybersecurity
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information security
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cert
The annual list is designed to help businesses prioritise their security controls based on CERT NZ’s local and international threat intelligence.
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Report on SingHealth breach condemns poor security practices
Tue 15 Jan 2019
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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data breach
The 2018 Singapore SingHealth data breach was poorly managed and riddled with vulnerabilities from the start.
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Mega-merger aligns physical & digital security across ANZ
Tue 4 Dec 2018
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physical security
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information security
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optic security group
Optic Security Group is the name of one of ANZ’s latest mega-mergers in the physical and digital security space, bringing combined revenues in excess of A$100 million to the table.
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NZ Internet Task Force joins iSANZ Hall of Fame
Mon 19 Nov 2018
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new zealand internet task force
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isanz
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information security
NZITF chair Barry Brailey and former chairs Mike Seddon and Paul McKitrick received the award in Auckland last week.
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ANZ infosec spending approaches double-digit growth
Fri 17 Aug 2018
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dlp
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gartner
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it spending
Gartner has released a new forecast of Australia and New Zealand’s information security spending power between 2018 and 2019.
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WA Govt invests $500k into dedicated cybersecurity team for public sector
Thu 21 Jun 2018
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public sector
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information security
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edith cowan university
"The McGowan Government is committed to developing and strengthening the resilience of public sector services and information from cyber attack."
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