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Cybersecurity
New year, new rules – understanding the cybersecurity danger areas in 2022
The World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2022 was released last week, revealing cybersecurity is the biggest worry for business leaders in Australia in 2022.
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Cybersecurity
Forescout uncovers 14 major OT vulnerabilities, impacting millions of critical infrastructure devices
Forescout Research Labs and JFrog Security Research have disclosed a set of 14 new vulnerabilities affecting operational technology (OT) devices.
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Artificial Intelligence
Forecast: Ecosystm’s top 6 cybersecurity trends for 2020
Increasing use of cloud platforms and mobile devices, coupled with data sharing and a rise in online commerce, means businesses and their customers have never been more exposed to cyber threats.
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Ransomware
How to protect Industrial IoT from ransomware
Ransomware outbreaks in 2017 hit production networks worldwide, resulting in shutdowns, massive clean-up efforts and millions of dollars in damages, Claroty finds.
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Network Security
WatchGuard releases new ruggedised network security appliance
The Firebox T35-R provides network security capabilities beyond traditional office settings and to industrial internet of things (IIoT).
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Forescout Technologies
Forescout appoints Wahab Yusoff as regional VP for Asia-Pacific and Japan
Wahab will focus on growing sales, increasing customer adoption and building the partner ecosystem across Australia, Japan, India and Singapore.
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Digital Transformation
Digitally transform without fear with consistent security policies
DX carries increased risk, especially as organisations extend their network operations further afield with Operational Technology (OT) and tap into new opportunities with 5G.
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Cybersecurity
Frost & Sullivan names Radiflow leader in IT/OT security for smart buildings
Company highlighted for delivering superior cybersecurity solution for smart building operators combined with attractive MSSP partnerships.
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IoT security
CyberX launches automated threat extraction platform
Unlike other traditional threat intelligence, Ganymede focuses on IoT/ICS/OT-specific threat intelligence for industrial and critical infrastructure organisations.
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Cybersecurity
Radiflow launches OT MSSP partner programme
The company provides a framework for MSSPs to offer new OT cybersecurity services.
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Palo Alto Networks
Radiflow’s OT security app now available on Cortex by Palo Alto Networks
The app enables customers to leverage their Palo Alto Networks investment and subscribe to value-added OT-specific risk scoring and threat detection services
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Edge Computing
Forescout strengthens investment in OT security
Forescout’s latest features will provide enterprises with improved productivity, lower risk profiles and faster mitigation of threats.
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Cybersecurity
Combat converged IT and OT security risks - Forescout
At specific risk are healthcare organisations, manufacturers, energy providers, and any business where building management technology is part of the IT network.
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Ransomware
Norwegian aluminium manufacturer hit hard by LockerGoga ransomware attack
“IT systems in most business areas are impacted and Hydro is switching to manual operations as far as possible.”
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Network Security
LogRhythm launches solution to address network-borne threats
“Security teams are often understaffed, overwhelmed by false positives and lack the necessary network visibility.”
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Tenable
Tenable solution secures converged IT/OT environments
Modern OT environments increasingly interconnect with IT, resulting in a complex, sensitive and expanded attack surface.
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Cloud Security
OT attacks and cryptominers on the rise – Skybox
Skybox Security’s 2019 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report analyzes what shaped the threat landscape over 2018 and what it means for the year ahead.
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IoT security
ForeScout acquires OT security company SecurityMatters for US$113mil
Recent cyberattacks, such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Triton, demonstrated how vulnerable OT networks can result in significant business disruption and financial loss.