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Australian board members lag behind cybersecurity maturity
Australian board members significantly lag behind global counterparts in cybersecurity maturity, according to a new report from Proofpoint.
Breaking down BEC – the costliest risk facing your organisation
BEC cost Australian organisations AUD$81m in a year, yet most ASX-200 firms lack basic email protection, says report.
Joshua Goodman named Regional Sales Manager
Varonis appoints Joshua Goodman as Regional Sales Manager for NSW, QLD, ACT, and NZ. He brings a decade of experience in B2B software account management.
Research shows importance of people-centric security
Organisations need to be more cognisant of such malicious attacks, and build better cybersecurity posture from a people-centric standpoint.
Proofpoint launches Intelligent Compliance Platform
Proofpoint has announced the launch of its Intelligent Compliance Platform, offering enterprises modern regulatory compliance safeguards.
Organisations struggling to secure new cloud environments
Proofpoint study reveals organisations struggling to secure new cloud environments and adapt their security strategy to evolving threats.
Proofpoint appoints Evan Dumas as vice president of the Southeast Asia & Korea region
Proofpoint appoints Evan Dumas as VP for Southeast Asia & Korea to lead the company's business growth in the region and cybersecurity solutions.
Top universities lagging on basic cybersecurity - report
Universities in Australia, the US and the UK are lagging on basic cybersecurity measures, creating higher risks of email-based impersonation attacks.
Australians lose $300 million to scams in first half of 2022
The total losses from January to June 2022 have more than doubled compared to the first half of 2021, where Australians lost a combined $139 million.
Threat actors ramp up their social engineering attacks
As people get better at identifying potential threats in their inbox, threat actors must evolve their methods. Their new M.O? Social engineering.
Varonis Systems appoints Zane Lockley as ANZ channel director
Varonis, an IT security firm, appoints Zane Lockley as ANZ channel director to build relationships and manage partners in securing valuable data.
2021 the year cyber criminals got creative - Proofpoint
One constant that remains as organisations approach a sense of normalcy after a disruptive year is that cyber criminals continue to target and exploit people.
Email fraud identified as top attack vector - Proofpoint
More than three quarters of ASX 200 companies are subjecting customers, partners and employees to higher risks of email fraud.
Splunk names Proofpoint's ex-CEO as new leader and board member
Splunk has named Gary Steele as the company’s new chief executive officer, and as a member of the company’s board of directors, effective April.
Insider threats costing organisations $15.4 million a year
Negligent insiders are the root cause of 56% of incidents while credential thefts have almost doubled and are the costliest to remediate. .
Scams leave nasty bite & Australians $33m out of pocket in November
Investment scams accounted for 65% of the $33m stolen by scammers from Australians in November, according to Proofpoint and Scamwatch.
The promise and peril of the cloud: why a people-centric approach is vital
Two-thirds of Australian CISOs see cloud account compromise as the most significant risk to their organisation in the next year.
COVID-19 themed malware and credential theft campaigns make a resurgence as Delta variant spreads
Proofpoint has observed high volumes of COVID-19 themed threats distributing malware and credential theft campaigns.
The large, less obvious costs of phishing attacks on organisations - report
Proofpoint and the Ponemon Institute reveal that the cost of phishing attacks has almost quadrupled, with US companies losing an average of $14.8m annually.
48 million malware messages: Proofpoint reveals the reality of today's threat landscape
Proofpoint's Human Factor 2021 report reveals the reality of cyber threats, with millions of ransomware-loaded emails and new attack methods.
Huge increase in threat actors using Cobalt Strike - Proofpoint research
Proofpoint cybersecurity company has released research finding a 161% increase in threat actors using the threat emulation tool Cobalt Strike.
Proofpoint delivers advanced data loss prevention for Microsoft Teams
Proofpoint has become a certified data loss prevention partner for Microsoft Teams, allowing for real-time data security and compliance.
Cloud account takeovers present serious security risk to enterprises
Cloud account compromises cost organisations millions of pounds a year, according to a new study by Proofpoint and Ponemon Institute.
Ransomware ravages Ireland's health service - experts comment
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.