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Distributed Denial of Service
Attack from DOS: In Zero We Trust
October 2020
In combination with malware, DDoS attacks on banks have been used to cause distraction so the transfer of stolen funds goes unnoticed. 
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Cybersecurity
The real reason to use risk-based authentication in the enterprise
July 2020
By analysing what the user knows, has, and does, the risk engine can identify legitimate users while denying access to intruders.
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Cybersecurity
Security experts underscore identity assurance in post-lockdown era
June 2020
Organisations should rebuild, re-prioritise and re-assess their current security programs, with the ultimate goal of enhancing threat response. 
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Business Continuity
Interview: RSA explains security in the epoch of IT disruption
March 2020
We discussed cybersecurity in terms of how it fits into business continuity, as well as the threat landscape, and what RSA is currently doing to assist businesses that need protection.
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Cybersecurity
'We are in a permanent state of cyber warfare' say 88% of IT pros
March 2020
“Powerful attack methods, like establishing backdoors with machine identities, are now available as commodity malware, making it harder for security professionals to defend against these attacks.”
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Disaster Recovery
Your dynamic workforce just got a whole lot more dynamic
March 2020
Overnight, your dynamic workforce just got even more dynamic - and not in the ways that anyone particularly wants.
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Phishing
FIDO: The word that could defeat phishing attacks once and for all
February 2020
Attackers know that sometimes they don’t need to attack the technology – they just need to attack people instead.
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Cybersecurity
Dell Technologies sells RSA for US$2 billion
February 2020
Clarke reveals that RSA and Dell Technologies developed different strategies to meet different business needs with different go-to-market models.
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Tertiary education
Sunway University launches SOC Lab powered by RSA Security
September 2019
The CSI Labs consist of a data centre with a dedicated research network and server infrastructure, as well as dual-display workstations and a training environment.
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Compliance
RSA responds to increasing A/NZ regulations with new updates
July 2019
The new data protection and privacy management capabilities will help business in the A/NZ region to better ensure data protection and privacy regulations and compliance, according to the company.
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RSA Security
Sektor NZ acquires security distie DUO NZ
July 2019
“Sektor are market leaders in verticals that are increasingly intersecting with the cybersecurity market, it’s an emerging market for us that we have been very keen to pursue.”
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Cybersecurity
RSA appoints DUO as NZ distributor
July 2019
DUO will have access to RSA’s technology, exclusive discounts and end-to-end sales and technical support, including training.
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Phishing
Dialling up deception: ‘Vishing’ scams prey on human trust
January 2019
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) recently warned of a sophisticated phone scam, manipulating Australians for a reported $830,000 in November.
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Network Infrastructure
Industry 4.0 — today’s cyber war front
November 2018
The anticipation around what Industry 4.0 may bring to the table has placed ASEAN—a region of relatively lower labor productivity—firmly under the spotlight. 
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Cybersecurity
Interview: RSA's Craig Dore on the basics of MFA
October 2018
A good MFA solution would cover access for both types of applications, and enable access for both employees and third parties such as contractors.
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Machine learning
Exclusive interview: RSA on the road to AI security
August 2018
Organisations are now capable of leveraging AI as its advanced to the point of addressing critical issues in cybersecurity.
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Scams
Scammers spoof UK university domains as part of massive fraud campaign
July 2018
Action Fraud UK is warning people to be wary of any emails they receive that look like they belong to UK university email addresses.
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Security Information and Event Management
RSA says blockchain presents a new wave of cyber-risk for global organisations
July 2018
The $3.1 billion global investment in blockchain solutions in 2018 presents a potential cause for alarm, according to RSA.
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Compliance
How to choose, manage, and mitigate third party risk - RSA
June 2018
If you look at many of the major data breaches over the last five years, there is often a third party involved.
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Threat intelligence
Interview: RSA Security decodes digital fraud and its effects on APAC
June 2018
"My greatest fears are emerging fintech and cryptocurrency companies that may have a less mature approach to third party consumer fraud."
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Cybersecurity
Mobile app fraud transactions have skyrocketed 680% since 2015
May 2018
As our lives become increasingly ensconced within apps on our mobiles, it seems so too does cybercrime with fraud "not going away anytime soon."
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Cybercrime
Why cybercriminals are corrupting popular social media platforms
May 2018
Fraudsters are targeting legitimate social media platforms to create a new type of fraud market – one that has a global reach.
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Cybersecurity
70% of security experts say social media should be government regulated
April 2018
A survey has found the majority believe social media data collection needs to be regulated, despite having little faith in their governments.
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Facebook
Passwords: They're as useless as the 'g' in lasagna
April 2018
Accounts were compromised because he re-used the password “dadada”. Six characters, all lowercase. If anyone should know better, it’s Zuckerberg.