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Security week stories

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Samsung left Bixby & SmartThings code wide open to the public
Fri, 10th May 2019
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Samsung's data leak: Secure apps myth busted as researcher exposes keys and code.
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Another cryptocurrency exchange breached, but at least investors are safe
Thu, 9th May 2019
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
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breach prevention
Binance hacked, £29m in Bitcoin stolen, users safe as firm taps reserve funds. Security under scrutiny.
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What your privacy means to Google - and what it's doing about it
Thu, 9th May 2019
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google
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Google has declared that it’s all about making privacy work for everyone – despite its long-held reputation as an information harvester.
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Exabeam plans to use $75m fund to leave legacy SIEM vendors in the dust
Wed, 8th May 2019
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Exabeam secures £54m to disrupt SIEM market, targeting legacy giants with new innovation spree.
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Paranoid Android? Examining three key trends in Android malware
Wed, 8th May 2019
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smartphones
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ddos
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cloud services
It definitely doesn’t mean you are paranoid if you’re worried about Android security:  the threat landscape is growing in every dimension.
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Cybersecurity will only work if we put people first
Tue, 7th May 2019
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it training
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cybersecurity
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cios
Aussie data breaches reveal employee error; Tech not a fix-all for cyber threats, human-centric training urged.
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Microsoft says NZ reasonably cyber secure, but don't get complacent
Tue, 7th May 2019
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malware
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ransomware
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microsoft
NZ leads in cyber safety but must stay alert, says report.
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Leveraging cyber threat intelligence to benefit security posture
Tue, 7th May 2019
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threat intelligence
Cyber threat intelligence grows, yet 20% of firms question its value, reveals SANS survey.
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It's 'lights out' for two more dark web marketplaces
Mon, 6th May 2019
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dark web
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Don’t be fooled if you see talk that Wall Street Market has been taken down – because it’s most likely not what you think.
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D-Link security cams vulnerable to spying
Mon, 6th May 2019
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smart home
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technology gifts
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home security
ESET finds major flaws in D-Link camera, threatening privacy in Aus & NZ.
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SecureWorks speeds up threat detection through analytics
Tue, 30th Apr 2019
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big data
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endpoint protection
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bi
SecureWorks has embraced software-as-a-service (SaaS) to protect customers and transform the detect-investigate-respond process towards cyber threats.
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CyberX IIoT security app now available on Cortex security platform
Mon, 29th Apr 2019
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network management
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network security
Building on Cortex allows Palo Alto Networks Cortex partners to build cloud-based apps that deliver cybersecurity capabilities to joint customers.
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Flashpoint announces new features on intelligence platform
Fri, 26th Apr 2019
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cybersecurity
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The platform now features new dashboards and analytics, expanded datasets, chat services and communities, and industry alerting.
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CrowdStrike: Improving network security with cloud computing solutions
Wed, 24th Apr 2019
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firewall
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ddos
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cloud services
Australian spending on public cloud services is expected to reach $6.5 billion this year according to Gartner.
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Thycotic debunks top Privileged Access Management myths
Tue, 23rd Apr 2019
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pam
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cybersecurity
Privileged Access encompasses access to computers, networks and network devices, software applications, digital documents and other digital assets.
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Veeam reports double-digit Q1 growth
Tue, 23rd Apr 2019
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virtualisation
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cloud services
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dr
We are now focussed on an aggressive strategy to help businesses transition to cloud with Backup and Cloud Data Management solutions.
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Risky business: Avoid putting all your eggs in one basket
Tue, 23rd Apr 2019
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cloud security
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email security
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cybersecurity
Many businesses that transition to the cloud blindly rely on a single cloud service provider for day-to-day security.
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Is your SD-WAN solution leaving you vulnerable?
Mon, 26th Nov 2018
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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network management
Providing direct internet access to cloud-based applications has made deploying new security strategies designed for the distributed enterprise critical.
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SD-WAN deployments up, but networking and security challenges persist
Thu, 25th Oct 2018
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network infrastructure
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firewall
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network management
The report, commissioned by Barracuda Networks, includes data from more than 900 respondents in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
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Vodafone and Telstra partner to bring security solutions to NZ
Thu, 25th Oct 2018
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partner programmes
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edge security
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vodafone
Vodafone security management services aim to help businesses navigate their security landscape and manage risk.
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Why operational technology environments need to be secured
Wed, 24th Oct 2018
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iot
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smart building
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honeywell
By understanding the cybersecurity risks in OT, decision-makers are better placed to make smart buying decisions.
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Bitdefender expands offerings with RedSocks acquisition
Wed, 24th Oct 2018
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Bitdefender seizes RedSocks, bolstering its network security and analytics prowess.
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Trend Micro rebrands endpoint security offering
Tue, 23rd Oct 2018
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endpoint protection
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Trend Micro Apex One aims to redefine endpoint security with consistency across SaaS and on-premises deployments.
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Frost and Sullivan recognises ForeScout’s achievements in NAC
Fri, 19th Oct 2018
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iot security
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nac
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forescout technologies
ForeScout clinches Frost & Sullivan accolade for exceptional growth in NAC cybersecurity market.