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Malware
Symantec releases neural network-integrated USB scanning station
Symantec Industrial Control System Protection Neural helps defend against USB-borne cyber attacks on operational technology.
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Microsoft
What the people say - Gartner’s November Customers’ Choices
A roundup of the latest Gartner Peer Insight Customers’ Choices from Backup and Recovery to Business Intelligence and Analytics, and more.
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Cybersecurity
Hands-on review: Norton Core keeps home IoT secure
The Norton Core states that it is “Home security. Simplified.” My experience certainly rings true.
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Symantec
Mozilla delays distrust of Symantec TLS certificates
Mozilla has delayed its distrust of all Symantec security certificates – because so many businesses have failed to do anything about the problem.
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Cloud Security
How Symantec aims to buff up cloud security in APAC
Symantec recently announced innovations and expansions to its cloud security portfolio.
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Malware
Conspiracy looms: NSS Labs takes CrowdStrike, ESET, Symantec & AMTSO to court
Cybersecurity testing organisations NSS Labs is accusing three major security firms and an industry body of boycotting independent security tests of their products.
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NTT Security launches web security-as-a-service with Symantec
The service offloads the burden of real-time network and device monitoring, advanced security analysis and security management.
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MikroTik routers in NZ may be at risk of cryptomining - Symantec
These routers are used by many organisations and businesses, including internet service providers.
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Symantec
Exclusive: MSSPs enabling holistic cybersecurity approach
“At the end of the day, two guys and security information and event management solution don't make a security operations center.”
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Security Operations Centre / SOC
Symantec opens India Security Operations Center to support Asia Pacific
Symantec has opened the doors to its new Security Operations Center (SOC) in Chennai, India.
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SD-WAN
Silver Peak adds Symantec, Forcepoint, McAfee to partner alliance
They join the likes of Palo Alto Networks, OPAQ, Zscaler, and Fortinet in a rapidly expanding security alliance ecosystem.
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Symantec
Riverbed appoints former Zscaler A/NZ country manager
Riverbed Technology says the appointment of Sean Kopelke couldn't be better timed as he holds many valuable attributes.
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Malware
VPNFilter malware enslaving home networking devices worldwide
A malware called VPNFilter is quickly becoming the security emergency of the year as the number of infections rises & few ways to defend against it.
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DDoS
APAC to lead market growth in botnet detection solutions and services
Asia Pacific will experience a 36% CAGR for botnet detection solutions and services, exceeding growth rates in North America and Europe.
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Healthcare
Orangeworm threat group targeting Asia & EU healthcare sector firms
The attacks deliver the Trojan.Kampirs malware and appear to be carefully targeted, with significant planning behind the scenes.
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Microsoft
34 tech heavyweights stand strong: Protecting the globe from cyber threats
Not only with the companies protect customers, they've also vowed not to help governments who want to go on the cyber offensive.
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Business Continuity
Kiwi SMBs strengthen their cyber defences as threats rise
Results from the survey found that 89% of SMBs have signed up for security solutions to protect against threats.
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Ransomware
Kiwis 'paying for someone else's profit' as 2018 becomes the year of cryptomining
Cryptomining might just be one of the biggest trends in cybercrime this year, and New Zealand is not immune from its reach.
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Phishing
Australia ranks 8th as a global target for cryptomining attacks
“Cryptomining is a rising threat to cyber and personal security,” comments Symantec’s chief technology officer – Pacific region, Nick Savvides.
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Cybersecurity
Canalys says SECaaS growing rapidly, while vendors struggle to keep up
The company says the increase is due to the technology’s multiple advantages compared to software licensing.
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Symantec
Blunder by Trustico revokes 23,000 website certificates
23,000 customers of Trustico recently received an email informing them their website security certificates will be rendered useless within 24 hours.
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Phishing
How to ensure your organisation doesn’t get hooked by phishing scams
While many organisations recognise phishing as serious, they often struggle to obtain quality information about specific threats.
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Cybercrime
Kiwis' contradictory habits costing millions in cybercrime damage
New Zealanders lost more than $177 million to cybercrime last year but it seems people are not paying enough attention.
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Cloud Security
Symantec Web Security adds support for Microsoft Azure
Symantec and Microsoft are working together to provide added protection for Azure and Office 365.