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Symantec stories - Page 3

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Silver Peak adds Symantec, Forcepoint, McAfee to partner alliance
Wed, 20th Jun 2018
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network infrastructure
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firewall
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network management
They join the likes of Palo Alto Networks, OPAQ, Zscaler, and Fortinet in a rapidly expanding security alliance ecosystem.
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Riverbed appoints former Zscaler ANZ country manager
Sat, 26th May 2018
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breach prevention
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symantec
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riverbed
Riverbed Technology says the appointment of Sean Kopelke couldn't be better timed as he holds many valuable attributes.
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VPNFilter malware enslaving home networking devices worldwide
Fri, 25th May 2018
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malware
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firewall
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vpn
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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APAC to lead market growth in botnet detection solutions and services
Tue, 15th May 2018
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cloud services
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ddos
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wireless networks
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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Orangeworm threat group targeting Asia & EU healthcare sector firms
Tue, 24th Apr 2018
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it in healthcare
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symantec
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trojan
The attacks deliver the Trojan.Kampirs malware and appear to be carefully targeted, with significant planning behind the scenes.
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34 tech heavyweights stand strong: Protecting the globe from cyber threats
Thu, 19th Apr 2018
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smartphones
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microsoft
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virtualisation
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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Kiwi SMBs strengthen their cyber defences as threats rise
Tue, 27th Mar 2018
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cloud services
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dr
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advanced persistent threat protection
Results from the survey found that 89% of SMBs have signed up for security solutions to protect against threats.
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Kiwis 'paying for someone else's profit' as 2018 becomes the year of cryptomining
Tue, 27th Mar 2018
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malware
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ransomware
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phishing
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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Australia ranks 8th as a global target for cryptomining attacks
Mon, 26th Mar 2018
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cloud services
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phishing
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email security
Cryptomining is becoming a popular revenue stream for cybercriminals as the ransomware market becomes too crowded.
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Canalys says SECaaS growing rapidly, while vendors struggle to keep up
Fri, 23rd Mar 2018
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cloud services
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licensing
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casb
2017 SECaaS market booms to $4bn, growth doubles that of other security sectors, vexing vendors.
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Blunder by Trustico revokes 23,000 website certificates
Sat, 3rd Mar 2018
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cloud services
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websites
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symantec
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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How to ensure your organisation doesn’t get hooked by phishing scams
Tue, 27th Feb 2018
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phishing
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email security
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trend micro
While many organisations recognise phishing as serious, they often struggle to obtain quality information about specific threats.
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Kiwis' contradictory habits costing millions in cybercrime damage
Thu, 22nd Feb 2018
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cybersecurity
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symantec
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norton
New Zealanders lost more than $177 million to cybercrime last year but it seems people are not paying enough attention.
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Symantec Web Security adds support for Microsoft Azure
Wed, 21st Feb 2018
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cloud services
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microsoft
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public cloud
Symantec & Microsoft team up for Azure & Office 365 security, boosting hybrid cloud defences.
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Top leaders revealed in Gartner's 2018 Endpoint Protection Quadrant
Fri, 2nd Feb 2018
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms has revealed the latest batch of leaders which include Trend Micro, Sophos, & Symantec.
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Blast from the past replaces Bill Coleman as Veritas CEO
Tue, 9th Jan 2018
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multi-cloud
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symantec
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veritas
Bill Coleman steps down as CEO of Veritas, with Greg Hughes named as replacement. Coleman to join The Carlyle Group as operating executive.
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Cisco maintains grip on IT security market after ‘strong channel partner focus’
Wed, 13th Dec 2017
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malware
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ransomware
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partner programmes
​Canalys has released its latest predictions surrounding the global IT security market’s performance over the third quarter in 2017.
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Sydney security startup LMNTRIX hires former Symantec & CA exec
Mon, 11th Dec 2017
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symantec
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ca technologies
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lmntrix
Cybersecurity firm LMNTRIX recruits Vic Mankotia as VP, eyeing global expansion in govt and enterprise.
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Cylance, Symantec, Carbon Black lead next-gen endpoint security market
Wed, 6th Dec 2017
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endpoint protection
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ai security
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edr
Cylance, Symantec and Carbon Black have all featured top of the ranks in the Enterprise Management Associates next-generation endpoint security report.
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Rhipe teams up with Symantec for endpoint security-as-a-service
Wed, 8th Nov 2017
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cloud services
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endpoint protection
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edr
Rhipe has inked a deal with Symantec to provide the vendor’s endpoint protection security-as-a-service solution in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
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Southeast Asian govt firms targeted by Sowbug cyberespionage group
Wed, 8th Nov 2017
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malware
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symantec
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cyber espionage
Southeast Asian and South American governments are under fire from a well-resourced cyberespionage group called Sowbug.
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Lax mobile security attitudes put banking & finance sectors at risk
Tue, 24th Oct 2017
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smartphones
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cloud services
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finance, leasing & rental
Almost 30% of mobile devices in financial institutions are under attack, warns Symantec's Q2 2017 Mobile Threat Intelligence Report.
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Kaspersky, Symantec, Cylance and ESET tops for endpoint protection
Wed, 18th Oct 2017
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malware
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endpoint protection
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dlp
Kaspersky takes top honours in Gartner's Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for EndPoint Protection Platforms awards.
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Big win for Microsoft as Symantec moves to Azure
Tue, 17th Oct 2017
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cloud services
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microsoft
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public cloud
Symantec will move its data servers to Microsoft Azure cloud – a key step in the company’s initiative to adopt a hybrid cloud strategy.