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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.
Riverbed appoints former Zscaler ANZ country manager
Riverbed Technology says the appointment of Sean Kopelke couldn't be better timed as he holds many valuable attributes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Australia ranks 8th as a global target for cryptomining attacks
Cryptomining is becoming a popular revenue stream for cybercriminals as the ransomware market becomes too crowded.
Canalys says SECaaS growing rapidly, while vendors struggle to keep up
2017 SECaaS market booms to $4bn, growth doubles that of other security sectors, vexing vendors.
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.
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.
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.
Symantec Web Security adds support for Microsoft Azure
Symantec & Microsoft team up for Azure & Office 365 security, boosting hybrid cloud defences.
Top leaders revealed in Gartner's 2018 Endpoint Protection Quadrant
Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms has revealed the latest batch of leaders which include Trend Micro, Sophos, & Symantec.
Blast from the past replaces Bill Coleman as Veritas CEO
Bill Coleman steps down as CEO of Veritas, with Greg Hughes named as replacement. Coleman to join The Carlyle Group as operating executive.
Cisco maintains grip on IT security market after ‘strong channel partner focus’
Canalys has released its latest predictions surrounding the global IT security market’s performance over the third quarter in 2017.
Sydney security startup LMNTRIX hires former Symantec & CA exec
Cybersecurity firm LMNTRIX recruits Vic Mankotia as VP, eyeing global expansion in govt and enterprise.
Cylance, Symantec, Carbon Black lead next-gen endpoint security market
Cylance, Symantec and Carbon Black have all featured top of the ranks in the Enterprise Management Associates next-generation endpoint security report.
Rhipe teams up with Symantec for endpoint security-as-a-service
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.
Southeast Asian govt firms targeted by Sowbug cyberespionage group
Southeast Asian and South American governments are under fire from a well-resourced cyberespionage group called Sowbug.
Lax mobile security attitudes put banking & finance sectors at risk
Almost 30% of mobile devices in financial institutions are under attack, warns Symantec's Q2 2017 Mobile Threat Intelligence Report.
Kaspersky, Symantec, Cylance and ESET tops for endpoint protection
Kaspersky takes top honours in Gartner's Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for EndPoint Protection Platforms awards.
Big win for Microsoft as Symantec moves to Azure
Symantec will move its data servers to Microsoft Azure cloud – a key step in the company’s initiative to adopt a hybrid cloud strategy.