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Ransomware attacks increased 41% in November, says NCC Group
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Analysis from NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team credits the increase to returning threat actor groups resurfacing and taking the lead in November.
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Flashpoint finds Australia the sixth most targeted country for ransomware
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A new report from risk intelligence firm Flashpoint has found that Australia was the sixth most targeted country in the world for ransomware attacks.
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The key things needed to narrow the cybersecurity skills gap
Thu, 17th Nov 2022
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data protection
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education
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cybersecurity
There is a consensus that while university qualifications are valued, the lack of a degree or a relevant degree should no longer be a barrier.
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Mandiant releases threat data forecast report for 2023
Tue, 8th Nov 2022
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
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threat intelligence
Mandiant's experts have collaborated to examine 2022's threat data and trends to compile a forecast report shedding light on what to expect in the coming year.
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CSIS strengthens Allurity’s cybersecurity protection
Tue, 11th Oct 2022
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cybersecurity
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threat intelligence
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csis
CSIS security group is working towards its goal of becoming Europe’s preferred provider of tech-enabled cybersecurity services.
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Black Lotus Labs discovers new, multipurpose malware
Fri, 30th Sep 2022
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malware
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ddos
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black lotus
Black Lotus Labs, the threat intelligence team at Lumen, has discovered a new, rapidly growing, multipurpose malware written in the Go programming language.
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Trellix advances threat intelligence with new research centre
Tue, 27th Sep 2022
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ai
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ai security
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xdr
Trellix has announced the establishment of the Trellix Advanced Research Center to advance global threat intelligence.
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ForgeRock announces next gen identity orchestration capabilities
Mon, 19th Sep 2022
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crm
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ai
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cx
ForgeRock has launched identity orchestration capabilities to enable enterprises to deliver improved user experiences secured by threat protection.
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New Onapsis solution empowers greater threat intelligence
Fri, 9th Sep 2022
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application security
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cybersecurity
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compliance
This advanced solution connects the Onapsis Threat Intelligence Cloud and deep research conducted by the ORL into a detailed threat intelligence repository.
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Palo Alto Networks responds to rise in threats with MDR service
Tue, 9th Aug 2022
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Unit 42 Managed Detection and Response is a new service that can offer continuous 24/7 threat detection, investigation and response.
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How threat intelligence platforms can extend detection and response
Tue, 19th Jul 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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threat intelligence
Cybersecurity budgets are rising, with industry commentators frequently reporting that companies are committing more money to strengthening their posture against persistent and sophisticated threats.
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Q1 DDoS and application attack activity reveals surprise result
Thu, 16th Jun 2022
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big data
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The cybersecurity threat landscape in the first quarter of 2022 represented a mixed bag of old enemies and new foes. New actors dominated the DDoS threat landscape while application security faced tried-and-true attack vectors.
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A 52.89% increase in ransomware attacks compared to January
Wed, 23rd Mar 2022
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cybersecurity
According to NCC Group's Strategic Threat Intelligence team, ransomware attacks increased by 52.89% compared to January. 
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Global poll unearths alarming data protection levels
Fri, 4th Mar 2022
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data protection
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cybersecurity
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xdr
A survey of 800 data security decision-makers across 11 countries from enterprises with 5,000 or more employees has disclosed a series of alarming results.
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Ransomware not slowing: Relentless and more destructive
Mon, 28th Feb 2022
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firewall
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malware
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ddos
Ransomware is not slowing down and continues to be relentless and more destructive, a new report has revealed.
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Datacom secures Microsoft Intelligent Security Association membership
Fri, 25th Feb 2022
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
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datacom
Following an assessment of security solutions, certifications and qualified practitioners, IT services company Datacom has secured MISA membership.
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Nucleus Security teams up with Mandiant to enhance vulnerability management programs with threat intelligence
Wed, 2nd Feb 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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partnerships
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threat intelligence
Nucleus Security has entered into a strategic partnership with Mandiant, the leader in dynamic cyber defense and response.
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Check Point Research reveals botnets on the rise, software vendors hit hard by cyber attacks
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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botnet
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threat intelligence
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cyber threats
Software vendors saw the largest year-on-year growth in 2021 at 146%, according to the 2022 Security Report from Check Point Research (CPR), the threat intelligence arm of the organisation.
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Why cyber crime will continue to flourish in 2022
Tue, 11th Jan 2022
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ddos
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devops
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cybersecurity
Cybercrime flourished in 2021, and there are no signs that it will slow down in 2022. There are several factors behind this high-confidence prediction.
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NETSCOUT expands security monitoring capabilities, releases Omnis Cyber Intelligence
Thu, 4th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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advanced persistent threat protection
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threat intelligence
NETSCOUT enters the security market with 'groundbreaking' cyber intelligence technology
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Year of ransomware continues with unprecedented surge
Fri, 29th Oct 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
SonicWall recorded a 148% increase in global ransomware attacks through the third quarter of 2021.
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Threat intelligence most sought-after security service for MSPs
Fri, 22nd Oct 2021
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managed services
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cybersecurity
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kaspersky
"When a reactive approach to cybersecurity is not enough, MSPs have to seriously address the choice of threat intelligence service providers."
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Critical networks under siege by cyber threats, CrowdStrike finds
Fri, 10th Sep 2021
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network management
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ai
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firewall
CrowdStrike states that these statistics show that threat actors are constantly adapting tactics, techniques, and procedures to accelerate their march toward their objectives.
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Ransomware has increased tenfold in one year, FortiGuard Labs finds
Wed, 8th Sep 2021
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firewall
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ransomware
“We are seeing an increase in effective and destructive cyber attacks affecting thousands of organisations in a single incident creating an important inflection point for the war on cyber crime."
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