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Kaspersky
Cybersecurity loopholes prevalent in South East Asia
This week
In terms of the share of vulnerabilities with publicly available exploits, three countries out of top five are located in Southeast Asia.
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Threat intelligence
Trellix advances threat intelligence with new research centre
This week
Trellix has announced the establishment of the Trellix Advanced Research Center to advance global threat intelligence.
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Cybersecurity
Cloud security greatest concern for Australian IT leaders
Last week
Despite increased investment and C-suite attention, most organisations are less than fully prepared to address major threats.
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Cybersecurity training
The security awareness training topics to reduce risk and promote a security-compliant culture
Last month
It’s critical for businesses to support integrated and ongoing security awareness training that continues to educate end users on how to identify and combat cyber threats, as well as best practices for staying cyber-savvy.
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Cybersecurity
Hands-on intrusion attempts up 50% year-over-year - report
Last month
A new report has identified more than 77,000 potential intrusions, or approximately one potential intrusion every seven minutes.
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Ransomware
Top security threats for August 2022 revealed in new report
Last month
The top security threats for the month of August 2022 have been revealed in a new report from Securonix Threat Labs.
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Phishing
The old ways aren’t working – Let’s rethink our cybersecurity
Last month
Multiple reports suggest that phishing attacks are on the rise in Australia, with over 80% of organisations reporting at least one successful attempt over the past 12 months.
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Cybersecurity
New Onapsis solution empowers greater threat intelligence
Last month
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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Data Protection
Exclusive: Trustwave strengthens cybersecurity as threats ramp up
Last month
As a recognised global cyber defender that stops cyber threats all day, every day, Trustwave enables its clients to conduct their business securely.
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Malware
How to protect against the growing fileless malware threat
August 2022
In 2017 the Ponemon Institute reported that fileless attacks are ten times more successful than file-based attacks.
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Microsoft
Kaspersky integrates Threat Data Feeds with Microsoft Sentinel
August 2022
With this integration, teams can extend threat detection capabilities and increase the effectiveness of initial alert triage, threat hunting or incident response.
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Cybersecurity
Cyberwar a growing concern for organisations - Venafi
August 2022
Venafi has announced the findings of new research that evaluates the security impact of the increasing number of nation-state attacks and recent shifts in geopolitics.
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Testing
Kaspersky achieves AAA expert rating for EDR products
August 2022
Independent security testing organisation SE Labs has awarded Kaspersky Endpoint Detection and Response Expert a ‘AAA’ rating.
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Phishing
Singapore sees uptick in cyber threats in 2Q of 2022
August 2022
A total of 1,817,635 web threats against Internet users were detected and blocked in Singapore between April to June 2022.
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Cybersecurity
Verizon supports Fujifilm's cybersecurity advancements
August 2022
Verizon Business is supporting Japan’s Fujifilm Holdings to strengthen its global cybersecurity monitoring and cyber intelligence capabilities.
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Email scams
HelpSystems shines light on impact of response-based threats
August 2022
Response-based attacks targeting corporate inboxes have climbed to their highest volume since 2020, representing 41% of all email-based scams.
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Collaboration
Lacework launches new capabilities for better threat detection
August 2022
Lacework has announced new capabilities that enable organisations to uncover more critical threats to their infrastructure and empower teams.
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Scam
Classiscam threat expands to target leading platforms in Singapore
August 2022
Researchers at Group-IB have uncovered that Classiscam, a sophisticated scam-as-a-service operation, has expanded to Singapore.
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Malware
Nozomi Networks Labs identifies impacts on 2022 threat landscape
August 2022
Nozomi Networks’ latest research finds that wiper malware, IoT botnet activity, and the Russia/Ukraine war have had the biggest impact on the threat landscape in 2022 so far.
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Cybersecurity
FirstWave responds to SMB demand for better cybersecurity
August 2022
FirstWave developed the CyberCision Open Security Management Platform to respond to SMBs 'urgent' need for comprehensive cyber protection.
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Cybersecurity
Sophos links three expert security teams together with X-Ops
July 2022
Sophos X-Ops leverages the predictive, real-time, real-world and researched threat intelligence from each group.
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Ransomware
Ransomware, cyber supply chain compromises key threats in 2022
July 2022
Technology, media, and telecommunications and transport industry groups were the top targets for cyber threats in Singapore in 2021.
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Data Protection
Applying Aristotle’s ‘First Principles’ to revolutionise cybersecurity
July 2022
As the techniques of hackers continue to evolve and become more complex, our approach to security needs an overhaul as well.
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Cybersecurity
How threat intelligence platforms can extend detection and response
July 2022
Cybersecurity budgets are rising, with industry commentators frequently reporting that companies are committing more money to strengthening their posture against persistent and sophisticated threats.