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Gigamon appoints Simon Oliver as ANZ Head of Channel
3 days ago
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Gigamon appoints Simon Oliver as Head of Channel for Australia, bolstering its channel-first strategy across the ANZ region amid surging demand for improved hybrid cloud infrastructure security.
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VietCredCare cyber threat rocks Vietnam's social media landscape
Last week
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malware
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phishing
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email security
Vietnam is being rocked by an advanced cyber threat, VietCredCare, targeting business social media accounts, leading to widespread data breaches in government, business, and education sectors.
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Gigamon records 100% growth in cloud revenue in 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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Gigamon enjoyed over 100% YoY growth in 2023 cloud revenue due to international demand for its deep observability service, reflecting a trend towards hybrid cloud security management.
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Trello data breach exposes 15 million users' details on Dark Web
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data protection
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project management
Trello has suffered a data breach compromising the details of 15 million users, sparking questions over the security measures at parent company, Atlassian.
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Data Privacy Day: Experts call for essential adaptation in AI era
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Ahead of Data Privacy Day, tech experts voice concerns about increasing data privacy challenges and cyber threats spurred by advanced AI.
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Data Privacy Day: Watchguard gives warning about 'free' services
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firewall
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breach prevention
On Data Privacy Day, WatchGuard's VP of Identity, Carla Roncato, warns of the less conspicuous costs linked with 'free' services.
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Surge in cyberattacks on public sector spotlighted by KnowBe4 report
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it training
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cyberattacks on the public sector surge in 2023, says KnowBe4 report, revealing a noteworthy 31% increase in APAC region and a global rising trend in ransomware incidents.
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AI marked as top cybersecurity challenge for next year
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Cybersecurity challenges for 2024, including AI-driven threats, are spotlighted by Kaspersky, urging heightened vigilance in adopting online security measures.
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Traceable AI hires Brian McDonough as Chief Revenue Officer
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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application security
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partner programmes
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breach prevention
In a bid to enhance growth, AI security firm, Traceable AI, hires Brian McDonough, a former team member of Snyk and Recorded Future, as Chief Revenue Officer.
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Cypago unveils automated tool to streamline cybersecurity management
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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breach prevention
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it automation
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cybersecurity
Cypago's new automated tool is designed to streamline cybersecurity, identify gaps in user accounts and enable quick fixes.
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How AI’s impact will shape cybersecurity strategies in 2024
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
By understanding the security implications of AI, security teams will be well-placed to avoid the negative side effects that the technology could deliver.
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Appdome reveals consumer expectations for enhanced mobile app security
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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malware
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physical security
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breach prevention
Appdome's 2023 Global Consumer Expectations survey shows an 82.4% of users advocating for proactive mobile fraud prevention.
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Canonical and Intel partner for secure computing in Ubuntu OS
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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breach prevention
Intel and Canonical join forces to strengthen data security in the Ubuntu OS, using Intel's Trust Domain Extensions technology.
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Darktrace director warns of rising cyber threats during holiday season
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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ransomware
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cloud services
Darktrace's Liam Dermody urges businesses to remain vigilant against increasing cyber threats during the Christmas season.
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Logi-Tech & ARIA Cybersecurity unite to defend Australian infrastructure
Mon, 27th Nov 2023
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breach prevention
ARIA Cybersecurity and Logi-Tech introduce AZT PROTECT, a novel service aimed at defending Australia's crucial infrastructure from cyber threats.
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Australian firms express concern over insufficient cloud security
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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bi
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big data
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malware
Over 60% of Australian security workers believe cloud security is inadequate, putting businesses at high risk, says new study.
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How organisations can reduce security and compliance risks when working remotely
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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data protection
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cloud services
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As hybrid and remote working models remain in place, they reveal previously unconsidered security gaps in organisations.
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Australian retailers jeopardise online shopper safety with poor cybersecurity
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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email security
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breach prevention
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web development
Australian retailers expose online shoppers to potential email fraud due to inadequate cybersecurity measures, reveals Proofpoint report.
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Alarming findings in 2023 State of SaaS Data Security Report
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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storage
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encryption
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dlp
Despite IT leaders prioritising cyber protection, the 2023 State of SaaS Data Security report reveals a 60% data loss rate across European organisations.
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CrowdStrike unveils Falcon Go for SMB cybersecurity
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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breach prevention
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ransomware
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ai security
CrowdStrike's new Falcon Go revolutionizes SMB cybersecurity, offering AI-driven protection against modern threats.
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Telecom firms' 3G phase-out faces security challenges, says Thales report
Fri, 10th Nov 2023
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storage
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encryption
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cloud security
Security threats pose significant challenges to the 3G phase-out plans by leading telecom companies in Australia and New Zealand, says Thales.
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Australian & NZ firms hit hard by cybersecurity breaches
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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breach prevention
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74% of firms in Australia and New Zealand have suffered cyberattacks in the past year, with 41% experiencing multiple breaches.
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Delinea publishes comprehensive white papers to fortify global compliance preparations
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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Delinea issues crucial white papers to aid global organisations in strengthening compliance preparations against cyber threats.
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ExpressVPN unveils Keys, its new password manager in security toolkit expansion
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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smartphones
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apple
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breach prevention
ExpressVPN branches into wider security tools, unveiling its new password manager, Keys, for a safer and more secure online experience.