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Malware
Avast One extends protection with Online Safety Score
Avast One has extended its cross-platform support by adding its Online Safety Score feature to both the Mac and iOS platforms of Avast One.
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Endpoint Protection
Absolute Software mentioned in recent Forrester report
Forrester has cited Absolute Software in its recently published report covering four key endpoint management trends that IT professionals should implement.
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Malware
Comodo Security Solutions rebrands, launches new offering
Comodo Security Solutions has rebranded to Xcitium and launched its patented zero threat endpoint technology to fight increasing ransomware and other malware across industries.
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Malware
Fortinet introduces self-learning AI in latest offering
Fortinet is introducing self-learning AI capabilities in its new network detection and response offering, FortiNDR.
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Apple
Jamf unveils new technologies for business security
Jamf has showcased new technologies it has developed to assist organisations in offering an enterprise secure and straightforward environment for consumers.
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Ransomware
Absolute Software unveils ransomware response offering
The product is designed to enable organisations to increase strategic preparedness and accelerate endpoint recovery.
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Malware
Sophos achieves perfect scores in SE Labs protection tests
Sophos' endpoint products have been ranked top in protection and false-positive tests for enterprise, small businesses, and consumers.
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Ransomware
Evolution of ransomware reaches dangerous levels of sophistication
Ransomware is reaching new levels of sophistication with dangerous results, according to cybersecurity firm SLVA. 
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Endpoint Protection
Barracuda strengthens MSP security offerings with endpoint protection capabilities
The new offerings are designed to help MSPs build advanced, security-centric services for their customers.
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Endpoint Protection
ESET named strategic leader in endpoint prevention and response
ESET achieved high scores in the categories of active prevention, passive response, and combined prevention/response capabilities, scoring 96%, 100%, and 98%.
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Ransomware
Sophos launches zero trust offering for advanced endpoint protection
Sophos has launched Sophos ZTNA, a zero trust network access (ZTNA) offering that fully integrates with Sophos Intercept X to provide advanced endpoint protection and zero trust network access with a single agent.
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Malware
Endpoints & encrypted connections top malware vectors - WatchGuard report
WatchGuard also reports that more than half of all malware is now delivered via encrypted connections.
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Endpoint Protection
CrowdStrike ranks #1 for modern endpoint security for second year running
“Endpoint security is mission critical in today’s complex landscape, and CrowdStrike has proven time and again that our technology has transformed the approach that modern organisations take to tackle threats."
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Endpoint Protection
ThycoticCentrify adds new security controls and automation to Secret Server
"Our continued focus on decreasing the steps required to safeguard secrets reduces the workload on security administrators and the attack surface area."
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Endpoint Protection
CrowdStrike launches $100 million investment vehicle Falcon Fund II for tech innovators
CrowdStrike has announced the launch of Falcon Fund II, a $100 million investment vehicle in partnership with Accel focused on cross-stage private investments within cybersecurity and relevant adjacent markets. 
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Endpoint Protection
NZ Govt security information bill passes its first reading
“The Bill adds to the Government’s work to strengthen New Zealand’s protections against security threats, in line with the recommendations of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the March 15 mosques attack."
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Endpoint Protection
Qualys adds zero-touch patching to Patch Management app
"As organisations implement zero-trust security frameworks, the ability to automate patching so they can better trust assets becomes a foundational aspect of their cyber defence strategy.”
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Endpoint Protection
Check Point named a major player in endpoint security
Cybersecurity provider Check Point Software Technologies has been recognised as a Major Player by IDC.
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Data Protection
CrowdStrike acquires SecureCircle, extends zero trust endpoint solution
"CrowdStrike will be setting a new standard for endpoint-based data protection by connecting zero trust enforcement to the device, the user identity and, with this acquisition, the data users are accessing and using.”
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Ransomware
ManageEngine brings endpoint protection capabilities to enterprise customers
ManageEngine has added data loss prevention for endpoints, anti-ransomware and endpoint compliance capabilities to its unified endpoint management solution, Desktop Central.
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Mobile Mentor
Mobile Mentor's Modern Work Assessment tackles the security & employee productivity challenge
It’s inevitable that every business will face the business challenge of balancing productivity with security.
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Endpoint Protection
Rethinking endpoint management in the post-BYOD workplace
Endpoint protection has a reputation for “admin rights being ripped away” from end-users.
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Cybersecurity
A quarter of all enterprise devices using faulty security controls
"The findings underscore the critical need for resilient endpoints and applications in the evolving ‘work from anywhere’ era."
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Endpoint Protection
WatchGuard brings greater endpoint security into WatchGuard Cloud
According to the company, this integration is the latest example of WatchGuard’s continued commitment to and investment in MSP enablement with WatchGuard Cloud enhancements.