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Why businesses need a virtual firewall for optimal cloud protection
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firewall
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cloud services
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network security
As cloud-based operations' security challenges mount, businesses are urged to employ virtual firewalls, crucial for preserving data integrity, enforcing compliance and retaining customer trust.
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Object First's Ootbi marks first anniversary with rapid growth
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virtualisation
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storage
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ransomware
Celebrating its first successful year, Object First witnesses a 200% surge in bookings for its ransomware-proof backup storage appliance, Ootbi, expanding into the EMEA and LATAM markets.
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Talking cybersecurity with the board of Directors
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compliance
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cybersecurity
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context
Cybersecurity professionals must translate their technical language to ensure board members fully grasp inherent cyber threats, to encourage informed investment and more accountable cybercrime prevention.
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Keeping pace with innovation in IT and security
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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security posture
Organisations face technical barriers in the push for IT improvement and new security methods, yet the rising importance of non-technical factors in technology procurement may aid transformation.
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How the cloud security landscape will evolve in 2024
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data protection
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cloud services
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encryption
AI-driven threat actors' sophistication surge, increased data privacy concerns, and deepening supply chain security issues shape the cloud security landscape in 2024, experts forecast.
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Zscaler unveils SASE programme for Zero Trust security
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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wfh
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data protection
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cloud security
Zscaler has launched advanced single-vendor Secure Access Service Edge programme and Zero Trust SD-WAN solution.
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Logpoint launches cloud security solution for SAP BTP
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cloud security
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it infrastructure
Logpoint's new Business Critical Security solution arms organisations with enhanced cloud security features for the SAP Business Technology Platform.
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Why 2024 will be the year of scaling security efficiencies
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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data protection
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breach prevention
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ai
security innovations have the potential to keep pace with the expanding attack surface and enable SecOps and IT to work together and successfully secure the enterprise.
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Check Point named Cloud Security Leader by Frost & Sullivan
Fri, 12th Jan 2024
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data protection
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cloud security
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frost & sullivan
Frost and Sullivan has recognised Check Point Software Technologies as a Leader and Innovator in Cloud Security.
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How to make your Zero Trust Network Access rollout a success
Tue, 9th Jan 2024
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microsoft
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cloud services
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bi
Despite 83% of cybersec decision-makers in Australia and New Zealand seeing Zero Trust Network Access as future security, 17% have yet to start a programme, Forrester Consulting study reveals.
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AppOmni experts warn of AI risks & mega breaches in 2024
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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testing
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dark web
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cybersecurity
AppOmni experts predict perilous 2024: AI misuse, chronic mega breaches, and new cyber weaponry loom large.
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Egress experts predict wave of AI weaponisation in cyber threats for 2024
Wed, 27th Dec 2023
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contact centre
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cx
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phishing
Egress forecasts AI-powered cyber threats to soar in 2024, with cybercriminals exploiting artificial intelligence.
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SEC vs. SolarWinds: A cybersecurity game changer for CISOs
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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cybersecurity
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application security
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cso / ciso
businesses must adapt by strengthening their security protocols and empowering CISOs to lead the charge in fortifying their organisation's cybersecurity resilience.
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Rapid7 partners with Duo for strategic distribution in New Zealand
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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devops
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cloud security
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application security
New Zealand's cybersecurity expenditure could boost as Rapid7 appoints Duo, a branch of Sektor, for strategic distribution.
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Boardroom preparedness: The best security strategy for 2024
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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soc
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
CISOs are relying on reactive strategies post-breach rather than proactive measures that better prepare the whole team before an incident strikes.
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2024 cybersecurity: Swap ChatGPT predictions for key resolutions
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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data protection
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ai security
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cybersecurity
We suggest you make the following three resolutions and a promise to yourself that you will lay the groundwork to make them happen in 2024.
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Action1 Corporation expands into European market with new German data centre
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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colocation
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frankfurt
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dc
US firm Action1 enters the European market, launching a new data centre in Frankfurt, placing emphasis on GDPR compliance.
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Understanding the importance of risk management in projects 
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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app development
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workflow automation
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apm
By deploying effective and automated processes and then managing them, IT leaders can ensure their organisation enjoys the best possible outcomes.
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Unveiling hidden menaces: Hey, threat actors… we see you!
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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encryption
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Too often, organisations get serious about modernising their security posture only after they’ve had a breach.
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CybeReady enhances cybersecurity training with advanced employee-focused features
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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it training
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cybersecurity
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security posture
CybeReady introduces sophisticated cybersecurity employee-training tools including an Internal Communication Center and personalised Employee Scorecards.
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Why you should create a physical security standard for your company
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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physical security
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cios
By bridging the gap between cyber and physical defence, organisations are better equipped to face an ever-evolving threat landscape.
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Exabeam completes protected level IRAP assessment in Australia
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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siem
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compliance
Exabeam has successfully passed an IRAP assessment at the Protected level for its Security Operations Platform in Australia.
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Sekuro expands cybersecurity operations into the UK
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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cyber risk
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security posture
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australian government
Australian cyber security firm Sekuro, has expanded its operations into the United Kingdom in efforts to aid British organisations.
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Exclusive: Qualys' risk-based approach to cybersecurity
Mon, 27th Nov 2023
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cybersecurity
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security posture
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qualys
Qualys, a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, has been pivotal in aiding companies through their digital transformation.