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Combating cybercrime in NZ with a robust cybersecurity strategy
Last month
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malware
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ddos
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ransomware
New Zealand businesses grapple with cybercrime's volatile threat landscape, as incidents across various sectors showcase the dire consequences. A nuanced approach to cybersecurity strategy is vital.
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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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CIISec and The Cyber Scheme become first UK Cyber Security Charter bodies
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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testing
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compliance
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risk intelligence & compliance
CIISec and The Cyber Scheme become the first licensed bodies for UK Cyber Security Chartership, setting industry standards.
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Westpac's former CISO joins CyberCX NZ as Executive Director for Strategy & Risk
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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testing
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advanced persistent threat protection
Former CISO for Westpac and Acting Assistant Director of Cybersecurity at NCSC, Dan Richardson joins CyberCX in NZ as Exec Director for Strategy and Risk.
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Why fuzzing is an insufficient method for testing your APIs
Fri, 28th Jul 2023
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testing
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network security
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firewall
One of the common techniques used in software testing to identify potential vulnerabilities or bugs in a programme is fuzzing.
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New Relic launches interactive application security testing
Thu, 27th Jul 2023
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testing
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cybersecurity
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new relic
New Relic introduces New Relic Interactive Application Security Testing (IAST) to help engineers mitigate security risks.
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Noname Security announces new API security testing solution
Fri, 23rd Jun 2023
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testing
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application security
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app development
The new version of Noname Security’s Active Testing combines developer-friendly integrations with API reachability.
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CyberCX appoints Phil Mason as CEO for UK operations
Fri, 21st Apr 2023
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testing
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cloud services
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digital transformation
CyberCX, Australia's largest cyber security services firm, has appointed Phil Mason as the new CEO of its UK business as part of its expansion plan.
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Synopsys enables DevOps teams with latest security testing offerings
Tue, 11th Apr 2023
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testing
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devops
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cloud services
Synopsys to showcase Fast Application Security Testing (fAST) offerings at RSA Conference 2023, enabling DevOps teams to find and fix vulnerabilities.
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SecAlliance appoints new Director of Intelligence
Wed, 25th Jan 2023
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testing
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threat intelligence
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cisco
Mick Reynolds, former Head of Cyber Intelligence and Security Testing at Direct Line Group, joins SecAlliance as Director of Intelligence.
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Trustwave introduces dashboard to manage security testing
Mon, 21st Oct 2019
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testing
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multi-cloud
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cios
Trustwave unveils comprehensive security testing portfolio to streamline enterprise cyber defence.
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Vulnerable mobile apps ‘just waiting to be exploited’
Thu, 19th Mar 2015
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smartphones
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testing
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encryption
Hackers target weak mobile apps, with AVG's CTO warning they're ripe for data theft and urging developers and stores to tighten security.