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i-PRO shares key tips on data privacy protection
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ai
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encryption
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facial recognition
Security solutions firm i-PRO underscores the importance of data privacy in a world increasingly under surveillance.
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Flare uncovers cyber threat landscape by Russian hackers
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cybersecurity
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national security
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flare
Cybersecurity firm Flare exposes the escalating threat posed by initial access brokers on Russian hacking forums.
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Securing APIs in 2024: Top challenges for CISOs
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gdpr
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insider threats
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cso / ciso
In 2024, securing APIs emerges as a critical task for CISOs, with 92% of organisations experiencing breaches due to increasing API adoption and sophisticated AI-powered hacking techniques.
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The role of Privilege Access Management in achieving robust cybersecurity
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ransomware
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pam
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phishing
Privilege Access Management (PAM), with its ability to control key digital accounts, is proving crucial in combating rising cybersecurity threats posed by misuse of digital identities, a key source of business disruption.
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Data Privacy Day sees phishing risk surge – report
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ransomware
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malware
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gdpr
Ahead of Data Privacy Day, PrivacyEngines stresses increasing threat of phishing, with a staggering number of global attacks in Q3 2022.
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CybeReady introduces new QR code phishing simulations
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cybersecurity
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cios
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cybercriminals
CybeReady has introduced QR Code Phishing Simulations to its training suite, to arm businesses against the rising trend of quishing.
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ReasonLabs uncovers cashback scam in torrented video game files
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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malware
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cybersecurity
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movies
Cybersecurity firm ReasonLabs exposes massive cashback scam in torrented video games, compromising user's personal information.
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AI advancements being exploited for email cyberattacks
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
Cybercriminals are capitalising on the advancements in generative AI technology to conduct sophisticated email cyberattacks, says CISO of Abnormal Security.
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SendQuick achieves top security certifications, reinforcing user data protection
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
SendQuick earns ISO/IEC 27017:2015, ISO/IEC 27018:2019 and Cyber Trust Mark, bolstering user data security.
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Cybercrime threat escalation prompts vigilance for Black Friday shoppers
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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online shopping
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retail
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cios
Alarming data shows cybercriminals escalating efforts to exploit Black Friday, with a 135% increase in fake retail sites.
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Threat actor targets developers with malicious Python packages
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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application security
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webcam
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cios
Python developers targeted by malware disguised as obfuscation tools, granting attackers full control over victims' systems.
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ConnectID brings digital identity solutions to Australian recruitment sector
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
ConnectID partners with Referoo, offering real-time, secure digital identity verification to the Australian recruitment sector.
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'UK's crucial infrastructure under major threat from cyber attacks' report reveals
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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power / energy
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russia
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cios
The National Cyber Security Centre's annual review reveals a sustained and significant cyber threat to the UK's crucial infrastructure.
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Malicious Python packages form serious security threat, Checkmarx study reveals
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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application security
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web development
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cybersecurity
Checkmarx study uncovers serious security risk posed by malicious Python packages used to hijack victim's computers.
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Group-IB warns of rising Android Trojan threat in APAC
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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endpoint protection
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smartphones
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advanced persistent threat protection
Group-IB warns of rising cyber threats in Asia-Pacific, with advanced Android Trojan GoldDigger targeting Vietnamese banking apps.
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archTIS product wins Policy Mgmt Solution of the Year award
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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microsoft
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cloud security
archTIS Limited's NC Protect earns Policy Management Solution of the Year at the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards.
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CMTG highlights IT threats during Cyber Security Awareness Month
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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malware
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encryption
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advanced persistent threat protection
Perth-based cyber security firm, CMTG, warns Australians of significant daily online threats amidst Security Awareness Month.
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MongoDB announces general availability of encryption technology
Thu, 17th Aug 2023
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cloud services
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encryption
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cybersecurity
MongoDB has unveiled MongoDB Queryable Encryption, a technology that safeguards sensitive data when it is queried and used on the platform.
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Joshua Goodman named Regional Sales Manager
Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
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edutech
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cybersecurity
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nz
Varonis appoints Joshua Goodman as Regional Sales Manager for NSW, QLD, ACT, and NZ. He brings a decade of experience in B2B software account management.
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Are Kiwi firms exposing sensitive data to help desks?
Wed, 2nd Oct 2013
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big data
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bi
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cdp
A New Zealand IT specialist is warning Kiwis phoning cloud software helpdesks that they may expose their data to unnecessary risk.
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Juniper targets mobile threats
Wed, 27th Oct 2010
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smartphones
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cloud services
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technology gifts
Consumer and business smartphone use being targeted for the Pulse Mobile Security Suite.
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Who’s listening?
Thu, 1st Jul 2010
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uc
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firewall
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cloud services
Security requirements and strategies apply to unifi ed communications solutions just as much as they do to traditional phone and email systems.