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Firewall
Barracuda accelerates growth in its data protection business
Last week
Barracuda cloud-to-cloud backup protects against evolving cyber threats, such as ransomware, and is now transactable in the Azure Marketplace.
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Data Protection
Fastly named Challenger in Gartner Magic Quadrant report
Last month
"Fastly is able to keep applications and services safe without sacrificing speed of deployment or delivery, which is critical for reliable digital experiences.”
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Fastly
75% of AU businesses wrestling with increased attack surface
May 2022
Fastly has released research that shows 75% of AU businesses are now living with a vastly increased attack surface caused by reliance on web applications.
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Cloud
Fastly named Customers’ Choice for WAAP four years in a row
March 2022
Fastly has announced it was named a March 2022 Gartner Peer Insights Customer's Choice for Web Application and API Protection for the fourth consecutive year. 
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Cloud
Oracle announces Multiple-VM Autonomous Database availability on Exadata Cloud@Customer
March 2022
Oracle has recently announced the availability of its Multiple-VM Autonomous Database on Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer.
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Cybersecurity
Akamai launches next-gen web application and API protection solution
November 2021
"This builds on Akamai's proven security technologies, introducing new levels of sophisticated, automated intelligence to keep our customers a step ahead of the cyber criminals.”
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DDoS
Radware notes huge uptick in DDoS attack blocking in 2021
November 2021
Radware’s director of threat intelligence, Pascal Geenens, says in the first nine months of 2021 there were more blocked attacks than there were in the entirety of 2020.
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Invicti
Interview: Invicti's Mark Ralls on the new defining age for web application security
September 2021
Ralls chats about web application security, vulnerability management, false positives, and why businesses need to think about vulnerability scanning in an entirely new way.
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Web application
RedShield selected for AT&T Cybersecurity's Managed Vulnerability Program
August 2021
RedShield's Web Application Shielding is delivered as a fully managed service. It uses shields to mitigate exploitable vulnerabilities in applications.
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Cybersecurity
State-affiliated threat actors attribute 57% of all known web app incidents over last five years - Report
July 2021
According to a multi-source report, state-affiliated threat actors attributed to 57% of all known web application incidents over the last five years.
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Cybersecurity
How to protect applications across multiple clouds
December 2020
While web application firewalls (WAFs) play a critical role in protecting applications, deploying and managing a WAF can be complicated and require ongoing refinement of security policies.
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AI
ABBYY launches new tool to streamline customer onboarding
June 2019
“With ABBYY Mobile Web Capture, we aim to help organisations to deliver a smooth customer experience, boost profits and differentiate on the market.”
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Cloud Security
IDC: Web application security market on the rise
February 2019
Enterprises are migrating a services from traditional data centers to cloud environments, making the web application environment more complicated.
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Cybersecurity
Search and destroy: Secure your web apps with zero false-positives
August 2018
ImmuniWeb On-Demand is a perfect choice for one- time application security and privacy testing.
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Cryptocurrency
China reigns supreme as Asia's top source - and top target - of DDoS attacks
March 2018
China continues its reign as one of the world’s most prevalent cyberattackers, taking the number two rank for the top five source countries globally.
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Compliance
Web & mobile applications present significant risk to Asia businesses
December 2017
"It is not surprising that web and mobile applications represent such a high risk to businesses in Asia."
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Social enterprise
Wellington social enterprise launches web app for volunteers
October 2017
“We found the volunteering process cumbersome, so we decided to design an easy solution to find opportunities that line up with your skills."
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Cybersecurity
Kordia ramps up RedShield push with new appointments
August 2017
Kordia has upped its cybersecurity play with the appointment of a cyber security country manager and a channel manager to push RedShield.