Reports & Updates

Recorded Future’s monthly CVE report records 2,200 cyber vulnerabilities for April, Microsoft still topping the list

Australian organisations should pay attention to 15 high risk vulnerabilities across Microsoft, Apple and Google. Some of the vulnerabilities in Apple and Microsoft are being used by the Nokoya ransomware group and likely nation-state actors.

Fortinet survey finds 78 per cent of organisations felt prepared for ransomware attacks, yet half still fell victim

John Maddison, executive vice president of products and chief marketing officer, Fortinet, said, “According to the Fortinet research released, though three out of four organisations detected ransomware attacks early, half still fell victim to them. These results demonstrate the urgency to move beyond simple detection to real-time response. However, this is only part of the solution as organisations cited the top challenges in preventing attacks were related to their people and processes. A holistic approach to cybersecurity that goes beyond investing in essential technologies and prioritises training is essential.”

New Relic’s 2023 State of Java Ecosystem Report: Java Still Dominant

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR), the all-in-one observability platform for every engineer, released its second annual State of the Java Ecosystem Report to provide context and insights into the current state of the Java ecosystem. Following the recent release of Java 17, the report finds that the adoption rate for the latest long-term support (LTS) release has grown 430% in one year.

Report Reveals the Need for the Convergence of Observability and Security as Rising Complexity of Cloud-Native Development Exposes Australian Organisations to Heightened Security Risks

Dynatrace (NYSE: DT), the leader in unified observability and security, has announced the findings of an independent global survey of 1,300 chief information security officers (CISOs), including 100 respondents from Australia, in large organisations. The research reveals that CISOs find it increasingly difficult to keep their software secure as their hybrid and multicloud environments become more complex, and teams continue to rely on manual processes that make it easier for vulnerabilities to slip into production environments.

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