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Why Security Vulnerability Management Strategies Need to Evolve

Why Security Vulnerability Management Strategies Need to Evolve

The capabilities offered by business software applications are constantly growing, but unfortunately so too are the number of vulnerabilities. Much of this challenge can be attributed to the rate of change that is occurring within organisations. Determined to improve productivity and reduce operational costs, many are embracing strategies of digital ...
Harassment Surged 20x in Ransomware Cases, New Report from Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Finds

Harassment Surged 20x in Ransomware Cases, New Report from Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Finds

A new report from Palo Alto Networks (NASDAQ: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, found that ransomware and extortion actors are utilising more aggressive tactics to pressure organisations, with harassment being involved 20 times more often than in 2021, according to Unit 42™ incident response cases.
Research Highlights Cyber Security’s Underestimated Role as a Business and Revenue-enabler

Research Highlights Cyber Security’s Underestimated Role as a Business and Revenue-enabler

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global cybersecurity leader, today released new research* revealing that while Australian organisations plan to increase cybersecurity budgets in 2023, business leaders hold conflicting views on the function.
BeyondTrust 10th Annual Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report Finds Elevation of Privilege Remains #1 Microsoft Vulnerability Category

BeyondTrust 10th Annual Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report Finds Elevation of Privilege Remains #1 Microsoft Vulnerability Category

BeyondTrust, the worldwide leader in intelligent identity and access security, today announced the release of the 2023 Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report. This report is the 10th anniversary edition and covers a decade of vulnerability insights, providing valuable information to help organisations see into the past, present, and future of the Microsoft ...
UPDATE: Latitude Financial Hit by Data Breach

UPDATE: Latitude Financial Hit by Data Breach

Last week, ​​consumer finance provider Latitude Financial suffered a cyberattack that compromised the personal information of around 330,000 customers in New Zealand and Australia. Most of the stolen data was copies of driver's licenses or numbers, and only a small percentage were passport numbers or Medicare numbers. The Department of Internal Affairs ...
How to Safeguard Data From ChatGPT’s Security Risks

How to Safeguard Data From ChatGPT’s Security Risks

ChatGPT is now the fastest-growing app in history, hitting 100 million active users in just two months—way faster than the nine months it took previous record-holder TikTok to reach that mark. According to its developer OpenAI, Australia can also expect access to the subscription-based ChatGPT Plus soon.
Palo Alto Networks Leads the Industry to AI-Powered SASE

Palo Alto Networks Leads the Industry to AI-Powered SASE

According to the Gartner® 2022 Roadmap for SASE Convergence report1, by 2025, 80% of enterprises will have adopted a strategy to unify web, cloud services and private application access using a SASE/SSE architecture, up from 20% in 2021.

CrowdStrike Discovers First-Ever Dero Cryptojacking Campaign Targeting Kubernetes

- Benjamin Grap - Manoj Ahuje CrowdStrike has discovered the first-ever Dero cryptojacking operation targeting Kubernetes infrastructure. Dero is a cryptocurrency that claims to offer improved privacy, anonymity and higher and faster monetary rewards compared to Monero, which is a commonly used cryptocurrency in cryptojacking operations. The novel ...

In The News

CyberArk Launches Industry’s First Identity-Centric Secure Browser

CyberArk Launches Industry’s First Identity-Centric Secure Browser

CyberArk Secure Browser Makes It Easy to Tailor Security, Privacy and Productivity Controls on Managed and Unmanaged Workforce Devices
Mastercard Ups The Ante On Ecommerce Security; Scales Its Tokenised Online Checkout Experience To Tackle Online Payment Fraud In Australia

Mastercard Ups The Ante On Ecommerce Security; Scales Its Tokenised Online Checkout Experience To Tackle Online Payment Fraud In Australia

By removing the need to manually enter card details, Click to Pay aims to tackle 90% of the payment card fraud experienced in Australia today .
Fortinet Extends Its Partnership With Brennan Through The Signing Of Its First Australian Managed Security Service Provider Enterprise Agreement

Fortinet Extends Its Partnership With Brennan Through The Signing Of Its First Australian Managed Security Service Provider Enterprise Agreement

The expanded partnership provides a greater level of flexibility to better support customers to adapt to evolving networks and security requirements
Logicalis Elevates Global Security Portfolio With Microsoft Verified Managed XDR Partner Status

Logicalis Elevates Global Security Portfolio With Microsoft Verified Managed XDR Partner Status

Logicalis joins an elite group of managed service providers certified to deliver Microsoft’s most advanced managed detection and response services worldwide The global accolade reflects Logicalis’ advanced capabilities in cyber defence, powered by its intelligent security portfolio and security operations centres across the globe
Companies With Advanced Cybersecurity Performance Deliver Nearly Four Times’ Higher Shareholder Return Than Their Peers, According to Diligent and Bitsight

Companies With Advanced Cybersecurity Performance Deliver Nearly Four Times’ Higher Shareholder Return Than Their Peers, According to Diligent and Bitsight

New research shows cybersecurity is an organisation-wide issue, and stronger board oversight practices lead to better cybersecurity performance Australia scores an average security rating of 700, securing third place on a global level after Canada and United States Australia ranks #1 ahead of the UK and Canada in having the highest ...
Check Point Announces a New Collaboration with Microsoft to Supercharge Infinity AI Copilot with Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service

Check Point Announces a New Collaboration with Microsoft to Supercharge Infinity AI Copilot with Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service

Using Advanced AI to Set New Standards in Cyber Security Administration and Operations
Cloudflare Channel and Alliance Business Revenue Accelerates 174% Over Two Years and Expands with Additional Paths to Revenue, Program Awarded 5-Stars by CRN

Cloudflare Channel and Alliance Business Revenue Accelerates 174% Over Two Years and Expands with Additional Paths to Revenue, Program Awarded 5-Stars by CRN

Cloudflare PowerUP Partner Program offers partners clear routes to market, bolstering business opportunities and cloud innovation
CrowdStrike and HCLTech Announce Global Strategic Partnership to Drive Enterprise Cybersecurity Transformation

CrowdStrike and HCLTech Announce Global Strategic Partnership to Drive Enterprise Cybersecurity Transformation

HCLTech MDR services standardizes on CrowdStrike’s AI-native Falcon® XDR platform, delivering the speed and expertise customers need to stop breaches 

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