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The Kids Aren’t Alright: Vulnerabilities in Edulog Portal Revealed K-12 Student Location Data

The Kids Aren’t Alright: Vulnerabilities in Edulog Portal Revealed K-12 Student Location Data

Tenable Research discovered security flaws in a popular transportation management app that allowed access to student location data. While these issues have been fixed, the findings again prove the importance of strong authentication and access control.
Smarttech247, Cybersecurity Trends in 2024

Smarttech247, Cybersecurity Trends in 2024

As we enter 2024, Raluca Saceanu, CEO of Smarttech247, a London-listed company specialising in AI-enhanced cybersecurity services with a focus on automated managed detection and response, offers insights into the evolving threat landscape and the four key global cybersecurity themes for the year ahead. AI's Evolution and Dominance In 2023, ...
Investigating Worldwide SMS Scams, and Tens of Millions of Dollars in Fraud

Investigating Worldwide SMS Scams, and Tens of Millions of Dollars in Fraud

SMS services remain a critical part of telecommunications; they don't require Internet access, and companies use them to inform their customers. This combination of features makes them incredibly useful for criminals who use the technology as a stepping stone in their never-ending campaigns. And if you think that the new RCS messaging standard will ...
Data Privacy Week – Taking Control of Data

Data Privacy Week – Taking Control of Data

Jason du Preez, Vice President of Privacy and Security at Informatica, comments on why the companies that collect our data have the power and the responsibility to take control of data and use it for the common good.
Over Half Of Privacy Pros – 56 Percent In Oceania – Expecting Reduced Budgets In 2024, Sparking Concerns

Over Half Of Privacy Pros – 56 Percent In Oceania – Expecting Reduced Budgets In 2024, Sparking Concerns

Jo Stewart-Rattray: “It is paramount that organisations understand what is expected of them in order to devise an effective privacy policy and implement accordingly. Then will they be able to realise the benefits of embedding privacy practices in digital transformation from the outset, including customer loyalty, reputational and financial performance.”
People Are An Essential Element In Your Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan

People Are An Essential Element In Your Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan

Introduction While threat actors lean heavily on technology to execute cyber-attacks, much of their focus is on exploiting individuals. Focused on exfiltrating data and stealing money, criminals manipulate people through deception. Developing a security culture that helps people identify potential threats and encourages behaviours that decrease ...
Navigating Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity: Your Business Imperative

Navigating Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity: Your Business Imperative

The severe consequences of recent high-profile breaches, particularly among critical infrastructure industries, demonstrate the clear imperative for enterprises to fortify both their critical infrastructure systems and their cybersecurity posture. Today, almost every business deploys software, which means cyber risk is business risk.  However, many ...
Ransomware Attacks: No Sector is Safe

Ransomware Attacks: No Sector is Safe

Ransomware attacks have been spreading like wildfire, infiltrating various sectors and leaving devastation in their wake. While industries like finance, critical infrastructure, and healthcare have long been the prime targets, a recent study reveals that the arts, entertainment, and recreation industry is not immune to these cyber threats. In this ...

In The News

SolarWinds Unveils Transformative Enhancements to Observability Solutions

SolarWinds Unveils Transformative Enhancements to Observability Solutions

SYDNEY, Australia – February 8, 2024 – SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of simple, powerful, secure observability and IT management software, today announced enhancements to its SaaS-based and self-hosted, on-premises observability solutions built to monitor and observe complex, distributed environments from anywhere. The AI-powered ...
SailPoint Introduces Two New Offerings: Identity Security Cloud Standard Suite and Customer Success Portfolio Packages

SailPoint Introduces Two New Offerings: Identity Security Cloud Standard Suite and Customer Success Portfolio Packages

New solutions arm customers for success throughout their journey with offerings that match program maturity and business scale
Qualys Unveils TotalCloud 2.0 with TruRisk Insights to Measure, Communicate, and Eliminate Cyber Risk in Cloud and SaaS Applications

Qualys Unveils TotalCloud 2.0 with TruRisk Insights to Measure, Communicate, and Eliminate Cyber Risk in Cloud and SaaS Applications

Expanded solution brings cloud infrastructure, SaaS apps and externally exposed assets together for a unified view of risk across multi-cloud environments
Motorola Solutions Joins Forces with Google Cloud to Advance Safety and Security

Motorola Solutions Joins Forces with Google Cloud to Advance Safety and Security

Motorola Solutions and Google Cloud today announced a strategic, multi-year agreement that will focus on innovating cloud solutions across Motorola Solutions’ safety and security technologies. With Google Cloud’s infrastructure, Motorola Solutions will prioritise the advancement of assistive intelligence, including highly accurate and reliable video ...
F5 Transforms Application Security for the AI Era

F5 Transforms Application Security for the AI Era

New end-to-end API security and AI capabilities make it easier for customers to protect their AI-powered applications 
Trend Micro Appoints Srujan Talakokkula as New ANZ Commercial Managing Director 

Trend Micro Appoints Srujan Talakokkula as New ANZ Commercial Managing Director 

Trend Micro bolsters ANZ leadership team to reinforce its commitment to local customers and partners
Check Point Software Technologies Triumphs in Miercom’s 2024 Next Generation Firewall Benchmark Report

Check Point Software Technologies Triumphs in Miercom’s 2024 Next Generation Firewall Benchmark Report

Check Point demonstrated a block rate of 99.8% on new malware, a flawless 100% phishing prevention rate, and an industry-leading lowest False Positive Detection rate of 0.13%
Progress Enables Developers to Accelerate Application Modernisation with Latest Release of OpenEdge

Progress Enables Developers to Accelerate Application Modernisation with Latest Release of OpenEdge

With new features such as incremental build support, OpenTelemetry integration and dynamic data masking, developers can build robust, more secure business applications while optimising performance

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