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Russians buy fake employment & illness certificates on Telegram to avoid conscription

Russians buy fake employment & illness certificates on Telegram to avoid conscription

Since Putin’s mobilization order was announced, Flashpoint has observed a growing number of chatter and advertisements on Russian illicit communities and social media platforms, offering methods or access to avoid the draft.
IoT Software vulnerability in the IKEA TRÅDFRI smart lighting system

IoT Software vulnerability in the IKEA TRÅDFRI smart lighting system

Researchers at the Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC) have discovered an availability vulnerability in the IKEA TRÅDFRI smart lighting system.
What is a ‘Denial of Service’ software vulnerability and what impact could it have on you?

What is a ‘Denial of Service’ software vulnerability and what impact could it have on you?

By Jonathan Knudsen, Head of Global Research, Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center The Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC) recently published a vulnerability advisory related to Open5GS, which is full of dense technical detail. But what does it all mean for organizations? What’s the potential impact? To answer that, let’s take a step ...
Why You Should Care About the Optus Breach If You’re A Customer

Why You Should Care About the Optus Breach If You’re A Customer

By now, you’ve likely seen the news about Optus, Australia's second-largest telco, having suffered a serious data breach, and the exposing of the private information of their millions of current and historic users through a malicious cyber-attack. What might not be clear to many, is the implications of the breach, and steps that can be taken toward ...
4 Critical Factors in Software Due Diligence Audits for Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

4 Critical Factors in Software Due Diligence Audits for Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

The fervor of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) is robust in Asia Pacific, according to leading firm EY (source). The pandemic that has ravaged economies and industries worldwide, led to an acceleration of digital transformation across many industries, even traditionally stoic and static ones like hospitality, food, entertainment, aviation, and ...
Why SD-WAN Is Worth the Hype: Transform Your Network

Why SD-WAN Is Worth the Hype: Transform Your Network

Is the hype surrounding software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) worth it? SD-WAN allows IT engineers to centrally and intelligently manage or orchestrate wide-area networks using applications like SD-WAN controllers. As this fast up-and-coming technology continues to evolve, the best way to get the most of it is to understand its value and how it ...
MyCISO Launches in Style

MyCISO Launches in Style

Thursday, 18th August, I was the MC of the MyCISO Launch event hosted at the stunning ‘Shell House’ in Sydney, Australia. The team has been working on the development of the MyCISO product for a number of years, so the launch was a huge milestone for them. The launch opened with guest speaker, Jan Schreuder, Co-Founder of the Cyber Leadership ...

Security Fatigue: How Public Agencies Can Counter this Silent Menace

Every one of us knows one person or colleague who has a Post-it® Note full of passwords stuck to their monitor. Pre-pandemic, this is a one-in-ten case of security malpractice. But with how rapidly organisations have adopted digital solutions for remote work in the past two years, I’m willing to bet remote workers have passwords written down everywhere ...

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NEW REPORT SHOWS ORGANISATIONS REDUCE COST VARIANCE AND IMPROVE DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTIVITY WITH CMMI

NEW REPORT SHOWS ORGANISATIONS REDUCE COST VARIANCE AND IMPROVE DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTIVITY WITH CMMI

Organisations using ISACA’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) to enhance their processes and drive greater business impact found significant improvements in key areas over the past two years, according to the latest CMMI Technical Report: Performance Results.
Macquarie Government appoints Michael Davies as Head of Federal Government

Macquarie Government appoints Michael Davies as Head of Federal Government

Former Global Health Limited CEO Michael Davies returns to Macquarie Government as Head of Federal Government
More Than Two-Thirds of Manufacturing Companies Hit by Ransomware Had Their Data Encrypted, Sophos Survey Finds

More Than Two-Thirds of Manufacturing Companies Hit by Ransomware Had Their Data Encrypted, Sophos Survey Finds

This Is the Highest Rate of Encryption in Three Years
SolarWinds Recognised for Product and Industry Excellence Globally

SolarWinds Recognised for Product and Industry Excellence Globally

Cloud Security Awards, Fortress Cyber Security Awards, CRN, and others honour SolarWinds solutions and executives in the first half of 2023
IT-OT Security Convergence Key to Optimising Risk Management

IT-OT Security Convergence Key to Optimising Risk Management

Latest report reveals major visibility gaps in operational technology detection and response
WatchGuard Threat Lab Report Reveals New Browser-Based Social Engineering Trends

WatchGuard Threat Lab Report Reveals New Browser-Based Social Engineering Trends

Key findings from the research also show three of the four new malware threats on this quarter’s top-ten list originated in China and Russia, living-off-the-land attacks on the rise, and more.
AvePoint Continues to Invest in Channel Innovation to Boost Revenue Opportunities for Partners and Achieve Profitable Growth

AvePoint Continues to Invest in Channel Innovation to Boost Revenue Opportunities for Partners and Achieve Profitable Growth

Expanded AvePoint Certification Program and new Partner Locator designed to elevate experience and drive success for its vast global partner network
Zscaler 2023 Ransomware Report Shows a Nearly 40% Increase in Global Ransomware Attacks

Zscaler 2023 Ransomware Report Shows a Nearly 40% Increase in Global Ransomware Attacks

Annual ThreatLabz Ransomware Report Tracks Trends and Impacts of Ransomware Attacks Including Encryption-less Extortion and Growth of Ransomware-as-a-Service

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