Cyber news stories
Darktrace updates flagship platform to aid security teams
"When developing Darktrace Cyber AI products, our goal is to augment and uplift the security team to make the task at hand more efficient."
Report: Education providers need to step up & help fix IT skills shortage
“Technology is changing continuously and rapidly which also implies the required IT skillsets are evolving continuously and rapidly."
Data breaches cost SMEs more than money
"A data breach could be far worse financially for SMEs, due to the often more personal relationship that they have with their customers."
Shadow data could cost organisations millions
The threat of shadow data in the enterprise is on the rise as cloud app usage surges, opening organisations to $1.9 million in potential losses.
HP NZ: Combat cyber security with the four P's...
To better mitigate against cyber security threats, enterprises need to look at the four P's...
Websense examines the cybercrime cloud connection...
With cybercriminals increasingly targeting cloud service providers, nows the time to leverage your security expertise and guide your customers, says Gerry Tucker, Websense ANZ country manager.
NZ assignment opens Microsoft's eyes to online bullying
"We define online bullying as the use of electronic technology to demonstrate behaviour that taunts, demeans or harasses someone less powerful."
UR-Hell as Kiwis click over 2.3 million malicious links in 2014...
"To remain protected against these ever-evolving cyber threats, Australians and New Zealanders must be diligent in using best practices when surfing the Web, especially when conducting online financial transactions."
Dell reports 80 billion incidents of post infection malware activity in 2013
"Our threats researchers are unearthing unprecedented growth and threat patterns as cybercriminals steadily enhance speed and effectiveness."
Your data is nearly impossible to secure says Trend Micro
Security breaches, cyber criminals and organised attacks made it nearly impossible to keep personal and financial data private.
How much would you pay for privacy?
Companies and financial institutions face the threat of security breaches, erosion of consumer confidence and millions of dollars in financial losses. It’s time to share the control and responsibility with consumers.
Why security networks need to grow up...
The most fundamental change in the evolution of the information security ecosystem in response to the sophistication of cyber threats is the increased reliance on human investigation and manual incident response when an enterprise is faced with an advanced threat.
Fortinet’s Top 5 threat predictions for 2014…
Fortinet, a global leader in high-performance network security has revealed FortiGuard Labs’ 2014 threat predictions, highlighting five threats to watch out for next year.
Microsoft: Kiwis beware, of World Cup cyber scare...
New Zealand may not have qualified, but for the many Kiwis making the trip to South America to the FIFA World Cup next summer, Microsoft has strong words of warning.
Sophos: Shadier cyber crime forces dramatic industry change
"While many security experts are aware of the high level trends, few have recognised their significance."
Top 13 Cyber Security predictions for 2014...
Cyber security is now a topic with implications for every major line of business and market segment.
Telecom ramps up security efforts following Yahoo Xtra breach
With an "unconfirmed" amount of Yahoo Xtra email accounts breached, telco has taken swift action - locking down users' accounts in a bid to stop the attack.
Cyber Security lab launch marks NZ first
New Zealand’s first cyber security lab will be opened at the University of Waikato today, coinciding with the launch of a new qualification, the Master of Cyber Security degree.
Yahoo Xtra email breach - The one that got away…
As one of the biggest global providers of email, Yahoo is at the frontline of this battle - they alone block more than 600 billion spam messages a month.
Top 10 NZ Business Predictions for 2014
With 2014 almost upon the ICT industry, Symantec has offered an indicator into what lies ahead for the New Zealand technology sector.
“Wait a minute…The Internet knows more about me than my own mother?”
Whispers. The secret to predicting the future is to listen for the whisper, according to Symantec.
Top 10 PC complaints in 2013...
PC slowdowns, lengthy startups and sluggish browsers are just some of the most common technical peeves reported by computer users this year.
When it comes to security... HP's cyber chief calls for all hands on deck
"Which alligators do I get out of the swamp first? The ones biting my ankles or the huge ones sitting by the side of the lake?"
SMBs need help to better understand cyber attack threats
Research reveals over half of SMBs globally do not see cyber attack as a significant risk.