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Sophos
Ransomware attacks on education institutions increase
Education institutions are increasingly being hit with ransomware, with 60% suffering attacks in 2021 compared to 44% in 2020.
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Phishing
1 in 3 untrained employees will click on a phishing link
"Given that most data breaches originate from social engineering, we cannot afford to omit the human element."
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Cybersecurity
Almost half of businesses experienced a cyberattack last year
The travel and leisure, retail and wholesale, and business services industries were the top three sectors most at risk.
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Cybersecurity
Absolute Software extends security to Ivanti’s UEM solution
Absolute Software partners with Ivanti so joint customers can strengthen the health and resiliency of Ivanti Neurons for UEM through Absolute's unique Application Persistence capabilities.
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Cybersecurity
NowSecure announces new GitHub integration for mobile apps
NowSecure has unveiled the GitHub Action for Mobile Software Bill of Materials (SBOM), an offering integrated into GitHub Action Dependency Graph.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
BeyondTrust makes all products available on AWS Marketplace
BeyondTrust is making all its products available for customers to purchase in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, making them easier to access.
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Cybersecurity
Fraud costs increase more than 10% over pre-pandemic levels
"We are seeing a high volume of fraud attempts following a continued shift towards digital channels spurred by the pandemic."
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Cybersecurity
VPN software market surges amidst rising cybersecurity concerns
Increasing concerns regarding cyber security are expected to boost the adoption of VPN software, according to a new report.
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Ransomware
Mid-sized businesses need to prioritise cybersecurity preparedness
The onslaught of ransomware attacks has catapulted cybersecurity to the forefront of global business operations.
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Cybersecurity
Online bullying, harassment skyrockets since COVID outbreak
Harmful content reports have risen by over 25% since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic, according to Netsafe.
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Ransomware
Examining the future of ransomware threats with Vectra’s CTO
As customers' valuable data move to the cloud, so will ransomware. What is the current landscape and what do we need to know?
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
LogRhythm updates SIEM Platform with latest innovations
LogRhythm has announced the launch of version 7.9 of the LogRhythm SIEM Platform and updates to LogRhythm NDR and LogRhythm UEBA.
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Training
Barracuda customises training to fit ACSC Essential Eight
Barracuda has announced that its Security Awareness Training now provides a customised training curriculum in line with the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s (ACSC) Essential Eight.
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Cybersecurity
Palo Alto Networks' cloud security platform receives IRAP assessment
"We provide help protect all forms of compute, cloud native services and access to data within public and private sectors."
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Cybersecurity
How organisations can mitigate IoT and IIoT security risks
IoT and IIoT come with inherent risks because they are often deployed faster than they can be secured, putting organisations in danger of cyber threats. Here are tips on how to mitigate those risks.
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Cybersecurity
Without trust, your security team is dead in the water
The rise of cyberattacks has increased the need for sound security that works across any type of business, but with any change, buy-in is essential. Airwallex explains why.
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Cybersecurity
Delinea’s Joseph Carson recognised with OnCon Icon Award
Delinea chief security scientist and advisory CISO Joseph Carson has been recognised as a Top 50 Information Security Professional in the 2022 OnCon Icon Awards.
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Cybersecurity
Tech and data’s role in the changing face of compliance
Accenture's study found that 93% of respondents agree or strongly agree new technologies such as AI and cloud make compliance easier.
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Artificial Intelligence
Vectra AI named as AWS security competency partner
Threat detection and response company Vectra AI has announced that it has become an Amazon Web Services Security Competency Partner.
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Ransomware
Businesses unprepared to defend against ransomware attacks
Ransomware attacks continue to impact organisations worldwide with high costs, but businesses are still largely unprepared.
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WatchGuard Technologies
Ransomware volume doubled 2021 total by end of Q1 2022
Ransomware detections in the first quarter of this year doubled the total volume reported for 2021, according to a new report. 
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Cybersecurity
FIDO Alliance releases guidelines for optimising UX with FIDO Security Keys
The new guidelines aim to accelerate multi-factor authentication deployment and adoption with FIDO security keys.
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Ransomware
Secureworks reveals new information on BRONZE STARLIGHT threat group
New research from Secureworks has uncovered new information on the Chinese threat group BRONZE STARLIGHT and how they are using targeted ransomware to initiate complicated attacks.
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Cybersecurity
Zscaler launches co-located data centres in Canberra and Auckland
The investment will offer public and private sector enterprises greater resilience in support of their zero trust cybersecurity posture.