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Cybersecurity companies bring advanced encryption and quantum tech to Aus
“This is an outstanding example of world leading Australian cyber security research and development being commercialised to our domestic market and demonstrating its importance to export markets.”
Symantec named Leader by Forrester for Data Security Portfolio
Symantec was recognised as a Leader based on current offering, strategy, and market presence with the highest overall ranking for current offerings.
NordVPN dives into password management
NordPass will remember and autosave all passwords, autofill online forms, and allow users to save private notes.
NordVPN announces new file encryption tool
NordLocker will be a file encryption app for macOS and Windows that will encrypt files stored on a computer or in the cloud.
Organisations putting stronger focus on data encryption – report
Cloud data protection requirements continue to drive encryption use, with encryption across both public and private cloud use cases growing over 2018 levels
Government-mandated encryption backdoors a dangerous game, says survey
'This is not rocket science; backdoors inevitably create vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors."
Slack doubles down on enterprise key management
EKM adds an extra layer of protection so customers can share conversations, files, and data while still meeting their own risk mitigation requirements.
Mozilla launches Firefox Send, an encrypted file transfer service
Mozille Firefox has launched a free encrypted file transfer service that allows people to securely share files from any web browser – not just Firefox.
Gemalto: A look at what’s in store for IoT security
Three predominant security tools emerged as the top methods Australian organisations are using to secure their IoT data/services/devices.
UK security startup Barac sets sights on America
“Malware hidden in encrypted traffic is one of the biggest threats organisations are facing today,” says new EVP global sales.
Cisco Talos releases PyLocky ransomware decryptor - but there's a catch
The free decryption tool for Windows users won’t work for everyone.
Encryption app to help travellers secure their devices
"One of the things we wanted to ensure is that when you say you cannot get your data, it is true."
Dr Ryan Ko steps down as head of Cybersecurity Researchers of Waikato
Dr Ko is off to Australia to become the University of Queensland’s UQ Cyber Security chair and director.
Why encryption causes DDoS defence headaches
Some forms of encryption technology can make identifying and blocking some threats more difficult.
Aus organisations need to lock down on data security
Where nearly 3 in 5 organisations (56%) routinely encrypted employee and HR data in 2016, this has further dropped to around 2 in 5 organisations (44%) this year.
InternetNZ calls for debate on Five Eyes end-to-end encryption recommendations
"There are alternative solutions to keeping New Zealanders safe without breaking technologies that do just that."
Pi DATACENTERS implements data center encryption with new partnership
The company has Asia's largest Uptime Institute Tier IV certified data center and is now seeking to ensure its customers' data is secure.
2018 sees surge in encrypted attacks, malware & ransomware
The surges are leading experts to warn businesses that they will need every security tool in their toolbox to keep threats at bay.
Interxion releases Key Guardian to secure the keys to the castle
Interxion has released an encryption key management service that works to simplify data protection across private, hybrid & multi-cloud environments.
Dekko Secure launches new secure data sharing service aimed at business use
The service, called DekkoVAULT, allows users to store and share files of unlimited size with other Dekko users.
Gemalto unveils new virtualized encryption platform
“Gemalto’s launch of a virtualised network encryption platform redefines network data security by providing the crypto-agility required."
Australia's law firms facing 'serious but not insurmountable' cyber flaws
"Trials could also be affected if key documents related to arguments are inaccessible due to a ransomware attack."
Google gears up to mark all HTTP pages as 'not secure'
From September 2018 Google will no longer display HTTPS pages as secure in its Chrome browser.
The basics of data encryption: What you need to know
To ensure top notch security it’s necessary to understand the following best practices when deploying and utilising encryption.