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Promising to safeguard your business without the complexity, the CyberStash eclipse.xdr cyber defence system is a new platform to protect businesses from cyber attacks and minimise the likelihood of business impact.

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Newcastle-based Greater Bank, otherwise known as The Greater to locals, is working with analytics and AI leader SAS to protect its 270,000-plus customers and $8 billion of assets from fraud and money laundering.

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Cyber criminals pivoted to unconventional people-focused attack methods last year, including 100,000 daily smartphone attacks and double the amount of smishing (phishing cybersecurity attacks over mobile text messaging) attempts year-over-year, according to cybersecurity firm Proofpoint’s latest The Human Factor report.

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GUEST OPINION: When senior managers consider the best ways to protect their IT assets, it can be tempting for them to focus on tactics that will ward off brute-force attacks.

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Australia is ranked fourth in a global list of countries with the most cybercrime, with 102 victims per one millon internet users - roughly eight times less than the United States.

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There has been a significant shift to mobile fraud over the last four years, with mobile traffic representing 75% of all traffic, according to the latest cybercrime report from LexisNexis Risk Solutions.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Companies today need up to the minute cyber security, whether through penetration testing, web malware cleanups, code audits, infrastructure security and training, cloud security audits and more, and the CTO of Securelayer7 joins iTWireTV to explain it all.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Companies today need up to the minute cyber security, whether through penetration testing, web malware cleanups, code audits, infrastructure security and training, cloud security audits and more, and the CTO of Securelayer7 joins iTWireTV to explain it all.

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Tuesday, 11 January 2022 15:26

Why cybercrime will continue to flourish in 2022

GUEST OPINION: Cybercrime flourished in 2021, and there are no signs of a slowdown in 2022. There are several factors behind this high-confidence prediction.

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GUEST OPINION: Battered and bruised from the harsh realities of COVID lockdowns, Australian businesses are looking forward to what they hope will be a much better year ahead.

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GUEST OPINION by Garett Paton, Director, Data Protection Solutions, Dell Technologies, Australia and New Zealand:  In Australia, cybercrime is an increasing threat, with the 2020-2021 ACSC Annual Cyber Threat Report estimating an attack every 8 minutes.1 Targeting everything from critical national infrastructure to sensitive personal data, the economic and social impact of cyber-attacks at this pace can be astronomical.

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GUEST RESEARCH: Zscaler, the leader in cloud security, today announced the release of its annual State of Encrypted Attacks Report, which tracked and analysed over 20 billion threats blocked over HTTPS, a protocol originally designed for secure communication over networks. This year's study found an increase of more than 314% year-over-year across geographical areas that include APAC, Europe, and North America, underscoring the need for a zero trust security model and greater traffic inspection than most companies can achieve with legacy firewall-based security models.

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GUEST OPINION by Brad Newton, ANZ Managing Director at Cohesity:  Insurance by definition is ‘a financial agreement whereby premiums are paid in exchange for a guarantee that costs will be met if a predetermined event occurs. Given the Australian Cyber Security Centre receives over 67,500 cybercrime reports each a year, and a ransomware attack happens globally every 11 seconds, it’s little wonder the global cyber insurance market is valued at more than $8 billion annually, with a compounding annual growth rate of 23.76% through 20271.

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GUEST RESEARCH: Bitglass, the total cloud security company, today announced new research that shows how the Dark Web, the value of stolen data and cybercriminal behaviours have dramatically evolved in recent years.

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Wednesday, 13 October 2021 18:55

Palo Alto welcomes Government ransomware crackdown

The Federal Government today announced a major multi-agency operation to combat cyber attacks on Australian entities. Palo Alto networks says this is welcomed and focuses on important key themes.

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Melbourne eastern suburbs council the City of Stonnington is still continuing its investigation after suffering a cyberattack which disrupted its phone lines and email sevices last weekend.

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GUEST OPINION by Sabyasachi Goswami, Commercial Leader, Commercial Services, APAC Rockwell Automation: The pandemic has exposed the vulnerabilities of the global manufacturing and supply-chain processes long hidden beneath the surface.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Daniel Smith is the Head of Research at Radware, and he joined me for a discussion on understanding cyber criminals, DDOS attacks, security conferences, ransomware, the pandemic, hacker groups and much more - and it's no teddy bear's picnic.

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