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COMPANY NEWS: Next Telecom is excited to have been named the SonicWall ANZ Emerging Partner for 2022. The SonicWall partner awards recognise the achievements of SonicWall partners in the pursuit of excellence in the rapidly evolving Cyber Security landscape.

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GUEST OPINION: The internet offers schoolchildren everywhere unprecedented opportunities for learning. In the classroom or at home, it provides vast amounts of essential information to support student course curriculum while also providing an essential place to communicate with fellow students, teachers and organisations across an ever-expanding range of platforms.

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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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Microsoft, the company that produces Windows which is the target of practically every ransomware attack, is now offering paid products to fight those very ransomware attacks.

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Cloud security provider Aqua Security has found attackers are using new ways to target cloud native environments.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 20 April 2022 10:48

Mandiant warns of Incontroller ICS malware

GUEST RESEARCH: Mandiant has published new research on a set of “exceptionally rare and dangerous cyber attack” tools, called Incontroller.

Published in Guest Research
Wednesday, 06 April 2022 15:12

Network attacks increasing: WatchGuard

Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies says network attack detections have reached a three-year high, and the fourth quarter of 2021 saw a record number of evasive malware detections.

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With 76% of organisations suffering downtime and data loss in 2021, system crashes, human error and cyberattacks are to blame, so a "World Backup Day" is no longer enough - it's all about cyber protection, which is something everyone should prioritise - every day.

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GUEST OPINION: Moves to code Active Directory exploitation directly into malware is a growing trend and concern for security professionals.

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GUEST OPINION: The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is raging not only in the physical realm but also on the cyber front, where governments, hacktivist groups, and individuals are trying to play their part. Here we analyse some examples of the cyberattacks that have taken place as part of the current conflict and review their methods and impact.

Published in Guest Opinion
Tuesday, 22 March 2022 17:19

Jamf Fundamentals: device management for SMEs

Apple enterprise management specialist Jamf's new Jamf Fundamentals plan provides SMEs with mobile device management technology plus malware prevention, password sync, self service functionality for Mac, and the ability to deploy any iPad and iPhone app, custom profiles and macOS packages.

Published in Business Software

McAfee Enterprise and FireEye have come together to create a resilient digital world as Trellix, and the new company’s first research report has come out. It reveals the magnitude of the Log4j vulnerability which dominated headlines and the focus of security teams and defenders alike - along with other insights into security issues in the third quarter of 2021. The report is a fascinating - and deeply sobering - read.

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McAfee Enterprise and FireEye have come together to create a resilient digital world as Trellix, and the new company’s first research report has come out. It reveals the magnitude of the Log4j vulnerability which dominated headlines and the focus of security teams and defenders alike - along with other insights into security issues in the third quarter of 2021. The report is a fascinating - and deeply sobering - read.

Published in Security
Friday, 04 February 2022 12:20

Eset identifies new Mac malware

Security vendor Eset says a Hong Kong pro-democracy news website has been compromised to deliver cyberespionage malware to visitors' Macs.

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Cybersecurity firm Sophos unveils its zero trust network access offering that fully integrates with Sophos Intercept X to provide advanced endpoint protection with a single agent.

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Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies has published its latest quarterly Internet Security Report. Findings for Q3 2021 include a decrease in total perimeter malware detection volume, although endpoint malware detections had already surpassed the total for 2020, with Q4 2021 data yet to be reported.

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Returning to the office is something many more people have done since lockdowns ended, but which devices are unpatched and unprotected from not being used for months? Cyber security has never been more important, with Aaron Bugal, Global Solutions Engineer at Sophos, telling us all we need to know.

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Returning to the office is something many more people have done since lockdowns ended, but which devices are unpatched and unprotected from not being used for months? Cyber security has never been more important, with Aaron Bugal, Global Solutions Engineer at Sophos, telling us all we need to know.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Sophos has released its 2022 Threat Report, and Sophos ANZ MD joined iTWireTV not only to tell us its findings, but to recap 2021, talk ransomware, ethical zero-day research and more!

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Sophos has released its 2022 Threat Report, and Sophos A/NZ MD joined iTWireTV not only to tell us its findings, but to recap 2021, talk ransomware, ethical zero-day research and more!

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