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The top universities in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom are lagging on basic cybersecurity measures, subjecting students, staff and stakeholders to higher risks of email-based impersonation attacks, according to new research by security firm Proofpoint.

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COMPANY NEWS: Sysdig, the unified container and cloud security leader, announced Drift Control to prevent container attacks at runtime.

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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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Cybersecurity and compliance company Proofpoint has released its annual Voice of the CISO report, which explores key challenges facing chief information security officers (CISOs) in Australia and around the globe.

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Email security firm Proofpoint claims to have identified a targeted attack that uses an open-source installer for Windows packages named Chocolatey.

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A Chinese-state-aligned hacking group is targeting diplomatic entities in Europe as the war in Ukraine intensifies, using malicious email campaigns to deliver malware, according to Proofpoint cybersecurity researchers.

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More than three quarters of ASX 200 companies are subjecting their customers, partners, and employees to higher risks of email fraud, a Proofpoint research has found.

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Thursday, 03 March 2022 19:30

Splunk appoints Gary Steele as new CEO

Splunk announced Gary Steele will be its new CEO as of 11 April 2022. Steele was the founding CEO of Proofpoint taking it from an early-stage start-up to a global, publicly-traded security-as-a-service provider. Steele also held leadership roles at Hewlett Packard, Sun Microsystems, Sybase, and Portera.

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Microsoft's technology plays a big role in facilitating increasingly devastating cyber attacks, a senior official at an email security firm says, accusing the Redmond behemoth of profiting from the existence of vulnerabilities.

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Wednesday, 15 September 2021 16:55

Proofpoint revisits APAC distribution arrangements

Cybersecurity and compliance vendor Proofpoint has appointed Ingram Micro as a distributor for Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand; M.Tech for Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Taiwan and Australia; and ITSDI for the Philippines.

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Security provider Proofpoint notes the massive growth in scams reported in the latest Scamwatch report, drawing attention to the fact that Australian losses to scammers reached 80% of 2020's total in just six months.

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Cybersecurity company Proofpoint has identified a malware called LastConn which has targeted government institutions in the Middle East and global government organisations associated with geopolitics in the region.

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Proofpoint unveils innovations across its platforms to protect organisations from advanced threats, data loss, and risks. Its Threat Protection Platform features BEC defence, which prevents potential financial losses.

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Email security company Proofpoint has appointed Cisco ANZ cyber security director Steve Moros to lead its Asia-Pacific advanced technology group.

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Security firm Proofpoint has been acquired by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo in a cash transaction that values the tech firm at about US$12.3 billion (A$15.8 billion).

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