Australian organisations are struggling with network breaches, ransomware attacks, remote work, and more, according to the latest network security report from cloud security and data protection solutions vendor Barracuda.
Object storage specialist provider Cloudian has announced record bookings for the first half of its fiscal year from February to July, increasing 50 per cent over the same period last year.
GUEST OPINION by Guilad Regev, SVP Customer Care, Claroty: Whenever there is any discussion around cybersecurity in manufacturing facilities, some common themes emerge. The first is that operational technology (OT), once isolated from the global internet and all its cyber threats, is now increasingly interconnected with IT systems, and therefore exposed to a host of new dangers.
Global data integration and integrity solutions provider Talend has announced the latest innovations added to Talend Data Fabric, a complete integration and governance platform designed to manage the health of corporate information.
Australian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been requested to block more illegal offshore gambling websites by the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA as the authority continues its rigorous campaign against illegal gambling.
GUEST OPINION by Ashley Diffey, Head of APAC and Japan at Ping Identity: When information technology was first embraced by businesses, it tended to be in a very centralised form. Data centres held core applications and databases while users gained access through authorised devices and network links.
Taiwanese multinational networking equipment, D-Link, has today announced the release of a brand new full HD Wi-Fi camera, with built-in AI-based person detection. This intelligent camera can identify human motion, minimising false alarms, ensuring users see the alerts that matter.
Palo Alto's regional chief security officer for Asia Pacific, vice-president Sean Duca, has warned that cyber-attackers are devising ways to use QR codes to steal personal information.
· In 2020, 4,550 organisations used Barracuda Email Threat Scanner to scan 2,600,531 unique mailboxes and found 2,029,413 unique attacks.
· On average, 512 attacks were found per organisation.
· 14% of all mailboxes had at least one email attack detected.
· 59% of the threats detected were phishing scams.
New and improved tool delivers enhanced reporting and redesigned user experience
COMPANY NEWS: Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, today announced a redesigned version of the Barracuda Email Threat Scanner, a free tool that helps businesses detect email threats that got past their email gateway. These threats include highly targeted attacks such as spear phishing, business email compromise, conversation hijacking and services impersonation, among many others.
After having started Belkin in his garage nearly 38 years ago, Belkin founder Chet Pipkin created an amazing company that remains a market leader to this day, with products worthy of being featured in Apple iPhone keynotes, and now he becomes Executive Chairman of the Board as he appoints a 16-year veteran of Belkin to be its new CEO.
With the COVID-19 pandemic shifting the spotlight back on the pesky security issue plaguing companies for years, that being of workers connecting to corporate networks from an ever growing number of devices, how does Veeam suggest you handle this issue?
GUEST OPINION by Yaniv Hoffman, Radware: With cloud-based applications come new security risks that require expertise which is typically scarce and that can delay application deployment and maintenance.
Integration Provides Full-spectrum IT/OT Visibility and Threat Detection Coverage
COMPANY NEWS: Claroty, the global leader in operational technology (OT) security, today announced it is partnering with CrowdStrike, a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint and workload protection, on an integration between The Claroty Platform and the CrowdStrike Falcon platform. This integration delivers comprehensive visibility into industrial control system (ICS) networks and endpoints, with a one-stop-shop for information technology (IT) and OT asset information directly within The Claroty Platform. It also delivers enhanced detection of ICS threats across the IT/OT boundary without the need for added connectivity, signature reconfiguration, or manual updates. The result is more effective and efficient IT/OT security governance and strengthened security posture spanning all connected sites.
GUEST OPINION by Ashley Diffey, Ping Identity Country Manager Australia, New Zealand and Japan: Since the early days of the information technology revolution, the task of ensuring effective digital security has relied on the humble password. Used to confirm an individual’s identity, they’ve acted as the keys to vital systems and data stores.
Cyber security firm Sophos says there has been significant worldwide growth of MSP Connect, its program for MSPs to expand market opportunities and revenue streams with its portfolio of solutions and services.
Just one in 14 Australian consumers trust organisations to keep their personal information private
GUEST RESEARCH by OpenText: New research from OpenText reveals that nearly half (44%) of Australian consumers would pay more to do business with an organisation that is committed to protecting their personal data, compared to 40 per cent of consumers globally.
GUEST OPINION by Jim Cook, Attivo Networks: The COVID-19 pandemic has been a rough and costly period for many organisations, yet for one group, it has opened up a raft of potentially lucrative new targets.
Australian tech company Trax Print says it has used its expertise in document protection and anti-fraud technology to develop a dynamic sanitisation certificate to be used in conjunction with Zoono through their distributors in South Africa, Liquigenic.
GUEST OPINION by Joanne Wong, Vice President – International Marketing, LogRhythm: It’s something almost every internet user has experienced. An email arrives, purporting to be from a trusted source, but in reality it’s an attempt to steal personal details or cause disruption.
Almost half of Australian parents (45%) do not have existing measures in place to protect their children online, according to a new research report.
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