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Kasten by Veeam's K10 V5.0 Kubernetes data management platform focuses on risk management strategy and streamlined CI/CD pipelines.

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The Bad Guys are gunning for backups, and victims of ransomware attacks often didn't get what they paid for, according to the Veeam 2022 Ransomware Trends Report.

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GUEST OPINION by Jen Ellis, Vice President, Community and Public Affairs, Rapid7: The Colonial Pipeline attack was significant in that it put cybercrime front and centre of the evening news and we saw US President Biden not only talking about the subject, but also raising it directly as a priority with Russia's President Putin. In the weeks that followed the attack, we saw the G7 talk about ransomware at their annual summit and make commitments to work together to tackle the issue.

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The government of Costa Rica has declared a state of emergency after a number of state agencies, including the finance ministry, were hit by the Windows ransomware strain known as Conti.

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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.

Published in Open Sauce

Newly Released ExtraHop Cyber Confidence Index Report Reveals Critical Under-Investment in Crucial Areas of IT, Keeping Confidence Assessment Levels Low.

SECURITY: ExtraHop, the leader in cloud-native network detection and response, today released findings from a new survey that shows 85% of organisations in Asia Pacific were breached by ransomware at least once in the past five years, but only 28% publicly disclosed that an incident occurred.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 03 May 2022 10:39

Dell bumps up data capabilities

Dell Technologies has made multiple storage-related announcements, including services to help organisations recover from ransomware attacks, and allowing them to use on-premises data with cloud-based SaaS.

American-Canadian security company Absolute Software introduces Absolute Ransomware Response that enables customers to prepare and accelerate their endpoint recovery in the face of growing ransomware attacks.

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Last October, with great fanfare, Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews announced the Ransomware Action Plan, vowing to make it compulsory for businesses with an annual turnover of $10 million or more to report ransomware attacks.

Published in Open Sauce

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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Security analytics and automation solutions provider Rapid7 has released its latest Vulnerability Intelligence Report showing what it says is significant year-over-year increases in widely exploited security flaws.

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

Published in Guest Opinion
Sunday, 27 March 2022 23:29

How to prevent ransomware devastation

COMPANY NEWS by George Tsoukas, ANZ Manager, Gigamon:  The devastating effects of ransomware have continued to grow over the past two decades, which have seen it shift from just being opportunistic ‘smash-and-grab’ style attacks to carefully orchestrated attacks.

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Australia ranks number one in Asia Pacific for most ransomware attacks, and seventh globally according to new research which reveals that 37% of all attacks on Australian organisations targeted the commercial and professional services sector.

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The FBI has ranked ransomware outside the top six online threats to Americans in terms of cost in a 2021 report, but a ransomware researcher claims this is misleading as most ransomware attacks are not reported.

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A new survey conducted by conducted by Opinium Research for Veritas Technologies has found that a large majority of Kubernetes environments are unprotected against ransomware – even though more than half of the respondents say they have already experienced such an attack.

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An affiliate of the NetWalker ransomware group has been extradited from Canada to the US on Thursday, following a January indictment issued by the US Department of Justice that alleged he had been part of a group that used this strain of the malware to attack institutions around the world.

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A man accused of being behind the attack on Kaseya, a managed services provider, in July last year, has appeared in court in Texas and been arraigned.

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