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Search giant Google has announced it will acquire the security firm Mandiant for US$5.4 billion (A$7.4 billion) in an all-cash transaction, adding that the firm will join Google Cloud after the acquisition is complete.

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2021 began with the SolarWinds supply chain attack and ended with the Log4j vulnerabilities, with vastly increased levels of ransomware in between. Cybercriminals are on the rise and 2022 shows no sign of abating. SonicWall’s comprehensive 66-page report brings you research, trends, and insights that make it a must-read for all CISOs, CTOs, and CIOs.

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SolarWinds THWACKcamp celebrates a decade of learning with its free, two-day event for the technology professional community, over 2 and 3 March 2022. The event will be hosted on THWACK, the SolarWinds online community with over 180,000 registered members. The event will feature keynotes, breakout sessions, interactive learning lounges, expert product training, customer success stories, giveaways, and more.

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With tensions mounting in Ukraine, the New York Department of Financial Services and the European Central Bank are alerting governments, businesses, and financial institutions to prepare for a possible state-sponsored cyber attack from Russia.

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GUEST RESEARCH: Claroty, today released research into the Global State of Industrial Cybersecurity 2021: Resilience Amid Disruption, which revealed the colossal impact of ransomware on organisations during 2021, with 80% of organisations in APAC affected by ransomware attacks and just over half (51%) paying the ransom.

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SolarWinds today announced it will hold its Australia Pacific and Japan virtual partner summit 2022 over February 15 to 17, with keynotes from SolarWinds executives, product portfolio updates, strategy sessions, discussions on market opportunity findings, and an awards ceremony where select partners will be awarded for key achievements over 2021. A Europe, Middle East, and Africa virtual partner summit will also be held during February.

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COMPANY NEWS:  SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of simple, powerful, and secure IT management software, has announced it has received recognition from key industry award programs for its IT operations management products and corporate achievements in the second half of 2021.

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From the SolarWinds attacks throughout last year to the influx of Apache Log4j vulnerability exploitations, the 2022 Security Report conducted by Check Point Research reveals the key attack vectors and techniques in 2021.

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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.

Published in Security
Monday, 06 December 2021 11:24

Liao takes on channel management at WatchGuard

Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies has appointed Michelle Liao to the role of channel and distribution manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Published in People Moves
Wednesday, 01 December 2021 14:00

Lee leads TeamViewer's APAC team

Remote access specialist TeamViewer has appointed Sojung Lee to the new role of president for the Asia-Pacific region.

Published in People Moves

Applications beyond the most trivial store data in some way, and Microsoft SQL Server, along with Oracle and MySQL, are right up there as the three most used database management systems across the globe. To borrow from Spider-Man's Uncle Ben, with great power comes great responsibility. No matter if your database is driving a small business or powering a vast e-commerce empire database, downtime means a loss of the ability to transact, to report, and to analyse. It's crucial every database administrator has quality, reliable, proactive tools to let you know what's happening on your servers and to eke out the greatest performance.

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Applications beyond the most trivial store data in some way, and Microsoft SQL Server, along with Oracle and MySQL, are right up there as the three most used database management systems across the globe. To borrow from Spider-Man's Uncle Ben, with great power comes great responsibility. No matter if your database is driving a small business or powering a vast e-commerce empire database, downtime means a loss of the ability to transact, to report, and to analyse. It's crucial every database administrator has quality, reliable, proactive tools to let you know what's happening on your servers and to eke out the greatest performance.

Published in Data

Investors in SolarWinds have sued the directors of the company, claiming they were aware of the risks that the firm's software posed but failed to act to prevent devastating attacks that came to light last year.

Published in Security

Microsoft claims to have detected what it characterises as nation-state activity by an adversary it calls Nobelium — the SolarWinds attackers who are also known as APT29 and Cozy Bear — trying to gain access to customers of multiple cloud providers, including itself.

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SolarWinds has announced new products, SolarWinds Database Mapper and SolarWinds Task Factory, as part of its comprehensive database management portfolio. These solutions further help data pros to accelerate data delivery across the organisation and manage cloud migrations more efficiently.

Published in Data

ANALYSIS A detailed security report from Microsoft somewhat predictably claims that 58% of state-sponsored network attacks in 2020-21 came from Russia.

Published in Security

Global cyber security firm Kaspersky claims to have discovered a new backdoor it has named Tomiris which shows signs of being connected to the same actor behind the attacks on SolarWinds which were revealed last year.

Published in Security
Thursday, 23 September 2021 12:19

Claroty discloses 11 vulnerabilities in Nagios

GUEST RESEARCH: The SolarWinds and Kaseya attacks were devastating intrusions at the heart of IT and network management supply chains. In each case, alleged state actors were able to infiltrate the mechanisms used by the vendors to ship software updates to customers, and infect those updates with malware, including ransomware, according to industrial security company Claroty.

Published in Guest Research
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 11:02

iTWire's Williams honoured in IT Pro Day Awards

iTWire contributor David M Williams has been named IT Mentor of the Year in SolarWinds' annual IT Pro Day Awards.

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