Displaying items by tag: Threats

COMPANY NEWS: Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, has released key findings about the ways spear-phishing attacks are evolving. The report, titled Spear Phishing: Top Threats and Trends Vol. 7 – Key findings on the latest social engineering tactics and the growing complexity of attacks, reveals fresh insights into recent trends in spear-phishing attacks and what you can do to protect your business.

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Ransomware and threats to operational technology/industrial control system (OT/ICS) environments remain at an all-time high, as do vulnerability disclosures as we enter the new year, warns Nozomi Networks in its look at what’s in store for the world in 2022.

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Technology services and solutions provider Data#3 has partnered with SecurityHQ to expand its managed security services, adopting an approach that provides access to people, processes, and technology to detect and remediate sophisticated threats, violations, and incidents.

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GUEST OPINION by George Tsoukas, ANZ Country Manager, Gigamon:  The cloud is an extremely complex environment. To help ensure that organisations derive maximum advantage out of it, they need to be able to see exactly what’s happening at all times. They need cloud monitoring.

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BlackBerry’s Research and Intelligence has released its "Old Dogs New Tricks" research paper which examines how threat actors are sneakily leveraging new and uncommon programming languages to evade detection and hinder threat analysis.

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Talking to prospects teaches more than reading market research. Recent customer engagements (unfortunately still virtual) made it loud and clear – businesses need effective security.

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Monday, 26 April 2021 10:53

Sophos unveils XGS Series firewall appliances

Sophos launched its XGS Series firewall appliance, “the most advanced and significant hardware that it has ever released with the most unmatched detection, protection, and speed,” which protects users’ network from the deadliest threats and cyberattacks.

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The new report outlines how ransomware, malicious spam, mobile malware and other threats to consumers evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Monday, 22 February 2021 23:30

Reflecting on the year of the remote worker

2020 was both challenging and disruptive for everyone. In Australia, just when we’d become optimistic about the economic and societal recovery after the devastating summer bushfires, the COVID-19 pandemic struck. For most organisations and their employees, two words summarise the year that unfolded as a result—remote working.

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Tuesday, 09 February 2021 15:24

Westpac fights abusive messages in payment advices

Westpac has announced new measures intended to reduce the use of online and mobile banking to send abusive messages.

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2020 has shown us that we live in a very uncertain world, and with cybercriminals upping their game to devastating new levels this year, the world needs reliable cybersecurity more than ever - so what can we expect in 2021?

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Saturday, 27 June 2020 14:05

How security teams can find funding longevity

GUEST OPINION* Jim Cook Attivo Networks.   Security traditionally leans on risk and relationships to get the job done, but could use some stronger metrics to show its efficacy and value

Security operations centres are a critical line of defence for many organisations against the threat of attacks, data breaches and other security concerns.

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Fewer than one-third of organisations can accurately predict the impact of threats and vulnerabilities associated with emerging tech, despite facing increased risks over the past year, according to research from the global ICT professional association ISACA, CMMI Institute and Infosecurity Group.

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There are no universal standards for a vulnerability database but the US national vulnerability database was the first to be set up and has set the norms for others, a researcher at the threat intelligence firm Recorded Future says.

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In an ever evolving threat landscape, new strategies are required to stay one step ahead of both the bad guys and competitors in the war to win data security for customers – without inhibiting end-user productivity.

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Friday, 09 December 2016 09:29

Windows PowerShell threats on the rise: Symantec

Malicious scripts written using the Windows PowerShell framework are on the increase, Symantec has warned after a study by researchers found that 95% of analysed scripts fell into this category.

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With an 80% increase in fraud attacks detected and stopped year-on-year, Threatmetrix’s detailed 33-page report is a must-read cybercrime thriller.

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Last month, BAE launched its cloud-based cyber security suite in A/NZ, starting with its Email Protection Services in the face of ever evolving cyber attacks.

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iTWire interviews ESET Malware Researcher Olivier Bilodeau, on his way to be one of the speakers at the 2015 Linux.conf.au conference, presenting on advanced Linux server-side threats.

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Venafi is a US based security company that secures and protects keys and certificates so they can’t be used by bad guys in cyber attacks.

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