Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies has published research showing that more than 90% of malware arrives through HTTPS-encrypted connections.
Company News: WatchGuard Technologies, a global leader in network security and intelligence, multi-factor authentication (MFA), advanced endpoint protection, and secure Wi-Fi, today announced that it has integrated the WatchGuard Endpoint Security product family – previously known as Panda Adaptive Defense 360, Adaptive Defense, Endpoint Protection Plus and Endpoint Protection – into WatchGuard Cloud. As a result, partners and customers can now deploy and manage endpoint security, network security and MFA services via WatchGuard Cloud, enabling them to streamline security delivery, simplify operations, consolidate vendors, and bolster business growth and profitability.
Auckland-headquartered Soft Solutions has introduced pay-as-you-go subscriptions for WatchGuard firewalls in New Zealand.
Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies' Internet Security Report for Q4 2020 shows fileless malware attack rates grew by nearly 900% while unique ransomware payloads plummeted by 48%.
Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies has appointed Anthony Daniel to the role of regional director for Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands.
We asked a number of IT executives what the 'new normal' might look like as the impact of COVID-19 wanes.
Here's what the IT industry executives had to say.
GUEST RESEARCH: Q3 2020 Internet Security Report sheds light on COVID-19 threat trends, growing network attacks, malware targeting US SCADA systems, and more.
The accelerated shift towards remote working will continue to create new opportunities for cyber attacks in the year ahead, according to one global security firm.
We posed this question to a broad swathe of senior industry executives. Here's what they had to say.
As cloud technology, data analytics and cyber-security increasingly dominate the ICT agenda, old school CIOs need to find new ways to add value to the organisations they serve.
GUEST OPINION by Wayson Vannatta, Chief Information Officer at WatchGuard Technologies:Infrastructure, intellectual property and IT security…just a decade ago, the CIO’s role as curator and custodian of the backroom cost centre that was ICT was well defined. So was their place at the top table, where their expertise in what was then an esoteric area of operations went largely unchallenged.
The IT industry in Australia is strong, and despite the economic downturn that COVID-19 has unleashed upon the world, IT is the glue that has kept a lot of businesses in business, defeating cybercriminals, keeping us connected and so much more, so what did local IT industry leaders say about Australia's 2020-21 Budget?
GUEST OPINION by Mark Sinclair
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has been an effective security technique for years, yet many small and mid-sized Australian organisations are still reluctant to undertake a deployment.
GUEST OPINION Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has been an effective security technique for years, yet many small and mid-sized Australian organisations are still reluctant to undertake a deployment.
Cyber attackers are definitely going to be targeting VPNs as a means of accessing users' PCs during this period when the number who are working from home has risen exponentially, Carolyn Crandall, chief deception officer of Attivo Networks which describes itself as a leader in deception for cyber security defence.
The latest data breach report from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner shows that Australian businesses have learnt nothing from the devastating impacts of breaches in other countries, a cyber security professional says.
There has been a major rise in zero day malware detections, increasing use of Microsoft Office exploits and legitimate penetration testing tools in the third quarter of 2019, according to a new Internet security report.
Network security solutions vendor Watchguard Technologies has appointed Soft Solutions as its distributor to support expansion of its New Zealand channel.
Global network security vendors WatchGuard Technologies has appointed inTechnology Distribution as a new distributor for its range of Wi-Fi products in the Australian market.
A mix of large, medium-sized and small IT businesses have generally welcomed the measures in the Federal Budget that affect their industry, though the government's meddling in encryption — as evidenced in the passage of the encryption law last December — did not exactly earn many cheers.
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