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Imagine you just bought a brand new car featuring all the latest bells and whistles. You're itching to take advantage of speed camera detection and try out the heated seat backs and armrests. Unfortunately, when you try to turn your car on, nothing happens. If the vehicle doesn't work, then what's the point of having it and all its exciting features?

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Email security firm Mimecast says a hit on its infrastructure by attackers who used the SolarWinds supply chain to gain access, went deeper than already reported, with some of the company's source code being stolen.

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Security vendor Malwarebytes was also hit by the same actor that was implicated in the attacks using SolarWinds Orion network management software, but says the attack vector was not the software.

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Australians are using work tools, including company-issued devices for personal matters, to a greater extent than their global counterparts while remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research which labels the behaviour as a security risk.

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Email and data security vendor Mimecast has acquired messaging security provider eTorch which operates as MessageControl for an undisclosed sum.

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VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENT:  SonicWall recently announced a modern Boundless Cybersecurity model designed to protect and mobilize organizations, large enterprises, government agencies and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) operating in a ‘new business normal.’

VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENT:  SonicWall recently announced a modern Boundless Cybersecurity model designed to protect and mobilize organizations, large enterprises, government agencies and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) operating in a ‘new business normal.’

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Business email compromise (BEC) was the most prevalent security threat in Australia in 2019, accounting for 23.6% of global attempts and placing Australia in the top two countries with the most attempted attacks - and with the healthcare sector globally remaining the most targeted industry.

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Global email and data security company Mimecast has acquired digital threat protection vendor Segasec.

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Ninety-four percent of organisations globally have suffered phishing attacks in the last 12 months and 61% say it is likely or inevitable that they will be hit with an email-borne attack, according to a new survey.

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Email attacks are having a major impact on businesses around the world and impacting the personal lives of IT security professionals, with a new study finding that phishing and ransomware attacks are the most significant concern for the IT professionals.

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Cyber criminals continue to use email as a primary vehicle to steal data and deliver advanced threats, according to one security firm which reveals that phishing attacks targeting email users were the most prominent type of cyber attack globally in 2018.

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Global security company Symantec has released a new solution — email threat isolation — designed to block advanced email attacks on end user devices by helping to protect users against spear phishing, credential theft, account takeover and ransomware attacks.

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Email-based fraud attacks dominate potential online security threats and Australian businesses are targets but generally unprepared to defend against the likely attacks, according to a new report.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 11:39

Mimecast completes acquisition of Ataata

Global email and data security company Mimecast has acquired cyber security training and awareness platform Ataata.

Published in Security
Monday, 04 June 2018 11:05

Cocking moves to Forticode from MailGuard

The co-founder of email security firm, MailGuard, Simon Cocking, has joined Melbourne-based cyber security start-up Forticode as vice-president of Technology.

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Global email and data security company Mimecast has drawn attention, through a survey, to the extent to which the health and human services industry is being attacked through email threats.

Published in Security
Friday, 09 March 2018 02:25

Mimecast invests in Australia, NZ expansion

Global email and data security company, Mimecast, is expanding its Australian business, doubling its headcount and making strategic new hires.

Published in Strategy

Australia has been caught up in the unrelenting cyber crime scourge sweeping the world, with a new global security report finding that since 2014 the country was hit by more than 114,000 instances of cyber crime, with almost 24,000 of the attacks occurring in the first half of 2017.

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Global email and data security company Mimecast says its most recent email security risk assessment testing results highlight the alarming number of malwareless impersonation attacks incumbent email security solutions are unable to stop.

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