Australian organisations are struggling with network breaches, ransomware attacks, remote work, and more, according to the latest network security report from cloud security and data protection solutions vendor Barracuda.
COVID-19 provided fertile ground for attackers to sow confusion and take advantage of healthcare organisations on the front lines, according to global cybersecurity company Varonis.
Thirty-five percent of security breaches in 2020 were caused by ransomware attacks, resulting in tremendous financial cost, while between January and October last year, 730 "publicly disclosed events" resulted in over 22 billion records being exposed, according to a report from security vendor Tenable.
Many Australian companies believe that their cybersecurity investments are failing, whilst the number of breaches increased by 50% in Australia from 2018 to 2019, according to new research which also found that with the acceleration of cyber threats due to COVID-19, the overall threat landscape is accelerating and putting extra pressure on security functions.
There is an unprecedented focus on security as a pervasive part of business operations according to a study that highlights the rising importance of cybersecurity defence to global leaders.
Cyber attacks are increasing in volume and sophistication, causing regular security breaches affecting 89% of organisations, according to a newly released survey of Australian organisations.
Organisations are mostly not securing business critical applications, but despite this many of those surveyed indicate that they are confident their organisation can effectively stop all data security attacks or breaches at the perimeter.
Eighty percent of IT business leaders in the US anticipate a critical breach or successful cyber attack over the coming year, according to a newly published survey of more than 1000 IT professionals.
LogRhythm, the security intelligence company, has announced its top eight cyber security predictions for 2019, with one prediction that there will be a move this year to hold CEOs accountable for security breaches.
The number of records breached dropped nearly 25% globally in 2017, but ransomware breaches still cost organisations US$8 billion, with human error responsible for two-thirds of compromised records.
New research shows cyber crime in Australia increasing by over 25% in 2017, the second highest rate of countries surveyed, with Australian businesses increasing spend on their cyber defences accordingly.
In this article, Tim Macdermid from MarkLogic outlines the steps organisations need to take to ensure the data itself stays secure within the database.
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Australians are concerned about mobile security, but the majority aren’t doing enough about it, according to research which reveals that 40% have been victim to a mobile security breach.
Virtualisation company VMware is collaborating with Intel Health and Life Sciences in an initiative it says is designed to help global healthcare organisations understand the current state of their security readiness.
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