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LockBit ransomware gang dismantled by global task force
Last week
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edutech
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encryption
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cybersecurity
The notorious LockBit ransomware gang, linked to over £120m in extortion and impacting 2000+ victims globally, has been dismantled by an international task force led by the UK and US.
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Half-year surge in cyber attacks on infrastructure, says Dragos
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ransomware
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telecommunications
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government
Worldwide cybersecurity expert Dragos reports a 50% surge in politically motivated cyberattacks and new threat clusters targeting critical infrastructure.
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Motorola acquires London surveillance firm Silent Sentinel
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motorola solutions
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m&a
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aviation
Motorola Solutions acquires UK-based Silent Sentinel, a leading provider of advanced video surveillance solutions, in a strategic move that enhances its video security portfolio.
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Gallagher Security appoints Aashish Garhwal as Senior Sales Manager, India
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sales
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aviation
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customers
Gallagher Security appoints Aashish Garhwal, former Schneider Electric executive, as its new Senior Sales Manager for India to boost government vertical sales and support.
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Breaking down the cybersecurity strategy 2023-2030 (Phase two 2026-2028)
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iot security
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wireless networks
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cybersecurity
The second phase of Cyber Security Strategy aims for scalable maturity, focusing on tech investments, diverse workforce, and cross-sector partnerships.
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Singapore's local cyber threats spike by 52.9% in 2023, reveals Kaspersky
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big data
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bi
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ml
Cyber threats originating from Singaporean servers soared by 52.9% in 2023, with over 17 million incidents detected, as indicated by recent Kaspersky data.
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Delinea appoints tech veteran Kate Reed as new CMO
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cloud services
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pam
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compliance
Tech and cybersecurity veteran Kate Reed joins global Privileged Access Management provider, Delinea, as Chief Marketing Officer, bringing 20+ years of experience.
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Exposure management: a strategic ally in essential eight cybersecurity resilience
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
In response to the increasing sophistication of cyber threats, the Australian Signals Directorate has revised its Essential Eight Maturity Model (E8MM), incorporating exposure management to proactively identify and prioritise risks, aiding businesses in effectively defending against cyber attacks.
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Delinea hires Norbert Kiss as Senior VP for Asia Pacific
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digital transformation
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pam
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cybersecurity
Delinea, a leader in Privileged Access Management solutions, appoints seasoned executive Norbert Kiss as SVP for Asia Pacific, fuelling its strategic expansion in the region.
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Sternum & ChargePoint secure Home Flex against IoT vulnerabilities
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
In a bid to combat IoT vulnerabilities, security firm Sternum collaborates with ChargePoint to enhance the protection of ChargePoint Home Flex, following the uncovering of significant security flaws.
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Unprecedented surge in critical infrastructure cyberattacks
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network infrastructure
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iot
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cybersecurity
A shocking 30% increase in attacks on critical infrastructures was recorded in 2023, resulting in over 420 million incidents.
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Breaking down Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030
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cybersecurity
Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030, aimed toward transforming the nation from highly vulnerable to a global cyber risk leader, embarks on its urgent 'Phase One', following a 14% rise in cyber attacks last year.
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2024 cybersecurity shifts to be driven by AI & APIs
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ai
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cybersecurity
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financial systems
Karl Mattson from Noname Security, predicts geopolitical conflict, AI disruption, and API regulation will shape a seismic 2024 cybersecurity landscape.
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Australia's cybersecurity plans overlooked smart home devices, expert warns
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edutech
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power / energy
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renewable energy
Cybersecurity expert Leon Poggioli believes Australia's proposed cybersecurity law reforms need to pay more heed to smart home devices like solar inverters, crucial for grid stability.
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The transformational power of AI in security
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising security with advanced surveillance cameras that augment monitoring, improve threat detection and streamline emergency responses, reshaping public safety and crime prevention.
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Former US Cyber Director Chris Inglis joins Claroty's advisory board
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it in healthcare
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physical security
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cybersecurity
Former U.S. National Cyber Director, Chris Inglis, joins Claroty's board, bringing big-hitter experience in cybersecurity to aid in the firm's mission of safeguarding the world's critical infrastructure.
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Shadow IT threatens corporate cybersecurity, new study reveals
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advanced persistent threat protection
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it infrastructure
The rise in remote working has increased shadow IT usage among employees, leading to 11% of all cyber incidents, according to Kaspersky.
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Businesses challenged by supply chain cybersecurity threats
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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cybersecurity
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relationships
97% of UK firms face ongoing supply chain cyber threats, enduring negative impacts in the past year, reveals BlueVoyant.
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Schneider Electric awards cybersecurity specialisation to SAFEgroup Automation
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
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power / energy
Schneider Electric has awarded its prestigious Cybersecurity Specialisation to SAFEgroup Automation for their advanced cybersecurity capabilities.
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Fortinet uses Keysight's tech to validate firewall's DDoS defence capabilities
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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firewall
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data centre operators
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breach prevention
Fortinet is utilising Keysight's APS-M8400 technology to verify the DDoS defence aptitude of its FortiGate 4800F next-gen firewall.
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Australian business increasingly seek cybersecurity services
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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data protection
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nz
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government
Cybersecurity firm Tesserent reports a notable rise in demand for services from Australian company directors and boards.
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Australia leads in global cybersecurity with phishing-resistant measures
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
Australia adopts robust cybersecurity measures, leading global efforts in phishing-resistance, and positions as a prospective cybersecurity leader by 2030.
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Tenable Solutions passes IRAP assessment for optimal cyber security
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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acsc
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critical infrastructure
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australian signals directorate
Tenable Solutions successfully passes a PROTECTED level IRAP assessment, reinforcing its commitment to top cyber security standards.
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Lenovo & Microsoft collaborate to enhance cybersecurity with CRaaS solution
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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microsoft
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cloud services
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ransomware
Lenovo and Microsoft announce joint Cyber Resiliency-as-a-Service (CRaaS) solution to bolster cybersecurity. .