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Ransomware decreases as criminals customise attacks on larger, more lucrative targets - McAfee Report
McAfee has released its latest cybersecurity report analysing cybercriminal activity related to malware and cyber threats in the first quarter of 2021.
Study finds no accountability for cyberattacks within organisations
There is a disconnect between business decision makers and security teams, despite new risks from remote working and the growth in ransomware.
PwC and Palo Alto Networks partner, providing 24/7 cybersecurity defence in New Zealand
PwC and Palo Alto Networks announce an expanded partnership strengthening cybersecurity defences for New Zealand businesses.
Cyber stalking rampant amongst young New Zealanders - study
"There seems to be a perception that cyberstalking is more out of sight, out of mind."
Jamf adds compliance, threat detection, and passwordless authentication
“The security needs of enterprise organisations are changing, as their employees demand to work from the devices and locations they want."
Cloudflare integrates with top data analytics platforms
Cloudflare’s new integrations include Microsoft Azure Sentinel, Splunk, Datadog, and Sumo Logic, and focus on making it easier for businesses to connect and analyse key insights across their infrastructure.
Rethinking endpoint management in the post-BYOD workplace
Endpoint protection has a reputation for “admin rights being ripped away” from end-users.
Huge gap in workforce privacy, 63% of organisations want employee privacy, only 34% achieve it
A new report highlights a significant gap in workforce privacy, 63% of IT professionals wanting to protect employee privacy but only 34% of organisations effectively doing so.
Oversharing of sensitive documents soars 450%
Oversharing increases the risk an organisation will lose data, violate compliance or privacy mandates, or experience cybercrime.
Security professionals believe attackers will use AI to unleash a global cyber incident
“Recent major events have placed a heightened priority on security, but these threats have long deserved the attention they’re just now getting on a global level."
Ping Identity acquires bot detection firm SecuredTouch
The company has also released a new personal identity solution to the market.
Cybersecurity problems are business problems, report finds
"It is crucial that organisations recognise the need to adopt cybersecurity priorities as a central plank in their business strategy, and empower their cybersecurity leaders."
Five considerations for government departments to move safely and securely to the cloud
With a spotlight securely on Australia’s cybersecurity and defence strategy, it’s essential that Australian government departments lead the way.
New research finds 93% of security leaders don’t report to the CEO
New research from LogRhythm finds that 93% of security leaders don’t report to the CEO.
Rise in cyberattacks targeting container infrastructure and supply chains, 50% attacks happen with one hour
Aqua Security has found a rise in cyberattacks targeting container infrastructure and supply chains, with 50% of vulnerable targets attacked within one hour.
Managed cyber services crucial to secure infrastructure, data and processes
"With core MSSP services in place, security can be heightened to improve both the speed of detection and speed of response."
Majority of paid ransom demands experience repeat attack
"Paying the demands can have severe consequences, showing future attackers that the organisation could be easy pickings for some quick cash."
The most common attack surface trends by company location, size, and industry
A new report identifies the most common attack surface trends by geography and company size and highlights industries most vulnerable.
Interview: Assessing the challenges in securing emerging technologies
In his almost 20 years in the cybersecurity industry, Infosys CISO Vishal Salvi has watched threats change — and how they've ramped up in the last 18 months.
Trust no one: Recalibrating security to address insider threats
The high profile cases of Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning also provide an enduring yet often overlooked lesson about insider attacks.
Macquarie opens new high security data centre in Australia's capital
The Intellicentre 5 Bunker (IC5) is critical infrastructure designed to support Australia’s data sovereignty, national cyber security and digital skills development, according to a statement from Macquarie.
Most organisations would consider paying in ransomware attack - study
One in five companies would consider paying 20% or more of their annual revenue.
Help desk responsibilities increase with advances in AI, cybersecurity, remote working, and cloud computing
CompTIA finds help desk responsibilities are broadening as AI, cybersecurity, remote working, and cloud computing becoming more prevalent.
Rapid device adoption reveals massive security gaps across BYOD initiatives
Organisations are ill-equipped to deal with growing security threats such as malware and data theft.