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Building on the ‘Essential Eight’ with a people-centric approach to cybersecurity
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Organisations often combat threats by placing too much emphasis on technology alone and too little emphasis on people and their behaviour.
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Insider threats cannot be eliminated but zero-trust can limit the damage
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data protection
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According to a Ponemon Institute study conducted, insider threats have increased in both frequency and cost over the past two years.
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Australian board members lag behind cybersecurity maturity
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Australian board members significantly lag behind global counterparts in cybersecurity maturity, according to a new report from Proofpoint.
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Breaking down BEC – the costliest risk facing your organisation
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fraud
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cyber attacks
According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s Annual Cyber Threat Report 2020-21, BEC cost Australian organisations AUD$81 million during a twelve month period.
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Research shows importance of people-centric security
Fri 2 Sep 2022
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phishing
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cybersecurity
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email security
Organisations need to be more cognisant of such malicious attacks, and build better cybersecurity posture from a people-centric standpoint.
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Proofpoint launches Intelligent Compliance Platform
Fri 26 Aug 2022
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Proofpoint has announced the launch of its Intelligent Compliance Platform, offering enterprises modern regulatory compliance safeguards.
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Organisations struggling to secure new cloud environments
Fri 19 Aug 2022
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cloud
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cloud security
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“In the wake of COVID-19, organisations substantially accelerated their digital transformation initiatives to accommodate a remote workforce."
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Top universities lagging on basic cybersecurity - report
Tue 2 Aug 2022
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phishing
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cybersecurity
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email security
Universities in Australia, the US and the UK are lagging on basic cybersecurity measures, creating higher risks of email-based impersonation attacks.
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Australians lose $300 million to scams in first half of 2022
Wed 27 Jul 2022
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scams
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The total losses from January to June 2022 have more than doubled compared to the first half of 2021, where Australians lost a combined $139 million.
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Threat actors ramp up their social engineering attacks
Fri 24 Jun 2022
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cybersecurity
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cyber threats
As people get better at identifying potential threats in their inbox, threat actors must evolve their methods. Their new M.O? Social engineering.
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2021 the year cyber criminals got creative - Proofpoint
Wed 8 Jun 2022
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cybersecurity
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One constant that remains as organisations approach a sense of normalcy after a disruptive year is that cyber criminals continue to target and exploit people.
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Email fraud identified as top attack vector - Proofpoint
Thu 10 Mar 2022
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email security
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More than three quarters of ASX 200 companies are subjecting customers, partners and employees to higher risks of email fraud.
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Splunk names Proofpoint's ex-CEO as new leader and board member
Fri 4 Mar 2022
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Splunk has named Gary Steele as the company’s new chief executive officer, and as a member of the company’s board of directors, effective April.
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Insider threats costing organisations $15.4 million a year
Wed 26 Jan 2022
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insider threats
Negligent insiders are the root cause of 56% of incidents while credential thefts have almost doubled and are the costliest to remediate.
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Scams leave nasty bite & Australians $33m out of pocket in November
Thu 16 Dec 2021
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scams
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Investment scams increased a mild 8% on the previous month but the amount of money lost almost doubled.
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The promise and peril of the cloud: why a people-centric approach is vital
Tue 31 Aug 2021
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cybersecurity
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Two-thirds of Australian CISOs see cloud account compromise as the most significant risk to their organisation in the next year.
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COVID-19 themed malware and credential theft campaigns make a resurgence as Delta variant spreads
Fri 27 Aug 2021
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malware
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phishing
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cybersecurity
Proofpoint has observed high volumes of COVID-19 themed threats distributing malware and credential theft campaigns.
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The large, less obvious costs of phishing attacks on organisations - report
Wed 18 Aug 2021
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malware
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phishing
Proofpoint and Ponemon Institute have released the results of a new study on the cost of phishing. 
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48 million malware messages: Proofpoint reveals the reality of today's threat landscape
Thu 5 Aug 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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"In addition to troubling growth in volume and sophistication of ransomware and BEC attacks, we discovered massive spikes in lesser-known methods like CAPTCHA techniques and steganography.”
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Huge increase in threat actors using Cobalt Strike - Proofpoint research
Wed 7 Jul 2021
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cybersecurity
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penetration testing
Proofpoint cybersecurity company has released research finding a 161% increase in threat actors using the threat emulation tool Cobalt Strike.
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Proofpoint delivers advanced data loss prevention for Microsoft Teams
Mon 7 Jun 2021
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microsoft teams
“Teams compliance is a must-have for regulated and highly litigious industries, while Teams DLP is essential as users collaborate with sensitive information."
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Cloud account takeovers present serious security risk to enterprises
Fri 28 May 2021
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saas
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cloud security
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"Cloud account compromises and sensitive information loss can disrupt business, damage brand reputation, and cost organisations millions annually.”
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Ransomware ravages Ireland's health service - experts comment
Mon 17 May 2021
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Ireland’s National Cyber Security Centre points to the ‘Conti’ ransomware variant, which caused the HSE's IT systems to shut down over the weekend.
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Country-wide phishing reports up 75% in 2020
Tue 19 Jan 2021
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phishing
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email security
In total, Australians lost $176 million to scams in 2020, 23% higher than the previous year, with phishing the most reported type.
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