Unisys delivers new cloud security features on AWS
These automated capabilities of CloudForte help clients enhance security and optimise operations for workloads delivered on AWS as well as in hybrid- and multi-cloud environments.
The BYOD juggling act: balancing security, privacy and mobility
Why SD-WAN is crucial for digital transformation
Palo Alto Networks adds SD-WAN and DLP capabilities to edge networking platform
Breaches on the rise despite increased security spend, survey finds
Nine ways to boost IT security during the summer holidays
Black Friday alert: Financial botnets targeting e-commerce apparel sites
Fortune 500 firms weigh in on equipment failure risk
Fortune 500 companies are increasingly concerned about the risks of critical equipment failure and cyber attacks on industrial control systems.
Alibaba Cloud gains new security accreditations
Alibaba Cloud obtained the Level 3 assessment in TISAX for automotive and Good “x” Practice (GxP) readiness assessment for the healthcare industry.
Cyberattacks becoming increasingly targeted in nature, research finds
The number of unique cyber incidents have increase for third quarter of 2019, according to a new report on the cybersecurity threatscape.
OpenText to drop US$1.4B to acquire Carbonite
“This acquisition will further strengthen OpenText as a leader in cloud platforms, complete end-point security and protection.”
Women underrepresented in cybersecurity in half of enterprises - Kaspersky
Despite some diversity initiatives, women constitute 39% of the labour force and only 25% of management positions worldwide in general.
Gartner names Zscaler Leader in secure web gateways
The Zscaler platform processes more than 70 billion transactions and detects approximately 100 million threats per day across 185 countries.
Kaspersky to store data of US and Canada customers in Switzerland
The company will also open its first Transparency Center in Latin America in Sao Paulo in January 2020.
Barracuda Networks integrates WAF into cloud platform
Barracuda Networks announced a new Cloud Application Platform (CAP), which provides security, as well as a new web application firewall (WAF) as a service solution built on Microsoft Azure.
Proofpoint acquires insider threat management firm ObserveIT
Proofpoint will hand over US$225 million as part of a new arrangement to acquire insider threat management platform ObserveIT.
WatchGuard launches new ruggedised Wi-Fi access point
The WatchGuard AP327X is a new IP67-rated Wi-Fi access point (AP) with four N-Type connectors to support a variety of external antennas.
Bitglass report finds 66% of companies omit key security tool
The report found that only 34% of companies are authenticating users accessing cloud data via SSO.
Report: The evolution and proliferation of banking malware
Fortinet’s quarterly threat report has the latest on trends and updates on threat actors and attack patterns, showing some surprising findings.
Venafi uncovers suspicious retail lookalike domains using valid certificates
The total number of certificates using lookalike domains is more than 400% greater than the number of authentic retail domains.
Fortinet unveils dynamic cloud security integrations for AWS
“The cloud provides a number of business-critical benefits, and having the right security solutions in place is key in successful cloud operations.”
Check Point signs new distributor for Aussie SMB market
"Their market share, extensive and skilled partner channel, and strong collaboration with Australia’s leading telecommunication carrier made this an easy choice for us."
Fortinet buys out enSilo to bolster endpoint security portfolio
Fortinet has acquired a US-based endpoint security company enSilo as the company continues to flesh out its global security solutions.
Adobe, New York Times and Twitter announce content authenticity initiative
Adobe is developing an opt-in system that will allow creators and publishers to securely attach attribution data to content they choose to share.
How user-centred design is reshaping cybersecurity
A user-centered design approach starts with users and asking them what they want to gain a deeper understanding of their needs.
Cyxtera spins out cybersecurity business into AppGate
AppGate brings together a set of differentiated cloud- and hybrid-ready security and analytics products and services.
Disney+: Is it safe to subscribe?
"Excitement has been building for Disney+ and while it's in limited release, people will seek out alternative means to use the platform."
NordVPN launches password manager
Users can download user-friendly browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Brave, Edge, and Vivaldi.
APT groups conducting more targeted intrusions – Accenture
Analysts now see an emergence of malware executed through web browsers focused on targeting online merchants and retailers specifically.
Gartner names SAI Global as IT Vendor Risk Management leader
SAI Global feels the Gartner report confirms a competitive market with demand growing for cloud-first software solutions.
IDC names Trend Micro number one vendor for SDC security
The new independent report: Worldwide Software Defined Compute Workload Security Market Shares, 2018 revealed Trend Micro achieved a market share lead of 35.5%, almost triple its nearest competitor in 2018.
ConnectWise acquires Continuum and ITBoost
Together, these moves aim to put more problem-solving resources, tools for efficiency, and fuel for growth in the hands of partners.
NordVPN launches encryption tool, password manager to come
A free version of NordLocker is available which gives users 5GB of encrypted data, while premium users can encrypt unlimited amounts of data.
The human eye as a proxy for the future of networking
In recent years scientists have been unravelling the intricate structure and wiring of retina neurons within the eye - Mellanox Technologies looks beneath the surface.
Microsoft's new security innovations at Ignite 2019
Microsoft 365 and Security corporate vice president Kirk Koenigsbauer outlined 10 major security announcements across Azure, Microsoft 365, Office, and Microsoft Defender ATP.
ExtraHop integrates with Google Cloud's new packet mirroring feature
Google Cloud has announced a new packet mirroring feature that integrates with ExtraHop’s ExtraHopReveal(x) to enable stronger threat detection, investigation, and response.
Google Cloud sets sights on network intelligence automation
Google Cloud’s new network intelligence platform could potentially automate thousands of networking jobs and speed up cloud migrations to new levels of efficiency.
Interview: Microsoft's Diana Kelley talks talent gaps and D&I
Kelley recently spoke at Microsoft Asia’s new Experience Center, where she talked through her experience as a security CTO, as well as IoT security, what’s ahead in 2020, and diversity and inclusion both in the cybersecurity sector, and in technology.
Enterprises look to zero trust network access to thwart VPN attacks
“Though it is encouraging to see so many organisations are pursuing ZTNA to close gaps created by VPNs, I am surprised that more than half of those surveyed believe their current infrastructure is reliable enough to protect the enterprise."
F5 integrates BIG-IQ into Venafi Machine Identity Protection Platform
The integration allows network operations to orchestrate the lifecycle of SSL/TLS certificates and ensure security policies are enforced across devices.
Black Friday fraud: Who foots the bill?
“Given the incredibly high volume of transactions over the coming weekend, and indeed the whole festive period, often merchants will accept that fraud will be higher than usual."
Palo Alto Networks and Europol sign MoU to expand collaboration
Palo Alto Networks participates in regular meetings with Europol investigators to discuss security challenges related to cybercrime trends and share insights on tackling them.
Lack of PCI DSS compliance putting payment security at risk
Organisations across Asia Pacific are demonstrating stronger payments security compliance compared to other parts of the world, however global trends indicate that payments security compliance has dropped for the second year in a row.
GlobalData: A/NZ security service spending set to skyrocket
Australia and New Zealand are estimated to witness the highest compound annual growth rates (CAGR).