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Ransomware-hit businesses have bigger problems than they realise, expert says
“If cyberattackers got through your defences in the first place, chances are you have bigger problems with your security competencies."
20 Oct 2016
Palo Alto Networks' three top tips for cybersecurity success
Organisations need to take a prevention-first mindset through three key elements: Technology, people and processes and threat intelligence.
04 Oct 2016
Unit 42 discovers Komplex trojan targeting OS X systems
The Sofacy Group is still coming up with new trojans, with Unit 42 researchers reporting that an OS X trojan called 'Komplex' is now on the scene.
27 Sep 2016
Palo Alto Networks launches new cybersecurity guide for Australian execs
Palo Alto Networks is taking the cybersecurity fight to print as the company recently published its first book for Australian boards & executives.
27 Sep 2016
Is the Internet of Things putting your business at risk?
“The automated nature of these devices and their communication means many businesses may not be aware of the security risks.”
01 Sep 2016
Cyber security top concern for Australian executives
“No leader wants to see their organisation’s reputation and profitability hurt by a cybersecurity breach."
11 Aug 2016
Palo Alto Networks raises the bar for endpoint security
"The Palo Alto Networks Traps offering takes an innovative approach to endpoint security,"
08 Aug 2016
PowerWare ransomware imitates locky malware family
PoshCoder has been encrypting files with PowerShell since 2014, and the new variant named PowerWare was reported in March 2016.
01 Aug 2016
Let's not forget that RegTech is also about cybersecurity
The cybersecurity implications of RegTech and data analytics are just as important as the technology itself, Palo Alto Networks warns.
26 Jul 2016
Recommended rating for Palo Alto Networks next gen firewall
The company who identify as the next-generation in security, have just announced that its next-generation firewall has earned a recommended rating.
11 Jul 2016
ANZ businesses need to reconsider security approach
“Planning and prevention is the key. Businesses need to measure what they can control, such as threats and vulnerabilities."
29 Jun 2016
New Sofacy attacks against US government agency
Recently, Unit 42 identified a spear phishing e-mail from the Sofacy group that targeted the United States government - here is a rundown.
15 Jun 2016
Palo Alto Networks continues winning streak
Palo Alto has been named a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant report, just as the vendor announced strong third quarter financial results.
31 May 2016
How to prevent security breaches when patching is not an option
Palo Alto Networks is warning businesses that rely too much on software patches, saying they could fall victim to ‘zero day’ vulnerabilities.
25 May 2016
Ransomware is not a "malware problem" - it's a criminal business model
Today Unit 42 published its latest paper on ransomware. It has quickly become one of the greatest cyberthreats facing organisations around the world.
12 May 2016
IoT bringing more security concerns, says expert
The rise of the Internet of Things across industries is bringing with it a new wave of security concerns, and business need to be aware.
26 Apr 2016
Governments vulnerable to attack, says Palo Alto Networks
Government departments are an attractive target for malicious hackers and criminals, making them vulnerable to attack.
20 Apr 2016
Ransomware: Locky, TeslaCrypt and other malware families use new tool to evade detection
Recently, Palo Alto Networks identified slight changes in Locky detonations through the AutoFocus threat intelligence service.
12 Apr 2016
New ANZ boss for Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks has appointed a new ANZ boss, with Simon Green taking up the role vacated by Armando Dacal's promotion to a regional role.
06 Apr 2016
Palo Alto seeks 'security innovators' with partner program upgrade
Palo Alto Networks has updated its NextWave Channel Partner Program in a move designed to further enable partners to be ‘next-gen security innovators'
05 Apr 2016
Palo Alto inks Southern Cross Hospitals security contract
Southern Cross Hospitals will implement Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Security Platform across its network in New Zealand.
09 Mar 2016
What's the latest weapon in the fight against malware?
Palo Alto Networks embarked on a research project using known malicious servers to discover whether cookies can help understand malware identity.
02 Mar 2016
Palo Alto Networks hits new record for revenue growth
"We reported strong fiscal second quarter results across all metrics, including record revenue of $334.7 million, which increased 54% year-over-year."
26 Feb 2016
Mobility workforce a security headache
Businesses need to rethink how they are protecting company information transmitted between remote employees in the wake of the mobile workforce.
17 Feb 2016