Trend Micro leads market share for hybrid cloud security - IDC
Software-defined compute technologies are often used in the context of public or private clouds, but can also be implemented in non-cloud environments.
Women underrepresented in cybersecurity in half of enterprises - Kaspersky
Venafi uncovers suspicious retail lookalike domains using valid certificates
Fortune 500 firms weigh in on equipment failure risk
Microsoft's new security innovations at Ignite 2019
Check Point signs new distributor for Aussie SMB market
NordVPN launches password manager
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.
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.
Fortinet expands integration with Azure
Fortinet is expanding Fortinet Security Fabric’s dynamic-cloud security offerings with Microsoft Azure.
Palo Alto Networks adds SD-WAN and DLP capabilities to edge networking platform
Prisma Access aims to deliver end-to-end networking and security services from a globally distributed cloud platform.
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.
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.
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."
Nine ways to boost IT security during the summer holidays
With fewer users to manage, IT teams will likely have more capacity to carry out tasks that might have been overlooked during the busy business year.
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.
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.
The BYOD juggling act: balancing security, privacy and mobility
Left unmanaged, personal devices and unmanaged cloud applications can lead to data loss, but if managed too strictly, the IT team risks a backlash from unhappy employees, Bitglass says.
Why SD-WAN is crucial for digital transformation
Having a modern, reliable network is crucial for digital transformation to realise the benefits associated with moving application workloads into the cloud, Vertel says.
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.”
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.
GlobalData: A/NZ security service spending set to skyrocket
Australia and New Zealand are estimated to witness the highest compound annual growth rates (CAGR).
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."
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.
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.
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.
Worldwide spending on security products and services set to reach $151.2 billion in 2023
"Considering there have been many attempts for hackers to acquire funds from banks, the banking industry is expected to spend the most on security solutions."
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.
Securing IoT top priority for enterprises, research says
Developing and managing secure IoT deployments is no longer the remit of security professionals but is a capability that is quickly becoming available to developers of all levels."
Breaches on the rise despite increased security spend, survey finds
"This study shows the vulnerability gap that has been a growing pain point for CIOs and CISOs."
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.
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.
Cyxtera spins out cybersecurity business into AppGate
AppGate brings together a set of differentiated cloud- and hybrid-ready security and analytics products and services.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Microsoft-backed security firm SpyCloud amplifies enterprise protection
Cybersecurity firm SpyCloud is an up-and-coming star in cybersecurity – and with US$21 million from Microsoft’s venture fund behind it, SpyCloud’s future is almost limitless.