Nuance revamps AI authentication to protect seniors from fraud
The tool utilises intelligence voice detection capabilities to let enterprises identify if callers are over the age of 65 and, if so, prioritise their call, get them to a live agent for service and better protect them from fraud.
Report: Tech industry most attacked sector
Cisco buys ThousandEyes, strengthening network portfolio
Current security practices 'grossly inadequate' for protecting cloud infrastructures - report
ExtraHop brings SaaS network detection and response solution to market
WatchGuard completes acquisition of Panda Security
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DigiCert receives top award from Frost & Sullivan thanks to agile approach
DigiCert has received the 2020 Global Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan, with specific focus on its global transport layer security (TLS) certificate market.
Digital heists: Attacks on financial institutions rise 238% in 3 months
The pandemic has created a perfect storm for financial cybercrime, with attackers taking advantage of every opportunity they get to target financial institutions.
LogRhythm launches Remote Workforce Visibility with promotion
"We want to help teams get ahead of this situation and ensure they have the resources they need to be confident in their security abilities."
76% of execs losing sleep over being the next high-profile breach
Headline-grabbing security breaches of high-profile enterprises are becoming more common, fuelling the anxieties of business leaders who hope they're not next.
Thycotic acquires Onion ID, launches new access management products
Thycotic has acquired Onion ID, a privileged access management (PAM) solutions provider, and has added new products to its PAM portfolio to protect enterprise cloud apps and better enable remote workers.
NVIDIA announces new Mellanox SmartNIC for the modern data center
NVIDIA says the new SmartNIC draws on software-defined, hardware-accelerated engines to alleviate the bulk of network and security processing power typically applied to CPUs.
One in three ransomware attacks target business users
Ransomware has become a big challenge for many organisations, despite the attack method not being the most advanced threat.
CrowdStrike and ExtraHop partner up to bolster cloud threat detection
The companies say the partnership will marry network visibility, machine learning (ML) behavioural threat detection and decryption of SSL/TLS sessions.
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
Demand for VPNs soars in Hong Kong amid fears over Beijing crackdown
VPN provider Surfshark revealed it has seen a week’s worth of sales in just one hour within the city, indicating that locals feel their internet freedom is under attack.
Endace and Palo Alto Networks launch integration to empower security teams
“The combination of Cortex XSOAR’s powerful orchestration and automation capabilities with the rich network history recorded by the EndaceProbe Analytics Platform gives security operations access to the conclusive forensic evidence they need to respond quickly and accurately to threats.”
Former AWS executive joins Ping Identity
"Candace has deep expertise in enterprise security strategy and an acute understanding of the innovations that businesses require."
Bitglass & CrowdStrike develop agentless ATP defender
“A successful security strategy lies in the ability to quickly detect, respond and remediate threat activity,” says CrowdStrike chief scientist Sven Kasser.
Intel creates 10th Gen vPro processors for 'next generation of business computing'
“Built for business, the Intel vPro platform is a comprehensive PC foundation for performance, hardware-enhanced security, manageability and stability,” says Intel.
HackerOne hits $100M milestone with bug bounties
“We have arrived at the point in history where you are ignorant and negligent if you do not have a way to receive useful input from ethical hackers."
FireEye revamps its flagship anti-malware solution
The Endpoint Security solution has received several enhancements, including the availability of several new modules for protection, investigation and response.
Q1 2020 sees more data breaches than ever before
8.4 billion documents were leaked in the first three months of 2020, smashing records and setting a sombre tone for the year.
Zscaler buys Edgewise, with its sight set on zero-trust
The acquisition indicates Zscaler's path towards improving the security of east-west communication, as well as its quest to achieve a zero-trust environment.
Cybercriminals after money more than anything else - Verizon report
Of all the things cybercriminals aim to accomplish in their illicit activities, money still takes centre stage.
Acronis teams up with A.S. Roma to advance AI in sport
Acronis has officially announced its artificial intelligence (AI) partnership with Associazione Sportiva Roma, an Italian professional football club also known as A.S Roma.
HCL takes over Broadcom’s Symantec security consulting
As part of the partnership, the majority of Broadcom's Symantec enterprise consulting team will transition to HCL.
New tech startup looks to help lawyers and finance pros
StructureFlow has launched to market, dubbing itself as a tech startup with the mission of helping lawyers and finance professionals visualise complex legal structures and transactions.
Microsoft warns of huge email phishing scam
The phishing campaign installs NetSupport Manager remote admin tool to take over and execute commands.
Google most popular brand to impersonate in phishing campaigns - report
A new report from Barracuda released today shows 100,000 attacks impersonating reputable brands, with 65% of this figure using Google as a masquerade.
11 new orgs join fight against insidious Stalkerware
Founded last year, the Coalition Against Stalkerware brings together cybersecurity vendors, domestic violence organisations, and digital rights advocates.
FireEye unveils Cloudvisory: A multicloud security control centre
FireEye has announced the availability of FireEye Cloudvisory - a control centre for cloud security management across any private, public or hybrid security environment.
CrowdStrike expands Linux protection, adds machine learning prevention
CrowdStrike says its solution delivers proven breach prevention and visibility from its cloud-delivered platform via a single lightweight agent.
Rise in cyberattacks targeting the cloud as use of collaboration tools increase
“While we are seeing a tremendous amount of courage and global goodwill to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, we also are unfortunately seeing an increase in bad actors looking to exploit the sudden uptick in cloud adoption."
Months on, many organisations still don't have secure remote access - report
The report analyses the extent to which businesses were prepared for the sudden shift into remote working due to COVID-19 restrictions, and analyses how organisations have adjusted to support remote workers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cost-effective security key demand for MSPs
A new survey conducted by Omida and commissioned by Acronis shows that there is an “overwhelming” demand for security services among MSPs.
Thycotic launches DevOps Secrets Vault solution for greater cloud security
“DevOps Secrets Vault is a cloud-based vault that balances the security and velocity that DevOps teams require for this growing part of the enterprise attack surface."
SolarWinds Niche Player in app monitoring Magic Quadrant
Simplicity, visibility and solution synergy have put SolarWinds into the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring.
New detection tool aims to catch Twitter bots in real time
Twitter recognises that it’s hard to tell just how much misinformation is out there on social media.
Survey: poor backup planning can cripple online retail
New survey finds one in four retailers have permanently lost critical business data, damaging sales and revenue.
Five wine-tasting tips that should be applied to network security
What does network visibility really mean? Much like a blind wine tasting, we need to keep an open mind and trust what data is telling us without being biased by previous results.
Kaspersky launches security assessment training program
Kaspersky says the program is designed give organisations the tools to ensure the security and of third-party applications that are integrated into their IT infrastructures.
Dark web packed with offers to hack corporate networks
"The larger the hacked company is, and the higher the obtained privileges, the more profitable the attack becomes."
Consumer password hygiene doesn't reflect cybersecurity threat in 2020
83% of internet users think up their own passwords, while 54% say they are unaware about how to check if any of their credentials have already been leaked, according to new research from Kaspersky.