SentinelOne signs Netpoleon as security distributor in Asia Pacific Japan
“Working with a partner that understands our needs and can provide access and reach across a diverse region with strong security expertise, makes partnering with Netpoleon compelling and a logical choice for our next phase of growth."
How business can lift protection against mobile threats
Network intelligence is stopping a wave of DDoS misdiagnosis
Three-in-one cloud security can ease business through difficult times
Q&A: Barracuda VP on how SD-WAN can aid in public cloud adoption
Slack unveils new security features as remote working skyrockets
Cloud breaches set to increase in velocity and scale - Accurics
Interview: Microsoft's Ann Johnson on digital empathy and zero trust
“Digital empathy means creating an environment and rolling out tools that are forgiving of employee mistakes,” Johnson explains.
Beware of these six L7 DDoS attacks
As more services are migrating online, DDoS attacks are increasingly shifting away from the network layer, and into the application layer, writes Radware product marketing manager Eyal Arazi.
Fortinet holds position as fastest-growing SD-WAN vendor
According to a new Omida report, the company has seen a 247% revenue growth year-on-year. Plus, Fortinet announces Fortigate 80F.
Internet outages drastically increased during COVID-19 lockdowns, report finds
Global internet disruptions increased 63% in March, with internet service providers hit the hardest. This is according to the 2020 Internet Performance Report from ThousandEyes, the internet and cloud intelligence company.
HPE powers Edinburgh International Data Facility
“In the data-centric era deriving insights and value from across multiple datasets will be a key to success for business and government alike. We look forward to boosting the UK’s capacity for data-driven innovation through this initiative.”
CompTIA's new threat intelligence resource officially launches
The new resource is designed to help technology solution providers, managed services providers (MSPs) and other organisations searching for critical cybersecurity threat intelligence.
10 billion records sit in unsecured databases - China leads the pack
A white hat hacker hacker uncovered a total of 9517 unsecured databases worldwide, collectively containing more than 10 billion entries.
Fortinet reports total revenue of $615.5 million
Strong demand for secure SD-WAN and work-from-home capabilities helped power 18% second quarter revenue growth.
42% more plaintext HTTP servers than HTTPS counterparts - report
Rapid7 has released a report detailing the changing internet risk landscapes of 2020, and other issues facing cybersecurity teams.
Malware attacks abusing machine identities grew eightfold over the last 10 years - report
"Machine identity capabilities have become commoditised and are being added to off-the-shelf malware, making it more sophisticated and harder to detect."
APAC consumers not taking ownership of their data, study finds
The majority of consumers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region expect businesses or governments to protect their data, according to a new F5 research report titled Curve of Convenience 2020: The Privacy-Convenience Paradox.
DDoS attacks surge 542% amidst COVID-19 pandemic - report
Generally considered the “off season” for DDoS attacks, researchers attribute the surge in incidents to malicious efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
7 VPN services leaked data of 20 million users - report
"The report calls into question the providers’ security practices and dismisses their claims of being no-log VPN services."
Reports suggest spike in vaccine-related phishing campaigns
According to new research from Check Point, the primary attack delivery method is email, constituting 82% of all attack vectors for malicious files in the last month.
Network security and ADC market to reach $19 billion by 2024
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will continue to impact the market both negatively and positively throughout 2020 and into the first half of 2021.
Just 6,000 accounts responsible for over 100,000 email attacks - report
Barracuda has today released a report detailing how 6,170 malicious accounts that use Gmail, AOL, and other email services were responsible for more than 100,000 business email compromise (BEC) attacks on nearly 6,600 organisations.
DDoS attacks bigger & more prevalent in Q2 2020 - Cloudflare report
Cloudflare recorded the ‘biggest ever’ attacks – 88% of all large (100 Gbps) attacks this year were launched after the lockdown period in March.
Increased demand for cloud computing as organisations look to achieve business continuity - Aruba
The increase in remote working has also created a focus on cyber security for all businesses.
Fortinet unveils firewall offering for hyperscale & 5G environments
The company continues to push the boundaries of hardware-accelerated performance for security and networking convergence.
One Identity & Ping Identity join forces on identity management
The partnership brings together Ping Identity's access management technology with One Identity’s identity governance and administration (IGA) technology.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Who is Claroty?
Its focus is on simplifying OT availability, reliability, and safety for a more secure working environment – without requiring downtime or dedicated teams.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Attivo Networks on threat detection using deception
Attivo Networks is a US-based technology vendor in the cybersecurity space. The company focuses on threat detection and deception.
Distributed workforces pose new challenges for information management
“Collaboration can be stymied, mistakes can be made, and organisations can suffer data breaches if they don’t immediately address the issue of how employees are accessing and sharing information while working remotely.”
AWS launches fully-managed fraud detection service
Businesses lose billions of dollars to online fraud every year, however businesses respond by investing in cumbersome fraud management solutions that often rely on hand-coded rules and are difficult to keep up to date.
80% of security breaches involve exposure of customer data - IBM
The new report from IBM indicates that 80% of surveyed organisations reported having exposed customers’ personally identifiable information (PII) as a result of a breach.
WatchGuard releases two new enterprise-grade APs
The AP225W for multi-dwelling unit deployment and the AP327X for harsh outdoor environments.
Cyber criminals turn to Gmail and AOL to advance attacks
“Securing oneself against this threat requires organisations to take protection matters into their own hands - this requires them to invest in sophisticated email security that leverages artificial intelligence to identify unusual senders and requests."
OkCupid website and app found to have significant security flaws
The popular online dating service has been found to have several vulnerabilities which, if exploited, could put the private data of users in danger of being stolen.
Businesses underutilising cloud security due to lack of education and training
Demand is high for cloud security access brokers (CASB), but more training and clear goals are needed to ensure companies get full effectiveness of products.
Why greater network visibility is needed to reduce the threat posed by IoT in the enterprise
At home and abroad, organisations have joined the rush to embrace Internet of Things (IoT) technology, but a new survey shows they’re only just beginning to wake up to the enormous risk those devices pose, writes ExtraHop A/NZ Regional Sales Manager Glen Maloney.
Trend Micro launches cloud solution for Microsoft Azure
“The security of the cloud is a cloud providers’ responsibility, but security in the cloud falls to the customer, which is where we fit."
DDoS attacks spike thanks to COVID-19 lockdowns, Kaspersky finds
Kaspersky experts believe the rise in malicious activity can be attributed to the impact of COVID-19, as both cybercriminals and their targets have had to reconsider their holiday plans.
Forcepoint Dynamic Edge Protection delivers data-centric SASE solutions
The Dynamic Edge Protection suite includes new cloud security gateway and private access offerings through its SASE solution architecture.
Tanium and Google Cloud bring greater security to distributed IT
“This joint solution with Chronicle gives Tanium customers access to massively scalable analytics and investigation capabilities far beyond that of other endpoint detection and response point tools."
Improving network security by ‘deflecting’ cybercriminals
Even with the best perimeter defences in place, malicious actors can still gain access to a network and resources connected to it. But a new technique has made it significantly easier to spot these cyber-attackers.
VPN vulnerabilities pose serious risk to OT Networks
The vulnerabilities affect three industrial VPN servers and clients.
Security teams face mounting stress, call for execs to step in
“With more organisations operating under remote work conditions, the attack surface has broadened, making security at scale a critical concern. This is a call to action for executives to prioritise alleviating the stress."
Machine identities increasingly exploited, new research finds
Venafi, the provider of machine identity management, finds that malware attacks using machine identities doubled from 2018 to 2019, including high-profile campaigns such as: TrickBot, Skidmap, Kerberods and CryptoSink.