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Interview: Know your enemy - MapR talks big data and DDoS prevention
We spoke to Steve Nunez about Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and how big data is helping to fend them off.
How North Korea’s nuclear aggression masks a deeper threat
According to Carbon Black's national security strategist, the rogue nation has been carrying out a stealth campaign that threatens even worse mayhem.
Kaon Security & Catapult Software combine expertise for OT customers
Kaon Security has announced a partnership with Catapult Software that will provide security auditing and ICS assessment services across New Zealand.
Dept of Human Services crowned winner of Government's Cyber War Games
The Government Cyber War Games included five teams, two of which were made up of representatives from multiple departments.
Three ways to proactively manage cybersecurity for Aussie businesses
Simon Eid, Splunk A/NZ area vice president talks about how to best approach a proactive cybersecurity plan.
Cybersecurity not just a means of defence but business success too
"I believe that the most successful companies will be the ones which design in security from the start and use it as springboard."
Local finance firms aware of cyber attack dangers, survey finds
User awareness is the biggest challenge local A/NZ firms face in fighting cyber threats, a report from Kaon Security says.
Artificial Intelligence makes anti-malware solutions more effective
“The maturity that the AI model has shown is extraordinary..."
Android 'Toast' overlay vulnerability affects all versions prior to 8.0
Android users are being urged to apply any security patches for their devices, after security researchers discovered a ‘high severity’ vulnerability.
Apache Struts users warned to upgrade now as 'matter of urgency'
The severe vulnerability, CVE-2017-9805, affects all versions of Apache Struts since 2008.
Trend Micro says C-level executives are not prepared for GDPR
The company refers to a survey they conducted that shows some organisations need to be better prepared for when the scheme is implemented.
MYOB says SMEs need to be more security conscious
The company refers to finding from their SME Snapshot study that showed Australia’s SME sector remains unfazed from global security threats.
"Good lessons" arise from Singapore business continuity test
Singapore’s financial sector conducted a massive business continuity exercise in order to test response to both cyber and physical attacks last month.
Need for speed: The connection between faster internet and cyber attacks
Could faster internet be one of the major causes why the world is facing more cyber attacks than ever?
Hands-on review: Trend Micro’s Home Network Security simplifies how we get protected from cyber attacks
Protecting your devices from cyber attacks has never been this easy.
Upside-down flag prompts hack against Malaysian websites
The hackers used the words “Bendera Negaraku Bukanlah Mainan”, which loosely translated, means ‘my country’s flag is not a toy’.
Enterprise concerns driving Australian information security spend to $2.8b
Australian information security spend is expected to climb to $2.8b this year, with enterprise security services a key market.
Ingram Micro NZ ramps up Fortinet team; adds new regional workshops
Ingram Micro NZ has bulked up its Fortinet practise and added new outreach offerings to help resellers overcome security talent shortages.
Why DDoS attacks show no signs of slowing down
The scale of devastation can have a lot to do with how attackers use resources, such as IoT devices, to launch wide-scale attacks.
NZTech chief: CERT NZ's cybersecurity report is the tip of a much bigger iceberg
“This sharing of information is one of the best ways to reduce vulnerabilities as a country. But their figures are just the tip of the iceberg.”
BDO & AusCERT kick off 2017 A/NZ Cyber Security Survey
They’re looking for input from all decision makers across Australia and New Zealand.
364 incidents in just three months: CERT NZ reports from the cybersecurity frontline
New Zealanders have reported 364 cybersecurity incidents in just three months, costing us upwards of $730,000.
Palo Alto Networks: Australia is resilient but overconfident about cybersecurity abilities
36% of respondents lost at least $130,000 in data breaches in 2015-2016, and 40% have lost money in the last year alone.
Securing your unified communications: Three key considerations
Surprisingly, attacks against unified communications (UC) are some of the fastest growing and most misunderstood threats organizations face today.