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Flashpoint: APAC companies must factor geopolitics in cyber strategies
The diverse geopolitical and economic interests of the states in the region play a significant role in driving and shaping cyber threat activity against entities operating in APAC.
15 Mar 2019
Raising the stakes: McAfee’s predictions for cybersecurity
Security teams and solutions will have to contend with synergistic threats, increasingly backed by artificial intelligence to avoid detection.
19 Feb 2019
Norwegian security firm thwarts state-sponsored attack by APT10
Norwegian cybersecurity firm Visma is accusing a Chinese state-sponsored attack group (APT10) of allegedly attacking their systems and engaging in cyberespionage.
11 Feb 2019
Experts comment on Aus Parliament breach
Late last week, Australian security agencies reported they were looking into a security breach of the Federal Parliament’s network.
11 Feb 2019
Interview: Tenable CTO on how companies should measure cyber risk
Rising geopolitical tensions coupled with an expanding attack surface have left governments and organisations vulnerable to targeted attacks.
05 Feb 2019
Carbon Black releases 2019 global threat report
The report found that a new breed of cyberattacks (seemingly fuelled by geopolitical tension) is emerging.
28 Jan 2019
Top cybersecurity threats of 2019 – Carbon Black
Carbon Black chief cybersecurity officer Tom Kellermann combines his thoughts with those of Carbon Black's threat analysts and security strategists.
23 Jan 2019
LogRhythm announces eight cybersecurity predictions for 2019
LogRhythm’s predictions paint a sombre picture for the state of cybersecurity in 2019.
14 Jan 2019
How protecting critical infrastructure starts with securing social media
Erroneous alerts regarding potential missile strikes that caused civil disruption in Hawaii and Japan in recent history.
01 Jan 2019
2019 threat landscape predictions - Proofpoint
Proofpoint researchers have looked ahead at the trends and events likely to shape the threat landscape in the year to come.
18 Dec 2018
Exclusive: CrowdStrike’s roundup of threats so far in 2018
“Increasingly, we see criminal groups are also using the techniques and tradecraft that were typically the domain of nation states to break into companies.”
12 Oct 2018
Ten key steps to secure industrial control systems
Malicious groups and individuals worldwide are increasingly targeting critical infrastructure such as power and water supplies, telecommunications and transport systems.
11 Oct 2018
Cyber attackers using businesses to target nation states
64% of incident response professionals had experienced attackers launching secondary command and control after an initial attack was shut down.
04 Sep 2018
Exclusive: How nation-state attacks impact businesses
With tensions between global superpowers rising, cyber attacks have become a new frontier for governments to gain an advantage over one another.
13 Aug 2018
Deep dive: Research finds new links among North Korea’s malware families
By identifying reused code, researchers gained valuable insights about the “ancestral relations” to known threat actors or other campaigns.
10 Aug 2018
Exclusive: DDoS attacks up, spike in attacks on govt agencies
NETSCOUT has released its Arbor Active Threat Level Analysis System (ATLAS) report for the first half of 2018, exclusive on SecurityBrief.
10 Aug 2018