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Former Google Cloud VP Jeff Reed joins Vectra AI as Chief Product Officer
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Vectra AI, a leader in artificial intelligence, bolsters its C-suite by appointing former Google Cloud VP of Product, Jeff Reed, as Chief Product Officer amidst strategic growth and the pioneering launch of industry-first open MXDR service, Vectra MXDR.
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MotivationWorks upgrades cybersecurity with Radware
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Japanese firm MotivationWorks strengthens cloud services security with Radware to combat rising DDoS attacks, amid a 171% surge in malicious web activities.
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Watch out! There are hidden dangers lurking in your PDFs
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
PDFs' convenience inadvertently aiding cybercriminals: Avast researchers reveal PDF files increasingly exploited to distribute malware and carry out scams.
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Mako boosts defence against cyber attacks with Radware's protection services
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cybersecurity
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gartner
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radware
Israeli media giant Mako, selects cyber-security firm Radware to defend against large-scale hacktivist attacks, bolstering its commitment to innovative and adaptable security measures.
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AI cybersecurity gap affecting quarter of UK businesses
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it training
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ai
26% of UK firms don't utilise AI for cybersecurity despite nearly half experiencing cyber attacks, finds a survey by Hornetsecurity.
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New In the Wild 2024 report reveals key cyber threats
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
D3 Security's inaugural 'In the Wild 2024' report analyses prevalent cyber threats, using data from tens of thousands of incidents.
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Data-stealing malware affects nearly 10m devices in 2023
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cybersecurity
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social media
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kaspersky
Data-stealing malware infected 10 million devices in 2023, pilfering an average of 51 login credentials per device, according to a Kaspersky study.
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Henry Ajder to keynote Infosecurity Europe on AI & cybersecurity
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ai
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european commission
Henry Ajder, a world-renowned advisor on generative AI, is set to headline Infosecurity Europe in London as keynote speaker, discussing AI's impact on cybersecurity.
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Google's email security changes could impact two-thirds of IT leaders
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phishing
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email security
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google
Google's plan to reject non-compliant emails may impact two-thirds of IT leaders, with less than half familiar with upcoming changes in email security, says EasyDMARC study.
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Cybereason & Observe launch advanced SIEM Detection & Response platform
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it infrastructure
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cyber attacks
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enterprise security
Cybereason, in collaboration with Observe, launch a new Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Detection and Response solution, offering a unified platform for improved security and visibility.
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Cloudflare's channel revenue soars 174% prompting PowerUP Partner Program launch
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cloud services
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public cloud
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cybersecurity
Cloudflare's channel revenue has increased by 174% in two years, sparking the launch of its global PowerUP Partner Program aimed to present new revenue avenues for partners.
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AI bolsters security response times, reveals ReliaQuest report
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email security
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phishing
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ReliaQuest's annual threat report reveals AI and automation technologies improve organisations' response time to security incidents by up to 99% year on year.
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Ransomware attacks rise by 46% in February 2024, finds NCC Group
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ransomware
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Escalating ransomware attacks surged by 46% in February 2024, marking 416 cases, according to NCC Group's Threat Intelligence team. Industrials, consumer cyclicals and non-cyclicals are top targets.
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Cybersecurity providers failing most professional services firms
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cybersecurity
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it professionals
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threat intelligence
New research reveals that 70% of professional services firms are hindered by underperforming cyber security providers, intensifying the urgency for superior cyber defence strategies.
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World Backup Day underscores importance of Australian data protection
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data protection
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cloud services
World Backup Day (March 31) underscores the vital need for Aussies and businesses to consider rigorous data protection in light of increasing cyber threats, according to Pete Murray, Managing Director ANZ at Veritas Technologies.
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AUCloud & Command Hub unite to launch CrisisHub platform
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dr
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document management
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cloud services
AUCloud partners with Command Hub to launch CrisisHub, an ultra-secure platform designed to aid Australian businesses and government agencies in coping with technical outages and cyber-attacks.
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Pegasus spyware could target iOS devices, says Group-IB
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apple
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cloud services
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encryption
A recent analysis by Group-IB sheds light on the alarming potential of Pegasus spyware, exploring wider implications for the famed security of iOS products.
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Australian brokers struggling with customer service
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cybersecurity
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insurance
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customer service
Australian insurance brokers face more difficulty managing customer service demands than covering natural disasters or cyber attacks.
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Check Point & NVIDIA launch AI Cloud Protect solution
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firewall
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network security
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advanced persistent threat protection
Check Point Software collaborates with NVIDIA to launch 'Check Point AI Cloud Protect', a solution designed to increase security for AI cloud infrastructure.
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How AI and cybersecurity is shaping the 2024 election landscape
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ai
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cybersecurity
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misinformation
Tensions over AI-generated content and cybersecurity risks heighten as US voters express cross-party concern for the 2024 electoral landscape.
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Australia ranks high in global malware detection rates, reveals Trend Micro
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malware
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ransomware
Australia ranks 8th worldwide for malicious URL and malware detections, according to cybersecurity giant Trend Micro, highlighting a worrying trend towards sophisticated cyber attacks.
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Advanced Malware Detection market could reach $43bn by 2033
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byod
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microsoft
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firewall
The AMD market is set to hit $8.8bn by 2023, with forecasts predicting a growth to $43bn by 2033 due to rising global threat of sophisticated cyber attacks.
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Ordr launches unique training programme to bolster cyber security skills
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it training
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digital transformation
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cloud services
Ordr introduces the innovative Ordr University, a unique AI-based training programme built to equip cybersecurity teams with the skills required to combat growing cyber threats.
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Australian firms exposed: 78% can't manage printer fleets remotely
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printing
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breach prevention
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SOTI's latest study reveals 78% of Australian businesses are not able to effectively manage their printer fleets remotely, significantly increasing security risks.