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Alarming cybersecurity gaps found in Australia's top hospitals
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
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compliance
Over a third of Australia's top-rated hospitals lack necessary protections against email fraud and spoofing, reveals a cyber security study.
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Sumit Dhawan appointed as new CEO of cybersecurity firm Proofpoint
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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virtualisation
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Cybersecurity firm, Proofpoint, has appointed renowned technology leader Sumit Dhawan as its new CEO, succeeding acting CEO Rmi Thomas. .
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Australian retailers jeopardise online shopper safety with poor cybersecurity
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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email security
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breach prevention
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web development
Australian retailers expose online shoppers to potential email fraud due to inadequate cybersecurity measures, reveals Proofpoint report.
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Female representation in cybersecurity leadership roles matters
Mon, 30th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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leadership
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cios
Must STEM really be the barrier that prevents women from pursuing a career in cybersecurity? Certainly not if you are looking to be a CISO.
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Proofpoint raises security awareness with latest launch
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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it automation
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cybersecurity
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proofpoint
Announced at Proofpoint Wisdom 2023, these enhancements are designed to simplify user training with automated capabilities.
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Most Australian board members feel ill-equipped for cyberattacks
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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it training
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compliance
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ai
Despite prioritising cybersecurity more—and despite making investments in it—most board members feel unprepared for cyber attacks, new research shows.
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Unmasking cyber criminals: The power of privileged identities
Mon, 25th Sep 2023
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data protection
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pam
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iam
Threat actors now realise it’s more effective, faster, and cheaper to steal credentials and log in than trying to hack through technical controls.
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Proofpoint shares board of directors' views of cyber threats
Thu, 7th Sep 2023
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singapore
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research
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proofpoint
Singapore board members believe they are at a higher risk of a material cyber attack in 2023, according to a report by Proofpoint.
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Scam reports surge by nearly 50% in first half of 2023
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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email security
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cybersecurity
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scams
The use of conversational tools demonstrates how threat actors are beginning to match their ingenuity with new-found precision and patience.
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Australian banks not proactively blocking fraudulent emails
Tue, 1st Aug 2023
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cybersecurity
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fraud
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proofpoint
Due to the extensive amount of sensitive personal and financial data that they store, banking and financial institutions are a prime target for cyber criminals.
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Should Australian CISOs be wary of creeping confidence?
Fri, 28th Jul 2023
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data protection
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cybersecurity
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cso / ciso
Only 53% of Australian businesses feel at risk of a cyber attack in the next year, according to a Proofpoint survey.
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67% of ASX 200 companies at risk of email fraud – report
Fri, 23rd Jun 2023
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email security
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cybersecurity
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fraud
Two-thirds of ASX 200 companies are subjecting customers, partners, and employees to higher risks of email fraud.
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High-Profile Attacks Improve Cyber Hygiene—But Not Enough
Mon, 19th Jun 2023
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
87% of Australian workers have improved their cyber hygiene, but threats remain, with fake logistics companies the most common source of scams.
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CybeReady Strengthens Presence in DACH Region-– appoints Dirk Rausse as Regional Sales Director
Thu, 25th May 2023
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cybersecurity
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proofpoint
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leadership
CybeReady has appointed Dirk Rausse as the Regional Sales Director for DACH region to expand partner operations for its security training solutions.
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The APJ Threat Landscape -Why Employees Might Be Your Best Defence
Thu, 18th May 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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cyber threats
As the region's largest and most digitally mature market, Australia seeing common threats in greater numbers is by no means surprising.
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Australians hit hard by online scams and fraud this year
Wed, 17th May 2023
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email security
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cybersecurity
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australian federal budget
The Government has boosted its funding to combat online scams and fraud, as Australians have now lost almost AUD $200 million to scammers this year alone.
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More than half of CISOs have dealt with the loss of sensitive data in the past 12 months
Tue, 16th May 2023
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cybersecurity
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proofpoint
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data leak
Nearly 80% of Singapore's chief information security officers feel at risk of a cyber attack, according to a report by Proofpoint.
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Proofpoint opens Australia data centres for data protection
Thu, 6th Apr 2023
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data protection
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malware
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phishing
With this investment, Proofpoint customers in Australia are better equipped to comply with local data sovereignty regulations.
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Singapore and Cyber Attacks: Boards and CISOs are Not Aligned
Mon, 6th Mar 2023
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cybersecurity
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proofpoint
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cso / ciso
Alarmingly, only 62% of Singaporean board members believe that their organisation is prepared for a cyber attack.
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CSO Group has appointed its first Chief Technology Officer
Tue, 7th Feb 2023
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cx
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martech
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ai security
CSO Group hires Matthew Fedele-Sirotich as Chief Technology Officer, bringing extensive experience from NSW Government and financial services.
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Proofpoint announces acquisition of ITDR firm Illusive
Thu, 22nd Dec 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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m&a
Identity Threat Detection and Response technology extends Proofpoint's people-centric security vision to thwart identity-based breaches, including ransomware.
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Cybersecurity landscape looking turbulent in 2023
Wed, 7th Dec 2022
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
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cso / ciso
This has been another extremely busy year for CISOs, with cyber attacks pummelling organisations across the globe.
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Building on the ‘Essential Eight’ with a people-centric approach to cybersecurity
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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iot
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breach prevention
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security vulnerabilities
Organisations often combat threats by placing too much emphasis on technology alone and too little emphasis on people and their behaviour.
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Insider threats cannot be eliminated but zero-trust can limit the damage
Thu, 10th Nov 2022
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data protection
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cybersecurity
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proofpoint
According to a Ponemon Institute study conducted, insider threats have increased in both frequency and cost over the past two years.