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Cybersecurity
ThreatQuotient celebrates multiple industry award wins
ThreatQuotient has won multiple awards across a range of categories ahead of releasing the latest version of its ThreatQ Platform.
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Collaboration
Why doubling down on corporate defence works so well
The security operations centre has come a long way since the early 2000s. It wasn’t even called a SOC in those days.
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Malware
More elusive and persistent - Kaspersky researchers uncover the third known firmware bootkit
Kaspersky's researchers have uncovered the third case of a firmware bootkit in the wild. 
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Remote Working
The state of the SOC: skills shortages, automation and gaining context remain a challenge for SOCs
The security operations centre (SOC) has been on the front line facing the pandemic-induced escalation of cybersecurity threats in the past eighteen months.
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Cybersecurity
Google Cloud acquires cybersecurity provider Siemplify
Google Cloud has announced the acquisition of Siemplify, a security orchestration, automation and response provider.
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Cybersecurity
Stellar Cyber integrates security platform with Barracuda Networks
This move brings enhanced visibility, automated incident correlation, threat hunting and remediation to managed security service provider customers and prospects, the company states.
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Security Operations Centre / SOC
AdvantageNZ takes the win at LogRhythm partner awards
The local MSP has capped off an impressive year with another win at the local awards.
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Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks brings more power to security teams with Cortex XDR 3.0
"With our third generation XDR solution expanding to cloud and identity analytics, Cortex XDR 3.0 has taken a large step towards being the comprehensive platform for the SOC."
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Cybersecurity
Future of SecOps in the face of unprecedented workforce transformation - report
CyberRes has found the increased adoption of advanced security technologies is primarily driven by an expanding attack surface caused by COVID-19.
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Cyber Threats
Overprovisioning leads to security vulnerabilities, so what can be done?
More than 60% of IT professionals believe overprovisioning makes their networks more vulnerable, and nearly 70% are concerned that it increases their attack surface.
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Cybersecurity
ACA Pacific signs on as A/NZ distributor for global cybersecurity firm Comodo
As part of the deal, ACA Pacific will offer Comodo’s security operations centre as a platform (SOCaaP) to managed service providers (MSPs). 
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Cybersecurity
Fortinet: Protect your DevOps, OT and 5G initiatives with integrated security
Cornelius Mare, CISO at Fortinet Australia, explains why you should secure your DevOps, OT and 5G digital transformation initiatives before you roll them out across your distributed enterprise network.
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Security Operations Centre / SOC
Fortinet: Enhance and extend your SOC with visibility, control and automation
Cornelius Mare, Chief Information Security Officer at Fortinet A/NZ, offers insights on how to extend your security policies across all edges and clouds.
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Security Operations Centre / SOC
Cloudflare partners with GlobalDots to provide SOC as-a-service for companies and organisations
Cloudflare has partnered with GlobalDots to provide Security Operation Centers (SOC) as-a-service for companies and organisations. 
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Network Security
Fortinet: Secure your NOC with AI-driven detection and response
Jon McGettigan, Fortinet A/NZ Regional Director, introduces a set of strategies to extend and enhance the security functions of your Network Operating Centre (NOC).
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Security Operations Centre / SOC
A/NZ security teams overwhelmed by threats, face risk of burnout
According to the study, two thirds (66%) of respondents say their home lives are being emotionally impacted by their work managing IT threat alerts.
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Cybercrime
McAfee’s new expansion combines AI learning techniques with human analysis
McAfee has released a substantial expansion to its XDR platform aimed at proactively stopping targeted attacks.
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Cybersecurity
OpenText launches MDR service to empower security teams
OpenText has launched a new managed detection and response service designed to help enterprise customers uncover risks and threats before they can make a detrimental impact.
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Security Operations Centre / SOC
Kaseya acquires RocketCyber to bring SOC solutions to more businesses
"With this acquisition, we've doubled down on our security investments to provide our customers with access to experts who can continuously monitoring their IT environments without the cost and complexity of disparate tools.”
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Cybersecurity
Incorporating OT for a holistic cybersecurity transformation
In part two of a three-part series, Nozomi Networks cybersecurity strategist Vincent Liu details the importance of integrating OT into the security operations centre, and why it is no longer optional for critical infrastructure companies and enterprises across Asia.
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Secure access service edge / SASE
SOC, SIEM, SOAR and SASE define Fortinet’s Security Fabric
Cornelius Mare, Fortinet A/NZ Director, Security Solutions, deciphers the jargon and explains how an alphabet soup of integrated security services spells comprehensive protection for your network and ensures business continuity.
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Security Operations Centre / SOC
SOC as a Service: Fortinet’s answer to today’s network challenges
Jon McGettigan, Fortinet A/NZ Regional Director, explains how SOC as a Service can back up your current SOC team, fast-track deployments and ensure regulatory compliance.
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Cybersecurity
Is cyber deception the latest SOC 'game changer'?
Cyber deception reduces data breach costs by more than 51% and Security Operations Centre (SOC) inefficiencies by 32%, according to a new research report by Attivo Networks and Kevin Fiscus of Deceptive Defense.
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Cybersecurity
Interview: Check Point profiles 5 battles that SOC teams face in 2020
Security operations centres (SOCs) are often the first lines of defence.