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Cloud
Exabeam expands investment in Google Cloud in fight against cyber threats
The move opens up limitless data ingestion, speed, and scale opportunities for worldwide security teams in their ongoing fight against cybersecurity attacks.
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Manufacturing
Cyber attacks on industrial assets cost firms millions
Some 89% of electricity, oil & gas, and manufacturing firms have experienced cyber attacks impacting production and energy supply over the past year.
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Ransomware
Organisations in Singapore paying multiple ransom demands
80% of organisations in Singapore suffered at least one ransomware attack in 2022, compared to the 60% reported in 2021.
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Cybersecurity
CrowdStrike doubles down on visibility with new graph database
CrowdStrike Asset Graph is a new graph database powered by the CrowdStrike Security Cloud, providing IT leaders with a 360-degree view into all assets.
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Cloud
Sophos uncovers latest cyber attack trends in Playbook report
Research finds that there has been a 36% increase in cyber attack dwell time, with a median intruder dwell time of 15 days in 2021 versus 11 days in 2020.
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Cybersecurity
Visibility and control gaps undermining security - report
Organisations are struggling to define and secure an expanding cyber-attack surface, hampering risk management efforts.
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Cybersecurity
2021 the year cyber criminals got creative - Proofpoint
One constant that remains as organisations approach a sense of normalcy after a disruptive year is that cyber criminals continue to target and exploit people.
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Data Protection
Mandiant launches digital risk protection offering
Mandiant has launched a digital risk protection offering that allows security leaders to proactively mitigate threats before they disrupt business operations.
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Mandiant
Mandiant, Interos offer advanced insights in new partnership
Mandiant and Interos have entered a strategic partnership to provide advanced insights and analysis to help businesses defend against cyber attacks and other threats.
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Data Protection
Vectra AI launches Microsoft 365 posture management tool
Vectra AI has launched Vectra Protect, a posture management tool designed to find and mitigate security risks in Microsoft 365.
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Cybersecurity
82% of CIOs say software supply chains are vulnerable
A new study from Venafi has found 82% of CIOS say their organisations are vulnerable to cyberattacks targeting software supply chains. 
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DevOps
Orgs increasingly vulnerable to supply chain attacks - study
“We can’t solve this problem using existing methodologies. Instead, we need to think differently about the identity and integrity of the code we are building."
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Cybersecurity
Cyber security innovation has stagnated, and we need a new approach
It is often said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. If that is the case, the cyber security community suffers from collective insanity.
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Cybersecurity
Cyber attacks on healthcare doubled in 2021, trend continues in 2022
Cyber attacks targeting the health and social care sector in Australia doubled in 2021 compared with data from 2020.
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DDoS
Maximum DDoS attack size grows by 297%, report finds
According to the report, while the average attack size fell by 50% over 2021 the maximum attack size nearly tripled, growing 297% over the same period.
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Cybersecurity
Poll highlights extent of insecure and unmonitored business-critical systems
"Considering that 77 per cent of global transactions touch a SAP system, protecting it against cyber-attacks is vital."
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Cloud
Ransomware attacks stabilise in April - NCC Group
The number of victims of ransomware attacks appears to have stabilised during April 2022, according to NCC Group. 
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Cloud
Radware expands partnership with eCommerce company
Radware has made a million-dollar deal with a leading, multinational eCommerce company, expanding its existing relationship with the customer.
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Cybersecurity
Could New Zealanders initiate a cyber attack from within?
The threat landscape is significantly increasing worldwide, and the opportunities it presents are a growing concern in Aotearoa.
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Cybersecurity
4/10 Australian SMEs fallen victim to cyber-attacks since pandemic
Almost four out of teb SMEs in Australia have fallen victim to cyber-attacks since the pandemic began, according to a new study.
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Malware
Fortinet introduces self-learning AI in latest offering
Fortinet is introducing self-learning AI capabilities in its new network detection and response offering, FortiNDR.
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Cybercrime
The ups and downs and runarounds of catching cybercriminals in NZ
We're becoming more and more aware of cybercrimes but how many criminals actually get caught? The New Zealand police explain why the answer is complicated.
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Cybersecurity
What every CISO must answer to enable a best-in-class security operations program
It has been widely reported recently that South Australian government employees have been the victims of a cyberattack.
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Ransomware
CERT NZ releases first Cyber Security Insights for 2022
CERT NZ has released Quarter One: Cyber Security Insights 2022, which offers an overview of reports about cybersecurity incidents affecting New Zealanders.