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Google rolls out new Anthos capabilities for cloud
Anthos now features Service Mesh that connects, manages, and secures microservices; as well as Cloud Run for Anthos, which enables organisations to run stateless workloads on a fully-managed Anthos environment.
NZ's global alliances put it at risk for cyber attacks, expert says
"Since 2018, there is clear evidence and a growing trend that the most significant and successful cyber-attacks are carried out by state actors."
IoT a hot topic in cybercriminal underbelly
"We've lifted the lid on the IoT threat landscape to find that cybercriminals are well on their way to creating a thriving marketplace for certain IoT-based attacks."
Consumer GPS tracker leaks unencrypted data, warns Avast
The T8 Mini GPS tracker and 30 other models by the same manufacturer are designed to keep children, seniors, pets and possessions safe – ironically, the devices themselves aren’t very safe at all.
‘Rotation Champions’ heralding the way for the future of business in China
“Chinese companies have demonstrated great determination to digitise their organisations against the current complex business environment. But to stay ahead of the competition, business leaders need to achieve disruptive growth and reinvent businesses and ecosystems.”
SMBs cite security, backup & recovery as top business concerns
Cybersecurity, backup and data recovery are important, but most SMBs sit between the two lowest levels of IT maturity.
Southeast Asia a hotbed for phishing attacks
Kaspersky detects over 14 million phishing attempts in Southeast Asia for H1 2019.
Vietnam cybersecurity market to reach USD$215 million
The country witnessed around 4,770 cyber attacks incidents in the first quarter of 2019, which was more than half the figure of the total number of incidents reported last year.
People just can't let go of old Windows operating systems
Consumers and businesses worldwide are hanging on to older operating systems like Windows XP and Windows 7, despite the fact that many of those operating systems are no longer supported.
Fileless attacks surge as attackers look to boost ROI
Fileless attacks have skyrocketed 265% this year compared to the first half of 2018, and there’s no sign that they will slow down.
Businesses ignoring security when investing in new tech
Only a quarter of organisations are prioritising security when it comes to technology investment, according to a new report by Advanced.
Palo Alto Networks expands commitment to NZ market
Palo Alto Networks is expanding its New Zealand business operations in order to better prepare local businesses for growing cybersecurity concerns.
Sophos report sheds light on Aussie cybersecurity landscape
“Security is hard. We all know it. Sophos survey highlights the constant challenge presented by the evolving security landscape and never ending search for skills and best practices to help organisations overcome these threats.”
Puppet launches vulnerability remediation product
With vulnerabilities and security breaches on the rise, the latest Puppet product helps IT teams find, prioritise and remediate vulnerabilities.
Second Akamai scrubbing centre opens in Melbourne
The new Melbourne scrubbing centre will allow Akamai to continue to meet its aims of having three-to-five times the capacity of the largest DDoS attacks currently recorded.
More than half of personal data breaches caused by human error
"The biggest cause of breaches remains the fallibility of people and an inherent inability of employees to send emails to the right person."
Sophos report reveals barriers to cybersecurity preparedness in APJ
85% of APJ organisations believe the biggest challenge to their security in the next 24 months will be improving cybersecurity awareness and education among employees and leadership.
Telcos must step up with stronger protections on user data – Fortinet
The capability for service providers to up their security game is in place right now and New Zealand telcos and ISPs don’t need to stop at personal protection.
Delta launches NZ first: personal cyber insurance
“For the first time in New Zealand, families will really be able to significantly reduce their exposure to hackers and online criminals, but organisations will also benefit," says Delta CEO.
Kaspersky opens first Transparency Center in APAC
The company’s third code review facility will be located in Malaysia’s Cyberjaya, alongside key cyber-related government agencies and companies in the country.
SentinelOne launches next-gen server protection offering
SentinelOne has released a new next-generation server and protection offering, which is purpose-built for containers.
New research highlights third party risks facing organisations
modern risk management must account for ongoing changes in third-party relationships and mitigate risks in an iterative way — that is, on a continual basis, rather than at specified intervals."
Limiting access key to minimising data breaches, says expert
"When a company provides only a minimum amount of access needed for the employees to fulfil their roles, the risk of wide-spread breach greatly diminishes."
Too quick to click: New Zealanders falling for phishing emails
New insights from CCL reveal that a significant amount of New Zealanders are still falling for phishing email scams, due in part to impulsive email behaviour.