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Kaspersky rebrands, unveils new logo
The two-decade-old company says it has moved beyond the antivirus laboratory to having an advanced and comprehensive portfolio
Kaspersky Lab signs on Dicker Data for A/NZ
“As the threat landscape continues to evolve and change each day, security has remained a top priority for our partners.” - David Dicker.
Universities seeing rise in DDoS attacks
Overall, between July and September, DDoS botnets attacked targets in 82 countries.
Small businesses repeatedly falling victim to ransomware - Kaspersky
Many SMBs have fallen victim to multiple attacks – with 37% having experienced two or three infections.
Exclusive: A better future for women in cyber security
"We aim to encourage women to get more involved in the security technology space."
Exclusive: The major risks of cyber Balkanization
"The cyber world is falling apart and the united internet we're used to is ceasing to exist."
Exclusive: Will there always be a human-factor in cyber security?
"I think the majority of sophisticated malware can't be uncovered by machines."
Exclusive: The white hat hackers making sure your internet stays safe
"Our goal is to secure the internet, help solve global problems and apprehend sophisticated threats."
How to address Australia’s alarming cyber security shortage
"To address the cyber security skill shortages in Australia, CySCA aims to promote cyber security as a career option."
Cybersecurity for dummies: How to minimise the risk of data loss
"The value of the data you cannot touch is more than the price of the device you can hold."
Avoidable mistakes lead to iOS cryptomining attacks
The attack dubbed ‘Roaming Mantis’ remains highly active, exploring new tricks and techniques to extend its reach.
Why the Lazarus group poses a massive threat to businesses
Heightened cyberheist activity by the notorious Lazarus group could give rise to more fake supply chain attacks.
Cybersecurity risks that can result from Balkanisation in cyberspace
"We can clearly see that the utopia of a borderless digital global village is coming to an end."
Remote administration tools bring unexpected threats to industrial networks
According to a report published by Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT, RATs are incredibly widespread across all industries.
More than 40% of ICS computers were attacked in H1 2018
Cyber attacks on industrial computers are considered to be an extremely dangerous threat as they cause material losses and production downtime for a whole system.
Botnet activity spreading multi-purpose malware tools
Cybercriminals who use botnets to conduct their attacks are shifting away from single-purpose malware .
DDoS attacks combining new and tried-and-true techniques
“DDoS attacks can be used as a smokescreen to steal money or to demand a ransom for calling off an attack.”
Cybercriminals reap benefits of cryptocurrency hype
Cybercriminals are reaping the benefits of the cryptocurrency hype, bringing in millions of dollars through fake exchanges and fake ICO offers.
IDC - APAC’s security services vendor Leaders and Players
IDC has released the results of its 2018 APAC vendor assessments for managed security services and threat lifecycle services.
Kaspersky Lab enters premium partnership with Synnex NZ
“Synnex has been in search for a premium security partner since we entered the New Zealand market in 2005.”
Kaspersky Lab partners with Singapore academic institutions on cybersecurity education
Kaspersky Lab will work with three Singapore academic institutions to support the development of cybersecurity education.
Kaspersky Lab appoints new general manager for Southeast Asia
“I’m excited to be a part of this company particularly at this time where cybersecurity is one of the most dynamic fields of ICT."
Kaspersky taps ex-Microsoft talent for APAC channel head role
Naina Parhar will be responsible for spearheading the company's local channel transformation.
Expert comment: Women shortage in cybersecurity needs addressing
A study has revealed that a minuscule 11 percent of the cybersecurity workforce are women - Kaspersky says this is attributing to the huge skills gap.