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GDPR: the new Notifiable Data Breach on the block
Sophos give some GDPR guidelines for Australian organisations.
VPNFilter malware enslaving home networking devices worldwide
A malware called VPNFilter is quickly becoming the security emergency of the year as the number of infections rises & few ways to defend against it.
Key takeaways from Privacy Awareness Week: Experts comment
Cybersecurity experts from Sophos, Trend Micro, CyberArk, Mimecast, Bitglass & others share their thoughts on privacy and what it means for security.
Arrow ECS inks new distie agreement with Sophos in NZ
It marks Sophos' third distribution company in New Zealand.
Lack of network firewall visibility causing Australian IT managers to fly blind
Network firewalls may be overrated and underperforming – Australian IT managers can’t identify 41% of their organisation's network traffic.
Sink or swim: How your organisation can avoid phishing scams
With longer hours comes wearier brains, and a workforce more susceptible to being victimised by scammers.
Sophos unveils new phishing attack simulation solution
The new solution from Sophos allows organisations to run trial phishing 'attacks' on employees to see who is most susceptible and offer training.
Gone phishin’ - sidestepping the bait in scam emails
What makes people click on scam emails, and how can we educate them against opening themselves (and their organisations) up to vulnerabilities?
Warbiking tour reveals the Aussie city with stellar WiFi security
Only 6% of this city's access points were using no network security at all. But which city is it?
Top leaders revealed in Gartner's 2018 Endpoint Protection Quadrant
Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms has revealed the latest batch of leaders which include Trend Micro, Sophos, & Symantec
Fool me once... ransomware strikes firms twice on average, survey finds
“Ransomware is not a lightning strike – it can happen again and again to the same organisation."
Sophos' Intercept X dives into deep learning for security
Next-generation endpoint security provider Sophos is taking advanced deep learning neural networks to the fight against malware.
Exclusive Interview - Sophos’ next-level AI security solution
A/NZ GM Ashley Warne claims that this offering will stop never before seen cyber attacks, is easy to sell and will work alongside current systems.
The rise and rise of ransomware: From CryptoLocker to Cerber
Since the infamous CryptoLocker first appeared in 2013, we’ve seen a huge wave of file-encrypting ransomware variants extorting money.
Just how dark is the dark web? The rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service
These packages allow individuals with little technical skill, to attack businesses and individuals with relative ease.
Sophos appoints new sales engineer for channel drive
The company has appointed Steven Sparshott, who will focus on more effectively engaging with the channel.
BREAKING: Uber tried to sweep data breach of 57m people under the rug
In October last year hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber and it has only just emerged now.
Experts share their opinions on Uber breach - some supportive, some scathing
A number of experts have come forward to share their opinions on the huge Uber breach affecting 57m people that was kept under wraps for a year.
The security ‘F’ word: Everything you need to know about firewalls
The nature of the current threat landscape is creating the need for fundamental changes in the approach to network security.
Sophos targets unknown application traffic through new firewall offering
IT professionals are concerned about the security risks associated with unknown application traffic.
Sophos report showcases ransomware's biggest hits of 2017
"Ransomware is platform-agnostic and they need to protect themselves regardless of how, where and when they work."
Experts weigh in on ‘Bad Rabbit’, the potential next WannaCry
Ever heard of Bad Rabbit? It’s the newest form of ransomware causing havoc in Eastern Europe that could be coming your way soon.
Sophos targets growth cloud market with new partner program
Sophos has expanded its channel program to include a cloud security specialty as it seeks to capitalise on the growing public cloud market.
Interview: Sophos reveals the criminal underbelly of the dark web
The dark web may be a place that most of us have heard of as a murky underworld for cybercriminals, but also where most internet users daren't tread.