Global news for cybersecurity integrators
WatchGuard’s eight (terrifying) 2019 security predictions
The next evolution of ransomware, escalating nation-state attacks, biometric hacking, Wi-Fi protocol security, and Die Hard fiction becomes reality.
ForeScout acquires OT security company SecurityMatters for US$113mil
Recent cyberattacks, such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Triton, demonstrated how vulnerable OT networks can result in significant business disruption and financial loss.
Three access management trends making waves in APAC
Consumer identity proofing, authentication, and authorisation will top the $37 billion value mark by 2023.
Combatting the rise of Cybercrime-as-a-Service
Amateur cybercriminals (or anyone with a grudge), can execute spam attacks, steal people’s identities, and more.
Dell EMC advances hybrid cloud for VMware environments
Through collaboration and joint engineering, Dell EMC and VMware are enabling organisations to derive more value from IT investments.
ThreatQuotient partners with Visa for payments safety
“Cyber criminals are reusing tactics, techniques and procedures, leaving a recognisable trail of breadcrumbs and insights into the very attacks they are launching.”
Gartner names Bitglass a leader in cloud security
Bitglass was evaluated based on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision.
Universities seeing rise in DDoS attacks
Overall, between July and September, DDoS botnets attacked targets in 82 countries.
Security cameras – a latent botnet network?
In a comparison of 16 indoor and outdoor IP surveillance cameras, researchers found only one well-protected device.
2018’s worst malware revealed in report
Webroot has highlighted the top cyberattacks of 2018 in its latest Nastiest Malware list, which showcases the malware and attack payloads that have been most detrimental to organisations.
How phishing is evolving to outpace awareness
While email providers have made strides in flagging suspicious emails and source domains, reducing the effectiveness of attacks, attackers’ techniques have also evolved.
Businesses unprepared for Windows 10 migration – survey
Respondents cited IT security and fears of being exposed to a cyber security vulnerability as two areas of concern.
LogRhythm reports higher-than-anticipated SOAR adoption rate
The company’s embedded security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) capabilities are embedded in its security information and event management offering.
Trend Micro and NTT DOCOMO partner on 5G security
This solution is built upon the recently announced Trend Micro Virtual Network Function Suite (VNFS) on NTT DOCOMO's "docomo 5G open cloud."
Carbon Black: Is your cyber panic room ready?
Cyber spies and cyber criminals alike are setting our networks on fire.
ManageEngine adds user behaviour analytics to ADAudit Plus
With its dynamic alert thresholds, ADAudit Plus reduces the number of false positives and buys ample time for security teams to focus on the real indicators of compromise.
McAfee announces new endpoint protection and cloud security products
For organisations to adopt the cloud with peace of mind, they not only need visibility, but consistent data and threat protection policies across their data and applications.
Conspiracy looms: NSS Labs takes CrowdStrike, ESET, Symantec & AMTSO to court
Cybersecurity testing organisations NSS Labs is accusing three major security firms and an industry body of boycotting independent security tests of their products.
Security spending to reach $133.7bil in 2022 – IDC
The United States will be largest geographic market for security solutions with total spending of $39.3 billion this year.
Microsoft makes security offerings available to nation states and law enforcement
Microsoft aims to empower IT to unlock the security capabilities of the intelligent cloud to tip the scales in the cyber war.
Frost & Sullivan: Pulse Secure among best NACs for SMB to large enterprise
The recent Frost and Sullivan 2018 Network Access Control (NAC) Market, Global, Forecast to 2022 report states that network visibility is critical.
Automated technology could save financial institutions nearly $10 million a year
“We’re removing some compliance complexity for our clients and offering the peace of mind that then allows them to focus on investigations that pose a real threat.”
Why Microsoft is in the security business for all the right reasons
Our perception of Microsoft and it's presence in the cyber-security sector needs updating
Is blockchain a solution to IoT security problems?
Could using blockchain to trace and authenticate IoT data, regardless of what that data is be the answer to the problems plaguing the Internet of Things?
Barracuda introduces email protection bundle for channel partners
“Email security is now viewed as mission-critical and requires a multi-layered security approach.”
More OT devices added to Tenable's industrial security offering
Most operational technology systems run in heterogeneous environments, with devices from numerous industrial vendors, often relying on unique, proprietary protocols.
Exclusive interview: Gemalto’s channel strategy for A/NZ
Earlier this year, Gemalto appointed Tech Data as a distributor for its portfolio of SafeNet identity and data protection solutions in New Zealand.
Industrial control systems: How to approach OT cybersecurity
As the ICS industry gives more consideration to cybersecurity, vendors must develop a more holistic view.
Ping Identity providing second-factor authentication for Microsoft Azure
The solution gives users the freedom to put MFA everywhere it is needed for employees, partners and customers.
Overview of Microsoft's artificial intelligence strategy
We look into the three key areas of Microsoft's artificial intelligence strategy
A/NZ businesses taking IoT security more seriously - MapR
53% of A/NZ companies now believe that keeping IoT secure is the greatest challenge they face in rolling out their IoT capabilities.
Owning up to cloud security - who is responsible?
Many organisations are still struggling to secure their clouds – earlier this year, Australian cloud-based recruitment and HR software provider PageUp exposed two million passwords following a malware infection.
Bitdefender expands offerings with RedSocks acquisition
RedSocks provides non-intrusive, real-time breach detection solutions and incident response services.
Palo Alto Networks to expand cloud security capabilities with RedLock acquisition
The acquisition is expected to close during Palo Alto Networks fiscal first quarter, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
Why operational technology environments need to be secured
By understanding the cybersecurity risks in OT, decision-makers are better placed to make smart buying decisions.
Avoid underutilising office space with optimisation solutions
Facility managers and security professionals need a real-time view of how their workforce interacts with a building.
How network visibility tools are changing the security game
Without visibility into the behaviours occurring within a network, it’s almost impossible to detect if what’s happening is out of the ordinary.
Securonix and Cylance partner to drive end-to-end security offering
The two products will provide security operations centre (SOC) teams with a view of both cloud and endpoint security events.
SD-WAN deployments up, but networking and security challenges persist
The report, commissioned by Barracuda Networks, includes data from more than 900 respondents in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
Oracle’s bid to deliver end-to-end cloud security
“The new solutions build on Oracle’s existing security heritage and give customers always-on capabilities that make it easier than ever to achieve end-to-end security."
Trend Micro rebrands endpoint security offering
Trend Micro Apex One aims to redefine endpoint security with consistency across SaaS and on-premises deployments.
40 million more likely affected by massive Facebook data leak - Bitdefender
Almost 50 million accounts have been compromised through a daisy-chained vulnerability in the View As feature, which allowed an unknown party to snatch authentication tokens of 50 million users.
Frost and Sullivan recognises ForeScout’s achievements in NAC
ForeScout Technologies has announced it is the recipient of the Frost and Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award in the network access control (NAC) market.
Whitepaper: The evolution of physical access control
Despite the enhanced security and convenience that comes from newer options, many organisations are still using outdated and vulnerable access control technology.
CyberArk launches privileged session management for cloud
An external attacker or malicious insider who is able to hijack these types of user credentials could shut down cloud environments.
Organisations still can’t get access management right - One Identity
These and other findings paint a bleak picture of how many organisations approach IAM and PAM programs.
SailPoint improves security and compliance with SaaS update
New in IdentityNow is the Dynamic Discovery Engine, which allows users to easily and quickly create policies, access reviews, dashboards and reporting.
Google shutting down Google+ after covering up privacy bug
Google’s management was aware of the bug but chose not to share it with the public to avoid scrutiny by regulators.
Carbon Black announces enhanced cloud security offering
The Cb ThreatHunter announcement was made from the company’s annual user conference #CbConnect18 in New York.
Hitachi Vantara announces improved container security and multicloud support for devops and data services
Hitachi Vantara is partnering with Aqua Security to add security capabilities to the HEC Container Platform service.
IBM to spend $34b to acquire Red Hat
IBM and Red Hat will remain committed to the continued freedom of open source.