Global news for cybersecurity integrators
Exclusive: Aruba APAC CTO talks next steps for the region
“So suddenly, in our region, we have become almost early adopters of these new shifts in technological revolutions.”
The Missing Link to resell industrial cybersecurity solutions across A/NZ
Australian IT firm The Missing Link is now the preferred reseller for Nozomi Network’s industrial cybersecurity solutions across Australia and New Zealand.
The good and bad of Office 365 security
Let’s start with the positives. Office 365 adoption, and going cloud in general, is good for security.
CrowdStrike and Secureworks partner to integrate UEBA and endpoint protection platform
When the joint offering becomes generally available, both Secureworks and CrowdStrike customers will have access from additional countermeasures driven by the integration.
New online tool helps organisations evaluate security maturity
The report also assigns a current security maturity tier and compares the organisation’s results to peer benchmarks.
Research finds majority of businesses failing to comply with GDPR
70% of companies couldn’t fulfil data access and portability requests within the GDPR-specified one-month time limit.
BlackBerry to roll out EoT platform by end of 2018
BlackBerry has unveiled a new Enterprise of Things (EoT) platform that enables OEMs to produce ‘things’ with high levels of security and safety.
Interview: CA Technologies explores the state of digital trust in APJ
A recent survey by CA Technologies found that 40% of APJ executives have sold customer data, although many cybersecurity pros aren’t actually aware that this happened. How is this possible?
WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication solution aimed at SMBs
WatchGuard’s AuthPoint solution is a cloud service that can be deployed and managed from any location without the need for expensive hardware components.
Fortinet adds network access control solution for IoT
FortiNAC provides visibility and control of IoT services and automated response to threats at scale in multi-vendor environments.
Yubico to provide hardware security key with Okta’s MFA
YubiKeys, hardware-based protection in the form of physical devices, provide an option for a second factor in Okta MFA.
Bitdefender invests in APAC with acquisition of SMS eTech business line
From its base in Melbourne, the new Bitdefender Australia office will retain all current employees of SMS eTech working on the Bitdefender business line.
New research reveals which employees are being targeted for why
Individual contributors and lower level management account for nearly two thirds (60%) of highly targeted attacks within an organisation.
Azure platform exploited the most for DDoS attacks – report
Research found a 35% increase DDoS attacks using public cloud server-based botnets from the previous 12 months.
Managing OT cybersecurity vulnerabilities at industrial facilities – PAS Global
Focusing on Level 2 endpoints gives only a surface view because they make up only 20 percent of endpoints that exist in process control networks.
Challenges in a new dawn of data protection - Commvault
Companies today are able to generate more data at a faster rate and it is more accessible to a larger number of users.
Quick thinking remedies vulnerability in Schneider Electric ICS controller
Radiflow discovered that a serious vulnerability in the devices put the safety and availability of ICS networks in jeopardy.
Interview: Aruba's new security offering, changing partner ecosystem
Hewlett Packard-owned network infrastructure provider Aruba has announced a stronger focus on user experience and cloud enablement.
Kaseya expands IT assessment and compliance software portfolio
Kaseya recently announced the acquisition of RapidFire Tools, expanding their IT assessment and compliance software portfolio.
Cloud security a winning strategy to protect valuable data
Software-defined networking may be key to tackling security concerns about ever-increasing amounts of data in the enterprise space, says GlobalData.
Proofpoint launches email analysis and phishing remediation solution
Proofpoint CLEAR is the first joint solution announcement following its acquisition of Wombat Security.
NTT Security launches web security-as-a-service with Symantec
The service offloads the burden of real-time network and device monitoring, advanced security analysis and security management.
Secureworks opens up proprietary UEBA through partner programme
With the launch of its Red Cloak Partner Program, Secureworks will engage in a more transparent exchange of raw data with participating vendors.
Cyber attackers using businesses to target nation states
64% of incident response professionals had experienced attackers launching secondary command and control after an initial attack was shut down.
NordVPN launches dedicated Linux app
Most VPN providers offer Linux connectivity without the app support, and that is not always the easiest way, especially for beginners.
Brace168 and Bitglass partner to tackle cloud security
"Businesses are struggling to implement, let alone manage advanced solutions that provide security for cloud services."
Carbon Black updates endpoint security solution
Cb Protection 8.1 includes a new “File Delete” feature, allowing customers to meet PCI DSS standards to replace legacy antivirus.
Taurus Clearer Communication becomes BlackBerry platinum partner
"BlackBerry is committed to helping enterprises in Europe stay secure against ever-increasing data leaks and security threats."
Report reveals 80% increase in email impersonation attacks
For every 50 emails inspected by email security solutions, there is one unstopped malicious link.
NEC invests in Tascent, a US-based iris biometric system company
"This investment and partnership will enable the two companies to jointly enhance the capacity of iris recognition."
APAC ahead of US and EMEA in AI security adoption - Osterman
Companies realise they need to improve the way they manage security and policy, and they also realise that automating workflows and processes is key.