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Optic Security Group bags double win at 2024 New Zealand OSPAs
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critical infrastructure
Optic Security Group sees double victory at the 2024 OSPAs, with Isaac Taingahue and Lee Ashton scooping ‘Outstanding Contract Security Manager/Director’ and ‘Outstanding Security Consultant’ respectively.
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Exclusive: CyberArk and the evolving role of CISOs
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digital transformation
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cybersecurity
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critical infrastructure
CyberArk's Thomas Fikentscher discusses the growing cybersecurity threat, highlighting an expected surge in identity-related breaches and the integral role of CISOs.
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Recorded Future reveals potential AI exploitation in 2024
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malware
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cybersecurity
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cybercriminals
Recorded Future warns of looming AI exploitation by cybercriminals in 2024, from using deepfakes to impersonate executives to disinformation campaigns.
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Wavelink partners with Garland Technology to bolster network security
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firewall
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network security
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advanced persistent threat protection
Wavelink forms strategic partnership with Garland Technology to offer partners extensive range of network visibility solutions, supporting robust cybersecurity measures amid rising cyber threats.
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Nozomi Networks secures $100m for IoT security expansion
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power / energy
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iot
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mitsubishi electric
Nozomi Networks raises $100m in Series E funding, led by Mitsubishi and Schneider Electric, to accelerate cyber defence innovation and facilitate cost-effective worldwide market expansion.
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Raj Varaham named Gallagher Security's southern India manager
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sales
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aviation
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government
Raj Varaham has been announced as the new Regional Sales Manager for Gallagher Security India’s southern region, bringing with him extensive experience from his previous endeavour at access control system leader, Dormakaba.
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NetApp leads with AI-powered ransomware protection in Australia
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storage
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As Australia faces a surge in data breaches, NetApp introduces innovative AI-driven solutions to enhance cyber-resilience, aiming to protect vital infrastructures and restore operational normality swiftly following ransomware attacks.
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LockBit ransomware gang dismantled by global task force
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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edutech
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encryption
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cybersecurity
The notorious LockBit ransomware gang, linked to over £120m in extortion and impacting 2000+ victims globally, has been dismantled by an international task force led by the UK and US.
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Half-year surge in cyber attacks on infrastructure, says Dragos
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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ransomware
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telco
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government
Worldwide cybersecurity expert Dragos reports a 50% surge in politically motivated cyberattacks and new threat clusters targeting critical infrastructure.
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Motorola acquires London surveillance firm Silent Sentinel
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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motorola solutions
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m&a
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aviation
Motorola Solutions acquires UK-based Silent Sentinel, a leading provider of advanced video surveillance solutions, in a strategic move that enhances its video security portfolio.
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Gallagher Security appoints Aashish Garhwal as Senior Sales Manager, India
Mon, 12th Feb 2024
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sales
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aviation
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customers
Gallagher Security appoints Aashish Garhwal, former Schneider Electric executive, as its new Senior Sales Manager for India to boost government vertical sales and support.
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Breaking down the cybersecurity strategy 2023-2030 (Phase two 2026-2028)
Mon, 12th Feb 2024
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iot security
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wireless networks
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cybersecurity
The second phase of Cyber Security Strategy aims for scalable maturity, focusing on tech investments, diverse workforce, and cross-sector partnerships.
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Singapore's local cyber threats spike by 52.9% in 2023, reveals Kaspersky
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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big data
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bi
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ml
Cyber threats originating from Singaporean servers soared by 52.9% in 2023, with over 17 million incidents detected, as indicated by recent Kaspersky data.
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Delinea appoints tech veteran Kate Reed as new CMO
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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pam
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compliance
Tech and cybersecurity veteran Kate Reed joins global Privileged Access Management provider, Delinea, as Chief Marketing Officer, bringing 20+ years of experience.
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Exposure management: a strategic ally in essential eight cybersecurity resilience
Mon, 5th Feb 2024
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
In response to the increasing sophistication of cyber threats, the Australian Signals Directorate has revised its Essential Eight Maturity Model (E8MM), incorporating exposure management to proactively identify and prioritise risks, aiding businesses in effectively defending against cyber attacks.
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Delinea hires Norbert Kiss as Senior VP for Asia Pacific
Mon, 5th Feb 2024
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digital transformation
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pam
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cybersecurity
Delinea, a leader in Privileged Access Management solutions, appoints seasoned executive Norbert Kiss as SVP for Asia Pacific, fuelling its strategic expansion in the region.
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Sternum & ChargePoint secure Home Flex against IoT vulnerabilities
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
In a bid to combat IoT vulnerabilities, security firm Sternum collaborates with ChargePoint to enhance the protection of ChargePoint Home Flex, following the uncovering of significant security flaws.
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Unprecedented surge in critical infrastructure cyberattacks
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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network infrastructure
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iot
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cybersecurity
A shocking 30% increase in attacks on critical infrastructures was recorded in 2023, resulting in over 420 million incidents.
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Breaking down Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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dark web
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cybersecurity
Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030, aimed toward transforming the nation from highly vulnerable to a global cyber risk leader, embarks on its urgent 'Phase One', following a 14% rise in cyber attacks last year.
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2024 cybersecurity shifts to be driven by AI & APIs
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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ai
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cybersecurity
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financial systems
Karl Mattson from Noname Security, predicts geopolitical conflict, AI disruption, and API regulation will shape a seismic 2024 cybersecurity landscape.
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Australia's cybersecurity plans overlooked smart home devices, expert warns
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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edutech
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power / energy
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renewable energy
Cybersecurity expert Leon Poggioli believes Australia's proposed cybersecurity law reforms need to pay more heed to smart home devices like solar inverters, crucial for grid stability.
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The transformational power of AI in security
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising security with advanced surveillance cameras that augment monitoring, improve threat detection and streamline emergency responses, reshaping public safety and crime prevention.
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Former US Cyber Director Chris Inglis joins Claroty's advisory board
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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physical security
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cybersecurity
Former U.S. National Cyber Director, Chris Inglis, joins Claroty's board, bringing big-hitter experience in cybersecurity to aid in the firm's mission of safeguarding the world's critical infrastructure.
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Shadow IT threatens corporate cybersecurity, new study reveals
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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casb
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it infrastructure
The rise in remote working has increased shadow IT usage among employees, leading to 11% of all cyber incidents, according to Kaspersky.