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Shadow IT stories

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Australian & NZ workers fear businesses are ill-equipped for cyber threats
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Nearly half of Australian and New Zealand workers do not feel ready to combat cyberattack threats, with 43% fearing becoming scam or phishing victims at work, ELMO Software research reveals.
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Qualys expands CyberSecurity Asset Management with real-time identification
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Qualys bolsters its CyberSecurity Asset Management with real-time identification of untrusted devices, providing complete internal attack surface coverage and reinforcing its status as an industry leader.
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Shadow IT threatens corporate cybersecurity, new study reveals
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The rise in remote working has increased shadow IT usage among employees, leading to 11% of all cyber incidents, according to Kaspersky.
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Zscaler launches Business Insights for improved SaaS optimisation
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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cloud security
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Zscaler unveils Business Insights for SaaS usage and office utilisation, targeting cost reduction, enhanced productivity, and increased security.
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Harmonic Security launches to help organisations use generative AI
Fri, 20th Oct 2023
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big data
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bi
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Security leaders are struggling to get their arms around the problem of unsafe use and lack visibility into what AI services their employees are using.
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Australian businesses keen on passwordless technology's future
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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accounting systems
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Almost all Australian IT leaders anticipate a shift to passwordless technology, expecting passwords to be limited to under 25% of logins.
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Enterprises must adapt to Shadow AI to avoid data breaches
Wed, 5th Jul 2023
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breach prevention
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Insider data breaches are set to rise due to poor data controls and the use of generative AI tools, warns Imperva.
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How can CISOs avoid burnout in the face of ransomware?
Tue, 14th Feb 2023
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ransomware
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saas
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advanced persistent threat protection
The mass shift to remote and hybrid forms of working over the past couple of years has expanded the attack surface of organisations.
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Securing shadow IT – May the force be with you!
Mon, 11th Jul 2022
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cloud services
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wfh
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Shadow IT is increasing in organizations, making their cyber attack surfaces bigger than they realize. Here's how to bring it under control.
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New study reveals 51% of employees using unauthorised apps
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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management
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shadow it
The research shows that 92% of employees and managers in large enterprises want full control over applications, but they don't have it.
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50% of employees use unauthorised file services for work
Tue, 1st Mar 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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KnowBe4 has released a new report showing half of the employees at shadow IT companies use unauthorised file services to complete their work.
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Attack surface security vendor launches channel programme
Mon, 17th Aug 2020
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CyCognito enables users to identify externally-exposed systems and digital assets that are either unknown, uncontrolled or abandoned.
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A10 Networks launches proxy for secure access and visibility into SaaS apps
Mon, 23rd Sep 2019
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cloud security
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application security
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multi-cloud
A10 Networks unveils CAP solution for secure, optimised SaaS access in branch offices.
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Five major risks of letting shadow IT go unchecked
Thu, 15th Nov 2018
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cloud services
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data protection
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A department creating its own bespoke IT solution may sound like a good idea, but are the risks really worth it?.
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5G could lead to shadow IoT if security is ignored
Tue, 24th Jul 2018
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iot
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iot security
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While 5G promises to shake up the world of mobile apps, communications, and IoT, 5G’s potential for scalability may end up taking a darker turn.
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SonicWall focuses on the mid-market with latest product announcements
Wed, 27th Jun 2018
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endpoint protection
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edr
SonicWall bolsters cloud security for mid-tier firms against rising cyber threats.
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Study: Even the Australian C-Suite flouts cybersecurity policies
Mon, 4th Sep 2017
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printing
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document management
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ecm
Employees in some of Australia’s largest organisations are flouting cybersecurity policies and it’s not just junior employees who are guilty.
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Contractors, unstructured data amongst major security concerns, says SailPoint
Wed, 17th May 2017
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passwords
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SailPoint's Market Pulse Survey highlights contractors and unstructured data as major security risks for enterprises.
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Shadow IT: Why danger lurks in dark spaces
Wed, 8th Mar 2017
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cloud security
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cios
The presence of unknown cloud services makes it difficult for security teams to identify and manage the organisations total attack surface.
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Are you sick of shadow IT's ever-looming digital danger?
Thu, 15th Sep 2016
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big data
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bi
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planning
There is a worrying trend for businesses to look at shadow IT as great examples of becoming digital. But in truth it is the exact opposite.
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Taking advantage of shadow IT to achieve digital transformation
Fri, 12th Aug 2016
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devops
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digital transformation
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app development
British firms urged to harness shadow IT, a covert digital revolution, to drive successful business transformation.
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Shadow data could cost organisations millions
Wed, 27th Jan 2016
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printing
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cloud services
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document management
The threat of shadow data in the enterprise is on the rise as cloud app usage surges, opening organisations to $1.9 million in potential losses.
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Managed services are changing: Are you ready?
Thu, 12th Nov 2015
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cloud services
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managed services
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partner programmes
Managed service providers need to provide more than just cost savings and productivity, as organisations demand new value and new measurements.
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CIOs fighting back against shadow IT
Mon, 9th Nov 2015
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shadow it
A new report says CIOs are increasingly being left out of the IT purchasing loop - but they're fighting back, becoming internal service providers.