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Cybersecurity
Right-Hand announces expansion and new offerings for the APAC market
Cybersecurity company Right-Hand has expanded to the United States and Australia, and has also announced its new platform that focuses on handling cybersecurity issues for businesses.
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Cloud
DDoS attacks become more severe, 'carpet bombing' poses major challenge
DDoS attacks are a more serious threat in Q3 2021 than ever before. The flood of attacks is constant and the incidents prove to be bandwidth-intensive and complex.
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Attack
COVID-19 pandemic propels uptake of cyber threat intelligence
The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing organisations of all sizes to up their security game, for one implementing Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) programmes.
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Attack
Mimecast and CrowdStrike partnership protects customers from advanced attacks
Mimecast has extended its work with CrowdStrike with the intention of better protecting customers from advanced cyber attacks.
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Cybersecurity
Sophos report sheds light on Aussie cybersecurity landscape
“Security is hard. We all know it. Sophos survey highlights the constant challenge presented by the evolving security landscape and never ending search for skills and best practices to help organisations overcome these threats.”
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Cloud
Check Point rolls out email protection solution for Office 365 users
“Enterprises are increasingly at risk of falling victim to a targeted email attack, and hackers’ methods are constantly evolving."
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Breach Prevention
Watch out, there's a new breed of cyber criminal in town
“Advanced criminal attack groups now mirror the skill sets of nation-state attackers. They have well resourced and highly-skilled technical staff."
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Cybersecurity
The next generation of APTs: Highly successful but surprisingly simple
The number and reach of cyber threats continues to grow, and, contrary to popular belief, even highly effective attacks can be very unsophisticated.
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Data Protection
Businesses are taking cyber security more seriously - but is it enough?
"It’s crucial that businesses look at their preparedness and create an integrated plan that readies the company to fight these attacks."
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Breach Prevention
Behavioural attack detection may be a saving grace for Aussie businesses
LightCyber has partnered with M.Tech to bring behavioural attack detection to the Australian market in response to the escalating data breach crisis.
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DDoS
Threat of DDoS and web application attacks more real than ever
"Malicious actors aren't backing down. They're hammering away at the same targets over and over again."
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Cybersecurity
No such thing as perfect security, FireEye report finds
While disruptive attacks are on the rise, the time between a company being compromised and discovery of the attack is continuing to drop.
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Cybersecurity
Arbor brings order to the chaos with new security platform
“One of the greatest sources of enterprise risk today is not understanding that the attack environment has become personal."
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Cyber Criminal
Behind the scenes of cyber crime
“Understanding the costs, motivations, payouts, and finding ways to flip the cost scenario will be instrumental in reducing the number of breaches."
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Cloud
DDoS attacks on the rise in New Zealand
“Extremely large attacks grab the headlines, but it is the increasing size of the average DDoS attack that is causing headaches for enterprises."
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DDoS
Damaging DDoS attacks on the rise in New Zealand
“Operators in New Zealand absolutely should take note. On-premise DDoS protection is essential for both detection and mitigation of attacks."
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Cloud
DDoS attack volume triples
The volume of DDoS attacks are becoming more and more frequent, with the average packet volume for attacks increasing 340% to 4.36 Mpps.
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Cybersecurity
NZ Couriers struck down by DoS attack
The New Zealand Couriers website was the victim of a ‘denial of service’ botnet attack late last week, believed to be from overseas.