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Ransomware
APAC organisations fail to disclose ransomware breaches
85% of organisations in APAC were breached by ransomware at least once in the past five years, but only 28% publicly disclosed the incident.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
ExtraHop brings greater security to cloud environments
ExtraHop has extended the power of Reveal(x) 360 to provide frictionless threat visibility for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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International Women's Day
IWD 2022: Overcoming the IT sector's gender imbalance
It's interesting to consider that, in the third decade of the 21st Century, there is still a gender imbalance in the IT industry. It might be closing slowly, but there is still a very long way to go.
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Digital Transformation
ExtraHop appoints its first country manager for ANZ
ExtraHop, a cloud-native network detection and response company, has named Rohan Langdon its first country manager for Australia and New Zealand.
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Cloud
ExtraHop CEO retires, IT veteran Patrick Dennis steps in
Dennis will work alongside the ExtraHop executive leadership team to increase the company's current momentum and accelerate operations.
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Cloud
ExtraHop grows A/NZ team with first channel manager for the region
Based in Sydney, Tanya Hovagimian will be responsible for managing all aspects of ExtraHop's channel and managed security service provider business, including sales and solutions strategies and market development.
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Microsoft
ExtraHop launches decryption support for Microsoft to halt advanced attacks
ExtraHop has expanded decryption support for Microsoft authentication and application protocols, providing high fidelity detection of malicious activity.
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Cloud
ExtraHop extends advisor service for greater threat detection
“Reveal(x) Advisor accelerates threat readiness and response through enhanced identification, protection, detection, and network preparation."
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Security vulnerabilities
Apple urgently patches exploits across several operating systems
"Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited," the company states.
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Network Detection and Response / NDR
ExtraHop reveals expansion on response and forensics capabilities
he new features include one-click incident response reporting, NDR investigation capabilities, and a packet capture product available on AWS Marketplace.
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Ransomware
SonicWall ransomware attack "should have been avoided"
"The cybercrime actors behind these ransomware attacks are very agile, always looking for new tricks and techniques that will allow them to do their malicious deeds."
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Ransomware
Security vendors weigh in as fallout of Kaseya cyber attack continues
"This attack is especially dangerous because Kaseya is used by many Managed Service Providers that many businesses trust to handle their IT functions."
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MITRE
ExtraHop consults on network detection response for MITRE ATT&CK framework
ExtraHop security researchers consulted with MITRE on the network detection and response (NDR) methodologies.
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Cloud
Ransomware on ‘roids: how enterprises can combat the rising risk of multi-faceted extortion
Cyber-criminals are getting more intelligent, and businesses need to step up their defences, writes ExtraHop regional sales manager for A/NZ Glen Maloney.
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Cybersecurity
ExtraHop acquired by Bain Capital and Crosspoint Capital for US$900M
"ExtraHop brings a unique level of visibility into networks and delivers sophisticated real-time detection, investigation, and response capabilities to organisations around the world."
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DevOps
The growing importance of network data in effective cloud workload security
Several options can be considered to ensure effective security for cloud-based workloads, writes ExtraHop regional sales manager for A/NZ Glen Maloney.
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Cloud
Ransomware ravages Ireland's health service - experts comment
Ireland’s National Cyber Security Centre points to the ‘Conti’ ransomware variant, which caused the HSE's IT systems to shut down over the weekend.
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Ransomware
ExtraHop reveals common insecure protocols used in enterprise IT
The report details the ongoing use of deprecated and insecure protocols, including Server Message Block version one (SMBv1), which was exploited by the WannaCry ransomware variant.
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Cybersecurity
Sector training, further investment required in Australian Budget - A/NZ cybersecurity vendors
"Budget funding, awareness and technology solutions are sorely needed today to support Australian business cybersecurity."
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Network Detection and Response / NDR
The challenge of ensuring effective protection against DNS attacks
The ways in which bad actors can use DNS to mount attacks are numerous. Here are some of the most popular ones.
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Network Detection and Response / NDR
CrowdStrike launches integrations to advance NDR for enterprise
"This integration with NDR partners provides mutual customers a comprehensive, holistic cybersecurity solution with enhanced visibility, streamlined detection and response and frictionless automation."
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
What Extended Protection and Response (XDR) means for your IT security strategy
Security buyers and practitioners should carefully examine XDR offerings and compare them against their own existing capabilities and requirements before taking the plunge.
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Cybersecurity
ExtraHop reveals methods used by attackers in SUNBURST breach
The network detection and response company says between late March and early October 2020, detections of probable malicious activity increased by approximately 150%, including detections of lateral movement, privilege escalation and command and control beaconing.
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Cybersecurity
ExtraHop opens data centre facilities in Sydney
The company opened the Australian data centre facilities so that it could host its security offering locally.