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Barracuda launches bot protection feature for firewall offerings
Bots have evolved from using simple scripts to using sophisticated tactics such as headless browsers and machine learning to break through traditional application security defences.
Data centre disruptor up $110m in funding
Guardicore plans to use funding to fuel company growth and disrupt the firewall and data centre security space.
Firewall best practices to block ransomware - Sophos
Companies can’t see what’s happening on their endpoint devices, leaving them struggling to prevent attacks or even knowing how and when they happened.
Palo Alto releases new, feature-rich firewall
Palo Alto is calling it the ‘fastest-ever next-generation firewall’ with integrated cloud-based DNS Security service to stop attacks.
Symantec and Fortinet partner for integration
The partnership will deliver essential security controls across endpoint, network, and cloud environments.
Ramping up security with next-gen firewalls
The classic firewall lacked the ability to distinguish between different kinds of web traffic.
Pitfalls to avoid when configuring cloud firewalls
Flexibility and granularity of security controls is good but can still represent a risk for new cloud adopters that don’t recognise some of the configuration pitfalls.
CERT NZ highlights rise of unauthorised access incidents
“In one case, the attacker gained access and tracked the business’s emails for at least six months. They gathered extensive knowledge of the business’s billing cycles."
Palo Alto Networks integrates RedLock and VM-Series with AWS Security Hub
AWS Security Hub is designed to provide users with a comprehensive view of their high-priority security alerts and compliance status.
Juniper simplifies data integration to improve threat detection
Updates to the Juniper Advanced Threat Prevention Appliances leverage third-party firewalls and security data sources.
APRA Prudential Standard CPS 234: How to communicate with the board
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s standard, CPS 234, is aimed at minimising the threat of cyber attacks for APRA-regulated entities.
NeuVector adds additional features to Kubernetes security platform
NeuVector, which also offers next-generation container firewall, says the additions will stop vulnerable images from deploying into Kubernetes production environments.
GDPR and backup – balancing business continuity and data protection
It’s over six months since the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and we’re now at the in-between phase. T
Sophos XG Firewall adds lateral movement protection
The new capabilities will help to prevent targeted, manual cyber attacks and exploits from further infiltrating a compromised network.
Gartner names Zscaler leader in secure web gateways
“The market for cloud-based secure web gateway (SWG) services continues to grow more quickly than the market for appliance-based SWGs.”
5 top cybersecurity insights from across the channel
A WatchGuard executive feeds back what he has been hearing from MSPs and VARs about the latest trends in cybersecurity.
Why e-commerce needs DDoS protection for Cyber Monday
DDoS attacks can cripple an organisation, a network or even a country and recent attacks have been larger and more complex than ever.
A10 Networks outlines 5G strategy
A10 has production and pilot 5G deployments with carriers worldwide, and is working with others to plan for their future 5G initiatives.
Microservices firewall firm Alcide raises $7m for expansion
An Israel-based cybersecurity firm has raised $7 million in Series A funding just seven months after launching its platform.
A clear case for AI in endpoint protection
Today, AV has an alternative, and it is Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Singapore & US commit to ASEAN cybersecurity
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore and the US Department of State have signed a Declaration of Intent (DOI) that will benefit ASEAN member states.
BlackBerry buys out cybersecurity AI firm Cylance
“We are eager to leverage BlackBerry’s mobility and security strengths to adapt our advanced AI technology to deliver a single platform.”
Data protection is key to building customer trust
"New data compliance rules offer an opportunity for businesses to re-evaluate their processes and improve data management and customer loyalty."
NZ Internet Task Force joins iSANZ Hall of Fame
NZITF chair Barry Brailey and former chairs Mike Seddon and Paul McKitrick received the award in Auckland last week.