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Internet of Things
Domino's Pizza: A blueprint for secure enterprise IoT deployment
Increasingly, organisations are embracing smart technologies to underpin innovations that can enhance safety and productivity in every part of our lives, from industrial systems, utilities, and building management to various forms of business enablement.
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Ransomware
Rapid7 report examines use of double extortion ransomware attacks
New insight into how attackers think when carrying out cyber attacks, along with further analysis of the disclosure layer of double extortion ransomware attacks, has come to light.
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Cybersecurity
Rapid7 releases 2022 MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK results
Rapid7 has announced the results of its completed 2022 MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK Evaluation of the company’s InsightIDR and Insight Agent.
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Cybersecurity
Widespread threats increase by 38% in 2021 - Rapid7 report
Rapid7 has released its latest Vulnerability Intelligence Report detailing the most significant security vulnerabilities and cyber attacks in 2021.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Rapid7 acquires IntSights, develops contextualised threat intelligence
“Both IntSights and Rapid7 have a shared belief that organisations will succeed only when they have a unified view of internal and external threats, complete with contextualised intelligence and automated threat mitigation."
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Cybersecurity
42% more plaintext HTTP servers than HTTPS counterparts - report
Rapid7 has released a report detailing the changing internet risk landscapes of 2020, and other issues facing cybersecurity teams.
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Cybersecurity
Rapid7 announces plans to acquire DivvyCloud for $145 million
The acquisition, which is to be paid in cash and stock, is expected to close during the second quarter of 2020, says Rapid7.
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Microsoft
All the winners from Microsoft's 20/20 security awards
Security partners across 16 categories were recognised at the inaugural 20/20 partner awards.
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rapid7 Leader in Magic Quadrant for SIEM
Among six other vendors, the company has been named a leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant, noted for its ease of use.
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Phishing
Rapid7 reveals cybersecurity gaps within ASX 200 organisations
Even the most mature and well-resourced ASX 200 organisations have trouble sufficiently deploying cybersecurity basics.
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Malware
Norwegian security firm thwarts state-sponsored attack by APT10
Norwegian cybersecurity firm Visma is accusing a Chinese state-sponsored attack group (APT10) of allegedly attacking their systems and engaging in cyberespionage.
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Cybersecurity
INFOGRAPHIC – The EU’s most vulnerable countries to cybercrime
Cybersecurity comes down to a number of factors and one of them is geographical location - here's a full list of the EU countries and their rankings.