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Cloud
Ransomware grows 1,070%, organisations struggle to secure operations
Two-thirds of organisations have been the target of at least one ransomware attack, and the majority are more concerned of a ransomware attack than any other cyber threat.
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Risk
Opportunities for business and IT collaboration in managing enterprise risk - SolarWinds
Nearly every industry was confronted with the acceleration of high-level cybersecurity breaches, highlighting the potential risk of incomplete security policies and procedures.
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Artificial Intelligence
Police using algorithms 'a huge problem' for biases, researcher says
A researcher is worried the proliferation of crime-fighting computer algorithms will only make ingrained police bias against Māori worse.
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Cybersecurity
NZTech calls for Govt to fund cybersecurity education as risk ramps up
NZTech says it's time for the Government to put funding into educating Kiwis about how to avoid being a victim of cyber crime, just as it does for road safety.
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Cybersecurity
One Identity reaches out to SolarWinds customers following breach
According to the company, this free assessment seeks to help organisations navigate through times of uncertainty as attacks continue to grow in sophistication and complexity across the broad range of identity-centric risks.
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Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks advances attack surface management with Expanse
"By integrating Expanse's attack surface management capabilities into Cortex after closing, we will be able to offer the first solution that combines the outside view of an organisation's attack surface with an inside view to proactively address all security threats."
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Data Protection
Interview: Forcepoint explains how to better respond to data risk
What is the current state of play in terms of data risk from both a broad business perspective and specialist SOCs/security teams?
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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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Compliance
Report reveals relationship between boardroom and cybersecurity investments
“While boards are definitely listening and stepping up with increased budget for cybersecurity, they tend to view any investment as a cost rather than adding business value."
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Gartner
Gartner: Security leaders must balance risk, trust and opportunity
Security and risk leaders must focus on balancing risk, trust and opportunity to help maintain the ability of their organisations to function.
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IT Risk
Why risk managers are looking hard at technology risks
"Regardless of your scale of operations, it’s best to have a risk management strategy that not only anticipates but also mitigates potential problems that could disrupt your business."
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Cybersecurity
Using risk mitigation to protect your business from cybersecurity threats
Embracing digitisation comes with the promise of better service delivery, more in-depth data analytics, and efficient data handling practices. Sadly though, it also comes with the risk of cybersecurity threats. 
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Cloud Security
Organisations take cloud-first approach to security, though concerns remain
"While the results of this survey show that some security professionals still have concerns, having visibility into cloud services is vital and many organisations are now taking a cloud-first approach to security.”
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Risk
Top 10 operational risks for executives in 2020
It is crucial for businesses to design and implement effective risk management capabilities and response mechanisms to maintain agility and resilience.
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Cybersecurity
BitSight continues to grow as demand for security ratings increases
BitSight's solutions are based on a collection of cybersecurity performance data, which surpassed 200 billion data points collected per day in FY 2020.
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Business Continuity
Fortune 500 firms weigh in on equipment failure risk
Fortune 500 companies are increasingly concerned about the risks of critical equipment failure and cyber attacks on industrial control systems.
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Risk
Why businesses need a strategy to combat the enemy within – Ping Identity
While strengthening your organisation’s external defences with the latest tools and technologies makes sound sense, it’s only half a battle plan.
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IT Risk
Cybersecurity measures aren’t enough to stem the wave of breaches
Cybersecurity measures aren’t enough to stem the wave of breaches
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Digital Transformation
Security incident preparedness within reach of NZ businesses
New Zealand’s business community is in a prime position to learn from those who have already overcome challenges to balance risk with innovation.
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Risk
Identifying security risk-takers to minimise and mitigate risk
Risk-taking doesn’t necessarily mean that the majority of a company’s workforce is deliberately being bad actors.
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Digital Transformation
Fear of cyber risk is stunting growth in NZ businesses
43% of New Zealand respondents say they have put off digital transformation because they are worried about cyber risks.
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Frost & Sullivan
Study: Focusing on risk aversion? It may be doing you more harm than good
A study carried out by Frost & Sullivan has highlighted the benefits associated with being an agile business, instead of a risk-averse one.
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Mobile Device Management / MDM
Two thirds of A/NZ businesses concerned about IoT and OT security
Enterprises across the globe are worried about the impact of Internet of Things (IoT) technology and operational technology (OT).
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Cybersecurity
Information & cyber 'insecurity' top risk in India for 2017
India is undergoing a phase of ‘information and cyber insecurity’ as it moves towards asset digitization & service delivery, a Pinkerton report says.