Security intelligence news stories
CyberArk launches $30M investment fund to advance security
CyberArk has announced the launch of CyberArk Ventures, a $30 million global investment fund dedicated to advancing the next generation of security disruptors.
Qualys adds zero-touch patching to Patch Management app
"As organisations implement zero-trust security frameworks, the ability to automate patching so they can better trust assets becomes a foundational aspect of their cyber defence strategy.”
ThreatQuotient extends professional services for security intelligence
ThreatQuotient’s global Professional Services team was first launched in 2017 and provides core capabilities to assess, design and build a threat-centric security operations function.
IBM outlines why the 'boom' moment is key to better security
“Often I’m talking with people on the worst day of their business’ life.”
GCSB welcomes Inspector-General's report on intelligence warrants
Intelligence warrants can include surveillance, private communications interception, searches of physical places and things, and the seizure of communications, information and things.
Mimecast integrates with IBM’s security platform
The new Mimecast for IBM QRadar app is designed to offer joint customers improved visibility into potential vulnerabilities.
LogRhythm promotes from within for APAC sales director role
Simon Howe, who served as A/NZ director of sales, has taken up the role.
Govt launches National Security Science and Technology Policy
"Australia needs to remain at the forefront of science and innovation so we can meet any new and emerging threats to our security."
Expert says Germany’s ‘hack back’ proposal is a slippery slope
German intelligence has urged to be granted legal authority to ‘hack back’ in the event of international cyberattacks - is it the right idea though?
Safeguarding users with a Human Point System in security policy
Observing human behaviour and understanding user-intent is the key to better security and to protect against critical business data and IP loss.
Govt announces $50m Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre
According to MP Craig Laundy, the investment boosts Australia’s reputation as a safe and secure place to do business.
HP recruits former GCSB researcher for new Security Advisory Board
Ex-GCSB researcher Justine Bone has scored a role in HP’s new Security Advisory Board, alongside a former hacker and a security consultant.
Darktrace joins UK Prime Minister on trade mission to Japan
Darktrace EMEA CEO Poppy Gustafsson is one of a select group of business leaders accompanying UK Prime Minister on a trade mission to Japan.
Proficio furthers push into APAC security market through new Hong Kong base
Fast-growing managed security services provider Proficio has a new base in Hong Kong as it widens its presence across the Asia Pacific region.
Former Symantec sales head leads Gurucul expansion in Asia
Security intelligence provider Gurucul is setting its sights on the Asia Pacific region.Symantec/Blue Coat head of sales Sandeep Puri leads the way.
How to protect your organisation from WannaCry ransomware
We found that the ransomware does not have any truly novel tricks up its sleeve. It is standard ransomware.
Speed-networking for security: NSW Govt, industry & students join forces
“Strong cyber security will be fundamental to our growth and prosperity in the global economy as well as our national security."
New online training tool to help Kiwi businesses slash their cyber risk
Aura Information Security has finished work on the very first module of its e-learning programme as part of the Cyber Security by Kordia suite.
Verizon's Threat Research Advisory Center a 'significant milestone' for intelligence
Verizon’s Threat Research Advisory Center is now live and operational - representing what it calls a ‘significant milestone’ into cybersecurity.
Moving towards DevSecOps to save time and money
The big development project is almost ready to go live, inside the deadline. Just your security review to go. What happens next?
Big finance deal expands LogRhythm's global market presence
“Its powerful security analytics and intelligence platform enables companies to quickly detect and respond to cyber threats."
Managed security services: The answer to growing cyber threats?
"Staying ahead of the curve when it comes to protecting a business against breaches is becoming a difficult task."
NZ Police teams up with Auckland software company to fight crime
“The Auror platform has been used by Police to prioritise high-risk offenders and more effectively deploy our resources to respond to crimes."
Greens call for opposition involvement in hiring of new GCSB director
John Key has treated the GCSB as his own personal protection service.