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Nozomi Networks
Nozomi Networks, Siemens reveal software integration
Nozomi Networks and Siemens have extended their partnership by embedding Nozomi Networks’ software into the Siemens Scalance LPE local processing engine.
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Application Security
What are the DDoS attack trend predictions for 2022?
Mitigation and recovery are vital to ensuring brand reputation remains solid in the face of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack and that business growth and innovation can continue.
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Cybersecurity
NCSC, international partners issue cyber security advisory
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued a cyber security advisory in collaboration with its international partners detailing common vulnerabilities and exposures.
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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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Network Security
ESET updates products and launches 'Inspect Cloud' solution
ESET has refreshed its line of business products and announced the arrival of ESET Inspect Cloud, designed to help businesses with security measures.
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Mandiant
Threat detection has improved, but adversaries have adapted
While significant progress has been made in threat detection and response, adversaries adapt to achieve their mission in targeted environments.
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Check Point
Check Point recognised for leading threat detection solution
"The latest ATT&CK Evaluations results highlight Check Point Harmony Endpoint’s leadership for the second consecutive year."
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Advantage
Advantage, SentinelOne partner to bolster incident response
Advantage has announced a partnership with SentinelOne to strengthen its incident response (IR) and threat detection services in New Zealand and the Pacific.
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Endpoint Protection
Advantage offers increased benefits with NCSC partnership
Advantage has announced that it has partnered with the National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC’s) Malware Free Networks (MFN) service.
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SaaS
Ransomware as a service explained: What is RaaS
Ransomware as a service is a major threat to all cybersecurity data and systems. Similar to software as a service, RaaS provides easy subscription-based access to ransomware to those with little-to-no programming expertise.
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Cybersecurity
SMX strengthens partner program and appoints new CEO
SMX is giving extra support and resources to its partner program, allowing for more data insights to advise partners and customers on cybersecurity threats.
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Cybersecurity
TDIR is screaming for cybersecurity vendor collaboration
As the modern world is beset by ever-more common and sophisticated cyber-attacks, the very tools focused on TDIR are ready to be laid to rest.
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Ransomware
ESET Research releases T3 2021 Threat Report summarising key cybersecurity research
ESET's Threat Report sheds light on the most frequent external attack vectors, the reason behind the rise of email threats, and fluctuating threats due to cryptocurrencies.   
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Malware
More elusive and persistent - Kaspersky researchers uncover the third known firmware bootkit
Kaspersky's researchers have uncovered the third case of a firmware bootkit in the wild. 
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Firewall
Avast launches a new firewall in latest product updates
Avast has announced a new firewall will be packaged with its latest free and premium product updates for Windows.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Sophos enhances Cloud Optix to simplify detection and response of AWS security incidents
"Sorting through and making sense of potentially thousands of user activity events to identify suspicious activity used to be near impossible."
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Attivo Networks
Attivo Networks brings ThreatDefend Platform to Aus market with new distie agreement
The partnership is designed to enable Attivo Networks to accelerate its overall business growth and meet regional demand among large and mid-market public and private sector enterprises, according to a statement.
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Cybersecurity
Stellar Cyber integrates security platform with Barracuda Networks
This move brings enhanced visibility, automated incident correlation, threat hunting and remediation to managed security service provider customers and prospects, the company states.
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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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Cybersecurity
NETSCOUT expands security monitoring capabilities, releases Omnis Cyber Intelligence
NETSCOUT enters the security market with 'groundbreaking' cyber intelligence technology
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Artificial Intelligence
NTT announces Cyber Threat Sensor AI for threat detection on AWS
“With CTS-AI, companies of all sizes have an accessible, cloud-based means to monitor and respond to threats in their environment."
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ExtraHop
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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Secureworks
Latest Secureworks integration protects against high-risk vulnerabilities
To enhance vulnerability detection and response, Secureworks has completed the integration of threat intelligence feeds from Secureworks Counter Threat Unit into Secureworks Taegis VDR.
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Apple
Jamf adds compliance, threat detection, and passwordless authentication
“The security needs of enterprise organisations are changing, as their employees demand to work from the devices and locations they want."