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Data Protection
Vectra AI launches Microsoft 365 posture management tool
Vectra AI has launched Vectra Protect, a posture management tool designed to find and mitigate security risks in Microsoft 365.
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Vectra AI
Vectra’s inaugural Partner of the Year Awards revealed
APAC companies Baidam, Firmus, ShellSoft and Macnica have been recognised in Vectra AI's inaugural Partner of the Year Awards.
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Vectra AI
Understanding the weight on security leader’s shoulders, and how to shift it
Millions of dollars of government funding and internal budgets are being funnelled into cybersecurity to build resilience against sophisticated threats, indicating how serious this issue has become.
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Cybersecurity
Outdated cybersecurity approaches are failing - report
Security innovation is years behind where it should be, according to new research from Vectra AI, and the gap appears to be widening.
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Ransomware
From ransomware to RansomOps: Why the ‘new kid on the block’ spells trouble for the unprepared enterprise
When teams have a clear view of all assets and treat them equally, then they are much closer to stopping attacks in their tracks.
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Cybersecurity
Wake-up call required to defend APAC’s critical national infrastructure
Cyber-attacks across the Asia Pacific region have grown in sophistication and prevalence, and require effective incident response mechanisms to combat them.
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DevSecOps
IT teams' heavy reliance on AWS leads to security blind spots - report
Organisations are heavily relying on Amazon Web Services without properly checking for security blind spots.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Despite 100% of companies experiencing security incidents, 64% still deploy AWS services weekly
Vectra AI finds that even though 100% of companies have experienced a security incident, they continue to expand, with 64% deploying new AWS services weekly.
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Cloud
Microsoft partners with Vectra AI on Zero Trust security framework
Vectra AI has announced the Vectra Cognito platform will deliver key Zero Trust capabilities for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure customers.
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Critical Infrastructure
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams — Vectra AI director on the fragility of critical nation infrastructure
Vectra AI director of security engineering Chris Fisher explains why ransomware attacks on critical national infrastructure are becoming increasingly common.
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Microsoft
Vectra AI identifies top 10 threat detections across Azure AD and Office 365
Security teams must look for signs of malicious activity inside Microsoft environments to detect attacks in their early stages. This will contain threats before they turn into a data breaches.
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AI Security
Cybersecurity company Vectra AI announces Tony Bauman as new country manager for A/NZ
Cybersecurity company Vectra AI has announced a new country manager for Australia and New Zealand.
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VMware
Vectra AI releases new endpoint integration to Cognito platform
Cloud network detection and response company Vectra AI has released extended endpoint detection and response native integration into its Cognito platform.
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Cybersecurity
Why a more secure organisation is a collective responsibility
With vast volumes of data moving to the cloud, many IT professionals are frequently challenged to protect their enterprise environment, and there is a greater focus being placed on advancing cybersecurity strategies.
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Breach Prevention
O365 a weak point ripe for exploit, say security professionals
71% of more than 1,000 security professionals have been on the receiving end of a Microsoft 365 account takeover, on average, seven times in the last year alone.
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Cybersecurity
Vectra and Baidam to offer cybersecurity scholarships for Indigenous peoples
The companies are partnering to provide First Nations’ peoples with scholarships, a full education and technical skills.
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Cybersecurity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Vectra AI exec discusses cybersecurity for Office 365
In Techday's second IT Jam with Vectra AI, we speak again with its head of security engineering Chris Fisher, who discusses the organisational impact of security breaches within Microsoft O365
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Cybersecurity
The rise of viral threats and network detection and response
When it comes to managing cyber-threats, the traditional focus has been on prevention, but today, good cyber-health requires a more balanced approach as more organisations experience increasingly complex and targeted attacks. 
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Exclusive Networks
VectraAI and Exclusive Networks sign partnership to integrate NDR tech
VectraAI, which leverages network detection and response (NDR) technology, will integrate into Exclusive Networks’ current EDR and SIEM offerings, reducing the chance that attackers can operate on a network and achieve what they are trying to do.
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Partner Programme
Vectra expands global footprint through enriched channel partner programme
"Our partners are integral to the way we go to market and we want to ensure that we are committed to mutual success in our channel relationships."
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Cybersecurity
Vectra AI expands APAC leadership team with new security head
Cybersecurity firm Vectra AI has announced the expansion of its Asia Pacific leadership team with the appointment of Chris Fisher as head of security engineering.
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Cybersecurity
New security distributor launches in A/NZ
Started by veteran channel leader, Paul Lim, industry experts Ben Minski and Bill Gatsios will work alongside Paul in spearheading the business.
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Channel partners
Vectra AI appoints Dee Clinton as head of partner sales
Vectra AI also announced the signing of Netpoleon as Asia-Pacific distributor and partnerships with SecureWare and InPhySec.
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Network Security
Most organisations exhibiting malicious RDP behaviour - report
Remote Desktop Protocol is a vital tool for managed service providers (MSPs) in their management of hundreds of client networks and systems.