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Cybersecurity
A10 Networks finds over 15 million DDoS weapons in 2021
A10 Networks notes that in the 2H 2021 reporting period, its security research team tracked more than 15.4 million Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) weapons.
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Cybersecurity
Zero trust crucial as high-profile ransomware attacks rise
High-profile ransomware attacks and reliance on digital infrastructure sees an increasing need for businesses to embrace zero trust cybersecurity.
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Identity and Access Management
Customer satisfaction guide for zero trust
One of the most daunting challenges of zero trust is applying this new security model to digital interactions with customers.
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Ransomware
How to prevent ransomware devastation
The devastating effects of ransomware have grown over the past two decades from opportunistic to carefully orchestrated attacks.
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Cloud Security
Zscaler improves SSE framework for added resiliency
Zscaler has announced improvements to its security service edge (SSE) framework with the addition of three Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) solutions.
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Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks makes enhancements to Apstra Software
Enhancements to the Juniper Apstra platform will simplify the deployment, troubleshooting and operations of data center networks.
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Cloudflare
Cloudflare announces new widely available security tools
Cloudflare has announced new updates to its email security offering, including making enterprise-grade email security tools available to any Cloudflare customer.
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Cybersecurity
Check Point reveals cybersecurity challenges for banks, data centers and trading platforms
As the cyber threat landscape evolves and becomes more dangerous every year, protecting IT infrastructure will only become more challenging.
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Microsoft
Microsoft releases new security solutions for multi-cloud
Microsoft announces new security solutions to help customers strengthen visibility and control across multiple cloud providers from a centralised management view. 
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Secure access service edge / SASE
Rackspace and Cloudflare to bring zero trust to more
The intention of the partnership is to help businesses reach cloud-centric goals and provide a SASE for cloud applications, data, users and devices.
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Cybersecurity
2022: A year of deep suspicion and stronger access controls
Just when we all thought COVID-19 couldn’t possibly make the cyber risk environment any worse, 2021 brought us a supply chain shock induced by the global pandemic.
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SaaS
Cloudflare acquires Vectrix for CASB functionality
Cloudflare has acquired Vectrix to help businesses gain visibility and control of their applications.
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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
New research reveals vicious tactics of ransomware groups
“Ransomware groups are becoming more sophisticated and their attacks more impactful. These threat actors are increasingly leveraging automated tool kits to exploit vulnerabilities and penetrate deeper into networks."
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Cybersecurity
Organisations turning to zero trust amid cloud and network security exposure
“As we watch threats evolve and breaches become more devastating, the need to implement Zero Trust strategies has never been more urgent."
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KPMG
Show, don't tell: CISOs encouraged to be security 'influencers' rather than 'enforcers'
Show, don’t tell: That’s the approach CISOs need to take if they want to better manage cybersecurity in their organisation, according to a new report from KPMG.
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Cybersecurity
Australia and New Zealand shouldn't rush to follow White House zero-trust cybersecurity strategy
"Going deeper, four years to zero trust is a very ambitious goal – and a strategy that will no doubt continue to evolve as government agencies dig in."
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Endpoint detection and response / EDR
Why network visibility must be the foundation of Zero Trust architecture
In May 2021, U.S. Presidential Executive Order 14028 on improving the nation’s cybersecurity was issued, directing federal agencies to transition to a Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) as they modernise and move to cloud services.
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M-Files
The three information management trends strengthening resilience in 2022
With recent business uncertainty, resilience has become one of the most important organisational values leaders can adopt.
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Cybersecurity
CrowdStrike expands Zero Trust support to macOS and Linux
CrowdStrike has expanded its Zero Trust support to macOS and Linux to further help with cross-platform protection and expansion of partnerships.
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Remote Working
More than half of organisations face gaps in their zero-trust implementations
The shift to work-from-anywhere has spotlighted zero-trust network access, as organisations need to protect important assets from workers connecting from poorly protected home networks.
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Endpoint Protection
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.”
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Ransomware
The British Council falls victim to two successful ransomware attacks
New cyber fears as The British Council falls victim to two successful ransomware attacks.
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Zero trust
Zscaler extends Zero Trust Exchange Platform to deliver zero trust for workloads
"To properly secure cloud workloads, three critical areas - security, connectivity, and performance - need to be addressed."