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Fortinet recognised as Challenger in Gartner's 2024 Magic Quadrant for SSE
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Fortinet has been named a Challenger in Gartner's 2024 Magic Quadrant for Security Service Edge, the eighth recognition for the cybersecurity leader, thanks to its cloud-based solution, FortiSASE.
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Coalition integrates cyber risk platform with top cloud services providers
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Coalition is integrating its cyber risk management platform, Coalition Control, with major cloud services like Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, and Amazon Web Services to offer enhanced cybersecurity and risk management.
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i-PRO to support Genetec SaaS with new AI-enabled camera models
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i-PRO, globally recognised in security solutions, now supports Genetec Security Centre SaaS, offering AI-enabled cameras with notable metadata features, and launches a free app to upgrade existing devices.
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Illumio unveils AI enhancements for faster Zero Trust Segmentation adoption
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Illumio Inc. unveiled AI and automation enhancements, including an AI-powered labelling engine, to its platform aimed at streamlining companies' transition to Zero Trust Segmentation.
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RiverSafe teams up with Cribl to boost IT & data security services
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RiverSafe, a leading cybersecurity firm, is set to boost its data services following a strategic partnership with IT specialist Cribl.
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KPMG UK gains prestigious NCSC cyber security provider status
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
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KPMG UK secures esteemed NCSC Cyber Incident Exercise Assured Provider status, endorsing its top-notch solutions in cyber incident readiness and response strategies.
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Business leaders anxious over data security – report
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cloud services
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Business leaders are uneasy about data privacy and security, raising concerns over lack of governance frameworks with regard to generative AI use.
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Half of online traffic in 2024 generated by bots, report finds
2 days ago
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gaming
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application security
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Bad bots accounted for nearly half of all global internet traffic in 2024, hitting their highest ever level since monitoring began in 2013, warns cybersecurity leader Imperva.
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Understanding the key to boosting cybersecurity habits: Kaspersky study
2 days ago
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Understanding the severity of poor cyber hygiene drives people towards positive online behaviour, states a white paper by Kaspersky and the Singapore Institute of Technology.
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Cisco launches Hypershield for AI-driven security upgrade
2 days ago
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firewall
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network security
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breach prevention
Cisco responds to pressing cyber threats by launching Cisco Hypershield, a first-of-its-kind, AI-native security solution, set to redefine and fortify data centres and clouds.
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Axis unveils hybrid cloud platform for adaptable security solutions
2 days ago
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Axis Communications unveils Axis Cloud Connect, an innovative open hybrid cloud platform set to revolutionise security solutions as demand for cloud-based video surveillance surges.
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Spirent partners with online payments platform to boost cyber defenses
2 days ago
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Spirent Communications joins forces with an online payments platform to enhance cyber defenses using its advanced CyberFlood software, aimed at improving the scalability and efficacy of network defenses.
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ExpressVPN reveals 41% of Brits fear holiday cybercrime
2 days ago
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ExpressVPN study reveals that 41% of British tourists fear falling victim to cybercrime on holiday, with concerns especially heightened when using public Wi-Fi networks.
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Trustifi launches innovative phishing detection training for MSPs
2 days ago
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AI and cloud-based cybersecurity company Trustifi has launched a Email Security Awareness training module, enhancing network user protection.
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UK IT leaders skeptical of government's ability to thwart cyberwarfare
2 days ago
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Over half of UK IT leaders lack faith in the government's ability to shield businesses and citizens from cyberwarfare threats, according to a study by cybersecurity firm Armis.
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Keeper Security launches user-friendly passphrase generator
2 days ago
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data protection
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endpoint protection
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cloud services
Keeper Security boosts cybersecurity measures by integrating a user-friendly passphrase generator into their Web Vault system, increasing the level of protection against cyber threats.
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How attackers target security blind spots: Three real-life lessons from the SOC
2 days ago
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network infrastructure
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dark web
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cyberattack case studies from global XDR service provider Barracuda demonstrate the dangers of incomplete digital security.
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Bugcrowd launches AI bias assessment for secure LLM application use
2 days ago
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San Francisco tech firm Bugcrowd rolls out an AI Bias Assessment to help organisations and governments implement Large Language Model (LLM) applications securely and without data bias.
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Kaspersky illuminates LockBit ransomware group's advanced tactics
2 days ago
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ransomware
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encryption
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky uncovers advanced methods used by ransomware group LockBit, highlighting the use of custom, easy-to-use tools for frequent, damaging cyber attacks.
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First-party data collection prioritised due to privacy laws
2 days ago
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cloud services
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privacy
Data privacy laws drive firms to favour first-party data collection via email and websites, according to State of Marketing Automation report, with generative AI use also rising.
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Cisco boosts Secure Application with added data, cloud security features
2 days ago
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cloud security
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Cisco has unveiled new updates to its Secure Application, now offering data and cloud security capabilities, in a move to aid businesses in securing their cloud-native applications and protecting sensitive data amid rising data breaches.
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MotivationWorks upgrades cybersecurity with Radware
2 days ago
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Japanese firm MotivationWorks strengthens cloud services security with Radware to combat rising DDoS attacks, amid a 171% surge in malicious web activities.
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Absolute Security focuses on cyber resilience in company rebrand
2 days ago
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network security
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firewall
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advanced persistent threat protection
Absolute Security, previously known as Absolute Software, has rebranded to reflect its dedication to providing advanced cyber resilience solutions amid increasing digital threats.
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Armis acquires Silk Security for a total of $150M
2 days ago
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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Armis, an asset intelligence cybersecurity firm, acquires Silk Security for $150M, aiming to create a comprehensive cyber threat management platform and bridge the gap between threat identification and resolution.