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Majority of IT decision-makers to boost cybersecurity budgets in 2024
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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email security
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
Infosecurity Europe reports a significant rise in cybersecurity budgets for 2024, with 69% of UK IT leaders expecting an increase, predominantly in cloud security and incident response.
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ReasonLabs uncovers cashback scam in torrented video game files
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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malware
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cybersecurity
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movies
Cybersecurity firm ReasonLabs exposes massive cashback scam in torrented video games, compromising user's personal information.
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CrowdStrike unveils Falcon Go for SMB cybersecurity
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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breach prevention
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ransomware
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ai security
CrowdStrike's new Falcon Go revolutionizes SMB cybersecurity, offering AI-driven protection against modern threats.
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ManageEngine expands EPP with antivirus capability
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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endpoint protection
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edr
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cybersecurity
ManageEngine has announced the addition of the next-generation antivirus capability in its unified endpoint management solution.
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McAfee products now available at Officeworks in Australia
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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casb
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mcafee
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privacy
The introduction of McAfee in the market will make it easier for Australian consumers to keep their personal information safe and private.
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Plan Radar gives pointers on construction data security
Thu, 18th May 2023
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cloud services
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firewall
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phishing
It is easy for hackers to infiltrate construction data security systems through the internet or gain physical access via external contractors.
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Hands-on review: Norton 360 Platinum
Tue, 2nd May 2023
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cloud services
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gaming
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reviews
Norton 360 Platinum: comprehensive security suite for home users with customizable features and powerful antivirus protection.
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The most common types of identity theft and top ten ways to avoid it
Tue, 6th Sep 2022
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cloud services
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physical security
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cybersecurity
1 in 5 New Zealanders have experienced identity theft, with 5% impacted in the past year. Learn the most common types and how to prevent it.
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Avast One extends protection with Online Safety Score
Tue, 9th Aug 2022
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apple
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smartphones
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malware
Avast One has extended its cross-platform support by adding its Online Safety Score feature to both the Mac and iOS platforms of Avast One.
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Kinly appoints Mark Kempson as newly-created position of consultancy & design head
Fri, 22nd Jul 2022
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project management
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leadership
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collaboration
Mark Kempson has been appointed as the consultancy and design head at a company aiming to seize new opportunities in the AV, UCC and Collaboration market.
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Kodum appoints Melanie Davison as technical sales consultant
Fri, 29th Apr 2022
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nz
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datacom
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av
Melanie Davison joins Kodum team as tech sales consultant, offering expertise in AV and IT integration for clients in Auckland.
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Kodum appoints Melanie Davison as Technical sales consultant
Fri, 29th Apr 2022
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nz
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auckland
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av
Melanie Davison joins Kodum as technical sales consultant, bringing 16 years of experience in IT sales and a passion for AV and technology.
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Hands-on review: Norton 360 Premium
Thu, 7th Apr 2022
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cloud services
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gaming
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reviews
So it's been about a month since I reviewed Norton 360 for Gamers, and to my surprise, that was mostly a pleasant experience.
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Research finds malware will sit for around 83 hours in an employees inbox before being noticed
Thu, 3rd Jun 2021
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malware
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firewall
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advanced persistent threat protection
Malicious emails go unnoticed in employees' inboxes for an average of 83 hours, according to research by Barracuda.
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New ransomware Epsilon Red discovered - how it works
Wed, 2nd Jun 2021
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malware
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firewall
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ransomware
New ransomware Epsilon Red has been found by Sophos researchers who detail the tools, techniques, procedures, and behaviour of the attackers behind it.
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Trend Micro launches new Cloud One service for open source software
Mon, 31st May 2021
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cloud services
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malware
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saas
Trend Micro has launched a new Cloud One service that finds vulnerabilities, improves visibility, and provides tracking automation for open source software.
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Trend Micro given the highest score in threat prevention report
Fri, 21st May 2021
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saas
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cloud security
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advanced persistent threat protection
Trend Micro receives top score for threat prevention in independent research, named leader in Forrester report.
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McAfee’s new expansion combines AI learning techniques with human analysis
Wed, 19th May 2021
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soc
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cloud security
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casb
McAfee has released a substantial expansion to its XDR platform aimed at proactively stopping targeted attacks.
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NortonLifeLock introduces dark web monitoring to its security suite
Thu, 17th Sep 2020
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malware
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dark web
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cybersecurity
NortonLifeLock launches dark web monitoring service in New Zealand, aiming to protect users' personal information and devices.
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Cybersecurity market growing billions each year
Thu, 13th Feb 2020
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iot
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cybersecurity
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av
The overall cybersecurity software revenue is expected to reach US$25.1 billion in revenue in 2020, growing 4.8% year-on-year.
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Antivirus would have saved these businesses $71 billion in 2019
Tue, 4th Feb 2020
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malware
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martech
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creative technologies
Firms could've saved £51bn in 2019 with better antivirus, finds study.
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Hands-on review: Protect your family from cyberthreats with ESET Smart Security Premium
Mon, 9th Dec 2019
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gaming
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encryption
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reviews
Holiday cyberscams spike; ESET's Security suite aims to shield families online.
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Norton 360, best all-in-one internet safety package
Mon, 9th Dec 2019
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cloud services
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technology gifts
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wireless networks
A Norton 360 Premium one-year subscription protects up to five of your devices, including your Mac, PC, iOS, and Android devices.
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Hands-on review: Norton Lifelock's Norton 360 security suite
Wed, 23rd Oct 2019
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reviews
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gaming
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technology gifts
Norton 360 launches in Australia and NZ, bolstering digital defences for the cybersecurity era.