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Healthcare sector prioritising industrial cybersecurity
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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The leakage of healthcare data is the number one attraction for cybercriminals and ransomware has highlighted the weakness of hospital systems.
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BlackFog wins CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards 2023
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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data leak
BlackFog has been recognised as the Data Leak Detection Solution of the Year in the 2023 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards Program.
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Ransomware increases 64% in second quarter of 2023
Wed, 2nd Aug 2023
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Some 1,378 organisations have been named as victims on ransomware data-leak websites in the second quarter of 2023.
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Healthcare sector proves vulnerable to data breaches
Fri, 30th Jun 2023
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security breaches
SOTI research reveals how large numbers of devices in the healthcare sector are not managed by IT departments leaving company systems vulnerable.
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78% of healthcare providers experienced a data breach since 2021
Fri, 30th Jun 2023
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it in healthcare
New research reveals that 78% of global healthcare providers have experienced at least one data breach since 2021.
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DataTrue joins fight against data leakage with latest release
Tue, 20th Jun 2023
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ai security
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DataTrue launches patented AI and ML system to prevent data leaks, collaborating with Microsoft to enhance offering.
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Darktrace introduces new models to address AI concerns
Tue, 13th Jun 2023
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cybersecurity
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dlp
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risk
Darktrace introduces new risk and compliance models to help CISOs address the increasing risk of IP loss and data leakage.
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More than half of CISOs have dealt with the loss of sensitive data in the past 12 months
Tue, 16th May 2023
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cybersecurity
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cisos
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Nearly 80% of Singapore's chief information security officers feel at risk of a cyber attack, according to a report by Proofpoint.
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Research reveals 250m artifacts and 65k container images exposed
Wed, 26th Apr 2023
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cybersecurity
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ibm
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Registries and artifact management systems are prime targets for threat actors as they are crucial elements within the software supply chain.
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The perils of proxies: the backdoor into your data
Fri, 10th Mar 2023
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malware
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cybersecurity
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data leak
Residential proxies can open up the door to bad actors, who are ready to exploit user anonymity for nefarious activities.
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The increasing presence of pro-Russia hacktivists
Mon, 27th Feb 2023
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cybersecurity
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russia
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data leak
Pro-Russian hacktivists have moved beyond the basic denial-of-service scripts and crowdsourced attacks to more advanced and potent techniques.
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High-profile data leaks in Australia add a new level of urgency to cybersecurity protections
Fri, 24th Feb 2023
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Board buy-in essential for reducing cyber attack risk, as recent high-profile breaches highlight vulnerabilities. People-centric approach needed.
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Secureworks finds Iranian threat group back with new persona
Wed, 1st Feb 2023
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Secureworks has found that the Iranian threat group, Cobalt Sapling, has reemerged with a new persona, Abraham's Ax.
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Australian application teams are now wondering whether their APIs overshare
Wed, 14th Dec 2022
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api management
A publicly exposed API is widely believed to be the cause of at least one of the major attacks on Australian enterprises in the back half of 2022.
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Web companies most likely to lose your data – report
Wed, 12th Oct 2022
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breach prevention
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Web companies more likely to lose data than other industries, according to new research by cybersecurity experts VPN Overview.
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What we can learn from the leaked Conti ransomware group chats
Tue, 7th Jun 2022
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ransomware
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malware
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In February, Russia-based ransomware group Conti declared it would fully support the Russian Government during its invasion of Ukraine.
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More than 40 billion records exposed in 2021 - research
Fri, 21st Jan 2022
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Ransomware had a monumental impact on organisations in 2021, responsible for approximately 38% of all breaches, and 31% of breaches in APAC.
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Cybersecurity experts weigh in on GoDaddy data breach
Wed, 24th Nov 2021
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Cybersecurity experts warn of the dangers of password reuse after the recent GoDaddy data breach exposes 1.2 million customers' data.
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Hackers leak 5 million email addresses daily - reports
Tue, 9th Nov 2021
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privacy
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Hackers leak around 5.5 million email addresses daily, with passwords attached, according to research by cybersecurity firm Surfshark.
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New certification standards announced, designed to secure and protect consumer data
Tue, 13th Jul 2021
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saas
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cybersecurity
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compliance
Vanta has announced the public availability of two new certification standards designed to help secure the internet and protect consumer data.
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600 million profiles for sale on hacker forum - Third LinkedIn scrape in four months
Tue, 13th Jul 2021
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phishing
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email security
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spam
LinkedIn has experienced another huge data scape, the third in four months, with 600 million profiles for sale online.
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Risk of data leaks high as employees unsure about confidentiality
Fri, 9th Jul 2021
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One in four UK employees risk sharing confidential work information due to lack of knowledge, according to new research.
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Oversharing of sensitive documents soars 450%
Thu, 24th Jun 2021
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Oversharing increases the risk an organisation will lose data, violate compliance or privacy mandates, or experience cybercrime.
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Australians fear COVID-19 misinformation threat - study
Tue, 29th Dec 2020
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Misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines on social media is feared to hinder Australia's vaccination efforts, according to a new poll.