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Malwarebytes launches free Digital Footprint Portal to protect personal data
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data protection
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cloud services
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encryption
Malwarebytes has launched a free Digital Footprint Portal offering a detailed analysis of sources including the dark web.
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Legit Security launches AI solution to manage app security exposure
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application security
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app development
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compliance
Legit Security introduces advanced AI-powered tool to tackle secrets exposure in software development, reducing false positives by 86%.
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How AI is powering the next-generation of cybercriminals
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malware
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dark web
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ai
Cybercriminals increasingly harness AI for innovative and harder-to-detect attacks, using tools like ChatGPT to improve malware efficiency, automate phishing attempts and exploit APIs vulnerabilities.
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Overcoming the threat of account takeover fraud
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cloud services
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dark web
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physical security
Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting online accounts in identity theft surge, with ATO fraud attacks increasing by over 350% in 2023, finds digital fraud management firm, Sift.
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IWD 2024: Let's create a secure digital world for women, together
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cybersecurity
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telco
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law
On International Women's Day 2024, it's a crucial necessity to jointly combat gender-based cyber crimes and establish a secure digital space for women worldwide.
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Customer-centric cybersecurity incident response vital for businesses
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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big data
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data protection
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bi
Striking a balance between data protection compliance and customer trust is pivotal, making a customer-centric cybersecurity incident response crucial, says a statement from Logicalis Australia.
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Keeper Security announces compatibility with Apple Vision Pro
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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smartphones
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application security
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technology gifts
Keeper Security has declared its software compatibility with Apple Vision Pro, facilitating secure login to applications and boosting the user experience with autofill functionalities.
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The role of Privilege Access Management in achieving robust cybersecurity
Mon, 5th Feb 2024
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ransomware
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pam
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phishing
Privilege Access Management (PAM), with its ability to control key digital accounts, is proving crucial in combating rising cybersecurity threats posed by misuse of digital identities, a key source of business disruption.
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71% of Australian small businesses view cyber attacks as major risk
Fri, 19th Jan 2024
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big data
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network infrastructure
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bi
Cybersecurity threats are escalating for Australian small businesses, with 71% viewing it as a major risk, says a global study by McAfee and Dell Technologies.
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Keeper Security enhances Granular Sharing for enterprise compliance
Fri, 12th Jan 2024
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data protection
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encryption
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pam
Keeper Security enhances its Granular Sharing Enforcements in a move that will heighten visibility and control over how staff use and share credentials, aiding businesses in better meeting stringent security directives.
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Rising cyber threats challenge Southeast Asia's booming digital economy
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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digital transformation
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physical security
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ai
As Southeast Asia's digital economy rapidly reaches $100bn, it is attracting cyber criminals, with 28% of businesses observing an increase in threats alongside their digital expansion.
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Google Cloud launches tool to detect plaintext credentials for free
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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cloud services
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encryption
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public cloud
Google Cloud launches a secret discovery tool aimed at boosting organisation's security by detecting and monitoring plaintext credentials, part of its no-cost Sensitive Data Protection offering.
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Top tips for staying safe online this festive season
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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technology gifts
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cybersecurity
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passwords
Protect your Christmas tech presents: Keeper Security advises on safe gift operation to ward off cybercriminals.
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Zally to transform cybersecurity with behavioural biometrics
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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online safety
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passwords
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online fraud
Manchester authentication startup Zally is aiming to revolutionise cybersecurity with progressive behavioural biometrics technology.
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Delinea granted US patent for its pioneering Server PAM solution
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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devops
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application security
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app development
Delinea bags a US patent for its groundbreaking Server Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution with Delegated Machine Credentials.
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Keeper Security introduces dark mode for Android users
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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smartphones
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reviews
Keeper Security now offers a tailored user experience with a dark mode option for its Android platform.
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Enzoic predicts cybersecurity trends & threats for 2024
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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malware
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ransomware
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byod
Enzoic CTO, Mike Wilson, forecasts key 2024 cybersecurity trends, underscoring API attacks and automation needs.
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Rising cybersecurity threats push shift from passwords to passkeys
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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malware
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ransomware
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cloud services
As cyber threats intensify, passkeys are replacing passwords as the prime defence against phishing attacks, says Yubico.
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Rising cybersecurity threats prompt shift from traditional password methods
Mon, 27th Nov 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
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cybersecurity
Rising cybersecurity threats prompt a shift from traditional, vulnerable password methods to phishing-resistant authentication solutions.
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Festive season online shopping spurs rise in luxury brand phishing scams
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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passwords
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cios
Cyber threats are on the rise this holiday season, warns Check Point Research, with a 13% increase in malicious files related to online orders and deliveries.
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ExpressVPN unveils Keys, its new password manager in security toolkit expansion
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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smartphones
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apple
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breach prevention
ExpressVPN branches into wider security tools, unveiling its new password manager, Keys, for a safer and more secure online experience.
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Insecure password practices pose risk to Australian businesses, CyberArk report shows
Tue, 31st Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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cyberark
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passwords
Substandard password security controls in Australia heighten risk of cyberattacks, reveals data from CyberArk.
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Zero Trust security goes mainstream, reveals Okta's 2023 report
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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it infrastructure
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identity
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okta
Zero Trust security has now become mainstream, with 61% of organizations adopting the contemporary framework, according to the latest report by Okta.
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Hands-on Review: Norton Password Manager
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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reviews
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technology gifts
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cybersecurity
Norton Password Manager combines convenience and security in a free package, offering advanced features and seamless usability.