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ArchTIS secures software contract with Australian security agency
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cybersecurity
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penten
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data solutions
ArchTIS has secured a contract worth AUD $466,840 with an Australian national security agency for their Kojensi software to enable secure collaboration on sensitive data.
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Brits lose GBP £1.2m to credit card fraud in 2022, says Uswitch report
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advanced persistent threat protection
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physical security
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credit card fraud
A report by Uswitch noted that UK citizens lost GBP £1.2 million to credit card fraud in 2022, with an emphasis on thefts in Ireland and America.
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Cybersecurity risks of legacy access control systems
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malware
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encryption
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advanced persistent threat protection
Dated access control systems pose increased cybersecurity threat, opening firms to cyberattacks and malware, potentially costing millions and damaging reputations.
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Heng Leong Hang adopts CyberArk platform for enhanced cybersecurity
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digital transformation
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pam
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advanced persistent threat protection
Taiwanese retail giant, Heng Leong Hang, enhances cyber defence with the integration of CyberArk's Identity Security Platform into its cyber security strategy to protect core systems and customer data.
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New study exposes flaw-riddled corporate web applications
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cloud services
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
Kaspersky study unveils that between 2021-2023, access control and data protection flaws were found in numerous corporate web applications.
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CrowdStrike to acquire Flow Security in cloud data security shake-up
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cybersecurity
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ai security
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cyber warfare
CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity heavyweight, plans to acquire Flow Security, intensifying its leadership in cloud security and pioneering a platform that protects data in all states.
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Cyber threats surge in APAC region, reveals Group-IB report
Fri, 1st Mar 2024
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apple
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advanced persistent threat protection
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technology gifts
Group-IB reveals a 39% surge in ransomware attacks across APAC, with the region named as a prime target for advanced cyber threats.
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i-PRO shares key tips on data privacy protection
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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big data
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bi
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surveillance
Security solutions firm i-PRO underscores the importance of data privacy in a world increasingly under surveillance.
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Flare uncovers cyber threat landscape by Russian hackers
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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cybersecurity
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national security
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sensitive information
Cybersecurity firm Flare exposes the escalating threat posed by initial access brokers on Russian hacking forums.
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Securing APIs in 2024: Top challenges for CISOs
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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gdpr
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insider threats
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cso / ciso
In 2024, securing APIs emerges as a critical task for CISOs, with 92% of organisations experiencing breaches due to increasing API adoption and sophisticated AI-powered hacking techniques.
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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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Data Privacy Day sees phishing risk surge – report
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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ransomware
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malware
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gdpr
Ahead of Data Privacy Day, PrivacyEngines stresses increasing threat of phishing, with a staggering number of global attacks in Q3 2022.
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CybeReady introduces new QR code phishing simulations
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
CybeReady has introduced QR Code Phishing Simulations to its training suite, to arm businesses against the rising trend of quishing.
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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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AI advancements being exploited for email cyberattacks
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
Cybercriminals are capitalising on the advancements in generative AI technology to conduct sophisticated email cyberattacks, says CISO of Abnormal Security.
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SendQuick achieves top security certifications, reinforcing user data protection
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
SendQuick earns ISO/IEC 27017:2015, ISO/IEC 27018:2019 and Cyber Trust Mark, bolstering user data security.
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Cybercrime threat escalation prompts vigilance for Black Friday shoppers
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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online shopping
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fraud
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cios
Alarming data shows cybercriminals escalating efforts to exploit Black Friday, with a 135% increase in fake retail sites.
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Threat actor targets developers with malicious Python packages
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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application security
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webcam
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cios
Python developers targeted by malware disguised as obfuscation tools, granting attackers full control over victims' systems.
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ConnectID brings digital identity solutions to Australian recruitment sector
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
ConnectID partners with Referoo, offering real-time, secure digital identity verification to the Australian recruitment sector.
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'UK's crucial infrastructure under major threat from cyber attacks' report reveals
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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power / energy
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russia
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cios
The National Cyber Security Centre's annual review reveals a sustained and significant cyber threat to the UK's crucial infrastructure.
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Malicious Python packages form serious security threat, Checkmarx study reveals
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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web development
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application security
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cybersecurity
Checkmarx study uncovers serious security risk posed by malicious Python packages used to hijack victim's computers.
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Group-IB warns of rising Android Trojan threat in APAC
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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smartphones
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endpoint protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
Group-IB warns of rising cyber threats in Asia-Pacific, with advanced Android Trojan GoldDigger targeting Vietnamese banking apps.
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archTIS product wins Policy Mgmt Solution of the Year award
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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microsoft
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cloud security
archTIS Limited's NC Protect earns Policy Management Solution of the Year at the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards.
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CMTG highlights IT threats during Cyber Security Awareness Month
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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malware
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encryption
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advanced persistent threat protection
Perth-based cyber security firm, CMTG, warns Australians of significant daily online threats amidst Security Awareness Month.