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40% of businesses sacked staff due to breach of security during COVID
"The reality is the weakest link in any organisation continues to be the human element."
'Immature' firms struggling to manage credential compromise
It’s highly likely that a data breach will involve some kind of privileged credential abuse but it’s still one security issue that is being overlooked by many organizations.
Mega users affected by credential stuffing attack; 15,000 affected
Users of file sharing website Mega have been tripped up in a credential stuffing attack.
Companies caught between crooks and compliance - Centrify
“The challenge that faces companies is they have to defend against cyberattacks while also having to comply with multiple regulations."
Centrify and Vectra Corp bring identity platform to A/NZ
Centrify senior director APAC sales says that Vectra had the experience and expertise to open new doors for the Centrify security platform in A/NZ.
Now's the time for Aussie firms to review their security, say vendors
Australians simply aren’t prepared for the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme, even just with less than two weeks to go before the scheme takes effect.
BREAKING: Uber tried to sweep data breach of 57m people under the rug
In October last year hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber and it has only just emerged now.
Experts share their opinions on Uber breach - some supportive, some scathing
A number of experts have come forward to share their opinions on the huge Uber breach affecting 57m people that was kept under wraps for a year.
Seven ways identity and access management can take the edge off data risk
"A breach can wipe out company value, as we saw it with Yahoo!’s acquisition price devaluation of $350 million after its data breaches. "
Cloudera boosts big data capabilities for cybersecurity
Cloudera, Centrify, StreamSets and Arcadia Data to work on speeding up deployment on Cloudera’s cybersecurity hub.
ACSC Threat Report highlights real-world effects of cyber attacks
he organisation says that amongst all the usual security culprits, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have set new records.
Australia's cybersecurity is 'undermined' by skills shortage
Cybersecurity is being undermined by the ongoing skills shortage and Australia will need at least 11,000 new security employees to keep up.
Aus study finds data breaches slice 5% from share prices
Australian organisations hit by a data breach may see their share prices drop as much as 5% and take months to recover from the incident.
HBO breach: Centrify says ‘winter is coming’ for passwords
HBO’s soft underbelly was laid bare to the world after hackers stole 1.5 TB of data from its systems - Centrify says passwords' days are limited.
Cybersecurity firm Centrify hits 'major sales milestone'
Cybersecurity firm Centrify has hit what it calls a ‘major milestone’ across the 2016-2017 financial year by achieving US$100 million in sales.
Centrify warns hospitality industry is weak against data breaches
The alert from Centrify come as the Sabre Corp data breach continues to claim victims around the world, with Trump Hotels the latest announced.
Centrify targets local admin access on Macs through latest identity management update
Macs in the enterprise are prone to careless administrative account maintenance and passwords are being shared further than they should be.
81% of passwords are hacked: Time to step up the authentication game
Passwords alone are not enough to prevent hacks, according to Centrify.
Centrify expands mobile security offerings across ANZ
Centrify has expanded its ANZ suite of mobile security offerings, and the company says both Windows and Apple-based devices can now get in on the fun.
Centrify harnesses machine learning for user access protection
Centrify has today launched its new analytics service to the ANZ region, which provides another solution to stop breaches in real time.
Last-minute online Xmas shopping poses security risks
“A disturbing find is that one in eight respondents say they would accept discounts and special offers from retailers in exchange for their password."
Centrify recognised for cloud computing security excellence
“CIS secures and manages access to cloud apps, on-premises apps and mobile devices via single sign-on and multi-factor authentication."
Hemisphere Technologies snaps up Centrify agency
Centrify has signed Hemisphere Technologies as its first ANZ wide distributor in a deal the distie says adds ‘great value’ for its channel partners.
No magic bullets for defeating cyber threats
“Cyber risk is present at every level in every company from the break room to the boardroom."