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1/4 of email attacks result in employee termination - survey
IT decision makers indicate that 82% of boards are concerned about email fraud but only 40% of organisations have full visibility into them.
Not a Bitcoin owner? You're still fair game for a cryptomining attack
Check Point has released a 'cryptomining 101' document that details how cybercriminals hack into devices to steal their CPU power for illicit mining.
Expert explains fighting cloud’s ‘biggest security risk’ – the user
Routed's director says while cloud providers are responsible for securing the cloud, only the organisation can secure how they use it.
NZ businesses finally ready for cybersecurity upgrade
Kiwi businesses have cybersecurity high on the agenda but are unsure how to go about it, according to a report by Microsoft and Marsh.
ASEAN-Australia codeathon brings innovation to the fight against cybercrime
“It was incredible to see such a diverse group of people from different industries and nations come together to collaborate."
Singapore PM highlights need for cybersecurity & smart cities at ASEAN conference
“In this case jointly to be able to work together to interoperate and to share approaches and have compatible ways of doing things."
Cybercriminals laundering $200b in ill-gotten gains – here’s how
A new report from Bromium has landed with a number of startling findings, including the confirmation of a bustling cybercrime laundry market.
New report finds race to the cloud in EMEA outpacing cybersecurity
The relentless rush to cloud adoption is coming at the detriment to cybersecurity with some countries in EMEA worse than others.
Sophos unveils new phishing attack simulation solution
The new solution from Sophos allows organisations to run trial phishing 'attacks' on employees to see who is most susceptible and offer training.
New study details how easy it is for hackers to steal your data
It’s no secret that web browsers store a substantial amount of sensitive information about their users - hackers are taking advantage of this.
NHS staff breaking data security policies every day with WhatsApp
The 'unsustainable' issue of NHS staff using consumer instant messaging services is actually much bigger than has been previously reported.
RSA Security director dissects identity & access management industry
As well as emerging technologies, Steve spoke about the future, the implications of GDPR, & strategies that businesses can use to overcome challenges.
NZ company launches new security service tailored to NZ businesses
The managed service from Advantage provides enterprise-class products from a number of major vendors that would usually be unaffordable for SMBs.
Musk says AI 'more dangerous than nukes' - expert stays optimistic
Elon Musk spoke at SXSW and used examples of AI's rapid advancements to show why it ‘scares the hell’ out of him - Kolochenko remains optimistic.
New research finds China tampering with public vulnerability data
Recorded Future believes China has been altering public vulnerability data to allow the Ministry of State Security to play with it first.
Why the NBD means privileged access is more important than ever
There is an easy way to make sure that your organisation is still protected under the NBD - privileged access management.
New rapid voice cloning tech could spell end for voice authentication
Baidu unveiled a new system that can clone your voice using just 3.7 seconds of audio, a scary thought in the era of voice biometric authentication.
Interview: A chat with SolarWinds' Destiny Bertucci and how she discovered IT security
International Women’s Day may have passed, but there’s no reason why society shouldn’t keep up that recognition every day of the year.
Engineer says Emirates is virtually handing customer data to hackers
After the allegations about Emirates' customer data policies emerged, High-Tech Bridge ran a test on the site's security - with interesting results.
PlexNet teams with NETSCOUT to sell DDoS mitigation to Australian market
NETSCOUT has made headway into the Australian DDoS security market after scoring a reseller agreement with local partner PlexNet.
Why urgent action is needed to protect privacy in cyberspace
Joseph Cannataci, who is exploring avenues for protecting cyberspace privacy, said it was both urgent and essential for countries to act together.
Blueliv makes plea for cybercrime intelligence sharing across industries
With malware continually evolving, Blueliv says it's crucial that the 'good guys' begin to collaborate in the fight against cybercrime.
REPORT: Ransomware decreasing in quantity but increasing in potency
A new report from SonicWall has shed light on the current threat landscape with the company recording an astonishing 9.32b malware attacks in 2017.
GDPR is imminent but 69% of businesses can’t secure customer data
GDPR is looming (May 25) over the heads of IT staff throughout Europe and beyond but this survey found data is still not being managed properly.