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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.
University of Waikato scores 'InfoSec milestone' as NZ's first (ISC)² training provider
“The University of Waikato will be the first (ISC)² OTP in New Zealand, which will be a milestone for the information security community here."
Exclusive: Is cybersecurity losing because it’s too profit-focused?
“Given their pay is never guaranteed, cybercriminals are outperforming the 'good guys' in many particular aspects only because they are 'hungry'."
Expert: Farce involving Russia’s US elections breach needs resolving
Multiple US officials have announced the intelligence community had evidence that states had been compromised by Russia but didn't tell anyone.
See ya, APAC - Carbon Black's former VP heads for Palo Alto
Carbon Black sends APAC rep off to Palo Alto as new Americas field sales senior vice president.
Unwanted cybercrime awards: Russia tops ‘dark web medals’ table
RepKnight published an 'alternative olympics' medal table that details the countries that feature most heavily on the dark web - infographic included.
New partnership offers secure credentials-storage solution
Pronto Software and Forticode have partnered to create a more secure solution to credential storage to allay data breach regulation concerns.
Singapore Cybersecurity Awards celebrate top cyber talent
“I am delighted to say that this Cybersecurity Awards and Gala Dinner is the fruit which could materialise only because of strong collaborations."
Cisco report finds AI & machine learning still hot topics in cybersecurity
AI & machine learning in cybersecurity prove to be hot topics amongst security professionals and they’re looking to spend more on those tools.
WhiteHawk hires top cyber talent to develop online security marketplace
“Growing our team & deepening the knowledge and expertise housed at WhiteHawk was a top priority for me when raising funds through a public offering."
Are UK councils prioritising data collection over security?
A slamming report found 1 in 4 UK councils experienced a security breach in the last 5 years and more than half didn't even report the incident.
Mandatory data breach law comes into force THIS Thursday - are you ready?
Despite the imminent law with crippling fines that affects almost every significant sized AU business, a Canon study has found 3 in 5 are unaware.
INTERVIEW: What Google’s decision to distrust Symantec certificates means
Last year Chrome announced a formal plan to remove trust from Symantec-issued certificates - Venafi's Walter Goulet discusses the implications.
INTERVIEW: Kao Data celebrates new London data centre and chairman
After launching a data centre campus in London and hiring a new chairman, we spoke to Kao's COO about some of the technical aspects of the facility.
Signapore's Certis Cisco makes play for Australian market through SNP Security buyout
Singapore’s largest aviation security firm Certis Cisco has purchased Australian firm SNP Security for an undisclosed amount.
Dimension Data Australia welcomes new director of cybersecurity
The company has appointed former Ernst & Young cybersecurity partner John Karabin, who will take over as Dimension Data’s director of cybersecurity.
EU companies least prepared for GDPR with just 26% fully compliant
Despite the low level of compliance, Forrester Research says these numbers are in fact 'encouraging' for a number of reasons.
Wavelink expecting expansion of Fortinet security business in 2018
The company reports that - from a zero base - security now represents around 30% of Wavelink’s Fortinet revenues
Huge increase in email-borne attacks requires new thinking
More than 205 billion emails are sent and received every day with that number increasing every year - something hackers are keenly aware of.
New malicious search engine trawls AWS servers for sensitive data
As if it wasn’t easy enough already, the lives for hackers has just been made a lot easier with a tool that lays bare AWS S3 servers.
Gartner provides 7 steps for dealing with Spectre and Meltdown
No doubt you’ve heard of Spectre and Meltdown before, given security researchers are calling them ‘catastrophic’ - here's Gartner's advice.
New advisory platform finds 41m PDFs part of a cyberattack in last 3 months
Barracuda announced the availability of its new platform that provides advanced threat trends in real time - along with some shocking findings.