Risk news stories
Identity and Access Management
The post-pandemic workforce requires secure IAM capabilities
HID Global discusses what identity and access management means for organisations in today's convoluted digital world.
Data backup plans inadequate, data still at risk - study
The Apricorn 2022 Global IT Security Survey revealed that while the majority organisations have data backup plans in place, data for many are at risk.
Over 3/4 of organisations think they'll be breached in 2022
"As remote working and digital infrastructure threats persist, organisations should adopt a platform-based approach to optimise security."
Dataminr adds advanced capabilities to risk solution
Dataminr Pulse is designed to deliver the earliest indication of critical risks, and its new workflow capabilities were create help enterprises manage risk.
The call is coming from inside the house
Security and privacy breaches are accelerating, and the external forces we have been applying to slow the rate are hardly making an impact.
IriusRisk launches OTM Standard to transform threat modelling
The OTM Standard, released as part of version 4.1 of the IriusRisk product, is an agnostic way of describing a threat model in a simple format.
Physical security industry leaders embrace new tech - study
The report looks at how the role of physical security continued to evolve in 2021 as organisations adapted to changing conditions.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams -The top 5 intangible asset risks
Today, we welcome back EverEdge CEO Paul Adams to talk to us about the top 5 risks to an enterprises most important assets.
KnowBe4 identifies email and SMS security risks for APAC
"The obvious first issue with this is that if APAC office workers are unable to identify scam emails and SMS messages then they are at significant risk."
Qualys Context XDR launched to rapidly identify threats
Incident response and threat hunting teams need an accurate picture of their attack surface to maintain an effective security program, Qualys states.
MITRE and DTEX Systems partner to raise risk awareness and improve cyber defence
Under a non-exclusive licensing agreement, MITRE and DTEX will conduct collaborative research and deliver MITRE Inside-R Protect as a set of data-driven, community-oriented service offerings.
Business Intelligence / BI
CyberRes launches Galaxy, brings cyber threat intelligence to security execs
CyberRes Galaxy enables cyber professionals to gain visibility into pressing threats to their business and helps organisations secure their value chains so they can focus on driving business growth, the company states.
Risk and reward: Report reveals what risks businesses should look out for in 2022
A new report by RiskBusiness Services Limited has revealed various challenges and opportunities that businesses could face in 2022 while also exploring new horizons for financial services firms.
NormCyber delivers cyber and data protection with latest release
“Midsized companies face complex security threats and increasingly onerous compliance requirements but rarely do they have the in-house resources to manage all of this themselves; this is exactly where smartbloc. comes in."
Australian Government orgs failing to manage cyber risk, report finds
The report shows the risk profile of local government organisations is unlikely to materially improve in 2022, as the threat environment continues to deteriorate.
An exclusive look at the NZ NCSC cyber crime report
Documenting the activities of New Zealand government agencies for the tax-paying public ensures one consumes a range of essential, if largely indigestible, reading matter.
CTOs see human error, ransomware and phishing as biggest security threats
Despite the inexorable rise of ransomware in the last couple of years, the biggest security concern in the minds of CTOs remains the potential impact of human error.
Ransomware grows 1,070%, organisations struggle to secure operations
Two-thirds of organisations have been the target of at least one ransomware attack, and the majority are more concerned of a ransomware attack than any other cyber threat.
Opportunities for business and IT collaboration in managing enterprise risk - SolarWinds
Nearly every industry was confronted with the acceleration of high-level cybersecurity breaches, highlighting the potential risk of incomplete security policies and procedures.
Police using algorithms 'a huge problem' for biases, researcher says
A researcher is worried the proliferation of crime-fighting computer algorithms will only make ingrained police bias against Māori worse.
NZTech calls for Govt to fund cybersecurity education as risk ramps up
NZTech says it's time for the Government to put funding into educating Kiwis about how to avoid being a victim of cyber crime, just as it does for road safety.
One Identity reaches out to SolarWinds customers following breach
According to the company, this free assessment seeks to help organisations navigate through times of uncertainty as attacks continue to grow in sophistication and complexity across the broad range of identity-centric risks.
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks advances attack surface management with Expanse
"By integrating Expanse's attack surface management capabilities into Cortex after closing, we will be able to offer the first solution that combines the outside view of an organisation's attack surface with an inside view to proactively address all security threats."
Interview: Forcepoint explains how to better respond to data risk
What is the current state of play in terms of data risk from both a broad business perspective and specialist SOCs/security teams?