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Blue Prism
Blue Prism Desktop uses IA to defend against vulnerabilities
SS&C Blue Prism Desktop aims to help protect businesses against vulnerabilities, using a combination of security measures and intelligent automation tech.
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Ransomware
Shopping for cyber insurance? Six questions to ask before calling the insurer
The cyber threat landscape has always been worrisome, but today these concerns are heightened given an anticipated uptick in cyber-attacks from bad actors.
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Endpoint detection and response / EDR
Qualys steps into future of EDR with latest release
Qualys has launched Multi-Vector EDR 2.0 with additional threat-hunting and risk mitigation capabilities, designed to improve alert prioritisation.
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Cybersecurity
Forescout launches Continuum Platform to better manage risk
"In addition to automating cybersecurity actions, Forescout is the only solution that delivers visibility and automation across all types of assets."
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Compliance
MetricStream announces new product for improved GRC
MetricStream has announced a new product to simplify the ability to navigate the rapidly growing importance of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC).
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Open source
Free security training from the Open Source Security Foundation
A free training course on developing secure software from the Open Source Security Foundation is now available.
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Cybercrime
Why cyber risk management should be top priority in 2022
Has your leadership team spent much of the past two years in firefighting mode, responding to the issues that COVID has created? Join the club.
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Ransomware
Gartner's top cybersecurity and risk management trends for 2022
Gartner highlights seven critical trends that security and risk management leaders should address in 2022 and beyond.
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Cybersecurity
Cyber attack on insurer highlights need for better security
AXA is just one of the insurance and financial services companies targeted recently by cybercriminals, and there is a pressing need in this sector to tighten security controls.
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Ransomware
APAC organisations forking out millions due to ransomware
“Our research shows that critical infrastructure security is at a pivotal juncture, where threats are proliferating and evolving, but there’s also a growing collective interest and desire in protecting our most essential systems."
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Cybersecurity
Advantage hires new senior cyber security engineer
Advantage has employed the services of Dr Bryce Antony in response to the increasing demand for cybersecurity mitigation strategies.
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Compliance
The shape of risk management in 2022: Cyber risk quantification, ESG, and operational resilience
MetricStream outlines several trends and predictions on risk management that enterprises should watch on in 2022.
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Skillsoft
Skillsoft finds IT salaries rose 10% in APAC during 2021
Skillsoft has released its latest annual report exploring skills gaps, training and development, compensation, and job satisfaction in the IT industry. 
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Cyber Threats
Report: Organisations must be proactive, not reactive when it comes to security
"Organisations need to shift mindsets, adopt a managed risk, not an IT-based approach. Security operations needs to be data-driven and predictive where continuous threat modelling runs at its core."
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Remote Working
Managing risk through better information management
The recent coronavirus pandemic has thrown a spotlight onto the need for effective risk management and planning.
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Risk management
AttackIQ launches security validation service for better visibility and control
"We launched AttackIQ Vanguard to democratise advanced cybersecurity control validation and close the gap left by ad hoc testing approaches, so customers have greater visibility into the effectiveness of their security.”
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Trend Micro
Trend Micro puts zero trust theory into practice with latest launch
“This new solution adds further telemetry and visibility of connections across the entire IT environment to truly inform SOC teams. This is true zero trust theory put into product form.”
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Risk management
DIA accused of being soft on vendor who delivered faulty software
Intelligence systems meant to back up investigations into identity fraud, money laundering and other threats became so degraded at the Department of Internal Affairs that most staff avoided using them.
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Risk management
NZ business at risk of innovation decline without proper investment
Planned technology investments will focus on security and risk management and building out data and analytics capabilities.
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SureCloud
SureCloud adds continuous monitoring to GRC solutions
"Our new continuous monitoring capabilities provide always-on visibility of control effectiveness and the ability to take decisive action when that effectiveness changes.”
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Trend Micro
Trend Micro looks to ease confusion and power zero trust security strategies
"Trend Micro is uniquely positioned to provide critical insight into identity and device health with its comprehensive XDR and visibility into email risk, which is foundational for building a successful zero trust strategy.”
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Digital Transformation
Risk management frameworks key to resiliency for banks, survey finds
The survey reveals the 'true north' nature of banks’ risk technology capabilities in navigating uncertainty, and states risk management leaders are seizing the competitive edge.
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Tesserent
Pure Security & 6clicks take security risk management platform to market
“We are leading by example through our adoption of 6clicks, not just in Pure Security, but across the Tesserent group."
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Manufacturing
Manufacturing CFOs optimistic due to economic recovery, resilience and reshoring
There is strong evidence that manufacturing industry CFOs are looking beyond the current health crisis to see how their organisations can establish a sustainable recovery by building resilience and taking advantage of the push for reshoring.