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Scality & Ingram Micro partner for market distribution of ARTESCA
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Scality boosts American market distribution of ARTESCA through strategic partnership with Ingram Micro, enhancing ransomware protection amid increasing need for cyber-resilient storage solutions.
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Illumio unveils AI enhancements for faster Zero Trust Segmentation adoption
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Illumio Inc. unveiled AI and automation enhancements, including an AI-powered labelling engine, to its platform aimed at streamlining companies' transition to Zero Trust Segmentation.
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KPMG UK gains prestigious NCSC cyber security provider status
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KPMG UK secures esteemed NCSC Cyber Incident Exercise Assured Provider status, endorsing its top-notch solutions in cyber incident readiness and response strategies.
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Understanding the key to boosting cybersecurity habits: Kaspersky study
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Understanding the severity of poor cyber hygiene drives people towards positive online behaviour, states a white paper by Kaspersky and the Singapore Institute of Technology.
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Absolute Security focuses on cyber resilience in company rebrand
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Absolute Security, previously known as Absolute Software, has rebranded to reflect its dedication to providing advanced cyber resilience solutions amid increasing digital threats.
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Most enterprise PCs ill-equipped for AI-induced security threats
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A staggering 92% of enterprise PCs lack sufficient RAM to support emerging AI technologies, introducing high-risk security issues, reports Absolute Security's Cyber Resilience Risk Index 2024.
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92% of global PCs ill-equipped for modern AI, warns Absolute Security
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Almost 92% of PCs worldwide fail to meet basic requirements for AI applications, revealing serious security and cyber resilience risks, says a report by Absolute Security.
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Commvault acquires Appranix to enhance global cyber resilience
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Commvault bolsters global cyber resilience with the acquisition of Appranix, aiming to help enterprises swiftly recover operational capacities post-outages or cyberattacks.
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Keepit appoints cybersecurity veteran Kim Larsen as new CISO
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Cybersecurity veteran Kim Larsen takes on Chief Information Security Officer role at SaaS data backup leader Keepit, expected to augment security advisory capabilities and service development.
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Rapid7 announces UK & Ireland winners of 2024 Partner Awards
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Rapid7 reveals Softcat, Integrity360 and Saepio Solutions as standout winners in its 2024 Partner Awards, lauding their proactive collaboration in enhancing customer cyber security.
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Fujitsu strengthens cyber security with new Australian, NZ division
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Fujitsu intensifies its battle against cybercrime in Australia and New Zealand by establishing a dedicated team of data security specialists, consolidating regional expertise and acquisitions like Enable and oobe.
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IBM strengthens cyber resilience alliance with Cohesity
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Cohesity bolsters its cyber resilience initiative with IBM, accelerating the development of data security capabilities across hybrid cloud environments, with IBM listed as a key investor.
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Cohesity collaborates with Intel to bolster AI-powered data security
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In a sector-first, Cohesity merges its acclaimed AI-powered data security, Fort Knox, with Intel's confidential computing capabilities to combat data threats in highly-regulated sectors.
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Half of UK businesses fall to cyber attacks despite bolstered defences
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50% of UK businesses fell victim to cybercrime in 2024, despite increased efforts in cybersecurity, with phishing being the leading attack method.
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Commvault appoints Ashley Baird as new VP & MD of Market Expansion
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Cloud industry veteran, Ashley Baird, has been appointed as Vice President and Managing Director of Market Expansion at data protection firm Commvault, charged with accelerating the company's growth in new markets.
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Darktrace shifts to proactive AI strategy to combat rising cyber threats
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In response to rising AI-driven cyber threats, Darktrace is repositioning to a platform-based strategy aimed at better equipping businesses to anticipate and counter these advanced cyber attacks.
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Software supply chain security: Finding the weakest link
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Security in the software supply chain stands on shaky ground, as reliance on prebuilt and open-source code leads to rampant vulnerabilities and 91% of firms report incidents within the last year.
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Japanese SMBs see AI benefits but fret over security
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Japanese SMBs express optimism about AI's potential to improve operational efficiency, according to Barracuda Networks.
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CrowdStrike & Rubrik unite to strengthen data security
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CrowdStrike and Rubrik unite in a pioneering data security initiative, leveraging AI and cloud technology to enhance threat detection, improve breach response and safeguard critical data.
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UK banks join Singapore's cyber scam defence programme launch
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In a united effort, SIM Academy, Singtel CSI, and UOB have launched Defence Against Cyber Scams, a programme aimed at increasing cyber resilience through prevention and combat strategies, with UOB's staff being its first beneficiaries.
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Rubrik urges shift from data backup to cyber resilience
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Chief Product Officer at Rubrik, Anneka Gupta, emphasises the need for a cyber resilience era, combining threat posture and recovery, to counter increasingly successful disruptions by malicious actors.
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The imperative to go beyond backup, by focusing on cyber resilience & AI
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This World Backup Day Cohesity calls for a focus on cyber resilience & AI amid rising cyber threats.
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Cyber threats prompt UK industries to prioritise cybersecurity
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Rising UK cyber threats spark industry action, as 76% of industrial firms report more frequent, disruptive attacks, pushing cybersecurity to the top of the agenda.
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Veritas upgrades Backup Exec to escalate cyber defence for Australian SMBs
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Veritas Technologies releases upgrades for its Backup Exec solution, offering added cyber-resilience features for small and medium-sized businesses amid a 14% increase in Aussie cybercrime.