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LockBit ransomware gang dismantled by global task force
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cybersecurity
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asia pacific
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data encryption
The notorious LockBit ransomware gang, linked to over £120m in extortion and impacting 2000+ victims globally, has been dismantled by an international task force led by the UK and US.
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Simplifying the security challenge of operating in multi-cloud
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Overcoming the challenging complexity of multi-cloud operations requires an innovative approach to security focusing on cloud, clusters, containers, customer data and code, commonly referred to as the '5 C’s'.
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Rise in cybercrime attacks against Industrial IoT sparks alarm
Last month
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firewall
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encryption
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network security
Cybercrime threats have doubled against industrial companies that have integrated the Industrial Internet of Things.
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Data security taking centre stage in Australia's real estate digital transformation
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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document management
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data protection
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digital transformation
Data security becomes a key priority amid the digital transformation of Australia's real estate industry, to counter cyber threats.
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Logpoint confirms data security commitment following SOC 2 Type II audit
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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cloud services
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bi
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saas
Logpoint fortifies pledge to protect customer data after passing the stringent System and Organisation Control 2 Type II audit.
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Fivetran strengthens Microsoft alliance with new data lake integrations
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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microsoft
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digital transformation
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encryption
Fivetran bolsters alliance with Microsoft, launching new integrations with Microsoft Fabric and adding data lake destinations.
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SpeQtral & SPTel to construct Singapore's first quantum-safe network
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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data protection
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network infrastructure
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cloud services
SpeQtral and SPTel to forge Singapore's first nationwide quantum-safe network, bolstering security using quantum cryptography.
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Telecom firms' 3G phase-out faces security challenges, says Thales report
Fri, 10th Nov 2023
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storage
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encryption
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cloud security
Security threats pose significant challenges to the 3G phase-out plans by leading telecom companies in Australia and New Zealand, says Thales.
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CMTG highlights IT threats during Cyber Security Awareness Month
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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malware
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encryption
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advanced persistent threat protection
Perth-based cyber security firm, CMTG, warns Australians of significant daily online threats amidst Security Awareness Month.
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How plaintext visibility eliminates blind spots across virtual, cloud and containers
Tue, 26th Sep 2023
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cloud services
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encryption
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breach prevention
Encryption is nearly ubiquitous in today’s networks, delivering on the ‘C’ of the CIA triad (confidentiality) by frustrating the theft of meaningful data.
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Thales introduces CipherTrust Cloud Key Management in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Tue, 19th Sep 2023
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encryption
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cybersecurity
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data encryption
Thales launches its CipherTrust Cloud Key Management solution in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, aiding data sovereignty and compliance objectives.
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Appian completes the Infosec Registered Assessors Program
Tue, 4th Apr 2023
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paas
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data protection
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encryption
Appian completes IRAP assessment to help Australian Government automate critical processes, deliver enhanced monitoring and end-to-end data encryption.
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QuSecure partners with DataBridge Sites to showcase platform
Thu, 16th Jun 2022
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colocation
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encryption
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partner programmes
QuSecure has partnered with DataBridge Sites to showcase its Quantum-as-a-Service (QaaS) orchestration platform, QuProtect.
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New report finds Australia lagging behind with encryption strategies
Mon, 13th Jun 2022
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cloud services
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encryption
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data encryption
Australia falls behind global average in enterprise-wide encryption strategies, according to new study by Entrust.
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Australian organisations turn to encryption to protect data - Entrust report
Tue, 18th May 2021
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encryption
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data encryption
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entrust
The most common types of encrypted data include intellectual property, employee and HR data, payment-related data, and customer information.
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Entrust acquires HyTrust, with aim to improve data encryption solutions
Mon, 18th Jan 2021
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data protection
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encryption
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multi-cloud
Entrust has acquired data encryption provider HyTrust, bolstering its digital security solutions and accelerating its customers' digital transformations.
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McAfee unveils new Microsoft Teams encryption update
Fri, 24th Apr 2020
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voip
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contact centre
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microsoft
McAfee boosts Microsoft Teams security with enhanced encryption, safeguarding remote collaboration.
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NordVPN announces new file encryption tool
Thu, 30th May 2019
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vpn
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encryption
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data encryption
NordLocker will be a file encryption app for macOS and Windows that will encrypt files stored on a computer or in the cloud.
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Organisations putting stronger focus on data encryption – report
Tue, 2nd Apr 2019
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private cloud
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encryption
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compliance
Cloud data protection requirements continue to drive encryption use, with encryption across both public and private cloud use cases growing over 2018 levels.
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Interxion releases Key Guardian to secure the keys to the castle
Wed, 27th Jun 2018
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colocation
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storage
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encryption
Interxion has released an encryption key management service that works to simplify data protection across private, hybrid & multi-cloud environments.
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ESET-DESlock acquisition pays off in data encryption test
Fri, 31st Mar 2017
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malware
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encryption
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data encryption
ESET's encryption solution named best for SMBs by AV-Comparatives, highlighting growing importance of data security.
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Shhhh Facebook messenger has a secret
Mon, 11th Jul 2016
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encryption
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cybersecurity
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facebook
Facebook Messenger is testing one-to-one secret conversations with end-to-end encryption, to provide additional privacy for sensitive information.
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Privacy, regulations and data breaches fuel demand for encryption services
Wed, 29th Jun 2016
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encryption
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data encryption
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thales
Thales' 2016 Encryption Application Trends Study found the financial services, healthcare, technology & software industries main users of encryption.
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Data discussions daunt digital disruption
Thu, 12th May 2016
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iot
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encryption
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data encryption
Over the last few weeks, there have been several items in the news that mark an increasing trend about data ownership and usage.