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Surge in encrypted malware prompts warning about detection strategies
“If you are not decrypting and scanning your secure web connections, you are likely missing a large majority of malware,” the report states.
McAfee unveils new Microsoft Teams encryption update
The cybersecurity company says the enhancement lets employees use Teams as a collaboration platform, participate in conversations and share documents while ensuring customer data remains secure with encryption.
Malwarebytes launches VPN service that won't track users
Malwarebytes says that while the solution is only available for Windows, it will be coming soon to Mac, Android, Chrome, and iOS.
Juniper Networks extends connected security with two new updates
Juniper Networks has updated its connected security portfolio with encrypted traffic analysis for Juniper Advanced Threat Prevention (ATP) and SecIntel for the Mist platform wireless access.
How safe are our IoT devices?
Surely it is the duty of the manufacturers to make devices more secure at the point where they are produced, right?
Nintex adds enterprise-grade RPA capabilities
The company’s new RPA Central solution provides end-users with a centralised location to orchestrate, administer and secure RPA bots.
NordVPN launches password manager
Users can download user-friendly browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Brave, Edge, and Vivaldi.
NordVPN launches encryption tool, password manager to come
A free version of NordLocker is available which gives users 5GB of encrypted data, while premium users can encrypt unlimited amounts of data.
Exclusive: Aruba security VP on IoT security, encryption, and UEBA
Aruba security VP and chief technologist Jon Green shares his views on how the changing trends are affecting the way networks are secured.
IXUP embeds Five Safes framework in platform
The Five Safes framework provides five key data sharing principles across projects, people, setting, data and output.
Govts risk cyber attacks if they continue to demand encryption backdoors
Governments that flout encryption best practice and mandate the inclusion of backdoors into technology are putting their entire countries at risk, according to security professionals.
Cybersecurity companies bring advanced encryption and quantum tech to Aus
“This is an outstanding example of world leading Australian cyber security research and development being commercialised to our domestic market and demonstrating its importance to export markets.”
Symantec named Leader by Forrester for Data Security Portfolio
Symantec was recognised as a Leader based on current offering, strategy, and market presence with the highest overall ranking for current offerings.
NordVPN dives into password management
NordPass will remember and autosave all passwords, autofill online forms, and allow users to save private notes.
NordVPN announces new file encryption tool
NordLocker will be a file encryption app for macOS and Windows that will encrypt files stored on a computer or in the cloud.
Organisations putting stronger focus on data encryption – report
Cloud data protection requirements continue to drive encryption use, with encryption across both public and private cloud use cases growing over 2018 levels
Government-mandated encryption backdoors a dangerous game, says survey
'This is not rocket science; backdoors inevitably create vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors."
Slack doubles down on enterprise key management
EKM adds an extra layer of protection so customers can share conversations, files, and data while still meeting their own risk mitigation requirements.
Mozilla launches Firefox Send, an encrypted file transfer service
Mozille Firefox has launched a free encrypted file transfer service that allows people to securely share files from any web browser – not just Firefox.
Gemalto: A look at what’s in store for IoT security
Three predominant security tools emerged as the top methods Australian organisations are using to secure their IoT data/services/devices.
UK security startup Barac sets sights on America
“Malware hidden in encrypted traffic is one of the biggest threats organisations are facing today,” says new EVP global sales.
Cisco Talos releases PyLocky ransomware decryptor - but there's a catch
The free decryption tool for Windows users won’t work for everyone.
Encryption app to help travellers secure their devices
"One of the things we wanted to ensure is that when you say you cannot get your data, it is true."
Dr Ryan Ko steps down as head of Cybersecurity Researchers of Waikato
Dr Ko is off to Australia to become the University of Queensland’s UQ Cyber Security chair and director.