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Cybersecurity
Trend Micro launches security platform with host of partners
Trend Micro has announced the launch of Trend Micro One, a unified cybersecurity platform with a growing list of ecosystem technology partners.
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Viatek
Viatek Technology achieves notable security certifications
The certifications confirm the company adheres to the latest Information Security Management System for data, info systems and computer networks.
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Cybersecurity
Software development companies hit hard by cyber crime
Research carried out by cyber crime experts FoxTech has revealed that among the worst industries at risk of cybersecurity breaches are computer software development companies.
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NCC Group
NCC Group saves businesses from third-party vendor fallout
With Replicate & Recover, organisations can protect their business-critical assets against third-party vendor disruption and ensure that they can get back up and running quickly.
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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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IT Risk
SMEs face growing security risks thanks to remote working
“Our research has found that remote working is exposing SMEs to additional risk of compromise and some businesses are being forced to leave infrastructure unmonitored."
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Privileged Access Management / PAM
Transcription technology can be a serious ally in the struggle for compliance
Spoken words form a huge part of the intelligence and evidence captured by an insurer, yet data suggests that globally, as little as 15% of transcripts are digitised.
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IT Risk
Enterprise still failing to prepare for risk despite events of the last 12 months
More than 70% of enterprises lack the technology to detect unexpected events that may negatively impact their business, according to a new study.
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IT Risk
Netacea launches global partner programme to bring bot mitigation to more
The programme will see Netacea work with providers that are looking to offer a more complete security solution, with the partner acting as referrer while Netacea provides the technology and works directly with the customer to implement the solution.
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Cybersecurity
Organisations continue to get hit hard by cyber attacks
Trend Micro published survey findings revealing 23% of global organisations suffered seven or more attacks infiltrating their networks or systems over the past 12 months.
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Data Protection
In the sprint towards digital transformation, don’t neglect your data
Three tips to locate, secure, and understand dispersed corporate data.
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Gartner
Gartner: Security leaders must balance risk, trust and opportunity
Security and risk leaders must focus on balancing risk, trust and opportunity to help maintain the ability of their organisations to function.
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IT Risk
Why risk managers are looking hard at technology risks
"Regardless of your scale of operations, it’s best to have a risk management strategy that not only anticipates but also mitigates potential problems that could disrupt your business."
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Cybersecurity
Using risk mitigation to protect your business from cybersecurity threats
Embracing digitisation comes with the promise of better service delivery, more in-depth data analytics, and efficient data handling practices. Sadly though, it also comes with the risk of cybersecurity threats. 
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Cybersecurity
Investment in Digital Trust crucial for Australian economy, study finds
Digital Trust is playing an increasingly important role in the Australian economy, both in terms of enabling more investment and jobs, and reducing the risk of disruption to businesses around the country.
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IT Risk
SecOps NZ snaps up Prima Solutions, extends risk management services
SecOps NZ has acquired risk management specialist Prima Solutions, and as a result has boosted the company’s information security risk and assurance management practice.
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Internet of Things
Top 10 riskiest IoT devices for enterprises, according to Forescout
IoT devices can become attack vectors for hackers to gain access to enterprise networks, and recent Forescout research shows businesses need to be aware of this and put adequate security measures in place.
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IT Automation
Cloud tech developing faster than businesses can manage, FireMon finds
Public and hybrid cloud infrastructure environment is growing in complexity, and lacks automation and a lack of resources to effectively respond to demands.
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Data breach
Cloud security planning – here’s to a safer future
Discussion is likely to focus on cloud security, with IT professionals asking themselves: How did we cope with the threat situation last year?
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Data
Data dispersal growing risk for enterprises, report finds
“As organisations around Australia quickly move toward cloud environments, data is no longer tied to enterprise networks. The dispersion of data fragments visibility and control, hereby, opening doors to security vulnerabilities."
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Cybersecurity
New research highlights third party risks facing organisations
modern risk management must account for ongoing changes in third-party relationships and mitigate risks in an iterative way — that is, on a continual basis, rather than at specified intervals."
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Endpoint Protection
Bitdefender advances endpoint security solution for SecOps teams
“Rather than rely on a pure prevention or pure detection/response model, the most secure organisations will weave in strong prevention and speedy detection/response with integrated risk analytics.”
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Cybersecurity
Combat converged IT and OT security risks - Forescout
At specific risk are healthcare organisations, manufacturers, energy providers, and any business where building management technology is part of the IT network.
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IT Risk
Cybersecurity measures aren’t enough to stem the wave of breaches
Cybersecurity measures aren’t enough to stem the wave of breaches