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Open source vulnerabilities will hamper the next generation of the web
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Open source flaws threaten to destabilise the development of new web innovations, such as Web 3.0 and the metaverse, according to a survey by global content management system provider, Forrit.
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BeyondTrust's 2024 report reveals top Microsoft vulnerabilities
4 days ago
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cloud services
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microsoft
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advanced persistent threat protection
BeyondTrust's 2024 Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report shows Elevation of Privilege (EoP) dominating the vulnerability class for a fourth year.
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BackBox introduces major update to Network Vulnerability Manager
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ransomware
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breach prevention
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security breaches
BackBox enhances network vulnerability management with an update to its Network Vulnerability Manager, allowing organisations to mark mitigated Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, thus refining their risk scores and optimising remediation efforts.
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LG Magna e-Powertrain earns TV Rheinland's CSMS certification
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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LG Magna e-Powertrain achieves global certification for its Cyber Security Management System, cementing compliance with impending UNECE WP.29 car cybersecurity regulations.
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LG Magna earns cybersecurity certification ahead of new regulations
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cybersecurity
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certification
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security vulnerabilities
LG Magna secures Cyber Security Management System certification ahead of new global regulations due July 2024.
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New study exposes flaw-riddled corporate web applications
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cloud services
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
Kaspersky study unveils that between 2021-2023, access control and data protection flaws were found in numerous corporate web applications.
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Australia's healthcare sector faces escalating cyber threat
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cybersecurity
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cybercriminals
Claroty research exposes a rise in cybersecurity vulnerabilities in Australia's healthcare sector, suggesting significant risks for hospitals and health clinics.
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Jamf report highlights poor cyber hygiene in organisations & individuals
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
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malware
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mobility
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40% of mobile users and 39% of organisations are vulnerable to cyber threats as they operate devices with known weaknesses, according to Jamf's annual Security 360 report.
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Hackuity achieves SOC 2 Type II compliance for data security
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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compliance
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data security
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security vulnerabilities
Hackuity, the RBVM company, attains SOC 2 Type II compliance, showcasing strong data security and compliance that uphold rigorous American standards, providing customers with enterprise-grade security assurance.
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Australian & NZ workers fear businesses are ill-equipped for cyber threats
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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phishing
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email security
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casb
Nearly half of Australian and New Zealand workers do not feel ready to combat cyberattack threats, with 43% fearing becoming scam or phishing victims at work, ELMO Software research reveals.
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Absolute Software offers 90-day free support amid Ivanti vulnerabilities
Mon, 5th Feb 2024
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
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ivanti
Absolute Software steps up amid Ivanti vulnerabilities, offering 90 days of free product licenses and support to potentially affected organisations for cyber resilience.
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Investment Association alerts UK investors of AI trading risks
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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cybersecurity
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cyber risk
UK's Investment Association cautions investors on relying solely on AI and trading bots for investments, noting the potential financial risks and cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
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UK businesses embrace multi-cloud environments, says OVHcloud report
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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security vulnerabilities
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cloud adoption
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agility
Amid growing usage, OVHcloud research reveals 62% of large UK organisations are implementing multi-cloud environments, with 64% predicting an increase over the next two years.
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Sternum & ChargePoint secure Home Flex against IoT vulnerabilities
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
In a bid to combat IoT vulnerabilities, security firm Sternum collaborates with ChargePoint to enhance the protection of ChargePoint Home Flex, following the uncovering of significant security flaws.
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SecurityBridge rated a top source for SAP vulnerability discoveries
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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it infrastructure
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security vulnerabilities
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sap
SecurityBridge's Research Lab is lauded by SAP's Security Response Team as a leading source for detecting software issues. This recognises a key role in fortifying international SAP security infrastructure.
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Less than 1% vulnerabilities pose highest risk in 2023, finds Qualys
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
Less than 1% of security vulnerabilities created the highest risks to businesses in 2023, with 97 high-risk vulnerabilities exploited undetected, says Qualys Threat Research Unit report.
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Australia's cybersecurity plans overlooked smart home devices, expert warns
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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power / energy
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renewable energy
Cybersecurity expert Leon Poggioli believes Australia's proposed cybersecurity law reforms need to pay more heed to smart home devices like solar inverters, crucial for grid stability.
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Report highlights growing cyber vulnerabilities, CISO Darren Humphries comments
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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report
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qualys
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security vulnerabilities
Critical cyber vulnerabilities are soaring, with 74% of firms struggling to swiftly patch holes, warns Darren Humphries, CISO at technology services provider, Acora.
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Semgrep and HackerOne unite to improve code security reviews
Fri, 12th Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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security vulnerabilities
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context
In response to rising cyber threats, Semgrep and HackerOne's PullRequest aim to streamline early vulnerability detection and testing in software development through a new collaborative initiative.
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Software security strains under supply chain complexity, Slim.AI reveals
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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ai
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
Over 40% of firms struggle to tackle vulnerabilities in the rising complexity of software supply chains, despite sizeable resource allocation, says Slim.AI's recent Container Report.
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Beware the lasting legacy of the Log4j vulnerability
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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application security
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open source
Efforts to mitigate the Log4j vulnerability involve updating to patched versions of Log4j, but the process continues to be complex.
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Australian firms boost AI investments for business operations, survey finds
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Australian companies are significantly increasing AI investments to ramp up productivity and outpace competitors, a Dynatrace survey reveals.
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DerScanner introduces Supply Chain Security to protect third-party code elements
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
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cios
DerScanner adds Supply Chain Security feature to verify third-party code, combating rising threats amid increasing open-source software cyberattacks.
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The pressing need for self-healing apps and network resilience
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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data protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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compliance
Alarming new data reveals significant vulnerabilities that, if ignored, could lead to catastrophic consequences for enterprises.