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I-Soon suffers data breach revealing state hacking activities
Last week
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breach prevention
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data breach
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threat intelligence
A significant data leak at Chinese private security firm I-Soon has exposed the company's alleged hacking activities.
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Parliament cyber summit highlights AI threat to national security
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ransomware
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ai
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threat intelligence
Cyber-plans to tackle escalating AI threats to national security spotlighted at Parliament Street think tank's summit.
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Akamai extends its segmentation solution to hybrid cloud environments
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devops
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hybrid cloud
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cloud services
Akamai Technologies expands its Akamai Guardicore Segmentation solution to reduce threats in hybrid cloud environments, initially focusing on Microsoft Azure deployments.
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Trend Micro dismantles major ransomware group LockBit
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Trend Micro collaborates with global law enforcement agents to disrupt major ransomware group, LockBit, responsible for a quarter of 2023's ransomware leaks amounting to billions of dollars.
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Kaspersky study: 40% of firms face shortage in cybersecurity hiring
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firewall
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it training
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network security
Over 40% of firms face a crippling lack of qualified cybersecurity professionals, contributing to heightened security risks, a new global study by Kaspersky exposes.
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Akamai extends Guardicore Segmentation to hybrid cloud environments
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devops
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hybrid cloud
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microsoft
Akamai Technologies is set to enhance cloud security by extending Guardicore Segmentation to hybrid cloud environments, reducing attack opportunities and improving visibility into application behaviour.
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Technical debt hindering digital transition in EMEA, says Red Hat survey
Last week
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firewall
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hybrid cloud
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cloud services
Red Hat's Global Tech Trends survey reveals technical debt as the main barrier to digital transformation in EMEA, further exacerbated by notable talent gaps and cloud tech concerns.
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Sophos launches 24/7 operational support to MSPs, partners
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firewall
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managed services
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network security
Sophos has unveiled its Partner Care programme, a new expansion to provide 24/7 operational support and non-sales related assistance to partners.
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Vectra AI & Gigamon partner for hybrid cloud security solution
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cloud services
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devops
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public cloud
Vectra AI and Gigamon partner to offer AI-driven extended detection and response (XDR) for large enterprises across hybrid cloud environments, enhancing observability and threat detection.
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January sees three-year high in ransomware attacks across the globe
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ai
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ncc group
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financial institutions
Despite a 27% drop from December 2023, January 2024 saw a three-year high in ransomware attacks, reflecting a year-on-year rise. NCC Group's analysis shows Lockbit remains the top perpetrator.
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Cybersecurity report reveals 75% spike in cloud attacks
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ai security
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crowdstrike
CrowdStrike's 2024 Global Threat Report unveils a 75% spike in successful cloud attacks along with a worrying rise in the speed and stealthiness of cybercrimes.
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Proaxiom launches ASD-compliant cybersecurity for SMBs & MSPs
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soc
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Proaxiom Australia launches a Microsoft technology-based cybersecurity solution for SMBs and MSPs, providing Essential Eight compliance, cyber insurance readiness, and continuous assistance from a Security Operations Centre.
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Web threats in Singapore down 5.9%, says Kaspersky report
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
Kaspersky reveals a 5.9% decrease in web-based threats detected for Singapore in 2023, the third annual drop, despite growing complexity and user attacks, which surged to 30.7%.
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Recorded Future rolls out AI tech to combat global threats
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
Recorded Future, the world's largest intelligence firm, unveils its pioneering AI technology designed to fight global threats. The 'Intelligence Graph' has been gathering and analysing threat data for a decade, upgrading it into actionable insights.
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Armis acquires CTCI, forms AI-powered cybersecurity powerhouse
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ml
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dark web
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ai
Armis acquires AI threat intelligence firm, CTCI, boosting its forecast abilities and creating a powerful new Global Threat Intelligence Service.
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'Artificial Inflation of Traffic' scams skyrocket in 2023
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cloud services
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ai
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threat intelligence
A Swedish report exposes a disturbing surge in Artificial Inflation of Traffic (AIT) fraud, with 20 billion fraudulent SMS messages costing organisations a total of $1.16 billion in 2023.
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Rise in Valentine's Day scamming on dating apps, warns Cequence Security
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai
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threat intelligence
This Valentine's Day, Cequence Security's alarming research reveals an increase in scamming activity on dating apps, with fraudsters posing as romantic prospects to exploit users financially.
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Kylie Watson becomes DXC Technology's Head of Security for ANZ
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compliance
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cybersecurity
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ibm
DXC Technology has chosen Kylie Watson, a seasoned cybersecurity specialist, as the Security Head for Australia and New Zealand, poised to empower their clients against intensifying cyber threats.
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Sophos named Leader in midsize business security by IDC
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firewall
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data protection
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encryption
Sophos soars to Leader status in the IDC MarketScape report for modern endpoint security aimed at midsize businesses.
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BlueVoyant warns of rising cyber threats beyond IT perimeters
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email security
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dark web
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cybersecurity
BlueVoyant's second report on external cyber defence trends highlights emerging risks beyond IT perimeters, including AI's role in intensifying cyber attacks.
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BlueVoyant report details rising AI-enabled cybercrime trends
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dark web
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phishing
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email security
New report by cybersecurity firm BlueVoyant identifies worrying advances in cyber threats and urges increased business vigilance. The emerging trends include AI-aided phishing and online ad exploitation.
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Singapore's local cyber threats spike by 52.9% in 2023, reveals Kaspersky
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big data
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bi
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ml
Cyber threats originating from Singaporean servers soared by 52.9% in 2023, with over 17 million incidents detected, as indicated by recent Kaspersky data.
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Sean Muirhead named Chief Product Officer at Logpoint
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firewall
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siem
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network security
Cybersecurity veteran, Sean Muirhead, joins London-based powerbrand, Logpoint, as CPO, bringing his broad industry and product development expertise to strengthen Logpoint's product strategy and market initiatives.
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SentinelOne boosts AI-powered threat-hunting with new WatchTower features
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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threat intelligence
SentinelOne boosts its AI-enabled WatchTower threat-hunting services with new features, helping businesses combat increasingly complex cyber attacks with machine speed effectiveness.