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Human error is the top cyber threat, according to CTOs
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Human error is regarded as the most significant cyber threat by 59% of Chief Technology Officers, despite high adoption of security measures.
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Rise in 'quishing' attacks exploits growth in QR code usage
3 days ago
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cloud services
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With the rise of QR code usage, a new form of phishing attack dubbed 'quishing' has surged, with cyber criminals exploiting the codes to steal personal data, warns Yubico's solutions architect, Josh Cigna.
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Beyond Identity unveils Device360 for advanced device security
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Beyond Identity has launched Device360, a unique tool revolutionising continuous device security management and authentication.
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Exclusive: Tenable highlights the importance of a company's attack surface
3 days ago
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Tenable's SVP of Product, Jason Merrick, emphasises the criticality of comprehensive cyber attack surface understanding amid accelerating digital transformations and increasing cyber threats.
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DoubleVerify launches tiered brand suitability categories for MFA content
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DoubleVerify launches nuanced, AI-powered brand suitability categories to optimise ad campaign performance, providing sites with a refined analysis for online MFA content management.
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Cisco unveils Identity Intelligence to bolster AI-driven security
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cloud services
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Cisco introduces Identity Intelligence, marking a significant step towards an integrated, AI-driven, cross-domain security platform.
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QR code attacks surge on C-Suite executives, reveals Abnormal Security report
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Cybercriminals are increasingly employing quishing attacks, utilising malicious QR codes to target high-ranking officials and smaller businesses, reveals AI-native cloud email security platform, Abnormal Security.
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Cybersecurity alert for UK businesses on Safer Internet Day
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On Safer Internet Day, Evolve Business Group underscores the importance of robust online security for businesses.
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Safer Internet Day: call to action from Ping Identity's chief architect
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Patrick Harding, Chief Product Architect at Ping Identity, emphasises the importance of user-friendly, secure authentication methods like MFA and passwordless identification on Safer Internet Day, amidst rising cyber threats.
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Exposure management: a strategic ally in essential eight cybersecurity resilience
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In response to the increasing sophistication of cyber threats, the Australian Signals Directorate has revised its Essential Eight Maturity Model (E8MM), incorporating exposure management to proactively identify and prioritise risks, aiding businesses in effectively defending against cyber attacks.
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Change Your Password Day: Embracing stronger cybersecurity across Australia
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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On Change Your Password Day, Australians are encouraged to bolster their digital security by adopting longer, unique passphrases and using multi-factor authentication.
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MOAB: a massive compilation of old data leaks, warns expert
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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MOAB, a giant compilation of historical data breaches totalling 26bn records, poses significant cybersecurity risk, warns Blackpoint Cyber's Threat Intelligence Director.
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Data Privacy Day: Experts call for essential adaptation in AI era
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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Ahead of Data Privacy Day, tech experts voice concerns about increasing data privacy challenges and cyber threats spurred by advanced AI.
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Rise in cybercrime attacks against Industrial IoT sparks alarm
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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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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Synology boosts hybrid working in Malaysia with NAS server upgrades
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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Synology has rolled out new features for its NAS servers, bolstering data safety and productivity with new enhancements.
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AI-driven cyberattacks and defences to create a battle of algorithms in 2024
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
In 2024, it’s clear that cybersecurity will remain a top priority for organisations and governments worldwide.
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Data Privacy Day sees phishing risk surge – report
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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Ahead of Data Privacy Day, PrivacyEngines stresses increasing threat of phishing, with a staggering number of global attacks in Q3 2022.
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Rise in Drainer-as-a-Service attacks lead to high-profile breaches
Fri, 19th Jan 2024
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The rise in Drainer-as-a-Service (DaaS) cyber crimes indicates growing threats to social media accounts and cryptocurrency safety, including high-profile breaches.
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Australians lose trust in online banking amid identity theft fears
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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digital banking
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ping identity
A recent survey reveals growing distrust among Australians towards online banking security, with 65% of respondents expressing apprehension over identity theft risk.
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SentinelLabs exposes FBot malware targeting cloud, payment services
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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cloud services
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saas
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public cloud
SentinelLabs details FBot, a distinct Python-based malware tool, focused on cloud and payment services. Unlike peers, FBot doesn't use Androxgh0st code.
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Kaspersky forecasts increased cyber threats for APAC
Fri, 12th Jan 2024
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Kaspersky's cyber threat forecast for 2024 asserts escalating digitalisation and political tensions in the APAC region.
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Okta set to acquire Spera Security in enhancement of identity threat detection
Sat, 30th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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Identity security giant, Okta, gears up to acquire 2022-born Spera Security, set to boost its identity threat detection capabilities and enrich its customer base with advanced technology.
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Australia aims to become global cybersecurity leader by 2030
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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Australia intensifies its cybersecurity measures with ambitions of becoming a global frontrunner in digital protection initiatives by 2030.
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UK internet users at risk due to password duplication
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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online security
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online services
Nearly 40% of UK internet users risk data breaches by using identical passwords for multiple accounts, according to Yubico.