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Security and mobility app adoption increasing - Okta
The fastest-of-the-fastest growing apps focus on identity-driven security, indicating that companies are taking Zero Trust seriously.
Email fraud increased by 476% in last year - Proofpoint
As these threats continue to grow in volume and sophistication, it is imperative that organisations implement a people-centric security approach.
Expert comment: Latest NDB report shows Aus is being targeted
The OIAC received 262 notifications in the three months, the highest number since the commencement of the NDB scheme.
Why a long-term view on digital transformation is more important than ever
“As the stewards of an organisation’s long-term value, the board must look beyond the immediate future."
Compliance requirements driving better data management - 451 Research
90% of respondents in a 451 Research report say they will significantly increase investment in DataOps technologies this year.
Silicon photonics market to grow 23.4% in next six years
According to a recent report, the market for silicon photonics is being boosted by the growth of data centres, especially throughout APAC.
Ribbon named market share leader for session border controllers
According to IHS Markit, Ribbon has managed to see strong market share improvement in the growing enterprise session border controller market.
First commercial 5G core expected in 2020
According to a recent Wireless Packet Core Market report, the CAGR is projected to continue to grow at 3%, with 5G just on the horizon.
Proofpoint: Social engineering and credential stuffing attacks up in 2018
More organisations were affected by all types of social engineering attacks (phishing, spear phishing, sms phishing, voice phishing, and USB drops) year-over-year.
OT attacks and cryptominers on the rise – Skybox
Skybox Security’s 2019 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report analyzes what shaped the threat landscape over 2018 and what it means for the year ahead.
Carbon Black releases 2019 global threat report
The report found that a new breed of cyberattacks (seemingly fuelled by geopolitical tension) is emerging.
Malwarebytes reveals APAC countries most targeted by malware
The report identifies increases in backdoors, cryptocurrency miners, and the use of exploits against their endpoints.
Cybercrime could cost companies US$5.2tril over next five years – survey
New research from Accenture found that only 30% of organisations are very confident in internet security.
Malware downloader on the rise in Check Point’s latest Threat Index
Organisations continue to be targeted by cryptominers, despite an overall drop in value across all cryptocurrencies in 2018.
2018 sees 1,500% increase in coinmining malware - report
This issue will only continue to grow as IoT forms the foundation of connected devices and smart city grids.
Mac malware on WatchGuard’s top ten list for first time
The report is based on data from active WatchGuard Firebox unified threat management appliances and covers the major malware campaigns.
SailPoint releases first identity annual report
SailPoint’s research found that many organisations are lacking maturity in their governance processes over identities.
Businesses too slow on attack detection – CrowdStrike
The 2018 CrowdStrike Services Cyber Intrusion Casebook reveals IR strategies, lessons learned, and trends derived from more than 200 cases.
Cyber attacks develop complexity, target Windows sysad tools - report
The report explores changes in the threat landscape over the past year, uncovering trends and how they are expected to impact cybersecurity in 2019.
Aus organisations need to lock down on data security
Where nearly 3 in 5 organisations (56%) routinely encrypted employee and HR data in 2016, this has further dropped to around 2 in 5 organisations (44%) this year.
Companies swamped by critical vulnerabilities – Tenable
Research has found enterprises identify 870 unique vulnerabilities on internal systems every day, on average, with over 100 of them being critical.
Universities seeing rise in DDoS attacks
Overall, between July and September, DDoS botnets attacked targets in 82 countries.
2018’s worst malware revealed in report
Webroot has highlighted the top cyberattacks of 2018 in its latest Nastiest Malware list, which showcases the malware and attack payloads that have been most detrimental to organisations.
Security experts comment on latest OIAC report
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been notified of 245 data breaches affecting personal information between July and September 2018.