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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.
Voter databases available on the dark web - report
A Carbon Black threat report has revealed that destructive cyberattacks are increasing ahead of 2018 US midterm elections.
SD-WAN deployments up, but networking and security challenges persist
The report, commissioned by Barracuda Networks, includes data from more than 900 respondents in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
Aus SMBs not concerned enough about data privacy - study
Half a year on from the introduction of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme (February 2018), many Australian SMBs are still not adequately prepared.
Exclusive: CrowdStrike’s roundup of threats so far in 2018
“Increasingly, we see criminal groups are also using the techniques and tradecraft that were typically the domain of nation states to break into companies.”
Organisations still can’t get access management right - One Identity
These and other findings paint a bleak picture of how many organisations approach IAM and PAM programs.
Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
Access to thousands of breached sites found on Russian underground market
A number of the available servers investigated by Flashpoint led analysts to conclude that most of the breaches are from either US, Russian, or German hosting services.
SD-WAN adoption growing, but MPLS is here to stay - report
The report represents 850 companies in five industries: manufacturing, healthcare, banking, financial services and insurance, healthcare, retail, technology.
Financial services breaches nearly triple in two years - Bitglass
“Financial organisations regularly handle sensitive, regulated data like home addresses, bank statements and Social Security numbers.”
Nearly 50% of businesses have yet to take control of password security - report
“Passwords continue to be a challenge to cybersecurity in the workplace, and attacks continue to grow in number and complexity every year.”
Exclusive interview: Gemalto’s channel strategy for A/NZ
Earlier this year, Gemalto appointed Tech Data as a distributor for its portfolio of SafeNet identity and data protection solutions in New Zealand.
New research reveals which employees are being targeted for why
Individual contributors and lower level management account for nearly two thirds (60%) of highly targeted attacks within an organisation.
Azure platform exploited the most for DDoS attacks – report
Research found a 35% increase DDoS attacks using public cloud server-based botnets from the previous 12 months.
Enterprise WLAN market still on the rise in Q2 2018
The combined consumer and enterprise WLAN market segments rose 1.9% year over year in the second quarter of 2018.
Report reveals 80% increase in email impersonation attacks
For every 50 emails inspected by email security solutions, there is one unstopped malicious link.
Why cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks
Crypto-jacking attempts are making the biggest impact so far this year.
APAC ahead of US and EMEA in AI security adoption - Osterman
Companies realise they need to improve the way they manage security and policy, and they also realise that automating workflows and processes is key.
Automation is causing an ICT job boom in Victoria
"The demand for digital skills in our economy is exploding."
APJ customers don’t really trust companies with their data - report
40% of APJ business executives surveyed admitted to selling consumer data.
Optical transport network equipment market declined in 2Q18 due to ZTE ban
“Now that the ZTE ban has been lifted, we think optical revenue from China will increase substantially in the second half of the year.”
A/NZ organisations are resetting their approach to collaboration technology
More than half of A/NZ employees consider work something they can do regardless of time or location.