Growth in cyber attacks boosts global demand for endpoint security

Rise in the volume of cyber threats is contributing to endpoint security needs. The changing landscape and significant surge in cyber threats have contributed to the high demand for endpoint security solutions globally, finds Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis. Endpoint security is the practice of using host-based software products to…

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VMware security opportunity

Designing malware customised for manufacturing infrastructure. “Industrial Control Systems and the manufacturing sector are at the epicentre of a cyber insurgency. Dealing with the disruptions of labour shortages, manufacturers have implemented automation technologies and artificial intelligence to help bring more agility. But while the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) brings…

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Multiple vulnerabilities present in F5 products

F5 released a security advisory relating to multiple Critical and High rated CVE’s. Update Multiple Critical and High-risk vulnerabilities exist in certain versions of F5 products. As of 10 May 2022, the ACSC is aware of malicious cyber actors actively exploiting vulnerable versions of F5 products in Australia and globally.…

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Adopting an enhanced cyber security posture

There are no specific or credible cyber threats to Australian organisations currently. Context Following the attack on Ukraine, there is a heightened cyber threat environment globally, and the risk of cyber-attacks on Australian networks, either directly or inadvertently, has increased. While the ACSC has no specific intelligence relating to a…

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Asia/Pacific CEOs are now engaged in cybersecurity interactions

There are many infrastructural issues across people and processes. 69 per cent of CEOs are now engaged in cybersecurity interactions either weekly (37.2) or bi-weekly (31.5 per cent), supporting the ongoing importance of cybersecurity to the business. However, complexity, legacy, and ill-defined roles and responsibilities still hamper more effective approaches…

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Ukraine says it thwarted Russian cyberattack on electricity grid

The hackers had struck in two waves. Ukraine said on Tuesday it had thwarted an attempt by Russian hackers last week to damage its electricity grid with a cyberattack. “This is a military hacking team,” said government spokesman Victor Zhora. “Their aim was to disable a number of facilities, including…

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Coca-Cola Euro pacific partners Indonesia Taps 8×8 CPaaS

Deploys 8×8 SMS API to ensure mobile app security . Coca-Cola Europacific Partners or CCEP Indonesia, as one of the leading consumer goods companies in the world, operates eight manufacturing facilities in Indonesia, selling and distributing seven categories of non-alcoholic beverage brands to serve more than 450,000 large and small retail…

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Cities must invest in the right smart city initiatives

Cities need to prepare early for the challenges of the future. As a result of infrastructure headaches caused by the pandemic and increased urbanization, cities must invest in the right smart city initiatives to become resilient to these challenges, finds GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that 5G,…

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Akamai Data reveals increase in cyber attacks

15 per cent increase in malicious botnet attacks in China during the Lunar New Year. Akamai Technologies, Inc., the world’s most trusted solution to power and protect digital experiences, released today new data detailing the prevalence of malicious botnet attacks during the holiday season in Asia. That data found a 15…

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Three mandates for legal and compliance leaders

Three areas should frame the legal & compliance response. Legal and compliance leaders should consider their response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the context of three critical areas, according to Gartner, Inc. “The pressure for companies to take a firm stance on social issues has been building across…

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