Thursday, September 29, 2022

SolarWinds announces IT Pro Day 2022 Award winners, survey findings

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SolarWinds, a provider of simple, powerful, and secure IT management software, unveils the results of its new survey examining the state of the technology job market amid industry-wide labour shortages and hiring challenges. Released to coincide with the eighth-annual IT Pro Day holiday, the survey found despite a potential economic downturn, over two-thirds of tech and IT professionals surveyed said they’re completely confident in their career choices.

The endless journey to zero-trust: How to thrive amidst rising threats

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With cyberattacks on the rise around the globe and IT systems becoming more complex, zero-trust has become a hot topic within the technology space. However, zero-trust is not new and has been a continuation of a principle that’s been around for years. To better understand why more business leaders are looking into zero-trust as a secure backup solution, let’s explore the history, challenges and why such projects are never really over.

Businesses are still losing mission-critical company data, finds Arcserve

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Arcserve, the experienced provider of backup, recovery and immutable storage solutions for unified data resilience against ransomware and disasters, announced key findings from its annual independent study that showed the loss of critical data continues to disrupt businesses and remain an issue for firms. In the study of experiences and attitudes of IT decision makers (ITDMs), 76% of respondents reported a severe loss of critical data in their organisation.

Chief Financial Officers are ignoring cyber risk worth millions of dollars

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Kroll, the provider of risk and financial advisory solutions, announced its report Cyber Risk and CFOs: Over-Confidence is Costly which found chief financial officers to be woefully in the dark regarding cyber security, despite confidence in their firm’s ability to react to an incident. The report, commissioned by Kroll and conducted by StudioID of Industry Dive, exposed three key themes among the 180 senior finance executives surveyed worldwide

One potential intrusion is Identified every seven minutes, finds study

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CrowdStrike, an in cloud-delivered protection of endpoints, cloud workloads, identity and data, has announced the release of the fourth annual CrowdStrike Falcon OverWatch threat hunting report: Nowhere to Hide: 2022 Falcon OverWatch Threat Hunting Report. 

Cybersecurity firm Trellix hires Luke Power as ANZ Managing Director

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Trellix, the cybersecurity firm delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), has announced Luke Power’s appointment to Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. With 20 years of experience in the tech sector, Luke will help champion the firm’s growth across the region and commitment to cementing itself as the leader in XDR.

The threats firms face today are more evasive than they were two years ago

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Despite Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance improving significantly in 2020, the cybersecurity threats firms face are more evasive than they were even two years ago, the 2022 Verizon Payment Security Report (2022 PSR) reveals. As firms prepare to implement PCI DSS v4.0, the 2022 PSR provides insights to pivot and adapt to the new Standard. Verizon's logical approach to the strategic management of complex compliance challenges appears to be making a positive difference for businesses.

Malicious cybercriminals on the rise: Why your business could be at risk

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Telstra’s outgoing boss, Andy Penn, has put cybersecurity firmly back on the news agenda during his exit speech from the telecommunications firm. During his speech, Penn named Australia an ‘attractive and active target for malicious actors and cybercriminals.’ Penn said that in the last 12 months, Telstra has intercepted more than 1 million malicious emails and 200 million scam calls, and is blocking more than 1500 scam text messages every minute.

Images of City2Surf spectators are landing in vast biometric engines

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When Australians attend the event and their photos are taken and uploaded into Sportograf’s biometric registration system. Each of the photos is subjected to a facial recognition system that maps their faces. This is the start of the issue, as people may not be aware that their images are being placed into a system that is easily accessible by so many other people.

Cybersecurity firm Trellix hires Kim Anstett as Chief Information Officer

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Trellix, the cybersecurity firm delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), announced Kim Anstett has joined Trellix as Chief Information Officer. Anstett leads Trellix’s information and tech systems organisation and joins the Executive Leadership Team (ELT). With over 25 years industry experience, Anstett was most recently Executive Vice President and CTO at Iron Mountain leading teams across product development and innovation. Prior, she was CIO at Nielsen, focused on customer value and increased cybersecurity outcomes.