Saturday, December 3, 2022

5G will bring a data tsunami to Australian SMEs. Can your data management system...

SMEs are looking forward to boosting productivity that will come with 5G's increased speed and bandwidth. But how will they handle the flood of data?

Secure Code Warrior to inspire real-life cyber defence at championship

Organisations like Allianz, Atlassian, Contrast Security, Datacom and Sonatype will compete in gamified coding challenges to identify, locate and fix code errors against the clock.

Australia’s Haventec raises $11M in funding and launches US expansion

Haventec, the Sydney-based award-wining cyber security company founded in 2015, has secured $11M in capital and launched their expansion into the US market after tremendous demand for their passwordless authentication and data storage solutions. Macquarie Group and Future Now Capital led the raise which will predominantly fund Haventec’s growth plans in the financial services, government and health sectors handling sensitive data.

DoubleVerify exposes ViperBot, a new international fraud scheme

DoubleVerify, (NYSE: DV), a software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced the discovery of ViperBot, a sophisticated advertising fraud scheme that attempts to steal over $8 million each month in ad spend across two of the industry’s most in-demand channels: connected television (CTV) and mobile video. Through ViperBot, fraudsters strip the code that verifies ad impressions and then conceal and redirect this code through real devices to hide the fraudulent activity in an attempt to go undetected.

Forescout casts Forescout Frontline to help companies tackle ransomware

Forescout Technologies, an industry player in automated cybersecurity, announced the launch of Forescout Frontline, a new threat hunting service utilising a team of highly-trained cybersecurity analysts to support cybersecurity teams by proactively identifying risks, enabling accelerated incident response, and maturing security posture.

Trellix appoints curated industry ace Vicki Batka to lead APJ business

Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), has appointed tech veteran, Vicki Batka, as Senior Vice President for APJ Sales. Vicki Batka joins Trellix with over 35 years’ industry experience, having held multiple leadership roles at Network Associates (later McAfee), CA Technologies, VMWare, SAP and most recently, at Cisco as Vice President of Partner Sales in Asia Pacific, Japan and China.

Forescout and First Health Advisory to help firms mitigate cyber risks

Forescout Technologies, the automated cybersecurity firm, announced a new healthcare cybersecurity partnership with First Health Advisory, a healthcare IT risk management firm. The partnership creates an innovative approach to connected asset risk management by automating the technical data collection, mitigation and risk reduction measures for a healthcare organization’s entire network that encompasses IT, IoT, OT, and IoMT assets.

Plan B taps VAST DATA to protect its NZ data centres from ransomware

VAST Data, the data platform company for the AI-powered world, announced its high-capacity, all-flash platform was selected by Plan B to ensure its data centres remain operational regardless of a cyber attack, data loss or security and networking issues. Plan B, a New Zealand-based firm specialising in ICT and business continuity, manages data centres for medium to large businesses and enterprises. It provides high-performance, and cost-effective hybrid cloud and cloud object storage to other cloud service providers (CSPs) and integrators, including some of the largest Microsoft cloud partners in New Zealand.
CyberArk leads Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Mgt.

CyberArk named a leader in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management

With privileged access management as its foundation, CyberArk’s Identity Security strategy delivers innovative solutions that support customers’ ability to navigate dynamic and often unpredictable business environments, while maximising existing resources and protecting against emerging cyber threats.

Tricentis study reveals how investing in testing transformation adds value

Tricentis, the continuous testing platform for modern cloud and enterprise applications has published “Modernize Testing to Accelerate Your Business,” a study exploring the priorities of companies that have made great strides along their testing transformation journeys.