Tuesday, July 5, 2022

KnowBe4 appoints Financial Executive ace Robert Reich as CFO

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced that new Chief Financial Officer Bob Reich has stepped into his role, replacing former CFO Krish Venkataraman who will transition to the KnowBe4 Board of Directors. Reich brings more than 25 years of leading transformative value creation strategies with extensive business and financial management expertise to his new role. He has held senior positions with a number of leading public and private equity sponsored companies.

Unit4 appoints Tom Ascroft as their Chief Information Security Officer

Unit4, a leader in enterprise cloud software for people-centric organisations has announced the successful appointment of Tom Ascroft as their new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Tom is accountable for Unit4’s Cyber Security, identifying emerging security threats and developing strategies, policies, overarching controls and their security culture that are pivotal to mitigating them.

IoT and its current issues of safety

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We use the Internet for many things. Our household objects relate with each other thanks to IoT technology; however, that poses risks. We will tell you about the current security issues which should concern us all. If you’ve been hip to the latest tech trends, you will know what devices are becoming incredibly capable of.

BlackBerry delivers a Microsoft 365 secure modern authentication

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BlackBerry has enhanced the integration of its Unified Endpoint Manager and Microsoft 365. Enterprises, regardless of size have been facilitated towards benefiting from BlackBerry’s leadership in security while using Microsoft’s advanced productivity products.

Verizon expands capabilities in automation with Equinix collaboration

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Verizon Business is expanding its Software-Defined Interconnect (SDI) solution, enabling global enterprise and public sector clients to connect their MPLS and ethernet private networks to hundreds of cloud, infrastructure and service providers with automated, same-day connectivity.

Cybercriminals acquire $100 billion annually from financial institutions

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According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), financial institutions lose around $100 billion annually to cybercrime – a staggering 9% of banks’ net income globally.

GoDaddy finds Australian SMBs unprepared for cyber security threats

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Many Australian small businesses lack the understanding and protection systems to effectively handle a cyber-attack, according to new research released by GoDaddy Inc.

Onapsis appoints Simon Naylor as VP APAC to further Asia Pacific growth

Onapsis, a cybersecurity and compliance firm, announced the appointment of Simon Naylor as Vice President, APAC. Naylor will be responsible for driving business growth in Asia Pacific. Naylor has more than 30 years’ experience leading sales for high tech solutions in Asia Pacific and a strong track record for rapidly growing revenues. Most recently he served as Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan at Brightcove, and before that he helped build the organizations in the Asia Pacific region for Extreme Networks and Riverbed Technology.

Forescout’s Vedere Labs reveals first proof-of-concept of IoT ransomware

Forescout’s Vedere Labs launched research titled R4IoT (Ransomware for IoT), a proof-of-concept study showing how ransomware can exploit IoT devices for access and lateral movement to IT and OT assets, with the intention to cause disruption to business operations.

Demand for developer-centric security fuels Secure Code Warrior’s growth

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Global secure coding company Secure Code Warrior has announced the signing of its 400th customer and strong business performance in response to an increased demand for security-aware and security-skilled developers across all industries worldwide.