Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Cyble sweeps the Global InfoSec Awards 2022 with wins in 8 categories

Cyble, the Y Combinator-backed cyber threat intelligence firm, is proud to announce that it has been named a winner in 8 categories of the 10th Annual Global InfoSec Awards by Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine.

Cloud data breaches and cloud complexity on the rise finds Thales

The 2022 Thales Cloud Security Report, conducted by 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, reports that 45% of businesses have experienced a cloud-based data breach or failed audit in the past 12 months, up 5% from the previous year1, raising even greater concerns regarding to protecting sensitive data from cybercriminals.

Forescout to acquire Cysiv and offer clients data-powered threat detection

Forescout Technologies, Inc., an automated cybersecurity organisation, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cysiv, a cybersecurity innovator that uses its cloud platform to improve detection and response of true threats. With this acquisition, Forescout Technologies will leverage Cysiv’s threat detection engine to analyze a wealth of asset and network communications data automatically collected by Forescout’s platform.

Forescout wins five Global InfoSec Awards at RSA Conference 2022

Forescout, an automated cybersecurity firm, is proud to announce it has won the following awards from Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), an electronic information security magazine: Hot Company Industrial Cybersecurity, Publisher's Choice Internet of Things (IoT) Security, Most Comprehensive Zero Trust, Publisher's Choice Cybersecurity Research, Publisher's Choice Healthcare IoT Security.

Nearly half of all security leaders optimistic they won’t be breached

Illumio, Inc., the Zero Trust Segmentation firm, released The Zero Trust Impact Report, the first on perspectives of Zero Trust strategies and the business impact of Segmentation tech. Conducted by The Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), which surveyed 1,000 IT and security professionals in eight countries, the report discovered that 47% of security leaders do not believe they will be breached despite sophisticated and frequent attacks, broad adoption of Zero Trust tech, and the proven business and security impact of Zero Trust Segmentation, which isolates machines across the hybrid attack surface to stop breaches from spreading.

Workforce shortage impacts 85% of organisations’ cybersecurity posture

Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), conducted new research into the talent shortage afflicting the cybersecurity industry. Among the key findings, 85% of those surveyed believe the workforce shortage is impacting their organisations’ abilities to secure increasingly complex information systems and networks. Of the current workforce, 30% plan to change professions in the future.  

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.

Landmark decision sees RI Advice found guilty of breaching obligations

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The Federal Court has found RI Advice, an Australian Financial Services licensee, guilty of breaching its license obligations to act efficiently and fairly when it failed to have the appropriate cyber risk management systems to effectively manage its cybersecurity risks. 

Why Australian small businesses need the cloud to truly feel secure

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There’s no denying the benefits that the shift towards hybrid work has provided since the pandemic began. Workers have been allowed to take Zoom meetings from the comfort of their own homes while wearing pyjamas if they really want to, using their laptops and mobile devices to communicate with co-workers in the office or from their own homes if they want.

With cybercrime on the rapid rise, eclipse.xdr safeguards your business

If you’re operating in the global economy, you’ll be aware of reports that cybercrime is on the rise. There has been a 600% increase in cybercrime since the start of the pandemic. In most cases, attackers rarely pay attention to the size of an end-user organisation, and while targeted attacks that pay bigger dividends are on the increase, the current sophistication and proliferation of cyber-attacks mean that all companies are facing increasing levels of risk.