Wednesday, December 7, 2022

XDR provider Trellix appoints Sam Henderson to lead APJ Channel

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Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), appointed Sam Henderson as Managing Director, of Channels and Alliances for Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). Based in Singapore, Henderson will play an integral part in overseeing the region following a new unified partner program, Trellix Xtend, to be rolling out in 2023. 

Firms mismanaging cyberattacks risk failing their customers and losing trust

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The latest customer data breaches have exposed brand inadequacies in understanding how to deal with cyberattacks and the required levels of customer engagement and communication to support clients through the crisis. If you make a hack job of a hack job you risk destroying any sense of customer loyalty, trust and confidence in the brand.

Synopsys expands channel partner strategy program into the ANZ market

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Synopsys, Inc. announces its strategic expansion into the Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) market through the Synopsys Partner Program within the Synopsys Software Integrity Group. The Synopsys Software Integrity Group helps development teams build secure, high-quality software, minimizing risks while maximizing speed and productivity.

Forescout opens new Singapore HQ and India customer support hub

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Forescout Technologies Inc., the global automated cybersecurity company, announced the creation of a new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore as well as a new support center in Pune, India, which will serve both global customer support and regional operations. While Singapore has become a central hub and model of good cyber hygiene for other countries in the region, countries like India and South Asia are also investing heavily in cybersecurity as the region continues to see unprecedented levels of threats in recent years.

GitLab’s solution helps secure firms’ end-to-end software supply chains

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GitLab Inc., provider of The One DevOps Platform, announced enhancements to its Security and Governance solution which enables firms to integrate security and compliance in every step of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and secure their software supply chain. GitLab’s 2022 Global DevSecOps Survey found that security was the highest priority investment area for organisations, with 57% of security professionals surveyed stating that their organisations have already shifted security left or plan to this year.

SecurityScorecard announces cyber intelligence powering new solutions

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SecurityScorecard, the cybersecurity ratings firm, announced the launch of two cyber threat intelligence solutions to deliver an unrivaled view of organizations’ global cyber risk exposure. These new offerings, Attack Surface Intelligence (ASI) and Cyber Risk Intelligence (CRI), provide security teams with contextual intelligence, summarized views, and enriched remediations that are understandable and actionable from practitioner to the board room.

How identity security is solving a problem as old as the internet

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Recent high profile data breaches have showed that Australian businesses must have cyber security measures in place to protect themselves from emerging threats. In fact, this year, the Australian Cyber Security Centre issued an alert encouraging Australian organisations to urgently adopt an enhanced cybersecurity posture due to an increased risk of cyber attacks.

CrowdStrike and EY renewed alliance offers cloud security and observability

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CrowdStrike (Nasdaq: CRWD), a player in cloud-delivered protection of endpoints, cloud workloads, identity and data, and Ernst & Young LLP (EY US), a renowned organization in cyber risk consulting services, has announced an expanded relationship to deliver Cloud Security and Observability services globally, powered by the CrowdStrike Falcon platform.

The top cyber attacks still scaring us this Halloween and how to stop them

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One of the scariest things we may see this Halloween is the notification: We regret to inform you that your credentials have been compromised. This nightmare is reality for many people hit by a data breach attack. This past year alone, we have witnessed numerous attacks affecting millions of Aussies. You have seen the headlines; from the data breach at Starbucks Singapore to Optus, Australia's largest mobile operator (owned by Singtel) were targeted.

Cybersecurity company OpenText reveals the nastiest malware of 2022

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OpenText™ recently announced the Nastiest Malware of 2022, a ranking of the year’s biggest cyber threats. For the fifth year running, OpenText Security Solutions’ threat intelligence experts combed through the data, analysed different behaviours, and determined which malicious payloads are the nastiest. Emotet regained its place at the top, reminding the world that while affiliates may be taken down, the masterminds are resilient.