Thursday, August 18, 2022

Business email compromise attacks are on the rise globally finds study

There’s an astounding 84% increase in business email compromise attacks, according to the latest Email Threat Report, which compares half-yearly statistics. The findings of the Email Threat Report should be particularly alarming to organizations that use email services as their main means of internal communication or correspondence with their partners and clients.

CyberCX buys Tracer and Consegna cloud firms, consolidates ANZ market

CyberCX, ANZ’s cyber security services firm, with a workforce of over 1,000 across the trans-Tasman, has strengthened its position as a market leader for cloud security and solutions, with the acquisition of cloud specialist firms Tracer Cloud and Consegna Cloud.

F5 expands protection services for Australia and New Zealand clients

After findings revealed Australia and New Zealand to have been the target of more than 50 million distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks between July and September 2021 alone, F5 has expanded its local DDoS protection services with the launch of two scrubbing centres to provide customers with real-time local protection, support, and expertise.

Forescout’s CyberMDX wins 2022 Fortress Cyber Security Award

The Business Intelligence Group announced that CyberMDX, a Forescout firm, has won the 2022 Fortress Cyber Security Awards in the Leadership category. The industry awards program sought to identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that are working to keep our data and electronic assets safe among a growing threat from hackers.

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.