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Veritas: The time has come to address COVID-19 related security gaps
"With the challenges wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Australian businesses were right to prioritise the shift to remote working. Now though, the time has come to take action and redress the balance.”
Ransomware, crypto scams & brute-forced passwords: Highlights from CERT NZ's Q2 report
The number of cybersecurity incidents in the second quarter of 2021 has risen to more than 1,350, accounting for $3.9 million in direct financial losses.
Financial services organisations spend over $2.62 million on ransomware recovery
Mid-sized financial services organisations in Asia Pacific and Japan spent more than US$2.62 million on average recovering from ransomware attacks.
Rise in cyberattacks, ransomware during COVID-19 boosts IT security skills
Increased security challenges during the pandemic offered IT teams a unique opportunity to build their cybersecurity expertise.
Constant threat of ransomware causing data protection headaches
Organisations are facing several data protection challenges driven by the constant threat of ransomware and the consumption of emerging technologies.
Ransomware shows why we need a bipartisan federal cybersecurity policy
Ransomware is the wake-up call, but the main event is quantum computing. We need to be ready, writes Senetas CEO and Votiro director Andrew Wilson.
Commvault launches new ransomware services to better protect customers
"We believe that by offering strategic protection plans, we can support customers at any stage of a ransomware attack - and do our best to help prevent it altogether with Commvault Protection Review."
Dell Technologies and HCL to deliver advanced cyber recovery to protect against ransomware
Organisations continue to grapple with an unprecedented wave of ransomware attacks that cause security and data recovery challenges.
Infamous criminal ransomware group REvil is back
"The fact their sites are back online means they are, again, ready for business and have targets in mind."
Ransomware has increased tenfold in one year, FortiGuard Labs finds
“We are seeing an increase in effective and destructive cyber attacks affecting thousands of organisations in a single incident creating an important inflection point for the war on cyber crime."
The importance of patching - ransomware attackers gain access in under a minute
According to Sophos threat researchers, Conti ransomware is currently incredibly active due to the dissolution of DarkSide, REvil and Avaddon.
Threefold increase in targeted ransomware attacks in 2021
"It is crucial for organisations to be proactive about their resilience."
More than 13 million malware events targeted Linux-based cloud environments in first half 2021
Trend Micro has released new research on the state of Linux security in the first half of 2021.
Tenfold increase in ransomware - reports
Public and private sector actions are gaining momentum in disrupting cybercrime supply chains.
IT execs fear trickle-down of Nation State attack tools will hurt business
And they are right to be worried, according to new research.
The new normal of cybersecurity: Ransomware, phishing and zero trust
"When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, cyber criminals saw their opportunity, and they took it."
72% of IT executives fear trickle-down of nation-state attack techniques will hurt business
Nation-state techniques, such as those used in the SolarWinds attack, are already being adopted by ransomware gangs.
Are you prepared for the surge in ransomware?
Many organisations have been left behind with their security operations.
Research uncovers connection between BlackMatter and DarkSide ransomware-as-a-service
Speaking about the two ransomware types, Sophos says it's not a simple case of rebranding.
Ransomware attacks surging as ransom amounts skyrocket
The grim outlook for the future of ransomware leaves no one spared from financial damage or brand-crushing headlines.
Global ransomware grows 151%, SonicWall research finds
"The continued rise of ransomware, cryptojacking and other unique forms of malware targeted at monetisation, are evidence that cybercriminal activity always follows the money and rapidly adapts to new opportunities."
The large, less obvious costs of phishing attacks on organisations - report
Proofpoint and Ponemon Institute have released the results of a new study on the cost of phishing.
Security experts weigh in on Accenture ransomware attack
LockBit is threatening to share encrypted files on the dark web unless Accenture meets its ransom demands.
Compliance with Essential Eight cybersecurity has more business benefits than you might think
There used to be two certainties in life: death and taxes. For organisations at least, there is now a third — compliance with cybersecurity regulation.