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Beyond the breach: How to preserve your customers’ trust
Transactions happen online between two entities that will never see each other. This means trust matters even more as physical interactions disappear.
US healthcare workers willing to sell confidential data for as little as $500
The survey found that 18% of the 912 respondents would be willing to sell confidential data for between $500-$1000 - and they have the means to do so.
Singapore hackathon triumphs 'data protection by design'
Data protection by design considers the protection of personal data from the earliest possible design stage, and throughout the operational lifecycle.
GDPR is imminent but 69% of businesses can’t secure customer data
GDPR is looming (May 25) over the heads of IT staff throughout Europe and beyond but this survey found data is still not being managed properly.
HPE and its partners can now sell Commvault software
Commvault has joined HPE Complete, HPE and its global network partners will now be able to sell Commvault’s portfolio of data protection software.
BlackBerry & Melanoma Institute Australia conduct trial to secure medical research
The trial will introduce BlackBerry Workspaces as a secure file storage and collaboration platform for Melanoma Institute Australia
EU companies least prepared for GDPR with just 26% fully compliant
Despite the low level of compliance, Forrester Research says these numbers are in fact 'encouraging' for a number of reasons.
25% of firms fail to implement multi-factor authentication for BYOD
25% of respondents at the Gartner Symposium lacked some form of multi-factor authentication when securing BYOD.
Interactive add hardware disposal capability with Erase IT acquisition
Erase IT provide IT asset (including hardware and equipment) disposal and recycling for over 650 customers across Australia.
Thoma Bravo closes $1.6b acquisition of Barracuda Networks
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has successfully completed the acquisition of data security firm Barracuda Networks for US$1.6 billion.
Tokyo is now home to a Neustar anti-DDoS data scrubbing center
“As part of Neustar’s quest to end the DDoS attack arms race, we have invested to build the largest DDoS mitigation defence network across the globe."
AU & UK partnership creates secure open banking data system
Australians will be able to download their transactions into a ‘secure cloud library’ that they own and access.
Cybersecurity experts offer critical advice on eve of Data Protection Day
The day is about raising awareness and promoting privacy and data protection - we have 5 experts providing insights, with GDPR a strong factor.
Why Data Privacy Day calls for greater collaboration
Data Privacy Day is a good reminder for organisations to build a human-centric security approach.
Acronis launches free anti-ransomware for general population
27.2% of Australians say they don’t know how they protect their data and 46.6% don’t know what ransomware is.
Why are Australian Organisations so unprepared for Europe’s GDPR law?
Why are Australian organisations, many of whom have customers and employees in the EU, so unprepared for GDPR?
Six questions every business needs to consider to measure their cyber security
For those of you reading this that don’t know your binary from a recursive hole in the ground, it’s important to have a little foundational knowledge.
APAC Cybersecurity trends ahead: The costs of connection
The generally perilous state of affairs in the Internet-of-Things (IoT) arena presents a host of challenges of its own.
Veeam secures cloud market share with acquisition of AWS specialist
With AWS holding 44.2% of the multi-billion dollar IaaS market, this acquisition positions Veeam well for potential further growth.
Acronis strengthens local presence with new A/NZ GM
The company has tapped Neil Morarji to lead a growing Sydney-based team.
Web Werks launches new security and compliance solution
49% of system security chiefs worldwide report that they encountered at least one breach in the duration of the past year.
Guardians of data: Who watches over our information
Controlling who has access to certain information is a necessity in today’s business world.
AI causing consumer concern about data privacy: 61% say govt should take action
Artificial intelligence is causing concern among consumers worldwide because it could potentially infringe on their privacy.
Managing complex risks to protect enterprise assets
There are two major trends occurring simultaneously in the enterprise space but the challenge to fit both of them together can cripple a business.