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Ingram Micro signs global distribution deal with Acronis
As part of the deal, Ingram Micro will distribute Acronis Cyber Protection solutions worldwide, enabling end user organisations to deploy efficient, easy, and secure cybersecurity protection.
Lack of PCI DSS compliance putting payment security at risk
Organisations across Asia Pacific are demonstrating stronger payments security compliance compared to other parts of the world, however global trends indicate that payments security compliance has dropped for the second year in a row.
Microsoft showcases innovations in new Asia Pacific HQ
Almost 145,000 metres of cabling, 200 display screens, 179 Bluetooth beacons and 900 sensors make up Microsoft’s new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, which is now home to the region’s first Microsoft Experience Centre.
Worldwide spending on security products and services set to reach $151.2 billion in 2023
"Considering there have been many attempts for hackers to acquire funds from banks, the banking industry is expected to spend the most on security solutions."
Big data, security are key investment areas for pharma industry
The pharmaceutical industry is looking towards big data, blockchain, cloud computing and cybersecurity as its four major investment areas.
Microsoft's new security innovations at Ignite 2019
Microsoft 365 and Security corporate vice president Kirk Koenigsbauer outlined 10 major security announcements across Azure, Microsoft 365, Office, and Microsoft Defender ATP.
Gartner: A/NZ orgs digitally mature but lagging in “Fitness”
Research shows that “Fit” enterprises will win when business conditions turn.
Proofpoint acquires insider threat management firm ObserveIT
Proofpoint will hand over US$225 million as part of a new arrangement to acquire insider threat management platform ObserveIT.
Fortinet buys out enSilo to bolster endpoint security portfolio
Fortinet has acquired a US-based endpoint security company enSilo as the company continues to flesh out its global security solutions.
Breaches on the rise despite increased security spend, survey finds
"This study shows the vulnerability gap that has been a growing pain point for CIOs and CISOs."
'Turn data into doing': Splunk announces updates to Data-to-Everything platform
Over the last two weeks, Splunk has made several announcements around its Data-to-Everything platform including additions to IT security and operations.
Security industry riddled with gender diversity issues & burnout
“The lack of diversity in this survey is a microcosm of the wider problem plaguing the cybersecurity industry."
Australian banking and securities IT spend to reach $18.5 billion
“The banking and securities industry continues to spend in pursuit of digitalisation, whether through digital business optimisation or transformation."
Securing the unknown with visibility and control
What’s getting in the way of an organisation’s security health and what needs to happen to secure those vulnerabilities? What assets does an organisation own? How does an organisation gain visibility? Where do the assets live? Who has access to those assets?
Securing IoT top priority for enterprises, research says
Developing and managing secure IoT deployments is no longer the remit of security professionals but is a capability that is quickly becoming available to developers of all levels."
InternetNZ begins quest to replace .nz registry
This is an important project that will improve New Zealand’s domain name system - reinforcing its reliability and security.
Education prime target for cyber attacks, report finds
"Students use an increasing number of devices - on campus, at home and on the go - connecting endpoints to both secure and unknown networks."
Major security, privacy and ethical blindspots in AI development
Security, privacy and ethics are low-priority issues for developers when modelling their machine learning solutions.
NZ information security award finalists revealed
The iSANZ Awards were established five years ago to recognise the achievements of New Zealanders in the country’s information security (InfoSec) and cybersecurity field.
Lack of IT security input in DevOps creates unnecessary risk
The lack of security involvement in DevOps projects was reportedly creating cyber risk for IT leaders.
Cybersecurity in New Zealand is not working, expert says
"Businesses and organisations must act to prevent future cyber hacks, which is now costing New Zealand vast sums annually."
Unisys: Staying cyber safe during Rugby World Cup
“New Zealanders have registered their concerns about both their physical and cyber safety at large-scale events loudly and clearly, to the point of rethinking their plans to attend."
Aura InfoSec grows Wellington team
Aura Information Security has selected Christo Gouws as its new senior security consultant.
Sophos Cloud Optix SaaS offering now on AWS Marketplace
Endpoint and network security firm Sophos has now launched its Sophos Cloud Optix SaaS offering on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.