Don’t overlook security as we return to work

back to work

As things start to get back to the “new normal” and we adapt to a different way of living, the importance of not overlooking security becomes much more prominent. Whilst quite rightly prioritising personal health, people shouldn’t forget how important robust security methods are in protecting their homes, belongings and businesses from theft and burglary. …

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Top priority security measures for businesses

Multi-factor Authentication

The truth is, without multi-factor authentication (MFA), businesses are open to attacks if their employees fall for phishing scams or share passwords, which happens much more than you think (yes in your organisation too). Compromised credentials are an extremely dangerous threat to any company. Why is that? Once the attacker was able to compromise a…

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Sophos adds cloud visibility features


Sophos, a specialist in next-generation cybersecurity, announced, that Intercept X for Server Advanced with EDR has been enhanced with powerful cloud visibility features from Cloud Optix. This integration gives customers critical insights into their wider cloud environments, including security groups, hosts, shared storage, databases, serverless, containers, and more in addition to the details on AWS,…

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ExtraHop market share revenue ranked number three


ExtraHop market share revenue ranked number three for 3029 Network Detection and Response according to Gartner, showing the highest revenue change of all NDR vendors at 382% ExtraHop, announced that in less than three years it has the third highest global market share by revenue in 2019 in the Network Detection and Response (NDR) segment,…

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Cybercrime Support Network launch hotline

Cybercrime Hotline

NJ 211 and the Cybercrime Support Network (CSN) announce the launch of New Jersey’s first cybercrime support and recovery hotline. The new system, the second statewide cybercrime hotline in the U.S, allows New Jersey residents to dial 2-1-1 to report and find resources to recover from identity theft, financial fraud, cyberstalking, cyberbullying and other cybercrimes.…

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Mimecast earns 2020 Top Rated Award

Heather Bentley, senior vice president of customer success and support, Mimecast

Mimecast, an email security and cyber resilience company, announced that the company was presented with a TrustRadius 2020 Top Rated Award. Based entirely on customer feedback, the Mimecast Secure Email Gateway was named a valuable player in the category, receiving a trScore of 8.7 out of 10. According to Mimecast’s State of Email Security 2020…

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Ignition Technology launches first “Cyber-Security-as-a-Service”


Catalyst Insights helps channel partners to integrate disparate security products and services to capitalise on growing MSSP and SoC opportunity Ignition Technology today announced the launch of Catalyst Insights, the UK’s first “Cyber-Security-as-a-Service” aggregation platform designed exclusively for the channel. Catalyst Insights currently supports 15 vendors spanning endpoint assessment, breach data reporting, MFA, EDR, IT…

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Elastic introduces one-click, open endpoint protection

end point protection

Elastic is making endpoint security free and open for everyone, whether their endpoints are on-premises or in the cloud.  Free and open Elastic endpoint security is the same machine learning-powered malware prevention for known and unknown malware with a 99%+ block rate and zero false positives that the company is known for. Users gain business-certified…

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EU’s first cyber sanctions

Eu cyber attacks

The EU singled out perpetrators that attacked British hospitals, Ukranian infrastructure, and the Pyeongchang Olympics. The European Union, for the first time in its history, has levied sanctions in response to cyber attacks, naming six individuals and three groups associated with some of the biggest hits in recent years. EU officials imposed restrictions on North…

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Gallagher strengthens cyber focus

Cyber security

New Zealand organisation, Gallagher strengthens cyber focus as authorised CVE Numbering Authority Global technology provider, Gallagher, has become the first New Zealand organisation across all industries to be authorised as a CVE Numbering Authority (CNA). In becoming a CNA, Gallagher demonstrates a level of maturity in cyber security and a commitment to communicating vulnerability information…

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