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Cybersecurity
Time for Australian technology law overhaul - ACS
This week
"ACS welcomes the government's call for reform of the nation's cybersecurity and privacy regulation in response to the Optus data breach."
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Firewall
Forrester names Akamai as web application firewall leader
This week
"We continually monitor and improve our capabilities to defend customers from new threats, while enabling customers to protect evolving attack surfaces."
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Data Protection
99% of security experts unhappy with tokenisation investment
This week
Cybersecurity experts are looking for a solution that provides the strength of tokenisation while removing the friction that has accompanied it in the past.
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Malware
Decrease in malware volume, but surge in encrypted malware
This week
The Q2 Internet Security Report found office exploits continue to spread more than any other category of malware.
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Cloud Security
75% of AU companies had cloud security incident in past year
This week
According to new Venafi research, complexity is due to increase, as companies plan to host more applications in the cloud.
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Accounting
MYOB unveils the winners of its Partner Awards for 2022
This week
The awards, recognise the accountants, bookkeepers and consultants who go above and beyond to ensure local small and medium businesses succeed.
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Hybrid Cloud
Hybrid cloud security driving need for deep observability
This week
Gigamon is bringing application and network-level intelligence together to help network, security, and cloud IT operations teams eliminate security blind spots.
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SaaS
BigCommerce announces launch on Google Cloud Marketplace
This week
The move makes it easier for global enterprise customers to modernise their ecommerce platform to expand audience reach and drive business growth.
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Cybersecurity
Ransomware attacks continue to increase, report finds
This week
Nearly a quarter of businesses have suffered a ransomware attack, with a fifth occurring in the past 12 months.
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VPN
95% of organisation rely on VPN as threats continue - report
This week
There is a growing number of VPN-specific security threats and a need for Zero Trust security architecture in enterprise-level organisations.
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Cybersecurity
Australian boards urged to boost cybersecurity skills
This week
A new study has identified a need to prioritise cybersecurity training for board directors, to better protect organisations from cyber attacks.
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Metaverse
Banks looking to metaverse to help reduce carbon footprint
This week
Research reveals 91% of Australian banking executives are banking on the metaverse to reduce their organisation's carbon footprints.
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Cybersecurity
Critical infrastructure sectors at greater risk of attacks
This week
Critical infrastructure industries around the world are still facing major challenges and gaps in their approach to protection and risk management.  
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Cybersecurity
Employees unsure who to go to to report security incident
This week
A new study shows more than 20% of the untrained global workforce do not know who to contact during a security breach.
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Kaspersky
Cybersecurity loopholes prevalent in South East Asia
This week
In terms of the share of vulnerabilities with publicly available exploits, three countries out of top five are located in Southeast Asia.
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Cybersecurity
StackHawk launches deeper API security test coverage
Last week
Expansion of test coverage includes custom scan discovery, custom test scripts and custom test data for REST APIs.
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Springboard
Springboard, Cataleya to offer switching infrastructure solutions
Last week
The partnership bundles Springboard's business intelligence platform with Cataleya's switching solutions to rapidly transform voice and messaging.
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Cybersecurity
Macroeconomic headwinds driving security up priority list
Last week
Current macroeconomic headwinds are driving security up enterprise’s priority list and reshaping the hardware Security Module market.
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Ransomware
Commvault unveils early warning system, Metallic ThreatWise
Last week
A first among data protection vendors, the new cyber deception service detects and contains ransomware threats.
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CX
Loyalty, pricing and service are D2Cs biggest shortfalls
Last week
There is a key gap between brand manufacturer drivers for D2C deployment and their executional shortfalls, a new report reveals.
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Telecommunications
Poor mobile coverage most prominent issue for telco services
Last week
While overall complaint numbers declined significantly in the period, the proportion of mobile complaints increased to 39.7% of all complaints.
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Cybersecurity
Aqua Security solution to stop software supply chain attacks
Last week
Development and security teams can now proactively address the most critical software supply chain risks from code through runtime.
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Cybersecurity
Confidence in security challenges of hybrid work improving
Last week
84% of IT professionals have some degree of confidence in their user access security systems to enable remote work securely and easily, up from 56% in 2021.
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Cloud
Only 4% of Aussie tech workers have significant cloud-related skills
Last week
“Organisations must dedicate resources and time to ensure their technologists are up to the task of cloud transformation."