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Artificial Intelligence
Four marginal gains for the new era of credit decisioning
This month
Businesses looking to make the most of new technology can push their operations forward - however, getting the most out of software can sometimes mean making slight compounding adjustments rather than sweeping changes.
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Phishing
The old ways aren’t working – Let’s rethink our cybersecurity
This month
Multiple reports suggest that phishing attacks are on the rise in Australia, with over 80% of organisations reporting at least one successful attempt over the past 12 months.
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Machine learning
Paytm Labs launches ML-powered fraud risk management platform
This month
Pi was developed from scratch at Paytm's innovation lab, and is designed for fintechs, banks and eCommerce marketplaces with high transaction volumes.
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Cloud
Fortinet unveils built-in-the-cloud security offering
July 2022
Fortinet has released FortiCNP, a new built-in-the-cloud offering that correlates security findings across an organisation’s cloud footprint to provide friction-free cloud security operations.
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Cloud
Rapid7 unveils new capabilities for InsightCloudSec offering
July 2022
Rapid7 has added new layered context capabilities to its InsightCloudSec offering to give security teams a consolidated, unified, real-time view of risk signals.
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Cloudera
Overcoming hybrid and multi-cloud challenges to drive innovation
June 2022
Driven by improvements in technology, financial services companies have advanced both internal and external systems and processes, with the likes of digitisation, personalisation and risk management redefining the industry.
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Compliance
OCEG survey shows demand for connected GRC systems
June 2022
The survey also revealed that many organisations lack visibility and connected processes to manage the increased velocity and volume of risks. 
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Security vulnerabilities
New Qualys solution enables better vulnerability management
June 2022
The new cloud-based solution gives insights into an organisation's risk posture along with the ability to use drag and drop workflows to orchestrate responses.
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Machine learning
Fortinet launches anti-risk service, powered by ML and automation
June 2022
FortiRecon is a complete Digital Risk Protection Service offering that uses a combination of ML, automation capabilities and cybersecurity experts.
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Data Protection
Vectra AI launches Microsoft 365 posture management tool
June 2022
Vectra AI has launched Vectra Protect, a posture management tool designed to find and mitigate security risks in Microsoft 365.
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Ponemon Institute
Email revealed to be riskiest channel for data loss
May 2022
More than half (60%) of organisations experienced data loss or exfiltration caused by an employee mistake on email in the last 12 months.
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Cyber attacks
Devastating cyber attacks expected to hit energy sector
May 2022
Energy executives anticipate life, property, and environment-compromising cyber attacks on the sector within the next two years.
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Cybersecurity
Hard numbers: Why ambiguity in cybersecurity no longer adds up
May 2022
As cybersecurity costs and risks continue to escalate, CEOs continue to struggle with what their investment in cyber protection buys. Getting rid of ambiguity becomes necessary.
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Blue Prism
Blue Prism Desktop uses IA to defend against vulnerabilities
May 2022
SS&C Blue Prism Desktop aims to help protect businesses against vulnerabilities, using a combination of security measures and intelligent automation tech.
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Ransomware
Shopping for cyber insurance? Six questions to ask before calling the insurer
May 2022
The cyber threat landscape has always been worrisome, but today these concerns are heightened given an anticipated uptick in cyber-attacks from bad actors.
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Endpoint detection and response
Qualys steps into future of EDR with latest release
April 2022
Qualys has launched Multi-Vector EDR 2.0 with additional threat-hunting and risk mitigation capabilities, designed to improve alert prioritisation.
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Cybersecurity
Forescout launches Continuum Platform to better manage risk
April 2022
"In addition to automating cybersecurity actions, Forescout is the only solution that delivers visibility and automation across all types of assets."
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Compliance
MetricStream announces new product for improved GRC
April 2022
MetricStream has announced a new product to simplify the ability to navigate the rapidly growing importance of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC).
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Open source
Free security training from the Open source Security Foundation
March 2022
A free training course on developing secure software from the Open source Security Foundation is now available.
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Cybercrime
Why cyber risk management should be top priority in 2022
March 2022
Has your leadership team spent much of the past two years in firefighting mode, responding to the issues that COVID-19 has created? Join the club.
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Ransomware
Gartner's top cybersecurity and risk management trends for 2022
March 2022
Gartner highlights seven critical trends that security and risk management leaders should address in 2022 and beyond.
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Cybersecurity
Cyber attack on insurer highlights need for better security
February 2022
AXA is just one of the insurance and financial services companies targeted recently by cybercriminals, and there is a pressing need in this sector to tighten security controls.
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Ransomware
APAC organisations forking out millions due to ransomware
February 2022
“Our research shows that critical infrastructure security is at a pivotal juncture, where threats are proliferating and evolving, but there’s also a growing collective interest and desire in protecting our most essential systems."
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Cybersecurity
Advantage hires new senior cyber security engineer
January 2022
Advantage has employed the services of Dr Bryce Antony in response to the increasing demand for cybersecurity mitigation strategies.