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Qualys offers free ransomware risk assessment & remediation service


Qualys has announced the availability of its Ransomware Risk Assessment Service to provide companies with visibility into their ransomware exposure and automate the patching and configuration changes needed to reduce risk immediately. As part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month and to help organisations proactively combat ransomware, Qualys is making the solution available at no cost for…

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Application-first cybersecurity: what it is and why it matters


As Cyber Security Month is here, and we are all urged to #BeCyberSmart, we should subject our threat postures to review. The pandemic has thrown into sharp relief the need for cybersecurity best practices, and the shift in behaviors towards the digital — applications and connected services — calls for a re-examination of how we…

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Older legacy access control systems leave door open to cyber attacks


Genetec Synergis helps take the pain out of access control migrations. “Legacy access control systems use outdated technology that leaves them vulnerable to cyber threats, and can cause damage beyond the door,” said Thibault Louvet, Director – Access Control Product Group at Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business…

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McAfee Enterprise sees proliferation of REvil and DarkSide ransomware surge


McAfee Enterprise released its Advanced Threat Research Report: October 2021, examining cybercriminal activity related to ransomware and cloud threats in the second quarter of 2021. With the shift to a more flexible pandemic workforce and the highly publicized Colonial Pipeline attack, cyber criminals introduced new – and updated – threats and tactics in campaigns targeting…

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Into the cloud – Sam Curry


Sam Curry, Chief Security Officer at Cybereason What does ‘security’ mean to you?  Security is about managing the risks from conflict. Security is a second order risk with an intelligently adaptive opponent, as opposed to first order risks like a hurricane or COVID-19 which adapt but don’t demonstrate intelligence.   What made you want to work in the industry? …

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Trend Micro launches Service One to enhance security

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Trend Micro Incorporated announced the launch of Trend Micro Service One, consolidating its managed services to optimise enterprise threat management. It includes premium support, an early warning service, Managed XDR and incident response, help customers prevent, detect and respond to cyber threats faster by supplementing internal resources. The prevalence of cybersecurity threats and the dynamic…

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Safeguarding UAE ’s journey


Trend Micro’s Majd Sinan, Country Manager discusses safeguarding UAE  ’s journey The UAE has come far enough to realize how challenging, yet equally rewarding, it has been to navigate through the life-altering digital transformation. The country has been paving the way to become a trendsetter in terms of innovation in the region. Furthermore, strengthening the…

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BeyondTrust names Marc Maiffret Chief Technology Officer


BeyondTrust announced the hire of Marc Maiffret as Chief Technology Officer and appointment of Morey Haber as Chief Security Officer, further expanding and strengthening the company’s security leadership. Marc Maiffret brings 20+ years of executive security leadership to BeyondTrust, as a Founder at eEye Digital Security, and executive leadership positions at FireEye, BeyondTrust, and SpaceX.…

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The Seven Pitfalls of Privilege


Michael Byrnes, director – solutions engineering, iMEA, BeyondTrust, explains the 7 pitfalls of privilege, and how cybersecurity teams can avoid them When the region was hit by COVID-19, organizations prioritized business continuity in their movements to the cloud. But ironically, the very continuity they had in mind was compromised by the haste with which it was…

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Trend Micro partners with Oregon systems

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Trend Micro Incorporated , a global provider in cybersecurity solutions, through its association with TXOne Networks, a specialist in operational technology (OT) security, partnered with Oregon systems, a regional distributor of security solutions, for the distribution of its OT security solutions in the region. The agreement was signed between both organizations in the presence of…

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