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SureCloud and FirmGuard join forces to deliver tech-enabled cyber and GRC services

Provider of Gartner recognised Integrated Risk Management (IRM) solutions and cybersecurity services, SureCloud, teams up with Australian information security, governance, risk and compliance specialist, FirmGuard, to deliver a suite of pioneering tech-based services. The strategic partnership combines SureCloud’s award-winning technology and methodologies with FirmGuard’s expertise in compliance readiness and advisory solutions across global and regional […]


US Department of Defense selects Forescout to protect critical devices across global networks

Forescout Technologies, a leader in Enterprise of Things security, has announced it has been selected by the US Department of Defense (DoD) to expand cybersecurity across its global enterprise as the initial phase of a multi-million dollar contract award. The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) chose Forescout’s technology as the foundation of the DoD’s ‘Comply to Connect’ (C2C) initiative, a […]


City of Las Vegas utilises BitDam ATP to protect from advanced cyberthreats

The City of Las Vegas is utilising BitDam ATP to protect from advanced cyberthreats across collaboration platforms and against bad actors aiming to penetrate its network. Since then, it has dramatically reduced its risk of being a victim to cyberthreats such as ransomware, malware, phishing and zero-day attacks, and saved millions of dollars in remediation […]


Dominica will be one of the only Caribbean countries to service biometric passports soon

The Commonwealth of Dominica will spend US$13 million to improve and upgrade the border management system on the Caribbean island. The Minister for National Security and Home Affairs, Hon. Rayburn Blackmoore, made the announcement. Part of the budget will be spent on the servicing of biometric passports in this fiscal year.  The minister said that the initiative would help cultivate a watch […]


Why effective crisis communication is critical for the Civil Nuclear Constabulary

Reliable communication is essential for an organisation like the Civil Nuclear Constabulary. We hear from the company’s Resilience Officer, Joseph Shearer-Rust, who tells us why it chose to work with Blackberry to improve its communication abilities and some of the key benefits of the solution. Sites that house nuclear materials must be treated with the […]


Capital One fined US$80 million for 2019 data breach

Capital One, a leading financial services corporation, has been issued an US$80 million fine by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) after it experienced a data breach in 2019. A statement from the OCC said: “The OCC took these actions based on the bank’s failure to establish effective risk assessment processes prior to […]


AI from Darktrace transforms cybersecurity in Las Vegas

Las Vegas’s search for an adaptive security solution led it to deploy Darktrace AI across its enterprise, cloud and industrial networks. Powered by world-leading AI, Darktrace analyzes data flows from across the city’s entire digital infrastructure. BackgroundIn recent years, Las Vegas has become a prototypical Smart City. As riders glide down the Strip aboard the […]


Parliamentary report says Russia is a highly capable cyber actor

A UK parliamentary report has revealed that Russia is a highly capable cyber actor, which carries out malicious cyber activity against the UK. The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament has published the Russia Report following a major inquiry. The report covers aspects of the Russian threat to the UK including cyber, disinformation and influence, […]


Australian PM warns of sophisticated state-based cyber hacks

Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has said that the Australian government and institutions are being targeted by ongoing sophisticated state-based cyber hacks. Mr Morrison said the cyberattacks were widespread, covering ‘all levels of government’ as well as essential services and businesses. He declined to identify a specific state actor and said no major personal data breaches had […]


Micro Focus supports DEWA to deliver unparalleled intelligent security

ArcSight supports sophisticated SOC, successfully bridging OT and IT to deliver unparalleled intelligent security. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) provides Dubai’s citizens and residents with a continuous and reliable supply of electricity and water. DEWA is one of the best utility companies in the world, delivering world-class electricity and water services to over 900,000 […]


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