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Multiple web app security issues found in all top 10 US credit unions

Financial services are big targets for cybercrime and with the average cost of a US data breach at US$8.64 million, it’s a detrimental price to pay for not taking security seriously. As the world shifts from physical to online, credit unions are doubling down on web applications to improve access and ensure vital financial services […]


Unit42 research shows the impact of COVID-19 on the security posture of organizations

A report from Palo Alto Networks reveals the latest developments in cloud security trends. The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the largest shift to remote work in history, and organizations struggled to migrate to the cloud and secure their employees working from home. In the 1H 2021 edition of the biannual Unit 42 Cloud Threat Report, researchers […]


New study highlights 100% rise in nation state cyberattacks in last three years

HP urges businesses to protect the endpoint. A new report highlights that the enterprise has become the most common target, as nation states take aim at organisations with high-value IP, such as technology and pharmaceutical firms. HP has announced the findings of a new study – Nation States, Cyberconflict and the Web of Profit – […]


Cisco report finds that cryptomining malware activity affected 69% of customers in 2020

Cisco has published its DNS Security Report, which analyses malicious DNS activity and threats that occurred between January and December of last year. The report examines data from Cisco Umbrella, the company’s cloud-based network security platform, finding that cryptomining malware affected a vast majority of customers in 2020, generating substantial amounts of malicious DNS traffic, […]


Sophos report finds cyberattacks increase while budgets stagnate

A Sophos study of 900 business decision makers across Asia Pacific and Japan indicates COVID-19 accelerated a period of digitization and was a catalyst for improving cybersecurity, but systemic security issues persist. Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced the findings of the second edition of its survey report, The Future of Cybersecurity […]


New research shows Australia’s shift to remote work has intensified data protection challenges

Barracuda, a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has released findings from a report entitled The State of Office 365 Backup. Commissioned by Barracuda, the research surveyed global decision makers, including 201 Australian IT leaders, to capture their opinions and perspectives about Office 365, data security, backup and recovery and SaaS solutions.  Overall, the findings indicate that the shift to […]


Digital census raises concerns around storage of personal data and cyberattacks

With data security top of mind, new research by Exabeam, the security analytics and automation company, has revealed that a significant proportion of people in the UK are concerned about how the government will use and store the data it collects from the 2021 census. Research commissioned by Exabeam, the security analytics and automation company, […]


New research shows shift to remote work has intensified data protection challenges

Barracuda, a global provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has released key findings from a recent report ‘The state of Office 365 backup’. Commissioned by Barracuda, the research surveyed global IT decision makers to capture their opinions and perspectives about Office 365, data security, backup and recovery, SaaS solutions, and a variety of related topics.  Overall, […]


CXO Research: 58% of data backups are failing, leaving data unprotected

Veeam Data Protection Report 2021 finds that COVID-19 has significantly impacted Digital Transformation (DX) spending, with 40% of global organizations viewing economic uncertainty as the greatest barrier to DX in the next 12 months and one-third having slowed or halted initiatives in the past year. Data protection challenges are undermining organizations’ abilities to execute Digital […]


Cloud services: A threat vector for healthcare industry

New research from Infoblox highlights cybersecurity challenges and opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Infoblox, a leader in secure cloud-managed network services, has unveiled new research into the cybersecurity and network infrastructure challenges faced by decision-makers in the healthcare industry. One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the report reveals major challenges this critical industry faced as healthcare […]


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