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Australian CISOs more at risk of cyberattacks compared to global counterparts

Proofpoint,  a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has released its annual Voice of the CISO report, which explores key challenges facing Chief Information Security Officers in Australia and around the globe. While CISOs around the world spent 2021 coming to terms with new ways of working, Australian CISOs fell behind global counterparts when it came to […]

Nearly 70% of CISOs believe OSS offers a faster path to security

Aqua Security, a leading pure-play cloud-native security provider, has issued new research that shows that nearly 70% of CISOs believe open-source security solutions provide a faster way to secure their environments. Likewise, 78% of CISOs believe open-source solutions provide them with access to the best and most current innovations in cloud security and more than […]

Report gauges cyber readiness of German, British and French government agencies and CI providers

NATO survey respondents identify software supply chain and cybersecurity skills shortages as key challenges; cyber defence coordination and threat data sharing identified as areas of opportunity for government leadership. Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), has released a global Cyber Readiness Report gauging technology adoption and perceptions of government cybersecurity […]

One in five businesses have paid or would pay a ransom for their data

New research from Thales has found that malware, ransomware and phishing continues to plague global organisations. In fact, one in five (21%) have experienced a ransomware attack in the last year, with 43% of those experiencing a significant impact on operations. First seen in the late 1980s, with the PC Cyborg Virus, the frequency and […]

One in three companies has experienced a successful cyberattack in the last year

SoSafe, one of the fastest-growing cybersecurity awareness providers worldwide, has published its Human Risk Review 2022. A survey by Allianz Insurance also shows that cyberincidents are the number one business risk worldwide. At the RSA Conference 2021, Chuck Robbins, CEO, Cisco, spoke of US$6 trillion in damages per year. The interface between man and machine […]

Palo Alto Networks helps organisations combat software supply chain threats

With software supply chain attacks rising rapidly, Palo Alto Networks has announced PrismaCloud Supply Chain Security to provide a complete view of where potential vulnerabilities or misconfigurations exist in the software supply chain — allowing organisations to quickly trace to the source and fix them. If not quickly fixed or, better yet, avoided during coding, these security flaws […]

Only a third of CIOs cite cyber-risk mitigation as a performance measure

While 94% of CIOs acknowledge some form of serious threat over the next 12 months, only 27% list Business Continuity and resilience as a top-three priority during the next 12 months and barely a third cite risk mitigation as a measure of performance. These findings come from the fourth and concluding section of the 2021 […]

WatchGuard Threat Lab report shows network attacks at highest point over last three years

Network detections in EMEA quadrupled, with malware detections occurring at nearly twice the rate as the rest of the world. WatchGuard Technologies, a global leader in network security and intelligence, advanced endpoint protection, multi-factor authentication (MFA) and secure Wi-Fi, has announced findings from its most recent quarterly Internet Security Report, detailing the top malware trends […]

New Invicti Security study finds vulnerabilities on the rise

Invicti Security has released its Spring 2022 AppSec Indicator, which reveals a rise in severe web vulnerabilities and the need for executive leaders to intertwine their application security and Digital Transformation efforts to reduce risk. The report examines web vulnerabilities from over 939 Invicti customers worldwide and was derived from one of the largest data sets […]

Physical security industry embraces new technology to adapt to changing conditions

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, has shared the results of its State of Physical Security 2021 Report. Based on insights from over 2,000 physical security leaders from around the world, the report looks at how the role of physical security continued to evolve in 2021 […]

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