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Hunter-killer malware surges by 333%, says Picus Red Report 2024
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The 2024 Picus Red Report reveals a 333% rise in Hunter-killer malware targeting and disabling security defences, reflecting a concerning escalation in cyber-attack strategies.
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Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
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cybersecurity
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venture capital
Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
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Synspective & Fujitsu Vietnam unite for disaster defence boost
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partner programmes
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cios
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conservation
Japanese satellite firm Synspective and Fujitsu Vietnam collaborate to bolster Vietnam's disaster defences and to advance socio-economic growth with space tech.
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Tidal Cyber maps out 2024's election cyber threats worldwide
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ransomware
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application security
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micro-credentials
Tidal Cyber unveils a study revealing high-risk countries and top offenders for election cyber interference threats in 2024, spotlighting the methods used and potential defences.
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New Notitia branch amid rising demand for tech services
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Australian tech firm Notitia is to open a third office in Canberra, driven by rising demand for data and tech consulting.
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Strengthening cybersecurity: The rise of the Security Assurance Officer
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cios
Through risk assessments, vulnerability analyses, and simulated cyberattacks, SAOs provide real-time insights into an organisation's security resilience.
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Kaspersky products ace SE Labs testing with flawless defence
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testing
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malware
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cybersecurity
Kaspersky's anti-malware tools excel in independent tests by SE Labs, achieving the highest possible rating for their flawless defensive and full effectiveness against real-world cyberattacks.
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Sarah Martin joins Avec as General Manager, ACT
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project management
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sales
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public sector
Leading IT project delivery company, Avec, appoints seasoned tech executive, Sarah Martin, as General Manager, ACT, enhancing its growth prospects in the region.
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AI's pivotal role in cybersecurity valued at $60.6bn by 2028
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
Artificial intelligence is set to revolutionise cybersecurity with predicted global market growth to $60.6 billion by 2028.
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Where does a malware analysis sandbox fit in your cybersecurity strategy?
Sat, 23rd Dec 2023
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malware
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cybersecurity
ANY.RUN sandbox tools enhance malware defence with dynamic and static analysis.
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Businesses battle inflation, delaying tech investments
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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edutech
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bi
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big data
Inflation leads to Australian firms postponing tech investments as 90% grapple with deteriorating cash flows, says Endava study.
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Beware the lasting legacy of the Log4j vulnerability
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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application security
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open source
Efforts to mitigate the Log4j vulnerability involve updating to patched versions of Log4j, but the process continues to be complex.
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AI to alter Asia Pacific's cybersecurity landscape by 2024
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is set to transform the Asia Pacific's cybersecurity sector by 2024, presenting new developments and risks.
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Arkeus raises AU4.45m for AI surveillance tech advancement
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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dr
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cloud services
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surveillance
Australian firm Arkeus secures AUD $4.45m in seed funding to revolutionise AI-powered surveillance technologies.
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Max York, former GE Australia CEO, joins AMSL Aero as new Chief Executive
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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emergency services
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certification
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telecommunications
Max York, ex-CEO of GE Australia, has been appointed Chief Executive of AMSL Aero, bolstering the leading green aviation company's senior leadership.
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Australia's six cyber shields: Will data science be seventh?
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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data science
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cloud services
The potential addition of a seventh shield powered by data science could be the pivotal move that elevates Australia to a top-tier cyber nation by 2030.
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Why you should create a physical security standard for your company
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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physical security
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cios
By bridging the gap between cyber and physical defence, organisations are better equipped to face an ever-evolving threat landscape.
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Military cyber security market to reach $7.2 billion by 2029
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
Surge predicted in military cyber security market, poised to reach a significant $7.2bn by 2029, according to figures from Adroit Market Research.
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CrowdStrike unveils Falcon Go for SMB cybersecurity
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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breach prevention
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ransomware
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ai security
CrowdStrike's new Falcon Go revolutionizes SMB cybersecurity, offering AI-driven protection against modern threats.
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Lightware introduces new USB-C extender Active Optical Cables
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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gaming
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edutech
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technology gifts
Lightware Visual Engineering reveals two new USB-C extender Active Optical Cables, promising enhanced AV flexibility.
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Roke secures £40m contract for the British Army's ISTAR programme
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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engineering
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science
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business analyst
UK innovator Roke secures £40m contract with British Army for creating an integrated ISTAR system to enhance data-led decision making.
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Myriota appoints Mike Kerrigan as Chief Commercial Officer
Thu, 13th Jul 2023
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partner programmes
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connectivity
Myriota, an Australian direct-to-orbit IoT communications leader, appoints Mike Kerrigan as CCO to support global expansion and growth. #IoT.
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Thales Australia appoints Duncan Lewis AO DSC CSC as New Board Chair
Wed, 7th Jun 2023
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cybersecurity
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national security
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defence
Thales Australia has appointed Duncan Lewis AO DSC CSC, former Secretary of Defence and Director-General of ASIO as Chair of its Board.
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AUCloud appoints Rafe Berding as Chief Marketing Officer
Mon, 20th Mar 2023
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cios
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australian government
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digital engagement
Australia's sovereign cloud provider, AUCloud, has appointed Rafe Berding as their new Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for the company's market strategy.