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Report reveals global skills crisis & learning trends
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skillsoft
Skillsoft's latest report exposes a global skills crisis and emerging learning trends, prompting businesses to reimagine strategies for upskilling.
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Rising fraudulent ads on search engines prompt calls for vigilance
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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malware
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martech
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seo
Rising instances of fraudulent software ads on search engines lead to heightened scrutiny and calls for user vigilance, warns cybersecurity firm Oxylabs.
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'Love cost dearly' warns CBA over Valentine's Day romance scams
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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cybersecurity
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cba
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valentine's day
As Valentine's Day nears, Commonwealth Bank Australia warns against a spike in romance scams, with women shown to be most at risk, losing double the amount compared to men in 2022.
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CybeReady releases new Data Privacy Toolkit for CISOs
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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big data
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data protection
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bi
Global security firm, CybeReady, introduces a free Data Privacy CISO Toolkit to support data protection initiatives, coinciding with Data Privacy Week.
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Guardio Labs exposes critical vulnerability in Opera browser
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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dark web
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opera
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cios
Guardio Labs uncovers a significant zero-day vulnerability in Opera's browser, threatening its 350 million active users; Opera's 'My-Flow' feature enables act of exploitation.
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Over 4,000 fraudulent e-shops mimic post-Christmas sales
Tue, 9th Jan 2024
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cybersecurity
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avast
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online shopping
Fraudulent e-shops imitating popular fashion brands have exploited post-Christmas sales to steal personal and payment data from unsuspecting shoppers.
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Google & Cambridge University forge AI research partnership
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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ai
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google
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climate change
Google partners with the University of Cambridge for multi-year AI research, aiming to generate societal benefits and combat climate change responsibly.
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EasyDMARC reveals alarming rise in suspicious email activity
Fri, 22nd Dec 2023
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it training
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phishing
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email security
EasyDMARC reports a concerning 75% increase in suspicious emails flagged by authentication systems between 2021 and 2023.
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Top tips for staying safe online this festive season
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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technology gifts
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cybersecurity
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passwords
Protect your Christmas tech presents: Keeper Security advises on safe gift operation to ward off cybercriminals.
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Modest growth in M&A activity predicted for next year
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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phishing
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fintech
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email security
Biztech Lawyers and Intelliworx predict modest growth in M&A activity, company consolidation, and an upswing in down round investments for 2024 tech industry.
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Group-IB uncovers new Linux RAT targeting Thai company networks
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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cybersecurity
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iab
Group-IB reveals 'Krasue', a fresh Linux Remote Access Trojan (RAT), targeting solely Thailand-based companies.
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AI to alter Asia Pacific's cybersecurity landscape by 2024
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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siem
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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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Predicted surge in AI-fuelled scams in 2024 demands increased vigilance
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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ml
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
Rising AI-powered scams forecasted for 2024 necessitate increased vigilance amid financial scams' surge from UK and Australia.
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Hornetsecurity analysis reveals surge in email threats
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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microsoft
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email security
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dhl
Hornetsecurity's 2024 report shows a 144% surge in malicious web links in emails, with phishing remaining the top email threat.
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Festive season online shopping spurs rise in luxury brand phishing scams
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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passwords
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cios
Cyber threats are on the rise this holiday season, warns Check Point Research, with a 13% increase in malicious files related to online orders and deliveries.
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Rising global fraud awareness signals need for stronger protection measures
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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bi
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big data
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edutech
An SAS consumer fraud study indicates higher global fraud awareness, urging robust protective measures against evolving scam tactics.
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AI technologies heighten risk of Black Friday scams in Australia
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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email security
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scams
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social media
Rise in AI technologies boosts Black Friday scam risk in Australia, with losses to fraud hitting $3.1bn in 2020.
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National Cybersecurity Week: Cyber awareness for non-tech savvy
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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email security
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cybersecurity
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cios
National Cybersecurity Week highlights the need to boost cyber awareness, especially for the non-tech savvy group.
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Kiwi partnership keeping a 'vigilant' eye on fraudsters
Tue, 26th Jun 2018
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cios
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university of waikato
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fraud
The University of Waikato and Vigilance are partnering to create a fraud detection tool that can spot data anomalies more accurately.