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Cyber awareness training leaves companies exposed to attacks
Thu, 4th May 2023
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Traditional cybersecurity awareness training leaves companies vulnerable to social engineering attacks, according to cyberconIQ.
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CybeReady launches remote working toolkit to boost security
Fri, 7th Apr 2023
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CybeReady, a global expert in security awareness training, has announced the company's Remote Workforce CISO Training Toolkit, now available for free download.
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Building strong security culture fundamental, and lacking - KnowBe4
Fri, 17th Mar 2023
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Australian businesses struggle to build a culture of security, with only one third of IT decision makers aware of the concept, new research shows.
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How to get cyber insurance – what mid-sized organisations need to know
Thu, 2nd Mar 2023
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As cyber threats continue to proliferate, mid-sized organisations are seeking cyber insurance coverage. But insurers are raising premiums.
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KnowBe4 integrates With Microsoft security products
Fri, 10th Feb 2023
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The integration will enable KnowBe4 to help reduce risky behaviour with integration to support real-time security coaching.
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No cybersecurity training in 1/3rd of organisations: Hornet
Fri, 13th Jan 2023
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New research from a cybersecurity provider, Hornetsecurity, has found that a third of organisations do not provide cybersecurity training to remote workers.
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Cyber Aware brings on Dicker Data as Australian distributor
Thu, 12th Jan 2023
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Cyber Aware has appointed Dicker Data as its distributor in Australia in a move to strengthen its partner program in the region.
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KnowBe4 predicts rise in 'catastrophic' attacks on CI
Wed, 23rd Nov 2022
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KnowBe4, the provider of the security awareness training, has announced its 2023 cybersecurity predictions from its team of industry experts.
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Nutanix appoints Daryush Ashjari as APJ Presales Vice President
Fri, 4th Nov 2022
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Nutanix has appointed Daryush Ashjari as APJ Presales Vice President, bringing with him a wealth of experience across several IT solution providers.
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The security awareness training topics to reduce risk and promote a security-compliant culture
Thu, 15th Sep 2022
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enterprise security
Businesses must provide ongoing security awareness training to educate employees on identifying and combatting cyber threats.
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Building a cybersecurity culture in your organisation
Thu, 15th Sep 2022
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Building a cyber-resilient organization requires more than just technical security measures. The behavior of employees also plays a vital role.
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Uptick in utilisation of cybersecurity awareness programs
Wed, 7th Sep 2022
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There has been a marked uptick in the utilisation of cybersecurity awareness programs across all industries in the last year, according to a new report.
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KNX National Group Australia appoints Craig Chapman as Chairsperson
Fri, 19th Aug 2022
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Craig Chapman appointed as new KNX National Group Chairperson, taking over from Ian Richardson who held the role for over a decade.
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Why security must be a priority in the software development process
Tue, 7th Jun 2022
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Developers prioritize new features over security, with just 14% considering it when coding, according to a report by Evans Data.
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Five tips to combat cyberattacks amidst a land war
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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As the world watches the Russian military attacks on Ukraine, it’s difficult to think about normal business operations.
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Interview: Mindshift - the Kiwi firm putting the 'people' back in cybersecurity
Tue, 18th Aug 2020
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Employees should be a priority in cybersecurity education, says Mindshift director Melonie Cole. The company works with businesses to educate about cyber risks.
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Australians ignoring cybersecurity policies in favour of productivity
Tue, 7th Jul 2020
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Aussies up cybersecurity savvy during lockdown but often flout IT rules, Trend Micro reveals.
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Organisations' cybersecurity readiness for new regulations still low - ESET
Mon, 11th Nov 2019
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Across all countries surveyed, prioritisation was identified as the biggest organisational cybersecurity challenge (20%).
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Upskill your workforce to boost cybersecurity
Mon, 21st Oct 2019
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Digital shift means cyber skills are vital for all firms, not just tech, as threats loom large on the corporate horizon.
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Online users giving out social media details too freely - Kaspersky
Mon, 23rd Sep 2019
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APAC users sacrifice privacy for safety, with 39.2% trading data for security, reveals Kaspersky report.
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Gartner names Proofpoint leader in security training
Mon, 29th Jul 2019
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Proofpoint leads in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for security training, marking 6 yrs at the top.
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Proofpoint announces new risk profile and training customisation features
Tue, 23rd Jul 2019
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Proofpoint unveils adaptive controls for cybersecurity, bolstering defence against malicious URL attacks.
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Cybersecurity: Starting with the human factor
Wed, 3rd Jul 2019
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In a recent report by Dell EMC, it was discovered that data-loss incidents cost Singapore organisations an average of US$1.4 million over 12 months.
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Workplace inboxes still plagued by phishing attacks
Fri, 31st May 2019
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Rise in email impersonation attacks hits firms; Mimecast urges robust cyber resilience.