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Half of UK businesses fall to cyber attacks despite bolstered defences
Last week
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malware
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phishing
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email security
50% of UK businesses fell victim to cybercrime in 2024, despite increased efforts in cybersecurity, with phishing being the leading attack method.
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ExtraHop hires Simon Howe, eyes expansion in Australia & NZ
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managed services
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siem
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advanced persistent threat protection
ExtraHop appoints Simon Howe as Area VP for ANZ, marking a noteworthy move in their Asia Pacific expansion strategy, following a recent securement of $100M growth capital.
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Radware expands offerings with new load balancing service
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cybersecurity
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radware
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network visibility
Cybersecurity provider, Radware, expands its security services portfolio with the launch of Load Balancer as a Service and an enhanced Cloud Network Analytics Service.
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Wavelink partners with Garland Technology to bolster network security
Last month
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firewall
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network security
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advanced persistent threat protection
Wavelink forms strategic partnership with Garland Technology to offer partners extensive range of network visibility solutions, supporting robust cybersecurity measures amid rising cyber threats.
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LockBit ransomware gang dismantled by global task force
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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edutech
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encryption
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cybersecurity
The notorious LockBit ransomware gang, linked to over £120m in extortion and impacting 2000+ victims globally, has been dismantled by an international task force led by the UK and US.
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Neos Networks & Securus secure McArthurGlen's connectivity
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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network infrastructure
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cloud services
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sd-wan
Neos Networks and Securus Communications have partnered to provide secure, reliable connectivity for McArthurGlen's nine UK outlet sites, notably bolstering network visibility and security.
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Nozomi Networks launches industry-first wireless spectrum sensor for OT & IoT security
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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iot security
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iot
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advanced persistent threat protection
Leading provider of Ops Technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) security Nozomi Networks has launched a new sensor.
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How NDR-powered visibility supports successful zero trust strategies
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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ndr
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it infrastructure
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network visibility
CISOs are increasingly deploying network detection and response (NDR) tools to improve network visibility, crucial for successful zero-trust security strategies, as gaps remain with EDR and SIEM systems.
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ExtraHop secures $100m in growth capital, expands executive team
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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ml
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ndr
ExtraHop secures $100m growth capital, bolsters executive team, and is poised for exponential growth in the expanding NDR market.
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Viavi Solutions enhances Observer Platform for enterprise networks
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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cloud services
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network management
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public cloud
Viavi Solutions introduces new upgrades to its Observer Platform, improving network availability, productivity and compliance with fresh features like End-User Experience (EUE) scoring and Azure traffic visibility, in light of a study illustrating cloud-based enterprise application satisfaction is less than 1%.
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UK and South Korea warn of cyber threats from North Korea's supply chains
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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cybersecurity
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ncsc
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cios
UK and South Korea's security agencies warn of advanced state-linked cyber threats infiltrating via North Korean supply chains.
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IT leaders are driving security and networking team convergence
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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casb
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sase
IT leaders are encouraging the unification of networking and security teams to tackle rising global cyber threats.
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CommScope unveils revolutionary RUCKUS Wi-Fi 7 R770 access point
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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gaming
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video
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network management
CommScope's RUCKUS R770 is transforming network performance with lightning-fast and simple accessibility, setting the standards for network connectivity higher.
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Infoblox hires Scott Morris as Managing Director ANZ
Wed, 3rd May 2023
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virtualisation
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data protection
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netapp
Infoblox, a cloud-enabled networking and security platforms provider, has hired Scott Morris as Managing Director for Australia & New Zealand.
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Exclusive: Nozomi Networks provides cyber visibility
Fri, 10th Mar 2023
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iot security
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iot
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cybersecurity
Nozomi Networks revolutionizes operational technology cybersecurity with advanced solutions for critical infrastructure organizations.
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Mandiant launches digital risk protection offering
Wed, 8th Jun 2022
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data protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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digital risk
Mandiant has launched a digital risk protection offering that allows security leaders to proactively mitigate threats before they disrupt business operations.
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How to prevent ransomware devastation
Fri, 25th Mar 2022
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malware
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dr
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cloud services
The devastating effects of ransomware have grown over the past two decades from opportunistic to carefully orchestrated attacks.
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Why network visibility must be the foundation of Zero Trust architecture
Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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bi
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big data
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malware
US Presidential Executive Order 14028 directs federal agencies to transition to a Zero Trust Architecture for cybersecurity.
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Cisco launches new WAN edge platform
Wed, 21st Oct 2020
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bi
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big data
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network infrastructure
Cisco launches Catalyst 8000 Edge family, providing secure and automated connectivity to applications across cloud, data center, and edge.
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Gigamon and Nokia deliver 5G network visibility solution
Mon, 28th Sep 2020
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smartphones
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cx
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martech
The purpose-built joint 5G solution delivers real-time analytics to enhance the customer experience and maximise investment impact.
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New Aruba solution unifies networks to provide ‘hyper-awareness’
Mon, 31st Aug 2020
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edge data centre
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iot
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5g
The enhanced Edge Services Platform unifies IoT, IT, and OT networks into one platform that integrates with Aruba partner technologies.
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Video: How secure is your SD-WAN architecture?
Mon, 6th Jul 2020
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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network management
Ingram Micro solution architect Andy Hill explains how Fortinet integrates next-gen security with best-of-breed SD-WAN to safely optimise a network.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Who is Gigamon?
Wed, 17th Jun 2020
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Gigamon is a network visibility and analytics company headquartered in California with offices all over the world.
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Cisco launches SecureX, a cloud-native security platform
Thu, 27th Feb 2020
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cloud services
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it automation
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cybersecurity
The company describes SecureX as a platform that provides visibility into security processes, including detection of unknown threats and policy violations.