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Forward planning is key to combat cybercrime
Posted on 25-May-2016 20:36Tags News, Security

Earlier this month, the government announced that it will invest $22.2 million from the Budget 2016 to boost cyber security but Liam Rowland, Head of Incident Response and Forensics, APJ at Dell SecureWorks, believes that businesses taking action to protect themselves is the key and that if they don't, they could be in for a surprise if their systems are compromised. Comments (Comments)

Dell releases data protection with advanced threat prevention for the next generation of growing businesses
Posted on 18-May-2016 20:10Tags News, Security

Dell has announced its latest endpoint security solution, Dell Data Protection | Threat Defense, a new advanced-threat prevention solution specifically designed for the needs of growing businesses with limited or no in-house IT staff. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand government plans to invest $22.2m to boost cyber security
Posted on 10-May-2016 20:48Tags News, Security

An investment of $22.2 million from Budget 2016 will enable a significant advancement in the country's cyber security infrastructure, Communications Minister Amy Adams has announced. Comments (Comments)

Endace unveils EndaceProbe Deep Storage network recorders
Posted on 13-Apr-2016 20:11Tags News, Security

New network recorders with industry-leading storage capacity enable detailed, back-in-time forensic analysis to quickly and accurately identify, investigate and resolve
network security issues . Comments (Comments)

Zero-day vulnerability attacks an every week occurrence in 2015
Posted on 12-Apr-2016 16:00Tags News, Security

Cybercriminals are establishing professional businesses and adopting corporate best practices in order to increase the efficiency of their attacks against enterprises and consumers. Comments (Comments)

Endace Spins off from Emulex in Management-led Buyout
Posted on 12-Mar-2016 10:35Tags News, Security

Endace, a world leader in high-speed network monitoring and recording technology, has once again become a wholly New Zealand owned and operated company following a management-led buyout from its parent company, Emulex Corp. Comments (Comments)

Kordia promotes new GM at Aura InfoSec
Posted on 25-Feb-2016 12:36Tags News, Security

Kordia New Zealand has appointed Peter Bailey to the newly created role of general manager of Aura Information Security. Comments (Comments)

Dell introduces new BIOS verification and advanced threat protection for commercial PCs
Posted on 5-Feb-2016 09:54Tags News, Security

Technology provides off-host verification, ensuring all devices remain secure through the boot process. Comments (Comments)

Cisco annual security report reveals decline in defender confidence
Posted on 21-Jan-2016 11:19Tags News, Security

Businesses make strides in advancing security posture in the face of persistent attacks
that take advantage of aging infrastructure and data leaks through browser extensions. Comments (Comments)

Unisys to deliver enterprise security on the AWS cloud
Posted on 21-Jan-2016 11:16Tags News, Security

Unisys Stealth technology delivers micro-segmentation on the Amazon Web Services Cloud for improved security, simplified management, lower costs and faster results. Comments (Comments)

Unisys predicts entirely new classes of cyberthreats will require fresh countermeasures in 2016
Posted on 16-Dec-2015 19:13Tags Articles, Security, by Unisys APAC

Rogue intelligence officers, machine-controlled physical attacks, and the rise of quantum computing will demand new approaches such as micro-segmentation and quantum encryption. Comments (Comments)

Symantec Security Predictions for 2016 -- Looking Ahead
Posted on 15-Dec-2015 21:54Tags Articles, Security, by Symantec

Today's cybercriminals are skilled enough and sufficiently resourced to have the persistence and patience to carry out highly successful attacks on consumers, businesses and governments around the world. Their efforts have turned cybercrime into big business with private information being stolen on an epic scale. Comments (Comments)

2016 Cyber Security Predictions
Posted on 15-Dec-2015 21:50Tags Articles, Security, by Amit Yoran, President of RSA

2015 was most notably characterised by security vendors claiming to be able to prevent advanced threat breaches when the reality is, they can't. It was characterised by enterprises recognising the need to monitor and defend their digital environments differently, but continuing to centre their security programs on the same technologies and approaches they have been using - hoping for a different outcome, but not acting differently. Comments (Comments)

Symantec expands global Security Operations Centers
Posted on 2-Dec-2015 20:10Tags News, Security

Company has announced plans to beef up its Cyber Security Services business globally with an investment of more than US$50 million. Comments (Comments)

ESET launches its parental control app for Android
Posted on 19-Nov-2015 20:10Tags News, Security

A first-of-its-kind from ESET, the app leverages ESET's existing technology, coupling it with new features to aid parents in keeping their children safe and protected when exploring the online world. Comments (Comments)

D-Link introduces new security cameras range in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 18-Nov-2015 12:47Tags News, Security

D-Link today has introduced a new line of surveillance cameras starting with the Vigilance Full HD Outdoor Dome Network Camera (DCS-4602EV) and the Vigilance HD Outdoor Mini Bullet Network Camera (DCS-4701E). Comments (Comments)

Kordia acquires Aura Information Security
Posted on 18-Nov-2015 09:12Tags News, Security

Kordia NZ is expanding its cyber-security portfolio with the purchase of Wellington-based Aura Information Security for $10 million. Comments (Comments)

Victoria University of Wellington partners with global security company
Posted on 10-Nov-2015 10:00Tags News, Security

Victoria University of Wellington has entered into an agreement with local firm Total Risk, a partner of the Software Engineering Institute’s CERT Program at Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, in what is considered to be a major development for cybersecurity in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Bitdefender Mobile Security launches Snap Photo to Stop Snoops, Smart Unlock to Make Life Simpler
Posted on 21-Oct-2015 19:49Tags News, Security

Bitdefender has upgraded its Bitdefender Mobile Security & Antivirus by giving it the power to photograph snoops and thieves in the act and allowing you to more easily access your apps when on a trusted network. Comments (Comments)

Dell SecureWorks Teams with the FBI, the NCA and Shadowserver to Seize the Dridex (Bugat v5) Botnet
Posted on 17-Oct-2015 11:30Tags News, Security

Authorities have linked the botnet to an estimated GBP 20m (roughly $30.5 million US) in losses in the U.K., and at least $10 million in losses in the United States. Comments (Comments)

Norton new Security Premium offered as a service
Posted on 8-Oct-2015 17:45Tags News, Security

In a move to streamline multiple core offerings into one flagship subscription service, Symantec has announced the availability of Norton Security Premium in New Zealand. The new service is an advanced, multi-layered protection solution that helps shield consumers from sophisticated and evolving threats across all platforms. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ and NetSafe issue warning about phone scammers
Posted on 14-Sep-2015 16:15Tags News, Security

Microsoft and NetSafe have both reported a significant increase in reports of scammers trying to defraud people by claiming to be calling from Microsoft and that there is a problem with their computers. Comments (Comments)

Auror secures more funding
Posted on 14-Sep-2015 16:14Tags News, Security

Crime prevention software developer Auror (formerly Eyedentify) has completed a round of funding to support further development and expansion of its class-leading software. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone New Zealand adds Arbor Cloud in proactive defence against DDoS extortion
Posted on 10-Sep-2015 20:07Tags News, Security

Vodafone New Zealand has added Arbor Cloud to its suite of security services, providing multi-layered protection for its infrastructure and that of its Enterprise customers against DDoS attacks.
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BlackBerry to acquire Good Technology
Posted on 5-Sep-2015 08:11Tags News, Security

BlackBerry Limited has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Good Technology for $425 million in cash. Comments (Comments)


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