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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.
Comments (Comments)

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)

Wynyard wins contract with Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Posted on 4-Sep-2015 01:00Tags News, Security

Wynyard Group has won a new contract with The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) to provide Wynyard risk management software. Comments (Comments)

CESG Certified Professional scheme extended to Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the US
Posted on 30-Jul-2015 09:53Tags News, Security

APMG International is working with CESG, the Information Security arm of GCHQ, to deliver its cyber security competency scheme for Information Assurance (IA) professionals outside of the UK for the first time. Comments (Comments)

Kiwis rank telcos, government and banking organisations more likely to suffer a data breach
Posted on 17-Jul-2015 09:34Tags News, Security

Research from Unisys Corporation shows airlines perceived as much less likely to have a data breach. Comments (Comments)

Norton reports 74 percent of NZ parents are oblivious to their kids' online activities
Posted on 17-Jul-2015 09:24Tags News, Security

New Zealand parents are in the dark about their kids' online activities and are avoiding crucial conversations about their children's online privacy and security practices according to survey data released by Internet security company, Norton by Symantec. Comments (Comments)

Cisco to acquire OpenDNS
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 09:14Tags News, Security

Company will pay US$365 million for service that provide threat protection and parental controls. Comments (Comments)

IBM brings more than a billion law enforcement shareable documents to the cloud
Posted on 23-Jun-2015 07:39Tags News, Security

IBM i2 COPLINK on cloud allows police departments, regardless of size, access to advanced crime analytics capabilities. Comments (Comments)

Kaspersky Lab secures Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet in Australia
Posted on 22-Jun-2015 20:23Tags News, Security

Kaspersky Lab has announced it is delivering its security offerings to the Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet across Australia. Comments (Comments)


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