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Bank of New Zealand uses Intel AI to detect financial crime
Posted on 12-Oct-2017 15:39Tags News, Security

Intel Saffron Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Advisor uses explainable AI to enhance decision-making for investigators and analysts. Associative memory AI finds and explains multidimensional patterns so that investigators and analysts can explore emerging trends across a bank's or insurer's data. Comments (Comments)

The Cloud is Getting Darker
Posted on 5-Oct-2017 20:47Tags Articles, Security, by Symantec

We are living in a cloud generation powered by a fundamental shift in the way enterprises, employees and customers use technology. The traditional corporate security perimeter is being transformed by the dominance of hybrid IT infrastructure, growth in personally owned devices, ubiquitous high-speed internet and cloud-based computing platforms.  Comments (Comments)

Symantec protects data everywhere with Information Centric Security
Posted on 21-Sep-2017 15:33Tags News, Security

Symantec Data Loss Prevention 15 integrates with tagging, encryption and access management to secure regulated and sensitive data wherever it goes. Comments (Comments)

Norton WiFi Privacy review
Posted on 7-Sep-2017 16:34Tags Reviews, Security, by M Freitas

What you can't see won't hurt. Or will it? Keep prying eyes out of your communications with Norton's latest offer. Comments (Comments)

Trend Micro launches Home Network Security
Posted on 21-Aug-2017 18:38Tags News, Security

Trend Micro Home Network Security protects and manages all connected devices at home and helps kids stay safe online. Comments (Comments)

Brightstar announces new distribution partnership with Samsung Knox platform in Australia
Posted on 17-Aug-2017 17:07Tags News, Security

Samsung Australia and Brightstar are partnering together to provide a wide suite of Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions using the Samsung Knox platform, including Knox Customisation and Knox Workspace, that offers a simple, secure, purpose-built and productivity mobile tool. Comments (Comments)

DigiCert to acquire Symantec Website Security Business and related PKI solutions
Posted on 3-Aug-2017 15:02Tags News, Security

Symantec will receive approximately $950 million in upfront cash proceeds and approximately a 30 percent stake in the common stock equity of the DigiCert business at the closing of the transaction. Comments (Comments)

Endace announces EndaceFabric for network-wide packet recording
Posted on 20-Jul-2017 20:49Tags News, Security

Scalable, centrally-managed fabric of Network Recorders gives NOC and SOC teams quick access to network history, and accelerates network security and performance investigations. Comments (Comments)

Security concerns reach new peak, Unisys Security Index
Posted on 27-Jun-2017 14:11Tags News, Security

Identity theft, credit card fraud and natural disasters are top concerns for Kiwis. Comments (Comments)

VMware NSX Meets Stringent Government Security Standards with Common Criteria Certification
Posted on 22-Jun-2017 19:05Tags News, Security

VMware NSX enables new levels of security, IT automation and application continuity to government organisations. Comments (Comments)

Wellington-based company helping secure Microsoft browsers
Posted on 20-Jun-2017 20:51Tags News, Security

New Zealand security company discovers zero day vulnerabilities in Microsoft browsers. Comments (Comments)

Symantec Blocks 22 Million Attempted WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Globally
Posted on 17-May-2017 12:41Tags News, Security

Real-time sharing of threat intelligence between endpoint and network systems, as well as machine learning technologies, helped ensure endpoint customers were fully protected. Comments (Comments)

Warnings from security firms: do not click that link or risk your computer being infected
Posted on 15-May-2017 10:11Tags News, Security

Security company Symantec says a number of organisations globally have been affected, the majority of which are in Europe. While this malware slowed down during the weekend, a new variant seems to be already out there. NZTech warns against running unpatched, outdated operating systems. Comments (Comments)

New caller location system for mobile 111 calls
Posted on 10-May-2017 18:29Tags News, Security

Police Minister Paula Bennett, Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne, has announced a new caller location system for 111 mobile phone calls that will improve public safety and help save lives. Comments (Comments)

CERT NZ launches and joins global security network
Posted on 11-Apr-2017 15:33Tags News, Security

Communications Minister Simon Bridges today launched CERT NZ, a new cyber security unit that will help New Zealanders respond to online threats. Comments (Comments)

Wynyard changes hands
Posted on 9-Apr-2017 22:26Tags News, Security

Luxembourg-based investment company, Boundary Holding SARL SPF, has completed the acquisition of Wynyard Advanced Crime Analytics software from the New Zealand-based software firm, Wynyard (NZ) Limited. Comments (Comments)

McAfee now a standalone company
Posted on 4-Apr-2017 18:17Tags News, Security

The launch of McAfee marks the closing of the previously announced investment by TPG and Intel Corporation (INTC) to establish a pure-play cybersecurity company with access to significant capital, operational and technology resources. Comments (Comments)

Students urged to tap into cybersecurity market
Posted on 3-Apr-2017 19:12Tags News, Security

The career options for students who want to combat cybercrime are expanding so rapidly into fields like law, research, teaching and insurance that a leading Hamilton based cyber security research centre is urging secondary school students to get serious about tapping into this exciting job market. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi small- and medium-sized businesses lucrative targets for cybercriminals
Posted on 9-Mar-2017 06:00Tags News, Security

Norton SMB Cyber Security Survey reveals SMBs lose approx. $19,000 for each cyber attack. Comments (Comments)

Unisys and Data61 join forces for secure processing of passengers and parcels at international borders
Posted on 8-Mar-2017 19:18Tags News, Security

Companies will collaborate to develop a border clearance system to speed up and automate the processing of legitimate travellers and cargo, and better focus resources on high risks Comments (Comments)

IBM delivers Watson for Cyber Security
Posted on 14-Feb-2017 12:43Tags News, Security

According to IBM research, security teams sift through more than 200,000 security events per day on average, leading to over 20,000 hours per year wasted chasing false positives. The need to introduce cognitive technologies into security operations centers will be critical to keep up with the anticipated doubling of security incidents over the next five years and increased regulation globally. Comments (Comments)

Unisys appoints Aquion as first Unisys Stealth Security Software VAR in New Zealand and Australia
Posted on 9-Feb-2017 10:46Tags News, Security

New channel partner to broaden market for Unisys Stealth software to help organisations deal with growing cybersecurity threats. Comments (Comments)

Malwarebytes releases Global State of Malware Report
Posted on 1-Feb-2017 08:00Tags News, Security

The findings, presented in the Malwarebytes State of Malware Report, illustrate a significant shift in cybercriminal attack and malware methodology from previous years. Ransomware, ad fraud and botnets, the subject of so much unjustified hype over previous years, surged to measurable prominence in 2016 and evolved immensely. Cybercriminals migrated to these methodologies en masse, impacting nearly anyone and everyone. Comments (Comments)

Unisys launches advanced cyber resilience service
Posted on 31-Jan-2017 17:24Tags News, Security

Resilience testing and planning service uses wargaming methodologies to identify threats, develop countermeasures, build long-term response plans and organise and train team members for continuous operations. Comments (Comments)

Norton Research: parents worry about online bullying
Posted on 24-Jan-2017 16:32Tags News, Security

Norton by Symantec has released findings from the 2016 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report: Family Edition, which sheds light on New Zealand parents' perceptions of cyberbullying and the preventative measures they are putting in place to protect their children. Comments (Comments)


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