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Kiwis' contradictory habits costing millions in cybercrime damage
New Zealanders lost more than $177 million to cybercrime last year but it seems people are not paying enough attention.
Symantec Web Security adds support for Microsoft Azure
Symantec and Microsoft are working together to provide added protection for Azure and Office 365.
Top leaders revealed in Gartner's 2018 Endpoint Protection Quadrant
Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms has revealed the latest batch of leaders which include Trend Micro, Sophos, & Symantec
Blast from the past replaces Bill Coleman as Veritas CEO
The move is a part of a “planned succession strategy” to lead Veritas in the next phase of its evolution.
Cisco maintains grip on IT security market after ‘strong channel partner focus’
Canalys has released its latest predictions surrounding the global IT security market’s performance over the third quarter in 2017.
Sydney security startup LMNTRIX hires former Symantec & CA exec
Vic Mankotia is now LMNTRIX's new vice president of Strategic Alliances.
Cylance, Symantec, Carbon Black lead next-gen endpoint security market
Cylance, Symantec and Carbon Black have all featured top of the ranks in the Enterprise Management Associates next-generation endpoint security report
Rhipe teams up with Symantec for endpoint security-as-a-service
Rhipe has inked a deal with Symantec to provide the vendor’s endpoint protection security-as-a-service solution in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
Southeast Asian govt firms targeted by Sowbug cyberespionage group
Southeast Asian and South American governments are under fire from a well-resourced cyberespionage group called Sowbug.
Lax mobile security attitudes put banking & finance sectors at risk
"There are many creative social engineering exploits that will fool even the most cautious financial executive."
Kaspersky, Symantec, Cylance and ESET tops for endpoint protection
Kaspersky takes top honours in Gartner's Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for EndPoint Protection Platforms awards.
Big win for Microsoft as Symantec moves to Azure
Symantec will move its data servers to Microsoft Azure cloud – a key step in the company’s initiative to adopt a hybrid cloud strategy.
Symantec urges customers to replace SSL/TLS certificates before deadline
Symantec has been preparing its PKI and certificate-signing business for the handover to DigiCert in December.
Report finds email is the go-to weapon in hackers’ arsenals
Symantec has revealed malicious emails are on the rise, racking up over US$5 billion and costing businesses more than $115,000 a year.
Warnings issued: ‘Hackable’ hospital syringes could be fatal
A skilled cybercriminal can hack the automated syringe from anywhere in the world to take over and control it to adjust dosages. Is the IoT worth it?
Mobile malware creation is now as easy as downloading an app
Mobile malware creation is as easy as downloading an app and potential criminals don’t even need to write a single line of code.
Symantec sells digital certificate business – good or bad for customers & partners?
Symantec has sold its digital certificate business to DigiCert - the question is what will be the implications? We talk to both sides to find out.
Kiwis flirt with trouble through our love of public WiFi – here's how VPNs can make us safer
Public WiFi is an irresistible concept. The internet is at your fingertips, often at no cost, and your Facebook is just a tap away.
Living off the land: How malware is on the verge of becoming fileless
‘Living off the land’ may at first sound like farms and vegetable patches, but it is quickly gaining a new meaning for cyber attackers and threats.
In depth: Symantec talks data privacy, Europe's GDPR & its major impact on A/NZ
“Some firms have a very low appreciation that the GDPR will apply here, and it will cost them if they stuff it up,” says Symantec's Brian Fletcher.
Symantec acquires Israeli threat isolation startup
Symantec is acquiring Fireglass in a deal designed to strengthen its cyber defence platform and extend its secure web gateway and email protection.
Australian CISOs say cloud compliance is one of the most stressful parts of the job
CISOs also believe that their own CEOs are undermining their organisation's internet security protocols.
Petya ransomworm's rapid spread: What the experts know right now
The Petya ransomware uses the EternalBlue exploit to not only infect files, but an entire system's drive. We get the latest from the experts.
Software AG appoints new vice president for Australia and New Zealand
The company introduces the appointment during a time when digital transformation is a top priority for many A/NZ enterprises.