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Cybercriminals wary of AI usage in operations – Sophos
4 days ago
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cryptocurrency
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Cybersecurity firm Sophos uncovers that despite recognising AI's potential, cybercriminals remain cautious about its integration in operations.
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CompTIA forms ASEAN Community Executive Council to boost tech industry growth
6 days ago
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microsoft
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google
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CompTIA forms ASEAN Community Executive Council, aiming to foster growth within the region's tech industry for the benefit of businesses and the region as a whole.
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Veeam teams up with Sophos to boost ransomware recovery capabilities
Wed, 25th Oct 2023
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data protection
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veeam
Veeam and Sophos join forces to enhance ransomware recovery capabilities and fortify security of business-critical backups.
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Sophos announces Incident Response Retainer for 24/7 support
Thu, 31st Aug 2023
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sophos
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security vulnerabilities
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cyber attacks
Sophos has launched its Sophos Incident Response Retainer, offering organisations speedy access to its fixed-cost incident response service.
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Arrow awarded Sophos Distributor of the Year for EMEA North
Fri, 4th Aug 2023
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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sophos
Arrow is recognised for its performance and commitment to securing organisations with Sophos’ innovative portfolio of cybersecurity solutions and services.
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Espria secures critical infrastructure at an animal charity
Tue, 7th Feb 2023
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
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sophos
One of the UK’s famous pet charities, Woodgreen, home of Channel 4’s ‘The Dog House’, has turned to Espria to secure its extended operations.
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Sophos earns three AAA awards in SE Labs' security test
Fri, 6th Jan 2023
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endpoint protection
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cybersecurity
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sophos
Sophos Intercept X achieved 100% accuracy in detecting and stopping cyber attacks in SE Labs' tests, earning three AAA awards.
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Sophos discovers malicious code disabling security software
Fri, 23rd Dec 2022
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microsoft
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malware
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edr
Sophos has uncovered malicious code in multiple drivers with legitimate digital certificates, including a certificate from Microsoft.
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Sophos releases MDR solution in response to increased threats
Wed, 7th Dec 2022
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endpoint protection
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cyber threats
Sophos has announced the general availability of Sophos Managed Detection and Response (MDR) with new threat detection and response capabilities.
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Sophos report reveals stark reality of cybercrime-as-a-service
Wed, 23rd Nov 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
The report addresses how ransomware remains one of the greatest cyber crime threats to organisations with operators innovating their extortion tactics.
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KuppingerCole says EPDR market to reach USD$33.8 billion by 2025
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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endpoint protection
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network management
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network security
Analysts from KuppingerCole have predicted that the Endpoint Protection, Detection and Response (EPDR) market is set to reach USD$33.8 billion by 2025.
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Manufacturing sector pays highest average ransomware payment
Thu, 3rd Nov 2022
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ransomware
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it in manufacturing
Manufacturing and production sectors had highest average ransom payment but lowest percentage of organizations that paid the ransom, Sophos report finds.
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A dangerous game of hide and seek
Mon, 31st Oct 2022
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network management
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network security
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cybersecurity
A recent report by Sophos shows that cybercrooks are hiding (or dwelling) in the networks of smaller businesses for much longer than their larger counterparts.
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Sophos uncovers rampant rise of ransomware in manufacturing
Thu, 27th Oct 2022
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network management
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ransomware
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it in manufacturing
Sophos' new survey report on ransomware in manufacturing and production found that the sector had the highest average ransom payment across all sectors.
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Updating your cyber resilience with MDR
Thu, 27th Oct 2022
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data protection
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ransomware
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network management
Australia Grapples with Rising Cybercrime and Lack of Skilled Personnel Pushing IT Teams to the Limit. 80% of Organisations Hit with Ransomware in 2021.
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Cyber insurance. A changing of the guard.
Thu, 15th Sep 2022
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malware
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firewall
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ransomware
The threat of cyberattacks on Australian businesses is increasing as cybercriminals outsmart security defences.
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Ransomware ravages retail sector, with 75% increase in attacks
Thu, 8th Sep 2022
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malware
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firewall
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Globally, 77% of retail organisations surveyed experienced a 75% increase from 2020. This is also 11% more than the cross-sector average attack rate of 66%.
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Enterprises increasingly prioritising budget for cybersecurity
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Sophos has released additional findings from its report, The Future of Cybersecurity in APJ, revealing businesses are increasingly prioritising cybersecurity.
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Sophos reveals latest ransomware trend impacting orgs
Mon, 15th Aug 2022
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malware
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firewall
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ransomware
Sophos has announced in a new whitepaper that Hive, LockBit and BlackCat, three prominent ransomware gangs, consecutively attacked the same network.
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Hive, LockBit, BlackCat ransomware gangs attack same network
Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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malware
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firewall
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ransomware
Each ransomware gang left its own ransom demand, and some of the files were triple encrypted, according to a new report from Sophos.
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Sophos links three expert security teams together with X-Ops
Mon, 25th Jul 2022
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Sophos X-Ops leverages the predictive, real-time, real-world and researched threat intelligence from each group.
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Education institutions hit hard by ransomware - study
Thu, 21st Jul 2022
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malware
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firewall
The findings reveal that education institutions are increasingly being hit with ransomware, with 60% suffering attacks in 2021 compared to 44% in 2020.
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Sophos reveals latest tactics of BlackCat ransomware group
Tue, 19th Jul 2022
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malware
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firewall
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ransomware
Sophos has revealed that the ransomware gang BlackCat has added Brute Ratel, a pentesting tool, to its arsenal of attack tools.
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Ransomware attacks on education institutions increase
Thu, 14th Jul 2022
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malware
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edutech
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firewall
Education institutions are increasingly being hit with ransomware, with 60% suffering attacks in 2021 compared to 44% in 2020.