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Zach Thompson
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Zach has experience with filmmaking, magazine writing, and a curiosity about the world and the stories of the people around him. He is accustomed to the city life, but likes to get away to visit family when he can. Zach loves to create and when he is not in the office, he is usually drawing, writing fiction stories, or watching a movie.

Stories by Zach

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Microsoft partners with Lumify for new Academy program
Yesterday
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it training
Microsoft has partnered with Lumify to deliver the latest cohort of the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA).
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Killnet software given to pro-Russian hacktivists - Radware
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Radware’s threat intelligence team has released a threat advisory about the Passion Botnet, a DDoS-as-a-Service the Passion Group is offering to pro-Russian hacktivists.
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Rapid7’s Metasploit Framework 6.3 is now available
Yesterday
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windows
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workflow solutions
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identity
Rapid7 has released Metasploit Framework 6.3, adding native authentication, incorporating new modules for attacks and simplifying complex workflows.
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G2 names Absolute Software a Leader in new 2023 reports
2 days ago
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network security
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endpoint management
G2 has named Absolute Software as a Leader in its Winter 2023 Grid Reports for Endpoint Management and Zero Trust Networking.
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Secureworks finds Iranian threat group back with new persona
2 days ago
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disruption
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data leak
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secureworks
Secureworks has found that the Iranian threat group, Cobalt Sapling, has reemerged with a new persona, Abraham's Ax.
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Experts say ZTNA market to reach $7b in next two years
Last week
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vpn
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network security
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saas
KuppingerCole analysts expect the Zero Trust Network Access market to reach USD $7.34 billion in 2025, with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 17.4%.
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ComCom examines issues with Connexa, 2degrees acquisition
Last week
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network infrastructure
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commerce commission
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mergers and acquisitions
The Commerce Commission has released a statement of preliminary issues relating to Connexa’s application to acquire certain mobile telco infrastructure assets from Two Degrees Networks and 2degrees.
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Visuals an eye-catcher for leaders when browsing B2B content
Last week
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marketing
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b2b
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branding
Ah Um has released a new study showing that 65% of business leaders are drawn in by visuals when browsing B2B content.
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Strata Identity closes $26 million Series B funding round
Last week
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Strata Identity has closed a US $26 million Series B round of financing led by Telstra Ventures with participation from existing investors Menlo Ventures, Forgepoint Capital and Innovating Capital.
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Vinpac chooses Dematic AGVs for efficient operations
Last week
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productivity
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wine
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safety
Australia’s largest contract bottler, Vinpac International, has selected Dematic Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) to help boost productivity and efficiency at its South Australian facility.
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First Europe organisation to defend rights online forms
Last week
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online safety
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human rights
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hate speech
A first-of-its-kind European organisation has formed in the Hague to defend human rights online, providing legal and technical assistance to victims.
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2023 KuppingerCole report recognises Delinea as a PAM Leader
Last week
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KuppingerCole has named Delinea a Leader in its 2023 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Privileged Access Management report.
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Women remain underrepresented in tech leadership - report
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women in technology
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recruitment
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cios
New research from Frank Recruitment Group finds women are still lacking in tech leadership positions, with just 27% of CIO positions filled by women in 2022.
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TechDay is now in the UK with the launch of five new sites
Last week
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TechDay has extended its reach to the UK with the launch of eight new sites to get the word out about the latest IT developments in the country.
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TeknTrash creates new offering to provide consumption data
Last week
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data analytics
TeknTrash is an AI and analytics company that has created Stipra, a system that manages post-sales data, allowing organisations to understand consumer patterns.
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HammondCare chooses Paessler to monitor infrastructure
Last month
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paessler
HammondCare has chosen Paessler PRTG to proactively monitor its IT infrastructure throughout its network of aged-care homes, hospitals and healthcare facilities across Australia.
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NICE recognised in new cloud-based contact centre report
Last month
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cloud
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contact centre
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it infrastructure
DMG Consulting has recognised NICE in its Worldwide Cloud-Based Contact Infrastructure Market Share Report as a market share leader.
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Spammers phishing tourists with travel-themed lures - Bitdefender
Last month
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cybersecurity
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travel
Spammers are phishing eager holidaymakers with travel, themed lures, according to new research from Bitdefender Antispam Lab.
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China-based threat group targeting public cloud - Radware
Last month
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ransomware
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public cloud
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malware
Radware has issued a threat advisory about a for-profit threat group from China known as the 8220 Gang, who has emerged in the New Year targeting public cloud environments.
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Trustwave provides new feature for threat hunting platform
Last month
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cybersecurity
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trustwave
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security vulnerabilities
Trustwave has relaunched its Advanced Continual Threat Hunting platform with a unique feature allowing its SpiderLabs threat hunting teams to carry out many more human-led threat hunts.
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Hacktivists used more destructive malware in 2022 - report
Last month
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malware
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ddos
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hacktivists
New research from Nozomi Networks has found hacktivists shifted their tactics in 2022 from data theft and DDoS attacks to using more destructive malware.
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Claroty’s Team82 finds vulnerabilities in historian server
Last month
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
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data breach
Claroty's research team, Team82, has examined the GE Proficy Historian, finding five exploitable vulnerabilities capable of causing damage to the system.
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Stemly using SnapLogic for stronger ML capabilities
Last month
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Stemly is using SnapLogic to strengthen its machine learning (ML) capabilities, which has given the company the data it needs for better customer experiences.
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New report finds 49% of Aussies prefer personalised shopping
Last month
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New research from SOTI has found 49% of Australian consumers prefer to shop with retailers offering an experience based on their personal preferences.
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