Data Protection news stories
Five signs your business is ready to move to the cloud
Many organisations are thinking about moving to the cloud. But what are the signs you are ready, and what are the reasons to move?
Thales solution supports DevSecOps teams with data protection
Thales' CipherTrust Platform Community Edition enables DevSecOps teams to deploy data protection controls into multi-cloud applications faster.
Mandiant launches digital risk protection offering
Mandiant has launched a digital risk protection offering that allows security leaders to proactively mitigate threats before they disrupt business operations.
Absolute Software and BlackBerry partner for self-healing
Absolute Software has partnered with BlackBerry to allow joint customers to combine CylancePROTECT with its Application Persistence capabilities.
Vectra AI launches Microsoft 365 posture management tool
Vectra AI has launched Vectra Protect, a posture management tool designed to find and mitigate security risks in Microsoft 365.
Lookout adds security offerings with SaferPass acquisition
Lookout has acquired SaferPass, adding password management technology to its suite of security offerings and furthering its goal to provide customers with proactive protection.
Information management capabilities to meet privacy requirements
Organisations with customers or operations across more than one country face a spate of new and proposed privacy and data protection laws.
Barracuda launches new capabilities for API Protection
"Every business needs this type of critical protection against API vulnerabilities and automated bot attacks," Barracuda says.
Managed Service Providers key to customer data protection
Frequent cyberattacks in the ASEAN region drive the demand for MSPs that can deliver purpose-built security solutions for SME customers.
FiVerity, Fortanix and Intel launch fraud prevention initiative
“Confidential Computing is an initiative that requires leaders across the hardware and software industries in order to be successful."
Password hygiene in New Zealand: Statistics, standing and standpoints
You can find a plethora of “how to” guides on the net, but seldom can you find any statements on how “password hygienic” we Kiwis are, or how our state of hygiene compares with other countries.
DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly large and complex
Distributed Denial-of-service attacks decreased slightly in 2021 but are becoming larger and more complex in nature, according to new analysis from F5.
Backing up your business is about more than preventing data loss
Backups are a crucial part of doing business - typically most crucial directly after the realisation that one wasn't done properly.
Three tech tips to thrive in a remote work future
Whether for better or for worse, remote work is here to stay. The battle continues as countries grapple with uneven vaccination rates and new coronavirus variants.
Micro Focus launches new Data Protector for Cloud solution
The new offering provides data protection capabilities across a wide range of public cloud providers, virtual environments and containers.
Global poll unearths alarming data protection levels
A survey of 800 data security decision-makers across 11 countries from enterprises with 5,000 or more employees has disclosed a series of alarming results.
43% of businesses aren't protecting their IoT infrastructure
While two thirds of organisations globally use IoT solutions, two-in-five don't protect them completely, according to a recent Kaspersky report.
Kiwi exporters finding 'She'll be Right' doesn't fly in Europe
Cybersecurity expert Daniel Watson says international customers are demanding more rigorous cybersecurity from NZ firms.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - First update of the year from SonicWall
This week we start the first of our SonicWall IT Jam series, speaking with sales director ASEAN Sales SooHan Bai.
Pure Storage's six essential technology trends to watch in 2022
While COVID-19 marked 2020 and 2021, 2022 is set to be a year of recovery with organisations settling into new ways of working.
Acquisitions, AI and automation, and privacy-focused legislation to shape data protection in 2022
Acquisitions, AI and automation, and privacy-focused legislation will shape the data protection sector in 2022, according to new predictions from Veeam Software.
Barracuda launches updated email protection backed by API-based AI tech
"Barracuda Email Protection offers customers complete protection by combining gateway defence, API-based inbox defence, incident response, data protection, and user security awareness capabilities."
The problem with near-misses in cybersecurity
Cybersecurity is treated a lot like aviation security. Breaches that don't result in catastrophic consequences don't stay in the national psyche for very long, in much the same way near-misses in aviation don't invite much public scrutiny.
Flipping the traditional security model on its head: taking a data-first approach to cybersecurity
As organisations become more data-driven, they store more data in on-prem and cloud stores that employees can access from anywhere with phones, tablets and laptops.