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APIs become the leading attack vector, cybersecurity research shows
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Cybersecurity firm Imperva has found that 71% of last year's web traffic was linked to APIs, acting as a major attack vector due to organisations' insufficient visibility, leading to a sharp rise in targeted attacks.
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Dell unveils solutions to boost network cloud transition
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network infrastructure
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globe telecom
Dell Technologies has introduced new solutions to drive network cloud transition and operational efficiency for Communication Service Providers.
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Griffin, UK bank, opens applications for early access fintech programme
3 days ago
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digital banking
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applications
UK licensed bank, Griffin, has opened applications for their early access programme, Foundations, which provides a full-stack Banking as a Service (BaaS) platform.
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New Barracuda threat report reveals web apps exploitation methods
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firewall
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microsoft
The Threat Spotlight report by Barracuda Networks reveals a surge in cyberattacks exploiting web application security gaps, with over 18 billion attacks mitigated in 2023.
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Visa's AI averts fraud worth $273m in New Zealand banks
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commerce systems
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martech
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payment gateways
Visa uses AI to help New Zealand financial institutions prevent $273m in fraud, marking a three-fold increase from 2021 and highlighting the pivotal role of AI in financial security.
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Rise in Valentine's Day scamming on dating apps, warns Cequence Security
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threat intelligence
This Valentine's Day, Cequence Security's alarming research reveals an increase in scamming activity on dating apps, with fraudsters posing as romantic prospects to exploit users financially.
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Visa's AI technology thwarts $714m fraud in Australia
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cloud services
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ransomware
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phishing
Visa's AI-powered fraud solution has blocked $714m in attempted scams in Australia, over double the previous year's figure.
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Threat spotlight - How attackers are targeting your web applications right now
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firewall
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microsoft
Cyberattacks on web applications have surged, Barracuda has defended against over 18bn such attacks in 2023 alone, with web apps providing a prime target for cyber attackers due to vulnerabilities and valuable data.
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Asia-Pacific IT leaders see AI boosting productivity, but face data hurdles
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big data
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bi
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digital transformation
Whilst 86% of Asia-Pacific IT leaders believe AI can boost productivity, Salesforce's latest research reveals that 69% of businesses may not fully capitalise on AI due to difficulties with data system harmonisation.
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Jscrambler grows executive team in global expansion drive
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it automation
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partner programmes
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web development
Portugal-based cybersecurity giant, Jscrambler, advances global expansion plans with the appointment of new Chief Operations Officer, Mukesh Sharma, and Tyson Whitten as the Vice President of Global Marketing.
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F5 appoints Samir Sherif as new Chief Information Security Officer
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application security
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multi-cloud
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breach prevention
Samir Sherif, an experienced CISO from companies like Absolute Software and Citigroup, has been appointed as the new Chief Information Security Officer at F5, set to lead the company's cybersecurity doctrine.
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Neos Networks enhances LIVEQUOTE with user-friendly features
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bi
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big data
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cdp
Neos Networks bolsters its LIVEQUOTE digital platform with 15 new features, aiming to streamline connectivity solutions.
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Introducing Aidge: Alibaba International’s multilingual AI-powered toolkits for SMEs’ global growth
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ai
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online competition
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adtech
Alibaba International pilots 'Aidge', an AI-powered toolkit targeting SMEs' global expansion, tackling challenges of language, marketing costs, and access to talent.
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Australian etailers’ reality check on Account Takeover Threat
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cybersecurity
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bots
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retail
Whatever the goal of the attackers, e-tailers must remain one step ahead in detecting and stopping attackers from compromising their APIs.
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Bridewell collaborates with Microsoft on Security Copilot development
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cybersecurity
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oil and gas
UK cybersecurity firm, Bridewell, is teaming up with Microsoft to refine their Security Copilot product, leveraging AI technology to enhance cyber defence capabilities.
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Forescout joins Microsoft's AI-powered cybersecurity initiative
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microsoft
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iot security
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partner programmes
Forescout has been selected to participate in the Microsoft Security Copilot Partner Preview, poised to leverage their expertise in enhancing Security Copilot functionality and utilising AI in strengthening cybersecurity measures.
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Cloudflare reports rise in API threats & DDoS shifts
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firewall
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New report warns of a rise in API-based cyber threats as businesses digitise, alongside escalating DDoS activities targeting specific sectors and regions.
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Rise in DDoS attacks & API security threats in 2023
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Cloudflare's reports highlight the spike in DDoS attacks amid conflict in Palestine and Israel, and the growing security threats posed by 'shadow APIs'.
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IDEMIA, JCB and Soft Space launch second phase of digital currency project
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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pos
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martech
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commerce systems
IDEMIA, JCB and Soft Space advance to phase two of JCB Digital Currency project, focusing on offline peer-to-peer transfers.
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Holiday shopping season sees seven-fold rise in retail fraud
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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retail
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cybercriminals
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Retail fraud surged almost seven-fold during the festive shopping period, alerting to growing cyber risks, says a study.
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ESET's threat intelligence data feeds enhance Microsoft Sentinel's security capabilities
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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microsoft
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ESET, a global cybersecurity firm, boosts Microsoft Sentinel’s security abilities by integrating its six threat intelligence data feeds.
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AppOmni wins Frost & Sullivan award for SSPM innovation
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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saas
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advanced persistent threat protection
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partner programmes
Global firm Frost and Sullivan awards SaaS specialist AppOmni the 'Company of the Year' for its innovative security solutions.
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Retail fraud surges 700% during 2023 holiday season, Cequence reveals
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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threat intelligence
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cios
Cybercriminals' new strategy resulted in a 700% hike in retail fraud during the 2023 holiday season, warns Cequence.
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Imperva forecasts 2024 cybersecurity challenges and evolving threat landscape
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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phishing
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email security
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breach prevention
Imperva predicts GenAI’s growing influence in cybersecurity, posing a shifting threat landscape, with a looming need for novel security strategies by 2024.