Category: Movers & Shakers

Appier Demonstrates Efficacy of Artificial Intelligence in Fighting Ad Fraud

Appier Demonstrates Efficacy of Artificial Intelligence in Fighting Ad Fraud

Real world study of Appier’s network shows significant benefits of AI over traditional rule-based systems Appier has shared the results of a real-world study that it conducted on its own network to demonstrate the ability of an AI-based model to fight ad fraud. Based on data over four months from May to August this year involving […]

Spy spotting : What careless mistakes reveal about cyberespionage in APAC

Spy spotting : What careless mistakes reveal about cyberespionage in APAC

Errors and small clues left behind by attackers are vital in attribution, providing valuable intelligence on the people behind a cyberespionage attack and the possible connections between them. Kaspersky Lab’s researchers have been tracking advanced cyberespionage operations originating in and targeting Asia Pacific countries for the last 10 years, and have undertaken a review of […]

Akamai Identified As A DDoS Mitigation Leader By Independent Research Firm

Akamai Identified As A DDoS Mitigation Leader By Independent Research Firm

Report Cites That 24% of Global Enterprises That Suffered a Data Breach Over the Past 12 Months Were Victims of a DDoS Attack Akamai Technologies has announced that it was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in: The Forrester Wave: DDoS Mitigation Solutions, Q4 2017 evaluation. In this evaluation, Akamai was cited […]

Captis Intelligence Announces Agreement with Rite Aid

Captis Intelligence Announces Agreement with Rite Aid

Captis Intelligence, a leading provider of I-4 crime solutions (Intelligence, Information, Investigation, Identification) has announced the addition of Rite Aid, one of the nation’s leading pharmacy retailers as a client. The announcement comes in the wake of a major acceleration in growth for Captis Intelligence, which recently opened offices in London and Singapore to support its […]

Adobe Research: Australian and New Zealand businesses are behind when it comes to leveraging technology

Adobe Research: Australian and New Zealand businesses are behind when it comes to leveraging technology

The Future of Work: Employees at technology focused businesses are out-performing competitors; Millennials spark creativity and drive innovation Adobe has released new research revealing that more than 50 percent of office workers in Asia Pacific (APAC) rate access to cutting-edge technology in the workplace, above perks like food and slick office design. “The Future of […]

Q3 2017 Akamai State of the Internet / Security Report Reveals Significant Increase in Web Application Security Attacks, Evolution of Attacker Strategies

Q3 2017 Akamai State of the Internet / Security Report Reveals Significant Increase in Web Application Security Attacks, Evolution of Attacker Strategies

Holiday shopping season may see new attack types leveraging IoT devices, mobile platforms Newly released data shows that web application attacks continued to rise significantly in both the quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year timeframes, according to the Third Quarter, 2017 State of the Internet / Security Report released by Akamai Technologies. In addition, further evaluation of the […]

Leadership + Research + B2B focused = The formula behind protecting consumers

Leadership + Research + B2B focused = The formula behind protecting consumers

Anastasia Rae General Manager of Kaspersky Lab ANZ Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, has appointed Anastasia Para Rae to the role of General Manager of Australia and New Zealand. Prior to her new role as General Manager at Kaspersky Lab ANZ, Anastasia Para Rae was General Manager of Datacom and served in the company for […]

Future of cyber ‘quantum’security: Can’t copy, can’t intercept

Future of cyber ‘quantum’security: Can’t copy, can’t intercept

DR JACQ ROMERO, L’Oréal-UNESCO’s 2017 Australian Fellow for Women in Science For over ten years the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program has supported Australian female scientists with the aim of ensuring that women are fairly represented at all levels in science. The program looks to encourage more young women to enter the profession and […]

The future of apps in a multicloud world: F5 agility 2017

The future of apps in a multicloud world: F5 agility 2017

Cloud, mobility, and the Internet of Things continue to elevate Apps to the core of business plans. As organisations undergo digital transformation, optimising applications for actionable intelligence and generating a business return remains a challenge. A multi- Cloud strategy is seen as the key to minimising the risks of ‘keeping all eggs in one basket’, […]

ASD Case Study highlights serious gaps in cybersecurity by defence contractors

ASD Case Study highlights serious gaps in cybersecurity by defence contractors

In November 2016, tipped off by a ‘partner organisation’ advising that an ‘APT actor’ had gained administration access to a fourth-tier defence contractor, ASD and CERT Australia were rapid to respond and on site the following day. Though on arrival, without official ASD credentials, the ‘customer’, a small aerospace engineering firm, with about 50 employees, […]