Enterprise Content Management

A push is underway from Microsoft to enforce multifactor authentication (MFA) for administrators accessing Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory), M365 and Exchange.

The top four countries with organizations most likely to report a data breach over the last 12 months were the US, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, according to a report commissioned by cybersecurity company Armis.

The February 2022 data breach of Australian Clinical Labs’ (ACL) Medlab Pathology business has resulted in the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) taking an action in the Federal Court.

A cloud-native data security platform from Cyera now includes automated remediation for sensitive data. Cyera combines artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) with an automated, agentless approach that empowers security teams with holistic visibility, continuous insights and a deep understanding of the data to implement the proper controls confidently.

Australian Naval Infrastructure (ANI), the government owned shipbuilder slated to construct a future nuclear-powered submarine fleet, has turned to local developer archTIS for secure data exchange and collaboration.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) chair John Lonsdale has expressed frustration at the failure of the banking and financial sector to deal with fundamental cybersecurity issues.

OpenText has announced the Nastiest Malware of 2023, an annual ranking of the year’s biggest malware threats. For six consecutive years OpenText Cybersecurity threat intelligence experts have analyzed the threat landscape to determine the most notorious malware trends. Ransomware has been rapidly ascending the ranks, with ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) now the weapon of choice for cybercriminals.

Immuta has announced the release of Immuta Discover, a new product for automated tagging and classification on cloud data platforms. Immuta Discover enables data teams to establish and maintain highly accurate metadata for the primary purpose of data access control, monitoring and regulatory compliance. 

Microsoft has announced a new collaboration with PwC to expand its joint incident response and recovery capability. In this global alliance, Microsoft begins the initial containment and investigation, bringing a deep understanding of a company’s infrastructure to help evict the bad actors faster and more effectively.

Cloudian has signed up a range of new partners across Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) as demand for object storage and immutable data backup surges following a rise in ransomware attacks and data breaches.