Global machine identity protection provider Venafi says that between US$51 billion to US$72 billion in losses to the worldwide economy could be eliminated through the proper management and protection of machine identities.

A Windows ransomware attack on a gas pipeline in the US, briefly detailed by the US Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency recently, is probably the same as that reported by the US Coast Guard in 2019, the security firm Dragos claims.

The Vocus Group has signed a deal with rare earths firm Northern Minerals to supply the company's broadband needs in partnership with the NBN Co, the company building Australia's broadband network. The solution uses the NBN Co's business satellite service.

A vulnerability in the Siemens Digsi 4 protocol, which allowed a denial-of-service attack against the company's SIPROTEC 4 protection relays, was discovered recently by the Israeli security outfit Claroty and fixed in co-ordination with Siemens.

GUEST OPINION. From a threat perspective, I expect to see a continuum from 2019 into 2020, as it is getting easier for hackers to attack these systems because they’re more exposed to the public internet. Not just nation state hackers, but criminal hackers who are financially motivated.

There are some software programs that become so well-known that their names enter the English language as verbs. One of the best known is Adobe Photoshop, the graphics and video editing application that turns 30.

Australian Federal Police commissioner Reece Kershaw and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission chief executive Michael Phelan have both played down suggestions that the Australian Signals Directorate could be given expanded powers to carry out domestic surveillance in order to help track down people who are indulging in sexual abuse of children.

VENDOR PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT. Kemp, the leader in powering always-on application experience [AX], has announced multiple load balancer product and licensing changes. These provide increased value and tighter alignment with independent software vendor (ISV) and service provider use cases for optimising and securing applications across hybrid infrastructures.

The new Cohesity solution for Robo (remote office/branch office) combines the company's software with certified servers from Cisco and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE).

Interest in standalone robotic process automation (RPA) has been waning over the last 12-18 months, according to Pegasystems ANZ vice president Michael Evans.

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