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Cisco Debuts new AI-focused Security System after $28 billion deal to buy Splunk

Cisco on Thursday launched HyperShield, a new security product that uses AI to protect applications, devices, and data across data centers, clouds, and physical locations. The move follows Cisco’s acquisition of Splunk, which the enterprise tech titan bought for $28 billion earlier this year. Jeetu Patel, Cisco’s executive vice president, said HyperShield was designed with…

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National Security at Risk as Essential Cybersecurity Roles Face Sharp Decline

In a recent U.S. Cybersecurity Job Posting Data Report, CyberSN highlights a concerning trend that could impact national security: significant declines in job postings for critical cybersecurity roles. The report, a key indicator of the health of the cybersecurity labor market, reveals alarming drops in roles essential for maintaining organizational and national cyber defenses. Key…

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Misinformation and Hacktivist Campaigns Target The Philippines Amidst Rising Tensions With China

Amidst rising tensions with China in the South China Sea, Resecurity has observed a significant spike in malicious cyber activity targeting the Philippines in Q1 2024, increasing nearly 325% compared to the same period last year. The number of cyberattacks involving hacktivist groups and foreign misinformation campaigns has nearly tripled. In Q2 2024, this growth trajectory continues, with Resecurity observing multiple cyberattacks staged by previously unknown threat actors. These attacks are characterized by the…

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Zscaler Acquires Airgap Networks to Enhance Zero Trust SASE

Zscaler has announced the acquisition of Airgap Networks, a company renowned for its agentless segmentation technology. This acquisition is set to redefine the way enterprises protect their internal traffic, particularly in IT and Operational Technology (OT) environments. Cybersecurity rapidly evolves, with adversaries employing sophisticated techniques to bypass traditional security measures. However, traditional methods like Network…

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Apple Drops Term ‘State-Sponsored’ Attacks from its Threat notification Policy

Apple’s Removes the term “State-Sponsored” from its description of Threat Notifications Apple Inc (AAPL.O), opens new tab has warned its users in India and 91 other countries that they were possible victims of a “mercenary spyware attack,” dropping the word “state-sponsored” it used in its previous alerts to refer to such malware attacks. Apple discovered that attackers…

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Cloudflare Acquires Baseline to Enhance Serverless Performance

Cloudflare, Inc.  the cloud company, announced an entrance into the observability market with the acquisition of Baselime, the cloud-native observability platform. By integrating Baselime’s technology with Cloudflare’s developer platform, Cloudflare will be uniquely positioned to bring deep knowledge of serverless platforms and developer experience together to solve the challenges of observability for serverless apps.  …

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Be the Change: Leveraging AI to Fast Track Next-GenCyber Defenders; Diwakar Dayal, SentinelOne

Diwakar Dayal, MD and Country Manager at SentinelOne Cybersecurity is among the top things keeping CISOs up at night. To keep their infrastructure and data safe, security teams have to manage an ever-growing number of data sources on the scale of petabytes. While the know-how to protect these assets exist, the lack of skilled talent…

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Asia/Pacific* Security Spending to Grow 12.3% in 2024; IDC

IDC’s latest Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide According to IDC’s latest Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide, spending on security hardware, services, and software in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) is expected to reach $36 billion in 2024, an increase of 12.3% over the previous year. With the evolving threat landscape and increasing complexities, organizations in the region are…

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IIT Kanpur, C3iHub, Launches Start-Up Cohorts Specialising In Specific Cybersecurity Areas

  C3iHub, a National Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) for Advanced Cybersecurity at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), launched start-up cohorts III, IV, and V at the Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. Funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) under the NM-ICPS Mission, C3iHub presented 19 start-ups in the Start-up Incubation Program, specialising in specific…

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