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Southern Cross NEXT landing at HMB IX facility in Hermosa Beach

The Southern Cross Cable Network has landed the SX NEXT cable at a key cable landing station in California, a milestone in the project which will boost connectivity between Australia, New Zealand and the rest of Oceania and the US by 72 terabits per second. Independent submarine capacity provider, Pacific Carriage Limited (PCL), owner of […]

US government attributes Microsoft Exchange hack to China

The US government has formally attributed the Microsoft Exchange hack to China. It has released an indictment that identifies four APT40 operators as working with China’s Ministry of State Security.   In response to this move, Ben Read, Director of Analysis, Mandiant Threat Intelligence, said: “The statements by multiple governments naming the People’s Republic of China as responsible […]

Three-quarters of users believe they are more vulnerable to mobile attacks than a year ago

Menlo Security, a leader in cloud security, has released the findings from its Menlo Security Mobile Risk 2021 Report, which explores the security considerations and concerns around mobile usage as more businesses today operate remotely. Partnering with Sapio Research, the survey questioned respondents about the mobile security threat landscape and how businesses are responding to cybersecurity challenges […]

Managed Security Service Provider appoints Matt Gyde as chairman and CEO

Former CEO of NTT Security to invest in ProVision, Foresite’s proprietary cybersecurity platform. Foresite, a SaaS cybersecurity solutions provider, has announced that Matt Gyde has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Gyde brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to Foresite and has led some of the largest companies in the cybersecurity industry. […]

Sophos announces plans for new data centres in Canada, Australia and Japan

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced plans to provide new data centres in Montreal, Canada, in July; Sydney, Australia, in August; and Tokyo, Japan, in September. Sophos already has data centres in the United States, Ireland and Germany. The planned new data centres will provide critical additional regional capacity to address the […]

The University of Arizona speeds up COVID-19 vaccine rollout with Genetec AutoVu ALPR

When the University of Arizona (UA) was chosen as a COVID-19 vaccine point of dispensing (POD), it wanted to put in place a distribution process to get the vaccines out to as many people as possible as quickly and efficiently as possible. To do this, it turned to Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, […]

JBS battles to resolve cyberattack impact

JBS SA and Pilgrim’s have announced significant progress has been made in resolving a cyberattack that has impacted the company’s operations in North America and Australia. Operations in Mexico and the UK were not impacted and are conducting business as normal.   JBS USA and Pilgrim’s were able to ship product from nearly all of […]

FBI receives record-level of complaints for online scams

The FBI says that complaints concerning online scams and investment fraud have now reached a record-breaking level. The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) received its 6 millionth complaint on May 15, 2021. While it took close to seven years for the IC3 to register its first one million reports, it took only 14 months […]

Bose Corporation confirms data breach following ransomware attack

Bose Corporation (Bose) has disclosed a data breach following a ransomware attack that hit the company’s systems in early March. In a breach notification letter filed with New Hampshire’s Office of the Attorney General, the consumer electronics company said that it ‘experienced a sophisticated cyber-incident that resulted in the deployment of malware/ransomware across its ‘environment’. […]

Subsea Environmental Services selected to decommission the TAT-14 subsea cable system

Subsea Environmental Services and Red Penguin Associates (advisors) have announced they have been awarded the contract to decommission the TAT-14 telecommunications cable system. The project scope includes removal and recycling of shore-ends in the US, UK, France, Denmark and the Netherlands, as well as the deep-water segments in the North Atlantic. The planning phase of […]

Vantage Data Centers provides renewable energy options to customers at all campuses globally

Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data centre campuses, has announced that it now provides access to renewable energy options at each of its North American and European campuses to enable customers to reduce their carbon emissions. Additionally, the company has hired two experts to lead its environmental sustainability commitments across the […]

(ISC)² and University of Mary Washington delivers regional cybersecurity program

(ISC)², a non-profit association of certified cybersecurity professionals, has announced that capacity for more than 100 students is now available through December 2021 for the University of Mary Washington’s (UMW) (ISC)² Cybersecurity Certification Preparation Course. The program is formatted for evening and weekend classes to provide high-quality cybersecurity education to working professionals who require schedule […]

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