The week in security: Aussie cybersecurity startups getting more mature

Born a year ago to provide a home and support for Australian cybersecurity startups, Cyrise has been accepting applications for its second tranche of participants and has noted a distinctly higher level of maturity, the firm’s CEO said, with startups often presenting with nearly fully-formed products and marketing plans that are ready to go.

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) alarm bells were ringing again on the back of warnings that Honeywell’s industrial Android devices are open to attack.

These sorts of issues reflect the increasing stakes in the battle to leverage technology to reinvent businesses and deliver new value.

Trend Micro was refuting allegations that it was stealing Chrome and Safari browsing history data from Mac users.

Microsoft, for its part, fixed 17 critical flaws in its latest Patch Tuesday.

The software giant also took a big step towards fighting macro malware, offering antivirus integration with its ubiquitous Office suite.

Speaking of antivirus, Bitdefender’s latest Total Security suite refined its ‘autopilot’ capabilities to help the system act more like a personal security assistant.

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