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FireEye Researchers Identify Triton Malware in Industrial Systems
News Analysis  
12/15/2017   Post a comment
Researchers with FireEye have found traces of a malware called Triton that has targeted industrial systems and other critical infrastructure in much the same way as Stuxnet was.
Office 365 Flaw Could Lead to 'Stealthy Admin' Headaches
Simon Marshall  
12/15/2017   Post a comment
A recently discovered flaw in Microsoft's Office 365 suite could meant that a business's so-called "stealthy admins" could compromise security without even realizing it.
Russian DNS Gobbling Up Internet Traffic
Larry Loeb  
12/15/2017   Post a comment
BGPMON researchers have found that Russian DNS servers redirected Internet traffic through Russia several times earlier this month. The question is whether it's a test or a harbinger of things to come.
Small Businesses Are Cybercrime Targets
News Analysis  
12/14/2017   Post a comment
Hackers aren't just after the big fish – they're coming after small businesses, as well.
Juniper Looks to Automate Security Policies for Enterprises
News Analysis  
12/14/2017   Post a comment
A skills shortage is making IT security harder: Juniper is looking to address that issue by helping businesses automate the policy process.
Cloud Security Is an Enterprise Responsibility Report
News Analysis  
12/13/2017   1 comment
When it comes to the 'shared responsibility,' enterprises and their cloud providers have equally important roles to play. However, the ultimately responsibility for protecting data falls to the business and its IT and security departments, according to NSS Labs.
5 Critical Cloud Security Questions
News Analysis  
12/13/2017   Post a comment
Security has come to the cloud; here are five questions to ask when it's time for cloud security to come to your organization.
Kaspersky Names WannaCry 'Vulnerability of the Year'
Simon Marshall  
12/12/2017   Post a comment
Of all the breaches, malware and ransomware that security researchers saw this year, WannaCry had the greatest effect, according to Kaspersky Labs.
Automation Answers Security Skills Shortage
News Analysis  
12/12/2017   Post a comment
The often-discussed cybersecurity skills shortage may find a solution in security automation.
enSilo Researchers: Your NTFS Transactions Belong to Us
Larry Loeb  
12/11/2017   6 comments
A pair of researchers from enSilo have disclosed how they created a new vulnerability within Windows-based systems that can compromise NTFS transactions, and the worst part is that security vendors are not prepared.
CFOs: Cybersecurity Is About Risk, Not Vendors
News Analysis  
12/11/2017   Post a comment
At a recent forum for CFOs, panelists discussed the pros and cons of cybersecurity products and vendors in a time where major breaches are occurring every few weeks.
Machine Learning for Ransomware Defense
News Analysis  
12/11/2017   7 comments
Ransomware keeps getting more dangerous but defense is improving, too. Machine learning might be the key to actually keeping up with the level of attacks.
Startup Attivo Advocates for 'Deceptive' Security Protection
Simon Marshall  
12/8/2017   5 comments
When it comes to security, how deceptive should enterprises be to thwart cybercriminals? Attivo Networks and a number of other security startups are advocating a different approach.
More Security Might Not Cure Ransomware
News Analysis  
12/8/2017   11 comments
Ransomware is definitely a security issue, but 'more security' may not be the solution so many are looking for.
Global Security Spending Will Top $96B in 2018 Report
News Analysis  
12/7/2017   2 comments
Gartner is predicting that worldwide spending on security will increase 8% between 2017 and 2018 to reach $96 billion. New regulations, such as the GDPR in Europe, are forcing enterprises to spend more.
Equifax Breach Points to Similar Security Concerns Report
Simon Marshall  
12/7/2017   2 comments
The Equifax breach earlier this year exposed more than 140 million personal records, shocking many people. However, a new Fortinet report shows that the vulnerabilities used in that attack are becoming more common.
Keys to Moving Security to the Cloud
News Analysis  
12/7/2017   1 comment
Security in the cloud may be the security you need; here is how to know where your security should live.
Crypto Wars: The Show That Never Ends
Larry Loeb  
12/6/2017   8 comments
The German Interior Ministry is spearheading an effort to create a new law that would require tech companies to provide backdoors for a range of devices. It's the latest salvo in the war over encryption.
Surviving the Holiday Bot Security Surge
News Analysis  
12/6/2017   6 comments
Bots can make security life interesting at any time. In the holiday shopping frenzy they're going to cause problems for retailers, wholesalers and anyone else touching the public Internet.
Andromeda Botnet Dismantled by International Law Enforcement Coalition
News Analysis  
12/5/2017   4 comments
The FBI, along with several other European law enforcement agencies, shut down the massive Andromeda Botnet, which was involved in 80 different malware families and infected millions of PCs.
The Security Risk Lurking in the Board of Directors
Simon Marshall  
12/5/2017   2 comments
Corporate boards are a significant security concern, according to new research from Palo Alto Networks. However, there are ways for CSOs to mitigate this internal threat.
Security Lessons From Japanese Castles
News Analysis  
12/5/2017   1 comment
The design of feudal Japanese castles can teach us a lot about modern computer security.
Device Servers May Have Leaked Telnet Passwords for Years
Larry Loeb  
12/4/2017   2 comments
A security researcher has found that servers that connect older, industrial hardware to the Internet have been leaking Telnet passwords, possibly for years.
Too Many Alerts: A Holiday Infosec Horror Story
News Analysis  
12/4/2017   1 comment
Too many alerts can be as catastrophic as too few. But how do you manage to get just enough warning messages?
Wearables Bring Privacy & Security Headaches to the Enterprise
Curt Franklin  
12/1/2017   1 comment
A new generation of wearables is creating a new level of vulnerability for business networks.
Identity Issues: A Friday Haiku
Curt Franklin  
12/1/2017   3 comments
Identity matters; the real question is how to figure out who you really are.
Email Bug Shows Flaws in Reporting System
Larry Loeb  
12/1/2017   Post a comment
When one of the world's most commonly used email applications doesn't have a bug-reporting system, things get very public very quickly.
IoT Regulation Could Save the Internet
News Analysis  
11/30/2017   Post a comment
Momentum may be building for meaningful (and useful) security regulations for the IoT.
AWS Adds Security Management to Growing Portfolio
Simon Marshall  
11/30/2017   Post a comment
AWS has announced major new security management features for its massive public cloud infrastructure.
Major Apple Flaw Found, Fixed & Still Dangerous
Curt Franklin  
11/29/2017   12 comments
A vulnerability in MacOS High Sierra could leave Macs open and vulnerable in the world of the Internet.
Intel Management Engine Has a Big Problem
Larry Loeb  
11/29/2017   9 comments
Intel's Management Engine has a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to own your entire system. And they aren't planning to fix it.
AI Prepares for Security Spotlight
Simon Marshall  
11/29/2017   1 comment
Versive puts AI to work finding and identifying cybersecurity threats.
Aporeto Launches Zero Trust Security Solution
Curt Franklin  
11/28/2017   1 comment
A new security approach from Aporeto assumes that your network security is leaky as a sieve.
PreVeil Pushes Encryption Past the End
Simon Marshall  
11/28/2017   1 comment
PreVeil is pushing encryption beyond its normal endpoints to protect data wherever it is.
McAfee Buys SkyHigh Networks for CASB Functions
Curt Franklin  
11/27/2017   Post a comment
McAfee has announced that it is purchasing CASB pioneer Skyhigh Networks to bring cloud security to the endpoint security giant.
DDoS Attacks Trend in a Bad Direction
Simon Marshall  
11/27/2017   2 comments
DDoS attacks aren't going away; they're becoming larger, more frequent and more frequently used in conjunction with other attacks.
Microsoft Misses Memory Mistake: The Security That Wasn't
Larry Loeb  
11/27/2017   Post a comment
An error in implementing a security routine means millions of users thought to be protected against a particular attack were actually more vulnerable than ever.
Security Executives Respond to Uber Breach News
Curt Franklin  
11/22/2017   31 comments
The news from Uber is rippling across the business landscape. Executives and leaders have a variety of responses to the breach and its aftermath. Here's a roundup of some of those reactions.
Uber Loses Customer Data: Customers Yawn & Keep Riding
News Analysis  
11/22/2017   31 comments
Uber's latest breach revelations offer lessons in how not to respond to a breach. Is it a good thing, or a bad thing, that customers don't seem to care?
Common Sense Means Rethinking NIST Password Rules
News Analysis  
11/21/2017   2 comments
NIST has provided guidance on passwords but those rules conflict with the real world. The world isn't changing, so the guidance should shift.
It's Inevitable: You've Been Hacked
Curt Franklin  
11/20/2017   3 comments
If your personal information is available on the Internet, you should assume that a hacker has it.
The Face of Enterprise Security
Larry Loeb  
11/20/2017   14 comments
Facial recognition is starting to grow as a technology on consumer devices; what does that mean for your enterprise security?
Quad9 Brings Secure DNS to the Masses
Curt Franklin  
11/17/2017   1 comment
An industry alliance has introduced Quad9, a free DNS service that can protect users from phishing, bots and malware websites.
Friday Haiku: A Shopping Chill
Curt Franklin  
11/17/2017   6 comments
A cautionary note for the season in this week's Friday Haiku.
Barracuda Launches Next-Gen Cloud Firewalls
Curt Franklin  
11/17/2017   1 comment
A new set of features makes Barracuda's newest firewalls 'cloud-generation' services.
10 Clues That Network Traffic Is Bad
News Analysis  
11/16/2017   Post a comment
Threats often come in the form of bad network traffic. These 10 tips tell you whether bad traffic is worth worrying about.
Kaspersky Takes on 2018
Simon Marshall  
11/16/2017   2 comments
Kaspersky Labs has released its security predictions for 2018 and there are troubling trends ahead.
iPhone's Facial Recognition Shows Cracks
Curt Franklin  
11/15/2017   1 comment
A research firm says that it has successfully spoofed the facial recognition technology used in Apple's flagship iPhone X.
Should Security Silos Still Stand?
Simon Marshall  
11/15/2017   Post a comment
DevSecOps would tear down every functional silo in security. Is that a good thing, or do corporate silos still serve a valuable purpose?
The Gift of Simple Security
Simon Marshall  
11/14/2017   Post a comment
Alert Logic's Marc Willebeek-Lemair has seen complex security and now thinks that simple solutions are the best for most enterprises.
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A recently discovered flaw in Microsoft's Office 365 suite could meant that a business's so-called "stealthy admins" could compromise security without even realizing it.
BGPMON researchers have found that Russian DNS servers redirected Internet traffic through Russia several times earlier this month. The question is whether it's a test or a harbinger of things to come.
Of all the breaches, malware and ransomware that security researchers saw this year, WannaCry had the greatest effect, according to Kaspersky Labs.
A pair of researchers from enSilo have disclosed how they created a new vulnerability within Windows-based systems that can compromise NTFS transactions, and the worst part is that security vendors are not prepared.
When it comes to security, how deceptive should enterprises be to thwart cybercriminals? Attivo Networks and a number of other security startups are advocating a different approach.
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