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Content posted in December 2017
The Hard Work of Pointing Fingers
Larry Loeb 12/21/2017 13 comments
Pointing the finger at a perpetrator is difficult. Pointing it at the right perpetrator is even harder. That doesn't stop many organizations from trying.
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.
Cloud Security Is an Enterprise Responsibility – Report
News Analysis 12/13/2017 4 comments
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.
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.
Malware targets Schneider Electric's Triconex safety instrumented system.
Companies think that they are much safer than their actual password practices would suggest.
Security firm Preempt issued an advisory that showed how to conceptually bypass the Enhanced Protection for Authentication that prevents attackers from performing a relay of NT Lan Manager messages to top-level security sessions.
Researchers found that 81% of consumers still favor passwords for making payments online due to concerns about the security of new biometric options.
Everyone be cool, this is one heckuva robbery!
In a wide-ranging interview, Cisco security boss Gee Rittenhouse talks about how machine learning, AI, blockchain and other emerging technologies ...
CloudPassage's new technology, called Container Secure, involves a five-step process to ensure seamless security in container deployments from the ...
You can't so much as go to a coffee shop today without hearing the word 'blockchain.' Hearing about a useful blockchain is less common, but ...
Last year, 60 million companies changed owners worldwide. That turnover makes it incredibly difficult to avoid doing business with entities (e.g., ...
Keith Furst of Data Derivatives interviews Daniel Wagner, author of a new book, Virtual Terror: 21st Century Cyber Warfare. They discuss the ways ...
Sage Wagner, senior security pre-sales engineer with RiskSense, provides a demo of the company's latest technology 'RiskSense Solution,' a ...
Janus Technologies is launching a line of products that protect against the many threats to enterprises' sensitive data. David Schultz, vice ...
This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.
An interview with Steve Grobman, CTO of McAfee