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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.
A new report by the US Government Accountability Office could be the catalyst for meaningful change on the Internet privacy front.
The kinds of threats an organization encounters are changing as the defenses that are brought to bear upon them change.
Russian threat actors were the most prolific last years – and were eight times faster at 'breaking out' than their nearest rival.
Cloud projects are big. Huge. So it's not perpetuating FUD to point out that cloud transformation still bears security and data-stewardship risks. But what appears too big a challenge for mere man might be no match for machine.
Zero-day vulnerabilities are serious, and on the rise. And IT-security teams make the problem worse when they fail to respond, or respond poorly, to responsible vulnerability disclosures.
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