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How Creative DDOS Attacks Still Slip Past Defenses

Wired News - While some major distributed-denial-of-service attacks have been thwarted this month, the threat remains as critical as ever.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:13:30 - #ddos #security

Keeping cloud entry points secure with Google Chrome Enterprise

Google Enterprise Blog - When we introduced Chrome Enterprise last August, our aim was to provide a single solution that connected employees while giving admins the flexibility...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:13:28 - #sanmina #vmware #supplychain #cybersecurity #phishing #security

Bitdefender GravityZone Elite Tops AV-Comparatives Next-Gen Endpoint Security Test

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation - Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity technology company protecting over 500 million users worldwide, today announced the results of the...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:25 - #cybersecurity #security

Alpine Unveils Cybersecurity Certification Exam Pass Guarantee

PR Newswire: High Tech Security - Alpine Security ("Alpine"), an established innovator in cybersecurity solutions serving clients worldwide, has unveiled the Exam Pass Guarantee,...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:28 - #cybersecurity #security

DigiCert Replacement of Symantec-Issued Certificates Reaches Milestone; Millions of SSL Certificates have been Issued in Anticipation of Google Chrome 66 Distrust Date

PR Newswire: High Tech Security - DigiCert, Inc., the leading global provider of SSL and other PKI solutions for securing web traffic and the Internet of Things (IoT), announced...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:21 - #iot #digicert #security

IBM Study: Responding to Cybersecurity Incidents Still a Major Challenge for Businesses

PR Newswire: High Tech Security - IBM (NYSE: IBM) Security today announced the results of a global study exploring the factors and challenges of being a Cyber Resilient organization....
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:20 - #ibm #cybersecurity #security

Limelight Networks Helps Companies Defend against Cyber Threats with New Bot Management Solution

Business Wire: Hardware - Limelight Networks, Inc. today announced a new Advanced Bot Manager option for its Limelight Application Firewall Solution.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:13 - #firewall #security

Code42 Receives Industry Recognition for its Enterprise Security Solution

Business Wire: Hardware - Code42, the global leader in cloud-based endpoint data security and recovery, announced today that it won three industry awards for its enterprise...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:12 - #code42 #cybersecurity #security

Smart Eye: Kaspersky Lab Discovers Severe Flaws That Could Transform Smart Cameras into Surveillance Tool

Business Wire: Hardware - Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered security vulnerabilities in popular smart cameras that could transform them into a surveillance...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:11 - #cybersecurity #security

VMware addresses a DoS flaw in Workstation and Fusion products

Infosec - Security Affairs - VMware has addressed a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-6957, in its Workstation 12.x and 14.x and...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:13:11 - #cisco #vmware #security

5 Protective Ps to help you prevent network takeovers [VIDEO]

Infosec - Naked Security - Recently, we've seen crooks unleashing ransomware and cryptojacking on whole networks at a time - so here are 5 tips to defend...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:41:53 - #cybersecurity #security

Cybersecurity Professionals Start to Command Digital Business Respect

Infosec - Barracuda - There are a million reasons why many cybersecurity professionals could feel down about the state of IT security within their organization....
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:41:52 - #cybersecurity #security

Retailers Must Adopt a Proactive Intelligence-Driven Security Strategy

Infosec - Recorded Future - Retailers are under siege from cybercriminals.
With the advent of e-commerce over two decades ago, the retail industry entered...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:41:51 - #cybersecurity #ai #threatintelligence #security

Everyone is Stressing About GDPR -- Here's What Tech Leaders Should Do Now

Enterprise - Data Center Knowledge - GDPR doesn't prescribe how to protect data, but EU regulators still judge whether you took sufficient precautions.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:39:50 - #datacenter #gdpr #security

Whois? More like WHOWAS: Domain database on verge of collapse over EU privacy

Enterprise - The Register - Governments refuse to get sucked into policy shambles, kibosh DNS GDPR plans
An effort to resolve conflicts between upcoming European...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:39:49 - #domains #gdpr #security

10 Things To Test In Your Future NGFW: Dynamic Security Policies

Enterprise - Palo Alto Networks Blog - This post is part of a blog series where we examine the 10 things to test in your future next-generation firewall....
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:39:48 - #datacenter #paloaltonetworks #firewall #security

WarGames is a fascinating take on interactive TV tied to a stereotypical hacker story

The Verge - There's a scene in WarGames, the latest interactive experience from Her Story creator Sam Barlow, where the main character Kelly is sifting through...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:42:16 - #security

Intel says 'partitions' in new chips will correct the design flaw that created Spectre and Meltdown

GeekWire - After security researchers were able to exploit design flaws in modern processors that lay undetected for up to 20 years, Intel said it would...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:48:14 - #security

The Top 5 Application Security Activities for GDPR Compliance

Infosec - - Part I of a 2-part series to inform the AppSec community regarding the upcoming GDPR regulations.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:13:36 - #gdpr #security

Palo Alto Networks to acquire for $300 million

Infosec - CyberScoop - Palo Alto Networks is acquiring cloud security compliance company for $300 million, the two California-based companies...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:13:35 - #microsoft #cloud #aws #devops #paloaltonetworks #azure #acquisition #security

Qrypter RAT hits 243 organizations worldwide in February

Infosec - Security Affairs - Qrypter RAT hits 243 organizations worldwide in February 2018, its popularity in the cybercrime ecosystem continues to increase.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:13:33 - #cybersecurity #firewall #security

What's new in Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for March 2018?

Infosec - Security Affairs - Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for March 2018 - Microsoft released security updates for 75 security flaws, 14 of them listed...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:13:32 - #microsoft #security

Machine Learning: Practical Applications for Cybersecurity

Infosec - Recorded Future - Key Takeaways
Despite what you've seen in the movies, machines are not about to replace the need for human intelligence.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:13:31 - #ibm #cybersecurity #phishing #firewall #ai #machinelearning #threatintelligence #security

A Secure Enterprise Starts with a Cyber-Aware Staff

Infosec - Dark Reading - An attack doesn't have to be super high-tech to cause a lot of damage. Make sure your employees know how to spot an old-fashioned...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:13:30 - #phishing #security

Palo Alto Networks to acquire cloud security and compliance specialist

Enterprise - CRN - In bid to increase cloud security capabilities.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:42:07 - #paloaltonetworks #security

Welcome! Here Comes Cloud Security at the Speed of DevOps

Enterprise - Palo Alto Networks Blog - Today we announced our intent to acquire, the pioneer and a leader in public cloud infrastructure security....
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:13:19 - #datacenter #devops #paloaltonetworks #acquisition #security

New offers in Azure Marketplace - February 2018

Enterprise - Microsoft Azure - We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. In February 2018, 81 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria...
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:13:18 - #microsoft #ibm #juniper #ubuntu #vonage #dell #hadoop #bigdata #jamcracker #nginx #iot #devkit #centos #cloud #azure #wordpress #iaas #gdpr #security

The Buyer's Guide To Cybersecurity Services

Think - Forrester Blogs - During every Forrester Wave(tm) evaluation I conduct, I spend time sifting through vendor responses, data, client surveys,...
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:41:10 - #cybersecurity #security

Palo Alto Networks acquires cloud monitoring and workload management specialist

Think - Forrester Blogs - Palo Alto Networks (PAN) today announced plans to acquire, a predominantly API-based cloud monitoring vendor for...
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:41:08 - #paloaltonetworks #acquisition #security

Baby's First Threat Assessment?

Think - Gartner Blog Network - Upon reading my previous post, a few of you have wisely pointed out: ... but detection of WHAT? How can you talk about...
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:41:07 - #security

The 600+ Companies PayPal Shares Your Data With

Infosec - Schneier on Security - One of the effects of GDPR -- the new EU General Data Protection Regulation -- is that we're all going to be learning...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:13:30 - #gdpr #security

Avoiding security event information overload

Infosec - CSO Online - I often run into computer security event monitoring teams that brag about how much information they collect each day or second,...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:13:22 - #cybersecurity #security

March Patch Tuesday Fixes 75 Security Issues, Drops Registry Key Requirement in Windows 10

Infosec - TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog - Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for March is an eventful one, with updates that comprise fixes for 75 security...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:13:20 - #microsoft #antivirus #phishing #security

SIEM Implementation Strategies

Infosec - TripWire - The State of Security - A SIEM or Security Information and Event Management is only as good as its logs. People can think of logs...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:13:19 - #tripwire #security

Microsoft Remote Access Protocol Flaw Affects All Windows Machines

Infosec - Dark Reading - Attackers can exploit newly discovered critical crypto bug in CredSSP via a man-in-the-middle attack and then move laterally within...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:42:32 - #microsoft #security

3 areas in which CISOs are becoming more proactive

Infosec - CSO Online - I've spent a good amount of time speaking with CISOs over the past month and plan to write up a report about what I'm learning sometime...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:42:31 - #cybersecurity #security

The Real Security Benefits You Can Get From Threat Intelligence

Infosec - Recorded Future - What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of threat intelligence? Most people imagine that it's the opportunity...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:42:30 - #ddos #cybersecurity #threatintelligence #security

Samba Patches Two Critical Vulnerabilities in Server Software

Infosec - Threatpost - Samba released fixes for its networking software to address two critical vulnerabilities that allowed attackers to change admin...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:42:29 - #security

MOSQUITO attack allows to exfiltrates data from Air-Gapped computers via leverage connected speakers

Infosec - Security Affairs - MOSQUITO is new technique devised by a team of researchers at Israel's Ben Gurion University, led by the expert Mordechai...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:42:28 - #cybersecurity #security

The Proactive CISO

Infosec - CSO Online - I've spent a good amount of time speaking with CISOs over the past month and plan to write up a report about what I'm learning sometime...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:42:27 - #cybersecurity #iot #gdpr #hybridcloud #threatintelligence #security

Colorado Legislature Signals That It May Create More Stringent Data Destruction Regulations and Tighten Breach Reporting Requirements

Infosec - Office of Inadequate Security - Sammantha Tillotson and Casie Collignon of BakerHostetler write: In January 2018, Colorado legislators sponsored...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:42:26 - #cybersecurity #security

Configuring the F5 BIG-IP as an Explicit Forward Web Proxy Using Secure Web Gateway (SWG)

Enterprise - F5 DevCentral - In previous articles, we have discussed the use of F5 BIG-IP as a SSL VPN and other use cases for external or inbound access....
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:42:22 - #cybersecurity #datacenter #security

Heuristic DNS detections in Azure Security Center

Enterprise - Microsoft Azure - We have heard from many customers about their challenges with detecting highly evasive threats. To help provide guidance, we...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:13:42 - #microsoft #ddos #cybersecurity #botnet #domains #cloud #azure #security

PAN-OS 8.1: The Future of ICS SCADA With Secure Clouds

Enterprise - Palo Alto Networks Blog - I recently attended a conference for ICS SCADA security professionals where several colleagues asked me for my personal...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:13:35 - #bigdata #devops #paloaltonetworks #iaas #googlecloud #security

Spectre/Meltdown Part Two? Research Firm Audit Reveals Critical Flaws, Backdoors In Four AMD Processors

Enterprise - CRN - Thirteen critical security vulnerabilities and manufacturer backdoors have been discovered throughout AMD's Epyc, Ryzen, Ryzen Pro and...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:13:30 - #amd #security

Solving blockchain's security problem one smart contract at a time

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Security has held significant weight in arguments against enterprise blockchain initiatives. Endpoint vulnerabilities, risks of...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:40:52 - #cybersecurity #blockchain #security

AD FS Proxy Replacement on F5 BIG-IP

Enterprise - F5 DevCentral - BIG-IP Access Policy Manager can now replace the need for Web Application Proxy servers providing security for your modern AD...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:40:51 - #microsoft #ddos #cloud #azure #firewall #security

Critical vulnerability in Microsoft Remote Desktop allows attackers to steal data

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Cybersecurity firm Preempt Security Inc. today detailed a critical vulnerability in code used in Microsoft Corp.'s Remote Desktop...
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:40:49 - #microsoft #cybersecurity #security

Update Samba Servers Immediately to Patch Password Reset and DoS Vulnerabilities

Infosec - The Hacker News - Samba maintainers have just released new versions of their networking software to patch two critical vulnerabilities that could...
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:42:52 - #security

GDPR: Why Cloud Could Put Customers in EU Regulators' Sights

Enterprise - MSPmentor - Do customers know every cloud provider holding data - possibly including that on EU citizens? Probably not, because they likely don't...
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:13:38 - #gdpr #security