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Micro Focus acquires cybersecurity startup Interset

Enterprise - CRN - For its machine learning and user and entity behavior analytics capabilities.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:41:02 - #cybersecurity #acquisition #machinelearning #security

First Fines show Reality of GDPR Laws

SupplyChain - Software AG - GDPR is not a myth, but a tough reality - a lesson that Google learned recently.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:40:51 - #software-ag #gdpr #security

Free Tool: Honey Feed

Infosec - Security Affairs - Cybersecurity expert Marco Ramilli shared another tool of his arsenal that extracts suspicious IPs from undesired connections,...
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:13:18 - #cybersecurity #security

Microsoft study shows poor employee habits threaten cybersecurity

Enterprise - Silicon Republic - Microsoft Ireland has today (18 February) warned that poor cybersecurity habits within large public and private sector organisations...
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:13:11 - #microsoft #cybersecurity #phishing #security

Another database with hacked account details found for sale on the dark web

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Another day, another database of hacked account details has been discovered for sale on the dark web with the latest containing...
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:40:47 - #security

A new batch of 127 million records appears in the dark web

Infosec - Security Affairs - A new batch of 127 million records appears in the dark web, this time the huge trove of data appears to be originated from...
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:40:00 - #cybersecurity #security

IBM sets forth with a strong cybersecurity message

Infosec - CSO Online - I just got back from attending IBM Think in San Francisco. Though it was a quick trip across the country, I was inundated with IBM's...
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:39:59 - #ibm #redhat #cybersecurity #ai #acquisition #hybridcloud #security

How to Build Comprehensive Security Processes With Threat Intelligence

Infosec - Recorded Future - As children, many of us played with the classic assortment of blocks, columns, and other shapes known as Lincoln Logs. I spent...
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:39:58 - #ibm #cybersecurity #phishing #threatintelligence #security

IBM has a strong cybersecurity message, but few know what it is

Infosec - CSO Online - I just got back from attending IBM Think in San Francisco. Though it was a quick trip across the country, I was inundated with IBM's...
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:39:57 - #ibm #redhat #cybersecurity #ai #acquisition #hybridcloud #security

US healthcare data breach settlements topped $28m in 2018

Infosec - The Daily Swig - HHS announces 'record year for HIPAA enforcement'
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:39:56 - #cybersecurity #security

Identity is Security: Hacking is in the Air

Infosec - The Identity Quotient Blog - Love may have been in the air this week, but hackers managed to find a way to hack that this Valentine's Day. In...
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:39:55 - #android #cybersecurity #gdpr #security

Data breaches exposed 5 billion records in 2018.

Infosec - CSO Online - The number of publicly known data breaches decreased last year compared to 2017, despite harsher breach notification rules going...
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:39:54 - #cybersecurity #security

Five emerging cybersecurity threats you should take very seriously in 2019

Enterprise - ZDNet News - Ransomware isn't the only cyberthreat your business will face this year. Here are five emerging threats that leaders need to know...
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:39:49 - #cybersecurity #security

New DNS security service a major highlight of PAN-OS 9.0 release

Enterprise - - Another key software addition is a new Policy Optimizer, that uses network intelligence to find and remove legacy firewall rules...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:13:07 - #oracle #cisco #paloaltonetworks #cybersecurity #cloud #azure #firewall #aws #machinelearning #nutanix #security

CyberArk Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results

Business Wire - CyberArk, (NASDAQ: CYBR), the global leader in privileged access security, today announced record financial results for the fourth quarter and...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:41:53 - #cyberark #security

10 essential steps to improve your security posture

Infosec - CSO Online - It has never been easier for cybercriminals to infect your business with malware or ransomware. A vast array of malware tools can...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:41:44 - #cybersecurity #security

New Professional Development Institute Aims to Combat Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Infosec - Dark Reading - The (ISC)2 announces a new institute for working cybersecurity professionals to continue their education.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:41:42 - #cybersecurity #security

How to Create a Dream Team for the New Age of Cybersecurity

Infosec - Dark Reading - When each member of your security team is focused on one narrow slice of the pie, it's easy for adversaries to enter through the...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:41:41 - #cybersecurity #security

Focus on Security First, Before Coding the Next Feature Set

Enterprise - Palo Alto Networks Blog - Before you start working on the next set of product features, I implore you to do a security assessment.
As we were...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:13:56 - #microsoft #cloud #aws #devops #paloaltonetworks #azure #googlecloud #security

Hacker who stole 620 million records strikes again, stealing 127 million more

Tech - TechCrunch - A hacker who stole close to 620 million user records from 16 websites has stolen another 127 million records from 8 more websites,...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:40:03 - #cybersecurity #security

GDPR Is Tough and Set to Get Even Tougher

Web Marketing - CMS Wire - Many enterprises don't believe they have a GDPR problem. Most enterprises think they have it under control. However, figures in the...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:13:13 - #cybersecurity #gdpr #security

What CEOs Need to Know About the Future of Cybersecurity

Infosec - Infosec Island - Until recently, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) received information and reports encouraging them to consider information...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:44:22 - #supplychain #cybersecurity #security

Adventures of Cyber Security Monitoring During 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections

Infosec - TripWire - The State of Security - With all the Russian election hacking scandals in the news during and after the 2016 Presidential election,...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:44:21 - #tripwire #cybersecurity #security

2018 Was Second-Most Active Year for Data Breaches

Infosec -
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:44:20 - #cybersecurity #security

Ubuntu snapd flaw allows getting root access to the system.

Infosec - Security Affairs - Expert discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability in default installations of Ubuntu Linux that resides in the snapd...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:44:19 - #ubuntu #security

How to Defend Against The runC Container Vulnerability

Infosec - Threat Stack - Earlier this week security researchers Adam Iwaniuk and Borys Poplawski published details on a vulnerability in runC, the underlying...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:41:37 - #cybersecurity #docker #kubernetes #security

4 Ransomware Trends to Watch in 2019

Infosec - Recorded Future - At the end of each year for the last two years, I have written articles predicting trends in ransomware for the next coming...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:41:36 - #microsoft #phishing #cybersecurity #security

Palo Alto Networks Now Offers SOC Services

Enterprise - Palo Alto Networks Blog - Every second matters when responding to an attack. Today, many security analysts are inundated with imprecise alerts...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:41:29 - #paloaltonetworks #cybersecurity #firewall #threatintelligence #security

Azure Stack User Defined Routing Problem

Enterprise - Azure Field Notes - I'm writing this post to highlight a problem I've encountered with User Defined Routes/Route Tables, and their implementation...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:41:27 - #microsoft #cloud #azure #firewall #security

Carbonite sees transformative opportunity in security market with Webroot acquisition

Enterprise - - Carbonite retreads a path that others have taken with their announced purchase of Webroot, bringing together natural adjacencies...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:41:18 - #acquisition #threatintelligence #security

Tenable Doubles Cyber Exposure Technology Integrations to Help Customers Manage and Measure Cyber Risk Holistically

Globe Newswire - Tenable(r), Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced that the company more than doubled its Cyber Exposure Ecosystem throughout 2018,...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:40:53 - #cybersecurity #security

January 2019's Most Wanted Malware: A Significant New Threat Speaks Up

Globe Newswire - Technology - Check Point's researchers detect growth of 'SpeakUp' - a new Linux backdoor which is spreading the XMRig crypto-mining malware...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:40:52 - #cybersecurity #security

How to Locate Security Issues in Your API

Enterprise - Architects Zone - According to Gartner, by 2022, API abuse will be the most frequented attack vector in enterprises. Today, a popular API security...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:13:30 - #security

Symantec Acquires Software Defined Perimeter and Zero Trust Innovator Luminate Security to Extend the Power of Integrated Cyber Defense in the Cloud Generation

Business Wire - Symantec Corp. today announced the acquisition of Luminate Security, a privately held company with pioneering Software Defined Perimeter technology.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:41:05 - #cybersecurity #acquisition #security

Akamai earnings beat on cyber-security strength

Media - Reuters - Technology - Akamai Technologies Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and forecast current-quarter profit above estimates,...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:41:03 - #akamai #cybersecurity #security

Exploit kits: winter 2019 review

Infosec - Malwarebytes Unpacked - Active malvertising campaigns in December and the new year have kept exploit kit activity from hibernating in winter...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:40:49 - #cybersecurity #security

Microsoft Patches Zero-Day Browser Bug Under Active Attack

Infosec - Threatpost - In its February Patch Tuesday bulletin Microsoft patches four public bugs and one that under active attack.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:40:48 - #microsoft #security

Major Container Security Flaw Threatens Cascading Attacks

Infosec - Threatpost - A fundamental component of container technologies like Docker, cri-o, containerd and Kubernetes contains an important vulnerability...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:40:47 - #docker #kubernetes #security

Transforming Alert Fatigue Into Proactive Security Management

Infosec - Threat Stack - In a recent study, 72% of CISOs stated that their teams are facing alert fatigue, while 82% of respondents to a Threat Stack survey...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:40:46 - #devops #machinelearning #security

Microsoft charts progress in out-boxing security vulnerabilities

Infosec - The Daily Swig - Exploit mitigation can only go so far
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:40:45 - #microsoft #security

Introducing PAN-OS 9.0: Stop Threats Hiding in DNS, Close Security Gaps

Enterprise - Palo Alto Networks Blog - Today, we're excited to announce PAN-OS 9.0, the latest version of the software that powers our next-generation firewalls....
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:13:41 - #oracle #cisco #datacenter #iot #paloaltonetworks #antivirus #cybersecurity #phishing #cloud #azure #firewall #aws #machinelearning #nutanix #threatintelligence #security

Trend Micro Survey Finds 80 Percent of U.S. Businesses Expect a Critical Breach in 2019

Business Wire - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released the results of its Cyber Risk Index...
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:13:40 - #cybersecurity #security

Vulnerability Management Solution Tripwire IP360 Now Discovers More Than 200,000 Conditions

Business Wire - Tripwire Announces Expanded Coverage and Remediation Guidance for Vulnerability Management Solution Tripwire IP360
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:13:39 - #tripwire #security

McAfee's Ken McCray Recognized as 2019 CRN(r) Channel Chief

Business Wire - McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, announced today that CRN(r), a brand of The Channel Company, has named Ken McCray, head of...
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:13:35 - #cybersecurity #security

Comtech Telecommunication Corp. Receives $11.9 Million in Orders for Cyber Training

Business Wire - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today, that during its second quarter of fiscal 2019, its Command...
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:13:34 - #cybersecurity #security

CI Security Launches Insight Partner Program to Improve Cybersecurity for More Organizations

Business Wire - More businesses and organizations deserve modern, realistic cyber security. To reach that wider range of customers, CI Security is announcing...
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:13:33 - #cybersecurity #security

​Why Russia is planning to briefly disconnect from the internet

Think - Big Think - Russia hopes to find out how smoothly it could transition to a self-contained internet in the event foreign actors tried to disconnect...
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:13:31 - #microsoft #domains #cybersecurity #security

620 million accounts stolen from 16 hacked websites available for sale on the dark web

Infosec - Security Affairs - 620 million accounts stolen from 16 hacked websites (Dubsmash, Armor Games, 500px, Whitepages, ShareThis) available for sale...
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:13:04 - #cybersecurity #security

Micropatch released for Adobe Reader zero-day vulnerability

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - The 0patch fix temporarily patches a data-stealing exploit in Adobe Reader.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:40:28 - #cybersecurity #security

Patch this run(DM)c Docker flaw or you be illin'... Tricky containers can root host boxes. It's like that - and that's the way it is

Enterprise - The Register - 'Doomsday scenario' unless devops crowd walks this way
Aleksa Sarai, a senior software engineer at SUSE Linux GmbH, has disclosed...
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:40:22 - #devops #docker #security