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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cryptomining, not ransomware, the top malware threat so far this year

April 18, 2018

Via: CSO

Cyptominer-based attacks, not ransomware-based attacks, have been the top threat so far this year, according to Comodo Cybersecurity Threat Research Labs’ Q1 Global Malware Report.In the first three months of 2018, Comodo said it “detected 28.9 million cryptominer incidents out […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Bridging the Gap Between Network and Security Operations

April 16, 2018

Via: CSO

Managing today’s increasingly distributed and complex networks is taxing even the best-funded IT teams. The ongoing requirement to adapt the network to the demands of the new digital marketplace has engineers traditionally focused on managing the core network now developing […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Adobe’s CSO talks security, the 2013 breach, and how he sets priorities

April 12, 2018

Via: CSO

It was one of the 17 biggest data breaches of the 21st century: October 2013, hackers stole login information and nearly 3 million credit card numbers from 38 million Adobe users. The company is still dealing with the cleanup, and […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

3 Non-Negotiables for an Effective Data Center Security & Workload Protection Strategy

April 11, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

We know that big data is big business… And the use of on-premises and public cloud infrastructure is growing, according to the Cisco 2018 Security Capabilities Benchmark Study. In the 2017 study, 27 percent of security professionals said they are […]


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Alternative communications planning and cybersecurity incident response

April 9, 2018

Via: CSO

There seems to be no end in sight for ransomware and malware attacks after the spike in high-profile incidents last summer. This includes the Wannacry ransomware strike in May 2017; PetWrap/NotPetya attacks in June; the identification of “BlackOasis” through an […]


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Facebook secretly tried to get hospitals to share patient data

April 9, 2018

Via: CSO

Today, 87 million Facebook users will find out if their data may have been shared with Cambridge Analytica. All 2.2 billion Facebook users will receive a “Protecting Your Information” notice, which is linked to apps they used and the information […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Microsoft Windows 10 vs. Apple macOS: 18 security features compared

April 6, 2018

Via: CSO

One of the quickest ways to troll IT security professionals is to proclaim that either Microsoft Windows computers or Apple Macs have better security. In reality, both OSes are adequately secure when operated with their default security settings along with […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

What hackers do: their motivations and their malware

April 5, 2018

Via: CSO

Understanding hackers and how they attack Whatever the threat, it is arriving to your computer in one of two ways: human adversary or malware. Human attackers can use any of the hundreds of thousands of known computer exploits and attack […]


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Another massive DDoS internet blackout could be coming your way

April 4, 2018

Via: CSO

A massive internet blackout similar to the Dyn DNS outage in 2016 could easily happen again, despite relatively low-cost countermeasures, according to a new study out of Harvard University. The DDoS attack on Dyn took many major web sites offline […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Leveraging analytics to improve security

April 3, 2018

Via: CSO

The concept of big data can be overwhelming for many organizations. They know that they have valuable information coming in from various sources, but often struggle with how to organize and action that data in any meaningful way. This struggle […]