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6 reasons why a secure advanced SD-WAN is critical to SASE

February 29, 2024

Via: Network World

Gartner says that “By 2026, 60% of new SD-WAN purchases will be part of a single-vendor secure access service edge (SASE) offering, up from 15% in 2022.”1 But, what if SD-WAN was not part of SASE (Secure Access Service Edge)? […]


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Top cybersecurity salaries shoot past $780k

February 29, 2024

Via: CSO Online

The top 10% of cybersecurity professionals in the US drew as much as $783,000 on average in 2023, according to according to a joint IANS and Artico Search study. Although well-compensated, cybersecurity roles are often multifunctional, and typical functional combinations […]


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Three new advanced threat groups targeted industrial organizations last year

February 28, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Industrial organizations that own operational technology (OT) assets were targeted by three new advanced threat groups last year. In total, industrial cybersecurity firm Dragos tracked 10 OT-focused threat groups that had active operations in 2023, but attacks from hacktivists and […]


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How will AI change the security operations center?

February 27, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Cyberattacks are scaling up. That means security operations center (SOC) teams are overwhelmed by the volume of alerts they must analyze and how to sort out real threats vs. system noise. The good news? Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to […]


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3 guiding principles of data security in the AI era

February 27, 2024

Via: CSO Online

AI hype and adoption are seemingly at an all-time high with nearly 70% of respondents to a recent S&P report on Global AI Trends saying they have at least one AI project in production. While the promise of AI can […]


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Broadcom repackages VMware SASE, adds Symantec security

February 27, 2024

Via: Network World

Broadcom wasted little time putting an old stamp on newly integrated VMware product – VMware VeloCloud SASE, secured by Symantec – aimed at helping customers secure highly distributed network resources. The single-vendor SASE offering revives VMware VeloCloud SD-WAN branding and […]


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The Increasing Trend of Consolidation in the IT and Cybersecurity World

February 27, 2024

Via: Network Computing

In recent years, the world of IT and Cybersecurity has seen a notable trend toward consolidation. Naturally, most people point to shrinking budgets as the driver behind this. After all, a new report from IANS Research and Artico Search found […]


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IBM X-Force: Stolen credentials a top risk to network infrastructure

February 22, 2024

Via: Network World

Attacks on critical network infrastructure are increasing, according to a report from IBM’s threat intelligence unit, X-Force. “Worldwide, nearly 70% of attacks that X-Force responded to were against critical infrastructure organizations, an alarming finding highlighting that cybercriminals are wagering on […]


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Identity hacking saw sharp rise 2023

February 22, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Threat actors, frequently frustrated by improved enterprise security systems, increased their efforts to compromise credentials in 2023, according to CrowdStrike’s 10th annual global threat report released Wednesday. “Threat actors are running into EDR products out there that are making it […]


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Report ranks sustainable edge strategies for telco providers

February 15, 2024

Via: Data Centre & Network News

To help telco providers navigate sustainability at the edge, STL Partners has released a new report, Sustainability Insights: Navigating Sustainable Edge Strategies. The report finds that advanced edge sustainability strategies can reduce telco providers’ energy usage by 3% to 5% […]


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Will generative AI kill KYC authentication?

February 14, 2024

Via: CSO Online

For decades, the financial sector and other industries have relied on an authentication mechanism dubbed “know your customer” (KYC), a process that confirms a person’s identity when opening account and then periodically confirming that identity overtime. KYC typically involves a […]


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Nation-state threat actors using LLMs to boost cyber operations

February 14, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Nation-state groups Forest Blizzard, Emerald Sleet, Crimson Sandstorm, Charcoal Typhoon, and Salmon Typhoon are using large language models (LLMs) to improve and expand their criminal activities, according to findings from Microsoft Threat Intelligence Cyber Signals 2024, done in collaboration with […]


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Is privacy being traded away in the name of innovation and security?

February 12, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Just a couple of weeks ago, International Privacy Day passed with the usual fanfare as companies, organizations, and governments seized the opportunity to push their sound bites highlighting the importance of making privacy paramount. But I see an irony in […]


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Cisco amps up security breach protection service

February 12, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco is adding a new top-level service tier to its suite of security offerings aimed at helping customers monitor, detect, investigate and remediate threats across the enterprise. New to the lineup is a Premier level of service for Cisco’s Breach […]


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Phishing attack uses compromised SendGrid accounts to target additional users

February 8, 2024

Via: CSO Online

A group of attackers have compromised accounts on the SendGrid email delivery platform and are using them to launch phishing attacks against other SendGrid customers. The campaign is likely an attempt to collect credentials for a mass email service with […]


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Orange Becomes First in Slovakia to Offer Cyber-Secure 5G FWA for Businesses

February 7, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Orange Slovakia has become the first operator in the country to provide 5G Internet connectivity for companies. After a successful test run that started on December 14, 2023, the service is now available for business customers. This service provides businesses […]


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Cisco boosts security wares with AI-driven access control, identity management

February 6, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco is updating elements of its overarching Security Cloud platform to help enterprise customers better protect widely distributed resources. The enhancements include a new service called Identity Intelligence that brings together information from the vendor’s existing security products, such as […]


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US government agencies ordered to take Ivanti VPN products offline

February 2, 2024

Via: CSO Online

In January, Ivanti alerted customers that hackers were exploiting two zero-day vulnerabilities in its Ivanti Connect Secure and Ivanti Policy Secure. This week the company revealed that two other vulnerabilities were discovered in the meantime, with one already being exploited […]


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ST Micro gains Level-3 high-security IoT certification for STM32 family

February 1, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

STMicroelectronics (ST Micro) has gained level-three (Level 3) certification from both SESIP and PSA Certified for its STM32 system-on-chip security solution, which allows IoT developers to write and deploy code on its STM32 family of IoT-geared 32-bit microcontroller integrated circuits […]


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FCC, FTC tout robocall enforcement

January 31, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission said that a an ongoing joint effort to undermine and reduce spam and scam robocalls is bearing fruit. The two agencies have been jointly focusing on robocall enforcement; the FTC calls […]