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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How smart cities can protect against IoT security threats

November 16, 2017

Via: Networkworld Security

Smart cities, which were once confined to the realms of science fiction books, are rapidly becoming a reality all around the globe. Unfortunately, like all revolutionizing innovations, smart cities are developing their own unique challenges alongside of their perks. So […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

AI, ML – is it all just BS?

November 16, 2017

Via: CSO

Read a security related press release or been to an event recently? You’ve no doubt been wondering how you managed to do your job all this time without Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Machine Learning (ML). Do these technologies really live […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Container security tips for the C-level, from a CISO

November 15, 2017

Via: CSO

Container security has been gaining steam over the last few years. Many enterprises are experimenting with containers, and a recent 451 report showed that 25 percent of companies have already implemented the technology. While IT teams and software developers are […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

It’s all just fun and games…until it’s not

November 15, 2017

Via: CSO

Ever wonder what industry faces the highest number of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks? Logic would dictate it’s finance, because of all that money; or healthcare, with all of the confidential patient information. Wrong! It’s online gaming. Online gaming […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Build it right with NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework

November 15, 2017

Via: CSO

Thomson Reuters will also offer access to Visible Alpha’s Oneaccess Broker Vote application within Eikon, which allows users to populate recommended benchmarks based on weighted interactions data to understand the value resulting from all research relationships, and to Visible Alpha’s […]


Software

The best enterprise anti-virus protection may not be enough

November 14, 2017

Via: CSO

Traditional signature-based anti-virus is notoriously bad at stopping newer threats such as zero-day malware and ransomware, but it still has a place in the enterprise, experts say, as part of a multi-layer endpoint security protection strategy. According to a survey […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

PowerShell Tools Have Become an Attackers Weapons

November 14, 2017

Via: Toms IT Pro

PowerShell is rapidly becoming a weapon of choice for post-breach (infiltration) steps, used in many recent high profile breaches. PowerShell, according to Dave Kennedy, is “BASH for Windows” – it’s a scripting language and framework that in Windows is used […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Top 3 Future Cyber Threats For State and Local Governments

November 13, 2017

Via: Cisco Blog

Law Enforcement evidence held for ransom, utilities taken offline and transportation derailed. All have happened in the last 12 months. Sometimes it feels like TV supervillains from our childhood have come to life; CHAOS, Cobra and, worst of all, the […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The security tech stack is out of control, here is what to do about it

November 13, 2017

Via: CSO

Last year may have seen a record number of data breaches, but 2017 is already on track to break it. According to the Identity Theft Resource center (ITRC), cyber attacks tracked through June of this year were 29 percent higher than […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Google Advanced Protection Program protects high-risk users from hacks

November 10, 2017

Via: CSO

Instead of focusing on all users, Google set its sights on the minority who need the strongest security measures and today announced the launch of its Advanced Protection Program. The program goes beyond two-step verification by requiring a physical piece […]