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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

2020 cybersecurity trends: 9 threats to watch

December 12, 2019

Via: CSO

Making cybersecurity predictions is fun, but not necessarily helpful to security professionals who must decide which threats for which they should be the most prepared. “You can’t really make a good prediction about what the future’s going to hold because […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Blockchain/IoT integration accelerates, hits a ‘sweet spot’ for the two technologies

December 11, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

Three-quarters of companies implementing IoT have already adopted blockchain or plan to use it by the end of 2020, an indicator of the growing connection between the two, according to a survey of 500 U.S. companies by Gartner. While the […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Security vs. Privacy: What’s the distinction in the 5G era?

December 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

In addition to delivering an enhanced mobile broadband experience, 5G will serve as the connectivity medium for a huge array of new applications built on the collection and analysis of data. In addition to the immediate impact on consumers, 5G […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

2019 in review: data breaches, GDPR’s teeth, malicious apps, malvertising and more

December 9, 2019

Via: CSO

Midyear reports showed a 54 percent increase in breaches over last year with more than 4 billion records compromised. The year is ending with news about breaches impacting customers of Macy’s and T-Mobile. Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+, wasn’t even […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How IoT is addressing security threats in oil and gas

December 5, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

It isn’t hard to imagine the havoc a physical attack on an oil and gas operation can wreak. But few pause to consider the extent of damage that can be achieved with cyberattacks alone. Be it malware taking over control […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The Advantages of Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)

December 5, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

Network managers and security teams are facing a double-edged challenge: networks are growing far more complex and expanding across multiple perimeters just as threat vectors become increasingly difficult to detect and threats grow more sophisticated. The Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) offers […]


Security

Unpacking IoT, a series: The scalability challenge and what you can do about it

December 3, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

The Internet of Things (IoT) presents a number of challenges for network engineers. In my previous post, I explained how Cisco is helping to address the biggest IoT challenge by far: security. In this post, we’ll cover the next challenge: […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

A New Day for Critical Infrastructure Security & Resilience

November 27, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

It’s a new Day for National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience. While November is recognized as the month focused on this issue in the U.S., for some time, digital transformation has widened the aperture of our lens dramatically. This year, […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

7 mobile security threats that may catch you by surprise

November 27, 2019

Via: CSO

The night before I was to give a eulogy at my mother’s memorial service, I was smished. As someone who regularly writes about cybersecurity, I’m not usually duped by a cybercriminal’s tricks. But I was in a highly emotional state […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Three Types of Risky Communications You Should Watch Out For

November 26, 2019

Via: CSO

How do you know who your Internet Assets are talking to? If you don’t have visibility into risky communications your assets and employees are engaging in, you can’t secure your network and your data. Subsidiaries and strategic suppliers only make […]