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Category: Security


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Security spending up, but adoption of cutting-edge tools is slow

October 10, 2019

Via: CSO

Security spending is expected to increase over the next 12 months at fully half of organizations, but questions linger as to whether that money is being targeted at the right problem and whether IT organizations are keeping up with latest […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Getting the Most Out of IoT Starts with Strong Cybersecurity

October 9, 2019

Via: The Fast Mode

Internet of things (IoT) applications are transforming enterprise efficiency – but they’re also introducing new threats. As IoT apps progress toward a potential $11 trillion economic impact by 2025, businesses are increasingly benefiting from IoT-driven technology like smart labels. But […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Wireless

5G security: ‘The cheese has moved’

October 8, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

In promising a faster and more reliable connection, 5G networks are creating new use cases, particularly in the enterprise space. While this new era of connectivity is exciting, many of these new applications are critical, and therefore, the potential risks […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

5 OT security takeaways CISOs need to communicate to stakeholders

October 8, 2019

Via: CSO

Operational technology (OT) is Gartner’s wide-ranging word for internet-connected industrial stuff, including industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) largely found in manufacturing and public utilities such as water treatment facilities and the energy grid. Cyber […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Understanding the Intersection of Security and IT-as-a-Service

October 7, 2019

Via: CSO

Security is invariably a top concern among executives, whether it relates to cloud, infrastructure, or any technology implementation. Boards of directors too are worried about potential fallout from breaches and hacks. Yet, public cloud in particular — where access and […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Zero-day vulnerability gives attackers full control of Android phones

October 5, 2019

Via: CSO

Attackers are reportedly exploiting an unpatched vulnerability to take control of Android devices and potentially deliver spyware. The flaw affects phones models from multiple manufacturers including Google, Samsung, Huawei, LG and Xiaomi. The vulnerability is a use-after-free memory condition in […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Wireless

Will 5G increase mobile security?

October 4, 2019

Via: CSO

There is no question that mobile devices are mainstream access and productivity tools for most enterprise users. Indeed, in some organizations, smartphones surpass traditional PCs as the preferred way to access back-end corporate applications such as ERP. SFA and CRM. […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Security in A World of “WE” – Embracing Our Third Party Ecosystems

October 2, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

In our increasingly digital world, technological innovation not only presents new opportunities, but also raises new risks and challenges that must be addressed collaboratively by industry, buyers, users, and policymakers. Specifically, digitization demands that risk be addressed across a dramatically […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Threats in encrypted traffic

September 30, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

There was a time when the web was open. Quite literally—communications taking place on the early web were not masked in any significant fashion. This meant that it was fairly trivial for a bad actor to intercept and read the […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The Critical Need for Threat Intelligence

September 30, 2019

Via: CSO

Passive security devices deployed at a network edge waiting for some previously identified threat to trigger a response was the primary mode of security for over a decade. And though that approach has undergone some updating in the interim, it […]