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8 things to consider amid cybersecurity vendor layoffs

December 1, 2022

Via: CSO

2022 has been a heavy year for layoffs in the technology sector. Whether due to budget restraints, mergers and acquisitions, streamlining, or economic reasons, TrueUp’s tech layoff tracker has recorded over 1000 rounds of layoffs at tech companies globally so […]


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How remote working impacts security incident reporting

November 21, 2022

Via: CSO

The ability for employees to work remotely comes with many benefits, from better work-life balance to lower expenses to higher productivity. But a widely dispersed workforce can pose some great challenges for security teams, not least of which is how […]


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6 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Managed Security Services Provider

November 21, 2022

Via: CSO

Gartner forecasts that information security spending will reach $187 billion in 2023, an increase of 11.1% from 2022. In tandem with this spending, the analyst firm also predicts that by 2025, a single centralized cybersecurity function will not be agile […]


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Dell expands data-protection product line

November 18, 2022

Via: Network World

Dell Technologies has announced new products and services for data protection as part of its security portfolio. Active data protection is often treated as something of an afterthought, especially compared to disaster recovery. Yet it’s certainly a problem for companies. […]


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OpenSSL project patches two vulnerabilities but downgrades severity

November 1, 2022

Via: CSO

The OpenSSL project released a patch for two high severity vulnerabilities in the world’s most widely used cryptographic library. The project’s maintainers warned users since last week to prepare for a critical patch on November 1, but the severity has […]


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Cisco adds a firewall, upgrades security

November 1, 2022

Via: Network World

Security is the name of the game at Cisco’s Partner Summit gathering this week with the rollout of a new firewall and added data-loss prevention (DLP) and passwordless authentication features to its security wares. On the firewall front, Cisco announced […]


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CISA releases cybersecurity performance goals to reduce risk and impact of adversarial threats

October 31, 2022

Via: CSO

Last week, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released voluntary cross-sector Cybersecurity Performance Goals (CPGs). CISA was required to produce the CPGs under a national security memo on improving cybersecurity for critical infrastructure control systems issued by President […]


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An Intelligent Way to Monitor and Manage Your Cyber Risks

October 28, 2022

Via: CSO

Cyber risks, especially those emanating from third and fourth parties, are escalating. Successful breaches via the supply chain increased from 44% in 2020 to 61% in 2021, according to Accenture. Yet gaining a clear picture of these risks is much […]


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Inseego: 5G helps scale the edge

October 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the summer, Inseego released 5G SD EDGE, a 5G cloud solution that delivers networking and security through a 5G network fabric for enterprises, eliminating the need for complex and expensive on-premise custom legacy hardware solutions. According to Inseego President […]


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8 hallmarks of a proactive security strategy

October 25, 2022

Via: CSO

CISOs have long been tasked with building response and recovery capabilities, the objective being to have teams that can react to a security incident as quickly as possible and can restore business functions with as little damage as possible. The […]


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Startup promises SD-WAN service with MPLS reliability, less complexity

October 17, 2022

Via: Network World

Startup Graphiant emerged from stealth mode last month with what it describes as an enterprise-grade network service that provides the privacy, security, and reliability of MPLS but with the cost effectiveness, agility, and scalability of broadband internet. In addition, the […]


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Dashlane launches new Dark Web Insights tool, MFA authenticator app, small biz Starter plan

October 6, 2022

Via: CSO

Password manager vendor Dashlane has announced updates to its suite of enterprise offerings. These include a new Dark Web Insights tool that provides a breakdown of compromised passwords, a standalone authenticator app for enabling account multi-factor authentication (MFA), and a […]


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Bundling Security into Service Offerings

October 6, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

ISPs already know that including digital security into a service offering is no longer a nice-to-have option. What’s more, the growing activity worldwide to enact stricter security guidelines for consumer and low-tier SMB IoT devices will put more pressure on […]


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More than 30% of all malicious attacks target shadow APIs

October 5, 2022

Via: Data Centre & Network News

Cequence Security, a provider of Unified API Protection, has released its first half 2022 report titled, “API Protection Report: Shadow APIs and API Abuse Explode.” Chief among the findings was approximately five billion (31%) malicious transactions targeted unknown, unmanaged and […]


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You can’t have zero trust without visibility

September 29, 2022

Via: CSO

Words of wisdom from Sun Tzu: “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” One of those battles is defending the network against cyberattacks, and it’s constant. The military general […]


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How cybercriminals use public online and offline data to target employees

September 28, 2022

Via: CSO

We post our daily lives to social media and think nothing of making key details about our lives public. We need to reconsider what we share online and how attackers can use this information to target businesses. Your firm’s security […]


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US CISA/NSA release new OT/ICS security guidance, reveal 5 steps threat actors take to compromise assets

September 26, 2022

Via: CSO

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) have published a new Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) for protecting operational technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS). The CSA outlines the Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) […]


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5G Deployments, Wireless Hotspots Are Likely Culprits for Increased Attacks

September 22, 2022

Via: CSO

Wireless operators continued to ramp up 5G deployments in 2021. 5G networks not only expanded to include 13 additional countries during that time, but the overall number of connections doubled from 2020 to reach more than 540 million people by […]


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Multi-factor authentication fatigue attacks are on the rise: How to defend against them

September 22, 2022

Via: CSO

Credential compromise has been one of the top causes for network security breaches for a long time, which has prompted more organizations to adopt multi-factor authentication (MFA) as a defense. While enabling MFA for all accounts is highly encouraged and […]


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Ransomware operators might be dropping file encryption in favor of corrupting files

September 22, 2022

Via: CSO

Ransomware started out many years as scams where users were being tricked into paying fictitious fines for allegedly engaging in illegal online behavior or, in more serious cases, were blackmailed with compromising videos taken through their webcams by malware. The […]