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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Breaches, market volatility and the government shutdown: Security in the crosshairs

January 15, 2019

Via: CSO

Last year ended with a number of high profile data breaches, tech stocks taking a massive tumble and the start of what has been to date the longest government shutdown on record. Marriott International’s Starwood reservation system was hacked exposing […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Security Vigilance Never Rests: Moving to Active Threat Detection

January 9, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

Few things are as dynamic as cybersecurity. Modern networks have become increasingly sophisticated and complex. Today’s network extends to myriad devices fueled by a mobile workforce and more organizations are shifting workloads to the cloud as they move towards a […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Australian emergency warning system hacked, thousands receive alerts

January 7, 2019

Via: CSO

After gaining unauthorized access to Australia’s Early Warning Network (EWN), a hacker sent the following alert: “EWN has been hacked. Your personal data stored with us is not safe. We are trying to fix the security issues.” It also contained […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Six IoT predictions for 2019

January 2, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

This time of year, it can seem like the world is swimming in predictions for the new year, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is no exception. In fact, in fast-evolving areas like IoT, multitudes of trends and opportunities and […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

8 phishing emails and why you’ll fall for them (or not)

December 27, 2018

Via: CSO

Security teams are constantly trying to stay one step ahead of phishing email scammers. What pitches are they using? Who are they targeting? What strings are they pulling to get people to click on malicious links? One way to gain […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cyber risk management continues to grow more difficult

December 6, 2018

Via: CSO

Cyber risk management is significantly more difficult today than it was two years ago. That’s according to new ESG research involving 340 enterprise cybersecurity, GRC, and IT professionals who were asked to compare cyber risk management today to two years […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Understanding the Attack Chain

December 3, 2018

Via: CSO

Today’s security teams are struggling to keep pace with the changes in their networks. Multi-cloud, virtualization, the explosion of IoT and BYOD devices, agile software development, and the crushing volume and speed of data—not to mention Shadow IT— have resources […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Russian Cozy Bear APT 29 hackers may be impersonating State Department

November 19, 2018

Via: CSO

Cozy Bear, or APT29, the Russian state-sponsored cyber-espionage group, appears to be active again, and it is thought to be impersonating the United States State Department in a large spear-phishing campaign. Neither CrowdStrike nor FireEye has directly blamed Cozy Bear, […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Securing the IoT has become business-critical

November 16, 2018

Via: Networkworld Security

The IoT era has arrived. Here’s some proof: 83% of organizations say the Internet of Things (IoT) is important to business today, and 92% say it will be in two years. That’s according to a recent DigiCert survey conducted by […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Best-of-breed security products still dominate — kind of

November 16, 2018

Via: CSO

The history of security purchasing centers around best-of-breed products. With each requirement, security professionals would research products, review third-party tests, bring in products for internal testing, and buy those that exhibited a superior ability to prevent, detect, or respond to […]