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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

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

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 […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Has the quantum crypto break already happened?

November 26, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

I believe that quantum computers are probably being used now to break today’s encryption secrets. I’m not normally a conspiracy theorist, so let me tell you why I think this is true. Ever since Peter Shor released a quantum algorithm […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Using AI to Level the Cyber Playing Field

November 25, 2019

Via: CSO

Imagine what you would have done differently in your network if you could have just seen a few years into the future. Would you have been quicker to embrace the cloud? What about the time and money spent on technologies […]