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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 […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

What is Transport Layer Security (TLS)?

November 9, 2018

Via: Networkworld Security

Despite the goal of keeping Web communications private, flaws in the design and implementation of Transport Layer Security have led to breaches, but the latest version – TLS 1.3 – is an overhaul that strengthens and streamlines the crypto protocol. […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Experience an RDP attack? It’s your fault, not Microsoft’s

November 7, 2018

Via: CSO

I’ve seen blog posts and forum threads bad mouthing Microsoft and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Usually it’s in conjunction with someone complaining that a ransomware or cryptominer variant had successfully compromised their environment through RDP. The rants are often followed […]


Wireless

What is WPA3? Wi-Fi security protocol strengthens connections

November 2, 2018

Via: Networkworld Security

The Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced the first major security improvement to Wi-Fi in about 14 years: WPA3. The most significant additions to the new security protocol are greater protection for simple passwords, individualized encryption for personal and open networks, and […]


Security, Wireless

Extending the Enterprise Network beyond the Carpeted Floor Space

October 30, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Industrial IoT is booming all around us, and we’re seeing it in action in the most unexpected places—like parking lots and other outdoor spaces. As we’ll see in this blog, outdoor connectivity is required in more places than you might […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in IoT and OT Security

October 30, 2018

Via: CSO

As the modern threat landscape continues to expand, adding artificial intelligence (AI) to a security strategy has become paramount to establishing and maintaining an effective security posture. Given the speed and complexity of modern cyberthreats and the current cybersecurity skills […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Flaws in brain stimulation tech could let hackers erase or hold memories for ransom

October 29, 2018

Via: CSO

Oh goody! Erasing memories or rewriting them and then implanting false ones are not just the stuff of sci-fi or horror flicks, as a new report warns that hackers will be able to attack the memories of people with implanted […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Fighting for Encryption & Security Around the World

October 24, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Last week, my colleagues Tim Fawcett, Matt Carling and I had the honor and pleasure of representing Cisco in a hearing before the Australian Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security. The topic: pending legislation to expand the government’s lawful […]