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Amazon Wants to Secure Things from the Cloud with IoT Device Defender

November 29, 2017
Amazon doesn't want a repeat of the Mirai botnet, so it has launched a new service to help monitor and protect against IoT device risks.
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Fortinet Enhances Its Cloud Security Portfolio as Threat Landscape Continues to Shift

November 28, 2017
Fortinet reports that 35 percent of organizations it monitored were attacked with the Apache Struts vulnerability in the third quarter of 2017.
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Palo Alto Networks Growing Revenue from Both New and Updated Services

November 21, 2017
Network security vendor announced its first quarter fiscal 2018 financial results, reporting revenue of $505.5 million.
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SecTor: What the Story of David vs Goliath Teaches Cyber-Security

November 16, 2017
While offensive attacks and zero-day vulnerabilities often grab headlines, understanding risk is the key to security.
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Hacking Blockchain with Smart Contracts to Control a Botnet

November 16, 2017
Botract attack method revealed at SecTor security conference could enable a botnet to be as resilient and as distributed as the Ethereum blockchain itself.
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How the Government of Canada Plans To Set CyberSecurity Policy

November 14, 2017
At SecTor security conference, the Director General for National Cyber Security in the Government of Canada details her government's policies for keeping Canadians safe online.
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Google Patches KRACK Wi-Fi Flaw in Android November Security Update

November 7, 2017
Three weeks after critical WiiFi vulnerability was first publicly disclosed, Android at long last gets a patch.
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WordPress 4.8.3 Fixes Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability

November 1, 2017
Researcher blasts security practices at widely used open-source CMS project as not being responsive enough.
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Fortinet Growing Network Security Business, Plans New Tech for 2018

October 30, 2017
Fortinet CEO and founder Ken Xie explains the drivers of his company's current growth and provides a few hints of what is to come.
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KnowBe4 Raises $30M to Advance Security Awareness

October 24, 2017
New funding round comes a day after the company acquires securable.io
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Duo Security Raises $70M, Expands 2FA Capabilities

October 18, 2017
Security vendor raises new funds as it continues to build out its 2FA and BeyondCorp framework capabilities.
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What Security can Learn from Indy Car/F1 Racing #Dockercon

October 17, 2017
At DockerCon EU, Docker Security lead explains that what's needed to improve security is more safety.
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What's the Most Secure Container Orchestrator, Kubernetes or Docker Swarm?

October 16, 2017
VIDEO: Dino Dai Zovi, security researcher and CTO of Capsule8, details security concerns in container orchestration systems.
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Attivo Networks Raises $21M to Boost Cyber-Deception Tech

October 12, 2017
Total funding to date stands at $45.7M as the company aims to differentiate in an increasingly crowded deception technology market.
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Akamai Reports Fast Flux Botnets Remain a Security Risk

October 10, 2017
Botnets continue to benefit from technique that makes use of rapidly updated DNS entries to evade detection.
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Apache Patches Optionsbleed Flaw in HTTP Server

October 9, 2017
Apache HTTPD 2.4.28 is now available, fixing a vulnerability that could have potentially enabled information disclosure.
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FireEye Warns of Expanding FormBook Malware Attacks

October 6, 2017
Data stealing malware taking aim at Aerospace and Defense contractors in the U.S. and South Korea.
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ForeScout Files for $100M IPO to Advance Network Access Control Security

October 4, 2017
NAC vendor reveals in S-1 filing that it has sold over 43 million endpoint licenses and has over 2,500 global customers.
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Larry Ellison Promises Oracle Autonomous Security Technology

October 2, 2017
How do you avoid becoming the next Equifax data breach? Oracle founder Larry Ellison figures you have to take humans out of the equation.
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