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Network Security - Article Archives - Page 16

Security Pros Counting on AI, Machine Learning for Data Protection, GDPR Readiness

August 30, 2017 |

16 percent of IT security professionals say their company isn't preparing for GDPR at all, a recent survey found.

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Forcepoint Acquires RedOwl in UEBA Security Push

August 29, 2017 |

Forcepoint snaps up RedOwl, doubling down on user and entity behavior analytics technology to protect enterprise networks.

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The Current State of IoT Security: 8,000 IoT Login Credentials Posted Online

August 29, 2017 |

At least 1,774 of the devices were still accessible as of the end of last week.

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New Cyber Security Regulations Now in Force in New York

August 28, 2017 |

Financial services companies are now required to have a CISO, a written cyber security policy, and a fully funded and staffed cyber security program.

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The Risk of an Unprotected Website: Ransomware Returns to Ukraine

August 25, 2017 |

For the second time in as many months, a software developer's website was compromised and used to distribute malware.

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Versive Raises $12.7 Million, Uses AI to Hunt Security Threats

August 24, 2017 |

Another company attracts VC funding for AI technologies that help enterprises mount effective defenses against today's complex cybersecurity threats.

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U.S. Infrastructure Council Warns of Imminent '9/11-Level Cyber Attack'

August 24, 2017 |

The NIAC says there's a 'narrow and fleeting window of opportunity' to organize effectively and prevent such attacks.

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10 Top IAM Products

August 23, 2017 |

Identity and access management products control network and data access for users and devices across cloud and on-premises environments. We review 10 of the best IAM solutions.

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84 Percent of IT Pros Attribute Cyber Security Incidents to Human Error

August 23, 2017 |

And while 20 percent have been hit with ransomware, just 8 percent said they paid the ransom, a recent survey found.

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Travelers Beware: Russian APT28 Hackers Hit Hotels in Europe, Middle East

August 22, 2017 |

The hacker group is using spear phishing emails to target hotel networks.

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Massive Chicago Voter Breach Underscores Importance of Cloud Security

August 21, 2017 |

Over 1.8 million Chicago voters' personal information was exposed online.

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Staff Shortage: 85 Percent of Cyber Security Pros Say They Need More People

August 18, 2017 |

And 70 percent say hiring experienced professionals is a priority, a recent survey found.

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IoT Security Startup ZingBox Raises $22 Million

August 17, 2017 |

Dell lends some funds to the IoT security specialist's latest round of financing.

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Webroot Acquires Securecast for Security Awareness Training

August 16, 2017 |

The company ventures into security training to help businesses educate their employees on the dangers lurking online.

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Most Small to Mid-Sized Organizations Don't Use Multi-Factor Authentication

August 16, 2017 |

And just 48 percent of small to mid-sized organizations think their current password policy is good enough, a recent survey found.

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Over a Third of Healthcare IoT Organizations Suffered Cyber Incidents in the Past Year

August 15, 2017 |

And almost a third said dealing with the risks of legacy connected devices is their greatest cyber security challenge, a recent survey found.

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The DDoS Threat: Ukraine's Postal Service Hit by Two-Day Attack

August 11, 2017 |

By the end of the second day, Ukrposhta said services were back up and running, though slowly and with interruptions.

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Simple Phishing Attacks Deliver Complex Malware: FIN7 Hackers Target Restaurant Chains

August 10, 2017 |

The FIN7/Carbanak hacker group is leveraging straightforward phishing emails to deliver a new JScript backdoor called Bateleur.

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The Importance of Effective Incident Response: the HBO Breach Expands

August 09, 2017 |

The attackers leaked more data, and demanded millions of dollars in bitcoin to prevent future leaks.

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AlienVault Scours the Dark Web for Compromised Credentials

August 08, 2017 |

The company's new security-monitoring solution delves into the dark web to spot the illicit sharing of stolen user credentials.

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