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Endpoint Security: Preventing Threats on Devices Connected to Your Network

March 15, 2017 |

Endpoint security provides a layer of protection for devices outside the firewall.

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Anti-Virus Solutions Fail to Protect Against Ransomware

March 15, 2017 |

33 percent of respondents to a recent survey experienced a ransomware attack in the past year.

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Barracuda and Zscaler Team for Cloud-Delivered User Security

March 14, 2017 |

The companies float a new cloud-based security service aimed at helping SMBs keep their users and data safe wherever they roam.

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Multi-Factor Authentication: A Critical Security Tool for Enterprises

March 14, 2017 |

Multi-factor authentication provides a more secure option than passwords and ID alone. We take a comprehensive look at MFA security, two-factor authentication, mobile authentication, biometrics and vendors, and issues to consider before adopting an MFA solution.

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TopSpin Makes Intelligent Deception a Hacker's Worst Nightmare

March 14, 2017 |

Setting a trap using deceptive techniques may just snare many a hacker.

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Misconfigured Backup Drive Exposes Sensitive U.S. Air Force Data

March 14, 2017 |

The exposed data included information on open investigations, as well as completed applications for national security clearances.

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One-Third of Ransomware Victims End Up Paying the Ransom

March 13, 2017 |

Another 54 percent refuse to pay but are able to recover their data anyway, a recent survey found.

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RiskSense Raises $14 Million for Intelligent Vulnerability Management

March 10, 2017 |

The company's machine-learning technology helps enterprises focus their security efforts on high-priority threats. 

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Google Patches 36 Vulnerabilities in Chrome 57

March 10, 2017 |

Researcher finds a high impact memory corruption flaw in Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine.

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More Than Half of SIEM Users Are Frustrated with Results

March 10, 2017 |

And 70 percent want their SIEM to generate fewer alerts that are more meaningful, a recent survey found.

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Payment Provider Verifone Suffers Data Breach

March 09, 2017 |

All employees and contractors have been blocked from installing software on their computers, and have been told to change their passwords. 

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Check Point vSEC Locks Down Google Cloud

March 08, 2017 |

The company's latest offering offers integrated security services for enterprises moving their workloads to Google's cloud.

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WikiLeaks Dumps CIA Hacking Docs

March 08, 2017 |

The organization claims the files were already circulating among former U.S. government hackers and contractors.

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Russian Hackers Hit U.S. Progressive Organizations

March 07, 2017 |

The organizations have been targeted with ransom demands ranging from $30,000 to $150,000.

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How Much Is a Google Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Worth?

March 06, 2017 |

Google is increasing the amount it pays for RCE vulnerabilities by 57 percent, and payouts for other security flaws are rising as well.

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Half of All Phishing Attacks in 2016 Targeted Financial Data

March 06, 2017 |

And just under a third of financial phishing was detected on Mac OS computers, according to a recent report.

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Over 153,000 Users Were Hit by Mobile Ransomware in 2016

March 03, 2017 |

Last year saw a volume of mobile malware equivalent to half of all the malware detected over the previous 11 years, according to a recent report.

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Symantec Establishes Startup Fund

March 02, 2017 |

The company is on the lookout for cybersecurity startups to invest in and help grow using the company's own technical resources and threat intelligence. 

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Common Types of Ransomware

March 02, 2017 |

Ransomware is getting more sophisticated all the time, so prevention is key to avoid paying the ransom or losing data.

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82 Percent of IT Pros Say Hiring and Retaining Qualified Staff is a Key Challenge

March 02, 2017 |

And 43 percent have an IT team of less than 10, a recent survey found.

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