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Google to Acquire Mandiant; EDR Acquisition Next?

Google today announced that it has agreed to acquire Mandiant for roughly $5.4 billion to bolster its cloud security. Google noted that Google Cloud already offers a number of security services, in...

Doxing Attacks: From Hacker Tool to Societal Problem

The malicious attack known as doxing has gone far beyond hacker tool, with the threat now extending to most digital platforms and making nearly anyone a target. Today, doxing continues to be an in...

SANS Outlines Critical Infrastructure Security Steps as Russia, U.S. Trade Cyberthreats

Critical infrastructure security has moved to the forefront of cybersecurity concerns amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine – and in at least one case has led to some pretty unique cybersecurity advice...

How to Protect Company Data & Assets When Employees Leave

The Great Resignation has left many companies reeling, experiencing a higher turnover rate than ever before. And while this is causing major problems for HR, it could also lead to underlying security...

Zero-Click Attacks a Growing Threat

Most attacks make would-be victims click to install malware or redirect them to a phishing page to steal their credentials. Zero-click attacks remove this hurdle. They can compromise the targeted d...

QR Codes: A Growing Security Problem

Quick response (QR) codes are a convenient format for storing all kinds of information in a readable and secure way, at least when correctly implemented. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, for exampl...

AI & ML Cybersecurity: The Latest Battleground for Attackers & Defenders

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) have emerged as critical tools for dealing with the ever-growing volume and complexity of cybersecurity threats. Machines can recognize patter...

Zoom Security Issues Are a Wakeup Call for Enterprises

Video conferencing vendor Zoom has seen its fortunes soar amid the remote work boom of the last two years, and other cloud collaboration platforms like Microsoft Teams and Cisco Webex have seen demand...

White House Boosts Zero Trust with New Cybersecurity Strategy

The Biden Administration is pushing federal agencies to adopt a zero-trust security architecture to protect themselves and their data from “increasingly sophisticated and persistent threat campaigns,”...

5 Trends in Patch Management for 2022

The profile of patch management has risen considerably in the last year due to the number of major breaches that have taken place where basic patches had been overlooked. News stories repeatedly note ...

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