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By: LogRhythm     Published Date: Apr 04, 2017
Globally, sophisticated cyber-attacks are compromising organizations at an unprecedented rate and with devastating consequences. Modern attackers, including criminal organizations, ideological groups, nation states and other advanced threat actors are motivated by a wide range of objectives that include financial gain, industrial espionage, cyber-warfare, and terrorism. These attacks are often very expensive for compromised organizations, costing each company an average of USD $7.7M.
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By: LogRhythm     Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
As in years past, 2017 was packed with stories of cyber security failure. Between sophisticated attackers, lack of proper security monitoring and controls implementation, and devastating data breaches that may have arisen from these scenarios, it’s easy to see that we still face serious challenges in the security arena, with potentially serious consequences. Why are we continually seeing these issues? Many security professionals readily admit that we don’t have the staff, training and breadth of coverage in our security controls to adequately combat the attackers today. How is this happening when we’re spending so much money and time on cyber security?
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By: LogRhythm     Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
Globally, sophisticated cyber-attacks are compromising organizations at an unprecedented rate and with devastating consequences. Modern attackers, including criminal organizations, ideological groups, nation states and other advanced threat actors are motivated by a wide range of objectives that include financial gain, industrial espionage, cyber-warfare, and terrorism. These attacks are often very expensive for compromised organizations, costing each company an average of USD $7.7M.1 1 Ponemon 2015 Cost of Cyber Crime Study 2 CyberEdge 2016 Cyberthreat Defense Report 3 Symantec, Underground black market: Thriving trade in stolen data, malware, and attack service. November 20, 2015; Medscape, Stolen EHR Charts Sell for $50 Each on Black Market, April 28, 2014 4 Deloitte, Beneath the Surface of a Cyberattack, 2016 The Modern Cyber Threat Pandemic 3 The odds that your organization will be compromised are high. In fact, a recent report indicates that 76 percent of surveyed organizatio
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By: Lookout     Published Date: Aug 30, 2017
This report examines enterprise security threats for iOS and Android. While Android has higher consumer market share, iOS commands more market share in the enterprise, accounting for 72% of enterprise mobile activations in Q1 2015 compared to Android’s 26% activation share1 . The perception that iOS is more secure has helped drive its enterprise adoption, but this perception comes largely from security trends observed in the consumer space. Android, with a more open mobile platform and 81% global market share2 , predictably invites more broad-based attacks than iOS. When it comes to iOS and Android in the enterprise, however, both need threat protection because at a fundamental level both platforms are subject to similar vulnerabilities and attack methods. iOS attacks may be relatively uncommon today, but they have happened and can occur. Moreover, enterprises increasingly rely on iOS app-distribution methods that forgo Apple’s app-review and they face the risk that attackers will cont
Tags : enterprise security, enterprise mobile security, ios attacks, mobile threat protection, android attacks
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By: Lumension     Published Date: Jan 22, 2013
In this webinar, Randy Franklin Smith (Ultimate Windows Security) shows how application control is an important defense-in-depth measure that can provide detection and prevention of late-stage APT attacks.
Tags : endpoint management, security, compliance, patch management, file integrity monitoring, device control, detection, apt attacks, malware, servers
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By: McAfee     Published Date: Feb 06, 2013
Traditional antivirus or intrusion prevention systems are no match for the new breed of attacks; enterprises need layered security controls that work together to detect the presence and actions of stealthy malware and attackers.
Tags : security connected, stealthy attacks, rootkits, os level protection, hardware assisted security, endpoint security
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By: McAfee     Published Date: Jul 24, 2013
The most menacing type of cyberattack is invisible. The risk to enterprises is real as evidenced by recent high-profile attacks. Organizations need layered security controls that work together to detect the presence and actions of stealthy malware and attackers.
Tags : stealthy attacks, malware, intrusion prevention system, siem, layered security controls, security, data management
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By: McAfee     Published Date: Jul 30, 2013
Today's faster, newer and greatly improved malicious user requires a faster, newer and greatly improved response. Smarter attackers require more intelligent countermeasures, including faster and more reliable analysis, to react to security issues.
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By: McAfee     Published Date: Sep 15, 2014
Attacks today incorporate increasingly sophisticated methods of social engineering and client-side software manipulation to exfiltrate data without detection. Some attackers leverage so-called spearphishing to entice employees to give up access information and spread their attacks to other enterprise systems; others use password crackers against compromised applications in order to gain further access rights to the network. The attackers might also set up channels for command and control communications with the compromised systems, as in the case of the Zeus or SpyEye bot infections.
Tags : network protection, it security, firewall, hacker detection, security management
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By: McAfee EMEA     Published Date: Nov 15, 2017
Machine learning offers the depth, creative problem-solving capabilities, and automation to help security organizations gain significant ground against attackers. It’s a powerful tool for processing massive amounts of data for the purpose of malware classification and analysis, especially for unknown threats. Through supervised learning, human researchers can continually develop new training models that expand the understanding and competency of machine learning systems.
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By: McAfee EMEA     Published Date: Nov 15, 2017
Time has become a critical capability in being able to extract the business value enterprises want from their data and computing infrastructure, as well as to protect the business value that has already been created. In multiple areas of cyber security, time is currently working in favor of the attackers — and time is the strategic advantage that the defenders need to regain. In this report, Aberdeen Group provides four illustrative examples of how recapturing an advantage of time can help defenders to reduce their risk, in the fundamental categories of data protection, threat detection and incident response, data center / cloud security, and endpoint security.
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By: Menlo Security     Published Date: Jun 01, 2018
"Financial services institutions are high-value targets for cyberattacks because of the capital they control, the personal information on customers they maintain, and the fear an attack on a bank generates in the public. Phishing attacks on FSIs have risen steadily, especially employee credential theft - because once an employee’s credentials are stolen, cyberattackers can access customer information, employee data, even finances. While legacy security solutions claim to block up to 99.9 percent of cyberattacks, all it takes is one employee or contractor to open an email from an unknown source, download a file from a compromised website, or in any other way fall victim to a cyberattack. So, it’s time for a new approach: Isolation, also known as, remote browsing. Download this Financial Services Best Practices Guide to Isolation to learn how to best eliminate phishing attacks and web malware. "
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By: Menlo Security     Published Date: Jun 01, 2018
"Multi-stage attacks are an increasingly popular approach used by cybercriminals. By sending a malicious attachment in a phishing email that contains an embedded URL, with no malevolent code, attackers can evade existing security solutions, like sandboxes and AV. How do you prevent these attacks before they happen? Download this white paper to find out: *How Menlo Security Labs recently isolated a multi-stage document attack *What tools, techniques and procedures ( TTPs ) are attackers using to infect victims’ devices *How Isolation can foil the attack before it can even start "
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By: Mimecast     Published Date: Jun 24, 2015
The article is a helpful reminder that your employees often make life easier for attackers by being the weakest link in your network defenses. Social media is a rich hunting ground for hackers. Names, locations, photos, interests, connections, partnerships, vacation details, email addresses and phone numbers – this is often the information that hackers use to target specific employees through well-crafted, highly personalized emails.
Tags : mimecast, social media, spear-phishing, data breach, personalized emails, network defenses, security, it management, data management
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By: Mimecast     Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
Healthcare organizations are a favorite target for determined attackers. Any disruption to critical services provides a strong incentive to pay a ransom and patient medical data is highly lucrative for the information it contains. Research finds that providers have traditionally under invested in IT security, which further compounds the problem. Read the report to learn: • Important cyber security risks • The impact of a data breach to your organization • Key regulations around the globe
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By: NETIQ     Published Date: Jan 12, 2017
Today’s attackers are targeting insider credentials for abuse. Even with an effective program in place, there are loopholes that can be exploited by attackers.
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By: OneNeck IT Services     Published Date: May 30, 2018
Learn the real risks, and then find out how to reduce your exposure and combat attackers with Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report.
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By: OneNeck IT Services     Published Date: May 30, 2018
Learn the real risks, and then find out how to reduce your exposure and combat attackers with Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report.
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By: OneNeck IT Services     Published Date: May 30, 2018
Learn the real risks, and then find out how to reduce your exposure and combat attackers with Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report.
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By: Oracle     Published Date: Jun 20, 2016
Research conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), sponsored by Oracle, provides answers. The results show that a proactive security strategy backed by a fully engaged C-suite and board of directors reduced the growth of cyber-attacks and breaches by 53% over comparable firms. These findings were compiled from responses by 300 firms, across multiple industries, against a range of attack modes and over a two-year period from February 2014 to January 2016. The lessons are clear. As cyber-attackers elevate their game, the response must be an enterprise solution. Only C-suites and boards of directors marshal the authority and resources to support a truly enterprise-wide approach. In sum, proactive cyber-security strategies, supported by senior management, can cut vulnerability to cyber-attack in half.
Tags : security, c-suite, data, cyber risk, enterprise, management, economist, intelligence unit, enterprise applications
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By: Palo Alto Networks     Published Date: Feb 24, 2016
Attackers are more sophisticated than ever
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By: Palo Alto Networks     Published Date: Sep 30, 2016
Today’s threats are more sophisticated than ever before. All types of organizations and information are being targeted. Attackers exploit vulnerabilities in software and use malware to further their attack objectives.
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By: Palo Alto Networks     Published Date: Sep 30, 2016
Every year, record levels of money are spent on new IT security technology yet major breaches and compromises are more prevalent than ever. The concept of “layered security” in which an organization supports a wide variety of security technologies in order to discourage attackers doesn’t seem to be working. It’s time to rethink IT security not just the technology, but the way it’s approached from a strategic, architectural perspective.
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By: Palo Alto Networks     Published Date: Dec 02, 2016
Exploit kits, which first became popular in 2006, are used to automate the exploitation of vulnerabilities on victims’ machines, most commonly while users are browsing the web. Over the past decade they have become an extremely popular means for criminal groups to distribute mass malware or remote access tools (RAT), because they lower the barrier to entry for attackers and can enable opportunistic attacks at scale. To understand this phenomenon, we must understand the ecosystem that surrounds exploit kits, including the actors, campaigns and terminology involved.
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By: Perimeter     Published Date: Jul 17, 2007
Before Microsoft released Microsoft XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), most attackers would compromise a computer system by simply attacking it with known vulnerabilities or "bugs" that could allow the attacker to gain some level of control over the system. Newer attack methods were starting to be seen where the attacker would take advantage of vulnerabilities within the Internet browser itself.
Tags : virus, anti-virus, anti virus, spyware, windows xp, xp sp2, intrusion detection, ids, intrusion prevention, ips, spam, filtering, blocking, malware, malicious code, windows firewall, perimeter, perimeter esecurity
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