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By: Menlo Security     Published Date: Nov 11, 2019
"The “detect and prevent” approach has reached its potential, and attackers have learned how to bypass this defense method. Verizon reports that 2018 was a record year, with 41,686 reported security incidents and 2,013 confirmed cybersecurity breaches. What’s more appalling is that studies have shown that 68 percent of breaches take months or longer to detect. Menlo Security’s Internet Isolation Platform enables the Zero Trust Internet, which takes the guesswork out of security by assuming that all Internet content and websites are malicious. Learn: - How companies are able to separate their enterprise network from the public web while still allowing employees to have seamless access to the Internet. - How you can warn employees that they are on a phishing site when they’ve fallen for a real phishing attack. - How you never have to worry about malware, viruses, or ransomware being downloaded."
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By: Trend Micro     Published Date: Aug 07, 2019
As the threat landscape evolves, organizations have accepted the fact that they have to take a more proactive detection approach to advanced threats rather than relying on traditional defenses. As a result, customers have turned to detection and response tools that allow for proactive “hunting” for Indicators of Attack (IoA) and reactive “sweeping” for indicators of compromise (IoCs). Once found, those tools are required to automatically respond to attacks or to at least provide for an action from the Incident Response (IR) staff. Unfortunately, due to the number and complexity of both these attacks and the detection/response tools, organizations struggle to hire enough qualified staff and stay on top of the discovered threats. This is compounded by a worldwide cybersecurity skills shortage. Managed detection and response (XDR) provides advanced threat hunting, detection, and response as a service to organizations that seek assistance for their own IR staff, or for those who wish to o
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By: Alert Logic     Published Date: May 23, 2019
In our first cyber security checklist, we provided a security overview and best practices to help organizations prevent an initial compromise from occurring. In this guide, we will help you understand practical steps you can take to mitigate techniques attackers use once they have penetrated your defenses. Once attackers have access to a machine, they can evade detection by using fileless techniques and legitimate system administration tools to do their dirty work. With this checklist, you will have a guide to help mitigate the impact of an attacker. Lastly, we will hep you understand how partnering with a company like Alert Logic can provide better defenses to stop attackers in their tracks. This checklist helps to explain how to: • How to manage and limit PowerShell access • Securing and utilizing Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) • Ways to apply application controls • Following the principle of least privilege and applying access controls • What to monitor for to help uncover
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By: Fidelis Cybersecurity     Published Date: May 15, 2019
Its the start of a new year and amidst the countless predictions flooding the internet, one things for certain 2019 is shaping up to be the year of cloud adoption. Analysts are expecting that enterprise adoption of cloud will ramp up significantly, but with this migration and the continued adoption of mobile and IoT technologies, the attack surface is changing dramatically and this has major implications for security. Fundamentally, security boundaries extend from on premises infrastructure to cloud service provider environments where perimeters no longer exist. Organizations cannot defend themselves with the same strategies and tactics that applied when it did. In this brave new world of cloud, IoT and mobile technology, organizations must be agile and shift, extend, and evolve their perimeter-based defense practices to those that are more robust. Further, a comprehensive defense in depth approach enables defense of high value assets amidst a more unpredictable cyber security landsca
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By: Fidelis Cybersecurity     Published Date: May 15, 2019
Cybercriminals have been upping their game this year; the use of file-less attacks with macros and PowerShell scripts to evade preventive defenses and sandboxes mean that they are getting better than ever at using phishing, social engineering and drive-by techniques to gain initial footholds in private domains – and once they arrive, they are often avoiding detection for extended periods of time. Between April and July 2018, Fidelis interviewed over 580 security professionals from around the globe to understand how they are shifting their detection strategies and how confident organizations are in their ability to not only prevent targeted attacks – but root out threats that have by-passed traditional preventive defenses.
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By: Mimecast     Published Date: Mar 19, 2019
The Latest Threats, Confidence Killers And Bad Behaviors – And How To Fix Them Email. You use it constantly. And it’s the number-one application to keep your organization functioning. Organizations need email to stay up-and-running all the time. After all, it’s supposed to just work, right? But if email isn’t part of an organization’s core security strategy, it can become a major vulnerability. Get this report to learn: -How employees are your first and last line of defense in attacks -Ways to adjust your approach to prioritize educating the riskiest employees -The magnitude of growth around impersonation attacks and phishing
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
Security threats are persistent and growing. While many organizations have adopted a defense-in-depth strategy — utilizing anti-virus protection, firewalls, intruder prevention systems, sandboxing, and secure web gateways — most IT departments still fail to explicitly protect the Domain Name System (DNS). But this Internet protocol doesn’t have to be a vulnerability.
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
Existing security controls are outmatched — at best static and reactive. Current layers likely aren’t protecting you against all attack vectors, like the vulnerable back door that is recursive DNS. And security mechanisms that frustrate, impede, or disallow legitimate users, devices, or applications will have low adoption rates and/or will curtail productivity. Benign users may even circumvent these processes, further undermining your corporate security posture and creating more gaps in your defense-in- depth strategy. One of the many use cases associated with a zero trust security strategy is protecting your network — and most importantly, your data — from malware.
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By: Cisco Umbrella EMEA     Published Date: Dec 03, 2018
Why Cisco Umbrella is the simplest decision you can make to improve your company’s security. You have to make some serious security decisions when you’re an IT leader. That’s because both the volume and sophistication of attacks are intensifying relentlessly — and it’s clear that conventional defenses alone are no longer adequate. More efective blocking of attackers is particularly important because under-the-radar attacks are wreaking havoc on enterprises that rely on antivirus products, frewalls, and sandboxing alone. A mere 30 minutes from now, any business can be more secure than it was before. That’s the simple reality of DNS-layer security.
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By: Fortinet EMEA     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
Enterprise chief information security officers (CISOs) are seeking ways to leverage existing security investments to bridge the divide between largely siloed security systems. The focus is on reducing the number of consoles needed to manage the security infrastructure. Network security vendors have a significant role to play in bridging the communication gap between these systems. The creation of a unified defense architecture enables threat data exchange between existing security systems. It helps automate the process of raising an organization's security posture when a security infrastructure component detects a threat. The following questions were posed by Fortinet to Robert Ayoub, program director in IDC's Security Products program, on behalf of Fortinet's customers.
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By: Cisco Umbrella EMEA     Published Date: Oct 12, 2018
Why Cisco Umbrella is the simplest decision you can make to improve your company’s security. You have to make some serious security decisions when you’re an IT leader. That’s because both the volume and sophistication of attacks are intensifying relentlessly — and it’s clear that conventional defenses alone are no longer adequate. More effective blocking of attackers is particularly important because under-the-radar attacks are wreaking havoc on enterprises that rely on antivirus products, firewalls, and sandboxing alone. Umbrella is a proven service provider whose security services are completely nondisruptive. Download this whitepaper to find out more.
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By: Splunk     Published Date: Aug 21, 2018
Due to recent cyberattacks, security operations centers (SOCs) have had to focus on a holistic and cohesive security strategy by consolidating the right people, processes and technology to mitigate and remediate attacks. This white paper, “The Five Essential Capabilities of an Analytics-Driven SOC”, dives into the necessity of SOCs to be analytics driven and how it helps IT and business leaders assess their own risk levels. Download this white paper to to learn about: *How advanced analytics and machine learning are now critical hallmarks of the modern security platform *How proactively hunting and investigating threats can shore up defenses *Why adaptive security architectures, like Splunk’s, are needed to prevent, detect and respond to attacks in today’s security landscape
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By: BlackBerry Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Fileless attacks surged in 2017, largely due to their ability to bypass traditional antivirus solutions. Last year was host to several fileless malware victories. OceanLotus Group infiltrated Asian corporations during Operation Cobalt Kitty, and conducted nearly six months of fileless operations before detection. Ransomware hall-of-famers Petya and WannaCry both implemented fileless techniques in their kill chains. Every major player in information security agrees that fileless attacks are difficult to stop, and the threats are growing worse. Abandoning files is a logical and tactical response to traditional AV solutions which have overcommitted to file-intensive and signature-based blacklists. What can security solutions offer when there are no infected files to detect? How will a blacklist stop an aggressor that only uses legitimate system resources? The security landscape is changing and the divide between traditional AV products and next-generation security solutions is growing wider by the day. Cylance® has built a reputation on security driven by artificial intelligence and provides a frontline defense against fileless malware. This document details how Cylance protects organizations.
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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: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
"High-profile cyber attacks seem to occur almost daily in recent years. Clearly security threats are persistent and growing. While many organizations have adopted a defense-in-depth strategy — utilizing anti-virus protection, firewalls, intruder prevention systems, sandboxing, and secure web gateways — most IT departments still fail to explicitly protect the Domain Name System (DNS). This oversight leaves a massive gap in network defenses. But this infrastructure doesn’t have to be a vulnerability. Solutions that protect recursive DNS (rDNS) can serve as a simple and effective security control point for end users and devices on your network. Read this white paper to learn more about how rDNS is putting your enterprise at risk, why you need a security checkpoint at this infrastructural layer, how rDNS security solutio Read 5 Reasons Enterprises Need a New Access Model to learn about the fundamental changes enterprises need to make when providing access to their private applications.
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
"Existing security controls are outmatched — at best static and reactive. Current layers likely aren’t protecting you against all attack vectors, like the vulnerable back door that is recursive DNS. And security mechanisms that frustrate, impede, or disallow legitimate users, devices, or applications will have low adoption rates and/or will curtail productivity. Benign users may even circumvent these processes, further undermining your corporate security posture and creating more gaps in your defense-in- depth strategy. One of the many use cases associated with a zero trust security strategy is protecting your network — and most importantly, your data — from malware. "
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     Akamai Technologies
By: CA Technologies     Published Date: Jun 01, 2018
Privileged credentials have served as a major attack vector in the successful execution of many breaches. Protecting privileged access is an imperative to successfully defend an organization from a breach and is a core requirement of multiple compliance regimes. CA Privileged Access Management helps drive IT security and compliance risk reduction and improves operational efficiency by enabling privileged access defense in depth—providing broad and consistent protection of sensitive administrative credentials, management of privileged identity access and control of administrator activity.
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By: Symantec     Published Date: Dec 13, 2017
Enterprise’s are increasingly under threat from sophisticated attacks. In fact, research has found that threats dwell in a customer’s environment an average of 190 days1. These Advanced Persistent Threats use stealthy techniques to evade detection and bypass traditional security defenses. Once an advanced attack gains access to a customer environment the attacker has many tools to evade detection and begin to exploit valuable resources and data. Security teams face multiple challenges when attempting to detect and fully expose the extent of an advanced attack including manual searches through large and disparate data sources, lack of visibility into critical control points, alert fatigue from false positives, and difficulty identifying and fixing impacted endpoints.
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By: Incapsula     Published Date: Nov 06, 2017
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have become a fact of life for any business with a web presence. Whether you’re an enterprise, e-commerce business, local organization, or government offce—it’s merely a matter of time before you’re going to have to deal with the inevitable DDoS attack. The question is what can you do before an attack so you can have adequate defenses already in place. This handbook is a practical guide for planning and executing a DDoS response plan. It outlines pragmatic steps and best practices for choosing and setting up the right mitigation solution for your organization, how to authoritatively respond to an attack, and conduct a thorough post-attack analysis for developing follow-up defense strategies.
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By: Mimecast     Published Date: Oct 25, 2017
Even as cyberattacks have evolved, phishing remains the number one threat delivery tactic. Why? Because it’s effective. That’s the bad news. The good news is, your organization can effectively defend against phishing attempts with the right program in place. You can stand in the way of the abuse of your most mission-critical communications app. There are six key areas to consider. Read this Gartner research note, Fighting Phishing: Optimize Your Defense, to advance your anti-phishing program.
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     Mimecast
By: Secureworks ABM UK 2017     Published Date: Oct 23, 2017
Cybercriminals can be goal-driven and patient, and they often have a singular focus, plenty of time and access to vast, modern technical resources. Both organized and forum-based criminals are working constantly to find innovative and efficient ways to steal information and money with the lowest risk to their personal freedom. If we wish to stay “one step ahead” of the threats detailed in this report, awareness of online criminal threats, techniques and markets is our best defense.
Tags : cyber security, cyber security framework, data security, firewall, general data protection regulation, incident and problem management, information security, intrusion detection
     Secureworks ABM UK 2017
By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 20, 2017
If you haven’t had first-hand experience with ransomware in the past, chances are you’ve heard of one of the many ransomware attacks that have recently caught worldwide attention. According to a June 2016 survey from Osterman Research, nearly one in two participants indicated that their organization suffered at least one ransomware attack in the last year. In this whitepaper, we’ll cover ransomware basics and provide best practices for ransomware prevention and detection. You’ll learn: • What ransomware is, how it works, and who the attackers are • 10 best practices you can employ now to detect and prevent ransomware • How you can quickly detect ransomware and other threats with AlienVault USM Download this whitepaper now to learn more about ransomware, best practices for defense, and how AlienVault USM helps you detect ransomware quickly with a unified approach to security.
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By: Lookout     Published Date: Aug 30, 2017
The modern organization has recognized the need to embrace mobile devices in the workplace. Some have fully implemented a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) program, while some have adopted a hybrid model of corporateowned and personally-enabled (COPE) devices. Many companies then choose to deploy an Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) or Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution to enable some control of the mobile devices that access corporate data. For companies at this stage of mobility, security is the next critical layer. As Gartner states, “It is becoming increasingly important that security leaders look at the anti-malware, mobile threat defense solutions market, the products available and how they should be used."
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
Examine the business impact of malware, ransomware, and phishing, as well as the cost of the average data breach. Given the significant economic impact of these threats, understanding your financial exposure and employing a layered defense simply makes sense.
Tags : domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
     Akamai Technologies
By: Q2 eBanking     Published Date: Jul 30, 2017
Each year we examine trends in fraud reported to Q2 by our partner institutions, and every year we continue to see online banking fraud attempts in great frequency. While we may see patterns emerge or spikes in new trending behavior, the foundation of an effective defense remains consistent. Examining trends in online banking and cybercrime is crucial to navigating the current threat landscape, as is maintaining a solid defense-indepth security foundation.
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