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By: CyberX     Published Date: Feb 03, 2017
Arm yourself against the powerful cyberweapons and methods cyberattackers are using to compromise electrical grids, manufacturing, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, and other critical infrastructure industries.
Tags : cyberx, ics hacking, hacking, cyberweapons, cyberattacks, production operations, ics, scada, security
     CyberX
By: Darktrace     Published Date: Apr 02, 2019
The current era in cyber security is characterized by three fundamental challenges: the complexity of the enterprise network and connected infrastructure, the speed of newage attacks, and the strain of overwhelmed incident responders. In many ways, the expansion of networks and continual adoption of new technologies - from cloud services to the Internet of Things - has expanded the attack surface and introduced new entry-points through which attackers can gain a foothold. This, combined with the ready availability of exploit kits on the Dark Web, has led to the ‘vicious circle of the SOC’, where incident responders are so busy fire-fighting that they rarely have time to implement the critical patches that would prevent the problem at source. As security teams struggle to keep up with the rising volume of routine attacks, a new generation of cyberthreat has also emerged, characterized in large part by fast-moving threats that make an impact well before humans have time to respond. Thes
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     Darktrace
By: Arbor     Published Date: Sep 20, 2013
Financial services companies have been the target of a serious, sustained, and well-funded DDoS campaign for more than a year. What these attacks have continued to demonstrate is that DDoS will continue to be a popular and increasingly complex attack vector. DDoS is no longer simply a network issue, but is increasingly a feature or additional aspect of other advanced targeted attacks. The motivation of modern attackers can be singular, but the threat landscape continues to become more complex and mixes various threats to increase the likelihood of success. There have certainly been cases where the MSSP was successful at mitigating against an attack but the target Website still went down due to corruption of the underlying application and data. In order to defend networks today, enterprises need to deploy DDoS security in multiple layers, from the perimeter of their network to the provider cloud, and ensure that on-premise equipment can work in harmony with provider networks for effective and robust attack mitigation
Tags : distributed denial of service, ddos attack, financial services, financial services company, ddos defense, ddos protection, security, finance, ddos mitigation
     Arbor
By: Citrix Systems, Inc.     Published Date: Jan 19, 2016
Customers, employees and partners are more frequently accessing web-delivered services from their mobile devices. At the same time, attackers are constantly discovering new ways to compromise security, including advanced malware and application layer attacks. Without the right tools, you are vulnerable. NetScaler gives you the visibility and control to manage, accelerate, and secure all your web properties, so you can deliver both the service and security your users demand. To learn more about web security and NetScaler, read the full report: Defend Web Properties from Modern Threats with Citrix NetScaler
Tags : citrix, security, netscaler, web
     Citrix Systems, Inc.
By: Cisco EMEA     Published Date: Mar 08, 2019
When it comes to the threat landscape, it’s important to take a look in the rearview mirror once in a while. As with driving, not only do you get a good look at what’s behind you, but you can often spot what’s coming up quick, set to overtake you. That’s the spirit of this threat report. We’ve picked out five key stories from the last year or so, not just because they were big events, but because we think these threats, or similar ones, could very well appear in the near future. Take modular threats like Emotet and VPNFilter, for example. These are threats that can deliver an on-demand menu of attacks and threats, depending on which device is infected or the intended goal of the attacker. We saw plenty of such modular threats in recent history, and wouldn’t be surprised if we see more in the future. Email remains the darling delivery method of attackers, with threats from cryptomining to Emotet using it to spread. It’s also highly likely that other threats, such as unauthorized M
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     Cisco EMEA
By: CarbonBlack     Published Date: Mar 16, 2016
Today’s cyber-attacks have changed in sophistication, in focus, and in their potential impact on your business. This eBook will outline the tactics today’s advanced attackers are using to break into your organization and why you require a defense-in-depth cyber security program that incorporates automatic detection and incident response.
Tags : carbon black, cyber attacks, cyber security, attacks, security, advanced attacks, detection
     CarbonBlack
By: Symantec     Published Date: Dec 13, 2017
Security teams face sophisticated attacks that ‘hide in plain sight’ and often dwell in customer environments as long as 190 days1. And attackers increasingly employ stealthy techniques to move freely within a customer environment like using stolen credentials to masquerade as legitimate users. There has been a marginal decline in zero-day discoveries and an increase in ‘living off the land’ tactics that don’t rely on the traditional combination of vulnerabilities followed by malware. These tactics are more difficult to detect since they make use of legitimate tools.
Tags : security, software, detection, network
     Symantec
By: ESET     Published Date: Oct 07, 2009
This white paper examines the looming threat horizon that is forcing companies to reexamine their endpoint security functions and discusses ESET's solution for integrated security management that is built around its advanced heuristic technology. The threat landscape facing businesses has evolved significantly, and corporations are looking for security products that can protect against known threats and prepare for future attackers in a simple-to-use architecture.
Tags : eset, security, threatsense, malware, threat trends, conficker, virus, agent, endpoint security, networkwide platforms, heuristic scanning, saas, proactive security, network architecture, security architecture
     ESET
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
     Lookout
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.
Tags : palo alto, exploit kits, antivirus, security, security value, prevention
     Palo Alto Networks
By: Forcepoint     Published Date: Apr 20, 2016
The longer attackers remain in your network, the more lateral movement is possible and the greater the risk for data theft. Stopping the exfiltration of data, rather than focusing on stopping data breaches, is the most realistic approach to data security and reducing cyber dwell time.
Tags : cyber attack, security, security application, cybersecurity, cybersecurity, attack preventing, data security
     Forcepoint
By: FireEye     Published Date: Mar 05, 2014
Cyber attacks are growing more sophisticated and, more often than not, target small and midsize businesses (SMBs). One unlucky click - a malicious email attachment, a link to a legitimate but compromised website - could result in a costly data breach that drains your bank account and customer trust. This paper explains targeted attacks and examines reasons cyber attackers are aiming at small and midsize businesses, including: Value of your data; Low risk and high returns for criminals; Why SMBs are easier targets.
Tags : fireeye, persistent threats, advanced attacks, multi-vector, multi-stage nature, combatting advanced attacks, cohesive threat vectors, correlated threat vectors, real-time security, malicious code installs, block callbacks, threat intelligence, malware forensics, cyber warfare, security
     FireEye
By: Fidelis Cybersecurity     Published Date: May 15, 2019
When it comes to cybersecurity, you can only defend what you can see. Organizations continue to suffer breaches, oftentimes because they do not have continuous, real-time visibility of all their critical assets. With more data and applications moving to the cloud, IoT and other emerging technologies, the attack surface continues to expand, giving adversaries more blind spots to leverage. Watch a webinar with SANS where we examine how to: Discover, classify and profile assets and network communications Detect threats and decode content in real-time at wire speed Hunt for unknown threats via rich, indexable metadata Alter your terrain and attack surface with deception to slow down attackers By knowing your cyber terrain and increasing the risk of detection and cost to the adversary, you can gain a decisive advantage.
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     Fidelis Cybersecurity
By: Veracode     Published Date: Oct 26, 2016
Web and mobile applications are now top attack vectors for cyber attackers, accounting for more than a third of data breaches. As a result, securing the application layer has now become a high priority for enterprises. Enterprise application security testing solutions for Web, native, cloud and mobile applications are key to this strategy. In the latest Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing, Veracode has been positioned as a Leader for the third year in a row based on our completeness of vision and ability to execute in the AST market. Download the report for more on why Veracode's automated cloud-based service is in Gartner's “Leaders” quadrant.
Tags : veracode, gartner, magic quadrant, application security testing, security, application security, enterprise applications
     Veracode
By: ThreatTrack Security     Published Date: May 21, 2015
This presentation will look at the various motivations of attackers, explore why they don’t matter at the time of attack and focus on mitigation tactics as a way to best defend your organization.
Tags : threattrack, cyber security, attacks, protection, security
     ThreatTrack Security
By: illusive networks     Published Date: May 18, 2016
Today's cyber attackers are more specialized, targeted and innovative when it comes to seeking new attack vectors and circumventing perimeter defenses and old-school honeypot traps. Download this whitepaper and learn why Honeypots fail in comparison to Deceptions Everywhere™ Technology, how to mimic real-world scenarios to catch cyber attackers, and leveraging deception technology to combat modern APTs.
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     illusive networks
By: Venafi     Published Date: Jul 27, 2015
See how APT 18 conducted its proof-of-concept attack, learn how attackers bypassed critical security controls and find out how you can eliminate blind spots, reduce risk, and respond and remediate faster.
Tags : security controls, key misuse, certificate misuse, security management, breach prevention, risk reduction, blind spots, exfiltrating data, certificate security, trust protection platform
     Venafi
By: FireEye     Published Date: Mar 05, 2014
If information is the lifeblood of today's digital economy, data centers are the heart. These mini-metropolises of silicon, metal, and cable are as essential to modern business as steel, motors, and coal were to the last great industrial revolution. In addition to their vital role in most business processes, data centers are the building blocks of emerging trends such as Big Data, global collaboration, and even bring-your-own-device (BYOD). The white paper describes: The widening gap between the offensive capabilities of today's cyber attackers and the weak traditional defenses deployed in most data centers; How organizations can better protect data centers.
Tags : fireeye, persistent threats, advanced attacks, multi-vector, multi-stage nature, combatting advanced attacks, cohesive threat vectors, correlated threat vectors, real-time security, malicious code installs, block callbacks, threat intelligence, malware forensics, cyber warfare, security
     FireEye
By: Vectra Networks     Published Date: Nov 05, 2015
Covert communications are key enablers of cyber attacks that allow remote humans to patiently manage and direct their attacks undetected. Attackers choose these vehicles specifically for their ability to evade signatures, malware sandboxes and reputation lists. To learn how Vectra empowers security teams to automatically pinpoint active cyber attacks as they’re happening, correlate threats with the hosts that are under attack, prioritize attacks that pose the greatest business risk, and quickly prevent or mitigate loss, register to get the white paper Detecting Covert Communications.
Tags : malicious covert communications, cyber attacks, undetected attacks, business risk, prevent and mitigate loss, security
     Vectra Networks
By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
Have you ever wondered how the bad guys actually get control of a system? And, how they convert that system into a data-syphoning droid? Join AlienVault security engineer, Tom D'Aquino as he walks you through the steps of a system compromise and how detect these nefarious activities at every stage. You'll learn: • How attackers exploit vulnerabilities to take control of systems • What they do next to find & exfiltrate valuable data • How to catch them before the damage is done with AlienVault USM Using a real-world example of a common vulnerability, Tom will show you how AlienVault USM gives you the evidence you need to stop an attack in its tracks.
Tags : vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile, environment, data, asset value, network, authenticated, unauthenticated, remediation, best practices, intelligence, scores, attacks, policy violations, compromise, ex filtration, exploit
     AlienVault
By: Lancope     Published Date: Jun 21, 2014
Join us on June 25th at 2PM BST to find out how to detect sophisticated cyber attacks using network logging technologies and learn how you can use these technologies to create an audit trail of network activity.
Tags : lancope, cyberattack, cyber criminals, network security, hackers, audit trail, cyber audit, network intelligence, network audit
     Lancope
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 06, 2013
In this IBM security report, we will take a look at the data we've gathered through our monitoring operations and the security intelligence generated by our analysts and incident response teams who interpret that data. Our aim is to help you gain important insights into the current threat landscape - with a close look at the volume of attacks, the industries most impacted , the most prevalent types of attacks and attackers, and the key factors enabling them.
Tags : ibm, security services, cyber security intelligence, index, security report, security attacks, security protection, business security, data security, security intelligence index, security, enterprise applications, data management
     IBM
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 26, 2017
While there has been improvement in the amount of time an attacker spends in a network before detection — decreasing from years to days in many cases — the ongoing delay illustrates just how elusive attackers still are compared to an organization's ability to detect a problem. IDC believes that actionable threat intelligence is going to be a significant factor in improving this metric. Threat intelligence has historically been seen as a complex set of activities reserved for security operations centers (SOCs) and advanced security analysts. The tools to collect and apply threat intelligence have generally not existed commercially and the ability to integrate threat intelligence into the traditional security workflow has not been available. Over the last few years, threat intelligence has been growing in importance within the security workflow.
Tags : data security, threat intelligence, security operations, advanced security analysts
     IBM
By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Sep 27, 2016
This infographic will walk you through a few key questions around your web applications.
Tags : akamai, attackers, cyber attacks, cybersecurity, web applications, web application security, networking, security, enterprise applications
     Akamai Technologies
By: Viavi Solutions     Published Date: Aug 05, 2015
With increasingly creative exploits, it is important to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to data protection. Performance monitoring tools that do not keep pace can leave your information vulnerable.
Tags : apm, security, hacking, performance monitoring
     Viavi Solutions
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