Is DDoS Mitigation as-a-Service Becoming a Defacto Offering for Providers?

November 11, 2015 Added by:Stefan Fouant

In my daily engagements with various customers of all shapes and sizes, it’s truly interesting to see how the approach to DDoS mitigation is changing. Much of this is the result of DDoS mitigation services shifting from a “nice to have” technology to a “must-have”, essential in order to maintain business continuity and availability.

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How Well Do You Really Know Your Network?

October 06, 2015 Added by:Dan Lohrmann

Recent data breaches, and the international emphasis on critical infrastructure protection, are helping raise awareness of the importance of technology infrastructure improvements. Many organizations are currently building “next-generation” networks with new projects that are well funded. Don’t waste any opportunity to reinvent your network or infrastructure when you get the chance.

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Beware of the Imitations

September 16, 2015 Added by:Jayson Wylie

There have been reports of compromised Cisco IOS files being run in the wild. There have also been warnings about reversed engineered IOS images been detected.

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Wireless Security 101

September 09, 2015 Added by:Jayson Wylie

Not everyone is technology savvy and push to get something to function verses securing it to the extent that it should be. Even though the latest wireless routers will use the more up-to-date security configurations, there are older setups that may not be adequate.

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Webcast: Segmentation Beyond VLANs, Subnets, and Zones

September 01, 2015 Added by:InfosecIsland News

In 15 minutes, we’ll show you how nano-segmentation delivers the most granular, adaptive security across your data centers and public clouds.

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Businesses Should Take a Pass on Traditional Password Security

August 04, 2015 Added by:Geoff Sanders

Historical forms of authentication were never meant for the networked landscape we live in today. The first passwords were adequate authentication solutions only because the systems they secured were isolated. Unfortunately, the isolated systems that pervaded the early days of the computer revolution has set the foundation for authentication in the Internet Age.

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Hackers and Threats: Cybercrime Syndicates Go Global

August 04, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin

Organizations are struggling to cope with the quantum speed and sophistication of global cyber-attacks being carried out by organized cyber-criminal syndicates. Moving forward, businesses need to prepare to be targeted at any time, and any place, by multiple assailants. Organizations that wish to keep pace with these developments, and remain financially viable, need to take action now, or face the...

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Enterprises See 30 Percent Rise in Phone Fraud: Report

June 25, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs

Based on data from its “telephony honeypot,” anti-fraud company Pindrop Security has determined that the number of scam calls aimed at enterprises has increased by 30 percent since 2013.

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Enable the Business? Sometimes Security Must Say “NO”…

June 25, 2015 Added by:Anton Chuvakin

As a security technologist you may be asked to do the impossible.

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'Lotus Blossom' Cyber-espionage Campaign Stretches Back 3 Years: Palo Alto Networks

June 22, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince

Researchers at Palo Alto Networks have identified a cyber-espionage operation targeting government and military organizations in Southeast Asia.

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Hackers Targeted the Polish Airline LOT, Grounded 1,400 Passengers

June 22, 2015 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

The Polish national airline, LOT, announced on Sunday that it has cancelled 10 flights due to a cyber attack against the airline’s ground computer systems at Warsaw’s Okecie airport.

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DDoS Attacks Cost Victims Average of $40,000 per Hour

June 18, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

The annual DDoS Threat Landscape Report reveals that distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks can cost a victim as much as $40,000 dollars per hour in lost revenue, the loss of consumer trust, sensitive data theft, and intellectual property losses.

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Once More on Cloud SIEM or SaaS SIEM

June 17, 2015 Added by:Anton Chuvakin

A reminder: cloud SIEM (“SaaS SIEM”) does not really exist yet [so, those who compute market share numbers for it are simply deluded]. However, today there are some “almost SaaS SIEM” products on the market and I wanted to quickly mention them here, as a part of my current cloud security monitoring research.

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The Need to Address the Cyber Security of Field Controllers and Sensors (Level 1 Devices)

June 17, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss

The lack of focus on the Level 1 devices has been a constant with most critical infrastructure protection articles, conferences, and personal discussions regardless of industry. Consequently, there is a need to better understand the security issues associated with these critical devices.

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China Uses Watering Hole Attacks, JSONP Hijacking to Identify Users

June 16, 2015 Added by:Eduard Kovacs

Chinese authorities are leveraging watering hole attacks and JSONP hijacking techniques to track down users who might attempt to hide their identity online, according to unified security management and threat intelligence company AlienVault.

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Weak Remote Access Practices Contributed to Nearly All PoS Breaches: Trustwave

June 11, 2015 Added by:Brian Prince

It's not just hype - point-of-sale (PoS) systems are being compromised more than ever, and much of the blame falls on mistakes surrounding remote access.

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