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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
Tags : dns, phishing, malware, ransomware, security
     Akamai Technologies
By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
Companies are pursuing digital transformation. The goal is to improve customer value, operate with greater efficiency and agility, and increase innovation. But as companies leverage new workflows, security has not kept pace, and cyber criminals are becoming more sophisticated. This white paper describes a security paradigm for today’s hostile environment: zero trust.
Tags : behavioral analytics, logging analytics, zero trust security model, security, cyber criminals, security breach
     Akamai Technologies
By: Mimecast     Published Date: Aug 16, 2018
Email. You use it constantly. And it’s the number-one application to keep your organization functioning, lines of communication flowing, and productivity seamless. Organizations need email to stay up-and running all the time. After all, it’s supposed to just work, right? This is where trouble often sets in. Cybercriminals use email constantly, too. It’s the number-one vector used to initiate attacks like malware delivery (think ransomware), impersonations and phishing attacks. In fact, almost 90% of organizations* have seen the volume of phishing attacks either rise or stay the same over the past 12 months. Internal threats have also been on the rise: Most organizations have encountered internal threats driven by careless employees (88%), compromised accounts (80%) or malicious insiders (70%) over the last year.
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     Mimecast
By: F5 Networks Inc     Published Date: Aug 16, 2018
As the threat landscape evolves, so must our security controls and countermeasures. Recent research from F5 Labs revealed that applications are the initial targets in the majority of breaches, suggesting that any app can be an attack vector. Cybercriminals are moving their tactics further up the stack using sophisticated application-layer exploits, as well as an emerging wave of automated, bot, and IoTbased threats that are quite capable of evading simple signature or reputation-based detection. Yet, the majority of WAFs on the market today have remained largely unchanged, leaving the applayer exposed, unable to proactively monitor and protect against evolving attack vectors.
Tags : threats, applications, cybercriminals
     F5 Networks Inc
By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
With cybercriminals threatening nations globally, cybersecurity is taking a front seat in many regions. Most notably, the European Union (EU) has adopted regulations to combat the threats. Against the backdrop of increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, the EU has set forth rules and procedures for enhanced cybersecurity, along with penalties for noncompliance, in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This new body of mandated policies and procedures aims to protect EU member personal information collected and/or stored by organizations. Read more in the GDPR business brief.
Tags : data, gdpr, global, nationally, cybercriminals
     Cylance
By: Frontier Communications     Published Date: Dec 22, 2016
This infographic highlights a few common misconceptions about protecting yourself when Mother Nature wreaks vengeance, your workplace becomes a no man’s land, or cybercriminals attack.
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     Frontier Communications
By: Carbonite     Published Date: Apr 09, 2018
Malware that encrypts a victim’s data until the extortionist’s demands are met is one of the most common forms of cybercrime. And the prevalence of ransomware attacks continues to increase. Cybercriminals are now using more than 50 different forms of ransomware to target and extort money from unsuspecting individuals and businesses. Ransomware attacks are pervasive. More than 4,000 ransomware attacks happen every day, and the volume of attacks is increasing at a rate of 300 percent annually.1 According to an IDT911 study, 84 percent of small and midsize businesses will not meet or report ransomware demands.2 No one is safe from ransomware, as it attacks enterprises and SMBs, government agencies, and individuals indiscriminately. While ransomware demands more than doubled in 2016 to $679 from $294 in 2015, the cost of remediating the damage and lost productivity is many multiples higher.3 Ransomware is the equivalent of catastrophic data loss, except
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     Carbonite
By: Symantec     Published Date: Aug 15, 2017
Stay ahead of the evolving threats. Organized crime is driving the rapid growth and sophisticated evolution of advanced threats that put entire website ecosystems at risk, and no organization is safe. The stealthy nature of these threats gives cybercriminals the time to go deeper into website environments, very often with severe consequences. The longer the time before detection and resolution, the more damage is inflicted. The risk and size of fines, lawsuits, reparation costs, damaged reputation, loss of operations, loss of sales, and loss of customers pile up higher and higher. The complexity of website security management and lack of visibility across website ecosystems is further impacted by the fact that it is nearly impossible to know how and where to allocate resources. Website security must be evolved in line with these growing threats and challenges.
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     Symantec
By: Oracle     Published Date: Aug 02, 2018
Enterprises like yours face the growing risk of cyberattacks, which increases your exposure to the risk of data loss. One of the most menacing forms of these is ransomware, where your data is encrypted and literally held ransom—until you pay cybercriminals to release it, or you recover your data from a point in time before your systems were attacked. Such attacks and data losses make headlines —damaging your organization’s reputation. And with new regulations concerning data protection coming into force (such as those introduced by the US Department of the Treasury and the European Union) failing to prepare for a quick recovery from a cyberattack could mean serious financial penalties.
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     Oracle
By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
Tags : domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
     Akamai Technologies
By: Venafi     Published Date: Aug 07, 2015
It was recently found that most Global 2000 organisations have failed to completely remediate Heartbleed. This leaves these organisations vulnerable to cyberattacks, future brand damage, and intellectual property loss.
Tags : cyberattacks, security, cybercriminals, security application
     Venafi
By: Venafi     Published Date: Aug 07, 2015
This paper reveals how not securing all of your keys and certificates enables cybercriminals to bypass controls like threat detection, data protection, firewalls, VPNs, DLP, privileged access, and authentication systems that you expect will mitigate threats.
Tags : security, protect keys, security controls, cyber-attacks, cybercriminals, threat detection, data protection, firewalls, authentication, protect digital certificates, reduce risks
     Venafi
By: Cisco     Published Date: Mar 17, 2017
There’s a war being waged on all our networks, and security researchers around the world are on the front lines. Here’s the inside story of how our elite security-research team neutralized one of the biggest threats in years.
Tags : cyersecurity, security, treat and vulnerability management, networks, cybercriminals, attacks
     Cisco
By: FireEye     Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Combating the Attack of Choice for Cybercriminals
Tags : cybercriminals, fireeye, phishing attacks, apt, advanced persistent threat, security, business technology
     FireEye
By: FireEye     Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Aided by their targets' porous defenses and unwitting end users, today's cybercriminals are able to deliver advanced malware that exploits systems and enables a range of malicious activities.
Tags : fireeye, spear phishing attacks, cybercriminals, malware, malicious activities, security, business technology
     FireEye
By: Venafi     Published Date: Mar 26, 2015
Lax SSH security and management can lead to significant gaps in security controls. Cybercriminals target these gaps to gain full access to sensitive, regulated, and valuable systems and data. Read the solution brief, Stop Unauthorized Privileged Access, to close these SSH security gaps and protect your business: • Learn about the top SSH vulnerabilities • Discover how to reduce risk of SSH key misuse • Develop a strategy to manage and secure SSH keys
Tags : ssh security, ssh management, security controls, ssh vulnerabilities
     Venafi
By: Venafi     Published Date: Mar 26, 2015
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) operators have proven they can breach enterprises like yours by undermining your critical security controls when you fail to protect digital certificates and cryptographic keys. Not securing all of your keys and certificates enables cybercriminals to bypass controls like threat detection, data protection, firewalls, VPNs, DLP, privileged access, and authentication systems that you expect will mitigate threats.
Tags : keys, certificates, security controls, apt, advances persistent threat, cryptographic keys, cybercriminals, cyber attacks, cyber defense, vpn, dlp, privileged access, authentication systems
     Venafi
By: Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity     Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are stealthier and more spiteful than ever. Sophisticated techniques are used to quietly breach organizations and deploy customized malware, which potentially remains undetected for months. Such attacks are caused by cybercriminals who target individual users with highly evasive tools. Legacy security approaches are bypassed to steal sensitive data from credit card details to intellectual property or government secrets. Traditional cybersecurity solutions, such as email spam filters, anti-virus software or firewalls are ineffective against advanced persistent threats. APTs can bypass such solutions and gain hold within a network to make organizations vulnerable to data breaches.
Tags : it security, vendor, malware, analysis, service, malicious attacks, network, traffic
     Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity
By: Absolute Software     Published Date: May 31, 2016
With companies embracing mobility to maintain competitive advantage in the digital era, information security threats have increased exponentially. Userfriendly technologies such as mobile devices, mobile apps, and cloud storage are often hacker-friendly too, creating opportunities for cybercriminals to covertly infiltrate company data. This opens the door to data loss, reputational damage, loss of proprietary information – not to mention the associated regulatory penalties and potential legal fees. IT bears the brunt of responsibility for information security, yet according to Forrester, internal incidents top the list of security breach causes in 2014.
Tags : mobility, competitive advantage, best practices, mobile devices, mobile applications
     Absolute Software
By: NAVEX Global     Published Date: Aug 18, 2016
This Cyber Security Awareness Kit illustrates how to make your organisation more secure by neutralizing the leading cause of cyber security risk: your employees.
Tags : cyber attack, risk, cyber security, cyber criminals, cyber risks, security, security application, cyber security awareness kit
     NAVEX Global
By: Q2 eBanking     Published Date: Oct 24, 2017
Banks and credit unions can prevent fraudsters and other cybercriminals from gaining an upper hand on them by using more sophisticated protection. This protection is found in five layers of proactive security defense. Q2’s paper, Multilayer Security— Because a moat is not enough, discusses these essential layers to keeping account holders secure.
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     Q2 eBanking
By: Proofpoint     Published Date: Jun 22, 2017
Human targeted attacks continued to lead the pack in 2016. Attackers’ used automation and personalisation to increase the volume and click-through rates of their campaigns. Taking a page from the B2B e-marketer’s playbook, cyber criminals are adopting marketing best practices and sending their campaigns on Tuesdays and Thursdays when click-through rates are higher. Meanwhile, BEC and credential phishing attacks targeted the human factor directly--no technical exploits needed. Instead, they used social engineering to persuade victims into sending money, sensitive information and account credentials. Timing is everything—attackers know that hitting your employees with a well-crafted email at the just the right time produces the best results. Of course, this varies by region. So if you are responsible for worldwide SecOps, you need visibility into not only attack patterns but also when and which employees tend to click.
Tags : security solutions, ransomware, security technologies, protection technologies, malicious email, it security, server protection
     Proofpoint
By: IBM APAC     Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
For any sized organization, securing data and networks today is a daunting task. New vulnerabilities are discovered almost daily; new malware strains are developed as soon as a detection script is written for the old ones; and cybercriminals can buy prepackaged exploit kits on the Darknet backed by professional support teams. As a security analyst, you need more than a few point solutions designed to defend the network’s edge. You need visibility, perspective and an innate sense of when things just don’t seem right.
Tags : ibm, qradar, cloud, analytics, flexibility, scalability, organization
     IBM APAC
By: Venafi     Published Date: Jul 27, 2015
According to Gartner, by 2017, more than ?50% of network attacks will use encrypted SSL/TLS. Most organizations cannot decrypt and inspect SSL communications to detect these threats, which creates security blind spots.
Tags : ssl traffic, venafi, tls, security blind spots, it security, it security solutions, it management, knowledge management, enterprise applications
     Venafi
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, intrusion prevention, log management, malware, vulnerabilities, managed security services, network security, pci compliance, penetration testing, ransomware security consulting, security management, security monitoring, vulnerability assessments
     Secureworks ABM UK 2017
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