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Sift Acquires Passwordless Authentication Pioneer Keyless to Provide Secure, Frictionless Authentication

11/17/2021
Biometric authentication innovator eliminates password-based account takeover and enables PSD2 Strong Customer Authentication while preserving user privacy.

Palo Alto Networks Delivers What's Next in Security at Ignite '21

11/17/2021
Cybersecurity company introduces solutions aimed at network security, cloud security and security operations.

Can I Have XDR Without EDR?

11/17/2021
Yes, extended detection and response is possible without endpoint detection and response, but here's why having both is helpful.

Cyber Conflict Between US and Iran Heats Up

11/17/2021
The United States, United Kingdom, and Australia warn attacks from groups linked to Iran are on the rise, while the Iranian government blames the US and Israel for an attack on gas pumps.

Cybercriminals Contemplate 'Exploit-as-a-Service' Model

11/17/2021
Researchers share their findings on the current zero-day market and how criminals' strategies may shift in the future.

5 Things ML Teams Should Know About Privacy and the GDPR

11/17/2021
Machine learning delivers plenty of benefits. But as the emerging technology gets applied more broadly, be careful about how you handle all the data used in the process.

Is XDR Overhyped?

11/17/2021
Security experts weigh in on the value and pitfalls of extended detection and response (XDR), offering consideration and advice on this growing new category.

How to Navigate the Mitigation of Deepfakes

11/17/2021
Deepfakes are already several steps ahead of the technology that can detect and warn us about them.

Belarus Linked to Big European Disinformation Campaign

11/17/2021
EU officials and others previously had blamed Russia's intelligence operations for the so-called Ghostwriter campaign.

Team Cymru Acquires Amplicy

11/16/2021
The combination of Team Cymru's threat intelligence and threat hunting capabilities and Amplicy's Internet asset discovery and vulnerability management will give enterprise defenders a comprehensive view of their organization's cyber risk.

Suppliers, Cloud Providers Are Threats to Enterprise Data, Survey Says

11/16/2021
Other threats to enterprise data include cybercriminals, authorized users, foreign governments, and application vulnerabilities, according to Dark Reading's recent Strategic Security Report.

New Global Rackspace Technology Survey Underscores Rapid Pace of Cloud Adoption

11/16/2021
More than half of respondents have 100% of their infrastructure in the cloud; IT playing an increasingly critical role in driving corporate strategy.

Emotet Makes a Comeback

11/16/2021
The popular Trojan has re-emerged on the scene several months after the botnet infrastructure behind it was disrupted by law enforcement.

Cybercriminals Increasingly Employ Crypto-Mixers to Launder Stolen Profits

11/16/2021
Crypto-mixer services are set to grow as ransomware and other cybercriminal enterprises increasingly lean into cryptocurrency, new research shows.

The Old Ways Aren’t Working: Let’s Rethink OT Security

11/16/2021
Ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure go beyond locking up data. They can entirely shut down production in a facility. Here's how AI can help you fight back.

4 Considerations for Improving Cloud Security Hygiene

11/16/2021
Mixing cloud security and maintenance practices with legacy enterprise approaches usually ends up shortchanging cloud hygiene. Here are some ways to remedy that.

Navigating the Complexity of Today's Digital Supply Chain

11/16/2021
An efficient way to monitor security is to model user behavior using time series data and watching for anomalies.

The Troubling Rise of Initial Access Brokers

11/15/2021
Criminal groups are ramping up use of IABs to get access to networks without having to deal with the initial reconnaissance and intrusion phases.

Immersive Labs Acquires Snap Labs to Power Cyber Simulations With New Depth and Realism

11/15/2021
Integrated offering to deliver hyper-realistic team exercises specific to customer environments for more relevant cyber knowledge, skills, and judgment.

6 Tips To Keep in Mind for Ransomware Defense

11/15/2021
Ransomware is everywhere, including the nightly news. Most people know what it is, but how do ransomware attackers get in, and how can we defend against them?