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Splunk to Acquire Phantom

02/27/2018
$350 million deal scheduled to close Q1 2018.

Misleading Cyber Foes with Deception Technology

02/27/2018
Today's deception products go far beyond the traditional honeypot by catching attackers while they are chasing down non-existent targets inside your networks.

Threats from Mobile Ransomware & Banking Malware Are Growing

02/26/2018
The number of unique mobile malware samples increased sharply in 2017 compared to a year ago, according to Trend Micro.

Adobe Flash Vulnerability Reappears in Malicious Word Files

02/26/2018
CVE-2018-4878, a Flash zero-day patched earlier this month, has resurfaced in another campaign as attackers capitalize on the bug.

PhishMe Acquired, Rebranded as Cofense in $400M Deal

02/26/2018
Cofense is the new name for PhishMe, which was purchased by a private equity consortium.

7 Key Stats that Size Up the Cybercrime Deluge

02/26/2018
Updated data on zero-days, IoT threats, cryptomining, and economic costs should keep eyebrows raised in 2018.

6 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch

02/26/2018
Expect more as the year goes on: more breaches, more IoT attacks, more fines...

93% of Cloud Applications Aren't Enterprise-Ready

02/23/2018
The average business uses 1,181 cloud services, and most don't meet all recommended security requirements, Netskope says.

'OMG': New Mirai Variant Converts IoT Devices into Proxy Servers

02/23/2018
The new malware also can turn bots into DDoS attack machines, says Fortinet.

10 Can't-Miss Talks at Black Hat Asia

02/23/2018
With threats featuring everything from nation-states to sleep states, the sessions taking place from March 20-23 in Singapore are relevant to security experts around the world.

Visa: EMV Cards Drove 70% Decline in Fraud

02/23/2018
Merchants who adopted chip technology saw a sharp decline in counterfeit fraud between 2015 and 2017, Visa reports.

Leveraging Security to Enable Your Business

02/23/2018
When done right, security doesn't have to be the barrier to employee productivity that many have come to expect. Here's how.

Enabling Better Risk Mitigation with Threat Intelligence

02/23/2018
In order to get the maximum benefit from threat intel you need to be able to operationalize it. Here's how.

Best Practices for Recruiting & Retaining Women in Security

02/22/2018
Gender diversity can help fill the security talent gap, new Forrester Research report says.

Criminals Obtain Code-Signing Certificates Using Stolen Corporate IDs

02/22/2018
The certificates are available on demand at prices ranging from $299 to $1,599, says Recorded Future.

It's Not What You Know, It's What You Can Prove That Matters to Investigators

02/22/2018
Achieving the data visibility to ensure you can provide auditors with the information they need after a breach, and do so in just a few days, has never been more difficult.

SEC: Companies Must Disclose More Info on Cybersecurity Attacks & Risks

02/22/2018
New agency guidance statement also says company officials, execs can't trade stocks if they have unannounced information on a security breach at the company.

IRS Warns of Spike in W-2 Phishing Emails

02/22/2018
The IRS reports an increase in reports of phishing emails asking for W-2 information.

Anatomy of an Attack on the Industrial IoT

02/22/2018
How cyber vulnerabilities on sensors can lead to production outage and financial loss.

Security Liability in an 'Assume Breach' World

02/22/2018
Cybersecurity today is more than an IT issue. It's a product quality issue, a customer service issue, an operational issue, and an executive issue. Here's why.