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Can AI improve your endpoint detection and response?

04/19/2018
To intervene with optimum efficiency, response team needs to zero in on the most potentially dangerous endpoint anomalies first. And according to Harish Agastya, VP of Enterprise Solutions at Bitdefender, machine learning-assisted EDR can help you do exactly that.

Should CISOs Be Hackers?

04/19/2018
Justin Calmus, Chief Security Officer at OneLogin, believes that cybersecurity professionals - including CISOs and other security team leaders - can be much more effective at their jobs if they stay actively engaged with hacking communities that keep them on their toes and give them deep insight into attack trends.

Successfully Using Deception Against APTs

04/19/2018
According to Illusive CEO Ofer Israeli, deception technology can provide a vital layer of protection from advanced persistent threats (APTs) by presenting attackers with seemingly genuine servers that both divert them from high-value digital assets and make it easier to pinpoint malicious network activity.

DHS Helps Shop Android IPS Prototype

04/18/2018
A MITRE-developed intrusion prevention system technology got showcased here this week at the RSA Conference.

70% of Energy Firms Worry About Physical Damage from Cyberattacks

04/18/2018
High-profile ICS attacks Triton/Trisis, Industroyer/CrashOverride, and Stuxnet have driven energy firms to invest more in cybersecurity, survey shows.

2018 RSA Conference: Execs Push Cooperation, Culture & Civilian Safety

04/17/2018
Executives from Microsoft, McAfee, and RSA discuss X and a new collaboration on Y.

Trump Administration Cyber Czar Rob Joyce to Return to the NSA

04/17/2018
First year of Trump White House's cybersecurity policy mostly followed in the footsteps of the Obama administration.

NIST Seeking Comments on New AppSec Practices Standards

04/17/2018
Working in conjunction with SAFECode, NIST is opening the floor to suggestions at RSA about secure software development life cycle guidelines.

Microsoft to Roll Out Azure Sphere for IoT Security

04/16/2018
Azure Sphere, now in preview, is a three-part program designed to secure the future of connected devices and powered by its own custom version of Linux.

Cisco, ISARA to Test Hybrid Classic, Quantum-Safe Digital Certificates

04/13/2018
Goal is to make it easier for organizations to handle the migration to quantum computing when it becomes available.

Former Airline Database Administrator Sentenced for Hacking Reservation System

04/13/2018
Former PenAir IT staffer gets five-year probation sentence via plea deal.

Federal Agency Data Under Siege

04/13/2018
Seventy-one percent of IT security professionals in US federal agencies have reported breaches in their organizations.

7 Steps to a Smooth, Secure Cloud Transition

04/13/2018
Security leaders share their top steps to keep in mind as your organization moves data and applications to the cloud.

Android Patches Can Skip a Beat

04/12/2018
Researchers have found that some Android devices are skipping patches and lying about it.

Businesses Calculate Cost of GDPR as Deadline Looms

04/12/2018
Surveys highlight the financial burden of GDPR as companies scramble to meet the May 25 deadline.

Facebook Rolls Out 'Data Abuse Bounty' Program

04/11/2018
The social media giant also got hit with a lawsuit the day before unveiling its new reward program.

Attacker Dwell Time Still Too Long, Research Shows

04/11/2018
New DBIR and M-Trends reports show the window between compromise and discovery are still way too long.

'SirenJack' Vulnerability Lets Hackers Hijack Emergency Warning System

04/10/2018
Unencrypted radio protocol that controls sirens left alert system at risk.

On-Premise Security Tools Struggle to Survive in the Cloud

04/10/2018
Businesses say their current security tools aren't effective in the cloud but hesitate to adopt cloud-based security systems.

Microsoft Issues Rare Patch for Wireless Keyboard Flaw

04/10/2018
Patch Tuesday includes 67 fixes - the most critical of which are browser-related.