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FBI-Led Operation Disrupts Russian GRU Botnet

04/06/2022
"Cyclops Blink" operation disabled firewalls behind the Sandworm hacking team's network of infected victim devices.

Linux Systems Are Becoming Bigger Targets

04/06/2022
To prevent Linux exploits, organizations should establish an integrated security approach that extends to the network edge.

Why XDR As We Know It Will Fail

04/06/2022
Don't take the XDR hype at face value. Do security due diligence and add a connectivity level for data access across all silos for best response.

Microsoft Details New Security Features for Windows 11

04/05/2022
Security features to come include a TPM-like security processor for protecting artifacts that a computer uses during the secure boot-up process, as well as a control for blocking unsigned and untrusted apps.

Developers Increasingly Prioritize Secure Coding

04/05/2022
But "old habits are hard to break," with 48% of developers still shipping code with vulnerabilities.

New WatchGuard Threat Lab Report Shows Network Attacks at Highest Point Over Last Three Years

04/05/2022
Network detections in EMEA quadrupled, with malware detections occurring at nearly twice the rate as the rest of the world.

'Human Behavior' Security Startup Nets $7M in Seed

04/05/2022
Nudge Security plans a general launch of its cloud-based service later this year.

How IP Data Can Help Security Professionals Protect Their Networks

04/05/2022
Beefing up security requires a combination of forensic efforts and proactive mitigation. IP context aids both.

Name That Edge Toon: In Deep Water

04/05/2022
Come up with a clever caption, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.

What We Can Learn From Lapsus$ Techniques

04/05/2022
The group is targeting the biggest weak spot in most security postures: finding anomalous behavior by authorized entities.

FIN7 Morphs into a Broader, More Dangerous Cybercrime Group

04/05/2022
Mandiant has now tied the group to at least eight unattributed clusters of activity targeting organizations across various industries and regions.

How to Prepare for Cyber Threats During the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

04/05/2022
Remain calm, maintain control, and triage responses appropriately to ensure that the organization can remain resilient against threats during this crisis and through others to come.

State Department Announces Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy

04/04/2022
The newly created bureau will help shape norms of responsible government behavior in cyberspace and help US allies bolster their own cybersecurity programs.

Qualys Delivers Multi-Vector EDR 2.0 with Enhanced Prioritization to Quickly Surface the Most Critical Incidents

04/04/2022
EDR solution provides comprehensive threat detection and reduces the risk of compromise with vulnerability management and patching all from a single agent.

Citrix® Modernizes Security to Accommodate Hybrid Work

04/04/2022
Company launches cloud delivered, Zero Trust Network Access solution that protects all apps, data and devices, enabling secure work from anywhere.

Apple Gift Card Scammers Sentenced for Role in $1.5M Fraud

04/04/2022
Criminal conspiracy included theft of Apple point-of-sale devices.

Millions of Installations Potentially Vulnerable to Spring Framework Flaw

04/04/2022
Internet scan indicates hundreds of thousands of vulnerable installations, while data from the major Java repository suggests millions, firms say.

How Do I Decide Whether to Buy or Build in Security?

04/04/2022
To build or buy — that is the question. Security teams have to consider maintenance costs and compliance questions when they go down the build-it-yourself path.

Beware of These 5 Tax Scams

04/04/2022
Fraudsters are out in full force as Tax Day approaches. Use this list to keep your company’s employees informed on what to watch out for this year.

Cybersecurity Mesh: IT's Answer to Cloud Security

04/04/2022
With a properly functioning cybersecurity mesh architecture, one can guarantee safe, authorized access to data from any access point.