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Akamai Technologies Completes Acquisition of Guardicore to Extend Its Zero Trust Solutions to Help Stop Ransomware

10/21/2021
Guardicore's micro-segmentation products will be added to Akamai's portfolio of Zero Trust solutions.

Plurilock to Acquire Assets of CloudCodes Software

10/21/2021
Transaction marks Plurilock’s second acquisition in 2021.

Invicti Security Announces $625 Million Growth Investment Led by Summit Partners

10/21/2021
Web application security provider plans to leverage new investment to continue product expansion and support global growth.

Nearly Three-Quarters of Organizations Victimized by DNS Attacks in Past 12 Months

10/21/2021
Response and recovery have significant impact on 58% of targeted businesses.

Cohesity Announces Disaster Recovery as a Service, Providing Automated Disaster Recovery

10/21/2021
New Offering Can Help Businesses Quickly Recover from Ransomware Attacks, Speed Data Recovery, and Advance Business Continuity

Why Should My Organization Consider XDR?

10/21/2021
XDR is a newish industry term addressing a very old problem: security products that don't work together to detect threats.

Microsoft Launches Security Program for Nonprofits

10/21/2021
A new set of security tools is built to assess risk, provide monitoring and notification if an attack occurs, and train IT pros and users.

Macs Still Targeted Mostly With Adware, Less With Malware

10/21/2021
The top 10 categories of digital threats on macOS are all adware programs, with only a sliver of the share of victims affected by actual malware, according to an IT management firm.

How Psychology Can Save Your Cybersecurity Awareness Training Program

10/21/2021
Understanding human psychology, how it works, and how to introduce its concepts into cybersecurity awareness training can make a huge difference to your organization.

Proposed HTTPA Protocol Uses TEEs to Secure the Web

10/20/2021
Intel researchers describe how Trusted Execution Environments can enhance HTTPS and boost Web security.

Optiv Announces Second Annual $40,000 Scholarship for Black, African American Identifying STEM Students

10/20/2021
$10,000 to be awarded annually for four years each by Optiv’s Black Employee Network.

Microsoft-Signed Rootkit Targets Gaming Environments in China

10/20/2021
FiveSys is the second publicly known rootkit since June that attackers have managed to sneak past Microsoft's driver certification process.

Microsoft, Intel, and Goldman Sachs to Lead New TCG Work Group to Tackle Supply Chain Security Challenges

10/20/2021
Led by representatives from the three companies, the work group will create guidance that defines, implements, and upholds security standards for the entire supply chain.

MITRE Engenuity Announces ATT&CK® Evaluations Call for Participation for Managed Services

10/20/2021
Offering to provide transparency into the capabilities of managed security service providers and and managed detection and response competencies.

CISA Awards $2 Million to Bring Cybersecurity Training to Rural Communities and Diverse Populations

10/20/2021
Award recipients NPower and CyberWarrior recognized for development of cyber workforce training programs.

Execs From Now-Defunct GigaTrust Arrested in $50M Fraud Scheme

10/20/2021
Email endpoint security-as-a-service company founder and two others indicted in an elaborate financial fraud scheme.

Google: Phishing Campaign Targets YouTube Creators

10/20/2021
The attackers behind the campaign, which distributes cookie theft malware, are attributed to actors recruited in a Russian-speaking forum.

Removing Friction for the Enterprise With Trusted Access

10/20/2021
Our work lives are supposed to be simpler and easier because of technology. At least that’s the promise.

Passwordless Is the Future … but What About the Present?

10/20/2021
Password managers, single sign-on, and multifactor authentication each offers its own methodology and unique set of benefits — and drawbacks — to users.

The Ransomware Payment Dilemma: Should Victims Pay or Not?

10/20/2021
It's time to steer the conversation away from whether payment bans should be implemented to how and when they should take effect.