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Could Biology Hold the Clue to Better Cybersecurity?

02/14/2022
Sophisticated malware attacks underscore the need for a more dynamic security framework, inspired by biological concepts.

Ransomware Threat Intel: You're Soaking In It!

02/14/2022
Organizations need to improve their ability to detect and prevent emerging ransomware attacks.

5 Reasons Why Civil Discourse Is Good for Security

02/14/2022
A cordial environment helps valuable input reach those who can use it to improve the organization's security posture.

DDoS Attacks on a Tear in Q4 2021

02/11/2022
New data from Kaspersky shows distributed denial-of-service attacks increased by more than 50% in the fourth quarter of last year compared with the third quarter.

Aviatrix Enhances Secure Cloud Networking with Network Behavior Analytics

02/11/2022
New capabilities added to Aviatrix ThreatIQ improve enterprise security posture to reduce business risk.

Seven Key Ingredients to Effective Incident Response

02/11/2022
With ransomware attacks on the rise, organizations need to upgrade their incident response processes to improve speed and precision.

Google Paid Record $8.7 Million to Bug Hunters in 2021

02/11/2022
Company's Chrome and Android technologies continued to be target-rich environments for security researchers from around the world.

BlackBerry Seeks to Restore Its Past Glory With Services Push

02/11/2022
Selling security software might prove easier than selling phones, but can BlackBerry outsmart its competition?

What CISOs Should Tell the Board About Log4j

02/11/2022
It's time for a reset with the board of directors. Very few have a dedicated, board-level cybersecurity committee, which means cybersecurity isn't viewed as a critical executive function.

Retailers' Offboarding Procedures Leave Potential Risks

02/10/2022
IT teams need to consider unforeseen threats to avoid violating privacy regulations and supplier contracts.

Credential-Stuffing Attacks on Remote Windows Systems Took Off in 2021

02/10/2022
Password-guessing became last year's weapon of choice, as attackers attempted to brute-force vulnerable Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) servers, SQL databases, and SMB file shares.

Apple Releases Security Update for Webkit Flaw

02/10/2022
A Webkit use-after-free vulnerability in iOS, iPadOS, Monterey, and Safari may already have been exploited, Apple said in a security advisory issued today.

Defense Contractors Need to Check Their Six

02/10/2022
Companies overall met government standards, but poor credential management left vulnerabilities.

Dynatrace Adds Real-Time Attack Detection and Blocking, Advancing Cloud Application Security

02/10/2022
Application Security Module unifies multicloud observability and advanced AIOps with real-time vulnerability management and defense.

Dynatrace Launches DevSecOps Automation Alliance Partner Program

02/10/2022
Program enables alliance and solution partners to extend the capabilities of their DevSecOps offerings through seamless integrations with the Dynatrace platform.

Orca Security Adds Expanded CIEM Capabilities and Multi-Cloud Security Score to Cloud Platform

02/10/2022
Expands cloud infrastructure entitlement management capabilities, adds cloud security benchmarking, and support for Kubernetes compliance frameworks.

Allure Security Raises $6.8 Million Seed Funding Round

02/10/2022
Funding led by Gutbrain Ventures.

Titaniam Secures $6 Million in Seed Funding

02/10/2022
Funding round led by Refinery Ventures, with participation from Fusion Fund and Shasta Ventures.

Data Transparency Hasn't Made Us Safer Yet. Can It Uncover Breach Causality?

02/10/2022
Advanced machine learning models within an XDR framework could uncover what actually causes breaches, but first we need better data transparency.

Bot Marketplaces as a Source of Future Data Breaches

02/10/2022
Of the four bot marketplaces Cognyte analyzed, the Russian Market is the most dominant, but the others are all active, updated daily, and well-known, too.