Traditional antivirus (AV) is not the solution to preventing security breaches on the endpoint – it is the problem. AV is no longer
effective at stopping today’s cyberthreats. Although AV satisfies many regulatory, governance and compliance requirements, it saddles organizations with hidden costs while providing little to no real security value.
Great thinkers like Aristotle, Descartes and Elon Musk have said
that, in order to solve really hard problems, you have to get back to
first principles. First principles in a designated problem space are
so fundamental as to be self-evident; so true that no expert in the
field can argue against them.
Exploit kits, which first became popular in 2006, are used to automate the exploitation of vulnerabilities on victims’ machines, most commonly while users are browsing the web. Over the past decade they have become an extremely popular means for criminal groups to distribute mass malware or remote access tools (RAT), because they lower the barrier to entry for attackers and can enable opportunistic attacks at scale. To understand this phenomenon, we must understand the ecosystem that surrounds exploit kits, including the actors, campaigns and terminology involved.
Data breaches are on the rise. The number of breach notifcations issued by the New York State Attorney General’s ofce, for example, has risen 40% during 2016 compared with the same period a year earlier.
This eBook takes you on a journey to outthink content chaos and discover how your industry can gain real value from your business content. Read how industry leaders are reflecting on the important challenges they face, and how they are finding innovative ways to collaborate and extract value from all forms of content to outpace those obstacles. Learn how cognitive and cloud-based Enterprise Content Management, or ECM, can help you protect your content while gaining a competitive advantage from it, improving business performance and ROI.
You won’t want to miss this report, “A New Era in Endpoint Protection: A SANS Product Review of CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection,” where SANS reveals the results of their evaluation of the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform. To conduct their evaluation, SANS security analysts ran Falcon through a wide range of increasingly complex attack scenarios. The exploits they used to evaluate CrowdStrike included phishing, credential dumping/lateral movement, unknown malware, PowerShellattacks and more. The report shows that CrowdStrike Falcon was able to detect and prevent every attack to which SANS subjected it. Read this SANS report to learn:?Details on Falcon’s efficacy in preventing a wide range of attacks: Ransomware, lateral movement, PowerShell-based, and more?The power of the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™ and the benefits of its crowdsourced intelligence model
?How CrowdStrike’s ability to capture detailed forensic information on attempted and thwarted attacks, allows you to prevent attacks
For the past decade, financial institutions have created sophisticated digital platforms for consumers to access, save, share and interact with their financial accounts. As sophisticated as these digital platforms have become, cyber criminals continue to pose an ever-present risk for everyone – from individual consumers to large corporations.
In his recent article, 2018 Outlook: Customer Experience and Security Strike a Balance,
Andrew Davies, vice president of global market strategy for Fiserv’s Financial Crime Risk Management division, explains how and why security will become a key differentiator for financial institutions as they respond to a changing landscape, which includes:
• Global payment initiatives
• Open Banking standards
• Artificial intelligence and machine learning
• Consumer demand for real-time fraud prevention and detection
Published By: OneLogin
Published Date: Oct 24, 2017
Enterprises of all sizes are challenged to effectively provide secure
access to a rapidly growing mosaic of cloud, on-premise and mobile
applications. Whether sanctioned by the enterprise IT group of
purchased by departmental shadow IT organizations, individually
provisioned applications present a great management burden with
multiple negative operational effects:
• Time and money wasted by manual on-and off-boarding,
and lost passwords.
• Security risk from weak, easy-to-remember passwords, as well as
from system access by former employees whose credentials are
not promptly revoked.
• Lack of visibility into who accesses which application,
and from where.
As a result, enterprises and users encounter a range of obstacles that
prevent them from securely operating at speed. At best, users who
clamor for access to applications are inconvenienced when they don’t
get access quickly enough, or not at all. Worst case, because today’s
IT footprint is large and porous, companies face headline-m
Security and risk management leaders are implementing and expanding SIEM to improve early targeted attack detection and response. Advanced users seek SIEM with advanced profiling, analytics and response features.
"Multi-stage attacks are an increasingly popular approach used by cybercriminals. By sending a malicious attachment in a phishing email that contains an embedded URL, with no malevolent code, attackers can evade existing security solutions, like sandboxes and AV.
How do you prevent these attacks before they happen?
Download this white paper to find out:
*How Menlo Security Labs recently isolated a multi-stage document attack
*What tools, techniques and procedures ( TTPs ) are attackers using to infect victims’ devices
*How Isolation can foil the attack before it can even start
Today’s security appliances and agents must wait until malware reaches the perimeter or endpoint before they can detect or prevent it. OpenDNS arrests attacks earlier in the kill chain. Enforcing security at the DNS layer prevents a malicious IP connection from ever being established or a malicious file from ever being downloaded. This same DNS layer of network security can contain malware and any compromised system from exfiltrating data. Command & control (C2) callbacks to the attacker’s botnet infrastructure are blocked over any port or protocol. Unlike appliances, the cloud service protects devices both on and off the corporate network. Unlike agents, the DNS layer protects every device connected to the network — even IoT. It is the easiest and fastest layer of security to deploy everywhere.
Published By: CheckMarx
Published Date: Jun 07, 2019
Data breaches continuing to make the headlines and enterprises are no longer questioning "if" a breach will occur, but "when." With the organization's data assets and reputation at stake, having a breach response plan in place is becoming increasingly important.
Join security thought leaders and experts for an interactive Q&A to learn more about:
- Today’s cybersecurity threat landscape
- The true costs of a breach
- Preventing breaches: Key factors to consider
- Why early breach detection is critical
- How to develop an effective incident response plan and get C-Suite buy-in
- How to keep your company secure in 2019"
The security information and event management (SIEM) market is defined by the customer's need to analyze event data in real time for the early detection of targeted attacks and data breaches, and to collect, store, analyze, investigate and report on event data for incident response, forensics and regulatory compliance. The vendors included in our Magic Quadrant analysis have products designed for this purpose, and they actively market and sell these technologies to the security buying center.
In today’s complex network environments, applications, infrastructure and threats are dynamic. As such, relying upon various, single-purpose security devices that don’t integrate with each other results in dangerous security gaps. These devices are poorly coordinated and unable to provide comprehensive security and threat prevention. To protect against today’s advanced attacks requires a natively integrated, next-generation approach to security – an approach that can keep up with the latest application and infrastructure trends and recognize and stop today’s most advanced threats.
In this paper, we will analyze the relationship between SIEM and log management, focusing not only on the technical differences and different uses for these technologies, but also on architecting their joint deployments.
Read this white paper to understand the evolving security landscape and how advanced persistent threats and sophisticated malware have fundamentally changed the way security teams must think about threats and the tools used for detective controls.
Published By: WatchGuard
Published Date: Oct 16, 2012
Network security intrusions and data theft incidents grab headlines almost daily. Organizations rely on WatchGuard for network solutions. Read on to understand why WatchGuard is "best-in-class by design"
Published By: Verizon
Published Date: Nov 14, 2013
Learn 7 advanced cyber-security threat management solutions in order to prevent data breaches and strengthen your organization’s ability to detect and respond to these threats in days instead of months.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Jan 03, 2017
Mimecast has detected and blocked a dangerous new campaign that uses social engineering and advanced sandbox evasion techniques to deliver stealthy malware.
This Email Security Advisory from Mimecast offers:
- Detailed attack analysis
- Mimecast viewpoint - reduce sandbox reliance
- Weaponized attachments - prevention and recommendations
In today’s computing world, the nature of the network perimeter has changed. The threat of data breaches is growing, and CIOs are faced with the monumental challenge of securing information wherever it resides without interfering with the productivity of the increasingly mobile and connected workforce. In this webinar, we’ll review the current landscape of security challenges and the best ways to address them with Identity as a Service.
Juniper Networks hybrid cloud architecture enables enterprises to build secure, high performance environments across private and public cloud data centers. The easy-tomanage, scalable architecture keeps operational costs down, allowing users to do more with fewer resources. Security is optimized by the space-efficient Juniper Networks® SRX Series Services Gateways, which are next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) with fully integrated, cloud-informed threat intelligence that offers outstanding performance, scalability, and integrated security services. Designed for high-performance security environments and seamless integration of networking, along with advanced malware detection with Juniper Sky™ Advanced Threat Prevention (ATP), application visibility and control, and intrusion prevention on a single platform, the SRX Series firewalls are best suited for enterprise hybrid cloud deployments.