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Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Nov 28, 2018
While many organizations are guarding the front door with yesterday’s signature-based antivirus (AV) solutions, today’s unknown malware walks out the back door with all their data. What’s the answer? This white paper, “The Rise of Machine Learning in Cybersecurity,” explains machine learning (ML) technology — what it is, how it works and why it offers better protection against the sophisticated attacks that bypass standard security measures. You’ll also learn about CrowdStrike’s exclusive ML technology and how, as part of the Falcon platform’s next-gen AV solution, it dramatically increases your ability to detect attacks that use unknown malware. Download this white paper to learn: • How different types of ML are applied in various industries and why it’s such an effective tool against unknown malware • Why ML technologies differ and what factors can increase the accuracy and effectiveness of ML • How CrowdStrike’s ML-based technology works as part of the Falcon platform’s next-gene
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Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Nov 28, 2018
Learn how fileless techniques work and why they present such a complex challenge. The arms race between cybersecurity vendors and determined adversaries has never been more heated. As soon as a new security tool is released, threat actors strive to develop a way around it. One advanced threat technique that is experiencing success is the use of fileless attacks, where no executable file is written to disk. The 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that 51 percent of cyberattacks are malware-free, so there’s no indication that these attacks will be subsiding anytime soon. Read this white paper to get the important information you need to successfully defend your company against stealthy fileless attacks. Download this white paper to learn: • The detailed anatomy of a fileless intrusion, including the initial compromise, gaining command and control, escalating privileges and establishing persistence • How fileless attacks exploit trusted systems — the types of processe
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Published By: Carbon Black     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
Companies are facing massive cyber security challenges – many of which are rooted in the endpoint. In fact, according to IDC, 70% of successful breaches begin at the endpoint. If you are a McAfee customer, and still have breaches in your endpoint security, then something isn’t working. Perhaps you’re struggling to prevent advanced attacks, or your security team may be burdened by maintaining overly complex policies. You and your end users may even be facing performance issues. If you are experiencing any of these challenges, then your endpoint security products may actually be creating more problems than they solve. Ask yourself these questions for a cybersecurity reality check.
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Published By: Fortinet EMEA     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
Most organizations are in the midst of some form of digital transformation (DX), transforming how they bring products and services to the market—and ultimately deliver value to their customers. But DX initiatives also bring complexity for the network operations team. With business-critical services distributed across multiple clouds, this leads to potential performance issues, especially at branch locations. Given these realities, it is no wonder that software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) technology is rapidly going mainstream. Unfortunately, SD-WAN is an example of the paradox of DX: transformative technology can potentially move the business to the next level, but the expanded attack surface it creates can expose the organization to significant risk. That is why an SD-WAN deployment, like every other DX effort, should be accompanied by a security transformation (SX) that rethinks outdated principles, broadens protection beyond the data center, and integrates the security archit
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Published By: Fortinet EMEA     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
Fortinet’s 2018 Security Implications of Digital Transformation Survey looks at the state of cybersecurity in organizations around the world from the lens of digital transformation (DX). Three hundred responses from CISOs and CSOs at large organizations helped us identify several current trends: n Digital transformation is the most impactful IT trend on businesses today, with 92% responding that it has a large impact today. n Security is by far the biggest challenge to DX efforts, with 85% of respondents saying it has a large impact. n The typical organization saw four attacks that resulted in data loss, outages, or compliance events over two years. n Many companies have automated some of their security procedures, but they are even further behind with other security best practices. n Big chunks of infrastructure remain vulnerable in the typical organization, with 25% of the infrastructure not adequately protected at the typical organization. Looking more deeply into the data, we ident
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Published By: Fortinet EMEA     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
When it comes to securing all the parts of a modern distributed network, endpoints remain the most vulnerable outlier. Mobility has brought a flood of different devices that cross in and out of enterprise networks on a daily basis. This public exposure, combined with inadequate traditional endpoint security and a high degree of user autonomy, makes these devices prime targets for malware infections and other forms of sophisticated attack that seek to exploit the broader organization. And threat actors are finding enormous success along these vectors. To stay competitive, most organizations are currently embracing digital transformation (DX)—including cloud services, smart Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and greater mobility. These adaptations provide organizations with faster and more seamless access to critical information, regardless of the device being used to access it. However, as distributed networks expand and become more difficult to manage, the endpoint remains a weak link i
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Published By: Fortinet EMEA     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
Endpoint devices continue to be one of the favorite targets for cyberattacks. A successfully compromised laptop provides a foothold for a threat to move laterally and infect other endpoints within the organization. To address this critical vulnerability, security leaders must integrate endpoint security into their broader network security architecture. A deep connection between endpoint and network security offers key improvements to holistic enterprise protection. It provides risk-based visibility of all endpoint devices, establishes policy-based access controls, enables real-time threat intelligence sharing, and automates security responses and workflows for effective and efficient protection that conserves time and money.
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Published By: Fortinet EMEA     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
If your organization is one of the 95% of enterprises that operate in the cloud, you are already grappling with cloud security. And if your organization is one of the 85% of companies that use multiple Infrastructureas-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) clouds, you have additional issues to consider. Compared to the days when organizations managed everything on-premises or only had a handful of cloud deployments, this new multi-cloud world exacerbates the expansion of the attack surface and makes threat containment and accountability more difficult. Further, pressure on security teams to protect everything in the multi-cloud environment is leading to reactive and expensive threat management. If you are a security leader tasked with meeting the challenges of a multi-cloud environment, eventually you’ll find that siloed cloud security strategies fall short of the mark. But don’t wait. Now is the time to consider a holistic security approach that reclaims control from dispa
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Published By: AuditBoard     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
Affecting over 200,000 machines in more than 150 countries, the ransomware known as Wanna Decryptor, or “WannaCry,” became the largest cybersecurity attack in history in May 2017. The malicious software locked out users from critical data, and demanded a ransom payment to unlock the contents. Governments, hospitals, and corporations scrambled to address the attack and prevent the infection from spreading. Ironically, the virus’ execution method was simple: it exploited a vulnerable Windows SMB protocol to spread – an exploit Microsoft had addressed two months prior to the attack with the release of a patch.
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Published By: Dell EMC EMEA     Published Date: Nov 23, 2018
Companies Prioritize Detection Amidst A Wave Of Security Incidents Advanced endpoint threats and steady attacks change the way that decision-makers at organizations of all sizes and across industries prioritize, purchase, and execute on security initiatives. Now more than ever, IT security professionals recognize the importance of front line detection and are shifting priorities to close gaps that place their organizations at risk. Learn more about Dell solutions powered by Intel®
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Published By: BMC     Published Date: Nov 19, 2018
In this book, you learn how SecOps can transform your organization’s security and operations teams to enable a more effective enterprise security posture.
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Nov 14, 2018
Are your employees behaving badly? Quick Fact: Only 11% of organizations continuously train employees on how to spot cyberattacks. Too often time, resources and conflicting priorities push training to the bottom of the list. Check out the latest insights from the Cyber Resilience Think Tank to learn how to make security awareness a key facet of your organization’s culture. The consequences of not prioritizing security awareness training are real. Read about it.
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Nov 14, 2018
What if your employees were more informed about security threats, more skeptical about what they receive in email, and less likely to click on malicious links in email without first verifying them? There are some impactful, quick wins that you and your organization can realize by implementing security awareness training. This recent in-depth survey of security professionals by Osterman Research shows that the leading security concerns across organizations are all areas in which security awareness training can yield significant benefits. Here are some suggestions on processes and practices to consider when developing a security awareness training program that will actually change behavior and make the organization less likely to fall prey to a cyberattack.
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 13, 2018
Recent high-profile data breaches and numerous waves of widely publicised internet attacks have made everyone nervous about security. Families, small businesses and other organisations are struggling to figure out how to protect themselves.
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 13, 2018
The ongoing adoption of cloud computing by communications service providers (CSPs) continues to fundamentally reshape their business models and technology strategies on several levels. One such area that is garnering significant attention is the impact of the cloud on security services. This is because security services and the vital tools they encompass can be empowered through the adoption of a carrier cloud model. This, in turn, better positions CSPs to meet the demands of their customers, including those in the small to medium-size business (SMB) market segment. The timing of this migration is optimal, since many SMBs now recognize the threats they face and realize that given their limited IT budgets and lack of security expertise, CSPs are well positioned to protect them from cyberattacks. While the opportunity for CSPs is significant, many are hesitant to make a move in this area because they want to ensure they can address SMBs’ needs and maintain control of the service in a car
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Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Nov 06, 2018
How are your peers securing the expanding attack surface within and beyond the traditional perimeter? Digital transformation is putting pressure on every organizational function – especially IT security. Whether it’s discovering short-lived assets like containers, assessing the state of cloud environments, or maintaining the security of web applications, accurately understanding and reducing cyber risk across your entire attack surface is a growing challenge. To give you perspective and insights into how other InfoSec leaders are addressing this challenge, join us at 2pm ET, March 15, 2018 for “Panel Webinar: Reducing Cyber Exposure from Cloud to Containers.” Tenable has assembled a panel of experts who will share their experiences and respond to your questions. Topics covered will include: Making the attack surface as small as possible Understanding asset priority and location Expanding visibility and control over assets beyond the perimeter Enhancing basic security practices to ac
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Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Nov 06, 2018
Networks and attack surfaces are changing fast – there’s so much more than servers and endpoints. Now, you’re responsible for securing everything from cloud platforms to DevOp containers to web apps. Cyber Exposure is an emerging discipline for measuring and managing cyber risk across this modern attack surface. This ebook takes a close look at Cyber Exposure, including the Cyber Exposure gap created by legacy security offerings and the Cyber Exposure platform designed to protect all computing assets. If you’re responsible for guarding your organization’s fast-changing assets, this ebook is a must-have.
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Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Nov 06, 2018
When it comes to IT infrastructure, it’s fair to say the perimeter has left the premises. Whether it’s discovering short-lived assets (e.g., containers), assessing cloud environments or maintaining web application security, today’s attack surface presents a growing challenge to CISOs looking to understand and reduce their cyber risk. To combat this issue, a discipline called Cyber Exposure is emerging to help organizations manage and measure this risk. This ebook provides insights on how CISOs are addressing the modern attack surface.
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Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Nov 06, 2018
"Tenable Research’s analysis shows that how the race begins is a key indicator of how it will end. But, security teams have the power to reclaim the advantage by developing a risk-centric mindset and more agile vulnerability management. Download the report now to: - Find out more about Tenable Research’s analysis of the 50 most prevalent vulnerabilities - Get recommendations on how to reduce the attacker’s seven-day window of opportunity - Learn how real-world threat actor activity can be leveraged to prioritize vulnerabilities for remediation and mitigate the attacker’s first-mover advantage"
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 02, 2018
What to expect and how to prepare your best defense DDoS attackers launch hundreds of DDoS attacks every day. When a DDoS attack strikes an organization, panic is common. No one knows why systems and applications are failing, who to call, or what questions to ask. Meanwhile, senior leaders want answers. Planning ahead and being prepared is your best defense against DDoS attacks. This white paper explores best practices for building and maintaining a DDoS protection plan. You’ll learn what to expect from a DDoS attack, how to prepare, what to put in a DDoS runbook, and how to test your plan. In viewing this Akamai content, we would like to share your data with Akamai. Click here for more info or to opt out.
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 02, 2018
Independent technology research firm Forrester evaluated web application firewall (WAF) vendors and published the results in The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q2 2018. Akamai Technologies emerged as one of the leaders after a comprehensive evaluation on 33 criteria. The report states that security pros require a WAF that will automatically protect web applications, stay ahead of zero-day attacks and protect new application formats including APIs and serverless architectures. The report also reveals detailed findings for the 10 most significant WAF vendors. Akamai’s Kona Site Defender was the top scorer in the zero-day attacks criterion and one of the select vendors rated a Leader, the highest-ranking level in the report. In viewing this Akamai content, we would like to share your data with Akamai. Click here for more info or to opt out.
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Published By: Preempt     Published Date: Nov 02, 2018
Attackers and malware are increasingly relying on a common set of tools to compromise identities and spread within a network. Tools like Mimikatz accompanied with common administrator tools like PsExec and WMI have become a standard part of an attacker’s arsenal to turn a single machine compromise into a full network breach. In this webinar we will take a look at why some of these tools are traditionally difficult to control, and introduce new countermeasures that let you fight back. In this webinar we will cover: - An analysis of recent malware and attacks and the tools they used to spread through the network. - A closer look at the underlying protocols supporting these tools, and the traditional challenges to controlling them. - Introduce new controls that allow organizations to control NTLM in real-time, block pass-the-hash techniques, and adaptively control the use of NTLM in the network. - How to gain visibility into PsExec, WMI, and RPC in general and how to create controls t
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Published By: Group M_IBM Q418     Published Date: Nov 01, 2018
Organizations globally realize that working only to prevent and detect cyberattacks will not protect them against cyber security threats. That is why IBM Resilient® was developed: to arm security teams with a platform for managing, coordinating, and streamlining incident response (IR) processes. IBM Security has had the privilege of working with organizations of all sizes and across all industries as they implement Resilient solutions to develop more sophisticated and robust incident response functions. These organizations build IR processes that are consistent, repeatable, and measurable, rather than ad hoc. They make communication, coordination, and collaboration an organization-wide priority. They leverage technology that empowers the response team to do their job faster and more accurately
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Published By: Oracle Linux     Published Date: Oct 24, 2018
Security is everyone’s job today, from consumers, to system administrators, to executives. If you are doing business, you need to elevate the priority of security across your organization and data center. Over the years, cybercriminals have gotten more advanced and better funded. They are entire teams of highly trained hackers, and they have built it into a very profitable business. Cybercrime is big business. In many cases, states have built their own cyberattack teams. These teams are no less important to their state strategies than their army or navy. And just like these cyber-attack teams are prepared to attack anyone, you too must be prepared to defend against anyone. Whether you know it or not, you are in a cyber war. You need to be prepared.
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Oct 23, 2018
VPNs were created for the networks and business environment of yesterday: Most employees worked in an office, devices were limited, enterprise architecture was far less complex, and attacks, in general, were considerably less sophisticated and frequent. What worked 20 years ago cannot be trusted today. Your VPN is cumbersome and time consuming from a management and performance perspective. But what you might not want to concede is that VPNs, by their very nature, pose a significant threat to enterprise security. Read this white paper to learn more about: The vulnerabilities and inefficiencies of traditional remote access -Why VPN elimination must happen now -The four advantages to eliminating your VPN -How a cloud framework for application access works -Next steps to implement a more secure access solution
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