UK-based Darktrace, a cyber security startup that leverages machine learning and mathematics to detect threats, has raised $18 million in funding from investors including Invoke Capital, Talis Capital, Hoxton Ventures and private individuals.
Attackers hacking into American computer networks appear to be leaving "cyber fingerprints" to send a message that critical systems are vulnerable, Admiral Michael Rogers, director of the NSA and head of US Cyber Command, said Thursday.
While intelligence is a critical component of a mature security program, it should not drive security. A risk-driven approach provides a much more comprehensive and scientific approach that allows organizations to keep pace with today’s sophisticated threats.
As long as the “hikers and bear” analogy is told in boardrooms we will have difficulty communicating the value of a proportionate security model where we design security measures for different types of adversaries with different types of objectives.
Although home is where the heart is, it’s important to remember not to devote the overwhelming percentage of security resources to your home geographic area if that’s not where the overwhelming amount of your business and its assets are located.
The transition from a compliance-driven check-box approach to a risk-based model, enables businesses to centralize the ongoing definition, evaluation, remediation, and analysis of their risk posture in a closed-loop process.