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Microsoft is extending the protection capabilities of Windows Defender Application Guard with the launch of browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox. [Read More]
BlackBerry Cylance, the company that resulted from BlackBerry’s acquisition of Cylance, unveils CylancePERSONA, an endpoint behavioral analytics solution. [Read More]
Thunderclap vulnerabilities allow malicious actors to hack a computer and steal sensitive data by connecting a Thunderbolt peripheral device to the targeted system. [Read More]
Carbon Black’s security researchers recently discovered a new variant of the Shlayer malware that targets macOS versions ranging from 10.10.5 to 10.14.3. [Read More]
Researchers demonstrate that Intel’s SGX technology can be abused to hide an advanced piece of malware that can allow attackers to steal data and conduct activities on the victim’s behalf. [Read More]
The latest version of Chrome OS puts the Shill network manager in a sandbox and removes its root privileges. [Read More]
Cloud-based data backup provider Carbonite has agreed to acquire cybersecurity company Webroot for roughly $618.5 million in cash. [Read More]
Canon’s third generation of imageRUNNER ADVANCE printers introduces SIEM integration and other cybersecurity features that should help enterprises protect their systems against threats. [Read More]
Dell teams up with CrowdStrike and Secureworks for a new endpoint security offering that includes prevention, detection and response services. [Read More]
A recently discovered piece of Mac malware is targeting browser cookies associated with mainstream cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet service websites, as well as personal user information, Palo Alto Networks security researchers say. [Read More]

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Torsten George's picture
By implementing these measures organizations can limit their exposure to remote access-based cyber threats, while supporting agile business models such as remote work and outsourced IT.
Siggi Stefnisson's picture
Ninety percent of breaches may begin with an email, but today most of the action happens well after an inbound email has been scanned and delivered.
John Maddison's picture
It is essential to understand exactly what is meant by machine learning so you can quickly differentiate between those solutions that actually provide the technology you need to stay ahead in the cyber war arms race, and those capitalizing on market hype.
Jack Danahy's picture
With all of our collective focus on machine learning, we simply can’t overlook human learning’s critical role in guarding against attack and protecting the organization.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
If a particular product blocks 99% of all threats, that probably means that product fails to detect the most dangerous threat: targeted attacks.
Jack Danahy's picture
Jack Danahy, co-founder and CTO of Barkly, attempts to clarify what is and what is not machine learning in endpoint security
Markus Jakobsson's picture
Endpoint protection will never be able to catch up with “known wolves,” but machine learning and artificial perception can change the rules of engagement with models of “known good.”
Jack Danahy's picture
It seems as though competing vendors spend more of their marketing dollars describing the insufficiency of existing solutions than they do explaining the added value that their new advancements bring.
Scott Gainey's picture
There’s a difference between “nice-to-have” security products and “must-have” security products. The “must-haves” are critical to protecting organizations from cyber attacks.
Simon Crosby's picture
It’s hard keeping criminals from infiltrating networks, much less worrying that users will simply open the door to bad guys by letting their guard down.