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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]
Symantec adds Application Control, Application Isolation, Cloud Connect Defense, and Threat Defense for AD to Endpoint Protection, and launches a new Managed Endpoint Detection and Response (MEDR) service powered by enhanced EDR 4.0 technology. [Read More]
Netcraft launches mobile app designed to protect users against phishing and other attacks. Android version available and iOS version coming soon. [Read More]
Pwn2Own 2019 introduces automotive category – researchers can earn up to $300,000 and a Tesla Model 3 if they hack a Tesla. [Read More]
Sophos acquires Avid Secure, a cloud infrastructure security company only founded just over one year ago. [Read More]
Researchers who disclosed Meltdown, Spectre and other similar attacks are now back with a new type of side-channel attack, one that is hardware agnostic and targets the operating system page cache. [Read More]
Recently addressed vulnerabilities in the popular macOS cleanup application CleanMyMac X could allow attackers to modify the file system as root, Cisco Talos security researchers reveal. [Read More]
Microsoft has introduced Identity & Threat Protection and Information Protection & Compliance packages for Microsoft 365. [Read More]
Researchers demonstrate how hackers could remotely brick servers at scale via firmware attacks that leverage the Baseboard Management Controller (BMC). [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.