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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]
Despite the current use and continuing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in cybersecurity, actual experience post-deployment is not so positive. [Read More]
Untangle has announced a partnership with Malwarebytes designed to extend the visibility of Command Center users into their endpoints. [Read More]
The Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO) has been joined by a new network product testing standard (NetSecOPEN), and a new product testing approach (the MITRE ATT&CK matrix). [Read More]
Super Micro says it has conducted a thorough investigation following the recent Bloomberg report, but claims it has found “absolutely no evidence of malicious hardware” on its motherboards. [Read More]
Several critical infrastructure organizations in Russia have been targeted by hackers believed to be profit-driven cybercriminals rather than state-sponsored cyberspies. [Read More]
Organizations are getting better at detecting breaches on their own, but it still takes them a long time to do it, according to a new report from CrowdStrike. [Read More]
Symantec unveils Industrial Control System Protection (ICSP) Neural, a USB scanning station designed to protect industrial and IoT environments against USB-borne malware. [Read More]

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Wade Williamson's picture
Behavioral detection models can focus in on what the attacker actually does, instead of relying on a set of signatures or known indicators of compromise that often lag behind attackers.
Simon Crosby's picture
Next-gen Anti-Virus can’t help any more than traditional AV, but the principle of least privilege, enforced through virtualization based security, can stop the breach before it starts.
Mike Lennon's picture
For the past several years, enterprise security leaders have been challenged with the task of locking down endpoints with traditional security solutions that are proving to be ineffective against todays threats.
Simon Crosby's picture
Attackers return again and again to vulnerable components like Flash because they can keep tapping into perennial vulnerabilities.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
Simon Crosby's picture
While data breaches aren’t going away anytime soon, every company has a choice of how they prepare for them. By focusing on the endpoint, businesses can better secure themselves with less cost and less time expended by the IT team.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?
Shaun Donaldson's picture
Virtualized end-user systems and public cloud computing will play a role in nearly every business over the next decade, but applying the disposable philosophy universally in an enterprise environment is beyond risky, when you consider how attacks have changed.
Alan Wlasuk's picture
I made a mistake the other day, a horrible mistake. I let my kid use my computer. My once perfect computer now has a life of its own, a malware bot that nests firmly in a place that I can’t see.
Michael Goff's picture
About 50 percent of all software piracy violations found at corporations happen from businesses that are already clients of the software they are accused of stealing. So, what steps should both the software vendor and their customers take to ensure the relationship avoids speed bumps such as software piracy?