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The Quick Look mechanism on macOS, which allows users to check file contents without actually opening the files, may leak information on cached files, even if they reside on encrypted drives or if the files have been deleted. [Read More]
New VirusTotal Monitor service aims to help software developers and antivirus vendors reduce the number of false positive detections [Read More]
Endpoint security firm Cylance announced that ithas closed a $120 million funding round led by funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and including other investors. [Read More]
Endpoint security firm CrowdStrike has secured more than $200 million through a Series E round of financing, valuing the company at more than $3 billion. [Read More]
A newly added “Endpoint Verification” feature in G Suite provides administrators with increased visibility into the computers that have access to corporate data. [Read More]
IBM adds two new features to its MaaS360 with Watson unified endpoint management (UEM) product: Business Dashboards for Apps and Policy Recommendation Engine [Read More]
Apple's iOS 12 and macOS Mojave are set to bring several new security improvements when they arrive this fall. [Read More]
Malwarebytes acquires Binisoft, the maker of the Windows Firewall Control tool, to enhance its endpoint protection platform [Read More]
F-Secure announced on Thursday the launch of a new endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution named Rapid Detection & Response [Read More]
The Internet of Things (IoT) botnet known as Hide 'N Seek can now achieve persistence on infected devices and survive reboots, Bitdefender reports. [Read More]

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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?
Alan Wlasuk's picture
While our attention is immediately drawn to the Internet when we think about the benign-turned-evil Matrix, a more interesting comparison can be made to the current Internet plague of botnets.