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Cisco Talos researchers say the backdoor is installed as a service and constantly contacts its command and control (C&C) to receive commands. [Read More]
The iOS 15 makeover also includes patches for at least 22 documented security vulnerabilities, some serious enough to expose iPhone and iPad users to arbitrary code execution attacks. [Read More]
Endpoint security platform Kolide gets a fresh round of capital from venture capital investors. [Read More]
Google announced plans to support the Open Source Technology Improvement Fund in launching its Managed Audit Program to review critical open source projects. [Read More]
The patch comes exactly one week after the Redmond, Wash. software giant acknowledged the CVE-2021-40444 security defect and confirmed the existence of in-the-wild exploitation via booby-trapped Microsoft Office documents. [Read More]
Google joins Apple and Microsoft in warning about zero-day flaws being exploited in the wild. This time the target is the popular Google Chrome browser. [Read More]
Apple ships fixes for a pair of iOS and macOS security defects alongside a warning that these issues belong in the “actively exploited” zero-day category. [Read More]
Hackers leaked online credentials stolen from 87,000 VPN devices, affecting roughly 22,500 victims worldwide, including nearly 3,000 in the United States. [Read More]
Tenable makes its priciest acquisition to date and expands its product portfolio with capabilities to detect security problems in code before they become operational security risks. [Read More]
Cisco warns that these vulnerabilities could be exploited by attackers to reboot devices, elevate privileges, or overwrite and read arbitrary files. [Read More]

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Marc Solomon's picture
Enterprises can't rely on Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) or Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools to detect suspicious activity on a user’s system to quarantine the system or even to reimage.
Torsten George's picture
As it has become clear that remote/hybrid work is here to stay, IT security practitioners must figure out how to enable a secure and resilient anywhere workforce to minimize their future risk exposure.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
The question of the importance of the state of a client device is a debate that has been around for a few years in the security field.
Marc Solomon's picture
Evolving our definition of detection to encompass greater breadth and depth of understanding through internal and external data aggregation, correlation and investigation, delivers the information we need to execute faster with confidence.
Marc Solomon's picture
If you view XDR as a destination and not a solution, regardless of the path you take, you will need to understand the focus and core competencies of each vendor,
Marc Solomon's picture
Extended Detection and Response (XDR) is the latest buzz word in the security industry and, as with any new technology development, in the early days there is a lot of confusion.
Torsten George's picture
Self-healing cybersecurity systems represent a major security and IT productivity advancement, allowing organizations to streamline the management and protection of today’s highly distributed infrastructures.
Marie Hattar's picture
Security is never static, and networks will always be evolving, so make sure you’re continuously validating your security posture and ready for whatever comes next.
Torsten George's picture
Despite the long-standing belief that deploying more security solutions will result in greater protection against threats, the truth of the matter can be very different.
Torsten George's picture
Understanding not just the tail end of the cyber-attack kill chain, but also focusing on initial attack vectors like endpoints provides a roadmap for aligning preventive measures with today’s threats.