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Identity management provider Elisity closes Series A funding to help scale and meet demand for its cloud-delivered cybersecurity platform. [Read More]
Apple ships an out-of-band iOS update for older iPhones and iPads alongside a warning that a pair of WebKit security vulnerabilities may have been actively exploited. [Read More]
Following a major software supply chain compromise that exposed data for several major companies, CodeCov plans to kill off the Bash Uploader tool that was responsible for the breach. [Read More]
Security researchers at Group-IB believe that Chinese nation-state threat actor APT41 performed the cyberattack against aviation IT firm SITA [Read More]
CISA has released a fact sheet focusing on the threat posed by ransomware attacks to OT/ICS assets. [Read More]
After a major restructuring earlier this year, Akamai hands security leadership reins to 15-year cybersecurity veteran Dr Boaz Gelbord. [Read More]
Volkswagen Group of America discloses a data breach that exposed customer names, email and mailing addresses, and phone numbers, as well as details about purchased vehicles. [Read More]
Recorded Future launches an in-house initiative that sets aside $20 million to invest in seed-stage and Series A startups in the nascent threat-intelligence space. [Read More]
CrowdStrike warns that SonicWall patches released in 2019 do not properly address a vulnerability in the company’s Secure Remote Access (SRA) devices. [Read More]
Microsoft warns that attackers are simultaneously deploying TensorFlow pods on multiple Kubernetes clusters to mine cryptocurrency. [Read More]

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Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Torsten George's picture
To limit the risk of having drive-by malware attacks planted on their websites, organizations should monitor the payload of their different Internet properties, which for larger organizations can easily become a huge undertaking.
Marc Solomon's picture
Malvertising underscores the need for an approach to security that addresses the full attack continuum. With ongoing visibility and control, and intelligent and continuous updates, security professionals can take action to stop the inevitable outbreak.
Aviv Raff's picture
Just as offices need to detect break-ins to keep criminals from committing industrial espionage, enterprises need to put more focus on detecting APTs and other advanced threats to keep adversaries from their network.
Michael Callahan's picture
While obscuring website code, server architecture, and security mechanisms doesn’t provide bullet-proof security on its own, it is actually pretty effective.
Wade Williamson's picture
Even with the basics covered, we also have to be on the lookout for unknown threats and anomalies in our networks that can be an indicator of compromise.
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?
Andrew Jaquith's picture
As with most stories Mac-related, the malware-is-finally-coming story attracted a lot of press. But the desktop Mac OS might not be attractive to attackers as you might think.
Ram Mohan's picture
We still don't know who created Conficker or what that person’s motivations were. What we do know: Conficker could have proved much more damaging than it ultimately did, but the threat has not entirely disappeared.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!