Intrusion detection News
November 03, 2015
Experts approve of the Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan issued by the White House to strengthen government cybersecurity guidelines and practices, but worry about implementation.
September 15, 2015
A new report shows that hackers are manipulating the ownership settings of the Google Search Console in order to hijack website analytics for use in black hat SEO campaigns and more.
September 11, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy became the latest government cyberattack victim after a report disclosed the agency had suffered more than 1,000 cyberattacks in a four-year span.
August 21, 2015
LightCyber formally launched the Channel Alliance Program, creating opportunities for MSPs to offer managed breach detection services; and other channel news.
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Many CISOs are now in the hot seat, seeking better ways to embrace mobility while combating high-priority mobile security threats. As mobile devices become productivity tools, security professionals need to pay attention to data classification and mobile risk assessment. Failed attempts to safeguard enterprise data by banning mobile data access or locking down smartphones and tablets demonstrate a pressing need for more effective strategies against mobile security threats. We explore pitfalls to avoid and best practices that have proven effective. Learn about emerging technologies -- from containerized apps to context-aware policies -- that can help your enterprise stop costly mobile data leaks.
Integration and better performance is the name of the game as enterprise firewalls offer greater visibility, next-generation IPS and advanced threat functionality without slowing down the network. We asked readers who plan to invest in security technology in the next the 12 months which enterprise firewalls and advanced threat detection tools made it onto their short lists. We unveil Readers’ Top Picks for enterprise firewalls from perimeter to next generation systems. We also ask them about the layers of defense, namely advanced threat detection, that they seek for these security appliances. Finally, keeping up with technology advances can become a full-time job. We ask CISOs what strategies they adopt to follow the latest tech and how they find benchmarks to determine its enterprise effectiveness. Continue Reading
Channel partners, particularly those with IT security experience, may find new opportunities in the emerging field of breach detection technology. Continue Reading
Every enterprise has its security vulnerabilities and some are easy to spot. The trick is how to prioritize and fix the flaws in the system. This is an increasingly difficult task for information security teams, and therefore the right vulnerability management tool is increasingly important.
This Buyer's Essentials is intended for those InfoSec pros considering purchasing a vulnerability management product. It explains the security problem and what available tools can do to alleviate those problems. It then highlights the key features corporate InfoSec pros should look for in their next vulnerability management tool, as well as some "nice to have" features. This Buyer's Essential also considers such issues as compatibility with existing security infrastructure and ease-of-management considerations. It offers technology buyers a "bottom line" assessment of what a new tool needs to be able to do and how best to evaluate vendor offerings. Continue Reading
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The U.S. Postal Service suspended teleworking following a recent breach. Expert Kevin Beaver explains why teleworkers aren't always to blame in the event of a breach and explores methods for secure VPN access. Continue Reading
Advanced malware is stealthy and deadly. Learn how defend your network and data against it with tools that provide advanced malware detection capabilities. Continue Reading
Server-oriented malware is actually more likely to infect a virtual system than a physical one in many organizations. Now what? Continue Reading
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Not responding to low-level threats can be perilous, yet enterprises can't always examine each issue. Expert Nick Lewis explains when an investigation is imperative. Continue Reading
Malware authors are adopting software wrapping to hide malicious code and avoid detection. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to defend against the threat. Continue Reading
Malware authors are using power consumption tracking-malware to eavesdrop on and attack mobile devices. Expert Nick Lewis explains the threat and how to defend against it. Continue Reading