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August 05, 2015
Data science can sort through huge data stores in order to find and stop advanced attackers and malware, but new methods are needed to make sure the machine learning keeps up with evolving threats.
June 03, 2015
In its 2015 Security Report, Check Point Software has found adversaries are exploiting the ease of creating unknown malware to boost the chance of a successful attack, and sandboxing adoption may be the best way to mitigate risk.
May 21, 2015
A new study shows enterprises with security analytics are confident in their threat detection capabilities, while those without are overwhelmed by copious false positives and alerts.
April 29, 2015
As SSL traffic increases, so inevitably will the number of attacks using it to hide. A session at RSA Conference 2015 explained why hackers love SSL, and how enterprises can defend against them.
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The Internet Society expanded MANRS to crack down on BGP security. Expert Michael Cobb explains what MANRS is and its implications for BGP server security. Continue Reading
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Detected malware can now efficiently be tracked due to VirusTotal's enterprise version of its software. Discover what N-gram is and how it can be used with Nick Lewis. Continue Reading
Cisco's Webex Meetings platform had to be re-patched after researchers found the first one was failing. Discover what went wrong with the first patch with Judith Myerson. Continue Reading
Researchers from Positive Technologies found flaws affecting NCR ATMs. Discover how these ATM vulnerabilities work and how a patch can mitigate this attack. Continue Reading
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Snort is one of the industry's top network intrusion detection tools, but plenty of other open source alternatives are available. Discover new and old favorites for packet sniffing and more. Continue Reading
Cyberattacks often begin with a port scan attack, which attackers use to find exploitable vulnerabilities on targeted systems. Learn how they work and how to defend against them. Continue Reading
Sophos researchers believe the SamSam ransomware campaign could be the work of one or a few threat actors using manual techniques. Learn how it works and if recovery is possible. Continue Reading