Worries over ransomware and malware are slowing down enterprise IoT deployments, which is a reflection of the reputational and customer relationship risks at stake, according to a new survey. Here's what enterprises need to keep in mind when selecting security technology for IoT.
Hackers tried two methods of exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Sophos' XG firewall, but Sophos says it made a temporary fix that mitigated the risks. Attackers originally attempted to plant a Trojan, but then switched to ransomware.
Internet usage around the world is shifting as a result of COVID-19. We are seeing an increase of 10-30% traffic across the board. As companies face a sudden surge in traffic, it is important that they ensure the availability of critical systems that serve their customers and employees.
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A recently discovered cyber-espionage toolkit called Ramsay is designed to infiltrate air-gapped networks to steal documents, take screenshots and compromise other devices, according to the security firm ESET.
Security experts and law enforcement officials have long argued that paying ransoms doesn't pay. For starters, it directly funds the cybercrime ecosystem and makes it attractive for criminals to keep launching ransomware attacks.
Done right, a zero trust architecture can reduce the complexity of one's environment while also improving cybersecurity protection and efficiency. Bob Reny of ForeScout focuses on three critical considerations: visibility, compliance and control.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the privacy issues raised by COVID-19 contact-tracing apps. Also featured: An update on efforts to fight fraud tied to economic stimulus payments; John Kindervag on the origins of "zero trust."
Companies are often reluctant to begin their Zero Trust journey because they believe it is difficult, costly, and disruptive but building Zero Trust networks is actually much simpler than building legacy 20th-century hierarchical networks. There is a five-step methodology that, when followed, supports the ease of...
CISA issued a warning to organizations running Pulse Secure VPN servers that their networks may still be vulnerable to hacking even if they applied patches for a previous flaw. Attackers are now using stolen Active Directory credentials to access networks.
Faced with uncertainty at all levels, organizations need agility to respond quickly and cost-efficiently to new and unforeseen challenges. Discover why next-generation network packet brokers (NGNPBs) are crucial to attaining agility.
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Today's network challenge is supporting a distributed workforce and digital processes with a shrinking budget. The imperative is to ensure security and continuity of operations at the highest possible level. There's a simple solution that provides visibility into networked traffic: network TAPs.
While CIOs are leading digital transformation projects designed to meet the needs of businesses, CISOs are seeking tighter controls because these projects open up new risks and increase the attack surface, says Zscaler's Sudip Banerjee, who offers a way to strike a balance.
Ten years since he coined the term "zero trust," John Kindervag, field CTO of Palo Alto Networks, sees CISOs increasingly being faced with the challenge of having to implement the "never trust, always verify" model across increasingly complex IT environments, including cloud and IoT.
Vulnerability management is about more than scan-and-patch. Scanners fall short in their ability to consider existing solutions - and past investments in - security controls, and fail to identify the riskiest vulnerabilities and best actions.
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