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Microsoft Launches Azure Sphere for Protection of IoT Devices

April 23, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Microsoft just launched Azure Sphere with the goal of protecting IoT devices. Its new custom silicon is a Linux-based embedded OS and cloud service, aimed at securing edge devices for microcontrollers (MCU). The MCU is “the brain of the device”, as Microsoft terms it, “hosting the compute, storage, memory, and an operating system right on […]

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Most Dangerous Cyberattack Techniques, and What’s Coming Next

April 23, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Experts from SANS presented the five most dangerous new cyber attack techniques in their annual RSA Conference 2018 keynote session in San Francisco, and shared their views on how they work, how they can be stopped or at least slowed, and how businesses and consumers can prepare. The five threats outlined are: 1. Repositories and […]

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Traditional Firewalls Fall Short in Protecting Organizations, Survey Reveals

April 20, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

A new survey, sponsored by Sophos, that asked IT managers in mid-sized organizations across the globe about how their firewall technology is working for them. The survey responses reveal several “dirty secrets” of how traditional firewalls aren’t living up to their old promises, and how they fail to deliver the kind of visibility or responsiveness […]

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Intel, Microsoft to Use GPU to Scan Memory for Malware

April 20, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Since the news of the Meltdown and Spectre attacks earlier this year, Intel has been working to reassure the computer industry that it takes security issues very seriously and that, in spite of the Meltdown issue, the Intel platform is a sound choice for the security conscious. To that end, the company is announcing some […]

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NIST Releases Cybersecurity Framework 1.1

April 20, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

The US Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced at RSA Conference 2018 the release of version 1.1 of its popular Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, more widely known as the Cybersecurity Framework. The framework was developed with a focus on industries vital to national and economic security, including energy, […]

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Thousand of WordPress, Joomla and SquareSpace Sites Serving Malicious Updates

April 16, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

According to HelpNet Security, thousands of compromised WordPress, Joomla and SquareSpace-based sites are actively pushing malware disguised as Firefox, Chrome and Flash Player updates to visitors. This campaign has been going on since at least December 2017 and has been gaining steam. The malicious actors are injecting JavaScript that triggers the download requests into the […]

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Cloudflare Introduces Spectrum and Extends Security and Acceleration to 65,533 More Ports

April 16, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Cloudflare introduced Spectrum, which brings Cloudflare’s security and acceleration to the whole spectrum of TCP ports and protocols for their Enterprise customers. It’s DDoS protection for any box, container or VM that connects to the internet; whether it runs email, file transfer or a custom protocol, it can now get the full benefits of Cloudflare. […]

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Akamai and Duo Announce a Technology Partnership for Zero Trust

April 16, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Akamai continues to build a zero trust ecosystem by integrating it’s Enterprise Application Access (EAA) with Duo‘s Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) solution. Duo now natively integrates into EAA and augments access with push-based MFA, phone call delivery of MFA tokens, and additional device level checking. With the joint Akamai-Duo solution, organizations can begin adopting a zero […]

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2.6 Billion Records Were Stolen, Lost or Exposed Worldwide in 2017

April 13, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Gemalto released the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, revealing that 2.6 billion records were stolen, lost or exposed worldwide in 2017, an 88% increase from 2016. While data breach incidents decreased by 11%, 2017 was the first year publicly disclosed breaches surpassed more than two billion compromised data records since the Breach Level […]

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How Akamai Prevents Coin Mining Malware

April 13, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

The rise of cryptocurrency value has resulted in malicious actors doing whatever it takes to achieve capital gain. Spreading coin mining malware is one of the ways cybercriminals are trying to gain the system – and your data could be at risk. Cryptocurrency mining refers to the practice of using computer hardware to “mine” cryptucurrency […]

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