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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Windows 10 Creators Update will provide users with improved control over software updates and privacy settings, Microsoft says. [Read More]
Google researchers find critical remote code execution vulnerability in ESET Endpoint Antivirus for macOS [Read More]
Netflix releases Stethoscope, an open source security tool that gives users recommendations for securing their devices [Read More]
Microsoft informed customers that the February patches will only be released on March 14 as part of the next planned Update Tuesday [Read More]
FireEye today unveiled major updates to its endpoint security platform, including two new protection engines and support for Apple’s macOS systems. [Read More]
On February 10, 2017, next-gen endpoint protection firm CrowdStrike filed suit against security product testing firm NSS Labs, and sought a temporary restraining order to prevent publication of CrowdStrike comparative test results. [Read More]
Microsoft delays February 2017 security updates due to a last minute issue that could not be resolved in time [Read More]
Study by Google, Mozilla and others shows that antiviruses and middleboxes weaken HTTPS security and introduce vulnerabilities [Read More]
Sophos will pay $100 million in cash to acquire Invincea, with a possible $20 million earn-out. [Read More]
Absolute extends endpoint security self-healing capabilities to third-party applications [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Endpoint Security

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Scott Gainey's picture
There’s a difference between “nice-to-have” security products and “must-have” security products. The “must-haves” are critical to protecting organizations from cyber attacks.
Simon Crosby's picture
It’s hard keeping criminals from infiltrating networks, much less worrying that users will simply open the door to bad guys by letting their guard down.
Wade Williamson's picture
Behavioral detection models can focus in on what the attacker actually does, instead of relying on a set of signatures or known indicators of compromise that often lag behind attackers.
Simon Crosby's picture
Next-gen Anti-Virus can’t help any more than traditional AV, but the principle of least privilege, enforced through virtualization based security, can stop the breach before it starts.
Mike Lennon's picture
For the past several years, enterprise security leaders have been challenged with the task of locking down endpoints with traditional security solutions that are proving to be ineffective against todays threats.
Simon Crosby's picture
Attackers return again and again to vulnerable components like Flash because they can keep tapping into perennial vulnerabilities.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
Simon Crosby's picture
While data breaches aren’t going away anytime soon, every company has a choice of how they prepare for them. By focusing on the endpoint, businesses can better secure themselves with less cost and less time expended by the IT team.
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?
Shaun Donaldson's picture
Virtualized end-user systems and public cloud computing will play a role in nearly every business over the next decade, but applying the disposable philosophy universally in an enterprise environment is beyond risky, when you consider how attacks have changed.