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A critical escalation of privilege vulnerability affecting Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) could allow an unprivileged network attacker to gain system privileges. [Read More]
New malware able to spy on OSX users' internet traffic, including https traffic, has been found targeting European users. [Read More]
Critical command execution/privilege escalation vulnerability found in display software shipped with millions of devices [Read More]
An update released by Webroot caused the company’s antivirus to detect legitimate files as W32.Trojan.Gen [Read More]
Google hopes that by sharing its own experiences in developing and deploying tiered access, IT and security admins will feel empowered to develop a flexible and powerful access control system that better suits today's business. [Read More]
Cylance claims that the majority of independent third-party tests are biased in favor of the incumbent vendors that use malware signature databases (as well as other techniques, including their own use of machine learning). [Read More]
Kaspersky extends bug bounty program - adds Password Manager to scope and increases maximum reward to $5,000 [Read More]
USB Canary is a new open source tool that allows Linux users to receive an alert any time someone attempts to plug a device into a machine’s USB port. [Read More]
The Cerber ransomware is using new evasion techniques designed elude machine learning security solutions. [Read More]
WikiLeaks releases documents describing Apple device hacking tools used by the CIA. Most require physical access to the targeted device [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.