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BlackBerry announces that its Optics security product now includes a feature designed to protect Intel-based PCs against cryptomining malware. [Read More]
Intel has unveiled Control-Flow Enforcement Technology (CET), a new security capability for processors that will protect systems against common malware attacks. [Read More]
For years, a China-linked threat actor named Cycldek has been exfiltrating data from air-gapped systems using a previously unreported, custom USB malware family. [Read More]
Two researchers have discovered a new timing channel attack technique that remains effective even if multiple processes are running on a system. [Read More]
The Ragnar Locker ransomware has been deploying a full virtual machine to ensure that it can evade detection. [Read More]
A threat actor believed to be operating out of China has been targeting physically isolated military networks in Taiwan and the Philippines. [Read More]
Intel has unveiled its 10th Gen Core vPro processors, which include an improved version of Hardware Shield with advanced threat detection. [Read More]
A researcher has identified several Thunderbolt vulnerabilities, dubbed Thunderspy, that expose millions of laptops and desktop computers to evil maid attacks. [Read More]
Microsoft and Intel have been working together on a new approach to malware detection that involves deep learning and the representation of malware as images. [Read More]
An analysis conducted by FireEye’s Mandiat revealed that only 9% of attacks generated security alerts and 53% of successful intrusions went undetected. [Read More]

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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.