Better cybersecurity hinges on understanding actual risks and addressing the right problems

SANS Technology Institute’s Internet Storm Center (ISC) has been a valuable warning service and source of critical cyber threat information to internet users, organizations and security practitioners for nearly two decades. Dr. Johannes Ullrich, … Continue reading Better cybersecurity hinges on understanding actual risks and addressing the right problems

Business efficiency metrics are more important than detection metrics

With cyberattacks on the rise, today’s security professionals are relying primarily on detection metrics – both key performance indicators (KPIs) and key risk indicators (KRIs) – as the primary means to measure the success of their security programs. H… Continue reading Business efficiency metrics are more important than detection metrics

Elasticsearch security: Understand your options and apply best practices

The ever-escalating popularity of Elasticsearch – the distributed open source search and log analytics engine that has become a staple in enterprise application developers’ tool belts – is well-warranted. Elasticsearch security lapses, however, have be… Continue reading Elasticsearch security: Understand your options and apply best practices

Researchers discover how to pinpoint the location of a malicious drone operator

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have determined how to pinpoint the location of a drone operator who may be operating maliciously or harmfully near airports or protected airspace by analyzing the flight path of the drone. Drones… Continue reading Researchers discover how to pinpoint the location of a malicious drone operator

Global data center networking market to reach $40.9 billion by 2025

The global data center networking market is projected to reach $40.9 billion by 2025 and projected to register 11.0% CAGR over the forecast period, from 2019 to 2025 according to Million Insights. The growing huge amount of unstructured data across sev… Continue reading Global data center networking market to reach $40.9 billion by 2025

Attackers are breaching F5 BIG-IP devices, check whether you’ve been hit

Attackers are actively trying to exploit CVE-2020-5902, a critical vulnerability affecting F5 Networks‘ BIG-IP multi-purpose networking devices, to install coin-miners, IoT malware, or to scrape administrator credentials from the hacked devices. … Continue reading Attackers are breaching F5 BIG-IP devices, check whether you’ve been hit

Data exfiltration: The art of distancing

We have all seen the carefully prepared statement. A cyber incident has occurred, we are investigating but please do not worry since no data has left our network. Perhaps we will also see the obligatory inclusion of a ‘sophisticated’ threat actor by wa… Continue reading Data exfiltration: The art of distancing

Cybersecurity software sales and training in a no-touch world

The pandemic has led to an outbreak of cybercriminal activity focused on remote workers and enterprises that needed to quickly migrate to the cloud to maintain business continuity. More than 3,100 phishing and counterfeit websites were created each day… Continue reading Cybersecurity software sales and training in a no-touch world

Review: Cybersecurity Threats, Malware Trends, and Strategies

Tim Rains, who formerly held many essential roles at Microsoft and is currently working at Amazon Web Services as Regional Leader for Security and Compliance Business Acceleration for EMEA, had the opportunity to gain knowledge from and advise thousand… Continue reading Review: Cybersecurity Threats, Malware Trends, and Strategies

Managers and employees support digital transformation, but see room for improvement

Digital transformation has widespread support among managers and employees, but some think that the pace of change at their companies could be faster, they could be more involved than they are, and they are unsure of how it will affect their jobs or pa… Continue reading Managers and employees support digital transformation, but see room for improvement