One of the most frustrating processes in evaluating security products is the proof of concept (POC). Call it a POC, bakeoff, evaluation, proof of value (POV), trial, whatever, it’s resource intensive and if you are evaluating a new product against an existing one or multiple net new solutions at once or over time, it’s slow […]

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(baesy), those in the C-Suite, including chief technology and chief information officers, often don’t agree with their leading decision-making colleagues in IT on what the biggest threats are, how much a hack could cost their company—and worst of all, they can’t even agree who’s responsible for stopping a cyberattack. The cognitive dissonance doesn’t end there. […]

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February 8, 2017 University Research Reveals Animal-Based Coding Practices by Jim Turley “It’s practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry.” – Joe Moore   The headline was straight out of click-bait heaven. “Hungry penguins keep self-driving cars safe from hackers.” It had everything: cute animals, cyber-threats, and scary autonomous vehicles. Throw in […]

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Companies that are not proactively protecting themselves against ransomware attacks could pay for it in the short term. A report by cybersecurity company Malwarebytes said ransomware distribution rates in 2016 grew by 267% between January and November. Ransomware was the leading attack strategy used against businesses, with the United States recording the most ransomware detections. Ransomware is […]

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The use of threat hunting techniques to combat cyber attacks is increasing according to a new report. The study by Crowd Research Partners of cybersecurity professionals in the 350,000 member Information Security Community on LinkedIn reveals that threats are rising dramatically and that deployment of sophisticated threat hunting platforms can significantly accelerate the time needed […]

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In a bid to strengthen cyber security system, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday decided to set up an inter-disciplinary panel on cyber security to examine various threats and suggest measures to deal with it. “While banks have taken steps to strengthen their defences, the diverse and ingenious nature of recent cyber-attacks necessitates […]

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Trident Capital Cybersecurity has raised $300 million to invest in new technology companies tackling security threats around the internet of things, payment technologies, identity management, privacy and data management. The new fund, launched by the longtime mid-to-late-stage investment firm Trident Capital, shows how much investors are willing to spend to secure the technologies on which […]

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