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Published By: Cisco EMEA     Published Date: Mar 14, 2018
What if defenders could see the future? If they knew an attack was coming, they could stop it, or at least mitigate its impact and help ensure what they need to protect most is safe. The fact is, defenders can see what’s on the horizon. Many clues are out there—and obvious. For years, Cisco has been warning defenders about escalating cybercriminal activity around the globe. In this, our latest annual cybersecurity report, we present data and analysis from Cisco threat researchers and several of our technology partners about attacker behavior observed over the past 12 to 18 months.
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
Ponemon Institute’s Asia-Pacific report details the prevalence of and consequences associated with web application attacks and denial of service (DoS) attacks. More than 500 IT and IT security professionals in Asia-Pacific shared the experiences of their organizations with these types of cyberattacks. The report provides a clear breakdown of specific costs by category for web application attacks and DoS. You’ll also see the security technologies the organizations are using to try to stop DDoS attacks and web application attacks, the rated effectiveness of each technology, and the barriers organizations in Asia-Pacific face in achieving effective protection.
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
Ponemon Institute’s Asia-Pacific report details the prevalence of and consequences associated with web application attacks and denial of service (DoS) attacks. More than 500 IT and IT security professionals in Asia-Pacific shared the experiences of their organizations with these types of cyberattacks. The report provides a clear breakdown of specific costs by category for web application attacks and DoS. You’ll also see the security technologies the organizations are using to try to stop DDoS attacks and web application attacks, the rated effectiveness of each technology, and the barriers organizations in Asia-Pacific face in achieving effective protection.
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Published By: Great Bay Software     Published Date: Jul 16, 2018
"CyberEdge Group’s fifth-annual Cyberthreat Defense Report is a comprehensive review of the perceptions of 1,200 IT security professionals representing 17 countries and 19 industries. The new 2018 report provides the most geographically comprehensive view of IT security perceptions in our industry. With a 360-degree view of organizations’ security threats, security professionals can identify issues facing the market and know how their peers are reacting. Key insights from this year’s report include: • ‘Lack of skilled personnel’ is the greatest inhibitor to IT security’s success • 77% of networks were breached last year – the first decline in five years! • 12% of a typical enterprise IT budget is spent on security • 55% of organizations were compromised by ransomware last year Download the Cyberthreat Defense Report Executive Summary today!"
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Published By: Veeam '18     Published Date: Dec 04, 2018
"Ransomware is top of mind for many organizations’ leaders as their organizations face the potentially disastrous aftermath of successful attacks. ESG has surveyed IT leaders and organizations to find out how big of a problem ransomware is, what are the business consequences of downtime caused by these attacks, and which are some of the best practices and capabilities organizations need to apply to be protected. According to the ESG research, nearly two-thirds of surveyed organizations across North America and Western Europe experienced a ransomware attack at some point last year, with 22% reporting weekly attacks. The attacks have helped make cybersecurity a target of IT investment, and spending is accelerating. What’s needed to fend off this epidemic are best practices and tools to: Prevent or at least mitigate attacks Protect data and backup data Recover reliably"
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Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
The cyberattacks of 2017 proved more numerous, sophisticated, and ruthless than in years past. Threat actors, armed with knowledge stolen from the CIA and tools lifted from the NSA, demonstrated an elevated level of proficiency. WannaCry and NotPetya, two prominent threats from last year, successfully exploited these stolen assets in their assault on systems worldwide. As 2017 progressed, new opportunities developed in ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS), opening the gates of malware-for-profit to everyone. Advancements in fileless attacks provided new ways for threats to hide from once reliable detection methods. Malware features such as polymorphism continued to play a powerful role in evading traditional defenses. The victims of cybercrime ranged from private businesses to the fundamental practices of democracy. France and the United States saw significant data breaches during their recent presidential elections. Several high-profile companies lost their customers’ personally identifiable information to cyberattacks, blemishing their brands and costing them untold millions in recovery operations. This report contains an overview of the threat trends and malware families Cylance's customers faced in 2017. This information is shared with the goal of assisting security practitioners, researchers, and individuals in our collective battle against emerging and evolving cyberthreats.
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cyber attacks, cia, nsa, wannacry, notpetya
    
Cylance
Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
When selecting a new cybersecurity vendor, Cylance® recommends that you review your options carefully. Here are 4 things to consider before making a selection: Effectiveness, Simplicity, Performance, Vendor Viability. See the infographic for more details.
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security, endpoint, data, simplicity, effectiveness
    
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Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
With cybercriminals threatening nations globally, cybersecurity is taking a front seat in many regions. Most notably, the European Union (EU) has adopted regulations to combat the threats. Against the backdrop of increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, the EU has set forth rules and procedures for enhanced cybersecurity, along with penalties for noncompliance, in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This new body of mandated policies and procedures aims to protect EU member personal information collected and/or stored by organizations. Read more in the GDPR business brief.
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data, gdpr, global, nationally, cybercriminals
    
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Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
VolitionRx Limited is a multi-national company which develops new ways to detect cancer. Their ideal product needed to be reliable, efficient, and easily manageable for their modestly-sized IT department. Additionally, the solution had to be readily deployable to their operations in four separate countries. According to Daniel Halter, Group IT Manager at Volition, traditional antivirus vendors were “offering the same old solution only slightly jazzier. The model they were offering, although new, was and is the same thing that has been around for a while.” Daniel also stated that Volition had little time to determine which vendors are “selling the truth and which ones are selling the dreams.” Seeking an ideal match, Daniel reached out to Khipu Networks for their security recommendation. Khipu Networks suggested CylancePROTECT®, Cylance’s artificial intelligence endpoint security product. Read the full case study to learn about the results Cylance was able to deliver.
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volitionrx, cyber, security, data
    
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Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Matthew Coy, Safelite’s Vice President of Information Technology, is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s IT infrastructure, including selecting, administering, and supporting technology products. The company handles personally identifiable information, including credit card information and insurance data collected from several sources, and must comply with insurance industry regulations and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Safelite is the target of constant external attacks. The organization experienced ongoing security issues stemming from infected software, drivebys and other malicious downloads. According to Matthew, “A lot of malware and email viruses were making it through the environment, all bypassing our email security and AV.” Not only were the security controls ineffective, the previous AV platform required nearly 150 hours per week to manage. Matthew knew Safelite needed to make a change, and fast. Having worked with Cylance® at two previous companies, he was confident CylancePROTECT® could significantly improve Safelite’s endpoint security. Read the full case study to learn about the results Cylance was able to deliver.
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safe, lite, cybersecurity, data
    
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Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Phoenix Children’s CISO, Daniel Shuler, and its IT security team are responsible for protecting 5,000 endpoints in the hospital and across more than 20 clinics in the region. Endpoints include physician and staff laptops and desktops, nursing stations, servers, Windows-based clinical devices, credit card payment processors, and point-of-sale terminals. These endpoints are used to store and/or process personal health information (PHI), and payment and credit card information. They must comply with HIPAA for PHI and voluntarily comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) for credit card data. The IT security team’s existing industry-leading AV solution claimed to provide visibility into malicious activity aimed at the endpoints. It continuously reported all endpoints were safe, sound, and secure. This caused Daniel to be suspicious. He knew from experience that such low levels of endpoint malicious activity was highly unlikely. Read the full case study to learn about the results Cylance was able to deliver.
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hospital, cyber, security, data
    
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Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are rapidly moving beyond the realms of academia and speculative fiction to enter the commercial mainstream, with innovative products that utilize AI transforming how we access and leverage information. AI is also becoming strategically important to national defense and in securing our critical financial, energy, intelligence, and communications infrastructures against state-sponsored cyberattacks. According to an October 2016 report issued by the federal government’s National Science and Technology Council Committee on Technology (NSTCC), “AI has important applications in cybersecurity, and is expected to play an increasing role for both defensive and offensive cyber measures.” Based on this projection, the NSTCC has issued a National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan to guide federally-funded research and development. The era of AI has most definitely arrived, but many still don’t understand the basics of this im
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artificial, intelligence, cybersecurity, machine
    
Cylance
Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
While advanced persistent threats and malware still plague some victims, it is ransomware that is still gaining real traction in today’s cybersecurity landscape. The EternalBlue flaw that took over the news in May 2017 rose to popularity as a result of its inclusion in the data leaked by The Shadow Brokers. Utilized in multiple attacks alongside the also-released DoublePulsar exploit, including the installation of cryptocurrency miner Adylkuzz, the exploits are just the tip of the cyberwarfare tools The Shadow Brokers are claiming to have in their arsenal. The latest EternalBlue and DoublePulsar based attacks, delivering the WannaCry Ransomware, have so far been hugely damaging to healthcare organizations while also impacting over 200,000 endpoints in 150 countries. WannaCry-WanaCryptor 2.0 was coupled with the EternalBlue exploit, allowing it to automatically propagate itself to vulnerable machines across the Internet. While not technically advanced, the use of EternalBlue and DoubleP
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ransomware, threats, cyber, security, data
    
Cylance
Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
The 21st century marks the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities for mass consumption. A staggering surge of machine learning has been applied for myriad of uses — from self-driving cars to curing cancer. AI and machine learning have only recently entered the world of cybersecurity, but it’s occurring just in time. According to Gartner Research, the total market for all security will surpass $100B in 2019. Companies are looking to spend on innovation to secure against cyberthreats. As a result, more tech startups today tout AI to secure funding; and more established vendors now claim to embed machine learning in their products. Yet, the hype around AI and machine learning — what they are and how they work — has created confusion in the marketplace. How do you make sense of the claims? Can you test for yourself to know the truth? Cylance leads the cybersecurity world of AI. The company spearheaded an innovation revolution by replacing legacy antivirus software with predictive, preventative solutions and services that protect the endpoint — and the organization. Cylance stops zero-day threats and the most sophisticated known and unknown attacks. Read more in this analytical white paper.
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cylance, endpoint, protection, cyber, security
    
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Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Aug 22, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a security industry term that is now so broadly and loosely applied, it's become almost meaningless. Now that every product boasts AI capabilities, security decision makers are becoming cynical, even in the face of the most exciting innovation shaping cybersecurity today.
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security, solutions, industry, artificial, intelligence
    
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Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Aug 22, 2018
According to Forrester, traditional approaches to endpoint security have become outdated and less effective as cyberthreats have increased in both number and complexity. To battle the ever-increasing threats, security professionals are now turning to new endpoint security technologies to either augment or replace their failing antimalware solutions. Below are the key trends in endpoint security, and the strategies that companies are using to address them.
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cylance, proactively, security, threats, cyberthreats, cylance
    
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Published By: AuditBoard     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
Affecting over 200,000 machines in more than 150 countries, the ransomware known as Wanna Decryptor, or “WannaCry,” became the largest cybersecurity attack in history in May 2017. The malicious software locked out users from critical data, and demanded a ransom payment to unlock the contents. Governments, hospitals, and corporations scrambled to address the attack and prevent the infection from spreading. Ironically, the virus’ execution method was simple: it exploited a vulnerable Windows SMB protocol to spread – an exploit Microsoft had addressed two months prior to the attack with the release of a patch.
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Mar 16, 2016
This white paper published by Frost & Sullivan and Cisco examines the role, capabilities, and advantages of service providers in the DDoS mitigation process, as well as how this role might develop in the future.
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service providers, ddos, security, cyber security, cyber threats, cyber attack, ddos attacks
    
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Mar 16, 2016
This white paper reveals how Cisco’s Threat-Centric Security Solutions for Service Providers delivers consistent security policy across physical, virtual, and cloud environments by combining the power of open and programmable networks with deep integration of Cisco and third-party security services.
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cyber threat, security, security solutions, service providers, security protection, cisco, security policies, security services
    
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Published By: QTS     Published Date: Nov 04, 2016
Healthcare accounts for 21% of all cybersecurity breaches, making it the most affected business sector in the U.S. economy. Ongoing attacks are predicted to cost providers $305 billion in lifetime revenue over the next few years. Download this white paper to learn how to make healthcare cybersecurity stronger.
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healthcare, cyber security, data security, security
    
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Published By: Cisco EMEA     Published Date: Jun 01, 2018
What if defenders could see the future? If they knew an attack was coming, they could stop it, or at least mitigate its impact and help ensure what they need to protect most is safe. The fact is, defenders can see what’s on the horizon. Many clues are out there—and obvious. The Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report presents our latest security industry advances designed to help organizations and users defend against attacks. We also look at the techniques and strategies that adversaries use to break through those defenses and evade detection. The report also highlights major findings from the Cisco 2018 Security Capabilities Benchmark Study, which examines the security posture of enterprises and their perceptions of their preparedness to defend against attacks.
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Published By: Cisco EMEA     Published Date: Jun 05, 2018
E se i responsabili della sicurezza potessero prevedere il futuro? Se sapessero che un attacco è imminente, potrebbero bloccarlo o almeno mitigarne l’impatto e si adopererebbero per mettere in sicurezza le risorse che più necessitano protezione. In effetti gli addetti alla sicurezza sono in grado di vedere cosa si profila all’orizzonte: gli indizi sono molti (ed evidenti).
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 05, 2017
Security and performance were once considered separate issues requiring very different solutions. But now that malicious hackers have discovered new and better ways to affect both aspects of a website, you need solutions that can plug security holes while enhancing frontend performance. How is that possible? In this report, we explore browser-based solutions that can beef up security and enhance end-user performance in one stroke. This report examines several techniques for dealing with third party content issues in the browser, including HSTS, iframe, and prefetch. It also dives into service workers and browser-based scripts that provide many security and performance options. Download it now and learn how you can jointly improve security and increase performance.
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cyber security, security, web linking, performance
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 05, 2017
Searching for a Cloud Security Provider can be confusing. Many providers appear the same at first glance: similar metrics, similar promises. The fact is, the information you need to make a real comparison requires asking questions and probing for details that cloud services vendors don’t always volunteer. Use this list to be sure you’ve covered the essential elements for choosing the right cloud security provider to protect your organization from malicious cyberattacks.
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cloud security, cyberattacks, cloud service, security
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 05, 2017
To keep your organization and your data safe, it is crucial to consider forward-thinking approaches to cybersecurity. In this e-book, we discuss how you can augment your existing website infrastructure or within a data center with security measures in the cloud for a more robust security posture. We share Akamai’s approach to cloud security as well as those of other vendors. We then take a closer look at some commonly used, but sometimes misleading, metrics — so you can make more educated decisions about the best solutions for your needs.
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cloud security, data, akamai
    
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