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Have We Been Wrong All Along About Good Password Practices?

Have we been creating passwords the wrong way all along? You might think so, based on the new set of guidelines the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently issued about the best password practices. NIST Special Publication 800-63 is a comprehensive guide to managing digital identity, and its recommendations are widely adopted by organi
Publish At:2017-09-21 00:50 | Read:95 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Identity & Access Authentication National Institute

Downward Trend in Publicly Available Exploit Code? Don’t Ease Up on Patch Management Just Yet

The IBM X-Force Vulnerability Database (XFDB), which holds over 100,000 publicly disclosed vulnerabilities, is chock-full of insights concerning the cybersecurity threat landscape. Much of the data is publicly available directly on the IBM X-Force Exchange platform and can be accessed by users anytime. In reviewing the database on an ongoing basis, the IBM
Publish At:2017-09-14 21:10 | Read:185 | Comments:0 | Tags:Advanced Threats Endpoint Threat Intelligence X-Force Resear

Seven Steps to Improve Your Security Operations and Response

It’s hard to escape the reality that every day, cyberthreats morph and expand, escalating the need to improve and tighten security operations and response practices. While it may feel overwhelming, there are ways to help level the playing field. Cognitive computing and machine learning are new technologies that can empower security practitioners to foc
Publish At:2017-09-05 09:35 | Read:148 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Cognitive Endpoint Incident Response Security Intellige

Threat Hunting Services Are Now a Basic Necessity

For the past few years, the security industry has seen a gradual move away from traditional, resource-heavy endpoint protection agents to next-generation solutions in response to the increasing sophistication of malware, cybercriminal tactics and the threat landscape at large. Traditional host intrusion detection systems (HIDS) built on signature-based det
Publish At:2017-08-07 21:55 | Read:253 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Intelligence & Analytics Security Services

Responsive Machine Learning: The Necessary Evolution of Endpoint Security

Machine learning is changing the way industries address critical challenges by using the combined power of automation, cloud-based scalability and specialized programming to surface unexpected relationships and insights. With thousands of new malicious programs emerging every day, security solutions that integrate responsive machine learning can identify an
Publish At:2017-07-18 13:40 | Read:296 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cognitive Endpoint Cognitive Computing Cognitive Security En

How Virus Protection Software Has Evolved With the Threat Landscape

John McAfee turned some heads in the security community two years ago when he declared that the virus protection software industry, which he is widely credited with creating 30 years ago, is dead. “In 1987, new applications for the Windows platform were being developed and released at a rate of about one new application per month,” he wrote. &#
Publish At:2017-07-17 19:15 | Read:347 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Fraud Protection Antivirus Malware Security Service

The Promise of a Unified App Catalog for the Enterprise

Applications can improve the way we get through the day. There are apps for shopping, getting to your next destination, staying abreast of the latest news, keeping in touch with loved ones — no matter what you need, chances are there’s an app for it. It’s no different for enterprises. Apps have helped revolutionize entire industries and have beco
Publish At:2017-07-11 15:55 | Read:451 | Comments:0 | Tags:Application Security Endpoint Mobile Security Apple Applicat

We Love HP, Inc.’s Newest Episode of “The Wolf” [Video]

Last February, we announced our relationship with HP, Inc. HP Sure Click provides secure browsing on selected HP business laptops. Sure Click delivers Bromium’s the first step in virtualization-based security for secure browsing. HP, Inc. is committed to keep their customers safe from cyber crime. They have invested in creating a laptop strategy that
Publish At:2017-07-05 18:30 | Read:313 | Comments:0 | Tags:Company News browsing Christian Slater cyber crime cybersecu

Going Through a Rough Patch in Your Security Program? Consistent Software Patching Can Solve Security Woes

Security is an imperfect art. It’s also an imperfect science. Whether it involves experimenting with certain tweaks or implementing proven standards and prescriptive advice, figuring out how to manage a security program is as complex as navigating any other business function. According to the Pareto Principle, security professionals should focus on the
Publish At:2017-07-03 23:50 | Read:282 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Network Risk Management Adobe Patch Patch Managemen

Execute Your IoT Deployment by the Book

Organizations contemplating Internet of Things (IoT) deployment projects must look at both past and future challenges through the lens of security. Enterprise data security is not a new topic, but for many companies, IoT deployments present new challenges because they extend the perimeter by introducing thousands of additional endpoints, each of which repres
Publish At:2017-06-27 20:30 | Read:371 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Mobile Security Network Connected Devices Endpoint

Health Care Endpoint Hygiene: A Post-WannaCry Call to Action

More so than in any other industry, the recent WannaCry attack caused health care organizations to rethink processes for keeping systems current and secure. Although Microsoft patched the very vulnerabilities WannaCry exploited over three months ago, many organizations are still struggling to find and patch relevant computers and systems. The Hidden Complexi
Publish At:2017-06-22 11:35 | Read:294 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Health Care Advanced Malware Endpoint Management En

More Mobile Apps Means More Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

When you travel outside your corporate network with your mobile device, you are much more vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks. This is how attackers intercept data as it’s being passed from a mobile device to a server. Of course, this is problematic for a number of reasons. CSO Online demonstrated how easy it is to steal all sorts of informa
Publish At:2017-06-21 17:10 | Read:506 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Mobile Security Application Security Bring-Your-Own

Securing Your Enterprise Assets While Traveling for Work

Traveling for work is a regular occurrence for many of us. Most of the time, traveling for client meetings, conferences, team meetings and other work-related activities also means taking a laptop or other portable devices traveling too. These devices could easily include your company’s IP, strategic plans, financials or other sensitive enterprise asset
Publish At:2017-06-08 16:05 | Read:497 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Endpoint Mobile Security Security Intelligen

Four Key Considerations for Managing Your IoT Population

As your Internet of Things (IoT) device population grows, managing it becomes increasingly difficult. More devices means more potentially vulnerable endpoints, more identities to verify and more software to keep up to date. Four Keys to Effective IoT Population Management To effectively manage your IoT population, it’s important to know your users, d
Publish At:2017-06-05 14:15 | Read:543 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Mobile Security Network Authentication Chief Inform

Our Bring Your Own Malware Challenge is Back!

We are hosting the Bring Your Own Malware Challenge at a series of upcoming events. Bring it to InfoSec in London, Gartner Security Summit in Maryland and of course, Black Hat in July. The rules are simple, you have to plan ahead, but we have a cash prize. That’s right. We’ll be hosting our BYOM aka Bring Your Own Malware Challenge once again, and it will
Publish At:2017-05-25 01:00 | Read:520 | Comments:0 | Tags:Company News Threats challenge endpoint infosec Isolation Ma

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