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9 Factors to Consider Before Choosing a UEM Solution

The more of your employees who work remotely some or all of the time, the more devices they’re likely to use to conduct business. Employees use their own devices as well as corporate ones, making already-challenged cybersecurity systems more complex. In response, IT teams need to rethink their approach to endpoint management. Changes in endpoint manag
Publish At:2022-08-08 13:10 | Read:59 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint remote workforce Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) Endpo

Twilio Hacked After Employees Tricked Into Giving Up Login Credentials

Enterprise software vendor Twilio (NYSE: TWLO) has been hacked by a relentless threat actor who successfully tricked employees into giving up login credentials that were then used to steal third-party customer data.The San Francisco company fessed up to the breach in an online notice that describes a sophisticated threat actor with clever social engineering
Publish At:2022-08-08 12:04 | Read:62 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Disaster Recovery Endpoint Security Network Sec

What Is DNS? An Introduction to the Internet’s Phonebook and How It Works

The DNS is an essential concept in the online world, and its operations empower users all around the world to access billions of websites every day. But what is DNS? And, perhaps more importantly, how does DNS work?In this article, you will learn the definition of the DNS and how the servers involved in the process work in a step-by-step scenario. So, if you
Publish At:2022-08-08 09:44 | Read:117 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint security

Slack Forces Password Resets After Discovering Software Flaw

Workplace productivity software giant Slack on Friday forced password resets for a tiny fraction of its users after the discovery of a security flaw that exposed Slack credentials.Slack's security response team alerted users to the issue via email and followed up with a blog post warning about the risk of passwords leaking to a skilled attacker."We have no r
Publish At:2022-08-05 16:14 | Read:178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Appli

Ghost Security Snags $15M Investment for API Security Tech

Texas startup Ghost Security has joined the list of early-stage companies in the API and application security space attracting venture capital funding.The Austin-based company emerged from stealth this week with $15 million in investments from 468 Capital, DNX Ventures, and Munich Re Ventures."We believe the explosive growth of microservices and APIs in the
Publish At:2022-08-05 16:14 | Read:170 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Priva

Secure Enterprise Browser Startup Talon Raises $100 Million

Enterprise secure browser startup firm Talon Cyber Security has closed a $100 million Series A funding round. The funding was led by Evolution Equity Partners, with participation from Ballistic Ventures, CrowdStrike’s Falcon Fund, Merlin Ventures, SYN Ventures and previous investors. The money will be used for further product development and marketing.The si
Publish At:2022-08-04 08:06 | Read:160 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY

Compliance Automation Startup RegScale Scores $20 Million Investment

RegScale, a Virginia startup building technology to manage continuous compliance automation tasks, has attracted $20 million in early-stage venture capital funding.The Series A round was led by SYN Ventures with participation from SineWave Ventures, VIPC’s Virginia Venture Partners and SecureOctane.RegScale, which maintains headquarters in Tyson’s Corner, Vi
Publish At:2022-08-03 20:12 | Read:210 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Priva

Mobile Security Is Critical: Verizon’s Refreshed Outlook on the Need for Mobile Threat Defense

61% of Global Organizations Suffered a Mobile Breach in the Last 12 Months As the modern workforce has evolved, so has the technology that is relied upon. There is no doubt that the era of mobile is here to stay, from hybrid employees to cloud data access, leaving global enterprises vulnerable to cyber risks. The 2022 Verizon Mobile Security Index (MSI) repo
Publish At:2022-08-03 18:16 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense Ente

Robinhood Crypto Penalized $30M for Violating NY Cybersecurity Regulations

The cryptocurrency division of Robinhood has been slapped with a $30 million penalty by New York's Department of Financial Services for significant violations of cybersecurity and money laundering regulations.The $30 million penalty, announced late Tuesday via a consent order, adds to a litany of problems at Robinhood that range from security breaches, to on
Publish At:2022-08-03 16:14 | Read:216 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Priva

UK Clears Norton's $8B Avast Cyber Security Takeover

UK regulators on Wednesday gave the provisional nod to US cyber security giant NortonLifeLock's $8-billion purchase of Czech rival Avast, whose London shares surged more than 40 percent in reaction.The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) watchdog had opened an in-depth probe after warning in March that the deal risked harming competition.However, the CMA
Publish At:2022-08-03 08:05 | Read:253 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Management & Strat

VMware Ships Urgent Patch for Authentication Bypass Security Hole

Virtualization technology giant VMware on Tuesday shipped an urgent, high-priority patch to address an authentication bypass vulnerability in its Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager and vRealize Automation products.The vulnerability carries VMware’s highest severity rating (CVSSv3 base score of 9.8) and should be remediated without delay, the company said
Publish At:2022-08-02 16:13 | Read:234 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Priva

The Past, Present and Future of Endpoint Management Solutions

Endpoint management is a simple concept that’s become more complex over time. Initially, it was about provisioning and managing the computers and devices that people use in your organization in the bring your own device (BYOD) and mobile computing era. Then the Internet of Things (IoT) made things far more complex. And now perimeter security is being
Publish At:2022-08-02 13:09 | Read:214 | Comments:0 | Tags:Zero Trust Endpoint zero trust Zero Trust Architecture Endpo

Malicious Macro-Enabled Docs Delivered via Container Files to Bypass Microsoft Protections

Threat actors are embedding macro-enabled Office documents in container files such as archives and disk images to circumvent a recently rolled-out macro-blocking feature in Microsoft Office.Initially announced in February, the macro-blocking feature is meant to prevent phishing attacks by making it more difficult for users to enable macros in documents recei
Publish At:2022-07-29 16:13 | Read:328 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Em

Microsoft Connects USB Worm Attacks to 'EvilCorp' Ransomware Gang

Cybersleuths at Microsoft have found a link between the recent 'Raspberry Robin' USB-based worm attacks and EvilCorp, a notorious Russian ransomware operation sanctioned by the U.S. government.According to fresh data from Redmond’s threat intelligence team, a ransomware-as-a-service gang it tracks as DEV-0206 has been caught rigging online ads to trick targe
Publish At:2022-07-29 16:13 | Read:483 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Disaster Recovery Endpoint Security Network Sec

Calls Mount for US Gov Clampdown on Mercenary Spyware Merchants

Cybersecurity professionals from Google's threat hunting unit and the University of Toronto's Citizen Lab are upping the pressure on mercenary hacking firms selling high-end surveillance spyware with fresh calls for the U.S. government to urgently clamp down on these businesses.In prepared remarks during a House Intelligence Committee hearing this week, Goog
Publish At:2022-07-28 16:13 | Read:290 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Disaster Recovery Endpoint Security Network Sec

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