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Robinhood Taps Caleb Sima to Lead Security

Caleb Sima to Join Robinhood as Chief Security OfficerVeteran cybersecurity practitioner, entrepreneur and executive Caleb Sima has been tapped to lead security at mobile stock trading startup Robinhood.Sima, a security leader with an established presence in cybersecurity for more than two decades, announced the move on LinkedIn. He will be joining investing
Publish At:2021-02-22 22:47 | Read:136 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Email

Inside the Battle to Control Enterprise Security Data Lakes

NEWS ANALYSIS: The strategic positioning to own and control the massive data lakes powering enterprise security programs took another expensive turn with CrowdStrike announcing it would shell out $400 million to buy early-stage log analytics start-up Humio.The $400 million cash-and-equity deal represents a massive exit for Humio, a company that raised just $
Publish At:2021-02-19 12:53 | Read:77 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security Mobile Security Network Secur

What A Threat Analyst Really Thinks of Intelligence

When I was a threat analyst, too long ago for me to actually put in writing, I remember the thrill of discovery at the apex of the boredom of investigation. We all know that meme:   And over the years, investigation leads became a little more substantial. It would begin in one of a few ways, but the most common began through an alert as a result of SIE
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:96 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security

Unravel the XDR Noise and Recognize a Proactive Approach

Cybersecurity professionals know this drill well all too well. Making sense of lots of information and noise to access what really matters. XDR (Extended Detection & Response) has been a technical acronym thrown around in the cybersecurity industry with many notations and promises. This can be intriguing and nagging for cybersecurity professionals who ar
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:16 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security

What Truebill and Other Financial Apps Have in Common With EDR

Truebill, Chargebee, Fusebill and other financial apps have been inundating my social feeds and until recently I didn’t understand why I would need one of these apps. I’m the type that knows her bank account  balance to the penny and I was shocked to discover that many of my co-workers and, of course, my college kid had no idea their balance was low until th
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:41 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security

Energy Company Fights Back with MVISION EDR as Covid-19 Increases Threat Campaigns

Over the past 9 months, the world has grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic. We have all felt vulnerable. With borders closed and curfews and lockdowns instituted, things that we can count on, like reliable energy and technology, have become more essential than ever… Especially now that most of us have to conduct work from home, we are grateful for relia
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:63 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security

McAfee MVISION for Endpoint is FedRAMP Moderate As Federal Cloud Usage Continues to Rise

Last month, I discussed the FedRAMP program’s basics and why it’s such a big deal for the federal government. In short, the program protects the data of U.S. citizens in the cloud and promotes the adoption of secure cloud services across the government with a standardized approach. But within the FedRAMP program, there are different authorization
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:43 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Executive Perspectives public sector gover

XDR – Please Explain?

SIEM, we need to talk!  Albert Einstein once said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them”.  Security vendors have spent the last two decades providing more of the same orchestration, detection, and response capabilities, while promising different results. And as the old adage goes, doing the same thing over and ove
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:05 | Read:22 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security SOCwise Security operations xdr

Are You Ready for XDR?

What is your organization’s readiness for the emerging eXtended Detection Response (XDR) technology? McAfee just released the first iteration of this technology, MVISION XDR. As XDR capabilities become available, organizations need to think through how to embrace the new security operations technology destined to empower detection and response capabilities. 
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:05 | Read:8 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security SOCwise Security operations

Apple Platform Security Guide Gets Biggest Update to Date

Apple on Thursday published the latest edition of its Platform Security Guide, which provides detailed technical information on the security technologies and features implemented in its products.Apple started releasing security guides for its iOS operating system in 2015 and since 2019 has been publishing platform security guides that encompass information o
Publish At:2021-02-18 17:23 | Read:84 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Mobile Security Network Security NEWS &

Red Canary Raises $81 Million to Grow Security Operations Business

Red Canary, a Denver, Colo.-based managed detection and response (MDR) firm, has raised $81 million through a Series C founding round led by Summit Partners.The provider of SaaS-based security operations solutions has now raised more than $125 million to-date, with the new funding being used to support product and personnel expansion.Red Canary offers SaaS t
Publish At:2021-02-17 14:05 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY security

U.S. Charges North Korean Hackers Over $1.3 Billion Bank Heists

Three North Korean Military Hackers Indicted in Wide-Ranging Scheme to Commit Cyberattacks and Financial Crimes Across the GlobeThe U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday announced the indictment of three North Korean military intelligence officials linked to high-profile cyber-attacks that included the theft of $1.3 billion in money and crypto-currency from o
Publish At:2021-02-17 14:05 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Disaster Recovery Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Viru

Palo Alto Networks Buys Bridgecrew in ‘Shift Left’ Cloud Security Push

Palo Alto Networks on Tuesday snapped up early-stage startup Bridgecrew, adding a cloud security platform for developers to its $3.4 billion-a-year enterprise product portfolio.The two sides said the deal is valued at $156 million in cash and is expected to close in the third quarter this year.For Palo Alto, the deal is part of a strategy to spend big to sna
Publish At:2021-02-16 14:41 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Appli

Sandworm Hackers Hit French Monitoring Software Vendor Centreon

Russia-Linked Threat Group Caught Deploying Backdoors on Linux Servers in an Attack That Triggers New Conversations on Software Supply Chain SecurityThe French National Agency for the Security of Information Systems (ANSSI) is publicly blaming the notorious Sandworm APT group for a series of long-term hacking attacks against multiple IT and web hosting shops
Publish At:2021-02-15 19:11 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security Network Security NEWS & I

'Money Mule' Operator Gets Seven-Year Prison Sentence

This week the United States sentenced a Ukrainian man to prison for his involvement in a scheme to steal money from the bank accounts of U.S. victims and launder the funds to bank accounts overseas.The man, Aleksandr Musienko, 38, of Odessa, Ukraine, was extradited to the United States in 2019, after being arrested in South Korea. He was also known as “Oleks
Publish At:2021-02-12 17:05 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Email Security Fraud &

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