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Thousands of Unprotected RDP Servers Can Be Abused for DDoS Attacks

Cybercriminals have been abusing unprotected servers running Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) service to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, application and network performance management company NETSCOUT warned this week.The Windows RDP service is designed to allow users to remotely connect to servers and other devices, often for p
Publish At:2021-01-22 10:11 | Read:74 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Ide

Swimlane Raises $40 Million to Expand SOAR Business

Swimlane, a provider of security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) solutions, announced today that it has raised $40 million in growth funding.Denver, Colorado-based Swimlane is a player in the hot market of security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) solutions, and helps security operations teams struggling with alert fatigue and staf
Publish At:2021-01-19 11:59 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Security Infrastructure

Expired Domain Allowed Researcher to Hijack Country's TLD

A researcher claimed last week that he managed to take control of the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Democratic Republic of Congo after an important domain name was left to expire.Before the holidays, Fredrik Almroth, founder and researcher at web security company Detectify, decided to analyze the name server (NS) records used by all TLDs. The
Publish At:2021-01-18 16:29 | Read:138 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Identity & Access V

Perseverance. Pushing Security Operations Forward in 2021

We Have the Capabilities to Persevere and Reach the Next Level of Security MaturityFor obvious reasons, perseverance has been the theme for 2020 and will continue well into 2021. In the security industry it has been our watchword for decades, so in a sense this is nothing new. But how we have persevered has evolved through the years, and now we have the capa
Publish At:2021-01-07 15:17 | Read:136 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Incident Response Security Infrastructure

Nashville Bombing Spotlights Vulnerable Voice, Data Networks

The Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville led to phone and data service outages and disruptions over hundreds of miles in the southern U.S., raising new concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. communications.The blast seriously damaged a key AT&T network facility, an important hub that provides local wireless, internet and video service and connec
Publish At:2021-01-02 18:17 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Security Infrastructure

Hybrid Networks Are a Business Reality - and Most Security Can't Keep Up

As Organizations Become More Hybrid and Distributed, Their Security Needs to Be Able to Span Across All Environments Since organizations have distributed data and workloads across both cloud environments and on-premises data centers, IT teams are having to deploy, manage and secure increasingly complex and hybrid networks. And contrary to what some clai
Publish At:2020-12-17 12:17 | Read:148 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Network Security Security Infrastructure s

RAM-Generated Wi-Fi Signals Allow Data Exfiltration From Air-Gapped Systems

Covert Wi-Fi signals generated by DDR SDRAM hardware can be leveraged to exfiltrate data from air-gapped computers, a researcher claims.In a newly published paper, Mordechai Guri from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel details AIR-FI, a new data exfiltration technique in which malware installed on a compromised air-gapped system can generate Wi
Publish At:2020-12-16 08:59 | Read:261 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities Data P

UK to Ban New Huawei Gear Installations After Sept

Wireless carriers in the U.K. won’t be allowed to install Huawei equipment in their high-speed 5G networks after September 2021, the British government said Monday, hardening its line against the Chinese technology company.The deadline is part of a roadmap the British government is laying down to remove “high risk” equipment suppliers with draft legislation
Publish At:2020-11-30 18:35 | Read:274 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Security Infrastructure

Tens of Dormant North American Networks Suspiciously Resurrected at Once

More than fifty networks in the North American region suddenly burst to life after being dormant for a long period of time, Spamhaus reveals.The Geneva-based international nonprofit organization is focused on tracking spam, phishing, malware, and botnets, and provides threat intelligence that can help filter spam and related threats.Last week, the organizati
Publish At:2020-11-30 14:41 | Read:267 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Cyb

Secure Access Service Edge Provider Cato Networks Raises $130 Million

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) provider Cato Networks has raised $130 million in a Series E funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with a new investor, Coatue, and existing investors, Greylock, Aspect Ventures / Acrew Capital, Singtel Innov8, and Shlomo Kramer. Cato is now valued at over $1 billion.SASE is a rapidly emerging cloud-based technolo
Publish At:2020-11-25 09:53 | Read:193 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Security Infrastructure

Intel Unveils New Security Tech in Upcoming Ice Lake CPU

Intel on Wednesday announced the new security technologies that will be present in the company’s upcoming 3rd generation Xeon Scalable processor, code-named “Ice Lake.”Intel told SecurityWeek that it’s aiming to make initial production shipments of the first 10nm-based Xeon Scalable product at the end of the year.The company says Ice Lake will include its SG
Publish At:2020-10-14 11:40 | Read:392 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Security Architecture

Online Infrastructure Security Firm Cyberpion Emerges From Stealth

Online infrastructure security solutions provider Cyberpion on Tuesday emerged from stealth mode after raising $8.25 million in seed funding.Aiming to help organizations gain visibility into and secure their online ecosystem, the Tel Aviv, Israel-based cybersecurity startup provides security teams with a platform that they can leverage to identify and neutra
Publish At:2020-10-13 12:40 | Read:304 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Security Infrastructure Management &

How Security Programs Are Changing After COVID-19: Maximizing Resiliency

When Security is Seen as a Business Enabler We All Win The COVID-19 crisis and its associated constraints taught us how to identify priorities based on the most important outcomes. It showed us that many of the activities we considered “priorities” before March are not really priorities. And it further highlighted resiliency as one of the key objectives
Publish At:2020-09-30 12:38 | Read:374 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Security Infrastructure Management & S

Government Backed 'MDBR' Service Blocks Connections to Malicious Domains

A new Malicious Domain Blocking and Reporting (MDBR) service will help organizations improve security by preventing IT systems from connecting to malicious domains. Launched through a partnership between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Center for Internet Security (CIS), and Akamai Technolo
Publish At:2020-09-02 16:04 | Read:502 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Security Infrastructure

Secretive Palantir Lifts Veil Before Wall Street Stock Sale

Palantir Technologies Inc., a data-mining company with deep ties to U.S. intelligence and military agencies, has shed a good deal of its trademark secrecy about its business in filing for a Wall Street stock offering.Like many other tech companies, it will be going public without ever turning a profit.In filings with the Security and Exchange Commission Tues
Publish At:2020-08-26 12:10 | Read:565 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Security Infrastructure

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