Microsoft Takes Security to the Edge

April 18, 2018

At RSA Conference this week in San Francisco, Microsoft announced new tools and technologies aimed at protecting connected devices from security threats. First on the list is Azure Sphere, what Microsoft describes as a holistic solution built for securing microcontroller […]

3 Security Measures That Can Actually Be Measured

April 3, 2018

The massive budgets devoted to cybersecurity need to come with better metrics. Why is so much of technology security such a mystery? In particular, why does it have so few metrics? I get it. For any given company, if there […]

7 Ways to Protect Against Cryptomining Attacks

March 22, 2018

Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking enterprise systems and websites for cryptocurrency mining. Crowdstrike and several other security vendors have recently reported incidents where businesses have suffered serious application – and operational – disruptions after attackers took over their systems to mine […]

Network security, Virus & Malware

New Malware Adds RAT to a Persistent Loader

April 17, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

A newly discovered variant of a long-known malware loader adds the ability to control the victim from afar. VBScript has long been an attack vector that could bring malicious software to an infected machine. But what if it could do […]

Virus & Malware

Intel Unveils New Threat Detection Technology

April 17, 2018

Via: Security Week

Intel late on Monday announced two new security-related technologies, including a threat detection system and a framework for building protection into processors, and a strategic collaboration with Purdue University whose goal is to address the shortage of cybersecurity talent. Following […]

Network security

Top cyber security certifications: Who they are for, what they cost, and which you need

April 17, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Two of the most common questions I’m asked are, “Is having a computer security certification is helpful in getting a job or starting a career in computer security?, and if so, “Which certification should someone get?.” The answer to the […]