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Category: Network security


Network security, Security

Less than a third of companies have dedicated cybersecurity insurance

September 4, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Only one third of senior executives in UK organisations admit their company insurance currently covers them for a security breach and for the financial impact of data loss, despite the fact that 81 percent agree that it is ‘vital’ their […]


Network security, Security

Unidentified Devices Leave Networks Vulnerable

September 4, 2018

Via: CSO Online

As organizations embrace digital transformation to improve operational efficiency, IoT devices—including industrial and medical IoT—are being deployed at an unprecedented rate. This rapid adoption of IoT is one of the primary reasons why networks are in constant flux. New devices, […]


Network security, Security

Why Automation Will Free Security Pros to Do What They Do Best

August 31, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

People are and will always be the most critical cybersecurity resource. Right now, the talent pool with the unique skills and training to respond to cyber threats is unfortunately all too limited, and the way we are making use of […]


Network security, Security

The Evolution of IoT Attacks

August 30, 2018

Via: Radware Blog

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? IoT is the ever-growing network of physical devices with embedded technologies that connect and exchange data over the internet. If the cloud is considered someone else’s computer, IoT devices can be considered the […]


Network security

Senate panel postpones election security bill markup over lack of GOP support

August 23, 2018

Via: The Hill

A long-anticipated hearing on legislation to protect U.S. elections from cyberattacks was postponed Wednesday over concerns the legislation did not have enough Republican support. A spokeswoman for Senate Rules and Administration Committee Chairman Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) confirmed to The Hill […]


Network security

DNC: Fake login page was a test, not a hack

August 23, 2018

Via: The Hill

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) said late Thursday that the fake login page it had reported as a potential hack on its database was actually a test. DNC chief security officer Bob Lord said in a statement provided to The […]


Network security

Trump administration slaps new sanctions on Russian firms, individuals

August 22, 2018

Via: The Hill

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced that it is sanctioning two Russian firms and individuals for attempting to evade U.S. sanctions penalizing Moscow for engaging in malicious cyber activity. The Treasury Department sanctioned two Russian entities for aiding another Russian […]


Hacker, Network security

Dem senator: Congress should consider allowing companies to ‘hack back’ after cyberattacks

August 22, 2018

Via: The Hill

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) on Tuesday is expected to propose that Congress should consider allowing companies to “hack back” at digital attackers following a cyberattack, a divisive concept in the cybersecurity community. Whitehouse, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary […]


Cloud security, Hacker, Network security

Hackers Leverage AWS To Breach, Persist In Corporate Networks

August 21, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Attackers are abusing the characteristics of cloud services to launch and hide their activity as they traverse target networks. A new body of evidence indicates threat actors are using increasingly advanced techniques to target cloud providers and leveraging cloud-specific traits […]


Network security

NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act passed into law

August 20, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

US president Donald Trump signed the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act last week, a law that will help small businesses with resources to fend off cyberattacks, as part of a comprehensive governmental strategy to improve cybersecurity. The act was written […]