Never have global financial institutions
faced such adversaries. The cybercriminal gangs now wield tools that
used to be the province of nation-states, and the nation-states now
engage in activities that once were owned by cybercrime. Scams
and schemes including account
takeover, denial of service and ransomware...
Check Point is aggressively expanding its salesforce and standing up "rockets" focused on emerging technology areas to land more customer deals outside network security. The company will couple 25% growth in its salesforce with dedicated investments around cloud security, email security and MDR.
Sophos bought early-stage vendor SOC.OS to help customers detect abnormalities in their IT environment earlier by ingesting data from third-party platforms. SOC.OS will allow customers to extract information sooner from non-Sophos firewalls, network proxies and endpoint security technology.
KKR plans to buy Barracuda Networks to support growth in managed detection and response, extended detection and response, and secure access service edge. KKR plans to provide resources and expertise to fuel Barracuda's growth past the $500 million sales figure it hit under Thoma Bravo's ownership.
As market forces converge to make enterprises of all sizes more conscious of their own cybersecurity sophistication, John Randall of GoSecure proposes a road map to help assess where one is, where one needs to go - and to what degree third-party assistance is necessary.
Singular atomic-based detections have been the foundation for threat detection in security operation centers (SOCs); however, atomic-based detections alone are not enough – the concept has proven unreliable, yielding noisy detections with short operational lifespans. The pyramid of pain categorizes the various...
When it comes to advanced threat response, 42% of financial institutions say their current abilities are average. Only 35% say automation currently plays a strong role. Josh Zelonis of Palo Alto Networks and Sid Srivastava of Accenture analyze the State of Security Automation in Financial Services.
Amid accelerated cloud migration, many enterprises find they struggle with visibility, costs, complexity - even having the right skills in-house to manage these new environments. Robert Sawyer of Bitdefender shares strategies for identifying and improving challenges in cloud workload security.
Cyber insurance: It's both more necessary than ever and harder to acquire. Erin Meyers of Bitdefender talks about the new marketplace and how deploying MDR and XDR can help enterprises be better prepared and more attractive to prospective cyber insurers.
To survive in today’s cyber threat landscape, security teams need the right resources paired with the appropriate strategy. Many organizations turn to managed security services (MSS) and managed detection and response (MDR) services, but many of the providers aren’t delivering the outcomes that clients had been...
How prepared was your organization for the pandemic of 2020? If your answer is “not very,” you are not alone. The rapid transition to remote work resulted in a window of opportunity for bad actors interested in compromising systems for financial gain.
The shifted perimeter exposes many different vulnerabilities...
As security organizations race to secure their businesses as they move to the cloud and embrace remote work, managed detection and response (MDR) is fast rising as a viable option. But a black-box approach that delivers basic detection and response alone is not enough. What are some key principles organizations need...
Change is afoot at Trellix, which is the new name of the cybersecurity software business formed from the merger of McAfee Enterprise and FireEye. CEO Bryan Palma says the extended detection and response - aka XDR - software imperative for his customers is to do more, but with fewer suppliers and management overhead.
Kyle Flaherty has worked with a range of companies, changing the worlds of big data, IoT, BYOD, SaaS, open-source software, network security, fraud detection, data analytics, marketing automation and network management. He weighs in on brands and how metrics feed different audiences.
It seems that every day we hear something about XDR along the benefits users are finding after deploying this technology. When investigating these solutions, MSSPs are finding that there are three different approaches vendors are taking to implement their XDR platforms – Native XDR, Open XDR and Hybrid XDR....