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How COVID-19 has impacted the security threat landscape

2 months 3 weeks ago

A WatchGuard report reveals how COVID-19 has impacted the security threat landscape, with evidence that attackers continue to target corporate networks despite the shift to remote work, and a rise in pandemic-related malicious domains and phishing campaigns. “As the impact of COVID-19 continues to unfold, our threat intelligence provides key insight into how attackers are adjusting their tactics,” said Corey Nachreiner, CTO at WatchGuard. “While there’s no such thing as ‘the new normal’ when it … More →

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Remote and cloud-based systems to be ruthlessly targeted next year

2 months 3 weeks ago

Home networks, remote working software and cloud systems will be at the center of a new wave of attacks in 2021, Trend Micro predicts. Cybercriminals in 2021 will particularly look to home networks as a critical launch pad to compromising corporate IT and IoT networks. “As we begin to enter a post-pandemic world, the trend for remote working is likely going to stick for many organizations. We predict more aggressive attacks to target corporate data … More →

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Blaize AI Studio: An open and code-free software platform for faster ROI of AI edge deployments

2 months 3 weeks ago

Blaize fully unveiled the Blaize AI Studio offering, the industry’s first open and code-free software platform to span the complete edge AI operational workflow from idea to development, deployment and management. AI Studio dramatically reduces edge AI application deployment complexity, time, and cost by breaking the barriers within existing application development and machine learning operations (MLOps) infrastructure that hinder edge AI deployments. Eliminating the complexities of integrating disparate tools and workflows, along with the introduction … More →

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Versa Secure SD-WAN integrates with AWS Transit Gateway Connect to deliver automated connections

2 months 3 weeks ago

Versa Networks announced a new capability connecting Versa Secure SD-WAN, on-premises, and cloud branches with applications and resources in Amazon Web Services (AWS) using the new high-performance AWS Transit Gateway Connect feature, an AWS Transit Gateway attachment type that enables AWS customers to connect third-party SD-WAN hubs and network virtual appliances with AWS Transit Gateway. As a result, businesses can now benefit from AWS Transit Gateway peering connections for up to 5 Gbps of bandwidth … More →

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IBM Security and AWS help customers reduce security complexity as they move further into the cloud

2 months 3 weeks ago

IBM Security announced new technology initiatives leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS), designed to help clients simplify and extend their security visibility across AWS and hybrid cloud environments. The projects include integrations with AWS security services, quick start deployment for key IBM Security technologies, as well as expert consulting and managed security services support. As businesses move further into hybrid cloud operations, security teams may struggle to protect increasingly diverse and complex IT environments. Security system … More →

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Datadog and Snyk unveil GitHub integration to automate software development workflow

2 months 3 weeks ago

Datadog announced the Datadog Vulnerability Analysis GitHub Action, Datadog’s first action listed on the GitHub Marketplace. GitHub Actions provide powerful, flexible CI/CD with the ability to automate any software development workflow. The Datadog action continuously monitors dependency and version information of code being deployed. By integrating this data with Datadog’s Continuous Profiler and Snyk’s Vulnerability database, this provides a real-time view of what code is actually accessible and vulnerable in production. Scanning applications for known … More →

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IDEMIA and Kudelski IoT provide identity and access management to drive secure IoT applications

2 months 3 weeks ago

IDEMIA and Kudelski IoT announced a joint solution for mobile network operators (MNOs), mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and service providers to enable efficient IoT device provisioning at scale, without compromising on connectivity or data security. With the growth of IoT deployments globally, the security of devices and client data stored or collected within the device has become one of the biggest concerns across the ecosystem and its users. IDEMIA, member … More →

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Xerox announces Xavier Heiss as chief financial officer

2 months 3 weeks ago

Xerox announced Xavier Heiss as chief financial officer, a role he’s filled on an interim basis since the end of September. He reports to John Visentin, Xerox vice chairman and chief executive officer. “Xavier combines a deep understanding of the financials with a clear vision for renewing Xerox’s growth,” said Visentin. “His well-established relationships across the business and with global customers position him well to help speed our transformation at a critical time in the … More →

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Week in review: FireEye breach, vulnerable TCP/IP stacks, Kali Linux and the future of pentesting

2 months 3 weeks ago

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: FireEye breach: State-sponsored attackers stole hacking tools U.S. cybersecurity company FireEye has suffered a breach, and the attackers made off with the company’s RedTeam tools, FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia has disclosed. A light December 2020 Patch Tuesday for a no-stress end of the year As expected, Microsoft fixed a smaller-than-usual number of CVEs on this December 2020 Patch Tuesday: 58 in total. … More →

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Ad-injecting malware hijacks Chrome, Edge, Firefox

2 months 4 weeks ago

When searching for things online, has a greater number of ads than usual been popping up at the top of your search results? If it has, and you’re using Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Yandex Browser, or Mozilla Firefox, you might have fallen prey to the ad-injecting Adrozek malware. According to Microsoft, cybercriminals have been pushing it on users since at least May 2020 and, at its peak in August, it was observed on over 30,000 … More →

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