We all know that security gaps are widening due to technology shifts and advanced threats. Whether you are in finance, energy, tech, or manufacturing, the infosec challenges are much the same.
The attacker defender asymmetry is well known. While it's impossible to defend all possible places of network compromise, defenders can shift the balance in their favor once the attacker has breached an endpoint.
Tune in for this webcast to learn 6 practical steps every IT admin should take before embarking on a SIEM deployment.
Threat intelligence is a broad subject and the natural tendency is to produce intelligence on any topic or event regardless of its applicability to the company. True success in threat intelligence depends on focusing intelligence efforts to very specific business objectives, which removes the large surface area and leaves only a challenging sliver of ultra-high value to pursue.
The stakes have never been higher as businesses attempt to protect their assets from a barrage of threats that continue to grow in frequency and sophistication.
While visual hacking is a threat to any industry, it can be especially dangerous in healthcare and financial industries, where some of the most sensitive personal and financial information is routinely accessed and displayed.
We know that "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" is not a winning network security strategy. Yet how would you know what happens on the Internet when your employees are off the corporate network?
The rate at which new data breaches are announced in the headlines should alarm every company with sensitive data to protect. From OPM to Ashley Madison to Machine Zone video games, data breaches are going undetected by existing security technologies and processes.
Ixia will change the landscape of network security by introducing a powerful new front line of defense for enterprises worldwide. Be one of the first to learn about this new security solution that will change the way enterprises view inline security protection.
Data is at the core of every business, and data theft is one of the most potent risks enterprises face. According to a 2015 Ponemon Institute study, the average consolidated cost of a data breach is $3.8 million, which includes investigative and forensic efforts, resolution, and the consequences of customer defection.
Data Breaches in 2015 are on pace to break all records. 2014 saw a record 783 breaches with over 85 million records compromised.
When it comes to protecting your organization's intellectual property (IP), a single click by an end-user can either lead to data protection or a data breach.
Honeypots are really useful for collecting security data for research, especially around botnets, scanning hosts, password brute forcers, and other misbehaving systems. They are also the cheapest way collect this data at scale.
Defeating cyber attackers: Best practices for leveraging adversary & threat intelligence with security analytics
This year over 85% of large organizations were targeted by advanced attackers according to Symantec's 2015 Internet Security Threat Report. Was your organization one of them?
Customers are doing more and more business online. Nearly 80% of the U.S. population shops online and half bank online. However, websites are constantly under attack. 71% of consumers feel it is up to the online stores to ensure the protection of their information, making website security a top priority for many businesses.
Every company has a data security risk mitigation strategy. However, the continuous news cycle on data breaches is proof that it is time to augment that strategy.
Do you still believe you can prevent 100% of intrusion attempts? If not, how do you find attackers once they land in your network?
This webinar will examine the business risks and regulatory compliance requirements associated with file transfers.
How many days go by before you take action on new threat intelligence?
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) recently released the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (CAT) to help financial institutions identify their risks and determine their cybersecurity preparedness.
Security practitioners might not like to admit it, but they've been playing games with adversaries for years. Whether it's whack-a-mole, cat-and-mouse or chutes and ladders, the security game has always been reactive in nature or one that has us alternating between steps forward and steps back.
Proven approaches for securing enterprise applications; An inside look at deploying Office 365 and SFDC
As cloud apps and mobile devices move your data and systems access outside the firewall, how secure are you from cyber threats?
The overwhelming volume and complexity of data is creating widespread opportunity for fraudsters. Organizations in the healthcare industry, financial services and even government departments have fallen victim as they've been unable to get a clear understanding of patients, customers or citizens.
Cyber security is now a topic of discussion at the majority of board meetings, according to a recent NYSE/Veracode survey.
By now you've probably heard about new ransomware threats like CryptoWall, which encrypts your data and demands payment to unlock it. These threats are delivered via malicious email attachments or websites, and once they execute and connect to an external command and control server, they start to encrypt files throughout your network.
Despite the meteoric rise of cloud based applications and services, as well as its subsequent adoption by a significant number of enterprises, security still remains a major concern for many organizations.
Demonstrating compliance with PCI DSS is far from a trivial exercise. Are you sure you can document your organization's compliance with the new 3.0 standards?
IT security is more challenging than ever. IT departments are tasked with managing a roaming workforce with limited resources and budget. Security solutions need to be effective yet approachable, especially for mid-sized companies.
Many enterprise security solutions claim to offer continuous endpoint visibility—reactively scanning, sweeping or polling your environment for a set list of known indicators or signatures. But this approach can take hours for a single result, disrupt the performance of your organization's endpoints, and miss insight into root cause and lateral movement of an attack
DNS is used by every device on your network. But are you leveraging it in your security stack?
Intrusion vs. breach: How security analytics & automated response can improve your chances of avoiding a breach
In this webinar, our guest speaker John Kindervag, Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, and Seth Goldhammer, Director of Product Management at LogRhythm, will discuss how pervasive visibility and big data security analytics, when coupled with intelligent automated response, can substantially reduce an organization's risk of experiencing a material breach or cyber incident.
The weather may be warm now but retailers are already planning for the 2015 holiday season, when businesses will conduct as much as 20% of their total annual sales
If one AV is good, are two AVs better defense against APTs, ransomware and other sophisticated malware? That's the way we used to do it back in the '80s and '90s, but does this approach still work?
What if you could uncover the infrastructure attackers are staging and identify threats BEFORE the kill chain begins?
Feudal Security, a concept popularized by cyber security guru Bruce Schneier, requires organizations to entrust the security of their data and infrastructure to cloud providers.
The connection between cybersecurity and a company's bottom line is crystal clear to board members — and they're worried. In fact, more than 80 percent of corporate directors now discuss cybersecurity at most or all boardroom meetings.
With credit card data theft growing at an alarming rate and undermining consumer confidence, organizations are investing in their network security for PCI compliance - only to realize that being compliant does not mean they're protected against advanced cyberattacks.
A recent report by Forrester Research identified security as being the "top concern" for enterprise technology and business decision-makers for IoT*.
Mark Twain once said, "The report of my death was an exaggeration." Can the same be said for the password?
This webcast will highlight key findings from our recently completed Point-of-Sale Security Mid-year Health Assessment, during which we surveyed POS security professionals about their security posture.
Websites are under attack. In the last year, new vulnerabilities have been uncovered that allows malicious attackers to undermine security that organizations put in place to protect themselves and their end users sensitive information.
The cloud movement presents a rare and momentous opportunity to revisit not only how we think about computing, but also how we think about information security.
On average, it took compromised organizations over 200 days to detect attackers once they had penetrated the network. How long would it take your organization?
In the modern enterprise privileged users are no longer entirely inside the perimeter, nor is your infrastructure.
Digital Identity is the foundation for granting user access in today's connected enterprise. Dated authentication approaches fall short on both security effectiveness and user experience.
According to Accenture's 2015 Global Risk Management Study, financial services and banking executives view cyber & IT risk as their top risk area over the next two years.
How serious is the risk of visual hacking in your organization? Consider who may be viewing, photographing and collecting sensitive information from your offices and electronic devices when staff is mobile.
Social has changed many aspects of information security. Fascinatingly, enterprise has been slow to embrace community sourcing security intelligence.
Companies today are faced with the monumental challenge of establishing strong and persistent file protection to ensure sensitive corporate information remains protected. Until now, companies have relied on traditional security solutions to protect critical information.
External threat actors are using innovation and automation to stay ahead of traditional security defenses.
Sometimes the most obvious problems go unnoticed because they're hidden in familiar places.
Distil Networks has produced their annual Bad Bot Report. It's the IT Security Industry's most in-depth analysis on the sources, types, and sophistication levels of last year's bot attacks-- and there are serious implications for anyone responsible for securing their web infrastructure.
Today's threats are becoming increasingly complex. Organizations can no longer rely on antivirus alone and must be on the lookout for innovative, next-generation endpoint protection solutions.
The growing increase in adoption of Cloud and SaaS services, is taking place with the most intense threat landscape we've seen in generations.
You see it every day in the media, blog posts and industry marketing; "It isn't a question of if, but when." This defeatist attitude is settling over the industry like Death's own shawl.
Attackers are more sophisticated than they've ever been. They're targeting our intellectual property, sensitive customer information, user information and much more. The network is not the target—it's the endpoint where that data resides.
The world of IT security is undergoing tremendous change. The unstoppable momentum of the Internet and cloud computing, the ubiquity of mobile devices and the emergence of Internet of things have together turned the IT security landscape upside down.
There is no question about the acceleration of data migrating to the cloud. But which cloud? All clouds: a mix of Infrastructure-, Platform- and Software-as-a-Service cloud models are being deployed by almost every organization.
Current assumptions are that today's adversaries move through the kill-chain step-by-step, using the most advanced tools, techniques, and tactics to carry out their objective.
The threat landscape is evolving, and mobile threats are on the rise.
It's clear that cyber-crimes are alive and well on the global stage and will only continue to be pervasive as long as organizations prolong taking the necessary defense measures to stop threats from slipping through the cracks.
Retired Senior Executive,CIA - Insider Threat Detection, Larry Knutsen, will review the evolution of U.S. policy on insider threats and what they mean to your organization.
With security incidents becoming a weekly, if not daily, occurrence, organizations need proactive, preventative security measures to protect themselves and their customers. Hear from a diverse panel of IBM Security experts.
Although the IBM z Systems platform is known for scalability and security, you still have to monitor who did what, when, why, where and how to ensure that information stays protected.
70% of the stories reported during March Madness are linked to malware, not basketball.
Many of the largest data breaches recently were initiated by attackers targeting the weakest links—remote sites, supplier networks, and mobile workers.
The rapidly expanding supply chain supporting the cybercrime economy is empowering cyber criminals, cyber terrorists and even nation states in ways that put companies, critical infrastructure and governments at increased risk.
Cloud apps and mobile devices are screaming their way into the enterprise like jet fighters, bringing employees more access than ever - and more passwords as well.
Software developers are challenged with prioritizing between delivering code within aggressive timelines and incorporating security into the development lifecycle.
Security auditors make a living picking apart mid-to-large size organizations security practices. And there are a lot of reasons businesses need to pay more attention than ever.
The Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol is under attack. In the last year, new vulnerabilities have been uncovered that allows malicious attackers to undermine security that organizations put in place to protect themselves and their end users sensitive information.
Today there are more options for securing enterprise data than ever before. Yet with so many approaches, choosing the best fit isn't always an easy decision.
Is your organization protected from the 7 Deadly IT Sins? These crucial security areas are often overlooked, creating weak spots that hackers love to exploit— putting your network and data at risk.
A single click by your end users can lead either to a data breach or to data protection. Which would your organization prefer?
If it were as easy as looking at the wanted posters on the wall of the post office, anyone could identify an insider, round up a posse, and head them off before they damage the organization.
Mobile cyber threats are on the rise and getting more advanced. Enterprises want to bolster their security programs to protect against new, unknown mobile threats, but understanding these risks requires visibility.
Government agencies have the opportunity to lower cost and improve both internal and Citizen-facing services by moving from static web-based information portals to leveraging the web as a service delivery platform.
Proxy deployments today have outlived their usefulness and practicality. They have joined a long list of legacy products, providing limited security functionality against today's advanced threats.
When network and endpoint security solutions team up, the result is a strengthened security posture and a solution that is impossible for attackers to compromise.
Enterprises are racing to shore up on-premises and cloud defenses to avoid being the next security headline. Spending on security technologies is at an all-time high, but how confident are you in vendor decisions and the security architecture you are implementing?
Virtualization changes everything. The agility and cost efficiencies enabled by virtualization and the cloud are beneficial, as long as you understand why virtualization requires different security.
The internet is literally crawling with bots. Millions of them scour the farthest reaches of the internet every day, indexing content, testing connections, and making the web more useful overall.
While the cloud has fundamentally changed the way we do business, it has left organizations feeling vulnerable to attacks. Enterprise security architectures are being extended to include data security for the cloud.
As adversaries continue to innovate—designing attacks specifically tailored for your enterprise—being able to respond, contain and recover in a timely manner has never been harder.
Identity is a critical component of proving compliance. Whether complying with industry regulations or security best practices, your auditors need to know who has access to what servers and data as well as who exactly did what, where and when.
They may be the oldest tricks in the book, but SQL injection and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks still put a hurt on thousands of web applications every year, impacting millions of users—your users and customers.
The rigidity of web application security controls has left the enterprise vulnerable to data breach.
Chartered with securing both the PII of over 250,000 physicians and a vast amount of highly valued intellectual property amidst a rapidly evolving threat landscape, Paul Lynch, Director of Data Security and Networks at the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), recognized the need to move beyond a traditional SIEM, and employ a more holistic approach to Security Intelligence.
Every business that operates a cardholder environment to transact with its customers is required to maintain compliance to the PCI DSS international standard for security. Penalties for lack of compliance have become costly yet compliance does not equal security.
Mobile Devices has seen unprecedented growth since their introduction and now form an integral part of our daily lives. Yet, many Enterprises have not fully embraced mobile as part of their strategy because of too many unanswered questions.
Organizations continue to face the ongoing challenges of securing a continually evolving network perimeter. Organized crime has shifted to the digital underworld.
Cyber threat investigators discuss privileged account vulnerabilities found in most serious security breaches.
Application control is more than whitelisting-It's monitoring, visibility, protection & default deny
Application Control technology is more than just whitelisting. Organizations have found significant value via full visibility into server and desktop environments by continuously monitoring and observing application behavior.
Many organizations over invest in network security solutions—relying on traditional antivirus to secure their endpoints.
Security teams are sharply focused on bringing security to applications and meeting compliance requirements in the delivery of these applications and services.
There now are more mobile devices on the planet than humans, and cyber criminals are targeting them at an increasing rate.
News about data breaches in the healthcare sector continues unabated.
Google has advised that Chrome will gradually sunset SHA-1 cryptography, which is used in the signing process of SSL certificates.
id you know that forty-six percent of IT knows or suspects employees are using their individual, non-IT approved cloud accounts to store corporate data?
Attackers are becoming increasingly skilled at planting malicious code on websites frequented by their desired targets, commonly called "watering hole" attacks.
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