In the news, RSA Spotlight: VMware and Sophos discuss latest innovations, Fortinet receives recommended rating in NSS Labs latest advanced endpoint protection test report, Twitter bans Kaspersky Lab from advertising on its platform, SANS Experts share five most dangerous new attack techniques, and more on this episode of Enterprise Security Weekly!
RSA Spotlight: VMware And Sophos Discuss Latest Innovations - VMware is continuing to build its name in the security space with updates to its AppDefense application, a product that protects workloads by monitoring them against their intended state. AppDefense initially supported applications running on vSphere-based virtualized and cloud environments, and has now been expanded to containers.
Showcases Latest Products to Protect Data Security at IP Expo Manchester - latest products and features built on the Varonis Data Security Platform, including Varonis Edge, which extends data security from the core to the perimeter by analyzing devices such as DNS, VPN, and web proxies to detect security events, such as brute-force attacks, DNS tunnelling and credential stuffing.
SANS Experts Share Five Most Dangerous New Attack Techniques - The five threats outlined are: 1. Repositories and Cloud Storage Data Leakage 2. Big Data Analytics, De-Anonymization, and Correlation 3. Attackers Monetize Compromised Systems Using Crypto Coin Miners 4. Recognition of Hardware Flaws 5. More Malware and Attacks Disrupting ICS and Utilities Instead of Seeking Profit
Survey: Endpoints Still Vulnerable to Breaches Despite Advancements in Antivirus Technologies - Minerva Labs announced the results of a survey of 600 IT security professionals which found endpoint security solutions are failing to provide adequate protections to address today’s security threats, specifically malware. A majority of the respondents surveyed indicated a heightened concern of a major malware breach in the coming year and acknowledged that they require more than an antivirus (AV) solution on the endpoint to combat the rising threat.
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In an on-demand virtual event for CyberRisk Alliance, Don Cox, former CISO at Mednax, speaks with SC Media Deputy Editor Bradley Barth about endpoint security and communicating practices for good security posture.