Woodstock Wire: Enterprise Security News

February 19, 2019

Micro Focus acquires cybersecurity startup Interset

Enterprise -- CRN - For its machine learning and user and entity behavior analytics capabilities.

February 19, 2019 06:34 PM

First Fines show Reality of GDPR Laws

SupplyChain -- Software AG - GDPR is not a myth, but a tough reality - a lesson that Google learned recently.

February 19, 2019 06:29 PM

February 18, 2019

Free Tool: Honey Feed

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Cybersecurity expert Marco Ramilli shared another tool of his arsenal that extracts suspicious IPs from undesired connections,...

February 18, 2019 08:00 PM

Microsoft study shows poor employee habits threaten cybersecurity

Enterprise -- Silicon Republic - Microsoft Ireland has today (18 February) warned that poor cybersecurity habits within large public and private sector organisations...

February 18, 2019 07:46 PM

Another database with hacked account details found for sale on the dark web

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Another day, another database of hacked account details has been discovered for sale on the dark web with the latest containing...

February 18, 2019 07:16 PM

A new batch of 127 million records appears in the dark web

Infosec -- Security Affairs - A new batch of 127 million records appears in the dark web, this time the huge trove of data appears to be originated from...

February 18, 2019 03:22 AM

IBM sets forth with a strong cybersecurity message

Infosec -- CSO Online - I just got back from attending IBM Think in San Francisco. Though it was a quick trip across the country, I was inundated with IBM's...

February 18, 2019 03:22 AM

How to Build Comprehensive Security Processes With Threat Intelligence

Infosec -- Recorded Future - As children, many of us played with the classic assortment of blocks, columns, and other shapes known as Lincoln Logs. I spent...

February 18, 2019 03:21 AM

IBM has a strong cybersecurity message, but few know what it is

Infosec -- CSO Online - I just got back from attending IBM Think in San Francisco. Though it was a quick trip across the country, I was inundated with IBM's...

February 18, 2019 03:21 AM

US healthcare data breach settlements topped $28m in 2018

Infosec -- The Daily Swig - HHS announces 'record year for HIPAA enforcement'

February 18, 2019 03:20 AM

Identity is Security: Hacking is in the Air

Infosec -- The Identity Quotient Blog - Love may have been in the air this week, but hackers managed to find a way to hack that this Valentine's Day. In...

February 18, 2019 03:19 AM

Data breaches exposed 5 billion records in 2018.

Infosec -- CSO Online - The number of publicly known data breaches decreased last year compared to 2017, despite harsher breach notification rules going...

February 18, 2019 03:19 AM

Five emerging cybersecurity threats you should take very seriously in 2019

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Ransomware isn't the only cyberthreat your business will face this year. Here are five emerging threats that leaders need to know...

February 18, 2019 03:17 AM

February 15, 2019

New DNS security service a major highlight of PAN-OS 9.0 release

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - Another key software addition is a new Policy Optimizer, that uses network intelligence to find and remove legacy firewall rules...

February 15, 2019 07:41 PM

CyberArk Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results

Business Wire -- CyberArk, (NASDAQ: CYBR), the global leader in privileged access security, today announced record financial results for the fourth quarter and...

February 15, 2019 06:34 PM

10 essential steps to improve your security posture

Infosec -- CSO Online - It has never been easier for cybercriminals to infect your business with malware or ransomware. A vast array of malware tools can...

February 15, 2019 06:27 PM

New Professional Development Institute Aims to Combat Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Infosec -- Dark Reading - The (ISC)2 announces a new institute for working cybersecurity professionals to continue their education.

February 15, 2019 06:25 PM

How to Create a Dream Team for the New Age of Cybersecurity

Infosec -- Dark Reading - When each member of your security team is focused on one narrow slice of the pie, it's easy for adversaries to enter through the...

February 15, 2019 06:25 PM

Focus on Security First, Before Coding the Next Feature Set

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - Before you start working on the next set of product features, I implore you to do a security assessment.

As we were...

February 15, 2019 06:01 PM

Hacker who stole 620 million records strikes again, stealing 127 million more

Tech -- TechCrunch - A hacker who stole close to 620 million user records from 16 websites has stolen another 127 million records from 8 more websites,...

February 15, 2019 05:39 PM

February 14, 2019

GDPR Is Tough and Set to Get Even Tougher

Web Marketing -- CMS Wire - Many enterprises don't believe they have a GDPR problem. Most enterprises think they have it under control. However, figures in the...

February 14, 2019 08:49 PM

What CEOs Need to Know About the Future of Cybersecurity

Infosec -- Infosec Island - Until recently, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) received information and reports encouraging them to consider information...

February 14, 2019 08:42 PM

Adventures of Cyber Security Monitoring During 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - With all the Russian election hacking scandals in the news during and after the 2016 Presidential election,...

February 14, 2019 08:42 PM

Ubuntu snapd flaw allows getting root access to the system.

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Expert discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability in default installations of Ubuntu Linux that resides in the snapd...

February 14, 2019 08:41 PM

How to Defend Against The runC Container Vulnerability

Infosec -- Threat Stack - Earlier this week security researchers Adam Iwaniuk and Borys Poplawski published details on a vulnerability in runC, the underlying...

February 14, 2019 08:40 PM

4 Ransomware Trends to Watch in 2019

Infosec -- Recorded Future - At the end of each year for the last two years, I have written articles predicting trends in ransomware for the next coming...

February 14, 2019 08:39 PM

Palo Alto Networks Now Offers SOC Services

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - Every second matters when responding to an attack. Today, many security analysts are inundated with imprecise alerts...

February 14, 2019 08:31 PM

Azure Stack User Defined Routing Problem

Enterprise -- Azure Field Notes - I'm writing this post to highlight a problem I've encountered with User Defined Routes/Route Tables, and their implementation...

February 14, 2019 08:30 PM

Carbonite sees transformative opportunity in security market with Webroot acquisition

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - Carbonite retreads a path that others have taken with their announced purchase of Webroot, bringing together natural adjacencies...

February 14, 2019 08:19 PM

Tenable Doubles Cyber Exposure Technology Integrations to Help Customers Manage and Measure Cyber Risk Holistically

Globe Newswire -- Tenable(r), Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced that the company more than doubled its Cyber Exposure Ecosystem throughout 2018,...

February 14, 2019 07:15 PM

January 2019's Most Wanted Malware: A Significant New Threat Speaks Up

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Check Point's researchers detect growth of 'SpeakUp' - a new Linux backdoor which is spreading the XMRig crypto-mining malware...

February 14, 2019 07:15 PM

February 13, 2019

How to Locate Security Issues in Your API

Enterprise -- Architects Zone - According to Gartner, by 2022, API abuse will be the most frequented attack vector in enterprises. Today, a popular API security...

February 13, 2019 07:12 PM

Symantec Acquires Software Defined Perimeter and Zero Trust Innovator Luminate Security to Extend the Power of Integrated Cyber Defense in the Cloud Generation

Business Wire -- Symantec Corp. today announced the acquisition of Luminate Security, a privately held company with pioneering Software Defined Perimeter technology.

February 13, 2019 06:33 PM

Akamai earnings beat on cyber-security strength

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Akamai Technologies Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and forecast current-quarter profit above estimates,...

February 13, 2019 06:32 PM

Exploit kits: winter 2019 review

Infosec -- Malwarebytes Unpacked - Active malvertising campaigns in December and the new year have kept exploit kit activity from hibernating in winter...

February 13, 2019 06:19 PM

Microsoft Patches Zero-Day Browser Bug Under Active Attack

Infosec -- Threatpost - In its February Patch Tuesday bulletin Microsoft patches four public bugs and one that under active attack.

February 13, 2019 06:18 PM

Major Container Security Flaw Threatens Cascading Attacks

Infosec -- Threatpost - A fundamental component of container technologies like Docker, cri-o, containerd and Kubernetes contains an important vulnerability...

February 13, 2019 06:14 PM

Transforming Alert Fatigue Into Proactive Security Management

Infosec -- Threat Stack - In a recent study, 72% of CISOs stated that their teams are facing alert fatigue, while 82% of respondents to a Threat Stack survey...

February 13, 2019 06:14 PM

Microsoft charts progress in out-boxing security vulnerabilities

Infosec -- The Daily Swig - Exploit mitigation can only go so far

February 13, 2019 06:13 PM

Introducing PAN-OS 9.0: Stop Threats Hiding in DNS, Close Security Gaps

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - Today, we're excited to announce PAN-OS 9.0, the latest version of the software that powers our next-generation firewalls....

February 13, 2019 05:46 PM

February 12, 2019

Trend Micro Survey Finds 80 Percent of U.S. Businesses Expect a Critical Breach in 2019

Business Wire -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released the results of its Cyber Risk Index...

February 12, 2019 08:07 PM

Vulnerability Management Solution Tripwire IP360 Now Discovers More Than 200,000 Conditions

Business Wire -- Tripwire Announces Expanded Coverage and Remediation Guidance for Vulnerability Management Solution Tripwire IP360

February 12, 2019 08:04 PM

McAfee's Ken McCray Recognized as 2019 CRN(r) Channel Chief

Business Wire -- McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, announced today that CRN(r), a brand of The Channel Company, has named Ken McCray, head of...

February 12, 2019 08:03 PM

Comtech Telecommunication Corp. Receives $11.9 Million in Orders for Cyber Training

Business Wire -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today, that during its second quarter of fiscal 2019, its Command...

February 12, 2019 08:03 PM

CI Security Launches Insight Partner Program to Improve Cybersecurity for More Organizations

Business Wire -- More businesses and organizations deserve modern, realistic cyber security. To reach that wider range of customers, CI Security is announcing...

February 12, 2019 08:02 PM

Why Russia is planning to briefly disconnect from the internet

Think -- Big Think - Russia hopes to find out how smoothly it could transition to a self-contained internet in the event foreign actors tried to disconnect...

February 12, 2019 07:59 PM

620 million accounts stolen from 16 hacked websites available for sale on the dark web

Infosec -- Security Affairs - 620 million accounts stolen from 16 hacked websites (Dubsmash, Armor Games, 500px, Whitepages, ShareThis) available for sale...

February 12, 2019 06:47 PM

Micropatch released for Adobe Reader zero-day vulnerability

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - The 0patch fix temporarily patches a data-stealing exploit in Adobe Reader.

February 12, 2019 06:28 PM

Patch this run(DM)c Docker flaw or you be illin'... Tricky containers can root host boxes. It's like that - and that's the way it is

Enterprise -- The Register - 'Doomsday scenario' unless devops crowd walks this way

Aleksa Sarai, a senior software engineer at SUSE Linux GmbH, has disclosed...

February 12, 2019 06:21 PM