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Five Strategies to Defend Against Automated Cyber-Attacks

Five Strategies to Defend Against Automated Cyber-Attacks

Cybercriminals are now using highly advanced automation tools to deploy malware with much greater speed and scale. CISOs in India can no longer rely on a manual approach in cyber defense as cyber-attacks have become automated, riding on escalating infrastructure trends in cloud adoption and encryption. According to Fortinet, hackers have been using automated tools

IBM Mainframe Ushers in New Era of Data Protection

  IBM recently shipped the first of its breakthrough IBM Z mainframe from its factory in Poughkeepsie, NY. The IBM Z is the world’s most powerful and secure transaction system capable of running more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day – equivalent to 400 Cyber Mondays. The security, high-performance and massive scale of the

Checkmarx Acquires Codebashing to Redefine Secure Coding Education

Checkmarx, a global leader in application security testing solutions, today announced its acquisition of Codebashing, a leading application security education company that delivers Game-like AppSec Training for Developers. Through acquisition, Checkmarx will provide interactive tools to further developer application security knowledge and deliver secure applications even faster Traditional secure coding education is ineffective and cannot scale

Fortinet Launches Global Threat Intelligence Service

FortiGuard threat intelligence service arms CISOs with actionable and prioritized threat intelligence enabling a quick and proactive response to targeted attacks. Fortinet announced a new threat intelligence service that arms Cybersecurity leaders with cyber situational awareness highlighting the latest threat trends and cyber risks facing their organizations. Fortinet’s FortiGuard Threat Intelligence Service (TIS) enables CISOs

IBM X-Force Red Launches New Services for Automotive Industry and IoT

IBM Security Testing Group Expands with Notable Industry Hires and New Investments in Tools IBM Security announced the launch of two new security testing practice areas focused on automotive security and the Internet of Things (IoT). The new services will be delivered via an elite team of IBM X-Force Red researchers focused on testing backend

New Ready-to-Attack Dangerous Banking Trojan Caught in the Wild

Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected NukeBot – new malware which has been designed to steal the credentials of online banking customers. Earlier versions of the Trojan were known to the security industry as TinyNuke, but lacked the features necessary to launch attacks. The latest versions however, are fully operable, and contain code to target the

Symantec to Acquire Skycure and Fireglass

Symantec has recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S. and Israel-based Skycure, a leader in mobile threat defense. Following completion of the acquisition, Skycure’s predictive threat detection techniques will enrich Symantec’s enterprise and consumer mobility offerings to help organizations more confidently address the needs of the increasingly mobile workforce, enabling

Organisations in India are Dedicating More Budget to Cybersecurity

Despite increased spending, Palo Alto Networks study revealed 41 per cent of companies in India have lost over 64 lakhs in the current financial year. Palo Alto Networks, the next-generation security company, today announced the results of its report entitled ‘The State of Cybersecurity in Asia-Pacific’, which revealed that cybersecurity budgets have increased for 92

Check Point teams with Microsoft Intune to Secure Enterprise Mobility

Check Point Software announced its product integration of Check Point SandBlast Mobile with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) to secure mobile devices in the enterprise. Cyberattacks have evolved beyond the enterprise perimeter, breaching mobile environments; yet only one percent of enterprises have deployed mobile security technologies. The integration of Check Point SandBlast Mobile, the market-leading

Trend Micro and VMware Collaborate to Enhance Enterprise Mobile Security

Trend Micro Joins the VMware Mobile Security Alliance and Integrates Its Mobile Security for Enterprise Solution with VMware Workspace ONE and VMware AirWatch. As mobile security threats continue to grow, from 2 million unique threats in 2014 to 34 million unique threats so far in 2017, IT leaders are confronted with the challenge of managing

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