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How Malware and Bots Steal Your Data

Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 09, 2019
Tech advances like the cloud, mobile technology, and the app-based software model have changed the way today’s modern business operates. They’ve also changed the way criminals attack and steal from businesses. Criminals strive to be agile in much the same way that companies do. Spreading malware is a favorite technique among attackers. According to the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 28% of data breaches included malware.¹ While malware’s pervasiveness may not come as a surprise to many people, what’s not always so well understood is that automating app attacks—by means of malicious bots —is the most common way cybercriminals commit their crimes and spread malware. It helps them achieve scale.
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F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd

Automation's Rising Tide: How to Manage Bots in Today's World

Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 09, 2019
Have you ever wished for an army of clones to do all your thankless tasks and chores? Well, that fantasy is becoming a reality—at least on the Internet. And while they may not be actual clones, bots have begun doing lots of digital dirty work. Managing your relationship with bots—good and bad—has become an inherent part of doing business in a connected world. With more than half of online traffic initiated by autonomous programs, it’s clear that bots are a driving force of technological change, and they’re here to stay.¹ As bot technology, machine learning, and AI continue to evolve, so will the threats they pose. And while some bots are good, many are malicious—and the cybercriminals behind them are targeting your apps. Preparing your organization to deal with the impact of bots on your business is essential to developing a sustainable strategy that will enable you to grow as you adapt to the new bot-enabled world.
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F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd

The Next Wave of the Bot-Driven Brute Force Attack

Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 19, 2019
"Safeguarding the identity of users and managing the level of access they have to critical business applications could be the biggest security challenge organizations face in today’s assumed- breach world. Over 6,500 publicly disclosed data breaches occurred in 2018 alone, exposing over 5 billion records—a large majority of which included usernames and passwords.1 This wasn’t new to 2018 though, as evidenced by the existence of an online, searchable database of 8 billion username and password combinations that have been stolen over the years (https://haveibeenpwned.com/), keeping in mind there are only 4.3 billion people worldwide that have internet access. These credentials aren’t stolen just for fun—they are the leading attack type for causing a data breach. And the driving force behind the majority of credential attacks are bots—malicious ones—because they enable cybercriminals to achieve scale. That’s why prioritizing secure access and bot protection needs to be part of every organ
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F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd

Automation's Rising Tide: How To Manage Bots In Today's World

Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 19, 2019
"Have you ever wished for an army of clones to do all your thankless tasks and chores? Well, that fantasy is becoming a reality—at least on the Internet. And while they may not be actual clones, bots have begun doing lots of digital dirty work. Managing your relationship with bots—good and bad—has become an inherent part of doing business in a connected world. With more than half of online traffic initiated by autonomous programs, it’s clear that bots are a driving force of technological change, and they’re here to stay.1 As bot technology, machine learning, and AI continue to evolve, so will the threats they pose. And while some bots are good, many are malicious—and the cybercriminals behind them are targeting your apps. Preparing your organization to deal with the impact of bots on your business is essential to developing a sustainable strategy that will enable you to grow as you adapt to the new bot-enabled world."
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F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd

Critical Watch 2019

Published By: Alert Logic     Published Date: Oct 25, 2019
SMB Threatscape 2019 Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting small and mid-sized businesses with limited budgets and staff constraints. Get the nine key insights that can help keep you secure. Read the findings from our analysis of 1.3 petabytes of data, 8.2 million verified incidents, and over 10.2 trillion log messages across 4,000+ organizations.
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Solution Brief: SIEMLESS Threat Management

Published By: Alert Logic     Published Date: Oct 25, 2019
As the variety and sophistication of exploits continues to grow, even large, mature Fortune 100 security teams feel unprotected. How well are your security systems and tools doing blocking threats from the most sophisticated cybercriminals? Download this resource to learn about a threat management approach designed to address today’s evolving cybersecurity threats, expanding compliance risks, and all-too-common resource constraints.
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Alert Logic

The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity

Published By: Pine Cove Consulting     Published Date: Oct 03, 2019
Cybersecurity just isn't getting any easier. While protection technolgoies continue to advance at a rapid pace, so do the cybercriminals trying to circumvent them. Rather than continuing further with the same approach to cybersecurity, it’s time to move to cybersecurity as a system. By enabling security products to share information and work together in real time you can stay ahead of the threats while also freeing up valuable IT resources.
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Pine Cove Consulting

Definitive Guide to Next-generation Fraud Prevention

Published By: Iovation     Published Date: Aug 02, 2019
The digitalization of business processes and the advent of mobile computing have given rise to the next generation of fraud. Cybercriminals have a variety of tools and techniques—as well as opportunities—to steal money and services. Furthermore, traditional fraud prevention tools often fail to stop this fraudulent activity. Companies need a new approach to fraud prevention—one that stops fraud early and preserves the user experience. Companies with an online presence must have the ability to: Detect and respond to fraudulent activity before incurring losses Leverage human insight and machine learning to identify advanced fraud Work with other fraud analysts to identify larger fraud trends and stop cybercriminals on a global scale Block more fraud while reducing fraud prevention costs This book explores how companies can leverage a next-generation fraud prevention solution to stop more fraud while reducing costs and providing a positive user experience for trusted customers.
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Iovation

Authentication at the Network’s Edge: The Federal Government’s Journey to Secure Mobile Devices

Published By: Panasonic     Published Date: Oct 10, 2019
Mobility is critical to government productivity, but mobile data and devices present attractive targets to cybercriminals seeking to exploit vulnerabilities across the spectrum.
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Panasonic

Voici trois mesures simples qui vous aideront à protéger votre entreprise contre les cyberattaques.

Published By: Dell SB     Published Date: Aug 27, 2019
Bon nombre de propriétaires de PME pensent que cela n’arrive qu’aux autres et que leur entreprise est trop petite pour être la cible de piratages, d’attaques par rançongiciel et d’autres types de cybercriminalité. D’autres sont conscients de l’importance de la cybersécurité, mais estiment qu’ils n’ont pas les ressources nécessaires pour en faire une priorité. Ce sont là quelques-unes des raisons pour lesquelles pas moins de 90 % des PME n’ont pas établi de système de protection pour leurs données ou celles de leurs clients.
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Cisco 2018 Cybersecurity Report

Published By: Cisco EMEA     Published Date: Mar 14, 2018
What if defenders could see the future? If they knew an attack was coming, they could stop it, or at least mitigate its impact and help ensure what they need to protect most is safe. The fact is, defenders can see what’s on the horizon. Many clues are out there—and obvious. For years, Cisco has been warning defenders about escalating cybercriminal activity around the globe. In this, our latest annual cybersecurity report, we present data and analysis from Cisco threat researchers and several of our technology partners about attacker behavior observed over the past 12 to 18 months.
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Crisis Preparation: 3 Myths

Published By: Frontier Communications     Published Date: Dec 22, 2016
This infographic highlights a few common misconceptions about protecting yourself when Mother Nature wreaks vengeance, your workplace becomes a no man’s land, or cybercriminals attack.
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Frontier Communications

CARBONITE: A CORNERSTONE FOR RANSOMWARE PROTECTION & RECOVERY

Published By: Carbonite     Published Date: Apr 09, 2018
Malware that encrypts a victim’s data until the extortionist’s demands are met is one of the most common forms of cybercrime. And the prevalence of ransomware attacks continues to increase. Cybercriminals are now using more than 50 different forms of ransomware to target and extort money from unsuspecting individuals and businesses. Ransomware attacks are pervasive. More than 4,000 ransomware attacks happen every day, and the volume of attacks is increasing at a rate of 300 percent annually.1 According to an IDT911 study, 84 percent of small and midsize businesses will not meet or report ransomware demands.2 No one is safe from ransomware, as it attacks enterprises and SMBs, government agencies, and individuals indiscriminately. While ransomware demands more than doubled in 2016 to $679 from $294 in 2015, the cost of remediating the damage and lost productivity is many multiples higher.3 Ransomware is the equivalent of catastrophic data loss, except
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Carbonite

Evolve Your Website Security

Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Aug 15, 2017
Stay ahead of the evolving threats. Organized crime is driving the rapid growth and sophisticated evolution of advanced threats that put entire website ecosystems at risk, and no organization is safe. The stealthy nature of these threats gives cybercriminals the time to go deeper into website environments, very often with severe consequences. The longer the time before detection and resolution, the more damage is inflicted. The risk and size of fines, lawsuits, reparation costs, damaged reputation, loss of operations, loss of sales, and loss of customers pile up higher and higher. The complexity of website security management and lack of visibility across website ecosystems is further impacted by the fact that it is nearly impossible to know how and where to allocate resources. Website security must be evolved in line with these growing threats and challenges.
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Symantec

Reducing Risk in the Face of Cyberattacks and Data Loss Exposure

Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Aug 02, 2018
Enterprises like yours face the growing risk of cyberattacks, which increases your exposure to the risk of data loss. One of the most menacing forms of these is ransomware, where your data is encrypted and literally held ransom—until you pay cybercriminals to release it, or you recover your data from a point in time before your systems were attacked. Such attacks and data losses make headlines —damaging your organization’s reputation. And with new regulations concerning data protection coming into force (such as those introduced by the US Department of the Treasury and the European Union) failing to prepare for a quick recovery from a cyberattack could mean serious financial penalties.
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Oracle

5 Must-Ask DNS Questions

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
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Akamai Technologies

5 Must-Ask DNS Questions

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
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Akamai Technologies

5 Must-Ask DNS Questions

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
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domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
    
Akamai Technologies

Hearts Continue to Bleed: Heartbleed One Year Later

Published By: Venafi     Published Date: Aug 07, 2015
It was recently found that most Global 2000 organisations have failed to completely remediate Heartbleed. This leaves these organisations vulnerable to cyberattacks, future brand damage, and intellectual property loss.
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Venafi

Failure to Protect Keys and Certificates Undermines Critical Security Controls

Published By: Venafi     Published Date: Aug 07, 2015
This paper reveals how not securing all of your keys and certificates enables cybercriminals to bypass controls like threat detection, data protection, firewalls, VPNs, DLP, privileged access, and authentication systems that you expect will mitigate threats.
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Venafi

The Good Fight

Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Mar 17, 2017
There’s a war being waged on all our networks, and security researchers around the world are on the front lines. Here’s the inside story of how our elite security-research team neutralized one of the biggest threats in years.
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cyersecurity, security, treat and vulnerability management, networks, cybercriminals, attacks
    
Cisco

Spear Phishing Attacks: Why They are Successful and How to Stop Them

Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Combating the Attack of Choice for Cybercriminals
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FireEye

Top Words Used in Spear Phishing Attacks

Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Aided by their targets' porous defenses and unwitting end users, today's cybercriminals are able to deliver advanced malware that exploits systems and enables a range of malicious activities.
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fireeye, spear phishing attacks, cybercriminals, malware, malicious activities, security, business technology
    
FireEye

Stop Unauthorized Privileged Access

Published By: Venafi     Published Date: Mar 26, 2015
Lax SSH security and management can lead to significant gaps in security controls. Cybercriminals target these gaps to gain full access to sensitive, regulated, and valuable systems and data. Read the solution brief, Stop Unauthorized Privileged Access, to close these SSH security gaps and protect your business: • Learn about the top SSH vulnerabilities • Discover how to reduce risk of SSH key misuse • Develop a strategy to manage and secure SSH keys
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Venafi

Failure to Protect Keys and Certificates Undermines Critical Security Controls

Published By: Venafi     Published Date: Mar 26, 2015
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) operators have proven they can breach enterprises like yours by undermining your critical security controls when you fail to protect digital certificates and cryptographic keys. Not securing all of your keys and certificates enables cybercriminals to bypass controls like threat detection, data protection, firewalls, VPNs, DLP, privileged access, and authentication systems that you expect will mitigate threats.
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keys, certificates, security controls, apt, advances persistent threat, cryptographic keys, cybercriminals, cyber attacks
    
Venafi
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