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As cyberattacks continue to proliferate in volume and increase in sophistication, many organizations acknowledge that some part of their breach protection must be outsourced, introducing a million-dollar question of what type of service to choose form. Today, Cynet releases the Security Outsourcing Guide (download here), providing IT Security executives with clear and actionable guidance on …

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At a certain point, almost every organization reaches the conclusion that there is a need to move past just the standard AV and firewall stack in order to soundly protect their environment. The common practice in recent years is to gain extra protection through implementing either EDREPP solutions (represented by vendors like Crowdstrike and Carbon …

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Complying with cyber regulations forms a significant portion of the CISO’s responsibility. Compliance is, in fact, one of the major drivers in the purchase and implementation of new security products. But regulations come in multiple different colors and shapes – some are tailored to a specific vertical, while others are industry-agnostic. Some bare explicit consequences …

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Humankind had come a long way from the time when the Internet became mainstream. What started as a research project ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) funded by DARPA has grown exponentially and has single-handedly revolutionized human behavior. When WWW (world wide web) came into existence, it was meant to share information over the Internet, …

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Recently uncovered two huge processor vulnerabilities called Meltdown and Spectre have taken the whole world by storm, while vendors are rushing out to patch the vulnerabilities in its products. The issues apply to all modern processors and affect nearly all operating systems (Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, macOS, FreeBSD, and more), smartphones and other computing devices …

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Image: VMware VMware in 2012 made a $1 billion bet on the small startup Nicira that enterprise IT managers would see the value of server and storage virtualization and extend that construct to the network. VMware’s follow-on product to Nicira—the NSX network hypervisor—seems to have paid off. NSX is best known for the ability to …

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Typical malware detection software functions based on signature detection or identifiable pieces of code that are unique to a particular type of infection. Other malware, such as ransomware, doesn’t always leave a trace per se; however, through heuristics scanning, the behaviors specific to ransomware may be detected and halted, allowing users to take action to …

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The blockchain is powerful technology that enables Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, and other virtual currencies to be open, anonymous, and secure. The code also empowers countless innovations beyond cryptocurrency. The blockchain is a database of details about every Bitcoin transaction. Often referred to as a “public ledger,” the log contains metadata about when and how each …

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Image: Apple Apple Pay is a mobile payment solution based on Near Field Communication (NFC) technology that was released alongside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in September 2014. The service launched with a few hundred thousand point of sale (POS) locations supporting the service, and has grown to a service that is supported …

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Ransomware is the fastest growing form of cyberattack. It’s easy for hackers to deploy, there are myriad ways to become infected, and it forces victims to pay perpetrators in Bitcoin, prepaid credit cards, and other untraceable, electronic forms of money. Ransomware saves attackers all the hassle of stealing credit card numbers and personal info—why do …