CyberSecurity


A Dose of AI

A Dose of AI

What is Artificial Intelligence? We’ve all heard the term, but what does it mean? For some it evokes imagery of a cinematic world’s end; for others, it is the Easy Button come to reality.



Report: 67 Percent of Businesses Lack Confidence of Full Recovery After Cyber Attack

New research commissioned by Cohesity reveals the majority of businesses do not have the necessary cyber resilience strategies or data security capabilities required to address today’s escalating cyber threats and maintain business continuity. Furthermore, their cyber resilience efforts are not keeping pace with cyber threats, with data security and recovery technology deficiencies reducing cyber insurance eligibility and increasing the fallout of a successful attack.

Cyber Threat Readiness Report Reveals Misalignment Between Execs, Security Analysts

Swimlane recently announced the release of the “2023 Cyber Threat Readiness Report” based on research conducted by Dimensional Research. The report reveals a lack of executive understanding and an ever-widening talent gap that is placing an unsustainable burden on security teams to prevent business-ending breaches.

New Malware Discovered Targeting Small Office/Home Office Routers

New Malware Discovered Targeting Small Office/Home Office Routers

For the third time in the past year, Black Lotus Labs–the threat research arm of Lumen Technologies– has discovered a new malware that targets small office/home office (SOHO) routers.

Survey: Only 2% of Organizations Feel Confident with Current Cybersecurity Strategies

Survey: Only 2% of Organizations Feel Confident with Current Cybersecurity Strategies

OPSWAT, a provider of critical infrastructure protection (CIP) cybersecurity solutions, recently released the findings of its 2023 State of Web Application Security report, based on an online survey of over 400 executive leaders, managers, and senior contributors. The survey provides a deep dive into the evolving state of web applications and cloud infrastructure and highlights a concerning disconnect.

Report: 85 Percent of Organizations are Adopting Multicloud Strategies

Report: 85 Percent of Organizations are Adopting Multicloud Strategies

Pluralsight recently released its second annual State of Cloud Report, which compiles survey results from more than 1,000 technologists and leaders in the United States, Europe, Australia, and India on the most current trends and challenges in cloud strategy and learning. The study findings reveal a large multicloud skills gap, underscoring how critical cloud skills development is for organizations to ensure the multicloud reward outweighs the risk.

Envisioning the Future After Deploying SASE

Envisioning the Future After Deploying SASE

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) converges networking functions and security tools into a unified cloud-based service delivered at each edge. It fundamentally transforms how organizations approach enterprise networking and cybersecurity. As with any transformative initiative, gaining leadership support can be the biggest challenge. CSOs and CISOs must look beyond the technical considerations to emphasize the strategic and financial value SASE provides.

City of Las Vegas Better Secures Access to Sensitive Data, Critical Infrastructure

City of Las Vegas Better Secures Access to Sensitive Data, Critical Infrastructure

Veza recently announced that City of Las Vegas has deployed Veza to secure access to sensitive data and critical infrastructure as it moves from a centralized, legacy infrastructure to a hybrid, multi-cloud environment.

Study: Three in Four People at Risk of Being Hacked Due to Poor Password Practices

Study: Three in Four People at Risk of Being Hacked Due to Poor Password Practices

Keeper Security has recently released the results of its latest study, The Keeper Password Management Report: Unifying Perception with Reality. Assessing the password habits of over 8,000 individuals across the US, UK, France and Germany , the report reveals that 3 in 4 (75%) people globally don't adhere to widely-accepted password best practices, with a majority (64%) either using weak passwords or repeat variations of passwords to protect their online accounts.

MCi Protects its Customers Worldwide with Enterprise-grade Cyber Security

Serving state, local governments and global Fortune 100 companies in the energy, mining, manufacturing, and chemicals industries, Management Controls Inc. (MCi) needed to transform its cyber security to the world-class level expected by its long list of prestigious customers.

Survey: More Than 40% of IT Leaders Doubt Their Digital Infrastructure Is Prepared to Accommodate AI Tech

More than four in 10 IT leaders surveyed globally (42%) believe their existing IT infrastructure is not fully prepared for the demands of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, despite its widespread adoption across industries

Why Hackers Have Their Sights Set on Healthcare

Why Hackers Have Their Sights Set on Healthcare

We see it time and time again, the headlines splashed along newspapers and email newsletters that a hospital or its network of offices have been hit in a cybersecurity attack. Now more than ever, we continue to expect that attackers will target nursing homes, doctors’ offices, and other medical facilities due to the immense pressure the industry is facing to modernize. While the advancements in technology are vital to ensuring better patient care, they also open doors for threat actors everywhere.

The Need for a Comprehensive Strategy Addressing Cybersecurity and Quantum Technology

The Need for a Comprehensive Strategy Addressing Cybersecurity and Quantum Technology

Over the past two years, the Biden Administration has taken a series of steps centered on quantum and cybersecurity.

The Physical Security World and Beyond

A cybersecurity breach is one of the greatest risks organizations face today, especially given how connected our world is, including intelligent locks and access control systems. The potential impact of cybercrime is astounding.

Enhancing Situational Awareness

In an era marked by technological advancements and increasing security concerns, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into video surveillance systems has revolutionized situational awareness and critical infrastructure protection.

Survey: Insider Threats Surge Across U.S. Critical Infrastructure

Survey: Insider Threats Surge Across U.S. Critical Infrastructure

Over three-quarters (77%) of organizations across US critical national infrastructure (CNI) have seen a rise in insider-driven cyber threats in the last three years, according to new research by leading cyber security services firm Bridewell.

FTC Warns About Misuses of Biometric Information and Harm to Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission recently issued a warning that the increasing use of consumers’ biometric information and related technologies, including those powered by machine learning, raises significant consumer privacy and data security concerns and the potential for bias and discrimination.

Report: 47 Percent of Internet Traffic is From Bots

Report: 47 Percent of Internet Traffic is From Bots

Imperva Inc. recently released 2023 Imperva Bad Bot Report, a global analysis of automated bot traffic across the internet. In 2022, nearly half (47.4%) of all internet traffic came from bots, a 5.1% increase over the previous year. The proportion of human traffic (52.6%) decreased to its lowest level in eight years.

Sentra Joins AWS ISV Accelerate Program

Sentra, a cloud data security company, announced at the RSA Conference, that it has been accepted into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Accelerate Program, a co-sell program for AWS Partners who provide software solutions that run on or integrate with AWS.

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  • ISC West 2024 is a Rousing Success

    The 2024 ISC West security tradeshow marked a pivotal moment in the industry, showcasing cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions to address evolving security challenges. Exhibitors left the event with a profound sense of satisfaction, as they witnessed a high level of engagement from attendees and forged valuable connections with potential clients and partners. Read Now

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New Products

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

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    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3