CyberSecurity


Cybersixgill Releases Annual State of the Underground Report, Revealing Dark Web Threat Actor Activities and Behaviors in 2023

Cybersixgill, cyber threat intelligence data provider, announced recently its newest report, State of the Underground 2024, which analyzes the company’s collected intelligence from the clear, deep, and dark web in 2023. The report features insights from the company’s threat intelligence experts into underground cybercriminal discourse, tactics, and behaviors, comparing them with trends and data from previous years and revealing the current state of threat actors’ activities and targets.



Sentry Enterprises Welcomes Joseph Hayes as Chief Product Officer

Sentry Enterprises, provider of evolutionizing digital identity and data privacy, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Joseph Hayes as its new Chief Product Officer. With an impressive career that spans over a decade across giants such as Mastercard, Visa, and Walmart, Joseph brings to Sentry a wealth of experience in the digital payments and identity sectors.

President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more

Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious.

Milestone Systems Joins CVE Program To Enhance Cybersecurity Transparency

Milestone Systems, a provider of video technology, has partnered with the Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE®) Program as a CVE Numbering Authority (CNA).

Government is Top Targeted Industry for DDoS Attacks in Q4 2023

The government sector experienced a surge of DDoS attacks in Q4 according to Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN), a global leader in integrated network and cybersecurity solutions. The Lumen Quarterly DDoS & Application Threat Report for Q4 2023 analyzes data from its DDoS mitigation platform and application protection partner, ThreatX, to provide an overview of the DDoS and application-layer attacks that targeted organizations in the last quarter of 2023.

A Fundamental Guide to Endpoint Security

This article aims to help demystify the various endpoint security technologies you may come across during your research, highlight the primary differences and explain how they can complement each other.

Graylog Announces Free API Security Tool Expanding Enterprise Access to API Discovery and Threat Monitoring

Graylog, a provider of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and log management solutions, today announces the release of a free version of Graylog API Security. This API discovery and monitoring tool makes API security accessible to enterprises of all sizes at a time when API-related attacks are on the rise. Uniquely, Graylog API Security enables organizations to identify and classify APIs, and then detect and receive alerts on threats from inside the perimeter.

World's Critical Infrastructure Suffered 13 Cyber Attacks Every Second in 2023

In the last year, the world’s critical infrastructure – the medical, power, communications, waste, manufacturing, and transportation equipment that connects people and machines – has been under near-constant attack. Forescout Research – Vedere Labs recorded more than 420 million attacks between January and December 2023. That is 13 attacks per second, a 30% increase from 2022.

Staying Ahead of Cyber Threats: Three Security Trends to Watch in 2024

In 2024, global cloud spending is expected to grow more than 20% as more organizations implement a cloud-first approach. As assets increasingly shift to hybrid and multi-cloud environments, security strategies will be top of mind while threat actors look for opportunities to exploit vulnerabilities across interconnected cloud deployments.

Versa Networks Launches Unified SASE Gateway that Scales Beyond 100 Gbps

Versa Networks, provider of AI/ML-powered Unified Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), recently announced availability of a new line of Unified SASE gateways delivering 100+ Gbps throughput to meet the growing need for compute scale, driven by the industry’s increased convergence of networking and security.

i-PRO Shares Privacy Tips for International Data Privacy Day 2024

i-PRO Co., Ltd. (formerly Panasonic security) a global leader in professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, today shared tips on protecting the privacy of data captured from video surveillance systems. According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 137 out of 194 countries have put in place legislation to secure the protection of data and privacy. This trend is expected to accelerate this year as legislation is introduced around the ethical use of AI.

Zscaler Introduces Zero Trust SASE, Built on Zero Trust AI

Zscaler Inc., provider of cloud security, announced Zscaler Zero Trust SASE, an industry first, single-vendor SASE solution built utilizing Zscaler Zero Trust AI to help organizations reduce cost and complexity while implementing Zero Trust security across users, devices, and workloads. Additionally, Zscaler announced general availability for its Zero Trust SD-WAN solution and portfolio of plug-and-play appliances to help customers modernize secure connectivity for branch offices, factories, and data centers while also eliminating the need for ineffective firewalls and VPNs.

Strata Identity Names Erik Ruby Head of Sales to Lead Market Expansion for Identity Orchestration Platform

Strata Identity, the Identity Orchestration company, recently announced that Erik Ruby has joined the company as Head of Sales. The former Sumo Logic and SnapLogic executive brings a wealth of cloud security, SaaS, and infrastructure domain expertise to Strata’s management team and will lead market expansion for the Maverics Identity Orchestration platform.

Cigent Pre-Boot Authentication Approved for Inclusion on National Security Agency Central Security Service Components List

Cigent Technology Inc, recently announced that its pre-boot authentication software has been approved for inclusion on the National Security Agency Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) components list for the Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) program.

Survey: 68 Percent of IT Workers Feel Overwhelmed by Data Access Restrictions

CData Software, a provider of data connectivity solutions, recently released its research report, “Data Connectivity: The Missing Link for IT,” to offer insights into the current state of data connectivity among organizations and reveal how businesses can get the most out of their data in 2024. The survey, conducted among 550 data and analytics professionals across Operations (Ops) and IT in organizations with over 200 employees, found that increasing data requests overwhelm IT teams, but security concerns hinder their ability to provide employees with access to timely data

Navigating the SASE Landscape

Networking and security have traditionally been separate solutions layered into complex architectures. While some vendors attempted to combine security into their networking gear, this often meant throwing more boxes at customers or stitching basic filtering into their gear. This further complicated corporate infrastructures by deploying multiple tools from multiple vendors, and none of them seamlessly worked well together or shared context. Realizing this chaos required a better solution. Several vendors pursued efforts to bring networking and security together in a single solution, to varying degrees of success. And in 2019, Gartner defined these efforts as SASE, or Secure Access Service Edge.

Precision Computer Services Forges Strategic Partnership with Third Wave Innovations to Enhance Client Cybersecurity and Compliance

Third Wave Innovations, an integrated risk solutions provider for network and security operations, today announced a strategic partnership with Precision Computer Services (PCS), a nationally recognized IT systems integrator.

Report: Cyber Event is the Top Global Business Risk of 2024

Cyber incidents such as ransomware attacks, data breaches, and IT disruptions are the biggest worry for companies globally in 2024, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer. The closely interlinked peril of Business interruption ranks second. Natural catastrophes (up from #6 to #3 year-on-year), Fire, explosion (up from #9 to #6), and Political risks and violence (up from #10 to #8) are the biggest risers in the latest compilation of the top global business risks, based on the insights of more than 3,000 risk management professionals.

Survey: 77 Percent of Financial Organizations Experienced Cyberattack in Last 12 Months

Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor that makes data security easy, recently revealed additional findings for the financial, banking and accounting sector from its survey of 1,610 IT and security professionals from more than 100 countries. According to the report, within the last 12 months, 77% of financial organizations detected a cyberattack, compared to 68% among other industries. Phishing and ransomware were the most common types of attacks across all sectors.

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  • A8V MIND

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    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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    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3