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, a provider of video technology, has partnered with the Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE®) Program as a CVE Numbering Authority (CNA).
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
- By Pascal Menezes
- Jan 24, 2024
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 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 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, 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 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.
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
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.
- By Demetris Booth
- Jan 18, 2024
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.
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.
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.
Axiad, a provider of organization-wide passwordless orchestration, today announced the results of its 2023 State of Authentication Survey. The survey investigated the types of cyberattacks respondents were most afraid of and prepared for, how their organizations held up against password-based attacks, if and why companies are still using passwords, and what cybersecurity technologies companies plan to use in 2024.
Security Today is pleased to announce the 2023 CyberSecured Awards winners. Fifteen companies are being recognized this year for their network products and other cybersecurity initiatives that secure our world today.
Panther Labs, a cybersecurity innovator for detection and response at scale, today announced the launch of its new Security Data Lake Search and Splunk Integration capabilities. These offerings mark a critical leap forward in managing security risks in today’s cloud-first landscape.