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Published By: Fortinet EMEA     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
Most organizations are in the midst of some form of digital transformation (DX), transforming how they bring products and services to the marketand ultimately deliver value to their customers. But DX initiatives also bring complexity for the network operations team. With business-critical services distributed across multiple clouds, this leads to potential performance issues, especially at branch locations. Given these realities, it is no wonder that software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) technology is rapidly going mainstream. Unfortunately, SD-WAN is an example of the paradox of DX: transformative technology can potentially move the business to the next level, but the expanded attack surface it creates can expose the organization to significant risk. That is why an SD-WAN deployment, like every other DX effort, should be accompanied by a security transformation (SX) that rethinks outdated principles, broadens protection beyond the data center, and integrates the security archit
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Published By: Fortinet EMEA     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
If your organization is one of the 95% of enterprises that operate in the cloud, you are already grappling with cloud security. And if your organization is one of the 85% of companies that use multiple Infrastructureas-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) clouds, you have additional issues to consider. Compared to the days when organizations managed everything on-premises or only had a handful of cloud deployments, this new multi-cloud world exacerbates the expansion of the attack surface and makes threat containment and accountability more difficult. Further, pressure on security teams to protect everything in the multi-cloud environment is leading to reactive and expensive threat management. If you are a security leader tasked with meeting the challenges of a multi-cloud environment, eventually youll find that siloed cloud security strategies fall short of the mark. But dont wait. Now is the time to consider a holistic security approach that reclaims control from dispa
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
"Businesses continue to evolve as digital technologies reshape industries. The workforce is mobile, and speed and efficiency are imperative, necessitating dynamic, cloud-based infrastructures and connectivity, as well as unhindered, secure application access from anywhere, on any device, at any time. Leaders must remove hurdles to progress, but new business initiatives and processes increase the attack surface, potentially putting the company at risk.
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
"Businesses continue to evolve as digital technologies reshape industries. The workforce is mobile, and speed and ef ciency are imperative, necessitating dynamic, cloud-based infrastructures and connectivity, as well as unhindered, secure application access from anywhere, on any device, at any time. Leaders must remove hurdles to progress, but new business initiatives and processes increase the attack surface, potentially putting the company at risk.
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digital technology, cloud, security, connectivity, authenticate
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
The moats and castle approach is an antiquated, yet a common way, of protecting the enterprise network. This paper describes a new way to protect the enterprise which hides applications from the Internet, outside of the firewall, with zero open ports and a minimal attack surface.
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security, enterprise security, eaa
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Mar 19, 2019
Digital security has never taken on greater urgency. Today we live in a fundamentally connected ecosystem where we increasingly work, play, and indeed live most of our lives online. Whether we are enterprise users or endpoint consumers, our digital experiences are increasingly delivered to us on our connected devices - wherever we are, whenever we want them. For InfoSec professionals, this interconnected ecosystem is wreaking havoc with the idea of "the perimeter." In fact, the perimeter as we know it no longer exits. The attack surface is always shifting and continues to disperse across a wider area. At the same time, attacks continue to grow in size and volume, and are increasingly targeted. No longer can you secure the perimeter and trust that nothing will get in or out. What you need to deploy and manage is being redefined right before your eyes, with or without you. You need to take security to the edge.
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Sep 21, 2017
At the network edge, where your apps meet the road and where new IoT devices will drive fundamental business change, consistent connectivity and strong networks keep users for good, improve device performance and drive the insights needed to stay competitive. Todays security leaders are tasked with protecting an attack surface that has never been more diverse or more complex Download this eBook to find the elements of complexity we have to deal with today.
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security solutions, ransomware, security technologies, protection technologies, risk assessment, it security, server protection
    
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Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Aug 07, 2018
Networks and attack surfaces are changing fast theres so much more than servers and endpoints. Now, youre responsible for securing everything from cloud platforms to DevOp containers to web apps. Cyber Exposure is an emerging discipline for measuring and managing cyber risk across this modern attack surface. This ebook takes a close look at Cyber Exposure, including the Cyber Exposure gap created by legacy security offerings and the Cyber Exposure platform designed to protect all computing assets. If youre responsible for guarding your organizations fast-changing assets, this ebook is a must-have.
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cyber exposure, vulnerability management, vulnerability assesment, vulnerabiility scanner, cyber risk management, cyber risk, cyber security, devops security, container security, mobile security, was, iot, ot security
    
Tenable
Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Aug 07, 2018
When it comes to IT infrastructure, its fair to say the perimeter has left the premises. Whether its discovering short-lived assets (e.g., containers), assessing cloud environments or maintaining web application security, todays attack surface presents a growing challenge to CISOs looking to understand and reduce their cyber risk. To combat this issue, a discipline called Cyber Exposure is emerging to help organizations manage and measure this risk. This ebook provides insights on how CISOs are addressing the modern attack surface.
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cyber exposure, iot, vulnerability management, cloud security, mobile security, container security
    
Tenable
Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Nov 06, 2018
How are your peers securing the expanding attack surface within and beyond the traditional perimeter? Digital transformation is putting pressure on every organizational function especially IT security. Whether its discovering short-lived assets like containers, assessing the state of cloud environments, or maintaining the security of web applications, accurately understanding and reducing cyber risk across your entire attack surface is a growing challenge. To give you perspective and insights into how other InfoSec leaders are addressing this challenge, join us at 2pm ET, March 15, 2018 for Panel Webinar: Reducing Cyber Exposure from Cloud to Containers. Tenable has assembled a panel of experts who will share their experiences and respond to your questions. Topics covered will include: Making the attack surface as small as possible Understanding asset priority and location Expanding visibility and control over assets beyond the perimeter Enhancing basic security practices to ac
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Tenable
Published By: Fidelis Cybersecurity     Published Date: May 15, 2019
When it comes to cybersecurity, you can only defend what you can see. Organizations continue to suffer breaches, oftentimes because they do not have continuous, real-time visibility of all their critical assets. With more data and applications moving to the cloud, IoT and other emerging technologies, the attack surface continues to expand, giving adversaries more blind spots to leverage. Watch a webinar with SANS where we examine how to: Discover, classify and profile assets and network communications Detect threats and decode content in real-time at wire speed Hunt for unknown threats via rich, indexable metadata Alter your terrain and attack surface with deception to slow down attackers By knowing your cyber terrain and increasing the risk of detection and cost to the adversary, you can gain a decisive advantage.
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Fidelis Cybersecurity
Published By: Fidelis Cybersecurity     Published Date: May 15, 2019
Its the start of a new year and amidst the countless predictions flooding the internet, one things for certain 2019 is shaping up to be the year of cloud adoption. Analysts are expecting that enterprise adoption of cloud will ramp up significantly, but with this migration and the continued adoption of mobile and IoT technologies, the attack surface is changing dramatically and this has major implications for security. Fundamentally, security boundaries extend from on premises infrastructure to cloud service provider environments where perimeters no longer exist. Organizations cannot defend themselves with the same strategies and tactics that applied when it did. In this brave new world of cloud, IoT and mobile technology, organizations must be agile and shift, extend, and evolve their perimeter-based defense practices to those that are more robust. Further, a comprehensive defense in depth approach enables defense of high value assets amidst a more unpredictable cyber security landsca
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Fidelis Cybersecurity
Published By: CA Technologies     Published Date: Jun 01, 2018
Challenge Businesses today must reduce the risk of security breaches to protect the valuable data within their organizations. At the same time, IT auditors are increasingly enforcing ever more stringent requirements on the business. The bottom line is that privileged accounts and privileged access are being targeted by hackers as a new attack surface and focused on by auditors who are insisting on greater controls around privileged accounts. Opportunity The right privileged access management solution provides comprehensive protection for your missioncritical servers with powerful, fine-grained controls over operating system-level access and privileged user actions. Capable of enforcing access controls on powerful native Superuser accountslike the UNIX and Linux root and Microsoft Windows administratorthis system-level, host-based privileged access management solution controls, monitors and audits privileged user activity, improving security and simplifying audit and compliance. B
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Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Feb 01, 2017
The frequency of mega breaches continues to rise at an alarming rate. In fact, crippling incidents involving tens of millions of customer records, theft of highly valuable intellectual property, and related criminal activity have become commonplace. This report asserts that many such breaches could be prevented by deploying next-generation endpoint protection technology in concert with an aggressive proactive hunting strategy. This potent combination provides the most effective means to reduce attack surfaces and defend against advanced adversaries.
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CrowdStrike
Published By: McAfee APAC     Published Date: Jun 25, 2019
Business is accelerating with technology. Technology is expanding the cyberattack surface. In todays survival of the fittest landscape, here are five ways to not just survive, but thrive with a layered and integrated defense that protects your entire digital terrain and all types of devices.
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McAfee APAC
Published By: Juniper Networks     Published Date: Sep 26, 2019
"This Ovum white paper is sponsored by Juniper Networks. It reveals that organisations need to update and upgrade their cybersecurity postures to defend themselves against today's threats. More than 80% of organisations in Asia are not protected against today's threats. Many of them depend on security investments made years ago, which cannot defend against new and emerging threats. The arrival of new technologies including cloud computing, the Internet of Things, mobility, bring your own device (BYOD), and social media have massively increased attack surfaces and expanded the threat landscape. Over the past two years, there has been a global infestation of ransomware attacks, which have wrought destruction across a growing number of businesses. Crypto-jacking, attacks on critical infrastructure, and data exfiltration are now commonly affecting businesses and consumers alike. The financial impact of these attacks is increasing rapidly and has already cost some organisations hundreds o
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Juniper Networks
Published By: Illusive Networks     Published Date: Apr 10, 2019
Attack Surface Manager (ASM) gives security teams unprecedented power to easily implement a cyber hygiene program to harden their networks against malicious lateral movement of cyberattackers. This paper provides an overview of common ways that Illusive's customers are using Attack Surface Manager, including fortifying PAM/PIM solutions, detecting insider threats and malicious insider activity, and providing powerful, automated Red Team functions.
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attack surface, cyber hygiene, vulnerability management, vulnerabilities, network vulnerability, threat management, vulnerability assessment, network security, privileged access management, identity access management, pam/pim solutions, illusive networks
    
Illusive Networks
Published By: Illusive Networks     Published Date: Apr 10, 2019
Do you know how attackers can move once theyre inside your network? The access footprint changes constantly as users log on and off, restart systems, change roles, and access resources. Until now, these conditions have only been visible when skilled analysts inspect individual systems. Attack Surface Manager reveals hidden credentials and paths to critical systems so you can continuously impede attacker movementwithout impeding the business.
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attack surface, cyber hygiene, vulnerability management, vulnerabilities, network vulnerability, threat management, vulnerability assessment, network security, privileged access management, identity access management, illusive networks
    
Illusive Networks
Published By: Sophos     Published Date: Mar 30, 2017
Ransomware threats like Cryptowall, TeslaCrypt, and Locky are on the rise, targeting organizations of all sizes. This paper explains how these attacks work, and why a large number of new infections continue to surface despite existing protective measures. It also provides practical short- and long-term steps that organizations should take to protect against them.
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security solutions, ransomware, security technologies, protection technologies, malicious email, it security, server protection
    
Sophos
Published By: F5 Networks Inc     Published Date: Mar 30, 2018
With the rate of cloud spending predicted to outpace overall IT spending six to one over the next few years, organizations are rightly concerned about ensuring that applications in the cloud enjoy the same level of security as apps deployed in data centers. Using the public cloud does alter your attack surface areaand leveraging multiple public and private clouds (aka multi-cloud) does so even more. Some threats get bigger, some get smaller. Some even go away, or at least drift out of your control, while new threats should move front and center in your security thinking.
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cloud, landscape, navigation, security, technology, applications
    
F5 Networks Inc
Published By: Flexera     Published Date: Jun 14, 2016
How much does your organization know about the software vulnerabilities that put data and users at risk? Chances are it is less than you think. Software vulnerability management can significantly reduce enterprise risk, and this paper offers a risk reduction plan, demonstrates why vulnerability management is important today, and offers eye-opening statistics as to the nature and breadth of the issue. It is not surprising that keeping data secure and keeping users safe continues to challenge organizations of every size and type. There has been an explosion in the number of applications used to conduct business in recent years. This multidimensional expansion includes continued growth in mobile devices and enterprise application spending exposing new attack surfaces that malware can prey upon.
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software, vulnerability, intelligence, data, statistics, application, attacks, action strategy, risk, management, security, enterprise applications
    
Flexera
Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Feb 07, 2018
"Securing the modern attack surface is a critical challenge you must effectively address to reduce cyber exposure and protect your enterprise. By reading this ebook youll learn whats working and whats not from 29 global infosec leaders, representing a diverse array of industries and perspectives. Download your copy today for insights and lessons learned about: - Securing a dynamic IT environment - Rethinking security for cloud environments - Moving security to the application layer - Focusing on data security - Automating security testing and controls"
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secure devops, web application security, attack surface, cloud, container security, ciso, cyber, experts, ebook
    
Tenable
Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Nov 06, 2018
Networks and attack surfaces are changing fast theres so much more than servers and endpoints. Now, youre responsible for securing everything from cloud platforms to DevOp containers to web apps. Cyber Exposure is an emerging discipline for measuring and managing cyber risk across this modern attack surface. This ebook takes a close look at Cyber Exposure, including the Cyber Exposure gap created by legacy security offerings and the Cyber Exposure platform designed to protect all computing assets. If youre responsible for guarding your organizations fast-changing assets, this ebook is a must-have.
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cyber exposure, vulnerability management, vulnerability assesment, vulnerabiility scanner, cyber risk management, cyber risk, cyber security, devops security, container security, mobile security, was, iot, ot security
    
Tenable
Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Nov 06, 2018
When it comes to IT infrastructure, its fair to say the perimeter has left the premises. Whether its discovering short-lived assets (e.g., containers), assessing cloud environments or maintaining web application security, todays attack surface presents a growing challenge to CISOs looking to understand and reduce their cyber risk. To combat this issue, a discipline called Cyber Exposure is emerging to help organizations manage and measure this risk. This ebook provides insights on how CISOs are addressing the modern attack surface.
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cyber exposure, iot, vulnerability management, cloud security, mobile security, container security
    
Tenable
Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Jan 25, 2019
"The latest report from Tenable Research analyzes vulnerability prevalence in the wild, highlighting the cyber threats that security practitioners are dealing with in practice not just in theory. Our research shows that enterprises must triage more than 100 critical vulnerabilities a day. To better understand where to focus remediation efforts, you need to find out how cyber defenders are actually acting. Download the report now to: -See why CVSS is an inadequate prioritization metric and why you must prioritize vulnerabilities based on actual risk -Discover vulnerability trends in the ever-expanding attack surface -Learn whether your organization has one of the most common vulnerabilities (some are more than a decade old!)"
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