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Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 09, 2019
Tech advances like the cloud, mobile technology, and the app-based software model have changed the way todays modern business operates. Theyve also changed the way criminals attack and steal from businesses. Criminals strive to be agile in much the same way that companies do. Spreading malware is a favorite technique among attackers. According to the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 28% of data breaches included malware. While malwares pervasiveness may not come as a surprise to many people, whats not always so well understood is that automating app attacksby means of malicious bots is the most common way cybercriminals commit their crimes and spread malware. It helps them achieve scale.
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Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 09, 2019
Have you ever wished for an army of clones to do all your thankless tasks and chores? Well, that fantasy is becoming a realityat least on the Internet. And while they may not be actual clones, bots have begun doing lots of digital dirty work. Managing your relationship with botsgood and badhas become an inherent part of doing business in a connected world. With more than half of online traffic initiated by autonomous programs, its clear that bots are a driving force of technological change, and theyre here to stay. As bot technology, machine learning, and AI continue to evolve, so will the threats they pose. And while some bots are good, many are maliciousand the cybercriminals behind them are targeting your apps. Preparing your organization to deal with the impact of bots on your business is essential to developing a sustainable strategy that will enable you to grow as you adapt to the new bot-enabled world.
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F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd
Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 19, 2019
"Security analysts have a tougher job than ever. New vulnerabilities and security attacks used to be a monthly occurrence, but now they make the headlines almost every day. Its become much more difficult to effectively monitor and protect all the data passing through your systems. Automated attacks from bad bots that mimic human behavior have raised the stakes, allowing criminals to have machines do the work for them. Not only that, these bots leave an overwhelming number of alert bells, false positives, and inherent stress in their wake for security practitioners to sift through. Today, you really need a significant edge when combating automated threats launched from all parts of the world. Where to start? With spending less time investigating all that noise in your logs."
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Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 19, 2019
"Safeguarding the identity of users and managing the level of access they have to critical business applications could be the biggest security challenge organizations face in todays assumed- breach world. Over 6,500 publicly disclosed data breaches occurred in 2018 alone, exposing over 5 billion recordsa large majority of which included usernames and passwords.1 This wasnt new to 2018 though, as evidenced by the existence of an online, searchable database of 8 billion username and password combinations that have been stolen over the years (https://haveibeenpwned.com/), keeping in mind there are only 4.3 billion people worldwide that have internet access. These credentials arent stolen just for funthey are the leading attack type for causing a data breach. And the driving force behind the majority of credential attacks are botsmalicious onesbecause they enable cybercriminals to achieve scale. Thats why prioritizing secure access and bot protection needs to be part of every organ
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Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 19, 2019
"Have you ever wished for an army of clones to do all your thankless tasks and chores? Well, that fantasy is becoming a realityat least on the Internet. And while they may not be actual clones, bots have begun doing lots of digital dirty work. Managing your relationship with botsgood and badhas become an inherent part of doing business in a connected world. With more than half of online traffic initiated by autonomous programs, its clear that bots are a driving force of technological change, and theyre here to stay.1 As bot technology, machine learning, and AI continue to evolve, so will the threats they pose. And while some bots are good, many are maliciousand the cybercriminals behind them are targeting your apps. Preparing your organization to deal with the impact of bots on your business is essential to developing a sustainable strategy that will enable you to grow as you adapt to the new bot-enabled world."
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Published By: Cisco Umbrella EMEA     Published Date: Aug 08, 2019
"Malicious cryptomining has consistently been one of the top threats across all internet activity in 2018. Cryptominers tap into an organizations computing power to create cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Monero and generate profit for themselves. If youre not protected, it can cost you in all kinds of ways. It can lead to degraded system performance and regulatory risks, and leaves an attacker with an open door to further exploit your network. In this eBook youll learn about who these criminals are targeting and how you can protect your network from a significant threat. "
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Cisco Umbrella EMEA
Published By: Cisco Umbrella EMEA     Published Date: Aug 08, 2019
"Malicious cryptomining lets cybercriminals profit at your organizations expense. No industry is safe from malicious cryptomining - a browser or software-based threat that enables attackers to secretly use an organization's computing power to mine digital currency. This fast-growing threat can lead to degraded system performance, soaring electricity usage, regulatory problems, and vulnerability to future attacks. View our infographic to find out who theyre targeting and how to protect your network. "
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Published By: Shape Security     Published Date: Sep 12, 2019
Online credentials have been stolen and compromised for almost as long as the Internet has existed. But in the past decade, the frequency of credential theft has increased and the tools and techniques used by cybercriminals have evolved. Theft of user credentials has ramped up significantly for a number of reasons including: Users are reusing the same usernames and passwords across multiple sites Automated tools can take stolen credentials and test them on other sites at a massive scale Many customers have high value assets that are extremely lucrative targets for cyberattacks In this white paper, explore one of the most common threats to retailers credential stuffing and learn how Shape works with major retailers to shut these attacks down.
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Published By: Panasonic     Published Date: Apr 23, 2019
Mobility is critical to government productivity, but mobile data and devices present attractive targets to cybercriminals seeking to exploit vulnerabilities across the spectrum. Federal agencies are no strangers to cybersecurity attacks, and several recent high-profile breaches involving mobile devices demonstrate ongoing vulnerabilities in governments expanding network of endpoints. This issue brief describes what can be done to protect devices, data and networks, including multi-factor authentication to authorization controls and user education.
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Published By: Frontier Communications     Published Date: Dec 22, 2016
This infographic highlights a few common misconceptions about protecting yourself when Mother Nature wreaks vengeance, your workplace becomes a no mans land, or cybercriminals attack.
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Frontier Communications
Published By: Carbonite     Published Date: Apr 09, 2018
Malware that encrypts a victims data until the extortionists demands are met is one of the most common forms of cybercrime. And the prevalence of ransomware attacks continues to increase. Cybercriminals are now using more than 50 different forms of ransomware to target and extort money from unsuspecting individuals and businesses. Ransomware attacks are pervasive. More than 4,000 ransomware attacks happen every day, and the volume of attacks is increasing at a rate of 300 percent annually.1 According to an IDT911 study, 84 percent of small and midsize businesses will not meet or report ransomware demands.2 No one is safe from ransomware, as it attacks enterprises and SMBs, government agencies, and individuals indiscriminately. While ransomware demands more than doubled in 2016 to $679 from $294 in 2015, the cost of remediating the damage and lost productivity is many multiples higher.3 Ransomware is the equivalent of catastrophic data loss, except
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Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Aug 15, 2017
Stay ahead of the evolving threats. Organized crime is driving the rapid growth and sophisticated evolution of advanced threats that put entire website ecosystems at risk, and no organization is safe. The stealthy nature of these threats gives cybercriminals the time to go deeper into website environments, very often with severe consequences. The longer the time before detection and resolution, the more damage is inflicted. The risk and size of fines, lawsuits, reparation costs, damaged reputation, loss of operations, loss of sales, and loss of customers pile up higher and higher. The complexity of website security management and lack of visibility across website ecosystems is further impacted by the fact that it is nearly impossible to know how and where to allocate resources. Website security must be evolved in line with these growing threats and challenges.
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Aug 02, 2018
Enterprises like yours face the growing risk of cyberattacks, which increases your exposure to the risk of data loss. One of the most menacing forms of these is ransomware, where your data is encrypted and literally held ransomuntil you pay cybercriminals to release it, or you recover your data from a point in time before your systems were attacked. Such attacks and data losses make headlines damaging your organizations reputation. And with new regulations concerning data protection coming into force (such as those introduced by the US Department of the Treasury and the European Union) failing to prepare for a quick recovery from a cyberattack could mean serious financial penalties.
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Published By: Limelight Network     Published Date: Aug 12, 2019
Cyber-criminals are increasingly sophisticated and targeted in their attacks. If you are in charge of ensuring the security of your companys website, it has not been easy going as these notable security incidents reveal: Sabre SystemsThe reservation software company had data from Hard Rock Hotels, Google, Loews, and others, stolen as a result of the breach1. CIAWikiLeaks obtained and published documents detailing the intelligence agencys hacking efforts1. Virgin AmericaThousands of employees and contractors had their login information compromised1. EquifaxThe credit rating agency had a breach into highly sensitive personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers1. Universities and Federal AgenciesMore than 60 universities and US federal organizations were compromised with SQL injections1. There are numerous lessons to be learned from these breaches. Despite the growing stream of news stories about highly damaging attacks that compromise customer info
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Limelight Network
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
Companies are pursuing digital transformation. The goal is to improve customer value, operate with greater efficiency and agility, and increase innovation. But as companies leverage new workflows, security has not kept pace, and cyber criminals are becoming more sophisticated. This white paper describes a security paradigm for todays hostile environment: zero trust.
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
Companies are pursuing digital transformation. The goal is to improve customer value, operate with greater efficiency and agility, and increase innovation. But as companies leverage new workflows, security has not kept pace, and cyber criminals are becoming more sophisticated. This white paper describes a security paradigm for todays hostile environment: zero trust.
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behavioral analytics, logging analytics, zero trust security model, security, cyber criminals, security breach
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Jun 21, 2016
Adversaries and defenders are both developing technologies and tactics that are growing in sophistication. For their part, bad actors are building strong back-end infrastructures with which to launch and support their campaigns. Online criminals are refining their techniques for extracting money from victims and for evading detection even as they continue to steal data and intellectual property.
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
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domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Venafi     Published Date: Aug 07, 2015
It was recently found that most Global 2000 organisations have failed to completely remediate Heartbleed. This leaves these organisations vulnerable to cyberattacks, future brand damage, and intellectual property loss.
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cyberattacks, security, cybercriminals, security application, access control, anti spam, anti spyware, anti virus, application security, firewalls, internet security, security management, security policies
    
Venafi
Published By: Venafi     Published Date: Aug 07, 2015
This paper reveals how not securing all of your keys and certificates enables cybercriminals to bypass controls like threat detection, data protection, firewalls, VPNs, DLP, privileged access, and authentication systems that you expect will mitigate threats.
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security, protect keys, security controls, cyber-attacks, cybercriminals, threat detection, data protection, firewalls, authentication, protect digital certificates, reduce risks, access control, anti spam, anti spyware, anti virus, application security, disaster recovery, security management, security policies
    
Venafi
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Mar 17, 2017
Theres a war being waged on all our networks, and security researchers around the world are on the front lines. Heres the inside story of how our elite security-research team neutralized one of the biggest threats in years.
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cyersecurity, security, treat and vulnerability management, networks, cybercriminals, attacks
    
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Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Combating the Attack of Choice for Cybercriminals
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cybercriminals, fireeye, phishing attacks, apt, advanced persistent threat, security
    
FireEye
Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Aided by their targets' porous defenses and unwitting end users, today's cybercriminals are able to deliver advanced malware that exploits systems and enables a range of malicious activities.
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