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Saturday Security Spotlight: Malware, AWS, and US Defense

By Jacob Serpa  |  February 17, 2018 at 6:19 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:

  • AndroRAT malware spies on Android users
  • Smart TVs easily hackable
  • BuckHacker tool finds unsecured data in AWS buckets
  • Octoly breach exposes social media stars' personal data
  • Russian hackers target US defense contractors
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Malware P.I. – Odds Are You're Infected

By Jacob Serpa  |  February 7, 2018 at 10:38 AM  | 

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In Bitglass' latest report, Malware P.I., the Next-Gen CASB company uncovered startling information about the rate of malware infection amongst organizations. Additionally, experiments with a new piece of zero-day malware yielded shocking results. Here is a glimpse at some of the outcomes.

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Saturday Security Spotlight: Military, Apps, and Threats

By Jacob Serpa  |  February 3, 2018 at 6:05 AM  | 
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Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:

  • Fitness app exposes military bases
  • Soldiers' names revealed by app
  • Google Play filled with fake apps
  • Medical devices easily hacked
  • The internet of things creates risk for the enterprise 
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Why Next-Gen Firewalls Can't Replace CASBs

By Joe Green  |  February 1, 2018 at 4:59 AM  | 

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A security solution is only as good as the data it protects. Some solutions focus on data protection on the corporate network, others focus entirely on cloud data, and a select few enable security at access from any network.

Next-gen firewalls (NGFWs) are the traditional solution for many organizations looking to secure their corporate networks. They are effective at what they do, securing corporate network traffic by routing everything through on-premises appliances. As corporate data begins moving outside the corporate network, as it does with cloud and mobile, the NGFW can no longer provide protection. Major gaps include access from managed devices that don’t use VPN while outside the corporate network, access from unmanaged devices like employees’ personal mobile devices, and cloud data-at-rest.

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