Forrester names Microsoft a Leader in the 2023 Zero Trust Platform Providers Wave™ report

Forrester names Microsoft a Leader in the 2023 Zero Trust Platform Providers Wave™ report

Microsoft is proud to be recognized as a Leader in the Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust Platform Providers, Q3 2023 report. At Microsoft, we understand modernizing security is a complex task in this era of ever-evolving cyberthreats and complex digital environments. Serious threats have necessitated a paradigm shift in how organizations protect their digital estates. That’s … Read more

New server backdoors posing as security product target telecoms

Security researchers have uncovered a new set of backdoor programs that have been used to compromise systems belonging to telecommunications providers in the Middle East. The programs are not yet linked to any known cyberattack group, but multiple nation-state threat actors have targeted telecommunications companies in recent years because they operate valuable assets and can … Read more

CrowdStrike announces major build-out of its Falcon product suite

Cloud-native security firm CrowdStrike has announced a re-architected release of its Falcon platform, dubbed Falcon Raptor. The next-generation product adds generative AI-powered incident investigation capabilities and extended detection and response (XDR) features. The Raptor release, according to CrowdStrike, can work at “petabyte scale” with faster data collection, search, and storage. Also introduced was Falcon Foundry, … Read more

Specops Software Launches Continuous Scanning Capabilities for Breached Password Protection

Today, Specops Software, an Outpost24 company, has announced the launch of its new continuous scanning capabilities within Specops Breached Password Protection. The feature will now enable security administrators to continuously monitor Active Directory for compromised passwords or those exposed on the Dark Web and prevent password reuse within the enterprise in real-time. The feature is … Read more

How to avoid the Microsoft GitHub goof that exposed 38TB of sensitive employee data

Microsoft’s AI research team accidentally exposed 38 terabytes of private data through a Shared Access Signature (SAS) link it published on a GitHub repository, according to a report by Wiz research that highlighted how CISOs can minimize the chances of this happening to them in the future. Dubbed “robust-models-transfer,” the repository was meant to provide … Read more

Salt Security Strengthens CrowdStrike Partnership with New Integration

Today, Salt Security announced that it has expanded its partnership with CrowdStrike by integrating the Salt Security API Protection Platform with the industry-leading CrowdStrike Falcon® Platform. With this new integration, customers now can get a 360-degree view of API security risks with unique insights into the application-layer attack surface.  Available on the CrowdStrike Marketplace, the … Read more

Acronis Unveils First Ever AI-powered Cyber Protection Software for Consumers

Acronis, a global cyber protection company, today announced the launch of Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office (formerly Acronis True Image). The innovative software offers a comprehensive suite of features that seamlessly integrate secure backup, and AI-based security making it the ultimate must-have solution for individuals, families, home office users, and small businesses. An alarming 41% … Read more

New! Rate Limiting analytics and throttling

New! Rate Limiting analytics and throttling

Rate Limiting rules are essential in the toolbox of security professionals as they are very effective in managing targeted volumetric attacks, takeover attempts, scraping bots, or API abuse. Over the years we have received a lot of feature requests from users, but two stand out: suggesting rate limiting thresholds and implementing a throttle behavior. Today … Read more

Over a Third of UK Population Believe Prison is the Most Suitable Punishment for Individuals Responsible for Data Breach

New statistics by International Cyber Expo reveal that in the event of a data breach at an organisation, nearly one in every five (19%) individuals across the UK believe the person(s) who allowed initial entry via phishing, poor security practices etc. should be held most responsible and face the harshest penalty. Additionally, of these individuals, … Read more

Security startup Discern launches AI-powered policy management platform

Cybersecurity startup Discern Security has announced the launch of a new AI-powered security policy management platform. The California-based company operates as “policy intelligence hub” that leverages AI capabilities to monitor and optimize security controls across multiple cybersecurity tools, it said as part of its stealth emergence announcement. Security policy has always been important for security … Read more

Lookout Announces CrowdStrike Marketplace Availability of Mobile Threat Defense

Lookout, Inc., the data-centric cloud security company, today announced the availability of Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security to CrowdStrike channel partners and customers via the CrowdStrike Marketplace. As part of CrowdStrike’s world-class ecosystem of compatible solutions from trusted partners, Lookout will be the first mobile threat defence solution in the CrowdStrike Marketplace. While remote work is … Read more