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AT&T’s mysterious MSSP spinoff could have upsides for its security consulting business

AT&T’s mysterious MSSP spinoff could have upsides for its security consulting business

Telecom giant AT&T’s move to say adieu to a significant wing of its managed security services provider unit is essentially a bid to allow the team’s consulting services to grow, according to industry analysts. The newly independent group, announced by AT&T last week, will become part of a new company co-owned by AT&T and venture … Read more

Lessons Learned from MGM Resorts International’s Data Breach: A Costly Wake-Up Call

Lessons Learned from MGM Resorts International’s Data Breach: A Costly Wake-Up Call

Data breaches have become an all-too-common occurrence in our increasingly connected world. One recent organization to suffer a significant breach is MGM Resorts International, a renowned hospitality and entertainment company. In this blog post, we delve into the details of the MGM breach, highlighting the repercussions it has had on the company and the valuable … Read more

Cato Networks Named SASE Leader, Again

Cato Networks Named SASE Leader, Again

Today, Cato Networks, announced its recognition as a Leader in both the Frost Radar: Global SASE, 2023 by Frost & Sullivan and the Market Radar: SASE 2023 by Omdia. “Once again, Cato Networks and our cloud-native SASE platform have been recognised by the industry for its innovation and leadership,” said Shlomo Kramer, founder and CEO … Read more

Social engineering attacks lure Indian users to install Android banking trojans

Social engineering attacks lure Indian users to install Android banking trojans

Microsoft has observed ongoing activity from mobile banking trojan campaigns targeting users in India with social media messages designed to steal users’ information for financial fraud. Using social media platforms like WhatsApp and Telegram, attackers are sending messages designed to lure users into installing a malicious app on their mobile device by impersonating legitimate organizations, … Read more

Lookout Alerts U.S. Employees and Businesses of Significant Phishing Threat This Week

Lookout Alerts U.S. Employees and Businesses of Significant Phishing Threat This Week

This week, Lookout, Inc., is warning employees and businesses that phishing attacks across enterprise and personal devices are expected to more than double this week, based on historical data. With more corporate data residing in the cloud today and an increased number of employees working remotely, mobile has become the endpoint of choice for the … Read more

Workers AI Update: Hello Mistral 7B

Workers AI Update: Hello Mistral 7B

Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve added the Mistral-7B-v0.1-instruct to Workers AI. Mistral 7B is a 7.3 billion parameter language model with a number of unique advantages. With some help from the founders of Mistral AI, we’ll look at some of the highlights of the Mistral 7B model, and use the opportunity to dive … Read more

MOVEit carnage continues with over 2600 organizations and 77M people impacted so far

MOVEit carnage continues with over 2600 organizations and 77M people impacted so far

About 2,620 organizations and 77.2 million people have been impacted by the hacking of file transfer service MOVEit since May earlier this year, according to New Zealand-based cybersecurity firm Emsisoft. Russian-linked ransomware group Clop had claimed responsibility for the attack on June 6. US-based organizations are the worst impacted, with 78.1% of the affected organizations … Read more

The alarming rise of quishing is a red flag for CISOs

The alarming rise of quishing is a red flag for CISOs

QR codes have become a useful tool in the arsenal of bad actors looking to penetrate barriers to access because they’re easy to incorporate into attacks, difficult to detect and prevent, and good at fooling users into giving up credentials. Fortunately, there are effective steps cyber security pros can take to mitigate this growing attack … Read more

The SSO tax is killing trust in the security industry

The SSO tax is killing trust in the security industry

We hate asking an organization we are helping secure to pay the single sign-on (SSO) tax. For those not familiar with the phrase, it refers to the license upgrade fee that many cloud software applications charge for unlocking the functionality needed to integrate with an SSO provider. See: The SSO Wall of Shame for a … Read more