18 Percent of Businesses Would Consider Sabotaging a Rival Online Business, New Research Shows

18 Percent of Businesses Would Consider Sabotaging a Rival Online Business, New Research Shows

by Alina Bizga, from Business Insights , on 05.08.2020

According to a report published by Reboot Digital, one in five business owners would consider sabotaging an online competitor if they knew they could get away with it. read more

5 Tools Out of Black Hat to Gain Better IoT Visibility

5 Tools Out of Black Hat to Gain Better IoT Visibility

by Business Insights , on 05.08.2020

Even in the COVID era, August can't officially start for the cybersecurity community without Black Hat USA researchers offering up some juicy exploit announcements and dropping useful security tools onto GitHub. This year's event is fully virtual, which means no rockin' Vegas parties—but still plenty of interesting research lined up. read more

Security Automation Cuts Breach Costs in Half, New Research Shows

Security Automation Cuts Breach Costs in Half, New Research Shows

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 04.08.2020

A growing divide in breach costs separates businesses that implement advanced security technologies from laggards, according to a new report. read more

Murphy’s Law and Essential Lesson Enterprises Need To Learn From The Twitter Attack

Murphy’s Law and Essential Lesson Enterprises Need To Learn From The Twitter Attack

by Business Insights , on 04.08.2020

On the evening of July 15, 2020, Twitter users watched one of the most high-profile attacks to occur in years unfold in real-time as imposters sent a series of fraudulent Tweets from the accounts of about 130 celebrities, politicians, and tech industry luminaries. Tweets that promised to provide $2,000 for every $1,000 sent to a Bitcoin address. There are a number of important lesson here for all enterprises, but one that especially stands out. read more

Bitdefender, Ranked #1 In AV-Test Results Halfway Into 2020

Bitdefender, Ranked #1 In AV-Test Results Halfway Into 2020

by Andra Cazacu, from Business Insights , on 03.08.2020

Winner of its 6th AV-Test Award In 6 Years, Bitdefender Maintains High Detection Accuracy During Pandemic. read more

Open-Source Security Is Essential To Enterprise Security

Open-Source Security Is Essential To Enterprise Security

by Business Insights , on 03.08.2020

Nearly a decade ago, Marc Andreessen wrote in the Wall Street Journal how software was “eating the world.” And in this age of digital transformation, that’s most certainly true. Software is now everywhere and consists of everything. Today, enterprises build more customer-facing and software-driven services than ever before. Software bots are automating manual processes, and software plays an increasingly central role in every machine and device we use. read more

Compromised Employee Accounts Inflicted the Costliest Data Breaches Over the Past Year

Compromised Employee Accounts Inflicted the Costliest Data Breaches Over the Past Year

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 31.07.2020

A global study on the financial impact of data breaches revealed this week that cyber incidents cost companies $3.86 million per breach on average, and that compromised employee accounts were the most expensive root cause. read more

Bitdefender Releases Landmark Open Source Software project - Hypervisor-based Memory Introspection

Bitdefender Releases Landmark Open Source Software project - Hypervisor-based Memory Introspection

by Shaun Donaldson, from Business Insights , on 30.07.2020

Bitdefender contributesunique technology to the open-source community Hypervisor-based Memory Introspection (HVMI) is a sub-project of Xen Project We continue commercial support ofGravityZone HypervisorIntrospection Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection has beenina class of its own since the solution was launched.The gist of it is this–get ahead of the results of an attack (malware ingeneral;ransomwarebeingatimely example)byusingAPIs within hypervisors– based on CPUinstructions -to gain access to raw memory events within running virtualmachines andapply security logicby taking advantageofthe role of hypervisors in the workload stacktostopattacks. read more

92% of Security Teams Lack the Tools Needed to Close Security Gaps, Research Shows

92% of Security Teams Lack the Tools Needed to Close Security Gaps, Research Shows

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 30.07.2020

A global survey of IT professionals reveals that the vast majority of organizations lack tools to detect known security threats and close existing security gaps. More than half of IT pros indicated their security program lacks proper executive support. read more

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