The emergence of mobile applications has fundamentally changed the way that millions of people around the world work, play, and communicate. Meanwhile, cybercriminals want to infect and exploit as many mobile devices as they can to steal information.
Symantec has established some of the most comprehensive sources of Internet threat data in the world through the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which is made up of more than 64.6 million attack sensors and records thousands per second.
Organizations today are reevaluating their security strategies as they move their data and applications to the cloud. This whitepaper by Bloor Research discusses the challenges of security in the cloud and how the use of cloud-based services will enable organizations of all sizes, from the very smallest to multinational enterprises, to put trust back into the security equation.
Spyware is on the rise and has been the cause of many data breaches. Stopping it needs to be a strategic part of an organization's overall security plan. Reactive signature-based anti-virus and firewall technology is not a complete solution to prevention. Read this white paper to learn the top five behaviors associated with data theft and how advanced behavioral detection solutions is an effective technology for stopping spyware and can identify and prevent legitimate applications from being misused.
This white paper, intended for a management-level audience, describes why and how any organization can implement secure Internet single sign-on with a federated identity management system. Learn more today!
Web Services are emerging as the preeminent method for program-to-program communication across corporate networks as well as the Internet. Securing web Services has been a challenge until recently, as typical Web authentication and authorization techniques employed browser-to-server architectures (not program-to-program). This resulted in user identity ending at the Web Application Server, forcing the Web Services Provider to trust blindly that the Web Services Requester had established identity and trust with the end user.
With the success of single sign-on (SSO) inside the enterprise, users are calling for interoperability outside of the enterprise’s security domain to outsourced services, including business process outsourcing (BPO) and software as a service (SaaS) providers, and trading partners, as well as within the enterprise to affiliates and subsidiaries. Learn more today!
Published By: OpenDNS
Published Date: Jan 07, 2013
This whitepaper examines how the dramatic shift toward mobility has impacted IT's ability to effectively secure users, wherever they choose to work. Inside, you'll find advice for securing your users that's both practical and easy to implement.
Expectations around web performance are soaring and organizations can no longer afford a “set it and forget it” approach to their online infrastructure. Take this 6 question Infrastructure Assessment and discover your current vulnerabilities and the risks and costs associated to them.
Ninety percent of business executives believe the Internet of Things (IoT) is important to the future of their organization. And, as IoT is expected to generate a whopping 21% increase in corporate profits by 2022, it’s clear there’s value in adoption. However, there are still plenty of risks that require mitigation through careful planning, cross-functional teamwork and mature security measures.
This white paper explores the business benefits and the security complexities IoT introduces for business organizations, and provides key considerations and recommendations for securing IoT deployments.
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Despite the business-transforming upsides of data from the Internet of things (IoT), there’s a downside: security. Porous networks and lax users offer tantalizing access for hackers. Although most security spending is at the enterprise level, a shift is needed to secure IoT applications and provide improved governance and accountability. Electronics companies must create secure environments that safely collect, consume, share and store data on their networks. But they also must go beyond devices and consumers to close holes to factory, ecosystem and partner networks.
In 2018, BlackBerry Cylance observed many trends in the threat landscape, such as a decline in overall ransomware attacks, an increase in malicious coinminers, and a marked evolution of popular threats like Emotet. Additionally, overall malware attacks rose by 10% as attackers continue to hone their tools, skills, and tactics to threaten Windows, macOS, and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms.
Read the BlackBerry Cylance 2019 Threat Report to understand these trends in greater depth, and to learn our recommendations to improve your security strategies.
Social networking has changed the way businesses communicate with their customers and partners, with most organizations now incorporating social media into their marketing and communications strategies. Unsurprisingly, the popularity of this new media has also created an influx of social-specific malware. Read to find out more about this trend.
There are hundreds of rogue anti-malware products on the Internet that infect PCs rather than detect malware. Learn how these scams look and work and how to prevent your computer from becoming infected.
The introduction of e-mail and its exponential expansion into every aspect of business life presented a significant challenge to the fax industry and for some observers it was a foregone conclusion that fax was destined for a rapid demise. It is interesting to note, therefore, that fax has actually continued on a steady growth path that is predicted to continue well into the future.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jan 11, 2013
Threats to online security have grown and evolved considerably in 2012. From the threats of cyberespionage and industrial espionage to the widespread, chronic problems of malware and phishing, we have seen constant innovation from malware authors.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jan 15, 2014
This year’s ISTR once again covers the wide-ranging threat landscape, with data collected and analyzed by Symantec’s security experts. In this summary, we call out seven areas that
deserve special attention.
Published By: McAfee Inc
Published Date: Nov 16, 2009
With all the benefits and opportunities the Internet provides, it can also be a very inhospitable place, requiring organizations' constant vigilance to protect themselves from attack. To better understand important security issues affecting organizations today, IDC recently completed a survey of more than 260 IT and Firewall managers and executives in the US and Europe that aimed to profile their organization's firewall deployments.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is expanding in a dramatic way, bringing to question the issue of availability versus security, as security measures are having a difficult time keeping pace with the development of IoT devices. The introduction of more efficient semiconductors, coupled with revolutionary technology that allows semiconductors to store as well as process complex instructions, means that the IoT may be a more attractive target for hackers. IoT devices from healthcare and industrial systems (i.e., SCADA) could be the most at risk for significant service interruptions and may have secondary and/or tertiary effects on other industries.
Published By: ForeScout
Published Date: Aug 15, 2017
In this IDC Perspective report, research director Abhi Dugar looks at IoT security in the context of widespread cloud adoption, paying special attention to enterprises that maintain hybrid deployments.
Published By: ForeScout
Published Date: Nov 16, 2017
"Cyberattacks on Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology now expose businesses to greater risk. But, with all the security technology available today, we asked ourselves the question, why do they keep happening? ForeScout commissioned Forrester Consulting to see if organizations can adequately and accurately secure their networks with the rise of IoT-connected devices. Read the Report to learn more about the findings.
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