Security News

Infosec products of the month: October 2023
2023-11-01 03:30

Nutanix announced new features in the Nutanix Cloud Platform to strengthen organizations' cyber resilience against ransomware attacks on unstructured data. These new features, available in Nutanix Data Lens and Nutanix Unified Storage solutions, enable organizations to detect a threat, defend from further damage and begin a 1-click recovery process within 20 minutes of exposure.

Microsoft opens early access to AI assistant for infosec, Security Copilot
2023-10-23 13:00

Copilotization of all things continues... as helper offers incident reports to share with the boss and more Microsoft is opening up the early access program for its flagship cybersecurity AI...

Ransomware attacks register record speeds thanks to success of infosec industry
2023-10-10 08:30

The time taken by cyber attackers between gaining an initial foothold in a victim's environment and deploying ransomware has fallen to 24 hours, according to a study. In nearly two-thirds of cases analysed by Secureworks' researchers, cybercriminals were deploying ransomware within a day, and in more than 10 percent of incidents it was deployed within five hours.

Infosec products of the month: September 2023
2023-10-02 02:30

Ciphertex strengthens data security with SecureNAS CX-160KSSD-X. The SecureNAS CX-160KSSD-X storage unit is powered by an Intel Xeon D processor and supports up to sixteen hot-swappable 2.5″ SSDs and two internal 2.5″ SSDs and can store up to 490TB, while improving security and endurance. Librem 11 tablet sets new standard for privacy and security with Linux-based PureOS. Purism introduced the new Librem 11 tablet running secure PureBoot and Linux kernel-based PureOS. Librem 11 is made for individuals, organizations, government agencies, law enforcement agencies, and businesses that need security and privacy with powerful portability.

Russian infosec boss gets nine years for $100M insider-trading caper using stolen data
2023-09-08 00:57

Vladislav Klyushin, the Russian owner of security penetration testing firm M-13, was jailed for nine years in the US on Thursday, for his involvement in a cyber-crime operation that stole top corporations' confidential financial information to make $93 million through insider trading. His alleged Russian co-conspirators, Ivan Ermakov and Nikolai Rumiantcev, remain at large.

Infosec products of the month: August 2023
2023-09-04 03:00

Synopsys Software Risk Manager simplifies application security testing. Software Risk Manager enables security and development teams to simplify, align and streamline their application security testing across projects, teams and application security testing tools.

Taiwanese infosec researchers challenge Microsoft's China espionage finding
2023-08-28 02:58

PLUS: India calls for global action on AI and crypto; Vietnam seeks cybersecurity independence; China bans AI prescribing drugs Asia In Brief Taiwan-based infosec consultancy Team T5 has disputed...

Vietnam admits it has just ten percent of the infosec pros it needs
2023-08-17 02:59

Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communications has admitted the nation has a vast shortfall of infosec pros. Hải Anh, deputy head of Vietnam's Information Security Authority, an agency of the ministry, said data trading activities were typically conducted within closed social media groups.

Microsoft hits back at Tenable criticism of its infosec practices
2023-08-07 05:40

Microsoft has explained why it seemingly took its time to fix a flaw reported to it by infosec intelligence vendor Tenable. On July 10, Tenable again contacted Microsoft to reports its findings on what it regarded as a dangerously incomplete fix.

Infosec products of the month: July 2023
2023-08-01 02:45

Fidelis Cybersecurity released the new Fidelis Active Directory Intercept, a capability that combines network detection and response, deception technology, and Active Directory security, as part of their Fidelis Network and Deception 9.6.1 product release. Tenable Cloud Security agentless container scanning enables security teams to prioritize and prevent container OS vulnerabilities and other risks in multi-cloud environments using a single user interface.