The next two days, March 14th and 15th, the Belgian IT world is joining up in Brussels for Infosecurity. One on the seminars will be hosted by our Senior Threat Researcher David Sancho on the topic of digital extortion, on which he has written an elaborate research paper. Continue reading
For business executives and internal information security specialists, it seems that every day brings a new potential risk to the company – and in the current threat environment, it isn’t hard to understand this viewpoint. Continue reading
One of the key use cases for our customers is the protection of their data center environments, which can involve moving off the perimeter into the data center or segmenting their data center from the rest of the organization. It is imperative that a data center security solution not only deliver high inspection throughput and low latency for the significant traffic demands, but also accurate and effective security that doesn’t introduce false positives or create any network traffic bottlenecks. Continue reading
It seems that each year that passes is worse than the last in terms of hacking and cyber attacks, and 2017 was no exception.
“Surprising no one, 2017 was marked another ‘worst year ever’ in data breaches and cyber incidents around the world,” said Jeff Wilbur, director of the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance. Continue reading
Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks have expanded tremendously over the past few years, with a projected growth of over $9 billion in 2018. The combination of simplicity and effectiveness have ensured that BEC will continue to be one of the most popular attacks, especially for those who lack special tools and knowledge to pull off more complicated schemes. Continue reading
First, What is IDPS and Why Do We Care?
Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) emerged as an improvement on Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS). IDS are out-of-band collectors of network traffic that analyze the information and provide alerts. Continue reading
Trend Micro has been named a Leader in the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) again. We have improved our position in both Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute from last year, and we believe that placement in the Leaders’ quadrant illustrates our commitment to meeting the growing security and performance requirements of data centers and high-performance enterprise networks. Continue reading
Today Trend Micro’s FTR team released more papers on our continued investigation into our exposed world. Already having looked at the Exposed US, we now turn our attention to Europe, looking not only at Western European capitals, but deeper into three of its largest countries – Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. Continue reading
The past 12 months have been packed with geopolitical incident, global malware threats and ubiquitous big-name data breaches. From the CIA Vault7 and NSA Shadow Brokers leaks at the start of the year, to the WannaCry and NotPetya ‘ransomware’ campaigns, and Uber’s shock revelations just last month, there’s been plenty for CISOs to ruminate on. But now the year is nearly at an end, it might be useful to recap some of the biggest themes of 2017 — with an eye on fortifying systems for the 12 months to come. Continue reading
There’s an old English Christmas carol “The 12 Days of Christmas”, a cumulative song about 12 gifts that keep getting ‘grander’. As our Christmas gift to you, we wanted to list the top threats to be aware of heading into 2018, from least to most pressing. Let’s look at the vulnerabilities and potential points of attack to take into account for next year’s priorities: Continue reading