While machine learning, an application of artificial intelligence, is not new, customers still struggle to understand how it will benefit their efforts to defend their critical assets. When evaluating this technology, here are the five key components that are critical to effective machine learning and successful protection of the endpoint.
The cryptocurrency boom is underway. The talk of the town isn’t only about Bitcoin, the most popular form of digital cash. The value of some altcoins, including Monero (XMR), is steadily reaching new heights as well, adding more fuel to the furnace of the overall hysteria.
The Mirai malware has become particularly notorious for recruiting IoT devices to form botnets that have launched some of the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks ever recorded. This new Experts Corner from Robert Hamilton tracks the evolution of the Mirai botnet.
There has been a great deal of attention paid to the advantages of machine learning in security tools lately. And while it shows a great deal of promise, the reality is alone, machine learning is not enough to consistently and accurately detect, prevent or predict threats and is prone to false-positives. When considering how to reduce the overall threat exposure window, organizations need to understand how, only when combined with additional technologies, machine learning can be effective.
When it comes to the Internet of Things, it’s easy to identify the breadth and depth of the potential value of these connected things. It’s not so easy identifying the threats, risks, and related management solutions. Expert Chuck Brooks gives us his view into how to get a handle on these challenges.
When a company suffers a malware attack, the effects are widespread. Just how far, you ask? To help answer this question, expert Brian Laing explores this topic both far and wide.
Verizon has released its 10th annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), a comprehensive and multi-faceted look-back on breach trends, threat actor tactics and apparent motivations, based on analysis by the company or one of its 65 partners of 1,935 breach events occurring in 2016. This Experts Corner article examines some of its findings by some of the industry's top experts.
The best defense against growing waves of more intelligent ransomware is an aggressive offense. To ensure that your enterprise is ready, consider these five tips offered up to us by Kyle Bubp.
There are plenty of security solutions designed to secure the fences that are the first line of defense in most organizations, but what about the threat from within? Expert Ameesh Divatia looks at why insider threats are the next big security challenge.
The founder of “Code Like A Girl” explains the overt sexism she experienced growing up, later in college and in the corporate world merely due to her gender, which made her only more determined to make strides for women who are interested in a tech-oriented career.
Robert Simmons thinks of his mom and grandmother when defending all computer users from cyber threats that can strip them of their identities and money. This InfoSec professional believes a safe and level Internet playing field will be achieved by meticulously observing data patterns to illuminate the most dangerous network risks.
It’s 2017 and we can no longer afford to ignore good cybersecurity practices. In this ITSPmagazine exclusive, we connected with top cybersecurity experts to get their recommendations on protecting business and users from malicious attacks.
At this point, it should seem clear we are losing the cyber war. Digital security is getting worse because of lock-in. So how is this impacting our security posture? Jamison Utter explains.
Xuan Zhao is a data scientist in the cybersecurity industry who shares her relatively unique experience of working in a nearly all-male world – she is part of a supportive, collaborative team where everyone is equal, and everyone’s idea is valued.
Ransomware is not a new threat, it has been around for at least 15 years, but it has become a trending one. Last year, FBI reported more than 2,500 incidents. The figures are likely much higher as most companies and organizations do not want to publicly disclose that they have been breached, and especially extorted. Ransomware is a growing global problem.