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‘TIS THE SEASON FOR CYBER-ATTACKS

Posted by Tom Bain on November 23, 2018 at 8:41 AM

DATA SHOWS THE HOLIDAYS ARE THE MOST CHALLENGING TIME OF YEAR FOR ENTERPRISE SECURITY TEAMS

 

Careless Employee Behavior During the Online Holiday Shopping Season Will Leave Organizations Exposed to a Higher Risk of Cyber Attacks

The holiday season is fraught with consumer fraud. Holiday shoppers - both in-store and online - open themselves up to substantially higher risk without even knowing it.

However, what doesn’t get as much attention is the vulnerabilities that are created within enterprise organizations. Meaning, when employees choose to use work-issued devices and

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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Attacks, CISO

What Is the  Current Fear Threshold for Americans for State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks on the Upcoming U.S. Elections?

Posted by Tom Bain on November 1, 2018 at 10:38 AM

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Topics: Cyber Security, Industry News, Research, Cyber Attacks

Morphisec Takes Moving Target Defense to the Next Level with Department of Homeland Security

Posted by Tom Bain on October 4, 2018 at 2:59 PM

Its been a big week for Morphisec.

Yesterday Morphisec announced it has been awarded a contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the build-out and enhancement of cyber protection capabilities for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) systems. This is the first U.S. Federal initiative the company has pursued, and it’s a validation of how innovative and powerful its approach is with Moving Target Defense.

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Topics: Company News, Moving Target Defense, VDI, Cyber Security, Industry News

Ransomware Attacks: A Quantum Leap from Quantity to Quality

Posted by Tom Bain on September 7, 2018 at 12:41 PM

The cybersecurity attack landscape moves fast, really fast. Last year, not a week passed that didn’t bring about news on a new ransomware incident. Of course ransomware’s very nature lends itself to newsworthy headlines based on how incredibly damaging to businesses this class of attacks can be.

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Topics: Fileless Attacks, Ransomware, Cyber Security, Moving Target Defense

AI Security – Who is it Really Outsmarting?

Posted by Tom Bain on June 14, 2018 at 1:18 PM

We all wish we were smarter. And I believe that the vast majority of people, in some way, strive to GET smarter.

As someone who has been involved in the cybersecurity industry for years, and watched it evolve, I see countless companies in this market using the aspect of intelligence to position themselves as being smarter than others. But if you have to proclaim your intelligence, are you actually smart? Or even smarter than me? Or than the next company?

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Topics: Cyber Security, Endpoint Security, Moving Target Defense, CISO

Morphisec Hits One Million Endpoint Milestone

Posted by Tom Bain on June 11, 2018 at 9:50 AM

After less than two years in the market, Morphisec has deployed its Endpoint Threat Prevention platform to over one million endpoints worldwide, making it the fastest subscription-based B2B cybersecurity company to reach this milestone.

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Topics: Company News, Moving Target Defense, Endpoint Security

Webinar: Dynamic Endpoint Protection for Virtual Environments

Posted by Tom Bain on March 20, 2018 at 1:35 AM

Register for our webinar Dynamic Endpoint Protection for Virtual Environments on March 21, 2018.

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) offers many advantages but it is not attack proof and highly advanced cyberattacks present an ever growing threat. IT and Security teams need to rethink the fabric, the costs and the risks inherent within virtual environments. Endpoint protection for VDIs has always been problematic as they are extremely sensitive to the performance impact of security products. The wrong security tools will consume resources, slow system boot up and impede productivity.

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Topics: Webinars, VDI, Endpoint Security

Protecting Systems During Patching Gaps

Posted by Tom Bain on January 22, 2018 at 12:18 PM

The recent Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities took almost everyone by surprise.  Widespread panic was staved off only by the promise of a nearly-ready OS patching fix, which it turned out, excluded a large swath of systems and created its own set of problems. 

Users are still scrambling to patch systems with an extremely complex mixture of OS, firmware and application updates. Organizations are encountering slowdowns, blue screens and reboot problems in their rush to avoid security problems. The entire stack of Spectre and Meltdown fixes has not yet been properly tested and will take time to reach anything resembling stability. 

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Topics: Patching, 0-day exploits, Moving Target Defense, Endpoint Security, Exploits

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Morphisec Named a Cool Vendor 2016

Morphisec is a Gartner Cool Vendor 2016

Each year Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors it considers innovative or transformative. Morphisec is honored be to named a Cool Vendor 2016. Here's more....

 

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