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Posted by Bill Reed on April 27, 2022

For small and medium businesses (SMBs), digital transformation has been a double edged sword. Cloud technologies and IoT devices have boosted productivity during a punishing pandemic where every dollar counts. But these advances have come at a cost....

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Posted by Michael Gerard on April 12, 2022

Although almost nothing seems to get bipartisan support anymore, cybersecurity may be an exception to the rule. On March 1 2022, the Senate unanimously approved the Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act. This bill follows President Biden's ...

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Posted by Michael Gerard on April 7, 2022

Cybersecurity professionals be warned: 2022 offers no respite from the wave of cybercrime that’s tormented enterprises these past couple of years. Cybersecurity was already a fast-moving sector prior to Covid-19. But the emergence of remote work,...

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Posted by Michael Gorelik on March 9, 2022

Today’s cyber security solutions aren’t countering threat actors’ advanced attacks. In the wake of the SolarWinds breach, even the largest companies and most-secure public agencies have had serious vulnerabilities exposed. If existing solutions...

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Posted by Michael Gerard on January 20, 2022

Gartner has released new research about moving target defense (MTD) that we want to bring to your attention. Their findings demonstrate why MTD is a vital component of a prevention-first cybersecurity strategy. [2023 UPDATE: New Gartner report...

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Posted by Michael Gorelik on January 20, 2022

On December 9th, 2021, reports surfaced about a new zero-day vulnerability, termed Log4j (Log4Shell), impacting Minecraft servers. [see “Protecting Against the Log4J Vulnerability”] Countless millions of devices instantly became at risk of attack,...

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Posted by Michael Gorelik on January 12, 2022

With a year-on-year increase of over 161%, malicious usage of cracked versions of Cobalt Strike (a legitimate penetration test tool) is skyrocketing. For organizations that still rely on signature-based next generation antivirus (NGAV) solutions to...

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Posted by Michael Gorelik on December 17, 2021

On December 9th, 2021, reports surfaced about a new zero-day vulnerability, termed Log4j (Log4Shell), impacting Minecraft servers. Now, almost one week later, it is clear that countless millions of devices are at risk, and Log4j may rank among the...

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Posted by Michael Gorelik on December 9, 2021

Ransomware attacks are soaring. By the end of this year, the global costs incurred by ransomware will be more than $20 billion annually – 57 times what they were in 2015 . For individual organizations feeling the sharp end of this exponential rise,...

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Posted by Matthew Delman on October 21, 2021

Microsoft Defender Antivirus suffers from a perception problem. For the first decade of its existence, starting with its 2006 release, Defender was a much-maligned piece of software that no business would use to protect its endpoints. That’s no...

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Posted by Morphisec Team on October 7, 2021

A successful security breach brings with it a host of legal and financial ramifications, including cleanup costs paid to remediation vendors and possible penalties from the exfiltration of sensitive data. The rise of data protection regulations...

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on August 19, 2021

Credential theft is one of the most common ways for adversaries to gain access to critical systems. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) or its cousin two-factor authentication (2FA) are two of the technologies designed to limit this particular type of...

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Posted by Morphisec Team on July 22, 2021

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from IT Central Station.

Brian Wagner, the senior network engineer at Wilson County Schools in North Carolina, needed threat prevention solutions that would help improve his overall endpoint protection process ...

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Posted by Matthew Delman on April 1, 2021

Cybersecurity spending is something of a corporate paradox. Ultimately, the discipline of cybersecurity is about risk reduction. You purchase an endpoint protection platform and other security tools--network firewalls, data loss prevention, etc.--to

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Posted by Daniel Petrillo on March 3, 2021

When it comes to cybersecurity, more investment doesn't necessarily mean more protection. Even though the cybersecurity market grew by over 10 percent annually before 2020, last year still saw a record amount of damage done by data breaches. While...

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Posted by Matthew Delman on February 10, 2021

Every week, the Morphisec team works hard to bring you the top stories from around the security media-sphere to make your job and securing your critical infrastructure easier.

In today’s weekly edition of Security News in Review, you’ll find news...

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Posted by Daniel Petrillo on January 14, 2021

For the first two decades of the internet age, from the early 1990s to the 2010s, high-quality antivirus software that blocked the most malware came at an appropriate premium. After all, the endpoint was—and still is—of the primary attack vectors...

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Posted by Netta Schmeidler on December 17, 2020

Antivirus software is kind of the lock on a window: it keeps out the most basic sorts of intruders but provides little protection against someone willing to break the glass. The analogy is even more apt because, like window locks, antivirus software...

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Posted by Dudu Mimran on October 29, 2020

It’s not hard to understand the concept of proactive cyber defense: acting in anticipation of an attack against a computer or network. The goal is getting in front of attacks by evading, outwitting, or neutralizing them early instead of waiting...

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Posted by Matthew Delman on October 1, 2020

Increasing numbers of headline-grabbing ransomware attacks are a concerning trend. They also point to a strong possibility that many organizations are falling behind threat actors in the cybersecurity arms race. As they fail to reassess their...

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