For decades, IT professionals have been fighting malware, hackers, and other threats. Data protection, confidentiality, integrity and availability have long been threatened not only by amateur hackers, but by profit-oriented, well-organised criminals. Victims can usually only react because many of the usual methods...
Hampered by insufficient tools and skills, many organizations are now investing in managed detection and response solutions. What questions should they ask when selecting a partner? Sharda Tickoo of Trend Micro shares insights.
What security steps does India need to take as it continues its shift to digital payments? Nitin Bhatnagar, the new associate director for India for the PCI Security Standards Council, offers insights.
Organizations can effectively rely on managed security services providers to take care of many tasks, but certain strategic security functions must be handled in-house, says Sid Deshpande, research director at Gartner.
Keeping endpoint security up to date is a struggle for small to mid-sized companies that have less resources than larger companies, yet have the same risk of attack. And that risk is only increasing. In 2017, the number of ransomware attacks increased by 30x and the number of breaches increased by 40%.
In an era where attacks involving ransomware and other malware are skyrocketing, a growing number of organizations are turning to endpoint detection and response software to help mitigate the risks. But implementation can present many challenges.
If 2017 was the year of ransomware innovation, 2018 is well on its way to being known as the year of cryptocurrency mining malware. Numerous studies have found that the most seen malware attacks today are designed for cryptojacking. But while ransomware campaigns may be down, they're far from out.
Incident response is a critical pillar of an effective endpoint security program, one that will gain importance as GDPR enforcement comes into play on May 25. Organizations must be ready to react if and when an incident occurs in order to meet the stringent requirements that apply during an incident.
While some security experts see endpoint detection and response suites, or EDRs, as the successor to endpoint protection platforms, or EPPs, both have a role to play in securing the enterprise.
Implementing EDRs is time-consuming and requires specialized skills. EDRs generate so much finely detailed technical data...
With the explosion of laptops, IoT, tablets, smartphones and other smart technologies, endpoints are the single largest group of devices inside your network today. Managing all of your assets and their software requires three foundational steps.
The healthcare sector is slowly making progress yet still has a long way to go in ensuring that all endpoint devices are being effectively protected, says security expert Mac McMillan. What steps need to be taken?