The cloud is a network of servers housing data, software, and services. Cloud services are commonly accessed via the Internet, instead of locally in a data center. Businesses are increasingly relying on the cloud for cybersecurity for two key reasons: 1. Due to a changing threat landscape, there’s a need for more scale, accuracy, experience, and collective intelligence. These resources are out of reach internally for most organizations. 2. There are fundamental limits with on-premises hardware mitigation appliances and enterprise data centers for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) and web attack protection.
Reports of cyberattacks now dominate the headlines. And while most high-profile attacks—including the major breaches at JP Morgan, Anthem and Slack—originated outside of the victimized organizations, theft and misuse of data by privileged users is on the rise.
In fact, 69% of enterprise security professionals said they have experienced the theft or corruption of company information at the hands of trusted insiders.1 There are also cases where a company’s third-party contractors, vendors or partners have been responsible for network breaches, either through malicious or inadvertent behavior.
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy.
Software is at the heart of every business, in every industry. From planning to development to management and security, CA is working with companies worldwide to change the way we live, transact and communicate—across mobile, private and public cloud, distributed and mainframe environments.
Learn about the origins, tactics, types, and targets of cyber- attacks and emerging threats and trends from post-attack analysis and intelligence by cybersecurity and DDoS mitigation experts. Includes quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year trends, plus spotlights on recent DDoS and web application attacks and review of the past quarter’s hot-topic issues in cybersecurity.
This paper touches upon the following topics:
-Critical vulnerabilities are on the decline, but still pose a significant threat
-Mature technologies introduce continued risk
-Mobile platforms represent a major growth area for vulnerabilities
-Web applications remain a substantial source of vulnerabilities
-Cross-site scripting remains a major threat to organizations and users
-Effective mitigation for cross-frame scripting remains noticeably absent
Ransomware is the fastest growing malware threat today. Utilize these security best practices and risk mitigation strategies to improve your overall security posture.
Discover how to:
• Reduce risk of ransomware
• Get immediate protection against attacks
• Prevent malware from spreading laterally
To find out how to keep your business protected, we recommend Ransomware Defense For Dummies.
Financial institutions seeking to attract new customers and revenue channels are expanding into digital services, real-time payments and global transactions. However, with every new service, criminals are developing innovative ways to infiltrate financial systems, and older technologies that mitigate fraud no longer work as effectively.
So how can financial institutions respond to this growing threat?
Fortunately, more advanced technologies hold great potential for real-time financial crime mitigation. Learn about five current and emerging technologies that could impact money laundering and fraud mitigation, including artificial intelligence/machine learning, blockchain, biometrics, predictive analytics (hybrid model) and APIs.
Read the latest Fiserv white paper: Five Tech Trends That Can Transform How Financial Institutions Detect and Prevent Financial Crime.
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Apr 20, 2016
Innovative practices lead to innovative results. Using our pillars to build a security program helps businesses develop user visibility and behavioral context. Total awareness — “seeing” the extent of your user behavior — starts with five pillars and ends with unquestioned success.
Download this eBook to learn:
- How the use of advanced analytics generates powerful insights to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats
- Why Cyber Threat Analysis is the most effective defensive strategy
- How analysts benefit from the use of sophisticated data visualization to identify hidden threat relationships and patterns
- Why shifting from attack prevention to mitigation is a more practical goal for commercial organizations
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Dec 27, 2018
Helping agencies prepare and respond to this threat is a key reason
GSA and DHS developed the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
(CDM) program in 2013. The program was designed to provide
agencies with quick access to automated network monitoring
and risk-assessment tools that are able to quickly prioritize and
remediate security vulnerabilities. DHS is authorized to pay for the
first two years of the program as an incentive for implementing
CDM. Agencies are making progress, but as Kent’s statement
suggests, there is still work to do.
For anywhere, anytime, any-device mobile engagement, implementing a stateless architecture calls for building protection in the application layer, moving from device management to risk-based device inspection, performing real-time threat detection and mitigation, and leveraging cloud technologies.
For SIEM to help usher in more effective security and risk management strategies—particularly related to threat mitigation, embracing trends, and aligning with business priorities—these five business issues must be addressed. McAfee spoke with SIEM users and this brief lists those top issues along with corresponding customer case studies and use cases.
As a website building service for consumers, Weebly is often the target of DDoS attacks. Previously they mitigated attacks through an internally built security infrastructure but the increasing scale and complexity of DDoS attacks had the company evaluating secondary protection. Learn how Weebly is well protected from DDoS threats of all sizes and complexities after incorporating an added layer of protection and resulting uninterrupted DDoS mitigation and analysis.
In this on-demand webinar, John Kindervag, Senior Analyst at Forrester Research, defines "zero-trust architecture," outlines the 5 steps needed to make this model actionable, and explains how his clients are adopting a "zero-trust architecture."
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: May 11, 2009
Securing your email is a complex process that takes time and uses resources that can be better deployed elsewhere in your business. Moving on-premise email security into the cloud not only saves time and money, but also reduces risk and takes advantages of economies of scale to deliver an effective, dedicated security platform that unshackles users and releases the potential of your mail.
Published By: Lumension
Published Date: Feb 07, 2014
Memory injections are on the rise. And traditional endpoint security tools can do little to stop them. Here’s what you need to know about memory-based attacks—and how to effectively protect against them.
Published By: Incapsula
Published Date: Jul 11, 2014
Given today's threat landscape and the availability of inexpensive "Do it yourself DDoS attack kits,” commercial websites of all sizes have become targets of DDoS attacks. This guide offers online businesses practical guidelines and evaluation criteria for choosing their DDoS mitigation solution.
"Integrated Threat Management for Dummies lays the foundation for effective tools and techniques that work together to counter today's advanced threats.
Read the ebook to learn:
The principles of attack prevention
How security tools work together to protect an organization
IBM's tools for prevention, detection, and response"
This white paper examines the DDoS threat spectrum including conventional network attacks, HTTP and SSL floods, and an emerging wave of low-bandwidth threats, plus the new threat vectors likely to target emerging service platforms.
This white paper examines why IPS devices and firewalls fail to stop DDoS threats. It also describes how an intelligent DDoS mitigation system (IDMS) offers an ideal solution by enabling a layered defense strategy to combat DDoS attacks.