Michael Vizard, Author at Security Boulevard
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How SASE Enables Zero-Trust

On this episode of The View With Vizard, Mike Vizard talks with Kelly Ahuja, CEO of Versa Networks about their latest $84 million funding round and the ways SASE enables zero-trust. The video is below followed by a transcript of the conversation. Announcer: This is Digital Anarchist. Michael Vizard: Thanks ... Read More
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The Perils of Cyber Insurance

On this episode of The View With Vizard, host Mike Vizard talks with Max Pruger, general manager of compliance for Kaseya, about the pros and cons, benefits and pitfalls of cyber insurance. The video is below, followed by a transcript of the conversation. Mike Vizard: Hey, guys. Thanks for the ... Read More
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Rapid7 Acquires IntSights to Gain External Threat Intelligence

Rapid7, Inc. this week announced it has acquired IntSights Cyber Intelligence Ltd. for $335 million as part of an effort to provide more visibility into potential external threats as they unfold on the dark web. Richard Perkett, vice president of detection and response for Rapid7, said IntSights expands Rapid7’s detection ... Read More
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Salt Security Report Highlights Prevalence of API Vulnerabilities

Salt Security, a provider of a platform for securing application programming interfaces (APIs), today published a report that reveals the existence of vulnerabilities in APIs in an unidentified platform employed widely in the financial services industry that could be easily compromised. Company researchers identified inadequate authorization for data access, inadequate ... Read More
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Kaseya Postpones Bringing ITSM Platforms Back Up

Kaseya has decided to postpone bringing its IT service management (ITSM) platform back online after a ransomware attack until Sunday afternoon July 11, 2021, Eastern Standard Time. Previously, the company had committed to bringing both the software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform and the on-premises edition of its platform back online earlier this ... Read More
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Kaseya Starts Recovery After REvil Attack

Kaseya is now reporting the software-as-a-service (SaaS) instance of its Virtual System Administrator (VSA) platform will be back online sometime between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. EST today. It expects the on-premises editions of VSA to be patched within 24 hours after that. The company has also committed to providing ... Read More
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Kaseya Details REvil Attack, Incident Response Plan

Kaseya, an IT service management (ITSM) tools provider employed by managed service providers (MSPs) and internal IT teams, announced it will keep the software-as-a-service (SaaS) edition of its platform offline until further notice after a ransomware attack impacted approximately 40 of its customers. Some of those customers are MSPs, which ... Read More
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Barracuda Networks Acquires SKOUT Cybersecurity

Barracuda Networks this week extended the scope of its cybersecurity portfolio by agreeing to acquire SKOUT Cybersecurity. SKOUT’s security operations center (SOC) service and extended detection and response (XDR) software is primarily made available via managed service providers (MSPs). Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Neal Bradbury, vice president ... Read More
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Menlo Security Poll Finds Resistance to Ransom Demands

A poll of 8,571 individuals conducted on Twitter by Menlo Security suggests business and IT leaders are becoming more inclined to accept financial losses rather than cave to ransomware demands. A full 79% of respondents said they would not pay ransom to regain access to their data. Among those that ... Read More
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JumpCloud Survey: Remote Work Taking a Security Toll

A survey of 400 IT professionals from small to medium enterprises published this week found three quarters of respondents concluded remote work makes it harder for employees to follow good security practices, with two-thirds (66%) admitting they are overwhelmed by the challenge of managing remote work. More than half (56%) ... Read More
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