Michael Vizard, Author at Security Boulevard

DevSecOps: Cisco Extends Scope of Security Analytics Platform

Cisco Systems is extending the reach and scope the security capabilities of the Tetration analytics platform to include identification of software vulnerabilities and exposures, baselining process behavior and identifying any deviations. The goal is to provide finer-grained controls over workloads for organizations embracing DevSecOps, said Yogesh Kaushik, senior director for ... Read More
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PhishMe Rebrands to Apply AI to Combat Social Engineering Attacks

PhishMe Rebrands to Apply AI to Combat Social Engineering Attacks

PhishMe, a provider of training tools employed by organizations to help end users better recognize spear phishing attacks such as social engineering, announced today it will now be known as Cofense, after being acquired by a private equity firm. Cofense CEO Rohyt Belani, who held the same position as the ... Read More
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Cisco Report Confirms Cyber Attacks More Sophisticated

An annual report on the state of cybersecurity released Feb. 21 by Cisco Systems suggests cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and devious in their attacks to compromise IT environments. Based on a survey of 3,600 chief security officers (CSOs) and security operations (SecOps) managers from 26 countries, the report finds ... Read More
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Oracle Bets on Machine Learning Algorithms to Secure IT Future

At its recent OpenWorld 2017 conference, Oracle kicked off a multi-pronged effort that promises to employ machine learning algorithms and other artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to address data security once and for all. The first of those efforts is centered around a forthcoming managed instance of an autonomous Oracle 18c ... Read More

SAP CISO: Application Security Still Too Difficult

Many advances in application security have been made over the years, yet building and deploying secure applications remains a challenge for even the most well-heeled of organizations. Justin Somaini, chief information security officer (CISO) for SAP, says the sheer volume of code coupled with the increased rate at which additional ... Read More