Convergence of Security, Networking Services Accelerates

Convergence of Security, Networking Services Accelerates

IT security is becoming a bigger factor in deciding which software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) platform an enterprise IT organization chooses to deploy. Both Cisco Systems and SonicWall are responding to that ...
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Hackers Exploit Critical Flaw in WordPress GDPR Compliance Plug-in

Hackers Exploit Critical Flaw in WordPress GDPR Compliance Plug-in

Hackers are breaking into WordPress websites by exploiting a recently patched privilege escalation vulnerability in a popular plug-in that allows site owners to conform to the GDPR user data collection requirements. The ...
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Achieving Performance and Security

User Experience: Achieving Performance and Security

Slow or inconsistent devices are the bane of a user’s existence. It’s understandable, as these types of experiences inhibit the user’s ability to be productive. But, a compromised user poses greater risks ...
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ForeSight Acquires SecurityMatters for IoT Security

ForeSight Acquires SecurityMatters for IoT Security

ForeScout Technologies has acquired SecurityMatters for $113 million as part of an effort to extend the reach of its cybersecurity offerings into the realm of operational technology (OT) platforms for IoT. Jonathan ...
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Zero-Day Exploit Published for VM Escape Flaw in VirtualBox

Zero-Day Exploit Published for VM Escape Flaw in VirtualBox

A security researcher disclosed a yet unpatched zero-day vulnerability in the popular VirtualBox virtualization software that can be exploited from a guest operating system to break out of the virtual machine and ...
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Adequacy Agreements, Legislation and Compliance

Adequacy Agreements, Legislation and Compliance in a GDPR World

While Capitol Hill is inundated with proposed privacy legislations from the Data Breach Prevention and Compensation Act (DBPCA), the CLOUD Act and the ENCRYPT Act, organizations the world over are trying to ...
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Flaws in Self-Encrypting SSDs Compromise Data Encryption

Flaws in Self-Encrypting SSDs Compromise Data Encryption

Researchers have found serious weaknesses in self-encrypting solid-state drives (SSDs) that could allow attackers to compromise data stored on them without knowing the encryption password. Researchers Carlo Meijer and Bernard van Gastel ...
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Cybersecurity Becoming Bigger SD-WAN Concern

Cybersecurity Becoming Bigger SD-WAN Concern

The first wave of software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) was squarely focused on reducing costs by reducing the need to backhaul network traffic from every branch office to a data center. In ...
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Freedom of Speech Becoming Extinct

Online Freedom of Speech is Becoming Extinct

It’s long been said freedom of speech is not universal and the actions of numerous governments are reinforcing this in spades, as the fourth estate and bloggers continue to be silenced. In ...
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Symantec Acquisitions Further AI Strategy

Symantec Acquisitions Further AI Strategy

Symantec this week moved this week to expand its portfolio of security offerings by acquiring Appthority and Javelin Networks as part of a larger artificial intelligence (AI) strategy being driven by a ...
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