Category: Frontline Security

A Comprehensive Approach to Detect and Block the Struts Critical Vulnerability

A Comprehensive Approach to Detect and Block the Struts Critical Vulnerability

With hackers taking advantage of the Apache Struts vulnerability and aggressively attacking enterprises worldwide, Qualys can protect your organization from this critical bug, which is hard to detect and difficult to patch. Recently disclosed, the Struts vulnerability is being actively attacked in the wild, as hackers jump at the chance to hit high-profile targets by […]

Protecting Those Who Protect Others: Introducing SlashPRO Slash Resistant Clothing

Protecting Those Who Protect Others: Introducing SlashPRO Slash Resistant Clothing

SlashPRO Slash Resistant Clothing is designed to protect frontline professionals working in hostile environments, including prison and correctional facility officers, homeland security professionals, police officers and those in the private security sector. Slashing dangers are relatively frequent for these workers and an occupational risk faced on a daily basis. Rapid blood loss often leads to […]

Editor's Interview With Retired Head of Counter Terrorism for City of London Police

Editor’s Interview With Retired Head of Counter Terrorism for City of London Police

Brett Lovegrove, retired head of counter terrorism for City of London Police KEYNOTE TOUR STARTS 27 March 2017 ASM READER DISCOUNT CODE: ASMMEM discount code will give readers the same price as RMIA members What is your opinion on the current US Administration’s hard-line policy on immigration, and do you see this, potentially, exacerbating global […]

Exploring the cybercrime underground

Exploring the cybercrime underground

Cybercrime persists as an epidemic that continues to worsen every year, with associated impacts and losses on an alarming rise. Some of what contributes to the growth of the cybercrime underground is the convenience, speed, and anonymity the Internet provides to enable online crimes. An important enabler to the cybercrime eco-system are darknet markets. Darknet […]

Trend Micro 2016 security roundup reveals 752 percent increase in ransomware

Trend Micro 2016 security roundup reveals 752 percent increase in ransomware

Trend Micro has released its annual security roundup report, “2016 security roundup: a record year for enterprise threats,” revealing 2016 was truly the year of online extortion. Cyber threats reached an all-time high in 2016, with ransomware and Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams gaining increased popularity among cybercriminals looking to extort enterprises. A 752 percent increase […]

Symantec Security Response: Android ransomware requires victim to speak unlock code

Symantec Security Response: Android ransomware requires victim to speak unlock code

Symantec Security Reponse has issued a warning against a new ransomware that is activated verbally, targeting Android phones. The ransomware – a variant of Android.Lockdroid.E – listens to the user and waits for an unlock code to be spoken, instead of the traditional method of typing it in. Once Android.Lockdroid.E infects a device it locks […]

Context Warns of Cyber Spy in the Boardroom

Context Warns of Cyber Spy in the Boardroom

Security Researchers demonstrate ease of hacking into conference phones to listen in Criminals can gain a treasure trove of sensitive information by listening in to board meetings, suggest security researchers at Context Information Security, who have shown that some conference phone systems might be at risk from hackers.   The Context team managed to gain […]

Carbon Black only vendor to secure perfect prevention score in NSS Labs’ advanced endpoint protection test - stopped all attacks

Carbon Black only vendor to secure perfect prevention score in NSS Labs’ advanced endpoint protection test – stopped all attacks

Carbon Black achieves 100 per cent block rate and 100 per cent on total coverage Carbon Black has announced it achieved 100 per cent block rate and 100 per cent total coverage score in NSS Labs’ Advanced Endpoint Protection (AEP) Test, securing the distinguished rating: “recommended for security effectiveness” by NSS Labs. Carbon Black was the only […]

Cybersecurity: Recommendations for President Trump, Implications for Israel

Cybersecurity: Recommendations for President Trump, Implications for Israel

By Col. (res.) Shai Shabtai EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Two reports on cybersecurity – one commissioned by President Obama and the other by CSIS – have been placed on the desk of President Trump. They are different in their approach: one promotes an evolutionary policy based on procedural and “soft” tools, and the other espouses an activist […]

CrowdStrike Introduces Enhanced Endpoint Machine Learning Capabilities and Advanced Endpoint Protection Modules

CrowdStrike Introduces Enhanced Endpoint Machine Learning Capabilities and Advanced Endpoint Protection Modules

– Company continues to accelerate pace of replacement of legacy AV solutions in both enterprise and SMB markets – CrowdStrike has announced new capabilities and features that provide customers with unmatched prevention against malware and malware-free attacks and a variety of unique product modules that further expand CrowdStrike’s suite of offerings. Among the innovative, new capabilities […]