Security as a Strategic Imperative

By Anthony Grieco In the digital era, every company is considered a technology company. Whether you provide electricity, banking or public transportation, you are increasingly dependent upon the internet and network connectively. If all companies are technology companies, that means all companies need to prioritize cybersecurity as a strategic imperative to ensure they are connected, digitized and successful. […]

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Vulnerability Spotlight: The Circle of a Bug’s Life

By Talos Group Cisco Talos is disclosing several vulnerabilities identified in Circle with Disney. Circle with Disney is a network device designed to monitor the Internet use of children on a given network. Circle pairs wirelessly, with your home Wi-Fi and allows you to manage every device on the network, tablet, TV, or laptop. It can also pair […]

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Vulnerability Spotlight: Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cesanta Mongoose Server

By Talos Group These vulnerabilities were discovered by Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos Today, Talos is disclosing several vulnerabilities that have been identified in Cesanta Mongoose server. Cesanta Mongoose is a library implementing a number of networking protocols, including HTTP, MQTT, MDNS and others. It is designed with embedded devices in mind and as such is used in […]

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Fortinet CEO Ken Xie & CISO Phil Quade to Present at The Summit AT&T Business Event on New Approach Needed for Enterprises to Win the Cybersecurity Battle

Fortinet CEO Ken Xie & CISO Phil Quade to Present at The Summit AT&T Business Event on New Approach Needed for Enterprises to Win the Cybersecurity Battle

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Threat Round Up for Oct 20 – Oct 27

By Talos Group Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between October 20 and October 27. As with previous round-ups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavior characteristics, indicators of compromise, and how our customers are automatically […]

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Filling the Cybersecurity Professionals Gap – with Women

By Alison Gleeson Due to the high-profile data breaches, cybersecurity has become a household word. Think back to just one month ago, when the data breach at Equifax exposed the personal information for 145.5 million consumers – almost half of all Americans. At Cisco, we know our customers and other business leaders are increasingly aware of this important […]

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Fortinet Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Fortinet Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

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Data Center Application Layer Attacks

By Christina Hausman There have been a number of articles written on data center outages and their business costs of lost productivity, infrastructure damage, loss of brand reputation and goodwill in the marketplace, and litigation costs. Data center outages can occur from a number of factors such as such as component quality issues, power supply disturbances, or human […]

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Vulnerability Spotlight: Apache OpenOffice Vulnerabilities

By Talos Group Today, Talos is releasing details of three new vulnerabilities discovered within Apache OpenOffice application. The first vulnerability, TALOS-2017-0295 within OpenOffice Writer, the second TALOS-2017-0300 in the Draw application, and the third TALOS-2017-0301 discovered in the Writer application. All three vulnerabilities allow arbitrary code execution to be performed. Read More >>

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Gartner releases report on the transformation of the SWG market

By Kevin Rollinson On September 12, Gartner – the leading research and advisory company – released a competitive report on the secure web gateway (SWG) market. The report highlights the significant transformation as the traditional SWG gives way to a new platform –– the secure internet gateway (SIG). Gartner states, “the SIG service platform offers a new promise to […]

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