Equifax breach report highlights multiple security failures

By |2018-12-15T20:39:30+00:00December 14th, 2018|Virsec in the News|

Search Security, December 12, 2018, with comments by Satya Gupta; An Equifax breach report, based on a government investigation, blamed the incident on multiple security failures and concluded the breach was preventable. Equifax's own accountability in their data breach After a 14-month congressional investigation into the Equifax breach, the US House Committee on Oversight and [...]

MY TAKE: Massive Marriott breach continues seemingly endless run of successful hacks

By |2018-12-15T20:41:02+00:00December 5th, 2018|Virsec in the News|

The Last Watchdog, 12/3/18, with comments from Satya Gupta; Target, Home Depot, Yahoo, Blue Cross, Marriott and more – familiar names to us that now all share being subjects of massive data breaches. The latest of Marriott’s, through Starwood hotels that Marriott merged with in 2016, is second in size only to Yahoo. Yahoo holds [...]

Their Story Chats At Black Hat Conference 2018 | Willy Leichter From Virsec

By |2018-11-09T21:28:59+00:00November 9th, 2018|Virsec in the News|

A Their Story interview with John Dasher, November 4, 2018, Interview with Willy Leichter; Listen to chat below ITSPmagazine’s John Dasher sat down at Black Hat 2018 with Willy Leichter, Vice President of Marketing at Virsec to talk about how Virsec protects enterprises from advanced memory-based attacks at near 100% accuracy with a novel approach. [...]

Ponemon 2018 Endpoint Security Risk Report: 64% Of Enterprises Compromised, Attack Costs Up 42%, 4x More Likely To Be Hit With Zero Day/Fileless Attack Vs Prior Year

By |2018-11-09T21:29:40+00:00November 8th, 2018|Virsec in the News|

Information Security Buzz, October 18, 2018, by Satya Gupta Among findings in the new Ponemon 2018 State of Endpoint Security Risk report: --64% of enterprises have been compromised in the past 12 months by attacks --The cost of a successful cyber-attack increased 42% year/year --Organizations are now 4x more likely to be hit with a [...]

Why the best antivirus software isn’t enough (and why you still need it)

By |2018-11-09T21:16:05+00:00November 7th, 2018|Virsec in the News|

CSO & CIO, October 29, 2018 with comments by Satya Gupta; Antivirus software doesn't stop malware, nor can it keep up with new malware or variants of known malware, but it still plays a role in an overall endpoint protection strategy. New threats get past traditional antivirus with predictable reliability, which includes zero-day exploits and [...]

GreyEnergy Spy APT Mounts Sophisticated Effort Against Critical Infrastructure

By |2018-10-24T01:31:05+00:00October 24th, 2018|Uncategorized, Virsec in the News|

Threat Post & Journal of CyberPolicy, October 19, 2018, with comments by Ray DeMeo; Most people in the cybersecurity space remember BlackEnergy, the advanced persistent threat (APT) responsible for attacking and shutting down electrical grids in Ukraine in December three years ago. Now BlackEnergy has an architecturally similar and more modern successor, GreyEnergy, that’s emerged [...]

7 best practices for working with cybersecurity startups

By |2018-10-29T00:24:21+00:00October 17th, 2018|Virsec in the News|

CSO Online, October 9, 2018, with comments by Atiq Raza; Cybersecurity startups are in a unique position to assist organizations with their security. They can move and react more nimbly to situations and bring innovations to market quickly, sometimes faster than their larger competitors. They sometimes can be more available and provide more customized services. [...]

Aveva World Summit 2018

By |2018-10-12T22:03:16+00:00October 12th, 2018|Virsec in the News|

Live from Aveva World Summit. Vishal Mahna, Global Practice Head for Monitoring and Control at AVEVA, along with Atiq Raza and Saurabh Sharma, Virsec Systems. https://www.facebook.com/avevasolutions/videos/481708952330297/ #AvevaWorld Summit 2018