Critical Infrastructure is Under Assault – Raytheon and Virsec May Have a Solution

By | 2018-04-26T04:23:50+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Virsec in the News|

Critical Infrastructure Is Under Assault – Raytheon and Virsec May Have a Solution Brilliance Security Magazine, April 23, 2018 Raytheon, Virsec Form Alliance to Market Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Federal Times, April 23, 2018 Running on older operating systems and software, critical infrastructure is particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks. And attackers, including nation-state hackers, are sophisticated, skilled [...]

Raytheon, Virsec establish alliance to protect government and critical infrastructure from advanced cyberattacks

By | 2018-04-23T16:27:29+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Press Releases, Virsec in the News|

Agreement augments conventional cyber defenses with innovative commercial technology DULLES, Va., April 23, 2018 – Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) announced an alliance with Virsec to bring commercial cybersecurity tools to global government and critical infrastructure customers. Combined with Raytheon’s decades of cybersecurity defense expertise, Virsec’s patented Trusted Execution™ technology protects networks by detecting deviations in software [...]

CRN Names Virsec Trusted Execution™ as Top Product on List of “20 Hot New Security Products at RSA 2018”

By | 2018-04-24T18:23:49+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Press Releases, Virsec in the News|

Solution for Spectre & Meltdown Thwarts Fileless Microcode-Level Exploits, Detecting and Protecting Against Security Gaps Arising From Speculative Execution Techniques SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virsec, a cybersecurity company delivering a radically new approach to protect against advanced attacks, today announced that its Trusted Execution™ Solution has been named one of "20 Hot [...]

20 Hot New Security Products Announced At RSA 2018

By | 2018-04-21T04:02:55+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Virsec in the News|

Virsec #1 in 20 Hot New Security Products Announced At RSA 2018. Of the 20, here are the Top 10: 1-Virsec Trusted Execution 2-Trend Micro Writing Style DNA 3-Forcepoint Dynamic Data Protection 4-Unisys Stealth 5-Tripwire Container Analyzer Server 6-SonicWall NSv Virtual Firewall 7-Centrify Next-Gen Access 8-CylanceOptics 9-Kenna Application Risk Module 10-CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection Complete [...]

Q&A: How to prepare for Spectre, Meltdown exploits — and next-gen ‘microcode’ attacks

By | 2018-04-16T18:08:09+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Uncategorized, Virsec in the News|

By Byron V. Acohido, The Last Watchdog, April 12, 2018, with comments from Virsec’s Satya Gupta If you think the cyber threat landscape today is nasty, just wait until the battle front drops to the processor chip level. Related article: A primer on microcode vulnerabilities It’s coming, just around the corner. The disclosure in early [...]

Virsec Announces Solution for Spectre & Meltdown Vulnerabilities

By | 2018-04-13T19:52:47+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Press Releases, Virsec in the News|

Virsec Trusted Execution™ Protects Existing Applications Without Changing Application Code, Patching Operating Systems, Updating Microcode or Incurring Significant Performance Degradation San Jose, Calif. – April 12, 2018 – Virsec, a cybersecurity company delivering a radically new approach to protect against advanced attacks, today announced that it has extended its cybersecurity platform to protect applications from [...]

MY TAKE: A breakdown of why Spectre, Meltdown signal a coming wave of ‘microcode’ attacks

By | 2018-04-12T16:42:22+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Uncategorized, Virsec in the News|

By Byron V. Acohido, The Last Watchdog, April 9, 2018, with comments from Virsec’s Atiq Raza and Satya Gupta Hundreds of cybersecurity vendors are making final preparations to put their best foot forward at the RSA Conference at San Francisco’s sprawling Moscone Center next week. This will be my 15th RSA, and I can say [...]

Cyberattack Impacts Company Behind Mariner East Pipelines

By | 2018-04-12T00:18:19+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Virsec in the News|

Philadelphia KYW NewsRadio, April 7, 2018, interview with Willy Leichter; Listen now to Willy’s comments in the radio interview. In the KYW radio interview, Willy Leichter with information security company Virsec Systems in San Jose CA, discusses a cyberattack that struck the company behind the Mariner East pipelines. Fortunately, the pipelines operating across the country [...]

Mike Ruettgers Joins Virsec Board of Directors

By | 2018-04-13T19:53:33+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Press Releases, Virsec in the News|

San Jose, Calif. – March 28, 2018 – Virsec, a cybersecurity company delivering a radically new approach to protect against advanced attacks, today announced that Mike Ruettgers has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Ruettgers is widely known and respected in the technology industry serving for many years as the CEO of EMC Corporation, the [...]

US-CERT Finds Russian Hackers Spent Months Inside Targeted Systems

By | 2018-04-12T00:13:25+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Virsec in the News|

The Implications of US-CERT’s Concerns of Russia Targeting Critical Infrastructure eWeek and Security Boulevard, March 16 & 21, 2018, with comments by Ray DeMeo It’s been stated for a few years now that industrial control systems (ICS) are vulnerable to cyber attacks and that nation state attackers are high on the list of likely attackers. [...]