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Public Entities Are Under (Cyber)Attack

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Virsec in the News|

PropertyCasualty360, March 25, 2020, with comments by Willy Leichter; As cyberattack risks are set to increase sharply in the coming months and years, no one is immune and many are unprepared. As we see new victims in the daily news falling prey to cyberattacks, public entities are especially vulnerable to cyberattack. They typically don’t have big IT or security budgets [...]

Virsec 1 of 15 BuiltIn-SF’s Cybersecurity Companies in Silicon Valley Helping Prevent Online Attacks

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: Virsec in the News|

As people continue to store their personal information on laptops and mobile devices, the world faces the mounting threat of identity theft. In recent years, in fact, cyber crime has reached new heights, as evidenced by the infamous cyberattack on Sony Pictures in 2014, which leaked a large amount of confidential data and prompted the studio to build up better online defenses. As [...]

Cybersecurity: Poised for a Giant Leap Forward

By |March 7th, 2020|Categories: Virsec in the News|

SC Media, March 2, 2020, with comments from Atiq Raza, Satya Gupta & Willy Leichter Cybersecurity has been around a long time, for the most part living a long life with decent health. But the industry is now whole-heartedly ready for transformation. The industry has experienced incremental change over the years with an influx of products with varying degrees of [...]

Their Story | Virsec | A Conversation With Willy Leichter

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Virsec in the News|

A Their Story interview with Sean Martin and Marco Ciappelli Guest: Willy Leichter The organization telling us their story today is Virsec. Listen to the podcast Your reliance on patch management as a solution to your risk management problems isn’t working. Tomorrow isn’t going to be any better. So, now what? Our guest today, Willy Leichter, points out that the [...]

CISA Warns Critical Infrastructure Sectors After Ransomware Successfully Attacks Pipeline Operator

By |February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Virsec in the News|

SC Media, IS Buzz News, February 19, 2020, with comments by Saurabh Sharma; A natural gas compression facility had to shut down this week after being hit by a ransomware attack. The DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is now warning operators to step up security. As is often the method, the attackers placed a malicious link in a spearphishing [...]

Virsec Recognized With 9 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards – 5 Gold & 4 Silver

By |February 21st, 2020|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Virsec Awards Range from Application Security & Memory Protection to ICS/SCADA security & Most Innovative Company, and More The 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards are intended to honor individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. Awards were given in the following categories: 2020 Cybersecurity Professional Awards 2020 Cybersecurity Product / Service Awards 2020 Cybersecurity Company Awards [...]

Security Guy TV Episode 1486, RSA 2020 Pre-Show Interview with Willy Leichter

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Security Guy TV Host Chuck Harold interviews Willy Leichter with Virsec Listen and watch interview now Chuck Harold: “Hi Everybody. Welcome back to a special edition of Security Guy TV with your host, Chuck Harold and this is Episode 1,486! With my friend Mr. Willy with Virsec.com. He’s going to be at RSA Booth #1653 in the South Expo. Mr. [...]

Should Data Centers Have Common Physical Infrastructure Security Standards?

By |February 9th, 2020|Categories: Virsec in the News|

If the industry doesn’t formulate a set of standards for securing critical infrastructure, regulators might. Security regulations exist for several industries – HIPAA for medical, PCI for credit cards and payment processing, but nothing for the security of data center physical infrastructure. At least not that’s required. The International Society of Automation IEC 62443 standard gives security requirements for industrial [...]

Finalists Announced for Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Virsec a Finalist in Nine Categories We are excited to announce that the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards published their official finalists this week and Virsec is a finalist in nine (9) categories. View finalists and categories We’d like to give our sincere thanks to everyone who voted for Virsec! Here are the four award categories and Virsec is represented in all [...]