Welcome to Virsec’s monthly newsletter, your resource for industry news, analysis of the latest developing threats and new approaches to protect your applications and business from advanced cyberattacks. For more information please go to our website or contact us directly to discuss your security needs.
– Virsec Team
Virsec’s Solution Message: Our Unique Approach to Cybersecurity
Delivered by Willy Leichter, this presentation gives a clear written and audio overview of Virsec’s unique approach to cybersecurity and how it provides unmatched runtime application visibility and protection.
What You Might Have Missed In the News
Healthcare Orgs Suffering Higher Than Average Ratio & Rising Threats from Ransomware, Phishing Attacks
As we see the number of cyber breaches increasing daily, the medical field is among the hardest hit industries. 75% of the loss of medical records is due to data breaches from hackers and IT incidents, including ransomware.
Security Tech Tip
The Existential Crisis of a WAF
If a WAF could think for itself during the first part of a Zero-Day attack, it would be singing the “ignorance is bliss” theme song even as, like a good horror movie, the attack was creeping up on it like a Grim Reaper….
Paper of the Month
The Ransomeware Epidemic
Ransomware attacks are the biggest cyber threat organizations are facing in 2019. Thousands of organizations, schools, city governments and more have been held hostage. Only Virsec detects, stops and delivers unrivaled protection against these and other advanced cyberattacks.
Demo of the Month
Protecting Against Snort IPS Attack
Using a fileless in-memory method to sneak malicious code past conventional defenses, this demo shows you how a vulnerability in a Snort Intrusion Prevention System can be exploited by attackers to begin an attack killchain. Virsec detects this attack & responds within milliseconds.
For qualified customers, Virsec will provide exclusive access to a live, hosted system. The test environment includes the full Virsec platform, hosted applications, and testing tools launching live attacks.