Month: January 2020

We’re co-hosting a webinar today (Wed. 1/29 at 3 pm EST) with Michael Osterman, President of Osterman Research, that will focus on the public sector threat landscape.  Webinar: Cybersecurity Challenges and Solutions for State & Local Governments Wednesday, January 29th | Noon PDT (3:00 PM EDT) Register to attend on BrightTALK Osterman Research is preparing […]

Source: By Rene Kolga Microsoft’s End of Extended Support date for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008/R2 was January 14, and that seems to be creating a global panic. But don’t let the alarmist news headlines or Microsoft’s apparent attempt to discourage you from participating in its own Extended Security Updates (ESU) program scare […]

By Rene Kolga Nyotron founder and CTO Nir Gaist and I recently led a webinar on the Nyotron Research team’s discovery of the RIPlace evasion technique that malicious actors can use to bypass anti-ransomware technologies and other security solutions. The recording is now available for free here.  Nir explained how the technique leverages a legacy […]

By Ira Winkler, CISSP I am frequently asked to write predictions for the coming year. To summarize my expectations for 2020: the same as 2019, but worse. It’s not possible for the industry to make sweeping changes in a mere 12 months.  Security is an iterative and an evolutionary problem, not revolutionary. When you look at […]

By Ira Winkler, CISSP Traditional anti-malware software looks for files with known signatures to detect those that contain malicious software. When a server or email client receives a file, the security software scans for malware. However, if malware can somehow avoid being scanned, it has a chance to cause harm. Steganography is one proven way attackers […]

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