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New infosec products of the week: October 22, 2021

Here’s a look at the most interesting product releases from the past week, featuring releases from SecLytics, SecurID, Splunk, ThreatConnect and ZeroFox. ThreatConnect launches Risk Quantifier 6.0 to bring cyber risk quantification for businesses ThreatConnect Risk Quantifier (RQ) enables companies to see the financial risks they face from cyber attacks...

CDR: The secret cybersecurity ingredient used by defense and intelligence agencies

It’s very rare that the defense and intelligence community is vulnerable to file-based attacks. After all, for these organizations security is not a business case, it’s a case of national security. More commercial businesses should look to the defense and intelligence community for guidance on improving security posture. It’s not that they have the...

Embracing secure hybrid work with four foundational IT controls

Hybrid work has become the norm for many businesses. In fact, a 2021 survey conducted by HR consulting firm Mercer found that out of a group of 510 employers with flexible work programs in place, 70% plan to adopt a hybrid work model. While the new work-from-anywhere revolution provides more flexibility for workers, it also creates real security concerns...

Security changes needed to protect corporate networks from non-business IoT devices

Cyber adversaries know that one small IoT sensor can provide entry into a corporate network to launch ransomware attacks and more. According to a survey of IT decision-makers by Palo Alto Networks, 78% of respondents (among those whose organization has IoT devices connected to its network) reported an increase in non-business IoT devices on corporate...

Fraud detection and prevention market size to reach $62.7 billion by 2028

The global fraud detection and prevention market size is expected to reach $62.7 billion by 2028, registering a CAGR of 15.4%, according to ResearchAndMarkets. Rise in incidences of mobile payment frauds, phishing, and card frauds, and their subsequent impact on businesses and resultant financial losses are anticipated to drive market growth over the...

Tech support scams becoming the top phishing threat to consumers

NortonLifeLock published a report detailing the top consumer cybersecurity insights and takeaways from July to September 2021. The latest findings show tech support scams, which often arrive as a pop-up alert convincingly disguised using the names and branding of major tech companies, have become the top phishing threat to consumers. Tech support scams...

Business composability: Mastering the risk of accelerating change and creating new business value

Enterprises must embrace business composability to thrive through disruption in 2022 and beyond, according to Gartner’s survey of CIOs and technology executives. Business composability is the mindset, technologies, and set of operating capabilities that enable organizations to innovate and adapt quickly to changing business needs. It is built on applying...

Graylog Security provides security teams with ML-based anomaly detection solutions

Graylog, a global provider of next-generation log management and SIEM solutions, is announcing Graylog Security. Designed to overcome legacy Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) challenges, Graylog’s scalable, flexible cybersecurity platform makes security analysts’ jobs easier and faster. With SIEM, Anomaly Detection, and User Entity...

Hillstone Networks iSource helps customers maintain their security posture

Hillstone Network introduced iSource, an XDR (extended threat response) solution. “iSource is groundbreaking and literally embodies our mantra and vision of helping our customers ‘see, understand, and act’ on threats,” said Tim Liu, co-founder & CTO, Hillstone Networks. “iSource allows you to comprehensively see by connecting all devices through...

Phishing Tackle releases Smishing-as-a-Service to reduce the risk of text message phishing

Phishing Tackle released simulated Smishing-as-a-Service to the ever-growing capabilities of their phishing, policy management, and security awareness training platform. With smishing attacks from the cyber criminals up by 700% from January to June 2021 in the UK alone, smishing is an essential tool to tackle phishing that an organization must now deploy....

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