The company’s agentless CNAPP solution aims to secure multi-cloud IaaS and PaaS environments, as well as containers and data, through a single, unified interface. Founded in February 2021, the Santa Clara, California-based company offers support for major cloud infrastructure providers, including AWS, Azure, Google, IBM, and Oracle. Microsec.ai claims to provide visibility into containers, microservices,…

Manufacturing and energy became the second and third most targeted industries last year, respectively. Retail and professional services rounded up the top five most targeted sectors, IBM says. In the latest installment of their annual X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, IBM Security also reveals that ransomware was the most popular attack method in 2020, with a…

Specific numbers are hard to pin down on man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks, but according to IBM’s X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2018, more than one-third of exploitation of inadvertent weaknesses involved MitM attacks. Exactly how do these hacks play out? How do criminals get in and steal information – and how are their techniques evolving? Here’s a…

Multiple Security Flaws Discovered in Visitor Management Systems

The analyzed systems include Lobby Track Desktop (Jolly Technologies), EasyLobby Solo (HID Global), eVisitorPass (Threshold Security), Envoy Passport (Envoy), and The Receptionist (The Receptionist). A total of 19 vulnerabilities were discovered in these systems, and their successful exploitation could lead to exfiltration of data such as visitor logs, contact information, or corporate activities; complete takeover…

Increasing security measures are driving cybercriminals to alter their techniques

Increased security measures and awareness are driving cybercriminals to alter their techniques in search of a better return on investment (ROI). As a result, two major shifts occured, including decreased reliance on malware and a decline in ransomware, as criminals increased their use of other cybercrime techniques with the potential for greater ROI, according to…

Innovation, Collaboration and Security Awareness: What We’re Grateful for This Thanksgiving

2017 has been yet another year full of widespread, highly disruptive ransomware attacks, data-destroying malware outbreaks and other headline-grabbing security incidents. However, with more organizations increasing their level of security awareness, sharing threat intelligence, achieving regulatory compliance, and recruiting more women and new collar workers to launch cybersecurity careers, there is plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

IBM Launches Security Testing Services For Cars, IoT

IBM Security announced on Monday that the services provided by its X-Force Red penetration testing group have been expanded to include connected vehicles and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. IBM X-Force Red, which the company launched one year ago, has been working with automotive manufacturers and third-party suppliers to provide expertise and penetration testing and consulting services.