Snowflake this week launched a new Cybersecurity workload that helps cybersecurity teams to better protect their enterprises using its platform and an extensive ecosystem of partners delivering security capabilities with connected applications, cybersecurity teams can quickly gain visibility and automation at cloud-scale. “With Snowflake’s Data Cloud, cybersecurity teams can break down data silos to enable…

Endpoint protection vendor Cybereason has launched a new incident response (IR) solution to streamline and automate IR investigations. Digital Forensics Incident Response incorporates nuanced forensics artifacts into threat hunting, reducing remediation time by enabling security analysts to contain cyberattacks in minutes, the firm stated in a press release. The release comes in the wake of…

Ransomware attackers demanded dramatically higher ransom fees last year, and the average ransom payment rose by 78% to 541,010, according to data from incident response (IR) cases investigated by Palo Alto Networks Unit 42. IR cases by Unit 42 also saw a whopping 144% increase in ransom demands, to $2.2 million. According to the report,…

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed The company’s MDR solution augments customers’ existing cybersecurity resources to protect on-premise, cloud, SaaS, and hybrid environments, and meet regulatory requirements, including PCI DSS, HIPAA HITECH, GDPR, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), SOC 2, NIST 800-171 and 800-53, ISO 27001, COBIT, and more. Houston, Texas-based Alert Logic, which claims more than…

The nonprofit cybersecurity organization is scanning the web for exposed services that use the Modbus industrial communications protocol on TCP port 502, but Shadowserver’s Piotr Kijewski told SecurityWeek that they plan on introducing many other ICS and operational technology (OT) protocol scans in the near future. Shadowserver has been working with national cybersecurity agencies, law…