Posts From Mo Moin

A data breach or intruder alert will send security teams into high gear as they scramble to stem the damage and determine the cause. That task was challenging enough even when IT ran all its operations on its own infrastructure,

Last week, Trend Micro came to Boston for its annual Trend Insights industry analyst event. The company provided an overview of its business, products, and strategy. Here are a few of my take-aways: Trend Micro is prepared for the next

Whether through ransomware, data theft, a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) attack or General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)-based extortion, criminals demanding money from organizations in exchange for the return of data or to continue business operations continues to be

Group-IB has estimated that crypto exchanges suffered a total loss of $882 million due to targeted attacks between 2017 and 2018. Group-IB, an international company that specializes in preventing cyber attacks,has estimated that cryptocurrency exchanges suffered a total loss of

GreyEnergy, a subgroup of the advanced persistent threat (APT) group known as BlackEnergy, has been attacking the energy sector for the past three years, according to ESET. Back in December of 2015, when approximately 230,000 people suffered a blackout after

Security researchers from ESET published a detailed analysis of a recently discovered cyber espionage group tracked as GreyEnergy. Security experts from ESET published a detailed analysis of a recently discovered threat actor tracked as GreyEnergy, its activity emerged in concurrence

In a new survey on cybersecurity culture, 90% of the nearly 5,000 technology professionals who participated identified a gap in their existing culture and the cybersecurity culture they would like to have, according to ISACA and CMMI Institute. The Cybersecurity

Whether you’re just getting your small business off the ground or growing an already successful venture, onboarding and maintaining your employees’ tech gadgets are important steps. Unfortunately, IT can be expensive — and out of the question for many small

Fortinet and Bitdefender are hoping that their latest acquisitions will augment their threat intelligence offerings, with each organization today announcing that it has completed an acquisition that will enhance its existing security solutions. Fortinet has finalized its acquisition of the

As cybersecurity professionals, we try to prevent attackers from gaining access to our networks but protecting perimeters that have grown exponentially with the rise of mobile devices, distributed teams, and the internet of things (IoT) is not easy. The unpalatable

Splunk recently addressed several vulnerabilities in Enterprise and Light products, some of them have been rated “high severity.” Splunk Enterprise solution allows organizations to aggregate, search, analyze, and visualize data from various sources that are critical to business operations. The

Attackers are targeting high-value servers using a three of hacking tools from NSA arsenal, including DarkPulsar, that were leaked by the Shadow Brokers hacker group. The hackers used the powerful cyber weapons to compromise systems used in aerospace, nuclear energy,

Oracle has just released a security update to prevent 2.3 million servers running the RPCBIND service from being used in amplified DDoS attacks. The flaw was discovered by the Brazilian researcher Mauricio Correa, founder of Brazilian security company XLabs. The

Millions of voter records are available for sale on the Dark Web, experts discovered over 35 million US voter records for sale in a hacking forum. Millions of voter records are available for sale on the Dark Web, experts from

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has blocked more than 10 cyber-attacks per week in its first two years of operation, blaming nation states for the majority of incidents. The government body was spun out of GCHQ in 2016

Executive-level security professionals fear their organizations are not well positioned to respond to a cyber-attack, according to the results of a new poll from Deloitte. In a poll of more than 3,150 security professionals across all industries and sectors taken