Hacker in a security context refers to a type of computer hacker who is involved in computer security/insecurity and is able to exploit systems or gain unauthorized access through skills, tactics and detailed knowledge.
As cyberattacks and fraud continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, organizations are placing a greater emphasis on cyberthreat intelligence as a way to protect against compromise, data breach, and losses from online fraud. Measuring the true value of threat intelligence has been difficult however.
For the first time the Ponemon Institute has conducted a study that reveals the facts behind the impact that weak threat intelligence is having on organizations.
In this fraud alert paper, we’ll highlight the current trends in today’s phishing schemes, with a particular focus on the latest threats emerging from China. Then we’ll offer some ideas and best practices for applying technology to protect both yourself and your customers.
DDoS attacks are the primary threat to the availability of your network. In 2014, the number of DDoS attacks continues its trend upward in both size and complexity. Today, attacks topping 100Gbps have become common. So have complex threats such as application-layer attacks against DNS and encrypted Web services. Taxing security teams even more is the rise in multi vector attacks which target applications, existing stateful infrastructure like Firewalls and IPS devices and upstream connectivity, all in a single sustained attack.
In this whitepaper, noted industry analyst Richard Stiennon examines the emerging requirement in the ongoing arms race with threat actors. Despite years of investment in multiple layers of security defenses, every organization is still wide open to targeted attacks. It is practically impossible to stop all possible attacks. Even next-generation firewalls, complete alerting and logging collected in a SIEM, and universal patch management and vulnerability discovery has proven to be ineffective against threat actors who are motivated, skilled and determined. This paper answers the critical questions about security analytics and explains why it is one of the fastest growing product categories in security.
Fireblade has developed an innovative behavioral approach to website security. It inspects users’ behavior and interactions with and relays the aggregated information to a central cloud, where a continual, real-time risk assessment process uses big data to discern legitimate users from attackers and abusers. Download this whitepaper to learn about this new approach.
In this Gigaom Research Webinar, we will separate the real threats from the hype, identify the most common forms of security breaches, and discuss the tools and processes businesses can put in place to minimize exposure and damage.
Security concerns are still causing delays in the introduction of advanced mobile banking capabilities. But getting mobility back on track can be easy once the path becomes clear. One effective way to detect current and future fraud is through an integrated, adaptable mobile risk engine.
The holistic, integrated fraud-prevention platform from Trusteer, an IBM company, effectively protects financial institutions against the full range of attack vectors responsible for the majority of online and cross-channel fraud, including account takeover.
Join us on June 25th at 2PM BST to find out how to detect sophisticated cyber attacks using network logging technologies and learn how you can use these technologies to create an audit trail of network activity.
The Application Usage And Threat Report provides an analysis of applications and their link to cyber threats within the enterprise. The report summarizes network traffic assessments performed worldwide in more than 5,500 organizations where 2,100 applications, 16,000 unique threats and billions of threat logs were observed.
APTs (advanced persistent threats) have changed the world of enterprise security and how networks and organizations are attacked. This book provides an in-depth examination of real-world
attacks and APTs, the shortcomings of legacy security solutions,
the capabilities of next-generation firewalls, and security best
You want to maximize the potential offered by new technologies and establish an advantage over your competitors, but you know the latest IT developments can also bring new security challenges. This practical guide helps you align essential IT security with your core business objectives
In this installment of a series of white papers about the true cost of DDoS attacks, StamSOC (Staminus Security Operation Center) will discuss the history of the attacks, the wide reaching impacts, and the true costs associated with DDoS attacks.
This IDC Executive Brief document analyzes the evolving threat landscape and how the use of security intelligence services can help organizations to defend against advanced persistent threats and targeted attacks. Challenges of current security approaches and benefits of security intelligence services will be discussed.