Application Security

Fortinet introduces ML capabilities to its FortiWeb web application firewall

The new innovations to FortiWeb provide a dramatic increase in detecting web application threats with nearly 100 percent accuracy.

5 major cyberattacks and hacks of 2017

As we approach IDG Security Day on June 21, here is a glance at the major hacks, threats and ransomware attacks that shook the industry last year.

Robust security with 99.99 percent uptime – LogMeIn CISO tells us how it’s done

From taming the DevOps beast to building a highly resilient architecture, Gerald Beuchelt, CISO at LogMeIn shares his strategy to thrive in the rapidly changing threat landscape.

Software is the key enablement for defining security perimeter: Makarand Joshi, Citrix

Makarand Joshi, Area Vice President and Country Head – India Subcontinent at Citrix, talks about GDPR, why it bets on a software-defined perimeter, and what makes its unified workspace solution unique in the market.

Police cracks the whip on world's largest DDoS marketplace

A joint operation by law enforcement agencies around the world has shut down webstresser.org, which launched 4 million DDoS attacks and targeted banks, governments and enterprises. 

How lean development improved software security at Fannie Mae

Continual improvement methodologies strengthen security, shorten dev cycles and help the c-suite see infosec’s value.

97 percent organizations unprepared for Gen V attacks: Report

The Check Point Software Technologies’ security report states that 77 percent of CISOs expressed concern that their organizations aren’t equipped to handle these modern day attacks.

Akamai announces enhancements to its cloud delivery platform

Strategic platform updates designed to support secure cloud adoption, superior web and application performance and availability, high-quality and scalable video streaming and streamlined application development.

Roaming Mantis: Android malware distributed through DNS hijack targets smartphones

The attackers behind the malware seek out vulnerable routers for compromise and distribute the malware by hijacking the DNS settings of infected routers. The method of router compromise remains unknown.

MS Office vulnerabilities, unexplained outage puts Microsoft in a tough spot

The biggest software company in the world, Microsoft has had a rough month with significant spikes in targeted malware attacks and an out-of-the-blue Office 365 outage that threw enterprises out of gear all over the globe. 

Cybersecurity remains biggest barrier to fintech, banking sector partnerships

Lack of cybersecurity safeguards in fintech companies has raised serious concerns, especially with the implementation of EU’s GDPR in May 2018.

Sophos introduces Phish Threat attack simulator and training solution

xPhish Threat simplifies a key part of an organizations security strategy- employee awareness and training.