CrowdStrike chosen by CISA for government endpoint security intiative

CrowdStrike and CISA have announced a new partnership that will see the cybersecurity company provide endpoint security for the government organization — and others — while also “operationalizing” the Executive…

Education sees the highest ransomware recovery cost compared to other sectors

John Shier is a senior security advisor at Sophos with more than two decades of cybersecurity experience. He is passionate about protecting consumers and organizations from advanced threats and has…

What is Endpoint Security?

A significant portion of cyberattacks target endpoints, either individually or as gateways to the larger company network. Unfortunately, this is not a singular threat, but a layered issue: hackers exploit…

November Continues Streak of Quiet Patch Tuesdays

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – November continues a recent pattern of relatively peaceful Patch Tuesday cycles. There were only six vulnerabilities rated as Critical this month, with 49 more…

Machine Learning in Cybersecurity 101

Machine learning is a term usually mentioned in contexts that actually refer to artificial intelligence or is used as a synonym. Let us have a closer look at what the…

10 Tips To Boost Microsoft Defender AV Security

Microsoft Defender Antivirus (MDAV), known as Windows Defender Antivirus before the Windows 10 May 2020 update, is an anti-malware component of Microsoft Windows. MDAV continually scans for malware, viruses, and…

Can AI Win the Battle for Cybersecurity Companies?

Here’s my topic for the month: AI in cybersecurity. From healthcare applications to online shopping personal recommendations (or even Spotify or Netflix, actually) and online banking applications, AI (artificial intelligence)…

EPP EDR: What Is Each and How They Differ

When it comes to cybersecurity incidents, your company’s endpoints are some of the most important IT assets you want to monitor and protect. The massive increase in remote work due…

What Is Extended Detection and Response (XDR)? Features, Benefits, and Beyond

Overloaded security teams, poor visibility, and threat alert overload have quite an impact when it comes to detecting and effectively responding to cyber threats. Since today’s cyberattacks are extremely tricky…

Windows Defender Is an Underutilized Endpoint Security Resource

Microsoft Defender Antivirus suffers from a perception problem. For the first decade of its existence, starting with its 2006 release, Defender was a much-maligned piece of software that no business…