2021 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services – A Gartner Report: Thoughts from Bitdefender MDR

Gartner® released its first Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response (MDR) back in 2016. At the time, MDR was still an emerging market, comprised of security monitoring providers with…

How to Protect Distance Learning Against Cyber Threats

Terms such as distance learning, distance education, remote learning, cyber education, and others have become much more commonplace over the past year and a half, as the Covid-19 pandemic forced…

Palo Alto Networks updates Prisma Cloud to secure the full app lifecycle

Embracing the concept of DevSecOps, Palo Alto Networks on Tuesday rolled out Prisma Cloud 3.0, bringing a number of updates to the platform focused on the security of the entire…

Costco Confirms: A Data Skimmer’s Been Ripping Off Customers

Big-box behemoth retailer Costco is offering victims 12 months of credit monitoring, a $1 million insurance reimbursement policy and ID theft recovery services. Costco has discovered a payment card skimming…

QAKBOT Loader Returns With New Techniques and Tools

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – QAKBOT Loader Returns With New Techniques and Tools Malware QAKBOT operators resumed email spam operations towards the end of September after an almost three-month…

Healthcare threat hunting must get proactive

There’s been no slowdown when it comes to healthcare-related security breaches. For the 12 months through July 2021, 706 healthcare data breaches (of 500 or more records) were reported to…

Why cybersecurity departments need a vendor management policy

Organizations have more third-parties and vendors than ever before, so much so that it’s become overwhelming for many companies. A 2021 Ponemon Sullivan report found that an average organization’s third-party…