Data Loss Prevention

June 12, 2020 Zecurion DLP 10 New Features: User Behavior Analytics

Among the full set of features available in Zecurion’s new DLP product is the ability to perform user behavior analytics to help spot data loss events before they occur.

June 12, 2020 Zecurion DLP 9 Recommended by SC Magazine

Zecurion has one of the most robust DLP products on the market and this fact was recently recognized by SC Magazine, who placed the product in its “pick-of-the-litter" category for DLP.

May 27, 2020 Kenna Security Offers Vulnerability Management Options: Kenna.VM & Kenna.VI

Kenna Security deployed their new data driven vulnerability management program, Kenna.VM and accessory program, Kenna.VI. Released on April 28th, Kenna.VM was created with the purpose to set service-level agreements (SLAs) with risk tolerance in mind.

May 11, 2020 Rapid7 Penetration Tests Show That Businesses Are Getting Better at Network Security

We often hear that businesses are continually cyber insecure or under attack. However, recent penetration testing from Rapid7 shows that businesses are getting better at securing their networks against cyberattacks. While organizations continue to have exploitable weaknesses, attackers are having greater difficulty penetrating deeper into businesses’ networks.

April 30, 2020 IBM Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Leave Enterprises Open to Remote Execution Attacks

Four zero-day vulnerabilities were discovered in IBM’s Data Risk Manager. While the vulnerabilities are concerning, more so is IBM’s response when addressed. The company simply stated, “It’s out of scope.” – meaning it had no intention to rectify or address the issue.

April 30, 2020 Will New IoT Security Frameworks Push Compliance Obligations to the Forefront of Security Discussions?

The Internet of Things is increasingly embedded with our daily lives. While these devices make life more accessible, for every new device, a new attack vector for cyberattackers is created.

April 23, 2020 Qualys VMDR Is Now Live: Increasing Security Threats Requires Strong Vulnerability Management Software

Qualys VMDR has hit the live market. Originally unveiled in February 2020 at Qualys Security Conference, VMDR is now publicly available as of April 16, 2020. Partnering with both large and small MSSPs, VMDR is designed to be scalable to any business enterprise and to automate the entire management cycle on all endpoints.

March 31, 2020 GTB Technologies Recognized as Best Data Loss Prevention Solutions Provider for 2020

GTB Technologies has been recognized as “Best Data Loss Prevention Solutions Provider for 2020.” With organizations addressing digital transformation and a growing remote workforce, the risk of data breaches is increased from both insider and outsider perspectives.

March 17, 2020 Windows 7 End-of-Life Troubles Continue: ESUs Don’t Apply to Enterprises That Purchased Licences

Microsoft’s end-of-life support for Windows 7 has run into its first set of issues with its extended security updates (ESUs). Administrators who paid for the ESU found out their downloads are not applying.

March 17, 2020 Qualys Unveils Its New Vulnerability Management, Detection, and Response Matrix

Qualys’ newest product, VMDR (Vulnerability Management, Detection, and Response), will be available in March and will provide an all-in-one cloud-based solution for vulnerability management. VMDR will automate the entire management cycle on all endpoints.

March 16, 2020 Microsoft Unveils Tamper Support for Windows 10 Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft has added its Windows 10 Tamper Protection controls to the public version of Microsoft Defender. Previously available only to enterprise users, Tamper Protection is intended to better detect threats that make it past other defences and to provide remediation suggestions.

March 11, 2020 Qualys Discovers Critical Flaw With OpenBSD Mail Server, Multiple Programs Vulnerable

Qualys Research Labs, a vulnerability management provider, discovered a vulnerability in the OpenSMTPD Mail server used in conjunction with the OpenBSD operating system. This flaw allows for an attacker to execute arbitrary code with command privileges.

March 03, 2020 United Nations Faces Cyber-Espionage; Failure to Patch Causes Breach

A leaked UN report showed that servers were compromised during a cyberattack that exploited an older version of Microsoft SharePoint. This breach is a case study in the importance of both patch management and transparency.

February 24, 2020 Microsoft Troubles Continue; Zero-Day Vulnerability Places Windows Users at Risk

Reported by Microsoft on January 17, the company admitted to another vulnerability in the older versions of its Windows products. A vulnerability in the remote code execution (RCE) was found in the scripting engine of Internet Explorer (IE).

February 24, 2020 Windows 7 Reaches End of Life; Are You About to Pay the Price?

Last fall, Microsoft announced that it would be ending support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020.

January 28, 2020 Windows 10 Security Flaw Discovered; Millions of Devices at Risk

On January 14, Microsoft issued a statement acknowledging a crucial security flaw within its Windows 10 operating systems: a failure in the Windows 10 CryptoAPI service that affects both Windows 10 and Windows Server Update systems.

December 31, 2019 Datex’s DataStealth Reduces Data Loss by Limiting Sensitive Data Acquisition

DataStealth is a difficult product to classify. It resembles DLP and privacy software but doesn’t fit neatly in either category. DataStealth focuses on data obfuscation, using a novel approach aimed at limiting sensitive-data acquisition.

December 18, 2019 Zecurion Offers Flexible Rules and Data Discovery Tool to Boost DLP Outcomes

Zecurion DLP offers a robust set of features, including optical-character and voice analysis (for images and recordings, respectively), but equally attention-grabbing is the level of granularity that can be applied to Zecurion’s rules configuration.

November 22, 2019 McAfee Seeks to Level Up DLP With Unified Cloud Edge

Creating an effective data loss prevention (DLP) program is a difficult task because of the myriad ways data can leave an organization. Tools help, but often not as much as we’d like. Enter McAfee Unified Cloud Edge.

November 20, 2019 Digital Guardian Sees Behavior Analytics as the Future of DLP

Digital Guardian has been a data loss prevention (DLP) leader for some time, so we’d all do well to listen when it says the future of DLP will focus on data, user behavior, and conditions of use.

August 19, 2019 Symantec Now Has Zero Trust for Cloud DLP

Symantec recently announced new features for its Integrated Cyber Defense Platform aimed at boosting DLP strategies in the cloud via zero trust technologies from Luminate, which was acquired by Symantec back in February.