Takedowns aren't always forever in cyberspace. Months after a U.S. law enforcement operation dismantled the notorious Qakbot botnet, security researchers said signs are pointing to a resurgence. Someone with access to the Qakbot - also known as Qbot - source code is experimenting with new builds.
BlackBerry will split its $418 million cybersecurity business and $206 million IoT business into separate, independently operated entities following a strategic review that lasted five months. The split will help shareholders clearly evaluate the performance and future potential of each business.
What do "bank transfer request.lnk" and "URGENT-Invoice-27-August.docx.lnk" have in common? Both are the names of malicious files being sent as part of a phishing campaign attributed to the Qakbot botnet group that has continued despite law enforcement disrupting Qakbot's operations in late August.
Organizations have relied on disjointed technologies and tools that focus on individual security layers for too long. To stay ahead of threat actors, it is time to change the way we approach security.
This paradigm shift requires us to embrace the next era of cybersecurity that combines human intelligence with AI...
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SentinelOne CEO Tomer Weingarten hit back at endpoint security rivals CrowdStrike and Microsoft and rumored M&A suitor Wiz for publicly fanning acquisition flames. The endpoint security firm called Wiz acquisition rumors "a head-scratcher," "far from fact" and "pure speculation on their part."
Malwarebytes laid off at least 100 workers this week and plans to split its consumer and corporate-facing business units into separate companies. The antivirus firm cut also recently axed its chief product officer, chief information officer and chief technology officer.
CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz said point product companies "are quickly going the way of legacy antivirus" as rivals SentinelOne and BlackBerry reportedly hunt for buyers. The endpoint security market is quickly consolidating from being "littered with dozens of companies" to having several vendors.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," Alex Waintraub, DFIR expert evangelist at CYGNVS, discusses how generative AI will play a role in the future of incident response - and in all aspects of cybersecurity - and emphasizes its dangers as well as its benefits.
Unnecessary cyber alerts are a threat that can overwhelm defenders, leading to burnout and reduced efficiency within the team. Chris Waynforth, vice president and general manager at Expel, said adopting automation solutions to filter and prioritize alerts allows for more effective incident response.
Endpoint threat detection and response tools aren’t the panaceas for protecting organizations from ransomware and other cybersecurity risks. And the back actors know this. They routinely exploit privileged accounts to circumvent endpoint security to orchestrate dangerous attacks.
So how can organizations better...
CrowdStrike has focused on bringing its extended detection and response technology to users with less expensive devices such as Chromebooks by adding support for Google's ChromeOS. The pact will give CrowdStrike clients greater visibility into the security posture and compliance of ChromeOS devices.
Automated XDR platforms are increasingly sought after as organizations grapple with tool sprawl and the complexity of their security stack. But is there a risk of XDR platforms becoming a single point of failure? Microsoft Senior Director Scott Woodgate emphasized building "resiliency" for XDR.
Microsoft and CrowdStrike once again dominate Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection. Cybereason has risen to the leaders quadrant and Trellix has fallen to a niche player. The endpoint protection market has rapidly matured in recent years - 50% of organizations have already adopted EDR.
Endpoint detection and response is a great defense - but not entirely enough to protect all data in the event of a devastating cyberattack. Enter endpoint backups, which provide extra levels of resiliency, recovery and compliance, says Mason Swenson of CrashPlan.