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Content tagged with Perimeter posted in August 2015
The 7 Most Common RATS In Use Today
Commentary  |  8/28/2015  | 
Sniffing out RATS -- remote access Trojans -- is a challenge for even the most hardened cyber defender. Heres a guide to help you in the hunt.
Catching Attackers With A Security Delivery Platform
Catching Attackers With A Security Delivery Platform
Dark Reading Videos  |  8/27/2015  | 
Shehzad Merchant, CTO of Gigamon, visits the Dark Reading News Desk to discuss a platform for finding and containing attackers once they've broken through your perimeter defense.
Consumers Want Password Alternatives
News  |  8/27/2015  | 
Consumer confidence in online passwords wanes and their password hygiene remains as sketchy as ever, study finds.
IBM Advises Businesses To Block Tor
News  |  8/25/2015  | 
With Tor-based attacks on the rise, IBM says it's time to stop Tor in the enterprise.
Ouch! Feeling The Pain Of Cybersecurity In Healthcare
Slideshows  |  8/25/2015  | 
There are lots of reasons why medical data is so vulnerable but the sheer numbers at risk speak volumes about the scale of the problem.
Ruling: FTC Can Hold Wyndham Liable For Data Breach
Quick Hits  |  8/24/2015  | 
Appeals Court ruling solidifies Federal Trade Commission's authority to take action against companies whose data breaches expose customer information.
Paul Vixie On DNS Security & Botnet Takedowns
Paul Vixie On DNS Security & Botnet Takedowns
Dark Reading Videos  |  8/24/2015  | 
Internet pioneer and CEO of Farsight Security joins the Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat.
Keyless Cars: A New Frontier For Bug Bounties?
Commentary  |  8/24/2015  | 
With up to 100 million lines of code in the average car today -- and growing -- security vulnerabilities are bound to become the new normal.
University Of Virginia BreachTargeted Two Individuals With China Links
News  |  8/21/2015  | 
Latest example of threat actors seeking to exfiltrate data by going after individuals.
Pen Testing A Smart City
Pen Testing A Smart City
Dark Reading Videos  |  8/21/2015  | 
Black Hat speakers visit the Dark Reading News Desk to discuss the stunning complexity and many soft spots of a metropolis full of IoT devices.
With Great IoT Comes Great Insecurity
Commentary  |  8/21/2015  | 
In the brave new world of 'things' and the services they connect to, built-in security has never been more critical. Here's what's getting in the way.
Law Firms Form Their Own Threat Intel-Sharing Group
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
The Legal Services Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (LS-ISAO) Services is launched with the help of the financial services industry.
Beware The Hidden Risk Of Business Partners In The Cloud
Commentary  |  8/20/2015  | 
Enterprises vastly underestimate the cyber risk from digital connections to vendors, suppliers, agencies, consultants -- and any company with which employees do business.
Applying the 80/20 Rule to Cyber Security Practices
Commentary  |  8/19/2015  | 
How to look holistically across technology and processes and focus resources on threats that create the greatest damage.
Making The Security Case For A Software-Defined Perimeter
Commentary  |  8/18/2015  | 
With SDP, organizations can create an 'invisible' infrastructure that only authorized users and devices can access. Heres why its time has come.
Richard Bejtlich Talks Business Security Strategy, US Security Policy
Richard Bejtlich Talks Business Security Strategy, US Security Policy
Dark Reading Videos  |  8/17/2015  | 
Chief security strategist of FireEye talks at the Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat about attribution, the war on encryption, and what should drive your security department.
Securing Black Hat From Black Hat
Commentary  |  8/14/2015  | 
Dr. Chaos shares the inside scoop on the challenges and rewards of protecting one of the 'most hostile networks on the planet.'
Mad World: The Truth About Bug Bounties
Commentary  |  8/13/2015  | 
What Oracle CSO Mary Ann Davidson doesnt get about modern security vulnerability disclosure.
Data Protection: The 98 Percent Versus The 2 Percent
Commentary  |  8/11/2015  | 
Four steps for defending your most sensitive corporate information from the inside out.
Symantec Sells Veritas To Carlyle Group For $8 Billion
News  |  8/11/2015  | 
The cybersecurity giant sheds its data storage unit and puts an end to a failed foray into storage.
New SMB Relay Attack Steals User Credentials Over Internet
News  |  8/5/2015  | 
Researchers found a twist to an older vulnerability that lets them launch SMB relay attacks from the Internet.
Securing BGP Not As Difficult As You'd Think
News  |  8/5/2015  | 
But few service providers and organizations bother to deploy security for BGP, security expert says.
Terracotta VPN Piggybacks On Network Of Compromised Windows Servers
News  |  8/4/2015  | 
APT groups use this VPN service to launch attacks against organizations around the world.


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