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The Dangers of Government-Mandated Encryption Backdoors

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 9, 2020 in Attivo News
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In late June, two pieces of legislation were introduced to the U.S. Congress, each offering its own requirements for mandating encryption backdoors—which would effectively put an end to end-to-end encryption. The LAED Act, introduced by three Republican senators, would force tech companies to assist the...

Protecting against Ransomware

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 5, 2020 in Attivo News
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Firewalls and classic solutions for endpoint security are insufficient to defend against increasingly sophisticated and targeted attacks against IT infrastructure and applications, warn the security specialists at Attivo Networks. While this combination would offer some protection against common and simple malware attacks , more sophisticated and...

How defence in depth can sink cyber attacks

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 5, 2020 in Attivo News
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The cybersecurity of financial institutions is appearing as a top priority for the Bank of England in the coming months. The central bank will focus on stress testing IT defences for online attacks and establishing new standards for how quickly and effectively financial institutions should...

Targeted ransomware – it’s upon us. Are you ready?

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 2, 2020 in Attivo News
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Ransomware is evolving. Threat actors are moving away from indiscriminate attacks, instead choosing their marks very carefully with precisely targeted ransomware to achieve their desired outcome. In addition to targeting specific companies, they are striking at the most important and lucrative parts of the network....

Vectra and Attivo bring deception as a service to Aussie enterprises

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 2, 2020 in Attivo News
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Vectra, an Australian provider of security consulting, risk management, compliance and managed services, will deploy the Attivo ThreatDefend Platform as a service to complement its managed service portfolio offering. The Attivo ThreatDefend Platform delivers attack prevention and detection based on cyber deception and data concealment technology,...

Compromised Devices Await Office Return to Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 1, 2020 in Attivo News
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When organizations start transitioning back to the office from the current pandemic-wrought remote work environment, there will likely be some relief for seemingly having made it through lockdown successfully. However, with threat activity reaching record levels in this period, there is every chance employees return to...

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SC Magazine Review: Attivo Networks ThreatDefend Platform v5.0

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 30, 2020 in Attivo News, ThreatDefend
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What it does: ThreatDefend conceals sensitive data and privileged accounts from attackers to deny their accounts and exploitations while defeating discovery, lateral movement, credential theft, and privilege escalation activities. What we liked: It supports a variety of deployment options, including the ability to operate within specialized environments, making...

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Attivo Networks ThreatDefend Platform v5.0 (Review)

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 30, 2020 in Attivo News
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Security pros will find the Attivo ThreatDefend Platform a comprehensive detection product that uses machine learning to customize decoys based on the systems, applications, and environments into which it has been deployed. In other words, this unique design makes every endpoint part of the deception...

Attivo Networks: Deception technology against ransomware

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 28, 2020 in Attivo News, Uncategorized
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Firewalls and classic solutions for endpoint security are not enough to defend against increasingly sophisticated and targeted attacks against IT infrastructure and applications, warn the security specialists at Attivo Networks. Although this combination would offer a certain level of protection against common and simple malware...