In the first part of our blog about ransomware, we reviewed its history and examined how ransomware had advanced technologically over time. In this post we would like to discuss the future of this cyber attack and suggest that it will increasingly target corporate data centers with APT-based campaigns.
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We are very excited about the upcoming VMWorld Show and the opportunity to showcase our GuardiCore Data Center Security Suite.
The event brings together the greatest technology experts in virtualization and data centers, and it is a great opportunity for us to engage in a deep discussion with people who run Software-Defined Data Centers and hear first-hand about the security measures deployed across their data centers and clouds.
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Industry veterans from Check Point, Imperva, IXIA and CTERA Join GuardiCore to Accelerate Expansion of Data Center Active Attack Security
Tel Aviv, Israel – GuardiCore, the internal data center breach detection and response innovator, today announced the appointment of two industry leaders who will accelerate the growth and the market adoption of its solution. GuardiCore’s product detects, analyzes and responds in real time to threats after they have penetrated the perimeter. In advance of the general availability of its product, the company today announces Sharon Besser joining as Vice President, Products and Herve Bourgeois joining as Vice President, Sales, EMEA. Read more
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Some of the most infamous cyber security breaches to US Federal systems in recent years were caused via a previous breach to a contractor’s system. Some of the most notable cases were the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach where officials said that the thieves broke in by using stolen contractor logins and passwords and the Lockheed hack.
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Gartner finds deception an attractive new capability for larger organizations desiring advanced threat detection and defense solutions. According to Gartner, new deception techniques and capabilities “promise to deliver game-changing impact on how threats are faced.”
For us at GuardiCore, this is not surprising. During the past months we have been working closely with our customers and witnessed how the GuardiCore solution is “changing the game” with automated, real-time threat detection and response inside datacenters and clouds. Read more
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This is the first in a series of posts about ransomware, dealing with ransomware history, technological developments and GuardiCore forecast for future trends.
Ransomware is malware that infects your computer systems and restricts access to it, until a ransom is paid. Once your computer is infected, the malware hijacks your files, locks them up with virtually unbreakable encryption and demands a ransom of up to $2000 in Bitcoins to unscramble them. Read more
Dave Burton https://www.guardicore.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/guardicore-logo-white-space.png Dave Burton2015-05-19 09:37:522019-11-21 04:25:36Most Companies Take over Six Months to Detect Data Breaches
New research suggests the average financial or commercial business face multiple attacks per month — and it takes months for data breaches to be detected. A new cybersecurity report conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of Arbor Networks suggests it is not only cyberattack events which place sensitive data and corporate networks at risk. Instead, the time it takes for businesses to detect a data breach once it occurs gives threat actors plenty of time to conduct surveillance, steal data and spy upon victim companies — pushing up the cost of cyberattacks.
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A couple of years ago Netflix introduced a concept they called a “Simian Army“. The idea was to have a bunch of automated processes that checked their cloud’s resilience to various failure scenarios. A prime example was a “Chaos Monkey” which randomly shuts down servers in their infrastructure to test the application’s ability to withstand server failures. When you know that a Chaos Monkey is running free in your infrastructure and your service stays up you know that you are can handle server failure effectively. We think that a similar approach applies to securing cloud infrastructure. Read more
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In a recent piece in Forbes following the Anthem data-security breach, legendary venture capitalist Vinod Khosla wrote “There’s a universal truth regarding every cyber-attack: attack behavior never appears normal”.
While Mr. Khosla is a maverick in many fields I believe this time he got it wrong. Please allow me to explain.
Let’s consider a different example, the recent Carbanak cyber crime campaign, through which over 100 global banks were robbed of an estimated one billion dollars. The technology aspect of the attacks got the most media attention. However, in reality the technology was not nearly as advanced as state-of-the-art technology used by some intelligence agencies around the world (e.g. Stuxnet, Flame or the Equation Group). Read more
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On February 16th, 2015, Kaspersky lab published a report titled “Carbanak APT – The Great Bank Robbery”, telling the story of a cyber attack campaign on numerous banks and financial institutions, spanning from late 2013, and resulting in an estimated cumulative losses of $1B. The attack has been dubbed by Media outlets such as CNN “the Ocean’s eleven of cyber strikes”. Read more