Everyone has something to write about ransomware. One can not open a mobile device or a news site without getting notification about some new ransomware-related content. There’s a good reason: The recent events, media attention and to a certain degree, the public’s panic around the WannaCry ransomware attack are driving a lot of interest and even increase the […]
About Sharon Besser
Sharon is VP of Business Development for Guardicore. Prior to this, he was VP Products, responsible for driving product strategy for the company. He is an accomplished data and network security expert with successful track record combining deep technical hands-on excellence with market vision to incubate new solutions and develop next generation technologies. Prior to Guardicore Sharon was the co-founder of Publicom (acquired by Comsec), co-founder of EyeOTee Inc., VP Technologies at Net Optics (acquired by IXIA), VP of products strategy at Imperva, Director of security solutions at Check Point, and Director of security products at Websense. Sharon holds a BSc degree in Computer Science, Mathematics and Geography from Bar Ilan University.
Entries by Sharon Besser
We are very proud to announce the immediate availability of Release 19 of the GuardiCore Centra Security Platform. This version contains many enhancements and new capabilities. Existing and new Centra security administrators will like the dashboard enhancements, workflow improvements and additional features. Our system integration partners and service providers will enjoy the new deployment tools […]
Today we are excited to publicly announce the immediate availability of GuardiCore Centra version 2.5 release 18. A major release that provides many important capabilities, some of them are uniquely combined together, running in different customer sites in production for a long period of time.
VMworld 2016 is about to begin this week. Unlike previous years, the US event will take place in hot Las Vegas, Nevada. One of the key objectives of 20,000 and some attendees is to learn about new virtualization and Data Center technologies as the Data Center is being transformed, changed and converged. Modernization is the […]
The first week of July provides a great opportunity to celebrate. At GuardiCore we like to celebrate, especially with new releases and product achievements. Several weeks ago we started deploying the latest version of our flagship product Centra, with first controlled upgrades taking place for our SaaS customers. The new Centra 2.0 release 16 is […]
In July 2015, following weeks of research, we identified a trend in ransomware attacks. The question we then posed was “Is it a possible scenario that ransomware campaigns become a significant threat to enterprises, and take control over large Data Centers?” You can read more about it in Misha’s blog regarding Data Center Ransomware. Unfortunately, less […]
On December 17th, 2015 Juniper issued an advisory indicating that they had discovered unauthorized code in the ScreenOS software that powers their Netscreen firewalls. This advisory covered two distinct issues; a backdoor in the VPN implementation that allows a passive eavesdropper to decrypt traffic and a second backdoor that allows an attacker to bypass authentication in the […]
Last week our team, myself included, participated in the CloudStack Collaboration Conference ( CSCC) that took place in Dublin, Ireland. About 200 attendees enjoyed a well-organized event during a non-typical Irish weather (sunny, no rain). As a bonus, the local team won the UEFA EURO soccer match against the strong German team.
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.
Earlier this month, Gartner released a new research* focusing on threat deception technologies. 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. […]