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 […]
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
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. […]