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EDR and Cloud Workload Security on the Agenda for Bitdefender at Infosecurity EUROPE

May 23 by Liviu Arsene

What are your plans for 5-7 June 2018 ? If you are a security professional attending Infosecurity Europe in London, we'd be delighted to meet with you, answer your questions and offer our insights into the latest cyber security trends.

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Most Companies Still Unprotected Against 10-Year-Old Wireless Vulnerabilities

May 23 by Filip Truta

The Internet of Things may be mostly a consumer-facing phenomenon, but businesses too have become swayed by the IoT sensation. And, like regular users, they are starting to feel the heat caused by unsecured IoT devices.

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Cast your vote for Bitdefender Business Insights at the European Security Bloggers Awards

Every year, world’s best security blogs get to compete in the European Security Bloggers Awards, an event part of London’s Infosec Europe. This year, we are honored to be among the finalists in two categories, namely The Best Corporate Security Blog and The Best European Corporate Security Blog.

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Europe Hit with 80 Million Fraud Attempts in Q1 2018 as Merchants Favor Low-Friction Experiences over Security

May 22 by Filip Truta

The onset of 2018 has seen European businesses bombarded with cyberattacks, including a staggering 80 million pure fraud attempts. With a 30% increase in cybercrime year-over-year and strict new laws coming into effect this month, digital businesses in Europe – and indeed everywhere – need to make cyber-security a priority now more than ever.

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Loopholes in Cloud Security Exposed Online 50% of Corporate Databases

May 21 by Luana Pascu

Cloud security has grown into a major issue for enterprises, as only one company in six encrypts all data, according to a Bitdefender survey. While 85% of CISOs fear security flaws in the public cloud, as many as 51 percent of enterprises don’t properly secure their cloud storage services, according to RedLock, leaving their data exposed to hackers.

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Despite Cloud Popularity, Enterprises Still Struggle with Compliance and Security

May 18 by George V. Hulme

As we’ve covered in depth here over the past few years, enterprises have moved to cloud in a big way, with the estimated size of the cloud computing market to have been $130 billion globally in 2017. But those organizations who have made the move, especially when it involves sensitive or

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Half of Alerts Signaled by EDR Tools Are False Alarms; Lack of Personnel Prevents Rapid Detection and Response

May 17 by Razvan Muresan

As 250,000 new malicious programs and an increasing number of tailor-made threats try to wreak havoc on corporate IT infrastructures each day, the need for qualified information security personnel is higher than ever. Simultaneously, most companies struggle for rapid incident detection and response, with teams that can’t keep up with the sheer number of alerts their EDR solution identifies, and the difficulties in deploying and maintaining the entire endpoint security architecture.

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Most Companies Willing to Spend More on App Security Only After a Breach, Ponemon Study Shows

May 16 by Filip Truta

Most companies admit they don't invest enough in application security until after they've suffered a breach, and almost half lack clear visibility into their business-critical apps, according to new data sourced by Ponemon Institute.

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What's So Scary About GDPR?

May 15 by Ericka Chickowski

We're at less than a month before the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations go live and global readiness still lags considerably. Companies around the world are in varying states of compliance, with a fair number of organizations out there that still haven't even stepped up to the start line of their GDPR compliance journey.

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42 Percent of Security Professionals Ignore Security Warnings

May 14 by Liviu Arsene

Some 42 percent of IT security professionals ignore critical security issues, especially if they don’t know how to fix them (16 percent), according to a recent survey of 155 IT professionals by Oyutpost24.

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One in Three Investment Firms Have Not Yet Started GDPR Compliance Projects

May 11 by Filip Truta

Two weeks from today, companies that process personally identifiable information of EU citizens will feel the heat of the new data protection law that brings the biggest changes in 20 years to the European Economic Area. That law is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and it’s a big threat to the bottom line of those found non-compliant after May 25. A GDPR benchmark report focused on the financial sector reveals that investment firms are extremely ill-equipped to face GDPR requirements.

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Reported Data Breaches Falling Fast; Cryptojacking and GDPR Likely ‘Culprits’

May 11 by Filip Truta

The number of reported data breaches dipped in the first quarter of 2018, even as the total of records compromised in the quarter remaining high, at 1.4 billion. Researchers were intrigued by the numbers, but Bitdefender telemetry might hold some clues about the drop, while the looming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is likely also responsible for the swoon.

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Bitdefender GravityZone Becomes World’s First Workload-Security Platform Integrated with Nutanix Prism

May 10 by Razvan Muresan

With the Nutanix NEXT event wrapping up today, we’re happy to finally break the news: our award-winning GravityZone cloud-workload protection platform is now integrated with the Nutanix Prism management solution. In addition to the integration, we’re also announcing the availability of the GravityZone Calm Marketplace blueprint.

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Data Breach Disclosure Is Still Taking Too Long, Report Reveals as GDPR Looms

May 10 by Graham Cluley

The accepted wisdom in the field of cybersecurity is that things are getting worse, and that more businesses are losing control of more data than ever before.

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Ransomware Attacks Emerge as Key Cyber Security Threat, Verizon Report Says

May 09 by Bogdan Botezatu

Ransomware attacks have emerged as a key cyber security threat for global organizations, according to the recently released 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report from Verizon.

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Enterprises Slack at Security Patching at Their Own Peril

May 08 by George V. Hulme

It’s perhaps one of the most well-known and understood foundations of enterprise security – finding and patching outdated software with software updates. However, a newly released survey from cloud IT services provider ServiceNow, Today’s State of Vulnerability Response: Patch Work Demands Attention, found that there is still much work that must be done within the enterprise to close the window of vulnerability, that time between when an application vulnerability becomes known and it is remedied.

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How Much GDPR Risk Is Hiding in Your Data?

May 07 by George V. Hulme

How much risk is hiding in your in the data in your enterprise?

Probably quite a bit.

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Half of CISOs Admit Being Breached; Business Interruptions, the Main Concern

May 04 by Razvan Muresan

A recent Bitdefender survey of 1,050 chief information security officers found while half the respondents admitted their company was breached in the last year one in six who did so still couldn’t identify how the attack happened.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Cryptomining Madness Explained

Recent waves of malicious crypto mining pose new dilemmas in terms of where to draw the line between what is legitimate and what is not. Mining cryptocurrencies has become expensive and coin miners have turned to other people's and companies' devices for resources. As a result, datacenters can and will fall victims to it unless they are prepared to fight off intruders.

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Think Automation and AI Will Help Close Your Cybersecurity Skills Gap?

May 03 by George V. Hulme

Do you think automation and AI/machine learning will help your organization close its internal skills gap? A recent study from the Ponemon Institute found otherwise — at least for now. According to the Ponemon Institute study (funded by security vendor DomainTools) also found that the cybersecurity professional skills shortage will increase as automation technologies increase.

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MSPs Must Prepare for New Cyber Attacks

May 02 by Liviu Arsene

The main goal of MSPs is to help businesses grow by ensuring agility, scalability, and security. This means MSPS need to constantly learn and adapt to sophisticated threats, and deliver a full complement of security services and technologies that address individual risks for each company. Consequently, MSPs need to stay on-par with security trends and pay close attention to both threats and cutting-edge technologies that can mitigate them.

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Seven Winning DevSecOps Metrics Security Should Track

May 01 by Ericka Chickowski

Last week's DevOps Connect event at RSA Conference brought together some of the leading minds in the DevOps and AppSec communities to discuss DevSecOps. Given the audience, a lot of the discussions focused on awareness themes for security folks still wrapping their heads around the idea of embedding their people into cross-functional DevOps teams. But each year these DevOps confabs at RSAC, the security audience grows savvier in continuous delivery principles, and the programming is trending more toward the real nuts and bolts of instituting DevSecOps.

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