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Donald Trump owns 3,600 Domains

CNNMoney has carried out an investigation on Donald Trump’s online portfolio of domain names and found that he has 3,643 websites that range from TrumpEmpire.com to TrumpFraud.org. CNNMoney investigated 20 years of internet records using Domain name search tool DomainTools. Before he reached the White House, Trump’s company had laid claim to at least 3,643 website domains. The buying spree continued as ... Read More »

Majority of global healthcare enterprises using cloud, big data and IoT without securing sensitive data

Thales has announced the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Healthcare Edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. The fifth annual report indicates global healthcare IT professionals are confronting a rapidly changing, challenging landscape, with 66% of respondents experiencing a data breach and 88% feeling vulnerable as a result. In response, 73% are increasing IT security ... Read More »

Lastline Partners Deliver Enterprise Protection to the Vulnerable Midmarket

Lastline has announced that it is seeing large spikes in malware detected through new segments of its global online network, spurred by several of its embedded OEM partners driving business into the SMB and midmarket segments. “We now see sophisticated malware methods previously reserved for attacks on large organisations moving down from the large enterprise to include midmarket and, in some ... Read More »

Proofpoint Launches Digital Risk Defense

Proofpoint has announced the industry’s first unified social, mobile, web, and email fraud and phishing detection and protection solution to provide visibility and address threats outside of the traditional security infrastructure of companies. This growing arena of digital risks targets more than the employees of a company. Cybercriminals leverage a variety of channels, including fraudulent social accounts, fraudulent mobile apps, and ... Read More »

Imperva Detects and Protects Against Ransomware with the Introduction of SecureSphere V12

Imperva has announced the release of Imperva SecureSphere File Firewall v12 with real-time deception technology designed to detect ransomware and to prevent it from encrypting enterprise data. The Imperva deception technology adds decoy files to network file shares, luring hackers to strike there first so they can be neutralized before encrypting critical data. According to the FBI, ransomware is a growing ... Read More »

Corero Network Security Expands Real-Time DDoS Mitigation Capabilities to Include 100Gbps Ethernet

Corero Network Security has announced the expansion of its award-winning, real-time, DDoS mitigation solutions, with the SmartWall® Network Threat Defense 1100 (NTD1100). The SmartWall family of appliances now extends its real-time, line-rate, DDoS detection and automatic mitigation, to 100 Gigabit Ethernet connections.  Protection is delivered in a compact 1 RU form-factor – an industry first – scaling to 4Tbps of protection ... Read More »

Prpl Foundation welcomes new member Inteno to strengthen development of OpenWrt

Today, the community driven, non-profit organisation prpl Foundation, announced Inteno as a new member.  A major European supplier of residential software and hardware Inteno will help develop one of prpl’s major open source initiatives, prplwrt. With Inteno as a member of prpl and contributor to the prplwrt working group, the community can benefit from Inteno’s experience in developing carrier grade versions ... Read More »

AlienVault Appoints Marcus Bragg as CRO

AlienVault®, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ (USM™) and crowdsourced threat intelligence, today announced the appointment of Marcus Bragg as the company’s chief revenue officer (CRO). In this newly created role, Bragg will lead AlienVault’s field operations and oversee all sales, customer support, customer experience and strategic partnership efforts. “Over the past few years, we’ve built a world-class velocity ... Read More »

Security concerns holding back innovation, finds Claranet

Research has found that UK IT departments are some of the most likely in Europe to identify security and compliance as the biggest challenge they are currently facing and, as a result, they are also some of the most likely to host their applications internally. For Claranet, as security fears inhibit risk taking and, by extension innovation, organisations must work ... Read More »

Internationally recognized security researcher Kyle Wilhoit joins DomainTools

Internationally recognized security researcher Kyle Wilhoit is joining DomainTools to lead its threat research team. Wilhoit will spearhead DomainTools’ efforts to do primary research on DNS-related exploits, investigate current cyber threats, and explore attack origins and threat actors. Wilhoit brings more than a decade of experience leading research teams to deliver timely and organized threat intelligence to internal and external customers. Before joining ... Read More »