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Markus Braendle.

Extortion Attacks On OT And IIoT Infrastructure Prediction: Critical Infrastructure Will Be Disrupted By A Major Extortion Attack We’ve already seen extortion-driven attacks on infrastructure such as cities and ports, which history suggests will continue and spread to energy and transport infrastructure. With the introduction of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), manufacturing industry will become a new target. Professional cybercrime is increasingly driven by the simple psychology of extortion, while the almost limitless potential targets...

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Tripwire Releases State of Cyber Hygiene Report, Identifies Where Organizations Fall Behind on Basics.

More than 60 percent of organizations not leveraging established hardening benchmarks. Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, today released its State of Cyber Hygiene report. The survey, conducted in July in partnership with Dimensional Research, included responses from 306 IT security professionals. Tripwire examined how organizations are implementing security controls that the Center for Internet Security (CIS) refers to as "Cyber Hygiene." The survey found...

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Lastline Announces AI-driven Network Traffic Analysis Solution That Stops Advanced Threats From Entering or Operating Within a Network.

Understaffed security teams now can quickly and accurately identify high-risk attacks, focusing remediation efforts where they’ll have the greatest benefit Lastline®, the leader in advanced threat protection, today announced Lastline Network Defender™, an AI-driven network security product that prevents costly business disruption by stopping advanced threats from entering or operating within a network. Companies can more effectively protect sensitive data and valuable IP from cyberattack with their limited security staff. Security teams are facing relentless...

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