Snowden Blows NSA’s MonsterMind – August 14, 2014 @ 5:24 pm
“Automated responses usually have a limited set of [issues] they can respond to,” David Swift, chief architect at Securonix, told TechNewsWorld. “Zero-day malware by definition is unknown, and an automated response to an unknown attack without human analysis is a recipe for denial of service.”
Snowden leaks prompt firms to focus cyber security on insider threats – August 11, 2014 @ 12:26 am
Security experts call for action against cyber threats – August 11, 2014 @ 12:21 am
Chris Inglis, who retired this year as deputy director of the National Security Agency, said disaster could be creeping instead of sudden, as broad swaths of data become unreliable.
In an interview, he said some of Geer’s ideas, including product liability, deserved broader discussion.
“Doing nothing at all is a worse answer,” said Inglis, who now advises security firm Securonix.
Russian gang stole 1.2 billion Net passwords – August 7, 2014 @ 5:27 pm
The size of the operation shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, Maiffret said. “In the past, when people thought of hacking, they thought of a lone teen-aged hacker sitting in the basement,” he said. “But people need to realize that most hacking today is related to organized crime.”
Even large companies need to acknowledge that modern-day hackers are likely “much better funded than they are,” said security expert Sharon Vardi, who is the chief marketing officer of Securonix. “They are backed by millions of dollars to get the job done,” he said.
Securonix Releases Industry’s First Enterprise Class Real-time Security Analytics Platform at Black Hat 2014 – August 7, 2014 @ 5:24 pm
New Release Delivers Real-time Signature-less Security Analytics at Scale Across Network Devices, Applications, Databases, User Activities and Hosts for Advanced Threat Detection Against Insiders and Cyber Security Attacks LOS ANGELES and LAS VEGAS, August 6, 2014 — Securonix LLC, the …
JOIN SECURONIX TEAM AT BLACKHAT! – August 5, 2014 @ 1:26 pm
Come meet with Securonix Experts at booth #919 and explore the latest in security analytics technology. Over 30 people including senior management from Securonix will be available to demonstrate Security Analytics use cases and discuss customer case studies around Cyber Intelligence, Data …
Assume the Worst – Hackers Will Get In – July 31, 2014 @ 8:37 pm
A determined attacker will get in. Many networks are already compromised. Despite spending fortunes on perimeter and anti-malware defense attackers get into some of the best defended, highest budget, highest profile networks, like Sony, Target, Epsilon, Experian and more.
Burned By Snowden, Former NSA Official Now Helps Finance Industry Avoid ‘Insider Threats’ – July 8, 2014 @ 5:30 pm
But now he’s moving onto the next chapter of his life with three new positions: strategic adviser for a Los Angeles-based technology company, Securonix, which develops algorithms to detect insider threats; venture partner at the Paladin Capital Group, which invests in cybersecurity technologies; and teaching computer science at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
Snowden Leaks Cost Nation’s Cyber Security Efforts, Former NSA Official Says – June 19, 2014 @ 7:20 pm
The Snowden leaks “unfairly, inappropriately, unfortunately” damaged the private sector, said Chris Inglis, the former NSA deputy. Mr. Inglis made his comments Tuesday at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Mr. Inglis retired from the …
Is Your Antivirus Software Really Protecting Your Business? – June 19, 2014 @ 7:07 pm
“Antivirus is a good and necessary protection, but is only part of a security solution,” said David Swift, principal architect at security intelligence platform Securonix. “The facts show that a determined attacker will get in, and that a vast majority …