Take the time to detect the attack, isolate the infected machines, and restore them to a known state.  Are you one of the lucky 12%? That is how few companies we surveyed did not experience a successful targeted cyberattack in 2014. If you are one of the few, and think your luck is going to […]

Nearly 200 countries. Five million unique samples. More than 100,000 infected systems—over 23,000 in 2014 alone. The numbers associated with the advanced polymorphic botnet network known as “Beebone” are staggering—and they drive home the fact that a connected, intelligent approach to security is critical. It’s a message that needs to be shared with your customers. […]

In light of the nature of recent breaches and phishing attacks seen in the news, it’s increasingly clear that cybercriminals do not necessarily require substantial technical knowledge to achieve their objectives. The use of social engineering techniques has become a significant and wide- spread means of deploying malicious attacks on the Internet to obtain sensitive […]

On May 7 I had the pleasure of standing in for Gavin Struthers on the Q2 Global Partner webcast. Thanks to everyone who attended. If you missed out, you can watch the replay on the Intel Security Partner Program portal. It’s a great recap of program updates, company news, and new resources. In Q1, bookings […]

United States tax records tell the story of your previous-year finances and contain some of your most sensitive personal data. For most of us, having these files in cybercriminals’ hands would be a nightmare. For more than 100,000 American households this tax season, it was a reality. A recent security incident involving the IRS application, […]