Posts Tagged 'advanced persistent threats'

The game of cat and mouse. That’s how Vince Skinner, Vice President of Security at a large, North American financial services firm, refers to his favorite aspect of his job. “I love solving problems,” he says. “I love the cat and mouse of the malicious actors and what they are able to do… and then […]

Protected View is a security feature of Microsoft Office. According to research from MWR Labs, Protected View mode is a strong application-level sandbox. In a real-world attack scenario, Office documents from the Internet, such as downloaded documents from browsers (Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer), or attachments received on emails clients (such as Outlook), are opened by default in […]

Recognizing the increasing importance of sophisticated malware analytics, Forrester just introduced The Forrester Wave™: Automated Malware Analysis (AMA), Q2 2016. We’re excited to announce that Intel Security was named a Leader with McAfee Advanced Threat Defense. According to the Forrester report, “The automated malware analysis market is growing because more security professionals see malware analysis […]

This blog was originally posted at Dark Reading on March 31. Shared cyberthreat intelligence will soon be a critical component of security operations, enabling organizations to better protect their digital assets and respond more quickly to emerging threats. On March 17, the US Department of Homeland Security announced the deployment of the Automated Indicator Sharing […]

Son las 3 de la mañana y en uno de los servidores de una empresa un código malicioso se “despierta” después que el sistema de seguridad, luego de revisarlo, aprobó su traslado fuera del área de cuarentena a otra máquina donde se manejan archivos seguros. A la mañana siguiente los responsables de sistemas descubren el […]