Posts Tagged 'risk management'

Be afraid. Seriously. Ransomware is growing up fast, causing painful disruptions across the Internet, and it will get much worse in 2015. Ransomware is the criminal activity of taking hostage a victim’s important digital files and demanding a ransom payment to return access to the rightful owner. In most cases files are never removed, simply […]

Malware development continues to remain healthy. Intel Security Group’s McAfee Labs Threat Report: August 2015 shows malware’s quarterly growth at 12% for the second quarter of 2015. The overall count of known unique malware samples has reached a mesmerizing 433 million.   Oddly, this confirms a very stable trend. For many years malware detection rates have […]

This is the third of three parts about root of trust and the Internet of Things. In Part 1 and Part 2, I covered how root of trust is an important approach to managing risk in virtualized network—especially compliance risks. The first two posts in this series examined several reasons to consider root-of-trust technologies. In […]

This is the second of three posts about the root of trust and the Internet of Things. In my first post I wrote about the burden of technology compliance and how it may be changing as virtualization enters service provider and enterprise networks and underlies the Internet of Things (IoT). I also wrote about a […]

We are pleased to announce that McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM), the core product of our Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution, has continued its high ratings streak in SC Magazine. In its May 1st announcement, SC Magazine recognized McAfee ESM as SC Labs Approved with a five star rating. According to the reviewer, […]