Posts Tagged 'targeted attacks'

Where there is traffic, there are bandits.  Applications, data, and infrastructure are moving to the cloud, and traditional network architectures are gradually fading away. In their place, we have an increasing reliance on web and email protocols as the carriers of our information, moving digital information without regard for physical and political borders. Where there […]

Companies need to both educate their employees and implement prevention technology. No matter who you are, or how you get your email, you’re bound to be a target. That’s the inconvenient truth about phishing. The sheer volume is astonishing — McAfee Labs found over 150,000 new phishing URLs in the fourth quarter of 2014 alone. […]

In a recent report with ESG, Tackling Attack Detection and Incident Response, we surveyed 700 IT professionals to better understand the security challenges faced by organizations today. The report also expands on the concept of the ‘Golden Hour,’ the narrow window of time in which threat detection and response can greatly minimize the ultimate impact […]

Security leaders must encourage and integrate data, processes, and controls to facilitate comprehension and investment of precious human capital in higher-level tasks. Do you really need to worry about targeted attacks? In our new Tackling Incident Detection and Response survey, we found that, depending on the size of your business, you are probably responding to […]