Network Security

What is an intrusion detection system (IDS)? A valued capability with serious management challenges

An IDS monitors network traffic, searching for suspicious activity and known threats and sending up alerts when it finds such items. The function remains critical in the modern enterprise, but maybe not as a standalone solution.

Fortinet offers essential cyber-safety tips on Safer Internet Day

Starting as an initiative of the EU SafeBorders, over the years Safer Internet Day has grown beyond its traditional geographic zone and is now celebrated in about 130 countries worldwide.

US, UK, Aussie blame Russia for 2017 NotPetya attacks

After being held responsible for the attack on the Winter Olympics, Russia is under the spotlight yet again for another cyberattack.

7 threat modeling mistakes you’re probably making

The relative lack of maturity around threat modeling can cause big problems for organizations seeking to adopt the practice to bolster their network and services security.

Mastering email security with DMARC, SPF and DKIM

The three main email security protocols complement one another, so implementing them all provides the best protection. That’s easier said than done, but these tips can help.

What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.

The Qubes high-security operating system gains traction in the enterprise

Qubes OS defends at-risk enterprise users from targeted attacks, as well as drive-by malware and the Meltdown exploit.

Architecture-based, futuristic security to rule in 2018: Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, Check Point

CISOs will transition from a point product solutions approach to ‘Framework & Security Consolidation’ approach says Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, MD, Check Point, India & SAARC.

Proactive protection is the best shield for CISOs: Nilesh Jain, Trend Micro

"We are primarily focused to deliver proactive protection to customers across server security, endpoint security and network security", says Nilesh Jain, Vice President – South East Asia and India, at Trend Micro India. 

Security must not be a tactical necessity in 2018: Anil Bhasin, Palo Alto Networks

CISOs will evolve as an influential and importantly equal business stakeholder in digital companies says Anil Bhasin at Palo Alto Networks.
 

2018 will be the year of synchronised security: Sunil Sharma, Sophos

Synchronized security is the right ammo for businesses of all sizes, especially in this highly digitized world says Sunil Sharma, MD, Sophos India.

Building a data-driven organization with IoT and AI

IoT and AI will bring large and diverse data sets that will result in new challenges. Here’s how organizations can leverage these technologies to become data driven.