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2013-10-28 23:25:09

Company Poised for Explosive Growth as It Provides Enterprises with Superior Protection Against Rises in Sophisticated Malicious Attacks San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Cyphort, Inc. (http://www.cyphort.com), an advanced threat monitoring and mitigation platform, today announced that it closed in $15.5 million Series B funding. The oversubscribed round was led by Trinity Ventures with participation from existing investors; Foundation Capital and Matrix Capital. Fred Wang,...

2013-10-22 16:26:54

Enhancements include inline sandboxing defenses, malware isolation, phishing education and new platform support SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. continued its proven cybersecurity leadership today by advancing Websense® TRITON® defenses to thwart every stage of the targeted threat kill chain. Cybercriminals prey on organizations through reconnaissance, luring victims, redirecting web traffic, executing exploit kits, deploying dropper files, calling home and ultimately...

2013-07-23 08:37:09

New Alliance Focuses on Improving Defenses against a Broad Array of Advanced Cyber Threats, Including Spear Phishing and Targeted Attacks CHANTILLY, Va., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PhishMe(®), Inc., the leading provider of immersive security behavior management, today announced a partnership with FireEye(®), Inc. the leader in stopping today's new breed of cyber attacks. By pairing the FireEye platform with employee training through immersion in PhishMe's simulated phishing...

2013-04-25 23:00:35

Presentation will educate attendees on tactics and techniques to avoid a cyberattack or data breach. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 ThreatMetrix, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced that Andreas Baumhof, chief technology officer, ThreatMetrix, will speak on “Proactive Tactics for Avoiding Attacks and Data Breaches” at the FS-ISAC & BITS Annual Summit, April 28 — May 1, at Marriott Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra, Fla....

Symantec Report Says Android And Small Businesses At Greatest Security Risk
2013-04-17 12:51:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Symantec released their 2013 Internet Security Threat Report yesterday, finding that Android is still the most targeted mobile operating system, that malware authors are increasingly watching their victims and stealing their identities, and that small businesses are more likely to be targeted than large companies. All told, 2012 saw a 42-percent increase in targeted attacks with 31 percent of these attacks aimed at businesses...

2013-02-20 16:28:21

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securonix, the leader in Security Intelligence software announced today the general availability of Securonix version 4.0. The release combines external global threat intelligence with internal local threat intelligence on users, systems and activities down to the transaction level. In addition, the intelligence can be applied in real time for prevention and rapid detection of threats. Through the unified view of IT risk, Securonix customers are able...

2012-12-05 16:26:26

ABINGDON, England, December 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab experts have today outlined the key security trends of 2012 and presented their views on the core threats of 2013. The most notable predictions for the next year include the continued rise of targeted attacks, cyber-espionage and nation-state cyber-attacks, the evolving role of hacktivism, the development of controversial 'legal' surveillance tools and the increase in cybercriminal attacks targeting cloud-based...

2012-11-13 08:43:18

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From mass compromises of Wordpress to a spear-phishing attack on the White House, there is no doubt cybercriminals gained confidence and momentum in 2012. To help organizations prepare for next year, the Websense(®) Security Labs(TM) today announced seven predictions for the 2013 threat landscape. The full report can be found here, which includes in-depth articles on mobile security, email security and Java exploits. Highlights include: 1....

2012-08-09 23:00:05

Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection is a new approach to identifying and applying additional security controls to suspicious messages. It is the industry's first comprehensive, cloud-based data security solution for preventing targeted email attacks. Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Sagient Technologies, Inc, ("Sagient") (http://www.sagienttech.com) has partnered up with Proofpoint to provide clients with today's most complete email protection solutions. The newest offering,...

2012-08-07 02:34:50

CHANTILLY, Va., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise users receive unfiltered phishing messages nearly every day of the week, and most of them are not properly trained to recognize or safely react to them, according to new survey data released today by PhishMe. More than two thirds (69%) of security professionals say they encounter phishing messages that get past anti-spam filters and reach users' email boxes at least a few times a week, according to a survey of attendees conducted by...