Nation-state actor hit Google with the largest DDoS attack

In an overview of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) trends targeting its network links, Google revealed that in 2017 a nation-state actor used massive firepower that amounted to more than 2.54 terabits per second. The actor targeted thousands of Google IP addresses at the same time and used several attack methods in a campaign that span across … Continue reading Nation-state actor hit Google with the largest DDoS attack

Intel’s Ice Lake Xeon processors get new security features

Intel today revealed the data security and privacy upgrades that will be introduced to the upcoming 3rd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors code-named Ice Lake and specifically built to power data center platforms. "Intel is doubling down on its Security First Pledge, bringing its pioneering and proven Intel Software Guard Extension (Intel SGX) to the … Continue reading Intel’s Ice Lake Xeon processors get new security features

CISOs Planning on Bigger Budgets: Report

Budgets are on the rise, even in a time of revenue worries across the industry. A new report on CISO spending patterns shows fear of regulators drives board-level security investment decisions, with 77% of respondents saying their organizations are increasing their budgets because of audit failures or security incidents. Fifty-eight percent of the 900-plus infosec … Continue reading CISOs Planning on Bigger Budgets: Report

Password managers: A cheat sheet for professionals

The sheer number of passwords the average person has can lead to confusion and tons of password retrieval emails. Simplify and secure your digital life by learning about password managers. Never used a password manager? Here's how to get started Watch Now Find me a person alive that doesn't have at least one online password, … Continue reading Password managers: A cheat sheet for professionals

What is mobile device management? MDM explained

Not too long ago, the desktop computer was the primary computing device for enterprise employees. With the rise of mobile endpoints like smartphones, laptops and tablets, employees are connecting to corporate networks from a wide variety of places and devices. Today, especially with the popularity of the WFH (work from home) model, managing the multitude … Continue reading What is mobile device management? MDM explained