High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Tony Loi  |  April 12, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
BlackHat Asia 2016 was once again held in the majestic Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore.. This is one of the biggest security conferences in Asia. We attended many of the talks and presentations and wanted to highlight some of the most interesti...
by RSS Roland Dela Paz  |  April 12, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
Back when I was in college, I remember one day our class asked our programming professor, “how do we create a virus?” Understandably, our professor refused to answer the question. However, after some persuading, he eventually agreed to gi...
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  April 11, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
You could call healthcare security breaches a rising epidemic.  According to Christopher Moynier, Healthcare Systems Engineer for Fortinet, it could “become a life or death situation.” Healthcare organizations today are uniquely vul...
by RSS Fortinet  |  April 10, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
In February 2016, a group of hackers from Russia took control of a Victorian high school’s phone system to unleash a flurry of bomb threats across schools in New South Wales, Queensland, and Victoria, causing major disruptions, but ultimately,...
by RSS Anthony Giandomenico  |  April 08, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
I don’t think a day goes by without hearing about another company that was a victim of a data breach.  These companies are not small either.  Organizations like the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), The Internal Revenue Service (I...
by RSS Derek Manky  |  April 07, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
The Internet of Things (IoT) is projecting incredible growth in the near future—with an estimated 20+ billion devices expected to be connected in the next four years alone. This rapid expansion will afford opportunities to all sorts of business...
by RSS Bill McGee  |  April 06, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Preventing the loss of critical or sensitive data has been an issue for as long as there has been proprietary information and intellectual property. But recent developments both in regulatory requirements and in the evolution of network infrastructur...
by RSS Bill McGee  |  April 06, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
If you’ve been listening to the news at all the past couple of weeks, you have undoubtedly heard of a number of companies being affected by ransomware.  The recent surge in this form of cyber attack has many organizations and users underst...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  April 05, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
While attackers are showing greater interest in both direct and indirect targeted attacks at Industrial Control Systems, it is perhaps a good time to assess where we stand with regards to protecting these systems.  Industrial Control Systems (I...
by RSS Kenichi Terashita  |  April 05, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
The Locky ransomware has shown no signs of slowing down its aggressive activity since it was first observed in mid-February up to the present, and it has already emerged as this year's major threat. The following report on Locky trends within Jap...
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  April 04, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
When it comes to security, healthcare is in the middle of a perfect storm. On the one hand, access to data distributed across devices and locations is paramount – diverse providers and connected organizations need that data to flow freely in o...
by RSS Wayne Chin Yick Low  |  April 01, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
Fortinet has discovered a potential attack surface for Microsoft office via EXD file. After a malformed or specifically crafted EXD file was placed in an expected location, it could trigger a remote code execution when a document with ActiveX is open...
by RSS Tien Phan  |  April 01, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
A new ransomware targeting Magento Websites was recently discovered by the Malware Hunter Team and Lawrence Abrams. This post intends to share additional findings of the FortiGuard Lion Team, specifically on three areas: 1) KimcilWare’s backdoo...
by RSS Amir Zali  |  April 01, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
In this second part article, we analyze two recent vulnerabilities in ISC BIND identified as CVE-2016-1286 and CVE-2016-2088. Based on advisories, these bugs can be triggered using a malformed DNAME record (CVE-2016-1286) or an OPT COOKIE records (CV...

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