Month: November 2016

Who’s on Your IT Security Dream Team?

November 30, 2016

Computerworld – Getting the gang together. Last month, I presented you a chamber of horrors—the worst people you meet doing IT security, many of them your friends and, sadly, co-workers. But I don’t like to dwell on the negative! So I asked a slew of IT pros about the best people, the ones they want …read more

Threat Intelligence: What It Is and How to Use It Effectively

November 29, 2016

By: Anil Nandigam, Sr. Director, Product Marketing, NSFOCUS

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In today’s cyber landscape, decision makers constantly question the value of their security investments, asking whether each dollar is helping secure the business. Meanwhile, cyber attackers are growing smarter and more capable every day. Today’s security teams often find themselves falling behind, left to analyze artifacts from the past to try to determine the future. As organizations work to bridge this gap, threat intelligence (TI) is growing in popularity, usefulness and applicability. In its simplest form, TI is the process of understanding the threats to an organization based on available data points. (more…)

NSFOCUS Expands Management Team; Appoints Andre Mello New VP of Latin America Sales

November 28, 2016

Santa Clara, Calif., November 28, 2016 – NSFOCUS, a global provider of intelligent hybrid security solutions, today announced that Andre Tristao e Mello has joined the company as Vice President of Sales, focused on Latin America. As part of the NSFOCUS management team, Mr. Mello is responsible for overseeing continued sales growth and business development …read more

NSFOCUS Continues European Expansion with New Partner, MultiPoint

November 17, 2016

LONDON, UK. – November 17, 2016 – NSFOCUS IB today confirmed its new partnership with MultiPoint, continuing its expansion into Europe. NSFOCUS was founded in 2000 to provide enterprise-level network security solutions and services primarily in the Asia/Pacific market. The new NSFOCUS International Business subsidiary brings advanced security solutions to the Americas, Europe, the Middle …read more

NSFOCUS IB announces new technical VP for EMEA, Richard Meeus

November 15, 2016

LONDON, UK. – November 15, 2016 – NSFOCUS IB today announced that Richard Meeus has joined the company as Technical Vice President, EMEA. NSFOCUS was founded in 2000 to provide enterprise-level network security solutions and services primarily in the Asia/Pacific market. The new NSFOCUS International Business subsidiary brings advanced security solutions to the Americas, Europe, …read more

IP ServerOne Launches Threat Intelligence and DDoS Mitigation Services Powered by NSFOCUS

November 14, 2016

Malaysia’s increased connectivity and exposure to cyber threats makes local enterprises highly vulnerable to interruption that could lead to significant business loss KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia –  15  November 2016 – NSFOCUS, an award-winning global provider of intelligent hybrid security solutions, today announced that Malaysian web hosting provider, IP ServerOne, has selected NSFOCUS Threat Intelligence (TI) …read more

The Real Hacker Threat to Election Day? Data Deception and Denial

November 7, 2016

Wired – Hacks, data leaks, and disinformation have all added to the chaos of one of the most contentious elections in history. US intelligence agencies have even accused Russia of perpetrating some portion of the digital meddling. And now reports indicate that officials are preparing for worst-case cybersecurity scenarios on November 8. But what might …read more

Massive DDoS Attacks Disable Internet Access Throughout Liberia

November 7, 2016

eSecurity Planet – British security researcher Kevin Beaumont recently reported that a series of massive cyber attacks using the Mirai DDoS botnet periodically disabled all Internet access throughout the country of Liberia. “Liberia has one Internet cable, installed in 2011, which provides a single point of failure for Internet access. … The attacks are extremely …read more

The Myth Of Threat Intelligence In The Channel, And An Intelligent Hybrid Security Approach

November 7, 2016

Business Solutions Magazine – Over the last year, Threat Intelligence (TI) has become a hot topic for the cybersecurity industry. Organizations of all sizes are looking to the channel to provide recommendations on what to purchase, how to implement, and how to gain the greatest value from TI. It is therefore critical the channel clearly …read more

Cyber attack takes Liberia’s entire Internet down – expert comment

November 3, 2016

Global Security Magazine – A cyber attack has knocked Liberia’s internet offline, as hackers targeted the nation’s infrastructure using the same method that shut down hundreds of the world’s most popular websites at the end of last month. Multiple attacks against Liberia’s internet infrastructure have intermittently taken the country’s websites offline over the course of …read more