NSFOCUS in the News

NSFOCUS 2019 Predictions: Email Attachments, IoT, and Cryptominers to be Security Pain Points in 2019

December 13, 2018

VMblog.com – It’s no surprise that 2018 continued to bring an increase in fraud attacks and data security breaches, including those of Facebook and now Marriott. In the past two years, the average number of overall daily searches for keywords such as “personal information disclosure” and “hacker” have been fluctuating at a very high level. …read more

60 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019

December 4, 2018

Forbes – I’ve always been a loner, avoiding crowds as much as possible, but last Friday I found myself in the company of 500 million people. The breach of the personal accounts of Marriott and Starwood customers forced us to join the 34% of U.S. consumers who experienced a compromise of their personal information over …read more

Cyber Defense eMagazine 2018 – Recidivist Hackers

December 4, 2018

Cyber Defense Magazine – Recidivist is an interesting word. It means “a convicted criminal who reoffends, especially repeatedly.” The word had common usage in the last century although it started to fall into disuse the last 30 years or so. There isn’t another word that aptly describes the behavior identified in the NSFOCUS 2018 H1 …read more

Crypto Mining, DDoS Attacks On The Rise – Report

October 19, 2018

BlockTribune – NSFOCUS, a hybrid security solution company, today released its H1 Cybersecurity Insights report, which highlights the observations of the NSFOCUS Threat Intelligence center, a security research organization created by NSFOCUS for implementing an intelligent security 2.0 strategy and improving the cybersecurity ecosystem. NSFOCUS analyzed traffic from January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018. …read more

The daily briefing.

October 19, 2018

The Cyber Wire – McAfee researchers report finding a hitherto unremarked “data reconnaissance implant” that’s targeting Korean speakers. They’re calling it “Oceansalt,” an homage to the earlier Seasalt implant that the old Chinese Comment Crew used back in 2010. Indeed, Oceansalt reuses code from Seasalt. The Comment Crew, also known as APT1, is thought to …read more

Google security official on election threats, spearphishing

October 19, 2018

POLITICO – GOOGLE EMAIL SECURITY GURU SPEAKS — MC recently caught up with Mark Risher, director of product management at Google with an emphasis on security and privacy. A few highlights: — Election security threats are broader than one country or one group of people, Risher said. “One of the headlines that shows up often …read more

NSFOCUS introduces new capability to identify cyber risk exposure

September 19, 2018

Help Net Security – NSFOCUS announced the launch of NSFOCUS Exposed Internet Surface Analysis (EISA), a new capability to address the cyber security risk faced by organizations today. EISA identifies malicious activity of rogue IPs, ports and services that might be compromised and hidden within the organization’s network providing insights to prioritize remediation and block …read more

Security, insurance providers want to help you evaluate your cyber risk

September 18, 2018

CSO Australia – A host of security vendors are targeting governance-minded companies with tools for formalising the evaluation and management of cybsersecurity risk across an organisation. Secureworks, for one, has wrapped its Secureworks Security Maturity Model (SSMM) methodology into a self-assessment tool that helps organisations benchmark the maturity of their cybersecurity processes. The methodology – …read more

ThreatQ Leverages NSFOCUS to Categorize Threats and Pinpoint Valuable Connections

March 22, 2018

It is no surprise that everyone, including organizations, are vulnerable to a large amount of threats on a daily basis. In Q3 of 2016 alone, Panda Labs captured 18 million new malware samples; that is not including samples detected by other companies. Furthermore, in a study done by Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU), 78% of participants stated …read more

NSFOCUS introduces comprehensive web application security solution

January 26, 2017

Vigilance Security Magazine – Complex attacks on web-based applications are on the rise, accounting for approximately 40 percent of all data breaches in 2016. To combat this growing threat, NSFOCUS has introduced its Web Application Security solution to ensure enterprises are equipped with the most comprehensive application-layer protection against web attacks that can result in …read more