NSFOCUS in the News

Telecom Exchange LA 2018: NSFOCUS Discusses 2017-18 Report on 27 Million Cyber Attackers

November 19, 2018 | Devika Jain

Telecom Exchange LA – Live from Telecom Exchange (TEX) LA 2018, we are pleased to be joined by Guy Rosefelt, Director, Threat Intelligence & Web Security for NSFOCUS. NSFOCUS is an iconic internet and application security company with over 18 years of proven industry experience. Mr. Rosefelt talks about the importance of focusing on low […]

USA & China Named As Top Cyber-Attack Sources

November 9, 2018 | Devika Jain

Cyber Security Intelligence – NSFOCUS has released its H1 Cybersecurity Insights report, which analyzed traffic from January to July this year across more than 27 million attack sources the first half of 2018. The standout issues are a big jump in crypto mining, the persistence of DDoS attacks and the predominace of repeated ‘recidivist’ attacks […]

Week in review: Top cyber attack sources, serverless botnets, CFO as best cybersecurity friend

October 28, 2018 | Devika Jain

Help Net Security – Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: Repairnator bot finds software bugs, successfully submits patches Can a bot create valid, high-quality fixes for software bugs more rapidly than a human can, and get them accepted by human developers and permanently merged in the code base? […]

USA and China identified as top cyber attack sources

October 22, 2018 | Devika Jain

Help Net Security – NSFOCUS released its H1 Cybersecurity Insights report, which analyzed traffic from January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018. Since the end of March, the number of crypto mining activities has risen sharply compared to the beginning of 2018. Among all crypto miners, WannaMine was the most active, responsible for more than […]

Crypto Mining, DDoS Attacks On The Rise – Report

October 19, 2018 | Devika Jain

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. […]

The daily briefing.

October 19, 2018 | Devika Jain

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 […]

Google security official on election threats, spearphishing

October 19, 2018 | Devika Jain

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 […]

NSFOCUS introduces new capability to identify cyber risk exposure

September 19, 2018 | Devika Jain

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 […]

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

September 18, 2018 | Devika Jain

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 – […]

ThreatQ Leverages NSFOCUS to Categorize Threats and Pinpoint Valuable Connections

March 22, 2018 | Devika Jain

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 […]