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In any given attack campaign, bad actors have a specific goal in mind. This goal could involve accessing a developer’s machine and stealing a project’s source code, sifting through a particular executive’s emails, or exfiltrating customer data from a server that’s responsible for hosting payment...

RSAC 2018, one of the largest cybersecurity conference events in the world, is almost here. More than any other, this is the place where leading security companies, researchers, CISOs, and their staffs from across the globe come together to talk, learn, present, and speculate about...

With the significant growth of the Android operating system, cybercriminals are increasingly using the platform for malicious purposes, and organizations can no longer ignore these threats. This post describes the most effective techniques for detecting Android-based malware, and thwarting it.  In 2017, Android overtook Microsoft Windows...

There’s a lot of buzz these days about cyberattack prediction. The U.S. federal government is keen to develop technologies that will not just detect but accurately predict cyberthreats. But they aren’t alone. The commercial sector is also ramping up their interest in cyberattack prediction. Although it...

Prediction, during a data breach or cyber attack would be extremely beneficial if security defenders knew their attacker’s next move. Armed with such information, administrators could take proactive measures to protect sensitive data, patch or update vulnerable software, bolster security settings, and block the attacker’s access and...